Build a Scoring Mechanic with C# in Unity - Shooting Targets

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Become familiar with using Unity's UI Toolkit to display texts and images on the screen.

Learn how to use the Mathf library to do simple mathematical operations.

Understand the concept of static events and learn how to use them.

Clock1.5 hours
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this one-hour, project-based course, you'll learn how to set up targets and apply scoring mechanics in your FPS game. You'll also learn how to animate your targets and create a UI display that shows the current score of the player. The guided project will familiarize you with the following Unity concepts: - UI Toolkit - Coding techniques including static events and the SendMessage method. This course makes use of the western-themed Unity project created in Create an FPS Weapon Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4. These compliment this guided project and, although not prerequisites, are recommended for a more well-rounded understanding of the concepts presented herein. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Skills you will develop

Video-game DevelopmentC sharp (C#) Programming LanguageUnity 3DUnityApplication development

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Introduction and License Activation

  2. Set Up the UI

  3. Create a Shootable Component

  4. Create PlayerScoreManager

  5. Adjust Score for Distance

  6. Make the Targets Move Up and Down

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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