Unity vs. Unreal – Choosing a Game Engine

Unity vs. Unreal

When learning game development, people often wonder about what the best game engine is – in fact, we’ve done a whole entire article on the matter. In terms of versatility, power, popularity, and use in the industry – there are two that most people talk about though: the Unity game engine and the Unreal Engine. Answering … Read more Unity vs. Unreal – Choosing a Game Engine

Unity Device Simulator Tutorials – Complete Guide

Unity Device Simulator Tutorials - Complete Guide

The Device Simulator is a package for Unity which can display your game on a number of different devices. This is so when you’re developing your game, you can see how it looks on mobile devices, consoles, and various other devices. The default Unity game window already has the ability to change the resolution and … Read more Unity Device Simulator Tutorials – Complete Guide

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 more Free 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 more Create 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 more Free eBook – Unity Animation for Beginners

How to Detect Touch Input for Mobile

Web Class: Mobile Game Development

You can access the full course here: Mobile Game Development for Beginners Touch Inputs Create a new C# script called ColorChanger and attach it to the main camera. Open it up in Visual Studio. In the Update function, we’re going to check for touch inputs. If the player has touched the screen, shoot a raycast at what … Read more How to Detect Touch Input for Mobile

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 more How 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 more Learn 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 more A 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 more Designing a Unity Level with Tilemaps