Augmented Reality Game Development by Micheal Lanham

By Micheal Lanham

Key Features

  • Create your individual augmented fact online game from scratch and subscribe to the digital fact gaming revolution
  • Use the newest solidarity five VR SDK to create pro-level AR video games like Pokemon Go
  • Innovate and discover the newest and so much promising pattern 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 cross was once a gamechanger that catalyzed the marketplace and resulted in a major surge prominent. now could be the time for beginner and skilled builders alike to show their reliable principles into augmented fact (AR) cellular video games and meet this demand!

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

This booklet will take you on a trip via development a location-based AR online game that addresses the middle technical thoughts: GIS basics, cellular gadget GPS, mapping, map textures in solidarity, cellular machine digital camera, digital camera textures in cohesion, getting access to location-based providers, and different precious harmony assistance. The technical fabric additionally discusses what's precious for additional improvement to create a multiplayer model of the sport. on the finish, you can be provided with troubleshooting options if you happen to get into difficulty and want a bit help.

What you are going to learn

  • Build a location-based augmented fact video game referred to as Foodie Go
  • Animate a player's avatar on a map
  • Use the cellular device's digital camera as a online game background
  • Implement database endurance with SQLLite4Unity3D to hold stock goods throughout video game sessions
  • Create simple 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 by way of including visible shader effects
  • Extend the sport by way of including multiplayer networking and different enhancements

About the Author

Micheal Lanham is a recommendations architect with petroWEB and presently is living in Calgary, Alberta in Canada. In his present position he develops built-in GIS functions with complex spatial seek functions. He has labored as a qualified and novice online game developer construction computer and cellular video games for over 15 years. In 2007, Micheal used to be brought to solidarity 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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