Best Game Engines of 2020

Best Game Engines of 2020

When it comes to game development, choosing the right game engine for your game can make or break the entire experience.  There are also a lot of factors to consider: What kind of game are you trying to make? Is your game 2D or 3D? How experienced are you? How vibrant is the engine or … Read moreBest Game Engines of 2020

Free Course – Game Development for Kids with Unity Playground

Game Development and Coding for Kids

Begin developing your first game with the free tutorial above using Unity Playground – the perfect, no coding solution for kids and those young at heart!  You can also extend the material covered here by checking out the full course below! Game Development and Coding for Kids About Through this Unity tutorial created by Pablo … Read moreFree Course – Game Development for Kids with Unity Playground

Create 2D Lights with Unity’s Universal Render Pipeline

2D Lights URP Featured Image

Unity 2019.3 is packed to the brim with new features to help improve your game development process!  Along with the release of a new graphics rendering pipeline called Universal Render Pipeline (formerly LWRP), there are a lot of new 2D aspects added in Unity 2019.3+, including 2D Worldbuilding tools, 2D PSD Importer, 2D Pixel Perfect … Read moreCreate 2D Lights with Unity’s Universal Render Pipeline

Free eBook – Unity Animation for Beginners

We are excited to announce our latest eBook: Unity Animation for Beginners. Created by Tim Bonzon, an expert animator and Unity developer, this eBook will show you how to work with several of Unity’s animation features – including to the Animator component, the Animation Timeline, Cinemachine, and more.  You will also learn to rig, animate, … Read moreFree eBook – Unity Animation for Beginners

How to Set Up Unity for Mobile Games

Web Class: Mobile Game Development

You can access the full course here: Mobile Game Development for Beginners Adding Mobile Components In order to build to Android or iOS, we need to add the corresponding components to our Unity version. In the Unity Hub, go to the Installs tab and identify the version of Unity you’re using. Click on the three dots … Read moreHow to Set Up Unity for Mobile Games

Learn Materials in Unity

Web Class: Learn Materials in Unity

You can access the full course here: Intro to Game Development with Unity Part 1 What is a Material? Materials define how an object looks in-game. Texture, transparency, color, reflectiveness, etc. In the editor, let’s create a new Material (right click Project window > Create > Material) and call it MyMaterial. When we select the material, … Read moreLearn Materials in Unity

A Guide to the Unity Animator for 2D Characters

A Guide to the Unity Animator for 2D Characters

Introduction What is it that an animator does? What summary can we give that would accurately describe the operations an animator performs? Is an animator an artist illusionist? Is he a virtual puppet master? What about video game animators? Are they much different from a pen-and-pencil animator? I would say that when it comes to … Read moreA Guide to the Unity Animator for 2D Characters

Designing a Unity Level with Tilemaps

Web Class: Design a Unity Level with Tilemaps

You can access the full course here: Develop a Puzzle Platformer Game In this lesson you will learn how to create the first level layout of this game. This will include the following: Importing tile assets Creating tilemaps Setting up the tile palettes Painting the map Importing the Sprite Assets In Unity, you will want … Read moreDesigning a Unity Level with Tilemaps

How to Create a 2D Platformer Controller

Web Class: How to Create a 2D Platformer Controller

You can access the full course here: Develop a Puzzle Platformer Game In this lesson you will learn how to set up the character controller by importing the Standard Assets that Unity provides and use it in a simple scene with a ground object. Creating the Project You will want to create a new project. … Read moreHow to Create a 2D Platformer Controller

How to Animate a 2D Character in Unity

How to Animate a 2D Character in Unity

Introduction At the very core of animation is an illusion. The “Illusion of Life” is what it is called. We think an animation looks the best when it produces a greater illusion of a living character. This makes sense, does it not? When we see an animation of a living character, it triggers a memory … Read moreHow to Animate a 2D Character in Unity