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Unity 2017 Mobile Game Development

By : John P. Doran
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Unity 2017 Mobile Game Development

By: John P. Doran

Overview of this book

Unity has established itself as an overpowering force for developing mobile games. If you love mobile games and want to learn how to make them but have no idea where to begin, then this book is just what you need. This book takes a clear, step-by-step approach to building an endless runner game using Unity with plenty of examples on how to create a game that is uniquely your own. Starting from scratch, you will build, set up, and deploy a simple game to a mobile device. You will learn to add touch gestures and design UI elements that can be used in both landscape and portrait mode at different resolutions. You will explore the best ways to monetize your game projects using Unity Ads and in-app purchases before you share your game information on social networks. Next, using Unity’s analytics tools you will be able to make your game better by gaining insights into how players like and use your game. Finally, you’ll learn how to publish your game on the iOS and Android App Stores for the world to see and play along.
Table of Contents (11 chapters)

Putting your game on the Apple iOS App Store

Just like the Google Play store, there is an additional fee to put your game on the App Store. Unlike the Google Play store, the fee is $99 plus tax every year. However, a lot of people believe that having their titles on iOS devices is worth the extra cost. In this section, we will go through the process of getting our game up onto the App Store.

Apple Developer setup and the creation of a provisioning profile

In order to deploy to an iOS device, you are required to be on a Mac computer, but before we go onto the iTunes store, we first need to have all of the certificates and permissions figured out ahead of time.

  1. With that in mind, on a Mac computer, go to developer.apple.com...