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OUYA Game Development by Example

By : John Donovan
Book Image

OUYA Game Development by Example

By: John Donovan

Overview of this book

The OUYA console and development kit gives you the power to publish video games for the players, creating a console marketplace of the gamers, for the gamers, and by the gamers. Using the OUYA developer kit and the Unity3D game engine, even beginners with a captivating game idea can bring it to life with a hint of imagination. OUYA Game Development by Example uses a series of feature-based, step-by-step tutorials that teach beginners how to integrate essential elements into a game engine and then combine them to form a polished gaming experience.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
OUYA Game Development by Example Beginner's Guide
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Configuring the USB connection

Now is a good time to connect your OUYA to the computer and establish a connection between the two. Use a micro USB-to-USB cable to connect them together and press the power button on the top of the OUYA to turn it on.

You can verify that the device is connected by running the following three commands in succession:

android update adb
adb kill-server
adb devices

If the OUYA is powered on and connected, you should see it represented as a string of seemingly random characters in the device list. However, because the OUYA is a unique device, the driver information that you downloaded with the SDK manager may not have everything it needs to properly detect the OUYA when it's connected to your computer. To fix this, we'll have to manually insert an entry for OUYA into the driver file. Note that this step is only necessary if you're running a Windows operating system; if you're developing for OUYA on a Mac, this won't be an issue and your OUYA will connect without...