Category Archives: Unity

Unity 5 Shader Programming #1: An introduction to shaders

So, you want to learn the magic that turns 3d models and textures to gold? This tutorial is the first part of a series where I will cover a lot of different shaders – much like my XNA shader tutorial … Continue reading

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Video Tutorial: Creating a Flappy Bird type game using Unity 4.6

Today I had a webinar named “Developing Games for Windows”, it’s one of my first recordings but I hope to create many more with better quality going forward. Anyways, I decided to share what I made in case any of … Continue reading

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Arctic Unity Game Kits – Unity Game Templates for the absolute beginners

I have been hosting multiple Windows and Windows Phone App Jams / Game Jams here in Norway for first year students. They find it hard to use the existing templates and tweak it since the code is quite advanced, and … Continue reading

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Free game for Windows 8: Now you are in … Orbit!

I created the last of 3 games for the DVLUP.com competition, another space game where you have to launch the Saturn V rocket (Apollo) to space, and orbit around the earth. I wrote the physics and math myself, ignoring the … Continue reading

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Luftwarf–a free game for Windows 8

Created another free game this weekend and it just got published. Just a test game still but fun to create! It’s called Luftwarf and takes you to the 2nd world war setting as a pilot. It’s and intense action game … Continue reading

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Moon Lander, a Free Windows 8 / Windows game

I attended a one evening Game Jam and decided to create a Lunar Lander style game! It’s just a simple game where you need to fly a lunar landing module over the moon, and land at a target coordinate. All … Continue reading

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Unity Game Starter Kit for Windows Store and Windows Phone Store games

I have created a simple game that you can download, play with and submit to the store – both to Windows Store and Windows Phone Store – reching millions of users world wide. It contains the basic functionality of a … Continue reading

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Unity for Windows X–Finishing “SteamLands”, Part 5

Welcome to the final part of the “SteamLands” tutorial series, where we will complete the game! In this tutorial, we are going to modify minor stuff to the game, add some power ups and add another enemy. We are also … Continue reading

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Unity for Windows IX–Creating a more advanced game, Part 4

This tutorial will continue from the previous tutorial in this series. Today we are going to add explosions, level ups and a UI. Download the source and assets here. I. Creating explosions When a player dies, we want to make … Continue reading

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Unity for Windows VIII–Creating a more advanced game, Part 3

Continuing from Part 2 of the more advanced game tutorial, we will add enemies and the possibility to shoot them with our laser! You can download the project, source and game assets here. I. Adding the enemy GameObject The enemy … Continue reading

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