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GDevelop5: Develop Game With No Programming

Hola!!! Today, we will talk about the open-source game development software which is called GDevelop5. It let you create games like platformers, puzzles, shoot ’em up, strategy, 8-bit, hyper-casual games. With GDevelop, you can make simple projects for fun, create ambitious indie games like Lil BUB’s HELLO EARTH, Hyperspace Dogfights, or even build the next hit, grossing 1 million downloads like Vai Juliette!…
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3-D Game Development Unity: Creating Project and Importing Assets

Last week, I wrote an article about getting started in Unity. Well, this week we will talk about how to create a project in unity as well as how to import assets in the unity project. If you have a problem installing the unity software in your machine or your computation power is slow. No…
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3D-Game Development: Get Started With Unity

Hola, I’ll be now starting the 3d game development series using the unity software. Unity, the world’s most popular development platform for creating 2D and 3D multiplatform games and interactive experiences. Let’s start Requirements Make sure you have satisfied the hardware and software requirements to have installed unity in your machine. OS: Windows 7 SP1+,…
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Unity for 3D Animation with Cinemachine

Unity is not just a game engine, but can be used for 3D animation too. Unity has a built in package called Cinemachine that helps you create dynamic cameras and switch between shots easily. Cinemachine can also be used in games to make cameras that follow objects or switch between each other easily. A great…
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Let Lua Take You to the Moon

Lua is a programming language used for some game engines and is great to learn. Lua is very similar to python and javascript and is easy for beginners to learn. HERE is a quick guide to get started with Lua.

Making Games with LÖVE

The LÖVE game engine is a small, open-source game engine for making 2D games. LÖVE uses Lua code for its scripts and it easy and quick to learn. LÖVE is a good engine for prototyping or just playing around making small games. LÖVE’s website is HERE, where you can download the engine and see some…
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Where to Find Free Game Assets

Game development requires a myriad of skills from making art to programming, and you may not want to spend all of your time making hundreds of sprites before even coding anything. Here are some websites where you can find some free game assets that you can just download and stick into your game. Itch.io has…
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Making Terrain in Unity and Unreal

Both Unity and Unreal engines have tools for you to make large, spanning landscapes for games or just for rendering a scene. Both engines have landscape tools such as sculpting, texture painting, and foliage painting to help create a detailed, alive landscape. A tutorial for terrain creation in Unity can be found HERE. A similar…
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Getting Started with Unreal Engine

Besides Unity, another free game engine is the Unreal Engine by Epic. Unreal is an engine used my many indie and professional game studios. The Concordia Udemy site has a great course that takes you through Unreal and the language used for it, C++. You can find the course HERE.

Throwing Shade[rs] at Unity

When flat colors and textures aren’t enough to make your game look good, that’s where shaders come in. Shaders are responsible for water, glowing, and swaying grass in video games. Shaders can change the entire look and style of a game, and Unity has now made an easier way to create shaders in a GUI…
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