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

Unity ML-Agents Tutorials – Complete Guide

Unity ML-Agents, is an open source toolkit developed by Unity to enhance a game’s AI with machine learning. Typically when developing an AI for a game, you’d check to see if a certain condition is true (i.e. can you see the player?) and then execute a certain action (i.e. attack). This form of AI works, … Read moreUnity ML-Agents Tutorials – Complete Guide

Unity Havok Physics Tutorials – Complete Guide

Unity Havok Physics Tutorials - Complete Guide

Havok, is a popular physics engine which can be found in many AAA games, and now it’s coming to Unity. So what does this mean? Well for many years, people have been asking for an alternative to Unity’s built in physics system. It can be limiting for some developers, who want better performance from larger … Read moreUnity Havok Physics Tutorials – Complete Guide

Unity XR Interaction Toolkit Tutorials – Complete Guide

Unity XR Interaction Toolkit Tutorials - Complete Guide

Unity’s new XR Interaction Toolkit allows developers to implement interactivity into their AR and VR experiences without needing to code. The toolkit is available for Unity 2019.3 and can be downloaded from the Package Manager. It features a number of components which can be attached to different GameObjects in order to give them certain interactive … Read moreUnity XR Interaction Toolkit Tutorials – Complete Guide

How to Improve Game Feel in Three Easy Ways

How to Improve Game Feel in Three Easy Ways

Game feel, or ‘game juice’ refers to the tactile sensation experienced when interacting with video games, which decides how fun or engaging the second-to-second play of the game is. It is often a combination of many different aspects, including how quickly your character’s animation plays in response to control input and how much audiovisual feedback … Read moreHow to Improve Game Feel in Three Easy Ways

Create 2D Lights with Unity’s Universal Render Pipeline

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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

Optimizing Mobile Apps in Unity

Web Class: Mobile Game Development

You can access the full course here: Mobile Game Development for Beginners Caching Objects In Unity, there’s many functions we can use to easily get objects/components. GameObject.Find GameObject.GetComponent GameObject.FindObjectOfType GameObject.FindObjectWithTag Camera.main Calling these every frame or frequently is not recommended. What you should do, is cache the object so that you can easily use it … Read moreOptimizing Mobile Apps in Unity

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

How to Generate Huge Worlds for Unity

Web Class: A Guide to Huge Worlds in Unity

You can access the full course here: Create and Manage Huge Worlds Part 1 Creating our Terrain For this project, we’re going to be needing a terrain to test out the chunk system with. The program L3DT is what we’re going to use. This is a free program which can generate terrains with various different properties and … Read moreHow to Generate Huge Worlds for Unity

How to Connect to an API with Unity

How to Connect to an API with Unity

Introduction In this tutorial, we’re going to be building an app in Unity which will connect to an API, send a query, and return a JSON file of results to display on the screen. For this case, we’re going to be making an app that will display upcoming firework displays. Project Files This project will … Read moreHow to Connect to an API with Unity