Unity3d Project Setup
Before we get started, let me preface the setup by saying that a lot of the configurations that follow here are merely suggestions. Feel free to use different names, colors, directory structures, etc.
Let's create a new 3D project in Unity:
To keep our project clean and organized, create the following directories and save the current scene under the scene directory:
For the time being, let's first create a 2D version of the Game of Life. We will later extend this to 3D:
Select the main camera and set Clear Flags to Solid Color, Projection to Orthographic and Size to 10:
Create a 3D Cube GameObject and move it under the prefabs directory:
That's it. In the next chapter, we will start creating the grid in which our little cubes will play The Game of Life.