Scrolling backgrounds is quite a necessity in 2D Platformer/Sidescroller/Shooter games. I had been working on a platformer recently and made a script for myself. This script is can be attached to a sprite to make it scroll horizontally. It requires a SpriteRenderer and takes a RigidBody2D as a target.
God Ray or Sun Shaft or any kind of Volumetric Light is a very common effect in any realistic scene. Unity 5 comes with a image effect for sun shafts. Which creates dynamic sun shafts from position of sun to viewer’s direction. But in some cases volumetric lighting is required. For example an open window in a dark … More Volumetric Light using Particles in Unity