Get a thorough and practical introduction to Unity development for Android devices with no previous experience with game development needed. In this book, you'll go through every step from downloading and installing Unity and the Android SDK, to creating fully functional games. The bulk of Learn Unity for Android Game Development is a simple project to create a 2D platform game complete with touchscreen controls, physics, enemies, respawning, collectibles and more.
The book closes with a brief introduction to creating 3D games, virtual reality games for the Gear VR, and other more advanced applications. It also provides some guidance on publishing and marketing, as well as thinking about game design and mechanics. Resources including sprites and scripts are provided in the code download.
What You Will Learn
- Install Unity with the Android SDK
- Understand and use scripts, prefabs and Android Studio
- Design a great game
- Build a game app
- Add a bit of polish
- Deploy for various Android devices
- Build and deploy for 3D games, virtual reality and more
- Promote your game and make money
Who This Book Is For
This book requires no previous experience with programming or game development of any kind. Prior experience with the Android ecosystem recommended.