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Creating Metroidvania in Unity - Part 8

Creating a Metroidvania (like Hollow Knight) — Part 8: Wall Jump, Unlocking Abilities & Spells, Mask & Soul Vessel Shards and Inventory

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Creating a Metroidvania (like Hollow Knight) in Unity

Welcome to Part 8 of our Metroidvania tutorial series, where we’ll take you on a journey through the development process of creating your own Metroidvania game, just like the widely popular Hollow Knight, in Unity!

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Metroidvania Part 7

Creating a Metroidvania (like Hollow Knight) — Part 7: Death, Respawn, Updating Map and Save system

This article is a part of the series:
Creating a Metroidvania (like Hollow Knight) in Unity

Update 4 February 2024: Anonymes FRACTAL has helped us identify some bugs in this part of the series. You can find more details on the bugs (and how to fix them) here.

Welcome to Part 7 of our Metroidvania tutorial series, where we’ll be taking you on a journey through the development process of creating your own Metroidvania game, just like the widely popular Hollow Knight, in Unity!

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Exporting your Unity project as a Windows EXE

How to export your Unity project onto an executable (EXE) game on Windows

Unity provides game developers with a robust platform to create immersive experiences. Once you’ve completed your Unity project, it’s time to export it as an executable (.exe) file, allowing others to play your game on Windows. In this article, we will walk you through the step-by-step process of exporting a Unity project as an executable game on Windows, covering important considerations along the way.

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What is a NullReferenceException?

What NullReferenceException errors are (and how to fix them) in Unity

An error involving a NullReferenceException is something that new developers often encounter when working on projects in Unity. These errors occur when attempting to access object variables, or members of object variables, when the variable itself is null.

Although the cause is simple, NullReferenceException errors can present themselves in many different ways. As a result, fixing them isn’t always as straightforward as following a standard series of steps. In this article, we will explore the various ways that a NullReferenceException can occur in Unity, as well as how to handle these various situations.

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Metroidvania 4 Thumbnail

Creating a Metroidvania (like Hollow Knight) — Part 4: Mana and Spellcasting

This article is a part of the series:
Creating a Metroidvania (like Hollow Knight) in Unity

28 January 2024: This article has been updated to correct some errors and missing information. Thanks to Allan Valin for pointing these out to us!

Welcome to Part 4 of our Metroidvania tutorial series, where we’ll be taking you on a journey through the development process of creating your own Metroidvania game, just like the widely popular Hollow Knight, in Unity!

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Creating a Metroidvania (like Hollow Knight) — Part 3: Melee combat & Enemy AI Base Class

This article is a part of the series:
Creating a Metroidvania (like Hollow Knight) in Unity

Welcome to part 3 of our Metroidvania tutorial series, where we’ll be taking you on a journey through the development process of creating your own Metroidvania game, just like the widely popular Hollow Knight, in Unity!

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What to do if the UI Text component is missing in Unity

What to do if the UI Text component is missing in your Unity Editor

Unity is a popular game development engine that provides many tools to create interactive and engaging games. One of the most important aspects of any game is the user interface, which includes text elements that provide information and feedback to the player. Unity provides two options for creating text elements: the legacy Text component and the newer TextMeshPro.

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Fix resolve of invalid GC handle in Unity

How to fix the “Resolve of invalid GC handle” error in Unity

If you’re working with Unity 2020, you might have run into an Resolve of invaild GC handle error. Don’t panic! This error is a common one that many Unity developers have faced, and there are several ways to resolve it. In this article, we will explore different ways to fix this error.

Here’s how the error typically looks like:

Resolve of invalid GC handle. The handle is from a previous domain. The resolve operation is skipped.
UnityEngine.GUILayout:Window (int,UnityEngine.Rect,UnityEngine.GUI/WindowFunction,string,UnityEngine.GUIStyle,UnityEngine.GUILayoutOption[])
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