Simple and Advanced Topics of Animating 2D Characters

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Course Description

Making a 2D platformer game is a nice way to start learning about Unity game development. In this course you will learn how to create so-called “bone-based” 2D characters - characters that are made out of separate body parts. The material in this course is divided into 3 Sections. Section 1 features a short introduction to the course.

In Section 2 we will focus on making a simple bone-based character from scratch. We`ll go through the whole process of character creation from setting up an empty Unity project and importing sprite sheets with art to assembling a bone-based character the right way and animating it using Unity`s built-in mechanim animation system. By the end of this Section we`ll have a simple bone-based character that can walk and jump on our improvised level.

In Section 3 we will talk about some advanced techniques of working with 2D animated characters. For bone-based characters correct sorting order in the scene is very important, so in our first couple of lectures we`ll talk about resolving all the sorting order issues. Then we`ll discuss how to apply different looks and different clothing items to your character. This approach is very convenient, because you can have all the characters in your game made from a single character prefab, but they can all use different outfits and look differently. It`s also much easier to dress your characters or re-skin your game if you need. We`ll also talk about displaying some unique items on your characters such as bracelets, necklaces, belts, other decorations. The same approach can be used to display other clothing items. We`ll finish this section by making a more complex character that will have “joints”. Joints will allow us to use the same animated model for characters that are differently shaped (wider shoulders, shorter legs, longer arms, etc…).

Who this course is for:

  • This course is for people who are starting out with Unity development and want to know more about making 2D platformer characters. It provides some basic info as well as some advanced techniques for making interesting animated 2D characters. You should be familiar with basic C# to read and understand the scripts that we use in this course.

Instructors

Teaching 600,000+ Students, Performance Marketer
  • 4.2 Instructor Rating
  • 28,078 Reviews
  • 732,354 Students
  • 130 Courses

Hi, I'm Sandor!

I am passionate entrepreneur and performance marketer with ten thousands happy students.

Let me tell you my story...

At the age of 16, I founded my first online business. After being a full-time CPA marketer for more than 5 years, I decided to shift gears and use my skills to build companies.

Ever since, I have been lucky enough to do what I love the most: entrepreneurship, travelling the world, pushing my comfort zone and discovering things that I couldn't learn in the classroom.

One year ago, I decided to take the next step and share my knowledge with those who are ready to start their own business. This decision brought me to Udemy, where I am able to combine my biggest talents: entrepreneurship, marketing and teaching.

My teaching philosophy on Udemy is simple: I am crafting trainings that I wish I had available to me when I started my first company.

My courses serve a very important goal: helping you to transform your life and becoming a successful entrepreneur and marketer.

I've seen the impact a solid business can have on someone's life. That's why I can only encourage you not to miss out on this opportunity.

As of today, I've sold more than 600,000 trainings, established multiple successful online businesses and coached hundreds of students.

So, that's my story. But now, I just want to ask you a simple question.

Do you want some help?

Do you want to establish your own business, become an entrepreneur or simply generate more revenue from your current business?

Great, because I am sure I am going to be able to help you. Feel free to check out my course portfolio and let's see if we can work together.

Best Regards,

Sandor Kiss

Game Developer, Unity3d and C#
  • 4.3 Instructor Rating
  • 1,316 Reviews
  • 78,004 Students
  • 3 Courses

I am a Unity3d and C# developer with about 2,5 years of experience in game development. I also have a scientific background. I got a Ph.D. in Theoretical Mechanics in 2014, but then decided to pursue my childhood dream of becoming a game developer. I`m mostly interested in making 2D games. In my opinion, a perfect game should have some tactical or puzzle element to it.

Over the last couple of years I`ve also worked as an instructor and created several courses on game development. Some of the topics of my courses are: making a 2048 game, building quiz apps, creating a simple virtual pet game, animating 2d characters, building an in-game character customization system.

I`m always willing to experiment and work on some interesting and challenging game mechanics.


