Unity and Oculus Rift Getting Started

This document is meant to help get us started with some of the tools we will us in the class.  Please either add comments or make new posts with problems and solutions you come across in trying to get software and hardware to working on your system.

First get Unity: https://unity3d.com/get-unity

The personal edition is fine




next get the oculus sdk: https://developer.oculus.com/


It is possible that V. may not work on your system.  You can try other versions as well: https://developer.oculus.com/downloads/


As a UW-Madison Student you have access to Lynda.com.  However, logging in can be a bit strange.  I have found the best method is to click login, then click “Organization Login” and click “Not sure how to log in”.  This seems to work consistently for me.






From here, there are many good Unity tutorials.  For example, here is one for learning Unity 5: