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Unity Game Development Blueprints


Author :John P. Doran ,
Publisher :Packt Publishing Ltd
Pages : 318
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 114
Total Download :673
published Date : 2014-11-11
Description :If you want to build enticing projects with Unity, this book is for you. Readers who are familiar with the basics of how to create simple projects in Unity will have an easier time.

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Unity 5.x Game Development Blueprints


Author :John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,
Publisher :Packt Publishing Ltd
Pages : 428
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 133
Total Download :695
published Date : 2016-05-25
Description :A project-based guide to help you create amazing games with Unity 5.x About This Book Unleash the power of C# coding in Unity and the state of the art Unity rendering engine. Through this unique project-based approach, you will create 7-8 action-packed games from scratch. This assortment of games will take you on a fun-filled journey of becoming a full-fledged Unity game developer. Who This Book Is For This book is best suited for C# developers who have some basic knowledge of the Unity Game development platform. If you are looking to create exciting and interactive games with Unity and get a practical understanding of how to leverage key Unity features and then optimize the Unity rendering engine, then this book is your one-stop solution. What You Will Learn Find out how to create exciting and interactive games using GUIs Prepare animations to be imported and exported Personalize your animation game with Unity's advanced animation system Work with different animation assets and components Customize the game by modifying the player properties and creating exterior environments Create, visualize, and edit animated creatures Familiarize yourself with best practices for Unity 5.x animation using iTween Design character actions and expressions Customize your game and prepare it for playin In Detail This book will help you to create exciting and interactive games from scratch with the Unity game development platform. We will build 7-8 action-packed games of different difficulty levels, and we'll show you how to leverage the intuitive workflow tools and state of the art Unity rendering engine to build and deploy mobile desktop as well as console games. Through this book, you'll develop a complete skillset with the Unity toolset. Using the powerful C# language, we'll create game-specific characters and game environments. Each project will focus on key Unity features as well as game strategy development. This book is the ideal guide to help your transition from an application developer to a full-fledged Unity game developer Style and approach A step by step approach to develop a strong Unity skillset by creating a few action-packed games from scratch.

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Unity 2017 Mobile Game Development


Author :John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,
Publisher :Packt Publishing Ltd
Pages : 360
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 35
Total Download :1056
published Date : 2017-11-30
Description :Learn to create, publish and monetize your mobile games with the latest Unity 2017 tool-set easily for Android and iOS About This Book One-stop solution to becoming proficient in mobile game development using Unity 2017 Port your Unity games to popular platforms such as iOS and Android Unleash the power of C# scripting to create realistic gameplay and animations in Unity 2017. Who This Book Is For If you are a game developer and want to build mobile games for iOS and Android, then this is the book for you. Previous knowledge of C# and Unity is helpful, but not required. What You Will Learn Use Unity to build an endless runner game Set up and deploy a project to a mobile device Create interesting gameplay elements using inputs from your mobile device Monetize your game projects with Unity ads and in-app purchases Design UI elements that can be used well in Landscape and Portrait mode at different resolutions, supporting phones, tablets, and PCs. How to submit your game to the iOS and Android app stores In Detail Unity has established itself as an overpowering force for developing mobile games. If you love mobile games and want to learn how to make them but have no idea where to begin, then this book is just what you need. This book takes a clear, step-by-step approach to building an endless runner game using Unity with plenty of examples on how to create a game that is uniquely your own. Starting from scratch, you will build, set up, and deploy a simple game to a mobile device. You will learn to add touch gestures and design UI elements that can be used in both landscape and portrait mode at different resolutions. You will explore the best ways to monetize your game projects using Unity Ads and in-app purchases before you share your game information on social networks. Next, using Unity's analytics tools you will be able to make your game better by gaining insights into how players like and use your game. Finally, you'll learn how to publish your game on the iOS and Android App Stores for the world to see and play along. Style and approach This book takes a clear, step-by-step approach for Unity game developers to explore everything needed to develop mobile games with Unity.

