Unity 5 – Into the darkness

So you want to go into the darkness? Seen some of the questions on the internet let’s get this over with!

It’s all just a few steps into darkness, assuming you’ve already created a project.


  1. Delete the Directional Light
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  3. Select your (main) camera
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  5. Inspector > Clear flags > Solid Color, black if you want
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  7. Create a plane and you’ll notice you can still see it, not truly black right?
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  9. Go to Window > Lighting
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  11. Set the skybox to none
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  13. Set the ambient mode to color and select black if you want
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  15. Check again a true black scene before you place your lights!

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