[quote="Guyon":3ljvylu5]DB Pro $69.99
Free Unity is Stripped down
Unity Pro $1200.00 ($1500 soon)
In the end it is the programmer not the engine. a beginner with a super engine will never compete with super star using any engine.
Final note: Better be up on your 3d modeling before you even think about any 3d system.[/quote:3ljvylu5]
Unity Pro is for companies making over $100,000 a year. The Indie (regular) version of Unity3D is free. And why should anyone limit himself with a terrible and slow engine? It'll just waste his time when he could be learning with a better engine. The skills someone learns with Unity3D will be extremely useful for other programming too. DB isn't even Object Oriented Programming...
Also, "stripped down" meaning? You lose a few features; features that DB could never dream of doing to begin with. Still, the engine is left hundreds of times more powerful than DB and can create damn good games.