Unity 5.x By Example

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Learn
  • Understand core Unity concepts, such as game objects, components, and scenes
  • Learn level design techniques for building immersive and interesting worlds
  • Learn to make functional games with C# scripting
  • Use the toolset creatively to build games of different themes and styles
  • Learn to handle player controls and input functionality
  • Dive into the process of working with terrains and world-creation tools
  • Import custom content into Unity from third-party tools, such as Maya and Blender
  • Get to grips with making both 2D and 3D games
About

Unity is an exciting and popular engine in the game industry. Throughout this book, you’ll learn how to use Unity by making four fun game projects, from shooters and platformers to exploration and adventure games.

Unity 5 By Example is an easy-to-follow guide for quickly learning how to use Unity in practical context, step by step, by making real-world game projects. Even if you have no previous experience of Unity, this book will help you understand the toolset in depth. You'll learn how to create a time-critical collection game, a twin-stick space shooter, a platformer, and an action-fest game with intelligent enemies. In clear and accessible prose, this book will present you with step-by-step tutorials for making four interesting games in Unity 5 and explain all the fundamental concepts along the way. Starting from the ground up and moving toward an intermediate level, this book will help you establish a strong foundation in making games with Unity 5.

Features
  • The most updated resource on Unity 5.x with comprehensive discussion on all the new features of Unity 5.x
  • Understand the core concepts surrounding Unity5 game development with this power-packed hands-on guide
  • Brush up your existing game development skills and create games that have a brilliant gameplay using the excellent examples from this book
Page Count 402
Course Length 12 hours 3 minutes
ISBN 9781785888380
Date Of Publication 23 Mar 2016
Guns and gun turrets
Ammo prefabs
Ammo spawning
User controls
Scores and scoring – UI and text objects
Working with scores – scripting with text
Polishing
Testing and diagnosis
Building
Summary

Authors

Alan Thorn

Alan Thorn is an educator, author, and multidisciplinary games-developer with 18 years of tech-industry experience. He is currently Head of Department for the Games Design and Development MA degree at the BAFTA-winning National Film and Television School, London. He has written 27 technical books on game development and presented 29 online training courses. He founded the game-studio Wax Lyrical Games and created the award-winning game Baron Wittard: Nemesis of Ragnarok.