Expected Outcomes

  1. Create custom bone-based animated characters in Unity 3d Work with sprite sheets in Unity. We'll cover importing, slicing and setting up the pivot points. Assemble bone based 2D characters, organize all the body parts in Hierarchy and prepare for animating. Create Idle, Walk and Jump animations for your character. We'll make a Jump animation with an interesting technique that involves Blend Trees. Configure transitions between animations in the Animator component. Write a simple controller script that will let our character move on the level and jump. Use ScriptableObject assets to store outfits of your character. Apply outfits from your custom-made assets to your character changing the way he looks. Display extra clothing and decoration items like bracelets, necklaces as a part of your character's outfit. Make characters with joints that will be able to “turn into” differently shaped characters while using the same animations. Course content 3 sections • 20 lectures • 3h 31m total length Expand all sections Introduction 2 lectures • 8min Introduction to This Course Preview 08:09 Downloadable materials 00:02 Making a bone-based 2D character in Unity 8 lectures • 1hr 23min Creating a Project and Slicing Sprites Preview 08:36 Setting Up Pivot Points and Assembling Character - Part 1 Preview 09:09 Setting Up Pivot Points and Assembling Character - Part 2 Preview 10:04 Background and Walk Cycle Animation - Part 1 08:32 Background and Walk Cycle Animation - Part 2 10:35 Controller Script and Animator Configuration - Part 1 12:56 Controller Script and Animator Configuration - Part 2 11:40 Bonus - Making a Jump Animation 11:03 Advanced techniques of working with bone-based 2D characters 10 lectures • 2hr 1min Introduction to Section 3 17:22 Resolving Sorting Order Issues 12:10 Sorting Order Fix Script - Part 1 10:50 Sorting Order Fix Script - Part 2 06:50 Scriptable Object Assets in Unity 15:20 Applying Outfit from Asset 08:54 Outfit Applier Script - Basics 12:09 Displaying Unique Items 14:32 Character with Joints - Part 1 18:06 Character with Joints - Part 2 04:55 Requirements This course is very beginner friendly. We spend most of the time working in Unity Editor. All the scripts that are used in the course are pre-made and explained line by line in lectures. We do not use any paid assets, all the art is free and allowed for commercial use. You will get access to a couple of projects that I've saved during development as well as the final project with all the advanced features. You should install the latest version of Unity3D to work on this course and open example projects that are provided with this course (the final project was saved in Unity 5.5.1f1). Description Making a 2D platformer game is a nice way to start learning about Unity game development. In this course you will learn how to create so-called “bone-based” 2D characters - characters that are made out of separate body parts. The material in this course is divided into 3 Sections. Section 1 features a short introduction to the course. In Section 2 we will focus on making a simple bone-based character from scratch. We`ll go through the whole process of character creation from setting up an empty Unity project and importing sprite sheets with art to assembling a bone-based character the right way and animating it using Unity`s built-in mechanim animation system. By the end of this Section we`ll have a simple bone-based character that can walk and jump on our improvised level. In Section 3 we will talk about some advanced techniques of working with 2D animated characters. For bone-based characters correct sorting order in the scene is very important, so in our first couple of lectures we`ll talk about resolving all the sorting order issues. Then we`ll discuss how to apply different looks and different clothing items to your character. This approach is very convenient, because you can have all the characters in your game made from a single character prefab, but they can all use different outfits and look differently. It`s also much easier to dress your characters or re-skin your game if you need. We`ll also talk about displaying some unique items on your characters such as bracelets, necklaces, belts, other decorations. The same approach can be used to display other clothing items. We`ll finish this section by making a more complex character that will have “joints”. Joints will allow us to use the same animated model for characters that are differently shaped (wider shoulders, shorter legs, longer arms, etc…). Who this course is for: This course is for people who are starting out with Unity development and want to know more about making 2D platformer characters. It provides some basic info as well as some advanced techniques for making interesting animated 2D characters. You should be familiar with basic C# to read and understand the scripts that we use in this course. Show more Show less Instructors Sandor Kiss Teaching 600,000+ Students, Performance Marketer 4.2 Instructor Rating 28,078 Reviews 732,354 Students 130 Courses Hi, I'm Sandor! I am passionate entrepreneur and performance marketer with ten thousands happy students. Let me tell you my story... At the age of 16, I founded my first online business. After being a full-time CPA marketer for more than 5 years, I decided to shift gears and use my skills to build companies. Ever since, I have been lucky enough to do what I love the most: entrepreneurship, travelling the world, pushing my comfort zone and discovering things that I couldn't learn in the classroom. One year ago, I decided to take the next step and share my knowledge with those who are ready to start their own business. This decision brought me to Udemy, where I am able to combine my biggest talents: entrepreneurship, marketing and teaching. My teaching philosophy on Udemy is simple: I am crafting trainings that I wish I had available to me when I started my first company. My courses serve a very important goal: helping you to transform your life and becoming a successful entrepreneur and marketer. I've seen the impact a solid business can have on someone's life. That's why I can only encourage you not to miss out on this opportunity. As of today, I've sold more than 600,000 trainings, established multiple successful online businesses and coached hundreds of students. So, that's my story. But now, I just want to ask you a simple question. Do you want some help? Do you want to establish your own business, become an entrepreneur or simply generate more revenue from your current business? Great, because I am sure I am going to be able to help you. Feel free to check out my course portfolio and let's see if we can work together. Best Regards, Sandor Kiss Show more Show less Vladimir Limarchenko Game Developer, Unity3d and C# 4.3 Instructor Rating 1,316 Reviews 78,004 Students 3 Courses I am a Unity3d and C# developer with about 2,5 years of experience in game development. I also have a scientific background. I got a Ph.D. in Theoretical Mechanics in 2014, but then decided to pursue my childhood dream of becoming a game developer. I`m mostly interested in making 2D games. In my opinion, a perfect game should have some tactical or puzzle element to it. Over the last couple of years I`ve also worked as an instructor and created several courses on game development. Some of the topics of my courses are: making a 2048 game, building quiz apps, creating a simple virtual pet game, animating 2d characters, building an in-game character customization system. I`m always willing to experiment and work on some interesting and challenging game mechanics. Show more Show less Udemy Business Teach on Udemy Get the app About us Contact us Careers Blog Help and Support Affiliate Impressum Kontakt Terms Privacy policy Cookie settings Sitemap © 2021 Udemy, Inc. window.handleCSSToggleButtonClick = function (event) { var target = event.currentTarget; var cssToggleId = target && target.dataset && target.dataset.cssToggleId; var input = cssToggleId && document.getElementById(cssToggleId); if (input) { if (input.dataset.type === 'checkbox') { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.checked ? '' : 'checked'; } else { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.allowToggle && input.dataset.checked ? 