Unity DOTS Roll-A-Ball – Entities 0.17 Update

Nearly two years ago I posted my first Unity DOTS/ECS tutorial onto the Turbo Makes Games YouTube channel. This tutorial was a recreation of the classic Unity Roll-A-Ball tutorial using Unity's Data-Oriented Technology Stack and their Entity Component system. Though many of the main concepts hold up two years later, a lot has changed in Unity ECS since then... The tutorial was originally created on Entities version 0.5 and the current version in early 2022 is 0.17. I do intend on creating a full update of this tutorial to show all the changes and best practices; however, I want to…

by Johnny Thompson
January 22, 2022