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OUYA Game Development by Example

By : John Donovan
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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

About the Author

Jack Donovan is a game developer and a co-founder of Team Aurora Games, an independent game studio located in Burlington, Vermont. He founded Team Aurora Games with a group of his college peers because they wanted an outlet for creative projects that could eventually evolve into fully marketable games. He has been coding games in the Unity game engine since 2010, and has been working with the OUYA console ever since the initial developer kit release in 2012.

He programs primarily in C#, C++, Objective-C, and JavaScript. He has extensive experience in the DirectX, XNA, and Unity libraries and has developed his own homemade engines as well.

He is also a passionate technical writer. He has contributed DIY/instructional articles to and Popular Science magazine, covering several unique hardware and software projects.

He studied at Champlain College, which he graduated from in May 2014 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Game Programming.

When he's not making games, he loves playing them with friends and discovering new ideas and concepts. He's an avid music listener and coffee drinker, both of which helped make this book possible.

He can be reached at , and all of his present and future projects can be found at