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  2. Work with sprite sheets in Unity. We'll cover importing, slicing and setting up the pivot points. Assemble bone based 2D characters, organize all the body parts in Hierarchy and prepare for animating. Create Idle, Walk and Jump animations for your character. We'll make a Jump animation with an interesting technique that involves Blend Trees. Configure transitions between animations in the Animator component. Write a simple controller script that will let our character move on the level and jump. Use ScriptableObject assets to store outfits of your character. Apply outfits from your custom-made assets to your character changing the way he looks. Display extra clothing and decoration items like bracelets, necklaces as a part of your character's outfit. Make characters with joints that will be able to “turn into” differently shaped characters while using the same animations. Course content 3 sections • 20 lectures • 3h 31m total length Expand all sections Introduction 2 lectures • 8min Introduction to This Course Preview 08:09 Downloadable materials 00:02 Making a bone-based 2D character in Unity 8 lectures • 1hr 23min Creating a Project and Slicing Sprites Preview 08:36 Setting Up Pivot Points and Assembling Character - Part 1 Preview 09:09 Setting Up Pivot Points and Assembling Character - Part 2 Preview 10:04 Background and Walk Cycle Animation - Part 1 08:32 Background and Walk Cycle Animation - Part 2 10:35 Controller Script and Animator Configuration - Part 1 12:56 Controller Script and Animator Configuration - Part 2 11:40 Bonus - Making a Jump Animation 11:03 Advanced techniques of working with bone-based 2D characters 10 lectures • 2hr 1min Introduction to Section 3 17:22 Resolving Sorting Order Issues 12:10 Sorting Order Fix Script - Part 1 10:50 Sorting Order Fix Script - Part 2 06:50 Scriptable Object Assets in Unity 15:20 Applying Outfit from Asset 08:54 Outfit Applier Script - Basics 12:09 Displaying Unique Items 14:32 Character with Joints - Part 1 18:06 Character with Joints - Part 2 04:55 Requirements This course is very beginner friendly. We spend most of the time working in Unity Editor. All the scripts that are used in the course are pre-made and explained line by line in lectures. We do not use any paid assets, all the art is free and allowed for commercial use. You will get access to a couple of projects that I've saved during development as well as the final project with all the advanced features. You should install the latest version of Unity3D to work on this course and open example projects that are provided with this course (the final project was saved in Unity 5.5.1f1). Description Making a 2D platformer game is a nice way to start learning about Unity game development. In this course you will learn how to create so-called “bone-based” 2D characters - characters that are made out of separate body parts. The material in this course is divided into 3 Sections. Section 1 features a short introduction to the course. In Section 2 we will focus on making a simple bone-based character from scratch. We`ll go through the whole process of character creation from setting up an empty Unity project and importing sprite sheets with art to assembling a bone-based character the right way and animating it using Unity`s built-in mechanim animation system. By the end of this Section we`ll have a simple bone-based character that can walk and jump on our improvised level. In Section 3 we will talk about some advanced techniques of working with 2D animated characters. For bone-based characters correct sorting order in the scene is very important, so in our first couple of lectures we`ll talk about resolving all the sorting order issues. Then we`ll discuss how to apply different looks and different clothing items to your character. This approach is very convenient, because you can have all the characters in your game made from a single character prefab, but they can all use different outfits and look differently. It`s also much easier to dress your characters or re-skin your game if you need. We`ll also talk about displaying some unique items on your characters such as bracelets, necklaces, belts, other decorations. The same approach can be used to display other clothing items. We`ll finish this section by making a more complex character that will have “joints”. Joints will allow us to use the same animated model for characters that are differently shaped (wider shoulders, shorter legs, longer arms, etc…). Who this course is for: This course is for people who are starting out with Unity development and want to know more about making 2D platformer characters. It provides some basic info as well as some advanced techniques for making interesting animated 2D characters. You should be familiar with basic C# to read and understand the scripts that we use in this course. Show more Show less Instructors Sandor Kiss Teaching 600,000+ Students, Performance Marketer 4.2 Instructor Rating 28,078 Reviews 732,354 Students 130 Courses Hi, I'm Sandor! I am passionate entrepreneur and performance marketer with ten thousands happy students. Let me tell you my story... At the age of 16, I founded my first online business. After being a full-time CPA marketer for more than 5 years, I decided to shift gears and use my skills to build companies. Ever since, I have been lucky enough to do what I love the most: entrepreneurship, travelling the world, pushing my comfort zone and discovering things that I couldn't learn in the classroom. One year ago, I decided to take the next step and share my knowledge with those who are ready to start their own business. This decision brought me to Udemy, where I am able to combine my biggest talents: entrepreneurship, marketing and teaching. My teaching philosophy on Udemy is simple: I am crafting trainings that I wish I had available to me when I started my first company. My courses serve a very important goal: helping you to transform your life and becoming a successful entrepreneur and marketer. I've seen the impact a solid business can have on someone's life. That's why I can only encourage you not to miss out on this opportunity. As of today, I've sold more than 600,000 trainings, established multiple successful online businesses and coached hundreds of students. So, that's my story. But now, I just want to ask you a simple question. Do you want some help? Do you want to establish your own business, become an entrepreneur or simply generate more revenue from your current business? Great, because I am sure I am going to be able to help you. Feel free to check out my course portfolio and let's see if we can work together. Best Regards, Sandor Kiss Show more Show less Vladimir Limarchenko Game Developer, Unity3d and C# 4.3 Instructor Rating 1,316 Reviews 78,004 Students 3 Courses I am a Unity3d and C# developer with about 2,5 years of experience in game development. I also have a scientific background. I got a Ph.D. in Theoretical Mechanics in 2014, but then decided to pursue my childhood dream of becoming a game developer. I`m mostly interested in making 2D games. In my opinion, a perfect game should have some tactical or puzzle element to it. Over the last couple of years I`ve also worked as an instructor and created several courses on game development. Some of the topics of my courses are: making a 2048 game, building quiz apps, creating a simple virtual pet game, animating 2d characters, building an in-game character customization system. I`m always willing to experiment and work on some interesting and challenging game mechanics. Show more Show less Udemy Business Teach on Udemy Get the app About us Contact us Careers Blog Help and Support Affiliate Impressum Kontakt Terms Privacy policy Cookie settings Sitemap © 2021 Udemy, Inc. window.handleCSSToggleButtonClick = function (event) { var target = event.currentTarget; var cssToggleId = target && target.dataset && target.dataset.cssToggleId; var input = cssToggleId && document.getElementById(cssToggleId); if (input) { if (input.dataset.type === 'checkbox') { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.checked ? '' : 'checked'; } else { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.allowToggle && input.dataset.checked ? 