About Unity Game Design
Unity is the #1 game design engine in the world. Understanding and knowing how to use Unity to design a game will help you take your gaming ideas and turn them into reality. The best part? Anyone can jump head first into Unity game design. It doesn’t matter your background or skill level, you can develop the skills needed to design games.
COURSE LENGTH: 2 DAYS
This 2-day Unity game design course is perfect for anyone interested in game development and design. It doesn’t matter if you’re a professional coder or someone who’s just getting started, Unity makes it easier to take your ideas and turn them into real games. During the first day, you’ll learn about the tools Unity provides and on the second day, you’ll dive into actually programming a game.
What you'll learn in this Unity Game Design course.By taking this course, you’ll learn:
- Unity terminology
- Level design
- Terrain engine
- Adding sound to your games
- Path finding with navigation meshes
- Importing assets into your game
- Completion of a first person shooter game
- MonoDevelop integration with Unity
- Unity API
- Completion of a 3-D version of Asteroids (the game)
RequirementsSkills: For this class, all code will be written in C#. While prior knowledge of C# may be helpful, it is not essential (introductory material for C# will be covered the second day of class).
If you have a Windows laptop, here is what you will need to be successful:
- At least 4 gigs of RAM
- At least 250 gig of hard drive space
- Intel i5 or greater/ AMD a10-7800 or greater
- Windows Version 10 or newer
- You will also want to clean-off unneeded files and defragment your hard drives before class to maximize your laptop performance during class.
If you have a Mac computer, here is what you will need to be successful:
- 2011 MacBooks or newer
- At least 80 gig hard drive of space
- Latest MacOSx
- You will also want to clean-off unneeded files before class to maximize your laptop performance during class.
Software: You’ll need the latest publicly available version of Unity (Personal Edition) and MonoDevelop. A modified version of MonoDevelop is installed with Unity and you should use this version. You are free to use Visual Studio if you prefer it. You can get the latest versions at:
- http://unity3d.com/get-unity/download?ref=personal (for Unity and MonoDevelop)
- https://www.visualstudio.com (for Visual Studio)
- Video to assist with your installation of the Unity software