This video will help you build 2D games in Unity using the engine's 2D technologies based on Version 5.x.
will be shown how to get up-and-running with Unity 5.4.1, including the
basic steps to choose the appropriate edition and install the software.
You will also be shown how to find older versions of Unity and learn
about the key differences compared to previous versions.
with, you will learn the introductory information needed to work in
Unity 2D game development. The video describes the process of setting up
a project in 2D mode, covers the use of 2D sprites, discusses ways to
access 2D objects via code, and explains the basics of the User
Interface. It then covers the very first game genre—text adventure—and
you will go on to create an example of this with the various elements
discussed earlier in the chapter.
Once you reach the end and have
produced a text adventure game, you can go back to the challenges
included in each chapter and use them to improve the game and your 2D
game development skills!
About The Author
Dr. Ashley Godbold is a programmer, game designer, artist, mathematician, and teacher. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, a Master of Science in Mathematics, a Bachelor of Science in Game Art and Design, and a Doctor of Computer Science in Emerging Media where her dissertation research focused on educational video game design. She works full-time as a Game Developer and also runs a small indie/passion studio. She teaches college videos in Unity, 3ds Max, Adobe Flash, game design, and mathematics. She is also the author of Mastering Unity 2D Game Development: Second Edition by Packt Publishing.