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  3. Assemble bone based 2D characters, organize all the body parts in Hierarchy and prepare for animating. Create Idle, Walk and Jump animations for your character. We'll make a Jump animation with an interesting technique that involves Blend Trees. Configure transitions between animations in the Animator component. Write a simple controller script that will let our character move on the level and jump. Use ScriptableObject assets to store outfits of your character. Apply outfits from your custom-made assets to your character changing the way he looks. Display extra clothing and decoration items like bracelets, necklaces as a part of your character's outfit. Make characters with joints that will be able to “turn into” differently shaped characters while using the same animations. Course content 3 sections • 20 lectures • 3h 31m total length Expand all sections Introduction 2 lectures • 8min Introduction to This Course Preview 08:09 Downloadable materials 00:02 Making a bone-based 2D character in Unity 8 lectures • 1hr 23min Creating a Project and Slicing Sprites Preview 08:36 Setting Up Pivot Points and Assembling Character - Part 1 Preview 09:09 Setting Up Pivot Points and Assembling Character - Part 2 Preview 10:04 Background and Walk Cycle Animation - Part 1 08:32 Background and Walk Cycle Animation - Part 2 10:35 Controller Script and Animator Configuration - Part 1 12:56 Controller Script and Animator Configuration - Part 2 11:40 Bonus - Making a Jump Animation 11:03 Advanced techniques of working with bone-based 2D characters 10 lectures • 2hr 1min Introduction to Section 3 17:22 Resolving Sorting Order Issues 12:10 Sorting Order Fix Script - Part 1 10:50 Sorting Order Fix Script - Part 2 06:50 Scriptable Object Assets in Unity 15:20 Applying Outfit from Asset 08:54 Outfit Applier Script - Basics 12:09 Displaying Unique Items 14:32 Character with Joints - Part 1 18:06 Character with Joints - Part 2 04:55 Requirements This course is very beginner friendly. We spend most of the time working in Unity Editor. All the scripts that are used in the course are pre-made and explained line by line in lectures. We do not use any paid assets, all the art is free and allowed for commercial use. You will get access to a couple of projects that I've saved during development as well as the final project with all the advanced features. You should install the latest version of Unity3D to work on this course and open example projects that are provided with this course (the final project was saved in Unity 5.5.1f1). Description Making a 2D platformer game is a nice way to start learning about Unity game development. In this course you will learn how to create so-called “bone-based” 2D characters - characters that are made out of separate body parts. The material in this course is divided into 3 Sections. Section 1 features a short introduction to the course. In Section 2 we will focus on making a simple bone-based character from scratch. We`ll go through the whole process of character creation from setting up an empty Unity project and importing sprite sheets with art to assembling a bone-based character the right way and animating it using Unity`s built-in mechanim animation system. By the end of this Section we`ll have a simple bone-based character that can walk and jump on our improvised level. In Section 3 we will talk about some advanced techniques of working with 2D animated characters. For bone-based characters correct sorting order in the scene is very important, so in our first couple of lectures we`ll talk about resolving all the sorting order issues. Then we`ll discuss how to apply different looks and different clothing items to your character. This approach is very convenient, because you can have all the characters in your game made from a single character prefab, but they can all use different outfits and look differently. It`s also much easier to dress your characters or re-skin your game if you need. We`ll also talk about displaying some unique items on your characters such as bracelets, necklaces, belts, other decorations. The same approach can be used to display other clothing items. We`ll finish this section by making a more complex character that will have “joints”. Joints will allow us to use the same animated model for characters that are differently shaped (wider shoulders, shorter legs, longer arms, etc…). Who this course is for: This course is for people who are starting out with Unity development and want to know more about making 2D platformer characters. It provides some basic info as well as some advanced techniques for making interesting animated 2D characters. You should be familiar with basic C# to read and understand the scripts that we use in this course. Show more Show less Instructors Sandor Kiss Teaching 600,000+ Students, Performance Marketer 4.2 Instructor Rating 28,078 Reviews 732,354 Students 130 Courses Hi, I'm Sandor! I am passionate entrepreneur and performance marketer with ten thousands happy students. Let me tell you my story... At the age of 16, I founded my first online business. After being a full-time CPA marketer for more than 5 years, I decided to shift gears and use my skills to build companies. Ever since, I have been lucky enough to do what I love the most: entrepreneurship, travelling the world, pushing my comfort zone and discovering things that I couldn't learn in the classroom. One year ago, I decided to take the next step and share my knowledge with those who are ready to start their own business. This decision brought me to Udemy, where I am able to combine my biggest talents: entrepreneurship, marketing and teaching. My teaching philosophy on Udemy is simple: I am crafting trainings that I wish I had available to me when I started my first company. My courses serve a very important goal: helping you to transform your life and becoming a successful entrepreneur and marketer. I've seen the impact a solid business can have on someone's life. That's why I can only encourage you not to miss out on this opportunity. As of today, I've sold more than 600,000 trainings, established multiple successful online businesses and coached hundreds of students. So, that's my story. But now, I just want to ask you a simple question. Do you want some help? Do you want to establish your own business, become an entrepreneur or simply generate more revenue from your current business? Great, because I am sure I am going to be able to help you. Feel free to check out my course portfolio and let's see if we can work together. Best Regards, Sandor Kiss Show more Show less Vladimir Limarchenko Game Developer, Unity3d and C# 4.3 Instructor Rating 1,316 Reviews 78,004 Students 3 Courses I am a Unity3d and C# developer with about 2,5 years of experience in game development. I also have a scientific background. I got a Ph.D. in Theoretical Mechanics in 2014, but then decided to pursue my childhood dream of becoming a game developer. I`m mostly interested in making 2D games. In my opinion, a perfect game should have some tactical or puzzle element to it. Over the last couple of years I`ve also worked as an instructor and created several courses on game development. Some of the topics of my courses are: making a 2048 game, building quiz apps, creating a simple virtual pet game, animating 2d characters, building an in-game character customization system. I`m always willing to experiment and work on some interesting and challenging game mechanics. Show more Show less Udemy Business Teach on Udemy Get the app About us Contact us Careers Blog Help and Support Affiliate Impressum Kontakt Terms Privacy policy Cookie settings Sitemap © 2021 Udemy, Inc. window.handleCSSToggleButtonClick = function (event) { var target = event.currentTarget; var cssToggleId = target && target.dataset && target.dataset.cssToggleId; var input = cssToggleId && document.getElementById(cssToggleId); if (input) { if (input.dataset.type === 'checkbox') { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.checked ? '' : 'checked'; } else { input.dataset.checked = input.dataset.allowToggle && input.dataset.checked ? 