Tutorials: Creating a Game

This tutorial series introduces visualization concepts and techniques via the workflow of creating a game: from designing raster and vector graphics for its user interface to building a 3D Earth model and scripting various interactions. The game, referred to in the tutorials, is available online at the ARTEMiS game website. Curriculum development and production of the tutorials were funded through the EDC-Pakistan: Teacher Training project grant.

1. Designing Graphics in Photoshop

Learn how to design raster graphics in Photoshop. youtubeIcon Video tutorial
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2. Storyboarding in Photoshop and Illustrator

Learn how to use Photoshop and Illustrator to create storyboards and images for a graphical user interface of a game. youtubeIcon Video tutorial
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3. Drawing in Illustrator

Learn how to draw vector graphics in Illustrator. youtubeIcon Video tutorial
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4. 3D Modeling and Texturing in Maya

Learn how to create and texture a 3D model of Earth in Maya youtubeIcon Video tutorial
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5. Using Assets in Unity

Learn how to import, organize, and access graphic assets in a Unity project. youtubeIcon Video tutorial
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6. Scripting a Graphical User Interface in Unity

Learn how to use scripts to create the graphical user interface of a game in Unity. youtubeIcon Video tutorial
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7. Creating Objects and Interactions in Unity

Learn how to create game objects and script interactions in Unity. youtubeIcon Video tutorial
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8. Building a Game in Unity

Learn how to build a Unity game for the web and as a standalone application. youtubeIcon Video tutorial
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I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for.

- Georgia O'Keeffe