Holistic Game Development With Unity: An All-in-one Guide To Implementing Game Mechanics, Art…

Paperback | November 15, 2011

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The independent developer has ascended, and the new business model demands agility. You have to be able to work on all aspects of game creation, and your team's game will publish directly to platforms like Android, iPhone, and Facebook. You'll use Unity, the hottest game engine out there, to do it. In order to earn your place on the elite development team, you must master both sides of the development coin: art and programming.

Holistic Game Development with Unity is an authoritative guide to creating games in Unity. Taking you through game design, programming, and art, Penny de Byl uses a holistic approach to equip you with the multidisciplinary skills you need for the independent games industry. With this book, you will master essential digital art and design principles while learning the programming skills necessary to build interactivity into your games. The tutorials will put these skills into action. The companion website offers: source code for completed projects from the book, art assets, instructional videos, a forum, author blog and lesson plans and challenge questions for professors.


   Examines art and programming in unison-the only one-stop shop for individual developers and small teams looking to tackle both tasks.

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The independent developer has ascended, and the new business model demands agility. You have to be able to work on all aspects of game creation, and your team's game will publish directly to platforms like Android, iPhone, and Facebook. You'll use Unity, the hottest game engine out there, to do it. In order to earn your place on the el...

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Master game design and digital art principles simultaneously with this all-inone guide to creating games in cutting-edge game engine Unity. You ll gain the multidisciplinary skills needed to succeed in the independent game industry using Penny de Byl's holistic method and be up and running -creating original, interactive games in no ti...

Michael L. Croswell is a consultant and independent game developer specializing in game programming. He is also an adjunct instructor of game technology and has taught both graduate and undergraduate computer sciences at various colleges and universities. Croswell's background is in artificial intelligence, computer graphics, simulatio...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:504 pages, 9.75 × 7.5 × 1 inPublished:November 15, 2011Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0240819330

ISBN - 13:9780240819334

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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Essential 3D Review
  3. Review C# language
  4. Unity Components  (Work in as we go?
  5. Common Mathematics and Physics Used in 3D:
  6. Essential 3D Paradigms
  7. Artificial Intelligence
  8. 2D Look in a 3D Engine