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  4. Create Idle, Walk and Jump animations for your character. We'll make a Jump animation with an interesting technique that involves Blend Trees. Configure transitions between animations in the Animator component. Write a simple controller script that will let our character move on the level and jump. Use ScriptableObject assets to store outfits of your character. Apply outfits from your custom-made assets to your character changing the way he looks. Display extra clothing and decoration items like bracelets, necklaces as a part of your character's outfit. Make characters with joints that will be able to “turn into” differently shaped characters while using the same animations. Course content 3 sections • 20 lectures • 3h 31m total length Expand all sections Introduction 2 lectures • 8min Introduction to This Course Preview 08:09 Downloadable materials 00:02 Making a bone-based 2D character in Unity 8 lectures • 1hr 23min Creating a Project and Slicing Sprites Preview 08:36 Setting Up Pivot Points and Assembling Character - Part 1 Preview 09:09 Setting Up Pivot Points and Assembling Character - Part 2 Preview 10:04 Background and Walk Cycle Animation - Part 1 08:32 Background and Walk Cycle Animation - Part 2 10:35 Controller Script and Animator Configuration - Part 1 12:56 Controller Script and Animator Configuration - Part 2 11:40 Bonus - Making a Jump Animation 11:03 Advanced techniques of working with bone-based 2D characters 10 lectures • 2hr 1min Introduction to Section 3 17:22 Resolving Sorting Order Issues 12:10 Sorting Order Fix Script - Part 1 10:50 Sorting Order Fix Script - Part 2 06:50 Scriptable Object Assets in Unity 15:20 Applying Outfit from Asset 08:54 Outfit Applier Script - Basics 12:09 Displaying Unique Items 14:32 Character with Joints - Part 1 18:06 Character with Joints - Part 2 04:55 Requirements This course is very beginner friendly. We spend most of the time working in Unity Editor. All the scripts that are used in the course are pre-made and explained line by line in lectures. We do not use any paid assets, all the art is free and allowed for commercial use. You will get access to a couple of projects that I've saved during development as well as the final project with all the advanced features. You should install the latest version of Unity3D to work on this course and open example projects that are provided with this course (the final project was saved in Unity 5.5.1f1). Description Making a 2D platformer game is a nice way to start learning about Unity game development. In this course you will learn how to create so-called “bone-based” 2D characters - characters that are made out of separate body parts. The material in this course is divided into 3 Sections. Section 1 features a short introduction to the course. In Section 2 we will focus on making a simple bone-based character from scratch. We`ll go through the whole process of character creation from setting up an empty Unity project and importing sprite sheets with art to assembling a bone-based character the right way and animating it using Unity`s built-in mechanim animation system. By the end of this Section we`ll have a simple bone-based character that can walk and jump on our improvised level. In Section 3 we will talk about some advanced techniques of working with 2D animated characters. For bone-based characters correct sorting order in the scene is very important, so in our first couple of lectures we`ll talk about resolving all the sorting order issues. Then we`ll discuss how to apply different looks and different clothing items to your character. This approach is very convenient, because you can have all the characters in your game made from a single character prefab, but they can all use different outfits and look differently. It`s also much easier to dress your characters or re-skin your game if you need. We`ll also talk about displaying some unique items on your characters such as bracelets, necklaces, belts, other decorations. The same approach can be used to display other clothing items. We`ll finish this section by making a more complex character that will have “joints”. Joints will allow us to use the same animated model for characters that are differently shaped (wider shoulders, shorter legs, longer arms, etc…). Who this course is for: This course is for people who are starting out with Unity development and want to know more about making 2D platformer characters. It provides some basic info as well as some advanced techniques for making interesting animated 2D characters. You should be familiar with basic C# to read and understand the scripts that we use in this course. Show more Show less Instructors Sandor Kiss Teaching 600,000+ Students, Performance Marketer 4.2 Instructor Rating 28,078 Reviews 732,354 Students 130 Courses Hi, I'm Sandor! I am passionate entrepreneur and performance marketer with ten thousands happy students. Let me tell you my story... At the age of 16, I founded my first online business. After being a full-time CPA marketer for more than 5 years, I decided to shift gears and use my skills to build companies. Ever since, I have been lucky enough to do what I love the most: entrepreneurship, travelling the world, pushing my comfort zone and discovering things that I couldn't learn in the classroom. One year ago, I decided to take the next step and share my knowledge with those who are ready to start their own business. This decision brought me to Udemy, where I am able to combine my biggest talents: entrepreneurship, marketing and teaching. My teaching philosophy on Udemy is simple: I am crafting trainings that I wish I had available to me when I started my first company. My courses serve a very important goal: helping you to transform your life and becoming a successful entrepreneur and marketer. I've seen the impact a solid business can have on someone's life. That's why I can only encourage you not to miss out on this opportunity. As of today, I've sold more than 600,000 trainings, established multiple successful online businesses and coached hundreds of students. So, that's my story. But now, I just want to ask you a simple question. Do you want some help? Do you want to establish your own business, become an entrepreneur or simply generate more revenue from your current business? Great, because I am sure I am going to be able to help you. Feel free to check out my course portfolio and let's see if we can work together. Best Regards, Sandor Kiss Show more Show less Vladimir Limarchenko Game Developer, Unity3d and C# 4.3 Instructor Rating 1,316 Reviews 78,004 Students 3 Courses I am a Unity3d and C# developer with about 2,5 years of experience in game development. I also have a scientific background. I got a Ph.D. in Theoretical Mechanics in 2014, but then decided to pursue my childhood dream of becoming a game developer. I`m mostly interested in making 2D games. In my opinion, a perfect game should have some tactical or puzzle element to it. Over the last couple of years I`ve also worked as an instructor and created several courses on game development. Some of the topics of my courses are: making a 2048 game, building quiz apps, creating a simple virtual pet game, animating 2d characters, building an in-game character customization system. I`m always willing to experiment and work on some interesting and challenging game mechanics. 