Useful Resources & Links

 

Philly Dev Night: http://phillydevnight.com/
Game Development community that meets every Thursday evening. Programmers, designers, artists and players alike are all welcome.

Unity Links

https://unity3d.com/

https://unity3d.com/learn

https://unity3d.com/learn/tutorials

YouTube channels for Unity information

There are a lot of tutorials on YouTube that don’t always have the best advice, so I will try to link only to good channels:

quill18creates: https://www.youtube.com/user/quill18creates

Sebastian Lague: https://www.youtube.com/user/Cercopithecan

N3K 3N: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtQPCnbIB7SP_gM1Xtv8bDQ

3Dbuzz: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCc85sCjXZish1mGnm8vRFg

JesseEtzler (makes RPG clones in Unity): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuVGahIBbz3PQEQzMU0SHCQ

General Programming Resources

https://www.codecademy.com/
Tutorials for a variety of programming languages. JavaScript is extremely popular and shares some visual traits with C#.

Art Resources

Serif Affinity Designer and Affinity Photo, affordable alternatives to Photoshop and Illustrator: https://affinity.serif.com/en-us/

Krita (free, open source illustration program similar to Manga Studio/Clip Studio Paint)
https://krita.org/en/

YouTube tutorials for making game art in Krita
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxboW7x0jZqFdvMdCFKTMsQ

Digital Painting tips (Photoshop focus): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzZPlxdKOnqz7wZwSywD3wg

Sites regarding 3D art
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCc85sCjXZish1mGnm8vRFg 3Dbuzz also has 3D art videos
https://80.lv/

https://www.youtube.com/user/XRG81/videos Handpainted art tutorials using free 3D modeling software Blender (Maya and 3DS Mask are more industry standard)

Maya specific
https://www.youtube.com/user/MayaHowTos Official AutoDesk Maya tutorial channel

3DS Max specific
https://www.youtube.com/user/3dsMaxHowTos Official AutoDesk 3DS Max tutorial channel