Last main post update : 2017-10-04

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Some free Unity assets for a limited time (24 hours)

  • Fantasy Bundle One from Tafi

The process in some what cumbersome and is described by Gamefromscratch in https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYaE8sJp62s

https://assetstore.unity.com/packages/3d/props/clothing/fantasy-bundle-one-from-tafi-188431

Use code GETTAFI at checkout

Edit: Added youtube link and code

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Hey, can you expand a little bit for me? It seems to be a paid bundle. You buy the bundle, which gives you the right to get it's contents for "free" ? Am I misunderstanding? Shows as $38 for me.

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Sorry, I forgot to add the youtube video.

You have to add the code GETTAFI at checkout. This will put the price to 0 when you checkout.
When the bundle is bought, you can buy each element (though not the last one) for free.

Hope there is still time for you to get the bundle.

1 month ago
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That worked, thank you very much, and the last one also worked for me now and it was free, so I'm not sure if they fixed it for everyone.

1 month ago
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Thank you for that. It is also free for me now.

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Thank you :)

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Something new-to-me found at Unreal Game Market

Epic Games Content

Twinmotion Sports Equipment Pack 1

Quixel Megascans

Megascans: Mine
Megascans: Rustic Pottery
Megascans: Military Equipment
Megascans: Medieval Tools
Megascans: Burnt Paper Debris
Megascans: Chopped Wood
Megascans - Concrete Rough Vol. 1           <-- seems to be an old one
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Thank you. It was still available to me.

1 month ago
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Thanks!

1 month ago
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Free assets from Epic Unreal Engine this month:

https://www.unrealengine.com/en-US/blog/featured-free-marketplace-content---july-2021

Free for the Month

Custom Shape Volumes           TiMer Games
Dreamscape Nature : Meadows - Stylized Open World Environment   Polyart Studio
Magic Circle Creator           Dragon Motion
Easy Texture Creator           S. Krezel
Foliage Plugin                 eelDev

Permanently Free Collection

"ArchViz" Explorer             Karl Detroit
4 weeks ago
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Thank you ^_^

4 weeks ago
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AAA grade game engine Lumbyard from Amazon Web Services is renamed Open 3D Engine and goes completly free et open source under Apache 2.0 license and no lockin!

https://o3de.org/

https://linuxfoundation.org/press-release/linux-foundation-to-form-new-open-3d-foundation/

Enjoy 😍

https://twitter.com/o3dengine
https://discord.gg/xNb2q4SJKJ

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Thanks for the heads up.

3 weeks ago
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Looks good

3 weeks ago
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Free eBook - Practical Game Design

4.7 (3 reviews total)
By Ennio De Nucci , Adam Kramarzewski
Publication date: Apr 2018
Pages: 476
Design accessible and creative games across genres, platforms, and development realities

PacktPub

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Thank you.

3 weeks ago
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Free book at Packt Pub

  • Getting Started with Unity 2018 - Third Edition
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Thanks!

2 weeks ago
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Free book at Packt Pub for today only:

  • Unreal Engine 4 Shaders and Effects Cookbook
5 days ago
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Thanks!

5 days ago
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Free eBook
C++ Game Development By Example
https://www.packtpub.com/free-learning

4 days ago
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Thank you.
It was also free back in December 2020, so you might already have it in your library.

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Thanks. I got it.

4 days ago
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Free eBook - Learning Java by Building Android Games - Second Edition
https://www.packtpub.com/free-learning

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Thanks!

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Free for August for August:

https://www.unrealengine.com/en-US/blog/featured-free-marketplace-content---august-2021

Free For The Month

Advance Female Customization               Hero's Journey
Luos's Eight elements                      Luos
Ingame Level Editor                        F1rstContent
Modular Sci Fi Office                      Ruslan Nazirov
Root Motion Guide                          JU SIK LEE

Permanently Free Collection

Landscape Pro 2.0 Auto-Generated Material           STF3d

Other that also seems to be be free since last time.

Epic Games Content

Twinmotion Boats Pack 1                Epic Games

Edit: Added link to blog post and the Permanently Free Collection.

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Thanks!

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