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  5. Configure transitions between animations in the Animator component. Write a simple controller script that will let our character move on the level and jump. Use ScriptableObject assets to store outfits of your character. Apply outfits from your custom-made assets to your character changing the way he looks. Display extra clothing and decoration items like bracelets, necklaces as a part of your character's outfit. Make characters with joints that will be able to “turn into” differently shaped characters while using the same animations. Course content 3 sections • 20 lectures • 3h 31m total length Expand all sections Introduction 2 lectures • 8min Introduction to This Course Preview 08:09 Downloadable materials 00:02 Making a bone-based 2D character in Unity 8 lectures • 1hr 23min Creating a Project and Slicing Sprites Preview 08:36 Setting Up Pivot Points and Assembling Character - Part 1 Preview 09:09 Setting Up Pivot Points and Assembling Character - Part 2 Preview 10:04 Background and Walk Cycle Animation - Part 1 08:32 Background and Walk Cycle Animation - Part 2 10:35 Controller Script and Animator Configuration - Part 1 12:56 Controller Script and Animator Configuration - Part 2 11:40 Bonus - Making a Jump Animation 11:03 Advanced techniques of working with bone-based 2D characters 10 lectures • 2hr 1min Introduction to Section 3 17:22 Resolving Sorting Order Issues 12:10 Sorting Order Fix Script - Part 1 10:50 Sorting Order Fix Script - Part 2 06:50 Scriptable Object Assets in Unity 15:20 Applying Outfit from Asset 08:54 Outfit Applier Script - Basics 12:09 Displaying Unique Items 14:32 Character with Joints - Part 1 18:06 Character with Joints - Part 2 04:55 Requirements This course is very beginner friendly. We spend most of the time working in Unity Editor. All the scripts that are used in the course are pre-made and explained line by line in lectures. We do not use any paid assets, all the art is free and allowed for commercial use. You will get access to a couple of projects that I've saved during development as well as the final project with all the advanced features. You should install the latest version of Unity3D to work on this course and open example projects that are provided with this course (the final project was saved in Unity 5.5.1f1). Description Making a 2D platformer game is a nice way to start learning about Unity game development. In this course you will learn how to create so-called “bone-based” 2D characters - characters that are made out of separate body parts. The material in this course is divided into 3 Sections. Section 1 features a short introduction to the course. In Section 2 we will focus on making a simple bone-based character from scratch. We`ll go through the whole process of character creation from setting up an empty Unity project and importing sprite sheets with art to assembling a bone-based character the right way and animating it using Unity`s built-in mechanim animation system. By the end of this Section we`ll have a simple bone-based character that can walk and jump on our improvised level. In Section 3 we will talk about some advanced techniques of working with 2D animated characters. For bone-based characters correct sorting order in the scene is very important, so in our first couple of lectures we`ll talk about resolving all the sorting order issues. Then we`ll discuss how to apply different looks and different clothing items to your character. This approach is very convenient, because you can have all the characters in your game made from a single character prefab, but they can all use different outfits and look differently. It`s also much easier to dress your characters or re-skin your game if you need. We`ll also talk about displaying some unique items on your characters such as bracelets, necklaces, belts, other decorations. The same approach can be used to display other clothing items. We`ll finish this section by making a more complex character that will have “joints”. Joints will allow us to use the same animated model for characters that are differently shaped (wider shoulders, shorter legs, longer arms, etc…). Who this course is for: This course is for people who are starting out with Unity development and want to know more about making 2D platformer characters. It provides some basic info as well as some advanced techniques for making interesting animated 2D characters. You should be familiar with basic C# to read and understand the scripts that we use in this course. Show more Show less Instructors Sandor Kiss Teaching 600,000+ Students, Performance Marketer 4.2 Instructor Rating 28,078 Reviews 732,354 Students 130 Courses Hi, I'm Sandor! I am passionate entrepreneur and performance marketer with ten thousands happy students. Let me tell you my story... At the age of 16, I founded my first online business. After being a full-time CPA marketer for more than 5 years, I decided to shift gears and use my skills to build companies. Ever since, I have been lucky enough to do what I love the most: entrepreneurship, travelling the world, pushing my comfort zone and discovering things that I couldn't learn in the classroom. One year ago, I decided to take the next step and share my knowledge with those who are ready to start their own business. This decision brought me to Udemy, where I am able to combine my biggest talents: entrepreneurship, marketing and teaching. My teaching philosophy on Udemy is simple: I am crafting trainings that I wish I had available to me when I started my first company. My courses serve a very important goal: helping you to transform your life and becoming a successful entrepreneur and marketer. I've seen the impact a solid business can have on someone's life. That's why I can only encourage you not to miss out on this opportunity. As of today, I've sold more than 600,000 trainings, established multiple successful online businesses and coached hundreds of students. So, that's my story. But now, I just want to ask you a simple question. Do you want some help? Do you want to establish your own business, become an entrepreneur or simply generate more revenue from your current business? Great, because I am sure I am going to be able to help you. Feel free to check out my course portfolio and let's see if we can work together. Best Regards, Sandor Kiss Show more Show less Vladimir Limarchenko Game Developer, Unity3d and C# 4.3 Instructor Rating 1,316 Reviews 78,004 Students 3 Courses I am a Unity3d and C# developer with about 2,5 years of experience in game development. I also have a scientific background. I got a Ph.D. in Theoretical Mechanics in 2014, but then decided to pursue my childhood dream of becoming a game developer. I`m mostly interested in making 2D games. In my opinion, a perfect game should have some tactical or puzzle element to it. Over the last couple of years I`ve also worked as an instructor and created several courses on game development. Some of the topics of my courses are: making a 2048 game, building quiz apps, creating a simple virtual pet game, animating 2d characters, building an in-game character customization system. I`m always willing to experiment and work on some interesting and challenging game mechanics. 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  6. Write a simple controller script that will let our character move on the level and jump. Use ScriptableObject assets to store outfits of your character. Apply outfits from your custom-made assets to your character changing the way he looks. Display extra clothing and decoration items like bracelets, necklaces as a part of your character's outfit. Make characters with joints that will be able to “turn into” differently shaped characters while using the same animations. Course content 3 sections • 20 lectures • 3h 31m total length Expand all sections Introduction 2 lectures • 8min Introduction to This Course Preview 08:09 Downloadable materials 00:02 Making a bone-based 2D character in Unity 8 lectures • 1hr 23min Creating a Project and Slicing Sprites Preview 08:36 Setting Up Pivot Points and Assembling Character - Part 1 Preview 09:09 Setting Up Pivot Points and Assembling Character - Part 2 Preview 10:04 Background and Walk Cycle Animation - Part 1 08:32 Background and Walk Cycle Animation - Part 2 10:35 Controller Script and Animator Configuration - Part 1 12:56 Controller Script and Animator Configuration - Part 2 11:40 Bonus - Making a Jump Animation 11:03 Advanced techniques of working with bone-based 2D characters 10 lectures • 2hr 1min Introduction to Section 3 17:22 Resolving Sorting Order Issues 12:10 Sorting Order Fix Script - Part 1 10:50 Sorting Order Fix Script - Part 2 06:50 Scriptable Object Assets in