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Mastering Unity 2D Game Development by Simon Jackson

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Chapter 1. Overview

Arguably, the most important part of any project is knowing where to start and what tools you have in your war chest before setting out to make your game. Here, we will walk through all the new features of the 2D system that were introduced in Version 4.3 of Unity.

Since this is the first chapter, let's cover how this book is structured. The main aim of this book is to build a fully functional Role Playing Game (RPG) style game framework and cover all the main aspects of any good and well-rounded RPG game, including the following features:

  • Character development and setup
  • Building your main game view
  • A wider world view
  • Events and encounters
  • Shopping and inventory systems
  • Battles
  • Skills, experience, and leveling

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