2D Game Development with Unity

Create your first 2D platformer using Unity!

Jan 14, 2022, 11:00 PM – Jan 15, 2022, 12:15 AM



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About this event

Unity is one of the most popular game engines in the industry. It has been used to create many popular games, including Hollow Knight, Cuphead, Fall Guys and more!

Attend this workshop to get a good introduction to the world of 2D game development. You will work with sprite sheets, game objects, physics, and C# scripts.


- Download Unity Hub (Green button on the right) from the Unity website or click the direct download link here 

From Unity Hub download the latest recommended release (currently Unity 2020.3.25f1 (LTS)). From the Add modules page, install Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2019.

If you have any questions, join our Discord server and we can get you set up.

What are we going to cover:

- Basic 2D game development concepts (sprites, sprite sheets, 2D physics)

- Unity menu walkthrough

- Creating game objects and assigning both physics properties and a sprite to them

- Designing custom C# scripts to make a player character move left and right

- Creating idle and walking animations

- Adding basic platforms using tiles and tile-mapping

- Making player character jump

How to RSVP and Attend:

We will host this event on Teams and post a recording on YouTube after. RSVP at the top of this event page.


  • Bilal Shaikh

  • Zahid Mirza


  • Ishita Wadhwa

    GDSC McMasterU

    GDSC Lead

  • Colin Chambachan

    GDSC McMasterU

    Vice President

  • Hashim B

    Vice President

  • Xuan La

    Vice President

  • Avani Sharma

    GDSC McMasterU

    Marketing and Branding Co-Lead

  • Ayah Hijazi

    Incubator Team Co-Lead

  • Punya Cheema

    GDSC McMasterU

    Incubator Team Co-Lead

  • Tushar Aggarwal

    GDSC McMasterU

    Incubator Team Co-Lead

  • Dharmik Joshi

    Open Source Team Co-Lead

  • Rawan Mahdi

    Open Source Team Co-Lead

  • Zareentasnim Kabir

    GDSC McMasterU

    Open Source Team Co-Lead

  • Harmanpreet Singh Sagar

    GDSC McMasterU

    Community Team Co-Lead

  • Hussain Muhammed

    GDSC McMaster U

    Community Team Co-Lead

  • Omar Alam

    GDSC McMasterU

    Community Team Co-Lead

  • Aniedi Udo-Obong

    Regional Leader

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