The 2023 Complete Game Developer Bundle

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What's Included

Survival Game Player Mechanics for Beginners
  • Experience level required: Beginner
  • Access 22 lectures & 2 hours of content 24/7
  • Length of time users can access this course: Lifetime

Course Curriculum

22 Lessons (2h)

  • Your First Program

  • Introduction

    Unity 2020 LTS Recommended
    Source Files
    Additional Resources
  • Game Setup

    Project Setup6:20
    Creating the Environment6:47
  • Player Setup

    Player Object5:38
    Setting Up The Inputs9:26
    Camera Look9:35
    Moving Around8:22
    Jumping - Part 19:58
    Jumping - Part 28:47
  • Needs, Damage, & UIs

    Player Needs - Part 19:26
    Player Needs - Part 28:44
    Damaging the Player - Part 18:37
    Damaging the Player - Part 27:33
    Damage Indicator7:31
  • Day-Night Cycle

    Day Night Cycle - Part 19:36
    Day Night Cycle - Part 28:57
    Day Night Cycle - Part 36:45
  • Conclusion


Survival Game Player Mechanics for Beginners


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Trusted by 400,000+ learners and developers, Zenva provides world-class training on in-demand programming skills covering game development, machine learning, virtual reality, and full-stack web development. The e-learning platform Zenva Academy is the leading place to upskill, learn and gain key tech skills for the innovation economy.


Learn to build survival games in Unity – starting with the player and environment! You’ll explore fundamental mechanics such as movement, needs, health, and a day-night cycle as you construct the beginnings of your very own survival game. Not only will you master base mechanics needed for just about any survival game, but you’ll gain skills that you can apply to other genres and game projects as well!

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  • Access 22 lectures & 2 hours of content 24/7
  • Implement basic player movement
  • Set up a first-person camera
  • Create a needs system for hunger, thirst, & sleep
  • Manage health with damage indicators
  • Build a basic 3D terrain
  • Control lighting to mimic a day-night cycle
Note: Software NOT included.


Important Details

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: desktop & mobile
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: beginner
  • Source code & PDF notes
  • Closed captions
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  • Basic understanding of Unity and C#


  • Unredeemed licenses can be returned for store credit within 30 days of purchase. Once your license is redeemed, all sales are final.
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