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Creating and editing Terrains
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Terrain Engine

Unity’s Terrain system allows you to add vast landscapes to your game. At runtime, Terrain renderingThe process of drawing graphics to the screen (or to a render texture). By default, the main camera in Unity renders its view to the screen. More info
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is highly optimized for efficiency. The Unity Editor provides a selection of tools to create Terrain quickly and easily. This section explains the various options available for Terrain, and how to make use of them.

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  • 2019–01–29 Page amended with editorial review

  • Added information about the 2018.3 Terrain update and links to other resources

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Creating and editing Terrains