Development

Unity 5.5 is available in the CASLAB. You may also download Unity Personal Edition for free, for your own use on your own computer.

There are many excellent online Unity resources.

As a Queen's student, you have access to Lynda.com, which has many specialized tutorials on Unity. After signing in, search for "unity 5".

Texts

This course has no required text. Examples of excellent resources include:

Game Design

Tracy Fullerton, Game Design Workshop: A Playcentric Approach to Creating Innovative Games, Third Edition, Morgan Kaufmann, 2014.

This text provides a strong mix of theory and practical advice for game design.

Game AI

Ian Millington and John Funge, Artificial Intelligence for Games, Second Edition, Morgan Kaufmann, 2009.

This is an outstanding book on AI algorithms for games, forming the foundation of AI engines.

Game Physics

Ian Millington, Game Physics Engine Development: How to Build a Robust Commercial-Grade Physics Engine for your Game, Morgan Kaufmann, 2012.

An excellent text on physics algorithms for games.

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