Unity 2D space shooter – new enemy graphics and animation – update 6

Before I forget, I need to write a bit about some new enemy graphics and animation I recently added to the game. I have been using some of Dan Cook’s excellent artwork for enemies in the game (I used the same stuff for Cosmosis), but in some cases have been bootstrapping his stuff to create […]

Unity 2D space shooter update – adding a laser weapon

I recently had a nice, month long holiday in South Africa. Apart from affording me some well deserved downtime and a “castaway-like” beard, this meant I was also able to get quite a lot done on my re-working of “Cosmosis” (my original iPhone/iOS app) using the Unity engine. This time the game will be developed […]

Unity 2D space shooter – retractable wing animation

Cosmosis, the original shmup for iOS I created my first 2D space shooter (shmup) called Cosmosis in Objective-C using cocos2d-iphone a few years back. The game didn’t feature much with regard to individual sprite animation though. Since recently getting acquainted with Unity3D, I decided to recreate Cosmosis using this excellent tool. This decision was even […]

Announcing the Deep Space Skybox Asset Pack for Unity 3D

I have been working with Unity more and more in my spare time lately, and found that with my love of space and all things sci-fi, my direction has naturally moved to working on a small space sim prototype. With that, came the idea of creating my own custom skyboxes. I figured out the process […]

Jumper – a simple platform jumping game made with Unity 3D

After a period of little activity (moving house + renovations), I have finally got back to game development in my spare time. I decided to take a look at Unity, and Jumper is the result of my “first go” using this framework. This is my “August” entry for One Game a Month (1GAM)! You can […]