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Introduction to 2D Game Development

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Create a multi-platform 2D game

This introductory workshop teaches Unity fundamentals through building and customizing a 2D game. Participants are introduced to the Unity Editor, with a specific focus on 2D game development. Participants will learn about the 2D pipeline while creating a Platformer game. Subjects covered will include project maintenance, basic script editing, sprite animation, and interactive object creation including a player character and collectibles. The instructor will demonstrate how to use the various tools of the Unity Editor and the participants will create a 2D game using the provided assets for multiple platforms.

In this Workshop, you will learn:

  • Core gameplay
  • Editor setup
  • Single sprite configuration w/ colliders, Sprite sheet animations
  • Animator, Keyframed animations, Scripted animations
  • Player character
  • Win and lose settings
  • Collectibles
  • Publishing
  • And new Unity Editor capabilities and features like:
    • New Sprite Editor tools
    • Tilemap system
    • Cinemachine
    • Sprite masking system

Daily Schedule

  • 8:30 Welcome coffee
  • 9:00 Start
  • 12:30 Sandwich Lunch
  • 13:00 Start Part 2
  • 18:30 End

This workshop has a 2-day extension where Cybernetic Walrus will teach you experience from the field of making games, subjects not handled by the official curriculum and extra tips and tricks.



What To bring

Laptop able to run Unity 2018

Can I get financial support?

All self-employed entrepreneur's and KMO's from Flandres can use the KMO-portefeuille to receive up to 40% of financial support. Mediarte is recognised by the Flemish government with authorisation number DV.O105665. Click here for more information about the KMO portefeuille.

Each Flemish employer/entrepeneur/interim who works in PC 227 or is linked to an audiovisual NACE activity (59112, 59113, 59114, 59120, 59130, 59201, 59202, 60100, 60200) , can make use of the mediacademie grants of up to 40%. Click here for more information about our grants. 


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