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Learning C by Developing Games with Unity 2019

Author : Harrison Ferrone
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Unity, the world's leading real-time engine, is used to create half of the world's games. This book will teach programming newcomers the C# language in a fun and accessible way through game development. No prior programming or game development experience is required, only a curious mind.

Unity Certified Programmer Exam Guide

Author : Philip Walker
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A practical guide to Unity game scripting using C#, backed with practice tests, exam tips, and easy-to-follow examples to help you better prepare for the exam and become a pro in Unity programming Key FeaturesDiscover the essentials of game scripting with Unity and C# to customize every aspect of your gameOvercome challenges in Unity game development using effective techniques and easy solutionsPass the Unity certification exam with the help of mock tests, exam tips, and self-assessment questionsBook Description Unity Certified Programmer is a global certification program by Unity for anyone looking to become a professional Unity developer. The official Unity programmer exam will not only validate your Unity knowledge and skills, but also enable you to be part of the Unity community. This study guide will start by building on your understanding of C# programming and take you through the process of downloading and installing Unity. You'll understand how Unity works and get to grips with the core objectives of the Unity exam. As you advance, you'll enhance your skills by creating an enjoyable side-scrolling shooter game that can be played within the Unity Editor or any recent Android mobile device. This Unity book will test your knowledge with self-assessment questions and help you take your skills to an advanced level by working with Unity tools such as the Animator, Particle Effects, Lighting, UI/UX, Scriptable Objects, and debugging. By the end of this book, you'll have developed a solid understanding of the different tools in Unity and understand how to create impressive Unity applications by making the most of its toolset. What you will learnDiscover techniques for writing modular, readable, and reusable scripts in UnityImplement and configure objects, physics, controls, and movements for your game projectsUnderstand 2D and 3D animation and write scripts that interact with Unity's Rendering APIExplore Unity APIs for adding lighting, materials, and texture to your appsWrite Unity scripts for building interfaces for menu systems, UI navigation, application settings, and much moreDelve into SOLID principles for writing clean and maintainable Unity applicationsWho this book is for The book is for game developers, software developers, mobile app developers, and Unity developers who want to advance in the game or related industry. Basic knowledge of C# programming and Unity engine is required.

Learning C by Developing Games with Unity 2020

Author : Harrison Ferrone
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This fifth edition of the popular C# guide helps you learn the building blocks of C# language, right from variables to classes and exception handling. After getting to grips with the basics of C# programming, it takes you through the world of Unity game development and how you can apply C# knowledge using game development examples.

Serious Games

Author : Heinrich Söbke
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 8th Joint International Conference on Serious Games, JCSG 2022, held in Weimar, Germany, in September 2022. The 14 full papers presented together with 5 short papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 31 submissions. JSCG 2022 is dedicated to serious games and its interdisciplinary characteristics combining game concepts and technologies required in the different application domains. This year’s proceedings are categorized into the following topical sub-headings: Learning Psychology, Design Aspects, Game Design, Health Games, Games Application, and Mixed Reality.

2D Game Development with Unity

Author : Franz Lanzinger
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This book teaches beginners and aspiring game developers how to develop 2D games with Unity. Thousands of commercial games have been built with Unity. The reader will learn the complete process of 2D game development, step by step. The theory behind each step is fully explained. This book contains numerous color illustrations and access to all source code and companion videos. Key Features: Fully detailed game projects from scratch. Beginners can do the steps and create games right away. No coding experience is necessary. Numerous examples take a raw beginner toward professional coding proficiency in C# and Unity. Includes a thorough introduction to Unity 2020, including 2D game development, prefabs, cameras, animation, character controllers, lighting, and sound. Includes a step-by-step introduction to Unity 2019.3. Extensive coverage of GIMP, Audacity, and MuseScore for the creation of 2D graphics, sound effects, and music. All required software is free to use for any purpose including commercial applications and games. Franz Lanzinger is the owner and chief game developer of Lanzinger Studio, an independent game development and music studio in Sunnyvale, California. He started his career in game programming in 1982 at Atari Games, Inc., where he designed and programmed the classic arcade game Crystal Castles. In 1989, he joined Tengen, where he was a programmer and designer for Ms. Pac-Man and Toobin' on the NES. He co-founded Bitmasters, where he designed and coded games including Rampart and Championship Pool for the NES and SNES, and NCAA Final Four Basketball for the SNES and Sega Genesis. In 1996, he founded Actual Entertainment, publisher and developer of the Gubble video game series. He has a B.Sc. in mathematics from the University of Notre Dame and attended graduate school in mathematics at the University of California at Berkeley. He is a former world record holder on Centipede and Burgertime. He is a professional author, game developer, accompanist, and piano teacher. He is currently working on remaking the original Gubble game in Unity and Blender.