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Unreal Engine Game Development Cookbook


Author :John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,
Publisher :Packt Publishing Ltd
Pages : 326
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 100
Total Download :507
published Date : 2015-10-30
Description :Over 40 recipes to accelerate the process of learning game design and solving development problems using Unreal Engine About This Book Explore the quickest way to tackle common challenges faced in Unreal Engine Create your own content, levels, light scenes, and materials, and work with Blueprints and C++ scripting An intermediate, fast-paced Unreal Engine guide with targeted recipes to design games within its framework Who This Book Is For This book is for those who are relatively experienced with Unreal Engine 4 and have knowledge of its fundamentals. Working knowledge of C++ is required. What You Will Learn Discover editor functionalities for an in-depth insight into game design Develop environments using terrain for outdoor areas and a workflow for interiors as well using brushes Design various kinds of materials with unique features, such as mirrors and glows Explore the various ways that lighting can be used in the engine Build various level effects using Blueprints, Unreal's visual scripting system Set up a development environment and develop custom functionality with C++ for your games Create healthbars and main menus with animations using Slate, Unreal's UI solution, through the UMG Editor Package and create an installer to get your project out into the world In Detail Unreal Engine is powerful tool with rich functionalities to create games. It equips you with the skills to easily build mobile and desktop games from scratch without worrying about which platform they will run on. You can focus on the individual complexities of game development such as animation and rendering. This book takes you on a journey to jumpstart your game design efforts. You will learn various aspects of the Unreal engine commonly encountered with practical examples of how it can be used, with numerous references for further study. You will start by getting acquainted with Unreal Engine 4 and building out levels for your game. This will be followed by recipes to help you create environments, place meshes, and implement your characters. You will then learn to work with lights, camera, and shadows to include special effects in your game. Moving on, you'll learn Blueprint scripting and C++ programming to enable you to achieve trigger effects and add simple functionalities. By the end of the book, you will see how to create a healthbar and main menu, and then get your game ready to be deployed and published. Style and approach This book offers detailed, easy-to-follow recipes that will help you master a wide range of Unreal Engine 4's features. Every recipe provides step-by-step instructions, with explanations of how these features work, and alternative approaches and research materials so you can learn even more.

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Unity 5: Learning C# by Developing Games


Author :John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,Greg Lukosek ,John P. Doran ,Chris Dickinson ,
Publisher :Packt Publishing Ltd
Pages : 899
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 66
Total Download :503
published Date : 2016-08-31
Description :Explore every nook and cranny of Unity 5 to turn your imaginations into reality About This Book Demystify the C# programming language in Unity 5.x. Unleash the power of Unity to create a wide variety of projects in numerous genres and formats. Master the art of optimization for Unity 5.x applications with tips and techniques that will further enhance your game. Who This Book Is For Beginner level Unity developers who do not have much programming experience. What You Will Learn Master the art of applying C# in Unity. Get to know about techniques to turn your game idea into working project. Use loops and collections efficiently in Unity to reduce the amount of code. Create and code a good-looking functional UI system for your game. Find out how to create exciting and interactive games using GUIs. Work with different animation assets and components to enhance your game further. Personalize your game by learning how to use Unity's advanced animation system. Create, visualize, and edit animated creatures to add to your already amazing game. Familiarize yourself with the tools and practices of game development Discover how to create the Game Manager class to, generate game levels, and develop UI for the game. Use the Unity Profiler to find bottlenecks anywhere in your application, and discover how to resolve them. Implement best practices for C# scripting to avoid common mistakes In Detail Unity is a cross-platform game engine that is used to develop 2D and 3D video games. Unity 5 is the latest version, and adds a real-time global illumination to the games; and its powerful new features help to improve a game's efficiency. If you love games and want to learn how to make them but have no idea where to begin, then this course is built just for you. This learning path is divided into three modules which will take you in this incredible journey of creating games. The course begins with getting you started with programming behaviors in C# so that you can create 2D games in Unity. You will begin by installing Unity and learning about its features. You will learn how to perform object-oriented programming and discover how to manage the game play loop, generate game levels, and develop a simple UI for the game. By the time this module comes to a close, you will have mastered the art of applying C# in Unity. It is now time we put into use what we learned in the previous module into reality as we move onto the second module. Here, we will be building 7-8 action-packed games of different difficulty levels. Each project will focus on key Unity features as well as game strategy development. This module will mark your transformation from an application developer to a full-fledged Unity game developer. Who wouldn't love a game that is fully perfect, functional, and without any glitches? The third module deals with just that by teaching how to enhance your game by learning game optimization skills. Here, you'll gain an understanding of possible solutions to any problem and how to implement them. You will then learn everything you need to know about where performance bottlenecks can be found, why they happen, and how to work around them. With this massive wealth of knowledge, at the end of this learning path, you will be able to leverage an array of game development techniques to create your own basic games while resolving any issues that you encounter. Style and approach This learning path should be treated as the complete package necessary for building games. It is a step-by-step guide to develop a game from scratch by applying the fundamentals of C# and Unity scripting, with a reference guide in the end to solve all your gaming problems.

