Unity as a Good Game Development Platform for Beginner


By: Veronika Stephanie

Technology is something that will always be developing as we people always try to improve our way of living. As this happens, the technology in gaming world also improves. Therefore, we need a game development platform that can cover for that. Unity for example, a development platform that reach many kind of platform such as playstation virtual reality, Gear Virtual Reality, XBOX, PS Vita, and many more. However, many people nowadays like to try to develop their own games. How does unity cover everything for beginners so that beginners can experience themselves to make games? I myself am a beginner that have tried to use unity to create a simple drag and drop game using mouse. How can that be? Well, unity has their own official website which really helps beginner like me.

First of all, in unity’s website, there is a learn feature. Even though you have no experience at all in coding, unity will give you a lesson from the very beginning you can go to the expert level. It also provides the script and videos of how to script to make it clearer. Moreover, questions and answers in unity website are also available, which is really helpful because usually the problem that we are going to ask have been provided because other people have already asked about it. Besides that, unity also give us feature to download unity for free to create our own games and that is very useful for beginners because I believe that practice makes it perfect, so the more you practice the more experience you have. There are also many sample of games and script that are available for us to be learned, and the explanations are also clear enough for beginners. There are also several types of games that were given in unity that we can try as a consideration for us to make a game.

Besides unity’s helpful website, unity also use several scripting languages such as C sharp and Java Script to develop the game. Also, we can use our own integrated development environment such as visual studio to run the code. Unity also provide library of several keywords for us to be explored. All we need to do is just click control and apostrophe in windows or click command and apostrophe in mac in a certain word while we are coding to know how to use that keyword or function of an object.

In conclusion, unity is very helpful for beginners who want to experience how to make multiplatform games as Unity provides a website that consist of several information that you need such as learn section where you can find several script and videos, question and answer so that you can get a trusted answer, several games to be tried so that we can compare the games for our consideration. Unity also provide free version for us to be downloaded. Furthermore, we can script the code using several scripting languages such as C sharp and Java Script where we can easily access the keyword completion in a library that have been provided by unity.