3D RPG Academy [2022]

RPGs are one of the world’s most popular game genres.

With advances in 3D graphics causing massive innovations across the industry, those who know how to create RPGs are in high demand.

GIF showcase of a 3D action RPG made with Unity

With 3D RPG Academy, you’ll create a wide range of 3D RPG projects. Master skills including action RPG mechanics, turn-based battle systems, character customization, and more as you set yourself on the path to creating unforgettable RPG experiences!

Unity Certified Experts

Unity Certified Experts

This curriculum has been designed by instructors who have been certified by Unity Technologies and CompTIA in recognition of their programming excellence.

As a Unity Authorized Learning Partner, Zenva’s courses satisfy the highest standards in terms of both quality and relevancy.


Build RPG Projects

Create a portfolio of 3D RPG projects, including:

Showcase of 3D RPG Projects available


Your RPGs Will Feature:
  • Action RPG mechanics
  • Turn-based battle systems
  • Point & click mechanics
  • Character customization
  • Game-saving systems

…and more.

Showcase of a turn-based 3D RPG made with Unity for 3D RPG Academy

Who Can Take These Courses?

3D RPG Academy has been designed to make it easy for ANYONE to learn how to code their own games – they’re 100% beginner-friendly and no prior programming experience is needed to get started!

Introductory courses are provided to get you up and running with the Unity Engine, which will fully prepare you for the RPG projects.


Understand the Concepts Behind Coding

3D RPG Academy goes beyond surface-level content – it’s designed to give you a fundamental understanding of the concepts behind creating games.

That way, you’ll be able to apply the skills that you’ve learned to creating your own 3D projects.

Example enemy character in Untiy for RPG project



3D RPG Academy - Level 1

Level 1: Game Development Basics
  • Unity setup & features
  • C# language foundations
  • Build your first projects

3D RPG Academy - Level 2

Level 2: Micro RPG
  • Mouse inputs
  • First characters and enemies
  • NavMesh navigation
  • Cinemachine camera follow

3D RPG Academy - Level 3

Level 3: Action Combat
  • Action combat mechanics
  • Player and enemy animations
  • Orbital camera
  • Post-processing effects

3D RPG Academy - Level 4

Level 4: Turn-Based Combat
  • Craft different skills
  • Enemy encounters
  • Turn & UI management
  • Map board setup

3D RPG Academy - Level 5

Level 5: Game Systems
  • Character customization
  • Game saving


Reinforce Your Learning with Challenges

The best way to cement your knowledge is to actively practice what you’ve learned. Our courses make this easy by featuring quick challenges, so you can ensure that you’re retaining your new skills.

Example of a quiz lesson from Zenva Academy


Why Learn to Build 3D RPGs?

When it comes to revenue, the video game market is growing at an unprecedented rate, and the expanding RPG market – the third most popular game genre – accounts for millions of dollars included in the forecasted total. With Unity remaining one of the world’s top-performing games engines, the supportive community and numerous resources make mastering RPGs easier than ever before.

Line graph showing the steady increase of revenue for the games market, with $196 billion for 2022

Bar graph showing the RPG market forecast of $23.5 million for 2023

List of the best selling RPGs and how many copies they sold

Bar graph showing RPG is the 3rd most popular genre with 11.3% of all sales

Bar graph showing Unity as the most popular engine on Itch.io

List of facts regarding Unity's prevalence and popularity

This curriculum is suitable for complete beginners with no prior coding experience.

Make 3D RPGs in Unity featuring turn-based battles, action combat, point & click adventures, custom avatars, and more.

  • On-demand, 24/7 access
  • 18 hours of on-demand video
  • Certificate of completion
  • Closed captions


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