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Game Development Patterns and Best Practices


Author :John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,Greg Lukosek ,John P. Doran ,Chris Dickinson ,John P. Doran ,Matt Casanova ,
Publisher :Packt Publishing Ltd
Pages : 394
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 118
Total Download :617
published Date : 2017-04-27
Description :Utilize proven solutions to solve common problems in game development About This Book Untangle your game development workflow, make cleaner code, and create structurally solid games Implement key programming patterns that will enable you to make efficient AI and remove duplication Optimize your game using memory management techniques Who This Book Is For If you are a game developer who wants to solve commonly-encountered issues or have some way to communicate to other developers in a standardized format, then this book is for you. Knowledge of basic game programming principles and C++ programming is assumed. What You Will Learn Learn what design patterns are and why you would want to use them Reduce the maintenance burden with well-tested, cleaner code Employ the singleton pattern effectively to reduce your compiler workload Use the factory pattern to help you create different objects with the same creation logic and reduce coding time Improve game performance with Object Pools Allow game play to interact with physics or graphics in an abstract way Refractor your code to remove common code smells In Detail You've learned how to program, and you've probably created some simple games at some point, but now you want to build larger projects and find out how to resolve your problems. So instead of a coder, you might now want to think like a game developer or software engineer. To organize your code well, you need certain tools to do so, and that's what this book is all about. You will learn techniques to code quickly and correctly, while ensuring your code is modular and easily understandable. To begin, we will start with the core game programming patterns, but not the usual way. We will take the use case strategy with this book. We will take an AAA standard game and show you the hurdles at multiple stages of development. Similarly, various use cases are used to showcase other patterns such as the adapter pattern, prototype pattern, flyweight pattern, and observer pattern. Lastly, we'll go over some tips and tricks on how to refactor your code to remove common code smells and make it easier for others to work with you. By the end of the book you will be proficient in using the most popular and frequently used patterns with the best practices. Style and approach This book takes a step-by-step real-life case studies approach. Every pattern is first explained using a bottleneck. We will show you a problem in your everyday workflow, and then introduce you to the pattern, and show you how the pattern will resolve the situation.

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Building an FPS Game with Unity


Author :John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,Greg Lukosek ,John P. Doran ,Chris Dickinson ,John P. Doran ,Matt Casanova ,John P. Doran ,
Publisher :Packt Publishing Ltd
Pages : 326
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 149
Total Download :617
published Date : 2015-10-30
Description :Create a high-quality first person shooter game using the Unity game engine and the popular UFPS and Probuilder frameworks About This Book Learn how to use Unity in conjunction with UFPS and ProBuilder to create a high-quality game quickly Create both interior and exterior environments A step-by step guide to building a project with clear examples and instructions to create a number of interesting scenarios Who This Book Is For This book is for those who want to create an FPS game in Unity and gain knowledge on how to customize it to be their very own. If you are familiar with the basics of Unity, you will have an easier time, but it should make it possible for someone with no prior experience to learn Unity at an accelerated pace. What You Will Learn Use UFPS to build custom weapons with custom meshes and behaviors Explore level design as you prototype levels, making use of Prototype to build levels out quickly Build environments that are realistic as possible while keeping peak performance and repetitiveness down Review tips and tricks on how to create environments using both terrain for outdoor areas and a modular workflow for interiors Develop a number of different encounters that your players can fight against, from a simple turret enemy to complex AI characters from Shooter AI Discover how to create unique objects such as exploding barrels and objects you can interact with Create a custom GUI to help your game stand out from the crowd Package your game for release, create an installer, and get your game out into the world In Detail Unity, available in free and pro versions, is one of the most popular third-party game engines available. It is a cross-platform game engine, making it easy to write your game once and then port it to PC, consoles, and even the web, making it a great choice for both indie and AAA developers. Building an FPS Game in Unity takes readers on an exploration of how to use Unity to create a 3D first person shooter (FPS) title, leveraging the powerful UFPS framework by VisionPunk and Prototype/ProBuilder 2.0 by ProCore3D. After some setting up, you will start by learning how to create custom weapons, prototype levels, create exterior and interior environments, and breathe life into our levels. We will then add polish to the levels. Finally, we will create a custom GUI and menus for our title to create a complete package. Style and approach An easy-to-follow guide with each project containing step-by-step explanations, diagrams, screenshots, and downloadable material. Concepts in Unity and C# are explained as they are used and for the more inquisitive, there are more details on the concepts used with additional external resources to learn from.

