About Derek Banas

Once a day I post a link to an original video & tutorial on communication, web development, dieting, marketing, hypnosis, etc. For Free!

I used to work for Apple and Morgan Stanley. My ultimate goal is to help unemployed people easily add to their skill set so they can get a job for free.

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How to Make Video Games 6

Welcome to the next to last part of my How to Make Space Invaders tutorial! In this part I’ll cover Sound Effects, Bullets, Making Objects Appear, OnTriggerEnter, SoundManager, Changing Scores, SpriteRenderer, Changing Sprites, Destroying Objects, and a bunch of tips on how to avoid mistakes. The...

How to Make Video Games 5

Welcome to the 2nd video on how to make Space Invaders. If you missed the first Space Invaders Video definitely watch it first. Otherwise you may be confused. In this video we’ll cover User Interfaces, Tags, Layers, Ignoring Collisions, Prefabs, and we’ll start making the Bullet and Alien C#...

How to Make Video Games 4

This time we’ll make Space Invaders and learn a ton about making complex games. I’ll cover How to Draw Pixel Art with Gimp, Sprite Sheets, SoundManager, Camera, Animating Bullets, User Interfaces, Prfabs, Collisions, Ignoring Collisions, Sound Effects, Making Objects Appear, OnTriggerEnter,...

How to Make Video Games 3

Welcome back to How to Make Video Games! This time I’ll finish up the Pong game. If you’ve watched the previous parts you’ve learned all about : Collision Detection, Animation, AI Controlled Competitors, Physics, Keyboard Input, Unity User Interfaces, Splash Screens, Sound Effects,...

How to Make Video Games 2

In this part we will create a Sound Manager which will hold and play our sound effects. We will also write the C# code required to make our ball ricochet off of paddles, walls and goals. Because many people asked I will also use the Windows version of Unity in this tutorial and show you how to create our...

How to Make Video Games

In this video I finally start my How to Make Video Games tutorial series. I’m going to start off with Pong so that we can completely understand the Unity 5.6 interface, Sprites, Scenes, Physics, Keyboard Input, Collision Detection, Sound Effects, User Interfaces, Splash Screens, and so much more. I...

Kotlin Tutorial

Kotlin is a fantastic language that improves greatly upon Java and at the same time can use all Java libraries and frameworks. It provides both the power of OOP and functional programming. It is quickly becoming the language of choice for developing Android apps. In this video I will cover what you’d...

Learn Swift 3 in One Video

You guys asked for a Learn Swift 3 in One Video tutorial and here it is! I cover Data Types, Conditionals, Math, Strings, Arrays, Looping, Dictionaries, Tuples, Optional, Functions, Closures, Filter , Reduce, Enumerations, Structs, Classes, Inheritance, Protocols, Error Handling, Extensions and a ton...

The TALOS Principle C5

In this Live Stream I beat the whole C5 level of The TALOS Principle! I beat the levels Time Flies, Time Crawls, Up Close and Jammed and Dumbwaiter. I’ll be taking a break after tomorrows Learn Swift in One Video tutorial. When I return I will be making a ton of games using Unity. I’ll also...

Best Cheap 3D Printer

I have a ton of fun in the first Maker Monday Live Stream. I review 3 of the best cheap 3D printers. I show how to set up the best for the best 3D print results. I then print some D&D terrain models and show how to paint them. Also because the video was live I answer a bunch of questions. Here is a...

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