Unity 2D Course 2016 Demo: Create A Mobile Platformer Menu

This course shows you step by step process of building an attractive yet simple menu for your 2d mobile game using Unity
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  • Lectures 16
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 4/2016 English

Course Description

*** Created with Unity 5.3+ in April 2016 ***

Are you facing problems with 2d development in Unity 5? Are you looking for a simple and easy to understand course which shows you how to build a simple menu for your mobile platformer game?  Do the terms sprites and sprite sheets confuse you? Are you baffled by the process of building mobile games which look good on different screens and resolutions? If you answered yes to any of these questions then i have good news! Take this course and see for yourself that all of this is actually easy.

A few years ago i was just like you, having problems with creating 2d stuff in Unity and looking for tutorials on YouTube, trying to get my head around seemingly hard concepts. None could help me get to a level where i could just start making 2d games with minimum effort. Sprite sheets, Sprite Editor, Canvas, Buttons, C# Scripting, Game Menus all seemed a bit out of reach. But i persisted. 

It's been 4 years since and it's all easy now. I've built numerous mobile games for clients as well as my own projects. I realized that this stuff was not difficult but there was not much documentation or ample video tutorials to explain things in an easy to understand manner. Right then i decided i will make an effort and share what i'd learned with others and the idea of AbleGamesDev was born. Waste no time and join this course and see for yourself. I'll see you inside!

What are the requirements?

  • Internet Connection For Downloading Project Files and Sprites
  • Unity 5.3+
  • I Can Do It Spirit!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Create a simple yet attractive menu for a mobile platformer game
  • Learn the trick to design mobile games for different resolutions and screen sizes
  • Know where to download high quality sprites which are in the public domain
  • Will have a basic understanding of what is a sprite sheet
  • Have a basic understanding of working with the Unity Sprites Editor
  • Know a cool trick to generate game title images for free
  • Know how to import a custom package
  • How to copy values between gameobject components
  • Understand the basics of Sorting Layers and Order in Layer Property
  • Understand a bit about the Canvas
  • Work with Buttons
  • Add Animation Effects to Buttons
  • Use Custom Fonts and Where to Get Free Fonts
  • C# Scripting using Unity 5.3 SceneManagement Namespace
  • Use the given starter template to further develop your mobile platformer

Who is the target audience?

  • Suitable for anyone who requires a basic overview of the above points
  • Has at least a basic understanding of the Unity 5 interface
  • Has created at least one or two simple C# scripts
  • Likes to learn in a creative manner
  • Not suitable for an absolute beginner who has never used Unity 5 before

What you get with this course?

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

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Lifetime access.

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Section 1: Helpful Information and Project Files

Hello and Welcome! The objective of this lecture is to inform you how this course will help you and what you need to successfully complete this course


Please download this project and open it in Unity 5.3+ to get started!

Section 2: Creating a Simple Menu Screen For Mobile Games

In this lecture, i'll first show you what you will build. Then i'll walk you through the process of setting your project files.


This lecture shows you a very nice website from where you can download high quality sprites which are in the public domain (means you can use them in your projects for free). 


Unity comes with a basic inbuilt sprite editor. In this lecture we will have a look at it. 


Ever wondered if there was an easy way to create graphical text for your game? This lecture shows you how


In this lecture lets add the background for our game and i'll show you a helpful trick to speed up your game development


This lectures show you the process of building your game UI for multiple scenes and devices


This lecture is very important from the point of view of 2d game design. Do not skip please. 


In this lecture you will add the buttons for your menu screen


Now lets add some cool animation effects on the buttons


In this lecture i'll show you another helpful site from where you can download custom fonts for free. I'll also introduce you to a very IMPORTANT POINT when downloading assets from the internet. 


This is the final step in the design phase. Your menu screen is hopefully taking good shape by now :  )


Lets write some code in C# now. In this lecture i'll introduce you to the recommended namespace which is required for changing between scenes from Unity 5.3+ onwards


The final lecture which will wrap up the code needed to get your menu working.

6 questions

Research shows that after a learning session, practicing answering questions helps you solidify information in your mind. So have a go at these questions and Good Luck!

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Instructor Biography

AbleGamesDev ., Teaching People How To Make Engaging Video Games and Apps

If you've always wanted to become a Video Game Developer or want to launch your Mobile Game on the app stores or want to improve your video game development skills, AbleGamesDev can help you do exactly that.

My Motto is simple: Make learning complex topics easy and fun and immediately useable. You can check out my YouTube channel for some videos

I have over 15 years of experience working with multinationals as well as startups developing software. I believe that technical subjects should not be difficult to learn and try to find innovative ways to share knowledge. Now i've decided to share my learning and experience with people who are looking to learn. 

Feel free to join my Unity 2D Game Development Courses and start you game development journey!

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