Google Play Games Services and Getting a Design Document started

This time we'll be focusing on Google Play Game Services. 

The Google Play Games plugin for Unity allows you to access the Google Play Games API through Unity's social interface. The plugin provides support for the following features of the Google Play Games API:

sign in

unlock/reveal/increment achievement

post score to leaderboard

cloud save read/write

show built-in achievement/leaderboards UI

turn-based multiplayer

real-time multiplayer

We will also be discussing Design Documents and hopefully getting started on one of our own.

A game design document (often abbreviated GDD) is a highly descriptive living design document of the design for a video game. A GDD is created and edited by the development team and it is primarily used in the video game industry to organize efforts within a development team. The document is created by the development team as result of collaboration between their designers, artists and programmers as a guiding vision which is used throughout the game development process. When a game is commissioned by a game publisher to the development team, the document must be created by the development team and it is often attached to the agreement between publisher and developer; the developer has to adhere to the GDD during game development process.

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  • Tony B.

    For the past Month I've been doing a Study about Unity graphic optimization and comparing Unity, Unreal 4, & Udk in graphics, performance, & ease of use. I could bring my results next week if anyone is intrrested.

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