Augmented Reality Game Development by Micheal Lanham

By Micheal Lanham

Key Features

  • Create your individual augmented fact online game from scratch and sign up for the digital truth gaming revolution
  • Use the newest team spirit five VR SDK to create pro-level AR video games like Pokemon Go
  • Innovate and discover the newest and so much promising development of AR gaming within the cellular gaming industry

Book Description

The heyday of location-based augmented truth video games is upon us. they've been round for many years, however the free up of Pokemon move used to be a gamechanger that catalyzed the marketplace and resulted in an important surge well known. now's the time for beginner and skilled builders alike to show their sturdy rules into augmented fact (AR) cellular video games and meet this demand!

If you're prepared to increase digital fact video games with the newest cohesion five toolkit, then this can be the ebook for you. The style of location-based AR video games introduces a brand new platform and technical demanding situations, yet this e-book might help simplify these demanding situations and express tips on how to maximize your online game audience.

This publication will take you on a trip via construction a location-based AR online game that addresses the middle technical suggestions: GIS basics, cellular gadget GPS, mapping, map textures in harmony, cellular equipment digital camera, digital camera textures in team spirit, gaining access to location-based prone, and different beneficial cohesion information. The technical fabric additionally discusses what's precious for additional improvement to create a multiplayer model of the sport. on the finish, you'll be awarded with troubleshooting ideas in the event you get into difficulty and wish a bit help.

What you are going to learn

  • Build a location-based augmented truth online game known as Foodie Go
  • Animate a player's avatar on a map
  • Use the cellular device's digicam as a online game background
  • Implement database endurance with SQLLite4Unity3D to hold stock goods throughout video game sessions
  • Create uncomplicated UI components for the sport, stock, menu, and settings
  • Perform situation and content material searches opposed to the Google areas API
  • Enhance the game's temper via including visible shader effects
  • Extend the sport via including multiplayer networking and different enhancements

About the Author

Micheal Lanham is a suggestions architect with petroWEB and at present is living in Calgary, Alberta in Canada. In his present function he develops built-in GIS purposes with complicated spatial seek functions. He has labored as a certified and novice online game developer construction machine and cellular video games for over 15 years. In 2007, Micheal used to be brought to cohesion 3D and has been an avid fan and developer ever since.

Table of Contents

  1. Getting Started
  2. Mapping the Player's Location
  3. Making the Avatar
  4. Spawning the Catch
  5. Catching the Prey in AR
  6. Storing the Catch
  7. Creating the AR World
  8. Interacting with an AR World
  9. Finishing the Game
  10. Troubleshooting

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