Make a 2D Arcade Game in a Weekend: With Unity is published by Apress on December 18, 2015. This book has 159 pages in English, ISBN-10 1484214951, ISBN-13 978-1484214954. PDF is available for download below.
Create and complete your first 2D arcade game in Unity. In Make a 2D Arcade Game in a Weekend with Unity, you will learn to create an arcade classic brick breaker game from beginning to end. You will plan the game flow, add the graphics and create the game logic using C#, then build the UX to complete your game. By the time you have finished, you will have enough knowledge to tweak the game to create more levels or your own variant game rules, and you will have the confidence to go on and create your own 2D arcade games. You will also learn how to publish the game into mobile app stores.
Unity is a powerful cross platform software tool that allows you to create 2D and 3D apps and games. Learning how to create a classic arcade game is a great way to learn the foundations of game design. While you do need to have a basic understanding of Unity to complete this project, advanced game building or advanced Unity experience is not required.
What you’ll learn
- Learn how to design a classic arcade puzzle game with a unique twist
- Navigate the Unity game development platform
- Gain knowledge and experience scripting in C#
- Add power-ups and scoring to a game
- Learn tips for shortening the development timeline
- Deploy your game using Unity Cloud Build
Who this book is for
Make a 2D Arcade Game in a Weekend with Unity is for readers who are interested in learning the basic concepts of game development. Make a 2D Arcade Game in a Weekend with Unity is an excellent choice for the beginner game developer or novice mobile app developer to learn how to build a classic arcade game in a short period of time.