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Unity 3D Game Development

By : Anthony Davis, Travis Baptiste, Russell Craig, Ryan Stunkel
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Unity 3D Game Development

By: Anthony Davis, Travis Baptiste, Russell Craig, Ryan Stunkel

Overview of this book

This book, written by a team of experts at Unity Technologies, follows an informal, demystifying approach to the world of game development. Within Unity 3D Game Development, you will learn to: Design and build 3D characters and game environments Think about the users’ interactions with your game Develop an interface and apply visual effects to add an emotional connection to your world Gain a solid foundation of sound design, animations, and lighting Build, test, and add final touches The book contains expert insights that you’ll read before you look into the project on GitHub to understand all the underpinnings. This way, you get to see the end result, and you’re allowed to be creative and give your own thoughts to design, as well as work through the process with the new tools we introduce. Join the book community on Discord to read this book with Unity game developers, and the team of authors. Ask questions, build teams, chat with the authors, participate in events and much more. The link to join is included in the book.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
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Goal of this book

Our goal with this book is to enable every reader to build the right mindset to think about 3D games, and then show them all the steps we took to create ours. An absolute beginner is welcome to work through this book, however the topics may ramp up in difficulty quite quickly. Though difficult, if you stick with it, you will have taken multiple steps towards mastery in game development. The main target audience for this book is those with some prior knowledge in game development, though regardless of your experience, we hope to create an enjoyable learning journey for you. The concepts we will cover soon become complex with characters, programming, design patterns, and more that we’ll learn.

To make the best use of the book, I’d recommend you follow the approach below:

  • Read through the chapters, deliberately taking breaks to think about the concepts.
  • When something is brand new, check our project in GitHub to see if viewing it in...