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Unity 5 - 2D Tower Defense Tutorial

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Video tutorial:
http://bit.ly/29aQHZs

 

 

Official page of inScope:
 
Description
This tutorial will teach you how to create a 2D tower defense games in Unity. When you have completed the tutorial, you will have a finished game with a "Beginning and an End". Below are some of the things, that we will be implementing in the game.
 
Towers
We will be implementing 4 kinds of towers in our game.
 
Fire tower: This tower shoots fire projectiles, these projectiles has a chance to apply a fire debuff. The fire debuff is a damage over time effect. When applied to a monster it deals damage every x amount of seconds, as long as the debuff is applied to a target.
 
FireTower.png
 
Frost tower: This tower fires frost projectiles. These projectiles has a chance to apply a frost debuff, that slows down the targets movement speed
 
.FrostTower.png
 
Poison tower: This tower fires poison projectiles. These projectiles has a chance to apply a poison debuff, this debuff drops poison on the ground behind the target. If another mob steps in the poison it will take damage.
 
PoisonTower.png
 
Storm tower: This tower fires thunderbolt projectiles, these projectiles has a chance to apply a storm debuff to the target. This debuff will stun the target for an amount of seconds.
 
StormTower.png
 
Monsters
We will also be adding 4 kinds of monsters to the game
 
Red: This monster takes less damage from fire towers, and is immune to fire debuffs.
Blue: This monster takes less damage from frost towers, and is immune to frost debuffs.
Purple: This monster takes less damage from storm towers, and is immune to storm debuffs.
Green: This monster takes less damage from poison towers, and is immune to poison debuffs.
 
 
What will you learn?
General Object oriented C# programming
 
  • Structs
  • Dictionaries
  • Stacks
  • Lambda expressions
  • ICompareable interface
  • Operator overloading
  • Abstract classes
  • Abstract methods
  • Inheritance
  • Constructors
  • Constructor overloading
  • Instantiating objects
  • Virtual methods
  • Overloading methods
  • Enumerations
  • Generics
Design patterns
 
  • Singleton
  • Object pool
Algorithms
 
  • A* algorithm for pathfinding
Game mechanics
 
  • Generating a tile map based on a text document
  • Creating a loading screen with a loading bar
  • Using the A* algorithm to find a path from start to goal
  • Creating debuffs
  • Adding a health bar to the mobs
  • Creating towers with different stats
  • Upgrading towers
  • Showing tooltips ingame
  • Setting win and lose conditions
  • Restarting the game
  • Camera movement inside level bounds
  • Buying and selling towers
  • Spawning waves of monsters
  • Animating the towers and mobs based on their current actions
  • Adding main menu, ingame menu and an options menu
  • Adding SFX -and background sounds.
  • Adjusing the sound levels from the menu
Edited by Knnth

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