Creating a Rogue-like (like Vampire Survivors) - Part 1

Creating a Rogue-like Shoot ‘Em Up (like Vampire Survivors) — Part 1: Movement and Camera

Ever wanted to create a rogue-like shoot ’em up game like Vampire Survivors? In Part 1 of our guide, we will go through how to create movement, animations and a camera for our player character.

A link to a package containing the project files up to Part 1 of this tutorial series can also be found at the end of this article.

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Can't find Plastic SCM remote project in Unity Hub

Can’t find Plastic SCM remote project in Unity Hub

When working in Unity, or any other game engine for that matter, it is natural to use version control. After all, not only can it boost team collaboration, but it is also common practice within the industry.

Through optimized workflows for artists and programmers and superior speed with large files and binaries, Unity Plastic SCM is a great built in version control and source code management tool built to improve team collaboration and scalability with any engine.

For more details regarding other Plastic SCM troubleshooting techniques, as well as how to set-up Plastic SCM for your team in your Unity project, please check our guide on Plastic SCM for Unity.

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Enumerations in Java explained (using Pokémon as an example)

Enumerations explained (using Pokemon as an example)

What are enums anyway, and what are they used for? Well, just think of it as yet another tool in your handy Java toolbox of things you can consider using to improve your efficiency and organisation of your program.

In this article, we are going to explore what enums are, and how they can be used in Java, by considering a piece of Java code that uses enums to recreate the type effectiveness system found in Pokémon.

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Writing a Unity Shader script for a glowing material — A deeper look

Subtle background animations always help to set the mood of the game. It might only be something simple as a slowly pulsing glow, but it adds to the ambience of the digital city that Terminus is set in.

This article takes a deeper look into some parts of my animated shader tutorial on Youtube, where I went through the creation of a shader used in one of my team’s recent projects.

  1. SubShader tags
    1. Queue
    2. RenderType
  2. Vertex and fragment
  3. Time
  4. Emission formula
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Creating a Farming RPG in Unity - Part 11: Saving Farmland Data

Creating a Farming RPG (like Harvest Moon) in Unity — Part 11: Saving Farmland Data

Ever wanted to create a game like Harvest Moon in Unity? Check out Part 11 of our guide here, where we go through how to save our farmland’s data. You can also find Part 10 of our guide here, where we went through how to set up scene transitions.

A link to a package containing the project files up to Part 10 of this tutorial series can also be found at the end of this article, exclusive to Patreon supporters only.

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