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Game Development for iPhone/iPad Using Unity iPhone Tutorial

The creation process of 3D games has come a long way over the last decade. Not only is it more accessible but it has also become easier. With devices like the iPod Touch and iPhone, thousands of companies have jumped into the games industry. Meanwhile, Apple keeps releasing new devices like the iPad, clearly showing there is enough gold for the rush. This VTC course takes users through the creation of 3D games for Apple devices using Unity iPhone. You’ll be amazed at how clear and simple this process is! Work files are included. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.


Introduction / Welcome
Becoming an Apple Developer
Installing Unity iPhone
Installing Unity Remote

Unity iPhone at a Glance

Reviewing the Interface
Scene View
Game View
Hierarchy and Project Panes
Running the Game
Other Demo Games

Control Setups

Introduction to Control Setups
Controls - First Person pt. 1
Controls - First Person pt. 2
Controls - Relative and SideScroll
Controls - TapControl

Making Our Own Game

Walking Around
Shaping Our Character pt. 1
Shaping Our Character pt. 2
Adding Crates & Physics
Adding a Skybox

Introduction to Scripting

Unity Scripting
Variables and Syntax pt. 1
Variables and Syntax pt. 2
Predefined Words
If and Else
The Switch Statement
Predefined Unity Functions
Private and Static Variables

How Does 3D Work?

What is 3D Really?
Understanding Axes
Local Versus Global

Importing 3d Models

Importing Models pt. 1
Importing Models pt. 2
Importing Animations

iPhone & Shaders

Materials and Shaders
iPhone Specific Shaders

Continuing Our Game

The Cinema 4D Interface
Point / Edge and Polygon Mode
Cinema4D vs. Unity3D Sizing
Modeling a Platform pt. 1
Modeling a Platform pt. 2
Unwrapping pt. 1
Unwrapping pt. 2
Texturing pt. 1
Texturing pt. 2
Exporting for Unity
Importing in Unity


Recap & Work Files
Shaping the Level
Modeling the Obstacle pt. 1
Modeling the Obstacle pt. 2
Rigging pt. 1
Rigging pt. 2
Animating the Obstacle
Exporting to Unity3D
Adding a Collider

Special Effects

Understanding Particles
Particle Emitter
Particle Animator pt. 1
Particle Animator pt. 2
Particle Renderer


Setting Up a Trigger
Scripting the Trigger

On-Screen GUI

Drawing a GUI
Adding the GUI
Scripting the GUI pt. 1
Scripting the GUI pt. 2
Colliding with the Obstacle

Multiple Scenes

Adding a GAME OVER Screen
Adding More Levels

Camera Effects

Adding and Shaping Fog

Exporting Your Game

Setting Your Device Up
From Unity to Xcode

What Else Is Out There?

Awesome Resources

Conclusions / Credits

About the Author

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