There would be multiple ways to do this but I would create a folder inside of a folder called “Resources”. Lets just say we call it “Weapons”. You can then load all of the files in that folder once when the scene loads and keep them in an array like this:
GameObject weapons = Resources.LoadAll<GameObject>("Weapons");
The advantage here is that you only load the assets once so you don’t have to load them during gameplay.
However, it shouldn’t actually be cumbersome to manually assign the assets in the editor since you can just shift click to select all of them and drag them into the array.
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