2D RPGs are one of the most enduringly popular game genres. From nostalgic styles to modern interpretations, they’re a mainstay of the industry – and there are unlimited opportunities for those with the skills to make them.
In 2D RPG Academy, you’ll build your own 2D RPG projects in Unity. Master skills including action RPG mechanics, turn-based systems, farming mechanics, and more as you set yourself on the path to creating unforgettable games!
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 2D RPG projects, including:
Your RPGs will Feature:
- Tile-based maps
- Action RPG mechanics
- Turn-based battles
- Roguelike elements
- Point & click mechanics
- Farming simulations
Who Can Take These Courses?
2D 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
2D 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 2D projects.
- Unity editor
- C# scripting
- Build your first projects
- Farming mechanics
- Turn-based combat
- Simple inventories
- Leveling and interactivity
- Procedural map generation
- Item pickups
- Exploration mechanics
- Top-down 2D maps
- Real-time, action combat
- Enemy AI
- Melee & ranged attacks
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.
Why Learn to Make 2D RPGs?
RPGs are currently the 3rd best-selling genre, with revenue expected to increase by millions of dollars for the foreseeable future. In particular, 2D remains a popular graphical style that has allowed many indie developers to dive into the RPG space. Unity, the focus of this curriculum, also remains one of the most well-used game engines worldwide, offering developers a strong community of support as they develop their game projects.
YOUR COURSES, YOUR WAY
Learn with project-based courses that are designed to be flexible – access them 24/7, 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.
✅ Watch video lessons
✅ Read text summaries
✅ Explore interactive lessons
✅ Practice with source code
✅ Build real projects
✅ Earn completion certificates
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.