Unity 5 Level Design, Lighting, and Animation

Learn the principles of level design, lightning and animation in Unity 5

Develop your Unity skills further by exploring level design and animation. You will learn the basics of level design in Unity 5 2D. Exciting, engaging level designs are what make for great game play.

This course focuses on designing levels that challenge your players by including terrain and advanced lighting. Explore material creation, physically-based rendering, character animation, and more. By the end of this course, you’ll have developed an advanced knowledge of Unity and its powerful feature-set.

About the Author

Alan Thorn is a multidisciplinary game developer, author, and educator with industry experience of 17 years. He makes games for PC desktop, mobile, and VR. He founded Wax Lyrical Games and created the award-winning Baron Wittard: Nemesis of Ragnarok game, working as designer, programmer, and artist. He has written twenty-three technical books on game development and presented 19 video training courses. These cover game-play programming, Unity development, 3D modeling, and animation.

He has worked in games education as a senior lecturer for Teesside University, a lead teacher for Uppingham School, and a visiting lecturer for the London South Bank University. He is currently the head of department for Games Design and Development at the National Film and Television School.