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Game Jams & Rapid Prototyping in Unity

Learn how to jam out game prototypes FAST? This course covers techniques to accelerate an AMPLIFY your jamming process!
Instructor:
Oliver Carson
117 students enrolled
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Rapidly prototype a game idea, and create a library of boilerplate code, and take part in Game Jams.

Ever wanted to take part in a game jam but don’t know where to start?

Maybe you’ve got an idea that you want to get up and running quickly?

In Game Jams & Rapid Prototyping in Unity, we cover techniques and code to keep you focused on rapidly creating games not boilerplate code.

  • Get prepped for creating your own prototypes at 48 hour game jams.
  • Learn the pros, and pitfalls of creating a game with a heavy time constraint!
  • How to form teams, and manage the idea generation process.
  • Filling in art and audio when you’re just a coder

We also cover making a full game jam prototype in just 3 hours of fully explained, code along exercises. Covering creating simple game logic, and a reusable framework to deal with common prototype functionality such as :

  • Scoring
  • Timing
  • UI
  • Gameflow
  • And Audio

This course is suitable for people with basic to intermediate experience with Unity 3D who want to learn about making prototypes quickly.

Introduction

1
About this Course
2
What We'll Cover

Preperation

1
Preparation & Your Team
2
Ideas, Scope & Other Advice

Jam Session 01 : Creating basic game logic

1
Making the Player Logic
2
Creating a Custom Camera

Jam Session 02 : Triggers, Timers & Scoring

1
Creating & Reacting to Simple Triggers
2
Let's make a reusable Score Manager
3
Making a reusable Time Manager

Jam Session 03 : Levels, UI & Gameflow

1
Simple UI & Gameflow in Unity
2
Simple Grey Boxing in Unity with Primitives and Prefabs

Jam Session 04 : Finishing Up & Polish

1
Implementing Audio quickly with an Audio Manager
2
Simple Visual Polish & Tidying Up
3
Final Game Flow, Level Management & Packaging Up
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