Augmented Reality Game Development by Micheal Lanham

By Micheal Lanham

Key Features

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

Book Description

The heyday of location-based augmented fact video games is upon us. they've been round for many years, however the liberate of Pokemon cross used to be a gamechanger that catalyzed the marketplace and resulted in a huge surge famous. now's the time for amateur and skilled builders alike to show their strong rules into augmented truth (AR) cellular video games and meet this demand!

If you're willing to improve digital truth video games with the newest cohesion five toolkit, then this is often the publication for you. The style of location-based AR video games introduces a brand new platform and technical demanding situations, yet this booklet might help simplify these demanding situations and convey tips to maximize your video game audience.

This booklet will take you on a trip via construction a location-based AR online game that addresses the center technical innovations: GIS basics, cellular machine GPS, mapping, map textures in cohesion, cellular gadget digital camera, digicam textures in team spirit, having access to location-based providers, and different beneficial team spirit advice. The technical fabric additionally discusses what's worthwhile for additional improvement to create a multiplayer model of the sport. on the finish, you'll be provided with troubleshooting innovations in the event you get into difficulty and wish a bit help.

What you are going to learn

  • Build a location-based augmented truth 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 patience with SQLLite4Unity3D to hold stock goods throughout online game sessions
  • Create simple UI parts for the sport, stock, menu, and settings
  • Perform position and content material searches opposed to the Google locations API
  • Enhance the game's temper through including visible shader effects
  • Extend the sport by means of including multiplayer networking and different enhancements

About the Author

Micheal Lanham is a options architect with petroWEB and at present is living in Calgary, Alberta in Canada. In his present position he develops built-in GIS functions with complicated spatial seek services. He has labored as a qualified and beginner video game developer construction computing device and cellular video games for over 15 years. In 2007, Micheal used to be brought to harmony 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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