Starting game development : All questions answered + Unity3d

Learn all the starter's knowledge about the game industry. Grab the basics and create a game with Unity3d crash course.
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  • Lectures 23
  • Contents Video: 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 4/2014 English

Course Description

In this course, you will learn the essential knowledge of the game industry. This is meant even for those who are totally new to game development, and/or those who are not sure how to start. You will begin with the facts of the video game industry using up-to-date statistics of the business. After, you will be introduced to the various elements of the industry and taught the sections and basics of game development. The course is prepared with beginners in mind so no knowledge is necessary beforehand. It will help you choose which aspect of gaming you would like to pursue, and guide you through the necessary process to attain your goal. This course is designed to teach you all the elements from the beginning to the final product. At the end, you will receive a complimentary hour-long beginner's crash course on how to develop a tower defense type game using the Unity3d game engine.

Topics covered:

- Video Game Platforms

- Brief details about game companies

- Revenue models

- Examples of revenue and loss

- How video games work

- How video games are created

- Sections of video games i.e. graphics, sound, programming, etc.

- Tools of game development

- Brief knowledge of game engines

- Brief knowledge of computer languages

- How to start game development

- Bonus video tutorial on 3d game development

All 23 sections of the course are in HD, and are full of useful information with actual statistics (no motivational talk). After this course, you will be ready to decide which route to take to start developing games yourself. Check our introduction video and decide for yourself. Let's start developing games!

What are the requirements?

  • Unity3d game engine for the crash game tutorial at the end of the course

What am I going to get from this course?

  • How to start game development
  • Giving an idea of video game industry with numbers
  • Learning how the video games work
  • Creating a video game from start to the end

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone interested on video games industry and game development

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Introduction
Preview
02:11
History of game development
05:50
Section 2: Video game industry
Video Game Platforms
09:37
Video Game Companies
08:35
Revenue Models
05:16
Some Examples Of Financial Success And Failure
Preview
08:19
Section 3: The Basics
Basics of Video Games
04:59
How Are The Video Games Created?
03:40
Sections Of Video Games
04:25
Tools Of Game Development
04:05
Section 4: Game Engines
Introduction
02:54
Which Game Engine To Use?
07:29
Section 5: Computer Languages
Introduction
05:28
Section 6: Moving Forward
Where To Start?
06:58
Going Beyond
03:43
Section 7: Let's Create A Tower Defense Game From Start To The End
Introduction
06:39
Creating The View
Preview
08:44
First Code
10:29
Creating Functions
13:28
Shooting And Interactions
08:35
Creating Movement
08:48
Creating The Waves Of Enemies
16:36
Completing The Game
03:28

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Instructor Biography

Bahadır Yerdelen, Indie game developer

Bahadir Yerdelen is the owner of PLAYMOB Studios which is specialised on mobile apps and developing games for more than five years.

Before the rise of mobile platforms, he was developing custom programs in Visual Studiofor small companies but right after IOS market was opened, he started to create small scale indie games for IOS platforms. He mastered Unity3D game development environment and continued his way with a larger scale including web, mobile and computer programs-games. In 2010, he created PLAYMOB and started to develop games for other mobile game companies. He was the developer of IOS weapon building app : Gun Builder Elite, which still has huge success.

In 2012, he started to make agreements to outsource graphic elements from different designers which brought the Europe's most downloaded quiz series: Football Logos Quiz, Football Players Quiz, Football Legends Quiz.

He created many first person shooting games such as Silver Bullet:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/silver-bullet/id541393616?mt=8

Call of the Zombie Sbombers:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/call-of-the-zombie-sbombers/id583716788?mt=8

He has developed many titles such as puzzle games, helicopter simulations, turret defence games etc. and still continues to develop games under his company and work as a freelance Unity expert.

Please visit PLAYMOB website to check the games and contact us

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