Learn how to create and animate 2D game characters in Blender, for use in the Unity Game Engine. In this course for intermediate users, Alan Thorn outlines a solid, step-by-step workflow for building, mapping and animating appealing game characters that perform well and work effectively in a game engine. See how to model precisely from imported reference images to make an interesting character. Learn how to unwrap and texture character models using Blender's powerful mapping tool-set. Then explore how to rig and configure your character, complete with Inverse Kinematics, to create realistic motion. And then animate a walk cycle for your character, which can be repeated seamlessly. Finally, see how to import your character to the Unity engine for performance in-game. By the end of this course you'll understand a flexible and powerful workflow for making 2D characters that bring your games to life...
More about the Instructor:
Alan Thorn is a multidisciplinary game developer, author and educator with 16 years industry experience. He makes games for PC desktop, Mobile and VR. He founded 'Wax Lyrical Games' and created the award-winning game 'Baron Wittard: Nemesis of Ragnarok', working as designer, programmer and artist. He has written twenty-two technical books on game development and presented eighteen video training courses. These courses cover game-play programming, Unity development, 3d modelling and animation. Additionally, he has worked in game development education as a Senior Lecturer at Teesside University and a Lead Teacher for Uppingham School. He is currently a Visiting Lecturer at the National Film and Television School and a Visiting Lecturer at London South Bank University.
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