Introduction to Game Programming: Using C# and Unity 3D by Vahé Karamian
Introduction to Game Programming: Using C# and Unity 3D has been written to help anyone jump start programming. The author has chosen to specifically concentrate on Game Programming, because it makes it more pleasing for the student.
The books is written for people who have little or no programming background. If you do have some programming background, then it will solidify it even more! In other words, this books will challenge you and take your programming skills to the next level.
Chapter Details:
Chapter 1 - Programming Concepts: The reader is given a brief overview on the concepts of programming and object-oriented design concepts and terminology. The chapter is intended as a quick reference. For those readers who have some programming background, it will provide with a fresh perspective on the topic and strengthen your understanding.
Chapter 2 - Brief Introduction to Unity IDE: The reader is introduced to the Unity 3D IDE. The basic sections of the IDE are defined and explained. The reader is show how to navigate within the IDE and create GameObjects. How to perform transformations and etc… The Inspector Window is also discussed.
Chapter 3 - Game Objects and Components: We go deeper into the concept of GameObjefts. How to create them, how to add components. Scripts are discussed and shown how they can be converted into components and attached to the GameObject. Finally the concept of Prefab and parent/child relationship are discussed.
Chapter 4 - Game Rules and Mechanics: Introduction of Game Rules and Mechanics. This is the chapter that sets the foundation and rules for game design and development. It discusses the basics of game mechanics that are used in all games to an extent. Then several examples are built from scratch to illustrate the concepts. Physics, colliders and Rigidbody are also discussed.
Chapter 5 - Creating the User Interface: The reader is introduced to User Interface design, and the new built-in architecture for UI design in Unity 5. An overview of the UI architecture is given in the chapter and the examples in Chapter 4 are used to implement them.
Chapter 6 - Creating Battleship: The reader will start building a classic board game called Battleship by the end of Chapter 6 and 7. In this chapter the reader is walked through the steps for designing and implementing the game. Game Flow, Game Logic and User Interface are discussed for the implementation.
Chapter 7 - Delving Into the Code: The reader is plunged into the C# code that has been discussed in Chapter 6, and we enhance it further. The game is finalized.
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Introduction to Game Programming: Using C# and Unity 3D has been written to help anyone jump start programming. The author has chosen to specifically concentrate on Game Programming, because it makes it more pleasing for the student.
Paperback
ISBN: 9780997148404
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Noorcon Inc.
Language: English
Pages: 274
Binding: Perfect-bound Paperback (Full Color)
Dimensions (inches): 6 wide x 9 tall
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ISBN: 9780997148428
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: Noorcon Inc.
Language: English
Size: 9.98 MB