How to Export a Toon Boom Harmony Sprite to Unity

Mark PhilippAll Topics, Animation and Storyboarding, Tutorial, Unity Game Development

How to Export a Toon Boom Harmony Sprite to Unity

One of the most important features for any 2D design software is how it can integrate into your workflow. For game developers, it’s important that your design and animation tools can work with your game engine with few or no issues. Toon Boom Harmony offers a pipeline for exporting sprites and animations directly into Unity 3D. In this post, we’ll … Read More

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Exploring Unity Pro, the Creation Engine for Gaming

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

Exploring Unity Pro, the Creation Engine for Gaming

Unity is a robust creation engine that eases the process of game development. Even though the program’s primary function is to develop games, it can also be used for app development for mobile, desktop, console and even TV platforms. In this post, we’ll provide a broad overview of Unity and we’ll discuss the exclusive features of the Unity Pro version. … Read More

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Game Dev Tutorial: How to Play a Video in Unity 2017

Mark PhilippGame Design & Development Tools, Tutorial, Unity Game Development

Game Dev Tutorial: How to Play a Video in Unity 2017

Sometimes, being able to play a video file in your game is something that needs to be done. Fortunately, Unity provides a component and some libraries to help you do just that. In this post, I will talk about the Video Player component and some of the requirements you need to meet so that Unity can play your video in-game. What … Read More

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Making an Isometric Character Controller Jump in Unity

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

Making an Isometric Character Controller Jump in Unity

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how to create an isometric character controller in Unity 3D. I even made a video with instructions! The video has done surprisingly well and it has received a fair number of comments asking me questions. A lot of people want to extend the character controller in certain ways. Specifically, several people were … Read More

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Game Design Tutorial: How to Use Blend Trees in Unity

kristielGame Design & Development Tools, Tutorial, Unity Game Development

Game Design Tutorial: How to Use Blend Trees in Unity

In modern game design and development, 2D and 3D animations are increasingly complex. If you’ve worked on a game in any capacity, you have probably come across a need to have, for example, a walking animation trigger a running animation based on movement speed. To tackle such a problem, Unity 3D has something called blend trees. In this post, we’ll … Read More

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Create an Isometric Camera and Character Controller in Unity

kristielGame Design & Development Tools, Tutorial, Unity Game Development

Unity Tutorial: Create an Isometric Camera and Character Controller in Unity

In this post, I will provide step-by-step instructions on how to create a simple isometric camera and character controller in Unity. By the end of this tutorial, you should have a simple 3D character that you can move around in an isometric scene using the WASD keys on your keyboard. What is an Isometric Game? An isometric game is one … Read More

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Unity Tutorial: How to Use Animator Controllers and Triggers

kristielTutorial, Unity Game Development

Unity Tutorial: How to Use Animator Controllers and Triggers

Unity 3D has some great tools for handling animations. In general, developers will utilize animation controllers (Unity calls them animator controllers) to handle which animations to play and when to play them. In this Unity tutorial blog, I’m going to provide step-by-step instructions to create a very simple animation controller. This controller will be able to play an animation when … Read More

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Unity Certification Drives Student Achievement

kristielGame Design & Development Tools, Unity Game Development

Unity Certification Drives Student Achievement

Teach your students core STEM concepts and prepare them for bright careers in game development. Unity Certified Developer Courseware & Unity Certification provide both students and educators a clear pathway for learning, preparing, and evaluating key technical skills required in the game design industry. Unity Certified Developer Courseware & Certification Ensure student success and placement in game development programs for higher … Read More

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