Unity Game Development Video How-To

Video Description

Skip the reading and learn by watching!

Short, clear videos show you visually how to develop games with Unity 5.

 

Unity Game Development Video How-To is a series of short, 2- to 5-minute how-to videos that walk the learner through a specific task or technique related to developing games with Unity 5.

Adapted from the book Sams Teach Yourself Unity Game Development in 24 Hours, Second Edition, each video is self-contained and focused entirely on one particular task. The learner can either go through the videos in sequence or jump into a particular task, see how something is done, and then jump out again.

 

Skill Level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Just a couple minutes is all you need to learn how to...

  • Create Your First Project
  • Create Some Game Objects
  • Import Your Own 3D Model
  • Download Models from the Asset Store
  • Apply Textures, Shaders, and Materials to Models
  • Apply a Heightmap to Terrain
  • Sculpt Terrain
  • Paint Textures on Terrain
  • Place Trees on a Terrain
  • Add a Lens Flare to Your Scene
  • Create a Lake and Adding Water
  • Add a Cookie to a Spotlight
  • Create a Split-Screen Camera System
  • Import and Attach Scripts
  • Attach Game Objects to Scripts
  • Use the Built-In Methods
  • Modify Public Variables in Unity
  • Call Methods
  • Read Mouse Movement
  • Transform a Target Object
  • Experiment with Colliders
  • Work with Triggers
  • Set Up the Goals
  • Write the Game Controller
  • Create a Prefab
  • Update Prefabs
  • Place a Sprite
  • Explore Sprite Mode
  • Use a Rect Transform
  • Use a Button
  • Set Up the Background
  • Set Up the Player
  • Make Particles Collide
  • Use the Curve Editor
  • Create an Animation
  • Make an Object Spin
  • Explore How Ethan Is Rigged
  • Set Up the Scene
  • Set Up the Ground
  • Scroll the Ground
  • Test Audio
  • Start and Stop Audio
  • Test Device Setup
  • Use the Accelerometer
  • Add Tilt Control
  • Add a Joystick & Button
  • Add Scenes to Build Settings
  • Use Persisting Objects

Who Should Use These Videos

  • Anyone who wants to learn how to build games with Unity
  • Casual app designers and developers at all levels

Table of Contents

  1. Learn How To...
    1. Create Your First Project 00:03:04
    2. Creating Some Game Objects 00:03:12
    3. Importing Your Own 3D Model 00:03:48
    4. Downloading Models from the Asset Store 00:03:22
    5. Applying Textures, Shaders, and Materials to Models 00:04:29
    6. Applying a Heightmap to Terrain 00:02:50
    7. Sculpting Terrain 00:03:34
    8. Painting Textures onto Terrain 00:04:19
    9. Placing Trees on a Terrain 00:03:13
    10. Adding a Lens Flare to Your Scene 00:02:03
    11. Creating a Lake and Adding Water 00:04:06
    12. Adding a Cookie to a Spotlight 00:03:28
    13. Creating a Split-Screen Camera System 00:02:35
    14. Import and Attach Scripts 00:02:17
    15. Attach Game Objects to Scripts 00:03:21
    16. Use the Built-In Methods 00:02:54
    17. Modifying Public Variables in Unity 00:03:46
    18. Calling Methods 00:04:55
    19. Reading Mouse Movement 00:03:46
    20. Transforming a Target Object 00:04:53
    21. Experimenting with Colliders 00:04:35
    22. Working with Triggers 00:04:48
    23. Set Up the Goals 00:07:09
    24. Write the Game Controller 00:06:18
    25. Creating a Prefab 00:02:13
    26. Updating Prefabs 00:02:56
    27. Placing a Sprite 00:02:18
    28. Exploring Sprite Mode 00:03:19
    29. Using a Rect Transform 00:04:26
    30. Using a Button 00:02:24
    31. Set Up the Background 00:05:48
    32. Set Up the Player 00:03:18
    33. Making Particles Collide 00:04:08
    34. Using the Curve Editor 00:02:33
    35. Creating an Animation 00:02:48
    36. Making an Object Spin 00:02:42
    37. Explore How Ethan Is Rigged 00:02:46
    38. Setting Up the Scene 00:03:43
    39. Set Up the Ground 00:03:43
    40. Scrolling the Ground 00:04:58
    41. Testing Audio 00:03:16
    42. Starting and Stopping Audio 00:04:11
    43. Testing Device Setup 00:01:51
    44. Using the Accelerometer 00:02:36
    45. Add Tilt Control 00:05:14
    46. Add a Joystick & Button 00:02:06
    47. Adding Scenes to Build Settings 00:02:14
    48. Persisting Objects 00:03:41

Product Information

  • Title: Unity Game Development Video How-To
  • Author(s): Ben Tristem
  • Release date: December 2015
  • Publisher(s): Sams
  • ISBN: 9780134465586