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Getting Started with Udk


Author :John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,Greg Lukosek ,John P. Doran ,Chris Dickinson ,John P. Doran ,Matt Casanova ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,
Publisher :Packt Publishing Ltd
Pages : 140
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 65
Total Download :633
published Date : 2013-01-01
Description :This book is written by someone who is passionate about games for those who are equally passionate about games. The step-by-step instructions contained within this guide will make creating your first game simple.If you have ever had the urge to know more about how all those amazing games you played for countless hours are created, then this book is definitely for you! This step-by-step tutorial will teach you how to create a complete game within UDK.Even if you have no prior experience of UDK, you can still start building the games you want today.

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Extending Unity with Editor Scripting


Author :John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,Greg Lukosek ,John P. Doran ,Chris Dickinson ,John P. Doran ,Matt Casanova ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,Angelo Tadres ,
Publisher :Packt Publishing Ltd
Pages : 268
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 49
Total Download :1077
published Date : 2015-09-21
Description :Put Unity to use for your video games by creating your own custom tools with editor scriptingAbout This Book Acquire a good understanding of extending Unity's editor capabilities for a platformer game by using Gizmos, custom inspectors, editor windows, scriptable objects, and more Learn to configure and get control over your asset import pipeline using asset preprocessors A step-by-step, comprehensible guide to creating and customizing a build pipeline that fits the necessities of your video game development team Who This Book Is For This book is for anyone who has a basic knowledge of Unity programming using C# and wants to learn how to extend and create custom tools using Unity editor scripting to improve the development workflow and make video game development easier. What You Will Learn Use Gizmos to create visual aids for debugging Extend the editor capabilities using custom inspectors, property and decorator drawers, editor windows, and handles Save your video game data in a persistent way using scriptable objects Improve the look and feel of your custom tools using GUIStyles and GUISkins Configure and control the asset import pipeline Improve the build creation pipeline Distribute the custom tools in your team or publish them in the Asset Store In Detail One of Unity's most powerful features is the extensible editor it has. With editor scripting, it is possible to extend or create functionalities to make video game development easier. For a Unity developer, this is an important topic to know and understand because adapting Unity editor scripting to video games saves a great deal of time and resources. This book is designed to cover all the basic concepts of Unity editor scripting using a functional platformer video game that requires workflow improvement. You will commence with the basics of editor scripting, exploring its implementation with the help of an example project, a level editor, before moving on to the usage of visual cues for debugging with Gizmos in the scene view. Next, you will learn how to create custom inspectors and editor windows and implement custom GUI. Furthermore, you will discover how to change the look and feel of the editor using editor GUIStyles and editor GUISkins. You will then explore the usage of editor scripting in order to improve the development pipeline of a video game in Unity by designing ad hoc editor tools, customizing the way the editor imports assets, and getting control over the build creation process. Step by step, you will use and learn all the key concepts while creating and developing a pipeline for a simple platform video game. As a bonus, the final chapter will help you to understand how to share content in the Asset Store that shows the creation of custom tools as a possible new business. By the end of the book, you will easily be able to extend all the concepts to other projects. Style and approach This book uses a step-by-step approach that will help you finish with a level editor tool, a custom configuration for the asset import pipeline, and a build pipeline totally adjusted to the video game.

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Unreal Engine: Game Development from A to Z


