Sep 30, 2019
Great course, got to learn and understand good things about developing games in general and particularly in Unity. I highly suggest it for someone who has no experience whatsoever at game development.
Jul 22, 2019
Really great course! It was more challenging towards the end of it, but I enjoyed it and recommend it. I hope that my completing the course marked the start of my future as a game designer and maker.
Jan 04, 2016
Didactically I was a little disappointed since, as so often, allegedly innovative e-learning is based on a conventional transmission pedagogy, with the instructur delivering frontal-teaching-style lectures and the learner imitating the instructions. As a comparative novice in the field, I'm not sure that I am now able to apply independently what I imitated for the assignments. Scripting went right over my head.
Rhetorically, many of the lectures were preformulated written texts rattled off, sometimes quite fast, in spite of the complexity of some of the information. Where the instructor formulated freely, the excessive Uuuhms and "go ahead's" nearly drove me bonkers.
On the whole, a useful course, though.
By Christopher J•
Dec 28, 2015
While I enjoyed the projects and found the instructor easy to follow and understand, I was disappointed in how little coding we did. The code walkthroughs were rushed and I barely learned enough to scratch the surface of some of the scripts we used in the basic projects. Since scripting is such a huge part of game development, I feel like there should have been more focus on it. Maybe a new term in each video or something?
And I understand that the course was only four weeks, which doesn't allow much time for deep scripting analysis, but maybe the course should be longer than four weeks.
Overall a fun class and I now have two games to show off to people.
By Prashant P•
Mar 02, 2016
Good for beginners. I am not sure if anyone who has designed even a small game in Unity will be interested in this course. I was quite bored and had to go through all the videos just to complete the assignment which cannot be completed if you don't go through all the videos which I think is the drawback for this course. But again, its for beginners. As for me, I am looking forward to interesting and in-depth topics to learn about. The specialization will hold no value if it doesn't pose any challenge to its pursuers.
By Chris D•
Jun 07, 2018
Not bad, gets you started with the basics in Unity. However, i have done some beginner courses elsewhere and they have all started with an introduction to C# before moving on to using Unity. I find having a base knowledge of the language is a must if you want to succeed in the game industry, therefore i think this course could be better by teaching at least a rudimentary amount of C#. Otherwise the course is fine, it teaches you the basics of Unity which is expected from an introduction course.
By Calin T•
Jan 07, 2018
It does teach the basics of Unity, but it does not touch very much at all on the crux of game development - programming. I wish I got more opportunities to practice C# with Unity, but the only time I did was a little bit on the last week. The rest of the courses in the specialization also don't focus much on that aspect
By Bernardo S d L•
Mar 02, 2020
The teacher is great, but they should update it and choose a version of unity to work with. Even future classes can work in an older version. Every peer assignment that I graded had a different version of unity. Most I could just update to the newer version but there were a few that crashed.
By Marco T T C•
Mar 26, 2016
It's a good, but timid, introduction to game development with Unity. It addresses many relevant game development concepts, like programming, collision detection and 3D coordinates. It course may be better appreciated if taken as part of a specialization.
By Γιώργος Μ•
Oct 29, 2016
3 stars because the lecturer is really good but talks a little bit fast so foreign students cant clearly understand what he means or get "lost" in the course. You will say "you can reduce the speed" but this would reduce the sound quality too.
By Connor W•
Feb 14, 2020
This course is great, but I've had to reset my deadlines for 6 months because how the thing is uploaded doesn't work how the professors say it should.
By Deleted A•
Jul 18, 2017
This class is a pretty good introduction to Unity, I just don't know that it is better than the free tutorials provided by Unity.
By Thiago G•
Dec 17, 2015
The course introduces the student to the production of a game using Unity, but it lacks on programming focus.
By Alvaro M•
May 24, 2016
Very basic introduction. Though it covers all the needed information it lacks of interesting content.
By Sumesh P•
May 10, 2017
For the person who has no programming background, may find the week 4 project difficult.
By David C•
Feb 24, 2016
Great course, although I would've liked a bit more emphasis on coding.
By WILLIAM E•
Aug 21, 2017
Its ok but udemy has better courses for gamedevelopment
By Kevin K•
Oct 05, 2017
Course needs to be updated and the audio isn't great.
By Ahmed A S R•
Feb 09, 2017
A good start for learning game design and development
By Miguel M V•
Dec 23, 2015
I think this course is ok but it is not enough.
By Ash j•
Aug 28, 2017
good for unity progarmmer
By Nguyen D T•
Feb 22, 2016
Thanks for your course!
By Thiago d B•
Aug 12, 2017
Fortunately for me, I have a solid background in programming. Had I not, I would have had no idea what was going on towards the end of this course. I didn't like the false sense of security given by the instructor when he said, after the first follow-along "congratulations, you are now a game developer".
I think there needs to be a LOT more teaching of programming fundamentals and C#. This feels more like a 'trial' of a real course than anything else, and it's a bit frustrating that I am, for the first time, paying for a 'specialisation', resulting in a negative experience.
By Matthew N•
Oct 17, 2018
Bad rating is for lack of response to issues. Six days have elapsed and I have yet to hear from someone that runs the course to help me fix a problem. The problem: button does not work after replicating video with 100% accuracy. Probably a version issue, but again... no response from staff. I could understand waiting a couple days, but 6.... come on.
By Nicholas D•
Sep 26, 2016
Provided Unity scripts for projects don't work properly with newer versions of Unity. Quality of video recording is kind of crappy esp. audio. Most of the stuff learned in this course you'd be able to learn straight from the Unity tutorials anyway. Not recommended unless you absolutely need scheduled assignments in order to learn.
By Chloe O•
Jun 22, 2018
Don't waste your money. The course was too easy, and you could easily learn the same amount of material through Unity's free online tutorials. The instructor provided a few explanations of general game design concepts, but nothing you can't find through a quick YouTube search. Disappointing.
By Moe M•
Nov 01, 2015
This was much less about the development of games as it was an intro to Unity. Furthermore, the assignments weren't graded on a timely basis, which left very room to collaborate and refine. Overall, I felt like I learned to follow a few basic things about Unity, nothing more.