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Hands-On Unity 2020 Game Development

By : Nicolas Alejandro Borromeo
Book Image

Hands-On Unity 2020 Game Development

By: Nicolas Alejandro Borromeo

Overview of this book

Over the years, the Unity game engine has extended its scope from just being about creating video games to building AR/VR experiences, complex simulations, real-time realistic rendering, films, and serious games for training and education. Its features for implementing gameplay, graphics, and customization using C# programming make Unity a comprehensive platform for developing professional-level, rich experiences. With this book, you'll be able to build impressive Unity projects in a step-by-step manner and apply your knowledge of Unity concepts to create a real-world game. Complete with hands-on tutorials and projects, this easy-to-follow guide will show you how to develop your first complete game using a variety of Unity tools. As you make progress, you'll learn how to make the most of the Unity Editor and create scripts using the C# programming language. This Unity game development book will then take you through integrating graphics, sound, and animations and manipulating physics to create impressive mechanics for your games. You'll also learn how to code a simple AI agent to challenge the user and use profiling tools to ensure that the code runs in a performant way. Finally, you'll get to grips with Unity's AR Foundation for creating AR experiences for 3D apps and games. By the end of this book, you'll have developed a complete game and will have built a solid foundation using Unity's tooling ecosystem to develop game projects of any scale.
Table of Contents (24 chapters)
Chapter 20: Building the Project


Developing the game is just one part of the work; releasing it to be successful can be a huge task. Sometimes, it can cost more than the game itself. So, unless you are making a game for fun, if you want to make your game for a living, you will need to learn how to manage releases or hire people that are capable of helping with the pre-release, release, and post-release phases of your game, which can be a smart move.

Of course, this chapter just provides a simple introduction to this big topic, so I would recommend that you read some extra material if you want to take this part of game development seriously. A very well-explained and bite-sized source of information on this topic is the Extra Credits YouTube channel, which provides short videos to convey valuable information. Also, there is a great book called The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses, which provides a thorough introduction to game design.

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