Unity Certified Developer Program for Student Success

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

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

kristielAll Topics, Coding & Programming, Game Design & Development Tools, STEM Education

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

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

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

kristielGame Design & Development Tools

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

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

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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The Scoop on the GameSalad 0.11 Upgrade

kristielAll Topics, Game Design & Development Tools

GameSalad is a fast 2D game design engine. It is the perfect for learning how to make and publish games for free on  Android, iPhone, iPad or on HTML. Recently, they just announced that GameSalad 0.11 is available for download. In this article, we will tell you what you can expect from this new release. GameSalad 0.11 Improvements It’s a … Read More

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Interested in game design? Here’s how to get started

kristielAll Topics, Game Design & Development Tools

We are privileged to have Andrew Greenberg who serves as the President of the Georgia Game Developer Association, provide us with a blog series on what information is needed to get involved in Game Design. This all-volunteer organization is committed to improving Georgia's video game industry. They are known for their SIEGE (Southern Interactive Entertainment & Game Expo) event. Essentials … Read More

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Unity 5 Announced: What does this mean for Game Design?

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

Pre-order Unity 5 Unity announced the impending release of Unity 5 at the Game Developer’s Conference in San Francisco. This news comes 16 months a after the release of Unity 4. In typical Unity fashion, Unity 5 will improve upon its predecessor in many ways. It comes as no surprise that Unity 5 improves upon the easy-to-use, affordable game engine … Read More

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