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Bring your game development dreams to life with the Unity Bootcamp

It's your turn to be the boss.


Marisa Losciale

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Posted on Aug 9, 2018   Updated on May 21, 2021, 9:09 am CDT

You don’t need an Ivy League education to jumpstart your career as a video game developer. All you need is some time, a little dedication and the Unity Bootcamp.

Consider the Unity Bootcamp your crash course in game development. The bundle includes five 30-minutes courses that are all taught by industry professionals. This way you’ll be learning from folks who not only know what they’re talking about but can explain it in a way that’ll let you understand it, too.

Interested? Read on for a complete course breakdown and what you can expect to learn.

1) Unity Crash Course

In this project-based course, you’ll learn practical, employable Unity skills immediately. This introduction will get you caught up with coding in C# and quaternions and math in Unity3D.

2) Unity Crash Course: Co-ordinates and Vector 2s

In this quick, project-based course, you’ll learn how to use co-ordinates and Vector 2s in Unity3D. Before you know it, you’ll have a firm grasp of the fundamentals of working with positioning, perspective, and color in games.

3) Unity Crash Course: Key Input

In this course, you’ll learn how to use Unity from scratch to set up a simple first-person player. In just 30 minutes, you’ll be able to get the player to shoot bullets in a game scene. Pretty cool, right? This is one of the most valuable topics to learn in game development.

4) Unity Crash Course: First Person Controls

In this course, you’ll learn how to set up a core concept of game development: controls. Pretty important. These controls will enable you to handle user input and make your game interactive. By course’s end, you’ll be able to handle key presses from players so they can enjoy your games to their full potential.

5) Unity Crash Course: Physics

In this course, you’ll set up a cube to launch at a wall and bounce off it and discover how to set up real-life simulation physics in a game. Through hands-on, project-based learning, you’ll get a practical understanding of the physics of game development.

Additionally, the bundle is on sale for 95% off through the Daily Dot Store. Usually $495, our readers can get it for just $19.99 – no codes, keys or cheats required!

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*First Published: Aug 9, 2018, 9:07 am CDT