Putting your Space Chicken in… Outer Space
Tutorial
Beginner
35 Mins
Overview
Summary
Add asteroids, power-ups, controllers, game states, and user interface elements to the Space Chicken game.
Language
English
Recommended Unity Versions
2018.1
Tutorial
Putting your Space Chicken in… Outer Space
1.
Put your Chicken in Outer Space with Asteroids
  • Add a moving background to create the illusion of flying through space.
  • Learn to "spawn" asteroids that fly through space.
  • Tip: conditional statements.
  • Looping animation in Unity.

2.
Spawn Power-ups to Forge a Mighty Space Chicken
  • Add power-ups the chicken collects to fuel his laser.
  • Learn how to "spawn" objects in Ready and Unity.

3.
Adding Controllers to your Scene
  • Control what happens to objects in the scene, using… "controllers".
  • Learn to collect and destroy objects, like old asteroids, that served their purpose.

4.
Game Moments: Starting, Winning, Losing
  • Game moments communicate to the player what’s happening.
  • Add a "start card" to your game.
  • Set up your scene and start game play when the player is ready to play.
  • Coordinates in Unity.

5.
User Interface: Telling the Player What’s Happening
  • Adding a "score label" to your scene to track points.
  • Tracking player ammunition.
  • User interface layer in Unity.