The Complete Unity 5 Intro - Learn to Build and Design Games

Everything you need to know to get started in the world of Game and Level Development with Unity 5 from the ground up!
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Published 6/2015 English

Course Description

In this course, instructor Alan Thorn explains everything you need to get started in Unity 5, even if you're completely new to game development. Through clear and concise examples, he will be exploring all of the necessary basics of Unity in a practical context and be covering topics ranging from user interface navigation and viewport controls all the way through some of the more in-depth features such as terrain creation, lighting, materials, particle effects, and animation to name a few. If you're ready to start making games, this course has everything you need!

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More about the Instructor:

Alan Thorn is a freelance game developer and author with over 12 years of industry experience. He is the founder of London-based game studio, Wax Lyrical Games, and is the creator of award-winning adventure game Baron Wittard: Nemesis of Ragnarok. He has worked freelance on over 500 projects worldwide including games, simulators, kiosks, and augmented reality software for game studios, museums and theme parks. He has spoken on game development at universities throughout the UK, and is the author of nine books on game development, including Teach Yourself Games Programming, Unity 4 Fundamentals and the highly popular UDK Game Development.

What are the requirements?

  • A copy of Unity 5 - A free trial version is available online, and the first section even covers downloading and installing

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn from start to finish out to begin building levels and game spaces with the latest version of Unity
  • Learn the UI, viewport controls, and all the tools you need to start using Unity confidently to be able to start building levels and games

What is the target audience?

  • Intermediate and Beginners alike who are interested in starting their career learning game engines and how games are built

What you get with this course?

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Curriculum

Section 1: Getting Started with Unity 5
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Article
Introduction
Preview
01:27
Downloading and Installing Unity
03:57
Creating Your First Project
02:50
Interface Layouts
05:55
The Asset Store
03:27
Viewport Navigation
07:08
Maximizing Panels
03:58
Transformations
09:47
GameObjects and the Object Inspector
08:03
Starting Your First Game
Preview
03:36
Floors and Materials
05:13
Mesh Snapping
04:23
Adding a Roller Ball
07:21
Camera Controls
03:28
Meshes and Collisions
04:07
Completing the Project
04:20
Section 2: Adding Complexity and Sound to Your Level
Introduction
Preview
01:27
Complex Meshes
02:38
Content Creation Tools
01:20
Exporting 3d Models
04:15
Importing 3d Models
05:27
Terrain Overview
02:10
Creating Terrain
03:57
Terrain and Heightmaps
03:31
Importing Heightmaps
02:10
Sculpting Terrain
03:27
Importing Terrain Assets
02:46
Applying a Terrain Base Texture
04:27
Texture Painting
04:50
First Person Mode
02:36
Water
03:00
Trees and Collisions
04:54
Rocks and Grass
05:13
Day and Night Cycles
01:57
Audio Overview
03:33
Playing Music
04:14
Playing 3D Sound
04:16
The AudioMixer
03:32
Channels and Volumes
03:19
Section 3: Adding Lights and Building Materials
Introduction
Preview
01:22
Getting Started with Lights
05:01
Spot Lights
06:21
Directional and Point Lights
05:18
Gamma and Linear Space
06:48
Pre-Computed Global Illumination
05:51
Light Baking
05:51
Light Probes
10:23
Physically Based Shading
03:29
Creating Materials
05:02
Reflection Probes
04:04
Emissive Lighting
06:52
Section 4: Particles and FX
Introduction
Preview
01:18
Getting Started with Particle Systems
04:59
Sparks and Afterburners
05:09
Creating Particle Systems
02:19
Particle Emitters
04:19
System Properties
05:11
Particle Velocity
05:08
Particle Renderers
04:24
Completing the Particle System
Preview
04:52
GettingStartedwithImageEffects
04:35
Blur and Chromatic Aberration
06:39
Bloom and Edge Detection
04:43
Fog Anti-aliasing and Screen Space Ambient Occlusion
04:25
Transparency and the Standard Shader
03:46
Section 5: Animation in Unity
Introduction
Preview
01:13
Getting Started with Animation
03:37
Configuring Door Animation
04:42
Using the Animation Window
05:30
Keyframes and Curves
04:31
Animating Push Buttons
06:22
Object Interaction
07:04
Animation Controllers
04:25
Animation Transitions
04:20
Animation State Machines
03:33
Event Triggers
Preview
03:56
Character Animation Overview
01:41
Character Rigging and Avatars
04:29
Blend Trees
04:14
Blend Trees and Parameters
05:48
Root Motion and Course Conclusion
04:46
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