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Anyone recommend Unity learning?

paperfist

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I'm interested in learning more about programming with Unity, but there's a zillion sites that offer classes, courses, books, etc.

I'm wondering if anyone can recommend some of the better ways to learn Unity?

Thanks!
 

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Learn C#, Unity is just a UI that rides on top of C#. You can do a lot with just the UI, and never touching code. But you can only do so much with out knowing C#.
 
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paperfist

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No suggestions, just posting for any updates.
While I haven't completely finished them these 2 from Udemy are pretty good:
https://www.udemy.com/unitycourse2/
https://www.udemy.com/the-ultimate-guide-to-game-development-with-unity/
But they don't have a high level of polish or that 'school' feeling. Though for $9 and the content it's like stealing :)

I haven't tried any, but the courses on https://www.lynda.com/search?q=unity seem more professional and they certification training for Unity.

Neat! There's even one on making a CIV game :)

Learn C#, Unity is just a UI that rides on top of C#. You can do a lot with just the UI, and never touching code. But you can only do so much with out knowing C#.
I know what you'll say, but learning straight up C# is a lot like learning accounting. So if it's wrapped up with some interesting game making stuff it will be more tolerable :)
 
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It's not an end-all resource, but Brackeys makes some helpful videos. I just heard about quill18creates too but haven't checked it out yet (I knew about his gaming content but not development haha).

I'm super glad I picked this up from Slickdeals when it came out, it was $10 for this whole class: Make 2D and 3D Games in Unity. The lessons are pretty good and easy to follow along. There's occasional mistakes/bugs you find but it's not a show-stopper. There's always the finished code included and they give you resources/assets too. Dunno if you can pick up the course now or not, or how much it is, though.

That's about all I have to contribute; though this is relevant to my interests.

EDIT: Oh it looks like that Udemy course is $11.99 now? I HIGHLY recommend it; I don't think you would be wasting your money, at all.
 
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paperfist

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It's not an end-all resource, but Brackeys makes some helpful videos. I just heard about quill18creates too but haven't checked it out yet (I knew about his gaming content but not development haha).

I'm super glad I picked this up from Slickdeals when it came out, it was $10 for this whole class: Make 2D and 3D Games in Unity. The lessons are pretty good and easy to follow along. There's occasional mistakes/bugs you find but it's not a show-stopper. There's always the finished code included and they give you resources/assets too. Dunno if you can pick up the course now or not, or how much it is, though.

That's about all I have to contribute; though this is relevant to my interests.

EDIT: Oh it looks like that Udemy course is $11.99 now? I HIGHLY recommend it; I don't think you would be wasting your money, at all.
That quill18creates one is pretty good. I’ve been watching the one were he creates a Civ hex map. It was a little off putting at first as he started to use his intro voice but then calmed down lol. He goes really fast with the code so you have to pause a lot to follow along.

It’s neat though as he’s clearly into it and he doesn’t go over your head. It’s pretty funny when he figures out how to start generating continents and sorta stares at his creation in wonder.

Thanks I’ll check those others out. Yeah Udemy has sales all the time and everything is like $9
 

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