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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Here Comes The August Education Webinars

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Here Comes The August Education Webinars

Earn your place in the sun with new inspiration for the upcoming school year! These education webinars really turn up the heat with innovative solutions for your classroom. Introducing young students to STEM concepts is rewarding and challenging, but fischertechnik Introduction to STEM sets can make it a breeze. For your bright advanced learners, fresh project-based learning tools that include standards-based curricula will … Read More

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July STEM Education Webinar Listings Announced

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July STEM Education Webinar Listings Announced

It’s finally summertime! Hopefully, now you can take some time to sit back and unwind. But if you are like most educators that we know, we understand that just because the school year is over that doesn’t mean your work is. So take a moment to check out our July webinar line-up with some great ideas for next year! Studica … Read More

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Making an Isometric Character Controller Jump in Unity

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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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Studica Announces June Education Webinar Schedule

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Studica Announces June Education Webinar Schedule

June is time for fun in the sun! We know summer is quickly approaching, but taking a few minutes now will help get you prepared to shine next year! Studica offers a variety of education solutions to enhance your classroom and engage your students. For over 30 years, Studica has offered the best software and technology products for schools, teachers, and students. … Read More

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Game Design Tutorial: How to Use Blend Trees in Unity

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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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May STEM Education Webinar Schedule: Explore New Solutions

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May STEM Education Webinar Schedule: Explore New Solutions

Everyone understands how important it is to engage students in science, technology, engineering, and math. The focus on STEM learning is evident. How can you make teaching STEM concepts more engaging for the students while at the same time making it easy and affordable for teachers and schools? Reserve your spot for an insightful webinar about STEM solutions. Studica has found … Read More

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Create an Isometric Camera and Character Controller in Unity

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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

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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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