Author :John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,Greg Lukosek ,John P. Doran ,Chris Dickinson ,John P. Doran ,Matt Casanova ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,Angelo Tadres ,Joanna Lee ,John P. Doran ,Nitish Misra ,
Publisher :Packt Publishing Ltd
Pages : 837
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 132
Total Download :875
published Date : 2016-08-31
Description :Develop fantastic games and solve common development problems with Unreal Engine 4 About This Book Investigate the big world of Unreal Engine, computer graphics rendering and Material editor to implement in your games Construct a top-notch game by using the assets offered by Unreal Engine, thereby reducing the time to download, create assets on your own. Understand when and why to use different features and functionalities of Unreal Engine 4 to create your own games Learn to use Unreal 4 by making a first person puzzle game, Blockmania, for Android. Who This Book Is For This path is ideal for those who have a strong interest in game development and some development experience. An intermediate understanding of C++ is recommended. What You Will Learn Explore the Unreal Engine 4 editor controls and learn how to use the editor to create a room in a game level Get clued up about working with Slate, Unreal's UI solution through the UMG Editor Put together your own content and materials to build cutscenes and learn how to light scenes effectively Get tips and tricks on how to create environments using terrain for outdoor areas and a workflow for interiors as well using brushes Explore the ways to package your game for Android Devices and porting it to the Google Playstore Know inside out about creating materials, and applying them to assets for better performance Understand the differences between BSP and static meshes to make objects interactive In Detail Unreal Engine technology powers hundreds of games. This Learning Path will help you create great 2D and 3D games that are distributed across multiple platforms. The first module, Learning Unreal Engine Game Development, starts with small, simple game ideas and playable projects. It starts by showing you the basics in the context of an individual game level. Then, you'll learn how to add details such as actors, animation, effects, and so on to the game. This module aims to equip you with the confidence and skills to design and build your own games using Unreal Engine 4. By the end of this module, you will be able to put into practise your own content.After getting familiar with Unreal Engine's core concepts, it's time that you dive into the field of game development. In this second module, Unreal Engine Game Development Cookbook we show you how to solve development problems using Unreal Engine, which you can work through as you build your own unique project. Every recipe provides step-by-step instructions, with explanations of how these features work, and alternative approaches and research materials so you can learn even more. You will start by building out levels for your game, followed by recipes to help you create environments, place meshes, and implement your characters. By the end of this module, you will see how to create a health bar and main menu, and then get your game ready to be deployed and published.The final step is to create your very own game that will keep mobile users hooked. This is what you'll be learning in our third module, Learning Unreal Engine Android Game Development,Once you get the hang of things, you will start developing our game, wherein you will graduate from movement and character control to AI and spawning. Once you've created your application, you will learn how to port and publish your game to the Google Play Store. With this course, you will be inspired to come up with your own great ideas for your future game development projects. Style and approach A practical collection of bestselling Packt titles, this Learning Path aims to help you skill up with Unreal Engine by curating some of our best titles into an essential, sequential collection.

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Unity 2018 Shaders and Effects Cookbook


Author :John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,Greg Lukosek ,John P. Doran ,Chris Dickinson ,John P. Doran ,Matt Casanova ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,Angelo Tadres ,Joanna Lee ,John P. Doran ,Nitish Misra ,John P. Doran ,Alan Zucconi ,
Publisher :Packt Publishing
Pages : 392
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 93
Total Download :1073
published Date : 2018-06-29
Description :Bring realism to your games by mastering post-processing effects and advanced shading techniques in Unity 2018 Key Features Learn the secrets of creating AAA quality shaders without writing long algorithms Master shader programming through easy-to-follow examples Create stunning visual effects that can be used in 3D games Book Description Since their introduction to Unity, shaders have been seen as notoriously difficult to understand and implement in games. Complex mathematics has always stood in the way of creating your own shaders and attaining the level of realism you crave. Unity 2018 Shaders and Effects Cookbook changes that by giving you a recipe-based guide to creating shaders using Unity. It will show you everything you need to know about vectors, how lighting is constructed with them, and how textures are used to create complex effects without the heavy math. This book starts by teaching you how to use shaders without writing code with the post-processing stack. Then, you'll learn how to write shaders from scratch, build up essential lighting, and finish by creating stunning screen effects just like those in high-quality 3D and mobile games. You'll discover techniques, such as normal mapping, image-based lighting, and animating your models inside a shader. We'll explore how to use physically based rendering to treat light the way it behaves in the real world. At the end, we'll even look at Unity 2018's new Shader Graph system. With this book, what seems like a dark art today will be second nature by tomorrow. What you will learn Understand physically based rendering to fit the aesthetic of your game Write shaders from scratch in ShaderLab and HLSL/Cg Combine shader programming with interactive scripts to add life to your materials Design efficient shaders for mobile platforms without sacrificing their realism Use state-of-the-art techniques, such as volumetric explosions and fur shading Master the math and algorithms behind the most used lighting models Understand how shader models have evolved and how you can create your own Who this book is for Unity Shaders and Effects Cookbook is for developers who want to create their first shaders in Unity 2018 or wish to take their game to a whole new level by adding professional post-processing effects. A solid understanding of Unity is required to get the most from this book.

