Advanced RPG Game Design with Unity

A course by Juan Diego Vázquez Moreno
Pragrammer and Video Game Designer. Sevilla, Spain.
Joined May 2019
, Pragrammer and Video Game Designer

Learn expert level concepts and practices to create a 2D video game with Unity, from the initial idea to its final publication

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 89% positive reviews (45)
  • 1956 students

Learn expert level concepts and practices to create a 2D video game with Unity, from the initial idea to its final publication


Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 89% positive reviews (45)
  • 1956 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Intermediate
  • 28 lessons (7h 24m)
  • Available on the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Unlimited access forever
  • Certificate upon completion of the course

Combining passion for storytelling and the infinite possibilities offered by modern technology, today it is possible to develop simple video games full of fantasy and adventure. So, are you ready to create your own?

In this course, learn advanced concepts and techniques to create a video game in Unity. Programmer and video game designer Juan Diego Vázquez teaches you to develop an entire universe in 2D using this software. If you'd like to deepen your knowledge even further, you can do so with his Domestika Basics Introduction to Unity for 2D Video Games.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Preparation
  • U3
    U3. Base production
  • U4
    U4. Expanding the game
  • U5
    U5. Last details
  • FP
    FP Final Project
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Start the course by getting to know Juan Diego Vázquez a little better. He talks about his roots, his creative journey, and what keeps his passion for video game design alive. He also shares the influences that helped make him the professional he is today.

See how to download Unity and revisit how to install, configure, and customize the Visual Studio editor. This tool is the key to getting the most out of your characters. Then create a project, import your files, and get to work with all the fundamentals in place.

Now it's time to focus on the characters and their surroundings. Juan Diego teaches you how to download code created by other users for use in your own projects. Now explore the cameras, discover what Scriptables are, and look at how to change scenes.

Continue building on your project adding layers of complexity to make it more engaging for the players. Juan Diego explains what a GameManager is and what it's used for, as well as showing you how to develop a basic dialogue system and how to increase its size and depth to suit your needs.

Finish off your character with some final tweaks and improvements before adding an essential feature to your game: data persistence. End the course with advice on how to export to devices in order to add executable files and publish your game on the iOS and Android app stores.

What is this course's project?

Create a mini RPG video game or role-playing game in 2D for mobile devices.

Who is it for?

Anyone wanting to take their gaming design to the next level with Unity.

What you need

Basic programming knowledge is recommended for this course. If you'd like to learn more about Unity, now would be a good time to take Juan Diego Vázquez's Domestika Basics course Introduction to Unity for 2D Video Games.

For materials, all you need is a computer with access to Unity.


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Juan Diego Vázquez Moreno

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Pragrammer and Video Game Designer

Juan Diego Vázquez studied computer engineering at the University of Seville, Spain, and not long after kicking off his career as a programmer, he decided to take the plunge and start a video game development company along with a few colleagues. In 2013, he began collaborating on the development and publishing of a handful of 2D mobile games created using Unity alongside big industry names.

In 2015, he developed the video game Crossing Souls, an '80s inspired pixel art adventure available on PC, PS4, and Nintendo Switch. His journey through the world of video games has led him to develop various 2D games using Unity and its wide array of tools. He always seeks to perfectly balance the user's overall enjoyment with optimization of the user experience.


Contents

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
  • U2

    Preparation

    • Unity installation
    • Visual Studio setup and customization
    • Basic configuration of our project
  • U3

    Base production

    • Scenario creation 1
    • Scenario creation 2
    • Creation of characters 1
    • Creation of the characters 2
    • Creation of characters 3
    • Camera Settings
    • Scriptable objects
    • Changing scenes 1
    • Scene switch 2
    • Changing scenes 3
  • U4

    Expanding the game

    • Graphic interface
    • Creating a Game Manager 1
    • Creating a Game Manager 2
    • Creating a basic dialogue system 1
    • Creating a basic dialogue system 2
    • Creating our combat system 1
    • Creating our combat system 2
  • U5

    Last details

    • Improving our character 1
    • Improving our character 2
    • Improving our character 3
    • What is and how to achieve data persistence? 1
    • What is and how to achieve data persistence? 2
    • Export your game
  • FP

    Final Project

    • Advanced RPG video game design with Unity

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Advanced RPG Game Design with Unity. A 3D, and Animation course by Juan Diego Vázquez Moreno

Advanced RPG Game Design with Unity

A course by Juan Diego Vázquez Moreno
Pragrammer and Video Game Designer. Sevilla, Spain.
Joined May 2019
  • 89% positive reviews (45)
  • 1956 students