Orange Claymore

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  1. I think my school missed some steps...

    I appreciate the responses.  There is definitely a part of me that was wondering if this was more of a trial by fire sort of deal; after all, the vast majority of what I've learned about computers has been piece-meal and trial and error on my part.  I guess I just thought it would be more straight forward in an academic setting.   Oh well, I'll talk to my instructor on Wednesday to see if there's any advice he can offer.  Thanks again.
  2. I think my school missed some steps...

    Hey everyone!  Long time lurker, first time poster here, and wondering if anyone could offer help or point me in the right direction.   Right now, I'm in a computer simulation and gaming program in college.  The program I am in lets students choose between design, programming, and art emphases.  I have chosen to do a dual emphasis in both design and programming.  I'm in my second semester.   Here's the thing - I'm in my second semester right now.  First semester, we started working with basic programming concepts and mild OO programming using C# (I have some background in C++ as well).  We never moved beyond programming anything outside of DOS, with no graphics or event style programming.  This semester, however, I have a class that has immediately thrown us into working with Unity.  Day 1 we were divided into teams, were put to work on the Lerpz tutorial on Unity's website, and were told we had to have a game up and running by the end of the semester.     Following the tutorial is easy enough, but I'm totally lost on how one goes from basic C# programming, to scripts, to Unity.  I feel that there were some steps missed here (and I'm taking the path through the program as it's planned out).  To be honest, I'm a little worried as to how my team is going to get a full game up and running by the end of the class, no matter how basic.   I'm trying to fill the gaps in my knowledge, but I'm having a rough time of it with work and all of my other classes.  If anyone could shed some light on this, I'd greatly appreciate it.