There is a specific naming convention in the game industry that is used for the art tools, techniques and files. In this course, we will uncover 2D terminology that can be seen and used in Unity game engine. Where 3D uses three dimensions - horizontal, vertical and depth - 2D art is purely two-dimensional.
Before we jump ahead to play around Unity, we want to first take a look at the most commonly used terminology in Unity. Some of these terms apply to other game engines as well, so even if you don't plan to use Unity in your future projects, it is essential to memorize these terms for the long haul.