This book will empower you to make games fast, faster than you ever thought possible. It will teach you ultra-fast game jam workflows and uncover secret shortcuts to the finish line. Whether you’re a first-timer or a veteran gamdev, this book is for you.
You’ll learn how to:
- Speed up your development time with preparation and planning
- Build quickly in Unity with shortcuts and tricks
- Customize and navigate the Unity editor environment
- Efficiently work with prefabs to make art faster
- And more!
Written by Christer Kaitila, a freelance game dev since 1993, you'll learn game jamming techniques in Unity to create games in days or weeks instead of months or years. If you are an experienced software developer, some of the advice in this book may prove counterintuitive; it is meant to support experimentation while helping you get to a playable build sooner.
Just remember the sage advice of the ancient master: first learn the rules, then break the rules. Embrace the creative spirit of jazz musicians, modern artists, and beat poets: improvise, disregard your inner critic, accept imperfection, and be open to a whole lot of luck. Throw caution to the wind and dive in.