Building an FPS Game with Unity

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Learn
  • Use UFPS to build custom weapons with custom meshes and behaviors
  • Explore level design as you prototype levels, making use of Prototype to build levels out quickly
  • Build environments that are realistic as possible while keeping peak performance and repetitiveness down
  • Review tips and tricks on how to create environments using both terrain for outdoor areas and a modular workflow for interiors
  • Develop a number of different encounters that your players can fight against, from a simple turret enemy to complex AI characters from Shooter AI
  • Discover how to create unique objects such as exploding barrels and objects you can interact with
  • Create a custom GUI to help your game stand out from the crowd
  • Package your game for release, create an installer, and get your game out into the world
About

Unity, available in free and pro versions, is one of the most popular third-party game engines available. It is a cross-platform game engine, making it easy to write your game once and then port it to PC, consoles, and even the web, making it a great choice for both indie and AAA developers.

Building an FPS Game in Unity takes readers on an exploration of how to use Unity to create a 3D first person shooter (FPS) title, leveraging the powerful UFPS framework by VisionPunk and Prototype/ProBuilder 2.0 by ProCore3D.

After some setting up, you will start by learning how to create custom weapons, prototype levels, create exterior and interior environments, and breathe life into our levels. We will then add polish to the levels. Finally, we will create a custom GUI and menus for our title to create a complete package.

Features
  • Learn how to use Unity in conjunction with UFPS and ProBuilder to create a high-quality game quickly
  • Create both interior and exterior environments
  • A step-by step guide to building a project with clear examples and instructions to create a number of interesting scenarios
Page Count 326
Course Length 9 hours 46 minutes
ISBN 9781782174806
Date Of Publication 30 Oct 2015

Authors

John P. Doran

John P. Doran is a passionate and seasoned technical game designer, software engineer, and author based in Peoria, Illinois.

For over a decade, John has gained extensive hands-on expertise in game development, working in a variety of roles, ranging from game designer to lead UI programmer. Additionally, John has worked in game development education teaching in Singapore, South Korea, and the United States. To date, he has authored over 10 books pertaining to game development.

John is currently an instructor in residence at Bradley University. Prior to his present ventures, he was an award-winning videographer.