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Getting Started with Unity 5

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Learn
  • Create, organize, and manage your game project with the Unity interface
  • Develop a 3D game environment with a custom terrain, water, sky, mountains, and trees
  • Import and use custom assets and asset packages to add characters to your game
  • Review existing animations and create custom animation clips to bring your game characters to life
  • Build custom scripts to make your game characters interactive
  • Add a graphical user interface to your game to enable easy user interaction
  • Explore advanced Unity concepts including workflow, scaling, physics, and cross-platform considerations
  • Customize your game with sound effects, shadows, lighting effects, and rendering options
About

This book will guide you through the entire process of creating a 3D game, from downloading the Unity game engine to publishing your game.

Beginning with an overview of the Unity engine and its interface, you will walk through the process of creating a game environment and learn how to use built-in assets as well as assets created with third-party 3D modeling tools such as Blender.

Moving on, you will create your very own animation clips from within Unity and learn scripting in Unity. You will master exciting concepts including mini-mapping, the game navigation system, sound effects, shadows, and light effects. By the end of the book, you'll have learned advanced topics such as cross-platform considerations that enable your games to run on every platform.

Features
  • Learn to create interactive games with the Unity 5 game engine
  • Explore advanced features of Unity 5 to help make your games more appealing and successful
  • A step-by-step guide giving you the perfect start to developing games with Unity 5
Page Count 184
Course Length 5 hours 31 minutes
ISBN9781784398316
Date Of Publication 28 May 2015

Authors

Dr. Edward Lavieri

Dr. Edward Lavieri is a veteran developer with a strong academic background. He has earned a doctorate in computer science from Colorado Technical University, an MS in management information systems (Bowie State University), an MS in education (Capella University), and an MS in operations management (University of Arkansas).

He has been creating and teaching computer science courses since 2002. Edward retired from the US Navy as a Command Master Chief after 25 years of active service. As the founder and creative director of three19, a software design and development studio. Edward is constantly designing and developing software.

This is Edward's 10th book.