Unity 15:20 Applying Outfit from Asset 08:54 Outfit Applier Script - Basics 12:09 Displaying Unique Items 14:32 Character with Joints - Part 1 18:06 Character with Joints - Part 2 04:55 Requirements This course is very beginner friendly. We spend most of the time working in Unity Editor. All the scripts that are used in the course are pre-made and explained line by line in lectures. We do not use any paid assets, all the art is free and allowed for commercial use. You will get access to a couple of projects that I've saved during development as well as the final project with all the advanced features. You should install the latest version of Unity3D to work on this course and open example projects that are provided with this course (the final project was saved in Unity 5.5.1f1). Description Making a 2D platformer game is a nice way to start learning about Unity game development. In this course you will learn how to create so-called “bone-based” 2D characters - characters that are made out of separate body parts. The material in this course is divided into 3 Sections. Section 1 features a short introduction to the course. In Section 2 we will focus on making a simple bone-based character from scratch. We`ll go through the whole process of character creation from setting up an empty Unity project and importing sprite sheets with art to assembling a bone-based character the right way and animating it using Unity`s built-in mechanim animation system. By the end of this Section we`ll have a simple bone-based character that can walk and jump on our improvised level. In Section 3 we will talk about some advanced techniques of working with 2D animated characters. For bone-based characters correct sorting order in the scene is very important, so in our first couple of lectures we`ll talk about resolving all the sorting order issues. Then we`ll discuss how to apply different looks and different clothing items to your character. This approach is very convenient, because you can have all the characters in your game made from a single character prefab, but they can all use different outfits and look differently. It`s also much easier to dress your characters or re-skin your game if you need. We`ll also talk about displaying some unique items on your characters such as bracelets, necklaces, belts, other decorations. The same approach can be used to display other clothing items. We`ll finish this section by making a more complex character that will have “joints”. Joints will allow us to use the same animated model for characters that are differently shaped (wider shoulders, shorter legs, longer arms, etc…). Who this course is for: This course is for people who are starting out with Unity development and want to know more about making 2D platformer characters. It provides some basic info as well as some advanced techniques for making interesting animated 2D characters. You should be familiar with basic C# to read and understand the scripts that we use in this course. Show more Show less Instructors Sandor Kiss Teaching 600,000+ Students, Performance Marketer 4.2 Instructor Rating 28,078 Reviews 732,354 Students 130 Courses Hi, I'm Sandor! I am passionate entrepreneur and performance marketer with ten thousands happy students. Let me tell you my story... At the age of 16, I founded my first online business. After being a full-time CPA marketer for more than 5 years, I decided to shift gears and use my skills to build companies. Ever since, I have been lucky enough to do what I love the most: entrepreneurship, travelling the world, pushing my comfort zone and discovering things that I couldn't learn in the classroom. One year ago, I decided to take the next step and share my knowledge with those who are ready to start their own business. This decision brought me to Udemy, where I am able to combine my biggest talents: entrepreneurship, marketing and teaching. My teaching philosophy on Udemy is simple: I am crafting trainings that I wish I had available to me when I started my first company. My courses serve a very important goal: helping you to transform your life and becoming a successful entrepreneur and marketer. I've seen the impact a solid business can have on someone's life. That's why I can only encourage you not to miss out on this opportunity. As of today, I've sold more than 600,000 trainings, established multiple successful online businesses and coached hundreds of students. So, that's my story. But now, I just want to ask you a simple question. Do you want some help? Do you want to establish your own business, become an entrepreneur or simply generate more revenue from your current business? Great, because I am sure I am going to be able to help you. Feel free to check out my course portfolio and let's see if we can work together. Best Regards, Sandor Kiss Show more Show less Vladimir Limarchenko Game Developer, Unity3d and C# 4.3 Instructor Rating 1,316 Reviews 78,004 Students 3 Courses I am a Unity3d and C# developer with about 2,5 years of experience in game development. I also have a scientific background. I got a Ph.D. in Theoretical Mechanics in 2014, but then decided to pursue my childhood dream of becoming a game developer. I`m mostly interested in making 2D games. In my opinion, a perfect game should have some tactical or puzzle element to it. Over the last couple of years I`ve also worked as an instructor and created several courses on game development. Some of the topics of my courses are: making a 2048 game, building quiz apps, creating a simple virtual pet game, animating 2d characters, building an in-game character customization system. I`m always willing to experiment and work on some interesting and challenging game mechanics. 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  7. Use ScriptableObject assets to store outfits of your character. Apply outfits from your custom-made assets to your character changing the way he looks. Display extra clothing and decoration items like bracelets, necklaces as a part of your character's outfit. Make characters with joints that will be able to “turn into” differently shaped characters while using the same animations. Course content 3 sections • 20 lectures • 3h 31m total length Expand all sections Introduction 2 lectures • 8min Introduction to This Course Preview 08:09 Downloadable materials 00:02 Making a bone-based 2D character in Unity 8 lectures • 1hr 23min Creating a Project and Slicing Sprites Preview 08:36 Setting Up Pivot Points and Assembling Character - Part 1 Preview 09:09 Setting Up Pivot Points and Assembling Character - Part 2 Preview 10:04 Background and Walk Cycle Animation - Part 1 08:32 Background and Walk Cycle Animation - Part 2 10:35 Controller Script and Animator Configuration - Part 1 12:56 Controller Script and Animator Configuration - Part 2 11:40 Bonus - Making a Jump Animation 11:03 Advanced techniques of working with bone-based 2D characters 10 lectures • 2hr 1min Introduction to Section 3 17:22 Resolving Sorting Order Issues 12:10 Sorting Order Fix Script - Part 1 10:50 Sorting Order Fix Script - Part 2 06:50 Scriptable Object Assets in Unity 15:20 Applying Outfit from Asset 08:54 Outfit Applier Script - Basics 12:09 Displaying Unique Items 14:32 Character with Joints - Part 1 18:06 Character with Joints - Part 2 04:55 Requirements This course is very beginner friendly. We spend most of the time working in Unity Editor. All the scripts that are used in the course are pre-made and explained line by line in lectures. We do not use any paid assets, all the art is free and allowed for commercial use. You will get access to a couple of projects that I've saved during development as well as the final project with all the advanced features. You should install the latest version of Unity3D to work on this course and open example projects that are provided with this course (the final project was saved in Unity 5.5.1f1). Description Making a 2D platformer game is a nice way to start learning about Unity game development. In this course you will learn how to create so-called “bone-based” 2D characters - characters that are made out of separate body parts. The material in this course is divided into 3 