Holistic Mobile Game Development with Unity

  • An All-In-One Guide to Implementing Mechanics, Art Design and Programming for iOS and Android Games. Master mobile game design and development in this all-in-one guide to creating iOS and Android games in the cutting-edge game engine, Unity. By using Penny de Byl’s holistic method, you will learn about the principles of art, design, and code and gain multidisciplinary skills needed to succeed in the independent mobile games industry. In addition, hands-on exercises will help you throughout the process from design to publication in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

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Project Starters

Browse starter project files for Hands-On activities. Solutions also available.

Holistic Game Development with Unity

  • The independent developer has ascended, and the new business model demands agility. You have to be able to work on all aspects of game creation, and your team’s game will publish directly to platforms like Android, iPhone, and Facebook. You’ll use Unity, the hottest game engine out there, to do it. In order to earn your place on the elite development team, you must master both sides of the development coin: art and programming.

    Holistic Game Development with Unity is an authoritative guide to creating games in Unity. Taking you through game design, programming, and art, Penny de Byl uses a holistic approach to equip you with the multidisciplinary skills you need for the independent games industry.

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Video Tutorials

Step-by-Step tutorials show you the finer points of working with Unity on a variety of topics spanning art, design and code.

Project Starters

Many of the book's exercises require starter Unity Projects. They are all available here.

Teaching Resources

You'll find quality teaching resources here including lesson plans, Powerpoint slides, Prezis and more...

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Creating a game of Asteroids with Unity 5: Part 2
In this two part tutorial I will show you how to make a simple asteroids game with Unity. We will cover moving the ship, creating explosions, playing sounds, creating a healthier and modifying the direction of gravity.

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