O'Reilly logo

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Unity Game Development Video How-To

Video Description

Skip the reading and learn by watching!

Short, clear videos show you visually how to develop games with Unity 5.

 

Unity Game Development Video How-To is a series of short, 2- to 5-minute how-to videos that walk the learner through a specific task or technique related to developing games with Unity 5.

Adapted from the book Sams Teach Yourself Unity Game Development in 24 Hours, Second Edition, each video is self-contained and focused entirely on one particular task. The learner can either go through the videos in sequence or jump into a particular task, see how something is done, and then jump out again.

 

Skill Level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate

Just a couple minutes is all you need to learn how to...

  • Create Your First Project
  • Create Some Game Objects
  • Import Your Own 3D Model
  • Download Models from the Asset Store
  • Apply Textures, Shaders, and Materials to Models
  • Apply a Heightmap to Terrain
  • Sculpt Terrain
  • Paint Textures on Terrain
  • Place Trees on a Terrain
  • Add a Lens Flare to Your Scene
  • Create a Lake and Adding Water
  • Add a Cookie to a Spotlight
  • Create a Split-Screen Camera System
  • Import and Attach Scripts
  • Attach Game Objects to Scripts
  • Use the Built-In Methods
  • Modify Public Variables in Unity
  • Call Methods
  • Read Mouse Movement
  • Transform a Target Object
  • Experiment with Colliders
  • Work with Triggers
  • Set Up the Goals
  • Write the Game Controller
  • Create a Prefab
  • Update Prefabs
  • Place a Sprite
  • Explore Sprite Mode
  • Use a Rect Transform
  • Use a Button
  • Set Up the Background
  • Set Up the Player
  • Make Particles Collide
  • Use the Curve Editor
  • Create an Animation
  • Make an Object Spin
  • Explore How Ethan Is Rigged
  • Set Up the Scene
  • Set Up the Ground
  • Scroll the Ground
  • Test Audio
  • Start and Stop Audio
  • Test Device Setup
  • Use the Accelerometer
  • Add Tilt Control
  • Add a Joystick & Button
  • Add Scenes to Build Settings
  • Use Persisting Objects

Who Should Use These Videos

  • Anyone who wants to learn how to build games with Unity
  • Casual app designers and developers at all levels

Table of Contents

  1. Learn How To...
    1. Create Your First Project 00:03:04
    2. Creating Some Game Objects 00:03:12
    3. Importing Your Own 3D Model 00:03:48
    4. Downloading Models from the Asset Store 00:03:22
    5. Applying Textures, Shaders, and Materials to Models 00:04:29
    6. Applying a Heightmap to Terrain 00:02:50
    7. Sculpting Terrain 00:03:34
    8. Painting Textures onto Terrain 00:04:19
    9. Placing Trees on a Terrain 00:03:13
    10. Adding a Lens Flare to Your Scene 00:02:03
    11. Creating a Lake and Adding Water 00:04:06
    12. Adding a Cookie to a Spotlight 00:03:28
    13. Creating a Split-Screen Camera System 00:02:35
    14. Import and Attach Scripts 00:02:17
    15. Attach Game Objects to Scripts 00:03:21
    16. Use the Built-In Methods 00:02:54
    17. Modifying Public Variables in Unity 00:03:46
    18. Calling Methods 00:04:55
    19. Reading Mouse Movement 00:03:46
    20. Transforming a Target Object 00:04:53
    21. Experimenting with Colliders 00:04:35
    22. Working with Triggers 00:04:48
    23. Set Up the Goals 00:07:09
    24. Write the Game Controller 00:06:18
    25. Creating a Prefab 00:02:13
    26. Updating Prefabs 00:02:56
    27. Placing a Sprite 00:02:18
    28. Exploring Sprite Mode 00:03:19
    29. Using a Rect Transform 00:04:26
    30. Using a Button 00:02:24
    31. Set Up the Background 00:05:48
    32. Set Up the Player 00:03:18
    33. Making Particles Collide 00:04:08
    34. Using the Curve Editor 00:02:33
    35. Creating an Animation 00:02:48
    36. Making an Object Spin 00:02:42
    37. Explore How Ethan Is Rigged 00:02:46
    38. Setting Up the Scene 00:03:43
    39. Set Up the Ground 00:03:43
    40. Scrolling the Ground 00:04:58
    41. Testing Audio 00:03:16
    42. Starting and Stopping Audio 00:04:11
    43. Testing Device Setup 00:01:51
    44. Using the Accelerometer 00:02:36
    45. Add Tilt Control 00:05:14
    46. Add a Joystick & Button 00:02:06
    47. Adding Scenes to Build Settings 00:02:14
    48. Persisting Objects 00:03:41