Sections. Section 1 features a short introduction to the course. In Section 2 we will focus on making a simple bone-based character from scratch. We`ll go through the whole process of character creation from setting up an empty Unity project and importing sprite sheets with art to assembling a bone-based character the right way and animating it using Unity`s built-in mechanim animation system. By the end of this Section we`ll have a simple bone-based character that can walk and jump on our improvised level. In Section 3 we will talk about some advanced techniques of working with 2D animated characters. For bone-based characters correct sorting order in the scene is very important, so in our first couple of lectures we`ll talk about resolving all the sorting order issues. Then we`ll discuss how to apply different looks and different clothing items to your character. This approach is very convenient, because you can have all the characters in your game made from a single character prefab, but they can all use different outfits and look differently. It`s also much easier to dress your characters or re-skin your game if you need. We`ll also talk about displaying some unique items on your characters such as bracelets, necklaces, belts, other decorations. The same approach can be used to display other clothing items. We`ll finish this section by making a more complex character that will have “joints”. Joints will allow us to use the same animated model for characters that are differently shaped (wider shoulders, shorter legs, longer arms, etc…). Who this course is for: This course is for people who are starting out with Unity development and want to know more about making 2D platformer characters. It provides some basic info as well as some advanced techniques for making interesting animated 2D characters. You should be familiar with basic C# to read and understand the scripts that we use in this course. Show more Show less Instructors Sandor Kiss Teaching 600,000+ Students, Performance Marketer 4.2 Instructor Rating 28,078 Reviews 732,354 Students 130 Courses Hi, I'm Sandor! I am passionate entrepreneur and performance marketer with ten thousands happy students. Let me tell you my story... At the age of 16, I founded my first online business. After being a full-time CPA marketer for more than 5 years, I decided to shift gears and use my skills to build companies. Ever since, I have been lucky enough to do what I love the most: entrepreneurship, travelling the world, pushing my comfort zone and discovering things that I couldn't learn in the classroom. One year ago, I decided to take the next step and share my knowledge with those who are ready to start their own business. This decision brought me to Udemy, where I am able to combine my biggest talents: entrepreneurship, marketing and teaching. My teaching philosophy on Udemy is simple: I am crafting trainings that I wish I had available to me when I started my first company. My courses serve a very important goal: helping you to transform your life and becoming a successful entrepreneur and marketer. I've seen the impact a solid business can have on someone's life. That's why I can only encourage you not to miss out on this opportunity. As of today, I've sold more than 600,000 trainings, established multiple successful online businesses and coached hundreds of students. So, that's my story. But now, I just want to ask you a simple question. Do you want some help? Do you want to establish your own business, become an entrepreneur or simply generate more revenue from your current business? Great, because I am sure I am going to be able to help you. Feel free to check out my course portfolio and let's see if we can work together. Best Regards, Sandor Kiss Show more Show less Vladimir Limarchenko Game Developer, Unity3d and C# 4.3 Instructor Rating 1,316 Reviews 78,004 Students 3 Courses I am a Unity3d and C# developer with about 2,5 years of experience in game development. I also have a scientific background. I got a Ph.D. in Theoretical Mechanics in 2014, but then decided to pursue my childhood dream of becoming a game developer. I`m mostly interested in making 2D games. In my opinion, a perfect game should have some tactical or puzzle element to it. Over the last couple of years I`ve also worked as an instructor and created several courses on game development. Some of the topics of my courses are: making a 2048 game, building quiz apps, creating a simple virtual pet game, animating 2d characters, building an in-game character customization system. I`m always willing to experiment and work on some interesting and challenging game mechanics. 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  8. Apply outfits from your custom-made assets to your character changing the way he looks. Display extra clothing and decoration items like bracelets, necklaces as a part of your character's outfit. Make characters with joints that will be able to “turn into” differently shaped characters while using the same animations. Course content 3 sections • 20 lectures • 3h 31m total length Expand all sections Introduction 2 lectures • 8min Introduction to This Course Preview 08:09 Downloadable materials 00:02 Making a bone-based 2D character in Unity 8 lectures • 1hr 23min Creating a Project and Slicing Sprites Preview 08:36 Setting Up Pivot Points and Assembling Character - Part 1 Preview 09:09 Setting Up Pivot Points and Assembling Character - Part 2 Preview 10:04 Background and Walk Cycle Animation - Part 1 08:32 Background and Walk Cycle Animation - Part 2 10:35 Controller Script and Animator Configuration - Part 1 12:56 Controller Script and Animator Configuration - Part 2 11:40 Bonus - Making a Jump Animation 11:03 Advanced techniques of working with bone-based 2D characters 10 lectures • 2hr 1min Introduction to Section 3 17:22 Resolving Sorting Order Issues 12:10 Sorting Order Fix Script - Part 1 10:50 Sorting Order Fix Script - Part 2 06:50 Scriptable Object Assets in Unity 15:20 Applying Outfit from Asset 08:54 Outfit Applier Script - Basics 12:09 Displaying Unique Items 14:32 Character with Joints - Part 1 18:06 Character with Joints - Part 2 04:55 Requirements This course is very beginner friendly. We spend most of the time working in Unity Editor. All the scripts that are used in the course are pre-made and explained line by line in lectures. We do not use any paid assets, all the art is free and allowed for commercial use. You will get access to a couple of projects that I've saved during development as well as the final project with all the advanced features. You should install the latest version of Unity3D to work on this course and open example projects that are provided with this course (the final project was saved in Unity 5.5.1f1). Description Making a 2D platformer game is a nice way to start learning about Unity game development. In this course you will learn how to create so-called “bone-based” 2D characters - characters that are made out of separate body parts. The material in this course is divided into 3 Sections. Section 1 features a short introduction to the course. In Section 2 we will focus on making a simple bone-based character from scratch. We`ll go through the whole process of character creation from setting up an empty Unity project and importing sprite sheets with art to assembling a bone-based character the right way and animating it using Unity`s built-in mechanim animation system. By the end of this Section we`ll have a simple bone-based character that can walk and jump on our improvised level. In Section 3 we will talk about some advanced techniques of working with 2D animated characters. For bone-based characters correct sorting order in the scene is very important, so in our first couple of lectures we`ll talk about resolving all the sorting order issues. Then we`ll discuss how to apply different looks and different clothing items to your character. This approach is very convenient, because you can have all the characters in your game made from a single character prefab, but they can all use different outfits and look differently. It`s also much easier to dress your characters or re-skin your game if you