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Build a Classic Duck Hunting Game in Augmented Reality from Scratch [Video]

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Learn
  • Master Unity 3D mobile app development with augmented reality games for Android & IOS
  • Understand how to use the Vuforia AR package
  • Understand the basics of C# with my step by step instructions on the screen
  • Increase your portfolio with an augmented reality game
  • How to animate 3D models
  • How to detect collisions
  • How to load resources, spawn items & randomize position/speed
  • How to export an Augmented Reality app to Android & IOS devices
  • Raycasting bullet impact (Firing items from the camera to hit 3D objects in the scene)
  • Particle systems to create a volcano eruption effect in the 3D world
About

AR Gaming has never been so much fun. Learn how to create a retro remake of the classic duck hunting game in augmented reality for IOS & Android devices from the ground up. No experience in prior coding languages is necessary as I guide you through the basics, explaining the why as well as the how when building your game. This is a very hands-on learning by doing the course. The author provides all assets which you can download via the course resources section.
INCLUDED ASSETS :
Duck model
Audio sound files
Environmental assets via a download
Gun model
Graphics for the on-screen display
The author starts with the absolute basics, how to setup Unity and Vuforia, how to import 3D models into unity and then make it all come together. As we progress I explain how to use the Vuforia image targets how to build games in Unity 3D. What better way to learn to code for augmented reality than creating an addictive classic game?
All the code and supporting files for this course are available at: https://github.com/PacktPublishing/Build-a-Classic-Duck-Hunting-Game-in-Augmented-Reality-from-Scratch

Style and Approach

This course provides you with the tools needed to break into Augmented Reality gaming (AR) in a fun way. Using a hands-on approach and step-by-step instructions, you will learn how to create an AR game from the ground up.

Features
  • This course is put together specifically for the beginner to the inter-mediate gaming community. 
  • To have Unity 3D and a few example applications on your job profile is an enormous advantage for someone looking to work in this field or improve an existing job position internally.
Course Length 7 hours 39 minutes
ISBN 9781789959260
Date Of Publication 18 Dec 2018

Authors

Diego Herrera

Diego Herrera - Mobile Application Developer, Unity and Augmented Reality
Diego owned a digital agency for 16 years in the UK before recently relocating to Spain and having a change in direction. His experience covers an array of programming languages and he has a passion for new technology in the digital field. He started developing in 2002 and has personally worked in numerous fields including web, app development, multilingual software, and 3D. He also released patent-pending technology for software created for the UK National Health Service (NHS).
Throughout his career, he has trained internal and external staff and assisted various companies with their required software training. He spends his time creating videos for build and run (a game dev tutorials website), developing 3D applications and augmented reality apps, and teaching others to do the same. In his spare time, he enjoys photography and video editing.
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