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Learn Unity For 2D Game Development by Alan Thorn

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Introduction

If you log on to any online or mobile marketplace for games and browse the titles offered today, it’s likely that the majority of games you see will be 2D and not 3D. If you think back over the relatively short history of video games, or if you listen to industry veterans talking about their inspirations and favorite games, it’s likely that the titles most mentioned are in the 2D style. Frequently listed titles in these video game reminiscences include: Pacman, Sonic the Hedgehog, Super Mario Brothers, Tetris, Lemmings, Arkanoid, Bejewelled, Angry Birds, Plants vs Zombies, Minesweeper, Civilization, Donkey Kong, and Sim City. Despite the manifold differences between all these landmark games both new and old, they all share the common ...

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