How to Code a Game – A Guide for Your First Video Game

How to Code a Game

If you’ve ever wanted to create a game, you might know that some form of coding is required (beyond the actual video game design that is).  Coding is, after all, what essentially makes the magic of games happen behind the scenes.  So, becoming a game developer, whether professional or as a hobbyist, does require you … Read more

Learn to Code for Beginners – Game Development

How to Learn Coding for Beginners

If you’ve ever wanted to create a video game, you may know that you need to learn to be a coder to accomplish this. For some people, they see coding as this impossible challenge in a similar vein to all of computer science, barring their way into the game development industry and becoming a coder. … Read more

Learn String Functions in C++

Learn String Functions in C++

You can access the full course here: The Complete Introduction to C++ Now that we know how to use functions, let’s take a look at some library functions. Strings come with a lot of functionality that can help retrieve properties or modify the string in some way. We will take a look at 6 functions: size() empty() substr(index, … Read more

Free Course – Create a Sword Using ProBuilder in Unity

Free Course – Create a Sword Using ProBuilder in Unity

Create a sword by using Unity’s ProBuilder package. You can also explore how you can render a variety of 3D meshes in ProBuilder using geometric shapes and tools common to 3D modeling software by exploring the full course below! Intro to ProBuilder About With instructions from developer Daniel Buckley, this ProBuilder tutorial will help you … Read more

Create a Pixel Art Player Sprite – Photoshop Tutorial

Create a Pixel Art Player Sprite - Photoshop Tutorial

You can access the full course here: Learn Practical Pixel Art Techniques in Photoshop Player Sprite In this lesson, we’re going to create our player character. As the character is the one thing that should stand out the most in the game, we should prefer to use bright colors instead of dark ones. For that, create a new layer (Control + … Read more

How to Make Pixel Art Look Metallic – Photoshop Tutorial

You can access the full course here: Learn Practical Pixel Art Techniques in Photoshop Metal Objects In this lesson, we’re going to see how to create metallic objects. We’re going to create a gold coin that our player can collect in our game. Select a yellow color as the base color and make a ‘circle‘ shape: Let’s add the shading to it in orange and a white specular pixel like so: Coin Sparkle … Read more

Free Course – Local Multiplayer Ready Player Controllers

Start creating multiplayer, platforming shooters in Unity by first learning how to set up the all-important player character controller! You can also extend the material covered here by checking out the full course below! Create a Retro Local Multiplayer Game About In this course taught by instructor Daniel Buckley, you’ll explore Unity’s Input System to … Read more

Level Design: Enhance Games with Environmental Storytelling

Level Design: Enhance Games with Environmental Storytelling

You can access the full course here: Level Design for Beginners Environmental Storytelling When designing your game and levels, you can tell a story in a number of different ways: through a quest, dialogue, etc. One powerful way to tell a story is through Environmental storytelling. It is especially useful for: Making your game world feel lived … Read more

Free Course – Create a Day-Night Cycle in Unity

Free Course - Create a Day-Night Cycle in Unity

Learn to mimic the passage of time for your Unity games in this day-night cycle tutorial. You can also explore how to utilize this day-night cycle for survival games by exploring the full course linked below! Survival Game Player Mechanics for Beginners About This Unity tutorial, taught by Unity developer Daniel Buckley, will provide you … Read more

Free Coding eBook – Coding for Beginners

Free eBook - Coding for Beginners

Learn how to code in a beginner-friendly way with our free, in-depth coding eBook: Coding for Beginners Created by Allan Carlos Claudino Villa, this eBook will help you learn your first amount of coding by exploring the popular C# language. You’ll master a variety of essential coding fundamentals needed for all languages, and also explore … Read more