Alan Thorn

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Alan Thorn is a multidisciplinary game developer, author, and educator with 16 years of industry experience. He makes games for PC desktop, mobile, and VR. He founded 'Wax Lyrical Games' and created the award-winning game Baron Wittard: Nemesis of Ragnarok, working as a designer, programmer, and artist. He has written 20 technical books on game development and presented fifteen video training courses. These cover gameplay programming, Unity development, 3D modelling, and animation. He has worked in game development education as a visiting lecturer for the National Film and Television School, as a lead teacher for Uppingham School, and as a senior lecturer at Teesside University.

Books from Alan Thorn

  1. Unity Animation Essentials
    Bring your characters to life with the latest features of Unity and Mecanim
  2. Unity 5.x By Example
    An example-based practical guide to get you up and running with Unity 5.x
  3. Unity 2018 By Example - Second Edition
    Build exciting 2D/3D games and virtual reality applications with the help of hands-on examples
  4. Mastering Unity Scripting
    Learn advanced C# tips and techniques to make professional-grade games with Unity
  5. Mastering Unity 5.x
    Create amazing games with solid gameplay features, using a professional-grade workflow inside the Unity engine!
  6. Mastering Unity 2017 Game Development with C# - Second Edition
    Master realistic animations and graphics, particle systems, game AI and physics, sprites and VR development with Unity 2017
  7. Unreal Development Kit Game Programming with UnrealScript [Video]
    Kick-start your career in game development with UnrealScript and the UDK
  8. Unity 5 Scripting and Gameplay Mechanics [Video]
    Enhance your knowledge of scripting and master gameplay mechanics in Unity 5
  9. Unity 5 Level Design, Lighting, and Animation [Video]
    Create amazing games with Unity 5 using a level design, lighting, and animation
  10. Unity 5 for Beginners [Video]
    Get up and running with game development in Unity 5
  11. Rapid Game Development with Unity 5
    Explore how to build market-ready games using the powerful engine of Unity
  12. Advanced Game Mechanics in Unity 5 [Video]
    Learn scripting, particles, physics, advanced interface options, mobile development, building sprites, and so much more!