Creating a simple 3D game w/ physics and explosions at March's Staffs Web Meetup

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Entrust, Room G08

The Riverway Centre Riverway · Stafford

How to find us

Head through the main entrance, if locked text 07827885171 and someone will let you in. Look out for the pink flag at the bottom of the corridor. If you can’t find us, tweet @staffsWebMeetup for help.

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Details

Join us for March's Staffs Web Meetup. We have a guest speaker in for a demo led session on Unity followed by our open discussion session.

All our events are free to attend, with food and drink provided. We welcome both newcomers and existing members. Come along and join us!

⏱ SCHEDULE

6pm - 7pm
People arrive

7pm - 8:00pm
Unity 101 for C# Developers
Andy Clarke (https://twitter.com/theMagicWeasel)

Recommended by Microsoft for creating mixed reality experiences for the Hololens, Unity has transcended it's beginnings as a cross-platform game engine.

So whether you are looking to create a 3D game for mobile, or have your sights set on a virtual reality experience for the Oculus Rift, Unity is a tool you'll want to learn.

One surprise for C# developers getting started with Unity is the level of integration with Visual Studio and how simple it is to add C# code to manipulate their Unity creations.

In this demo led session we’ll go back to basics with Unity, creating a simple 3D game with realistic physics, textures and explosions. We’ll look at the fantastic Visual Studio integration and how cohesively the two editors work together.

Finally we’ll look at a more complex 3D experience and how to use Unity's networking features to allow different users to interact in a 3D world.

Keeping the best news for last: Unity is royalty free until you’re earning $100,000. So if you like the idea of becoming wildly rich from making immersive 3D experiences, this is the talk for you!

8:00pm - 8:15pm
Break, chat & drink!

8:15pm - 8:45pm
Open Discussion
Hosted by George Wilde

Our interpretation of Lean Coffee (http://leancoffee.org/), a fast-paced open discussion. Using sticky notes, people post questions or topics. People vote and then we discuss them, most popular first.

8:45pm - 9pm
Raffle

🙏 SPONSORS

Thanks to our sponsors – Codeweavers (https://codeweavers.net), VesselsValue (https://www.vesselsvalue.com) and Kanuka Digital (https://www.kanukadigital.com).

😋 FOOD/DIETARY REQUIREMENTS

Each meetup has a buffet, including vegetarian and vegan options. If you have specific dietary requirements please let us know in advance.

🤔 OTHER INFORMATION

There's lots of free parking on the Entrust site. We're a short walk from the town centre and train station.

Entrust is accessible by wheelchair.

Both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are available.

Under 18's are welcome but must be accompanied by a responsible adult.