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Game Programming Patterns


Author :John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,Greg Lukosek ,John P. Doran ,Chris Dickinson ,John P. Doran ,Matt Casanova ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,Angelo Tadres ,Joanna Lee ,John P. Doran ,Nitish Misra ,John P. Doran ,Alan Zucconi ,Robert Nystrom ,
Publisher :Genever Benning
Pages : 354
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 113
Total Download :681
published Date : 2014-11-03
Description :The biggest challenge facing many game programmers is completing their game. Most game projects fizzle out, overwhelmed by the complexity of their own code. Game Programming Patterns tackles that exact problem. Based on years of experience in shipped AAA titles, this book collects proven patterns to untangle and optimize your game, organized as independent recipes so you can pick just the patterns you need. You will learn how to write a robust game loop, how to organize your entities using components, and take advantage of the CPUs cache to improve your performance. You'll dive deep into how scripting engines encode behavior, how quadtrees and other spatial partitions optimize your engine, and how other classic design patterns can be used in games.

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Unity for Absolute Beginners


Author :John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,Greg Lukosek ,John P. Doran ,Chris Dickinson ,John P. Doran ,Matt Casanova ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,Angelo Tadres ,Joanna Lee ,John P. Doran ,Nitish Misra ,John P. Doran ,Alan Zucconi ,Robert Nystrom ,Sue Blackman ,Jenny Wang ,
Publisher :Apress
Pages : 612
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 54
Total Download :877
published Date : 2014-06-23
Description :Unity for Absolute Beginners walks you through the fundamentals of creating a small third-person shooter game with Unity. Using the free version of Unity to begin your game development career, you'll learn how to import, evaluate and manage your game resources to create awesome third-person shooters. This book assumes that you have little or no experience with game development, scripting, or 3D assets, and that you're eager to start creating games as quickly as possible, while learning Unity in a fun and interactive environment. With Unity for Absolute Beginners you'll become familiar with the Unity editor, key concepts and functionality. You'll learn how to import, evaluate and manage resources. You'll explore C# scripting in Unity, and learn how to use the Unity API. Using the provided art assets, you will learn the fundamentals of good game design and iterative refinement as you take your game from a simple prototype to a quirky, but challenging variation of the ever-popular first-person shooter. As can be expected, there will be plenty of destruction, special effects and mayhem along the way. Unity for Absolute Beginners assumes that you have little or no experience with game development, scripting, or 3D assets, but are eager to get up-to-speed as quickly as possible while learning Unity in a fun and interactive environment.

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Unreal Engine 4. X Scripting with C++ Cookbook


Author :John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,Greg Lukosek ,John P. Doran ,Chris Dickinson ,John P. Doran ,Matt Casanova ,John P. Doran ,John P. Doran ,Angelo Tadres ,Joanna Lee ,John P. Doran ,Nitish Misra ,John P. Doran ,Alan Zucconi ,Robert Nystrom ,Sue Blackman ,Jenny Wang ,John P Doran ,
Publisher :
Pages : 708
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 73
Total Download :638
published Date : 2019-03-29
Description :Write efficient, reusable scripts to build custom characters, game environments, and control enemy AI Key Features Build captivating multiplayer games using Unreal Engine and C++ Incorporate existing C++ libraries into your game to add extra functionality such as hardware integration Practical solutions for memory management, error handling, inputs, and collision for your game codebase Book Description Unreal Engine 4 (UE4) is a popular and award-winning game engine that powers some of the most popular games. A truly powerful tool for game development, there has never been a better time to use it for both commercial and independent projects. With more than 100 recipes, this book shows how to unleash the power of C++ while developing games with Unreal Engine. This book takes you on a journey to jumpstart your C++ and UE4 development skills. You will start off by setting up UE4 for C++ development and learn how to work with Visual Studio, a popular code editor. You will learn how to create C++ classes and structs the Unreal way. This will be followed by exploring memory management, smart pointers, and debugging your code. You will then learn how to make your own Actors and Components through code and how to handle input and collision events. You will also get exposure to many elements of game development including creating user interfaces, artificial intelligence, and writing code with networked play in mind. You will also learn how to add on to the Unreal Editor itself. With a range of task-oriented recipes, this book provides actionable information about writing code for games with UE4 using C++. By the end of the book, you will be empowered to become a top-notch developer with UE4 using C++ as your scripting language! What you will learn Create C++ classes and structs that integrate well with UE4 and the Blueprints editor Discover how to work with various APIs that Unreal Engine already contains Utilize advanced concepts such as events, delegates, and interfaces in your UE4 projects Build user interfaces using Canvas and UMG through C++ Extend the Unreal Editor by creating custom windows and editors Implement AI tasks and services using C++, Blackboard, and Behavior Trees Write C++ code with networking in mind and replicate properties and functions Who this book is for If you are really passionate game developer looking for solutions to common scripting problems, then this is the book for you. Understanding of the fundamentals of game design and C++ is expected to get the most from this book.

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