RPG Academy – From Zero to Creating Games 
The world’s first on-demand curriculum to teach ANYONE how to code and build impressive 2D and 3D RPGs with Unity.
- 13 Courses
- 29 Hours of Video
- Certificate of Completion
- Source Code
- Closed Captions
- On-demand, 24/7 access
- 29 hours of video
- Certificate of completion
- Source code and PDF notes
- Closed captions
This is the 2019 edition of this curriculum, and as such, it won’t be updated any further. The evergreen edition can be accessed through our subscription here.
Zenva’s RPG Academy is the world’s first on-demand curriculum designed to teach ANYONE how to code and build impressive 2D and 3D RPGs with Unity.
Learn to craft your own enticing and dangerous worlds with Unity, a free and highly popular game development engine, and discover just how rewarding it can be to see your players explore the adventures that you’ve created for them.
Learn with fully authorized courses
This curriculum has been extensively reviewed and authorized by Unity Technologies, the company behind the Unity Engine.
As an Authorized Learning Partner, our approved Unity courses satisfy the highest standards in terms of both quality and relevancy.
If you’ve never coded before your journey will begin with a module that introduces Unity and the C# programming language by teaching you how to build a simple action RPG.
Once you have a solid foundation of Unity and C#, we’ll present you with an assortment of modules covering different RPG mechanics such as battles, map exploration, non-player characters (NPCs) and crafting systems.
Finally, you’ll progress the more advanced modules, which cover topics such as artificial intelligence, state machines and C# programming patterns.
Get 3 Bonus Interactive Courses
By backing this campaign you’ll also get access to 3 interactive C# and Unity courses in our mobile applications Codemurai (available on Android and iOS).
Start Building Games with Expert Instruction
The curriculum of this program has been designed by Pablo Farias Navarro, certified Unity developer and founder of ZENVA, where he has taught game development to over 300,000 students from all over the world.
As part of his work in coding education, Pablo was invited to join the Intel Software Innovator, Microsoft Bizspark and Oculus Start programs, and has run game programming workshops in San Francisco, Brisbane and Bangalore.
Your Courses, Your Way
All of our project-based courses are designed to be flexible – you can access courses 24/7 to fit them around your schedule, and choose the learning materials that suit you best.
You can even download your course videos and watch them offline using the Zenva app, available on iOS and Android.
Learn from World-Class Instructors
Our course instructors participate in elite developer programs and have been recognized for their demonstrated excellence in development and teaching.
That way, you can be confident that you’re learning the most up-to-date content from industry experts.
Interactive Lessons with Codemurai
Our unlimited access package comes with free access to all of the courses in our mobile app, Codemurai!
Available on iOS and Android, it’s full of interactive programming lessons and exercises so you can continue your learning on the go.
Achieve Real Results
Our community of 1,000,000+ learners and developers have used the skills learned with us to publish their own games and websites, land their dream jobs, and even start their own businesses – and you have the potential to do the same!
Check out what our learners think below:
I love the lectures, concise course objectives, and how they not only teach you enough to get started, but prepare you for the advanced stuff later down the road.
– Mihir Patel
With Zenva, I started learning a more accurate way to approach problems and develop solutions. It’s full of interesting topics that I love to learn in conjunction with my work.
– Monica Mancusi
I chose Zenva because of the large selection of topics and the fact that I can choose what courses I want to take whenever I want to take them. That level of freedom is unique to Zenva.
– Craig Bickford
The Unity courses at Zenva helped me achieve a level of comfort with game development that I didn’t think was possible. They give you the confidence to expand your skills, and were so easy to understand.
– Andrea Cardenas-Roeder
13 Projects Included
- No prior experience with coding and game development is necessary
- Installation of the Unity IDE is covered in the course
- Course exercises can be completed on both Windows or Mac
- The RPG Academy is suitable for all levels of proficiency, newcomers and advanced learners alike
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