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Game Prototyping in Unity

by MJ Johns

Game prototyping is an important early step in the game development pipeline. In this course, you'll learn the steps needed to create a fully playable prototype in Unity. Software required: Unity.

What you'll learn

Have you ever wondered how to get started making a game from scratch? In this course, Game Prototyping in Unity, you'll learn just that, covering all of the steps needed to build a playable prototype. First, you'll explore how to create a simple level layout in Unity using whiteboxing techniques. Next, you'll learn how to add art, sounds, and lighting to bring the level to life. Finally, you'll discover how to add functionality and player feedback using simple scripts in C# to create a playable experience. When you're finished with this course, you'll be able to bring your game ideas to fruition using prototyping techniques and the Unity game engine. Software required: Unity.

About the author

MJ is a designer and project director with 10 years of experience in video game development and 5 years of experience teaching game design, virtual and augmented reality, and user experience design. MJ holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the Ohio State University and a master’s degree in Entertainment Technology from Carnegie Mellon University. After college, MJ went to work for a small VR startup making early VR demos using the Oculus DK1 and DK2. MJ is also credited as a designe... more

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