Developing 2D Games with Unity

Author : Jared Halpern
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Follow a walkthrough of the Unity Engine and learn important 2D-centric lessons in scripting, working with image assets, animations, cameras, collision detection, and state management. In addition to the fundamentals, you'll learn best practices, helpful game-architectural patterns, and how to customize Unity to suit your needs, all in the context of building a working 2D game. While many books focus on 3D game creation with Unity, the easiest market for an independent developer to thrive in is 2D games. 2D games are generally cheaper to produce, more feasible for small teams, and more likely to be completed. If you live and breathe games and want to create them then 2D games are a great place to start. By focusing exclusively on 2D games and Unity’s ever-expanding 2D workflow, this book gives aspiring independent game developers the tools they need to thrive. Various real-world examples of independent games are used to teach fundamental concepts of developing 2D games in Unity, using the very latest tools in Unity’s updated 2D workflow. New all-digital channels for distribution, such as Nintendo eShop, XBox Live Marketplace, the Playstation Store, the App Store, Google Play,, Steam, and have made it easier than ever to discover, buy, and sell games. The golden age of independent gaming is upon us, and there has never been a better time to get creative, roll up your sleeves, and build that game you’ve always dreamed about. Developing 2D Games with Unity can show you the way. What You'll Learn Delve deeply into useful 2D topics, such as sprites, tile slicing, and the brand new Tilemap feature. Build a working 2D RPG-style game as you learn. Construct a flexible and extensible game architecture using Unity-specific tools like Scriptable Objects, Cinemachine, and Prefabs. Take advantage of the streamlined 2D workflow provided by the Unity environment. Deploy games to desktop and the web using WebGL. Who This Book Is For Hobbyists with some knowledge of programming, as well as seasoned programmers interested in learning to make games independent of a major studio.

Head First C

Author : Andrew Stellman
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What will you learn from this book? Dive into C# and create apps, user interfaces, games, and more using this fun and highly visual introduction to C#, .NET Core, and Visual Studio. With this completely updated guide, which covers C# 8.0 and Visual Studio 2019, beginning programmers like you will build a fully functional game in the opening chapter. Then you'll learn how to use classes and object-oriented programming, create 3D games in Unity, and query data with LINQ. And you'll do it all by solving puzzles, doing hands-on exercises, and building real-world applications. By the time you're done, you'll be a solid C# programmer--and you'll have a great time along the way! What's so special about this book? Based on the latest research in cognitive science and learning theory, Head First C# uses a visually rich format to engage your mind rather than a text-heavy approach that puts you to sleep. Why waste your time struggling with new concepts? This multisensory learning experience is designed for the way your brain really works.

Game Development from Idea to Prototype UTeM Press

Author : Ibrahim Ahmad
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“Game Development: From Idea to Prototype” is a book that brings together several articles written by those who are engaged in the field of gaming technology, especially in the development of game applications or in the areas of research related to games. Each chapter in this book is written in order of content so that it is easy to understand. This book is a great reference and read for anyone interested in the game technology world. By emphasizing the theory and conceptual game development process, clear and detailed explanations are very helpful and informative to readers. It is hoped that this book will be useful in disseminating knowledge as well as a guide to readers .

Holistic Game Development with Unity 3e

Author : Penny de Byl
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Master game design and digital art principles simultaneously with this all-in-one guide to creating games in the cutting-edge game engine Unity. Reworked for C# and Unity 2018 & 2019, and bursting with images and tutorials, Penny de Byl’s Holistic Game Development with Unity will help the reader gain the multidisciplinary skills needed to succeed in the independent game industry. Holistic Game Development with Unity includes new coverage on Augmented Reality, Networking, and Virtual Reality such as the Oculus Rift. Supplementary material, including instructional videos, discussion forums and art assets are provided in the companion website located at Learn to combine the beauty of art and the functionality of programming in de Byl’s third edition for Unity game development. Key features: Art and programming in Unity, the only one-stop shop for individual developers and small teams looking to tackle both tasks. Proven step-by-step tutorials show you how to design and structure an entire game in Unity with art assets. Revised to cover the Unity game engine versions 2018 and 2019. New coverage of Nav Meshes, Augmented Reality, Mobile Builds and Mecanim. An introduction to essential two- and three-dimensional mathematical and physics concepts. A portfolio of royalty free reusable game mechanics. Revamped and expanded accompanying website,, features project source code, instructional videos, art assets, author blog, and discussion forums. Additional challenge questions and lesson plans are available online for an enhanced learning experience.

3D Game Development with Unity

Author : Franz Lanzinger
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This book teaches beginners and aspiring game developers how to develop 3D games with Unity. Thousands of commercial games have been built with Unity. This book combines a practical, step-by-step approach with explanations of the underlying theory that are reinforced with hundreds of screenshots and several larger projects. Building on the knowledge developed in 2D Game Development for Unity, this book uses the Blender software for 3D modelling and texturing, GIMP for 2D art, Audacity for sound effects, and MuseScore for music composition and notation. Readers can follow the step-by-step guides and create an introductory racing game, a 3D maze game, and a 3D FPS adventure game as they progress through the chapters. The book contains numerous color illustrations and online access to easily downloadable game assets, code, and project files. Written to be accessible and easy to follow, this book will be a valuable resource to both beginner and aspiring game developers that want to develop 3D games with Unity. Franz Lanzinger is an independent game developer, author, and pianist. He is the owner of Lanzinger Studio located in Sunnyvale, California. His game development career spans almost 40 years starting with the coin-op classic Crystal Castles at Atari in 1983, continuing with Ms. Pacman and Toobin' for the NES, published by Tengen in 1990. Franz has been an indie game developer since 1991. He worked on SNES Rampart, Championship Pool, and NCAA Final Four Basketball, as well as Gubble for the PC, Mac, and PlayStation. This is Franz's third book about game development. He is currently working on a remaster of Gubble. In his spare time, he is the piano accompanist for the Valley Chorale and the Serendipity Choir. Go to for the latest news about Franz as well as resources for his books.