Unity Collaborate Beta – What You Need To Know

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Almost a year ago, I wrote a blog post about setting up Unity to work with GitHub. After Unity got rid of their built-in Asset Server for version control, developers have had to turn to Git or SVN for their version control needs. However, Unity is adding another version control tool to your arsenal; Unity Collaborate. What is Unity Collaborate? … Read More

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001 Game Creator Makes Game Design a Breeze

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001 Game Creator Makes Game Design a Breeze

Formerly known as GG Maker, 001 Game Creator introduces young designers to the world of game design with an easy-to-use, intuitive platform. Create 2D and 3D games with the click of a mouse, thanks to the program’s graphically assisted scripting. That’s right, no coding skills required! Engage your students in game design, while exploring basic principles of science, technology, engineering … Read More

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Create a Fading Splash Screen Using Coroutines in Unity 3D

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In this post, I’ll be talking about using coroutines in Unity 3D. The video below shows a step-by-step process for creating a fading splash screen using UI Elements and Coroutine scripting. In the video, I use C# for all the scripting. If you are not familiar, a coroutine is like a function that you can pause for a set amount … Read More

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Unity Certified Developer Program for Student Success

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Unity Certified Developer Program

Ever since Studica started selling Unity, customers have asked us if there was a certification program available for it. Unfortunately, the answers used to always be a resounding “no”. However, as of today, Unity offers a Unity Certified Developer Program with special incentives for schools – both secondary and post-secondary. Referring back to our recent blog post, this certification program was … Read More

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GG Maker Academic Now Available at Studica

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GG Maker Game Design Sparks Interactive STEM Learning

Studica recently sealed a deal to offer GG Maker Academic to students, educators and schools. GG Maker is a video game engine that can produce 2D and 3D games very quickly. The engine has been growing in popularity due to its ease of use and low barrier of entry. Studica is the exclusive reseller for the Academic Version of the software. GG … Read More

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Unity 3D Offers Huge Back to School Savings

kristielAll Topics, Game Design & Development Tools, Unity Game Development

Studica’s Back to School Sale includes a lot of great deals from some of your favorite brands. However, the Unity 3D licensing for students and faculty is definitely a major highlight in this year’s line of products. Students and faculty usually receive incredible discounts on Unity’s full suite of products and the Unity 3D engine. Heading into the school year, … Read More

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How to Create a Projectile in Unity

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One of the most common mechanics that you’ll find in almost any video game is the ability to shoot something. Bullets, fireballs, arrows, etc. As a game designer, you can have your character shoot whatever your heart desires. Of course, implementing a shooting mechanism is not quite as simple as running a function called ShootBullets(). In this post, I am … Read More

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Level Up STEM Curriculum with GameSalad Training

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GameSalad is a revolutionary game development toolkit that allows anyone to create a game straight out of his or her imagination, without writing a line of code. Introduce programming concepts, game design and digital media creation to your students. GameSalad is used in schools all over the world as the foundation of their STEM curriculum – including K-12 schools, districts, … Read More

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A Day in the Life: Game Developer

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Andrew Greenberg, who is best known for designing computer games and roleplaying games, wrote a blog for us discussing the basic skills you should develop if you are interested in pursuing a career in game design. This time, he discusses the more specific tasks game developers do on a regular basis so you know what to prepare for. The earlier you … Read More

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