Desktop Game Mouse Hotspots
The City-Building Kit for unity is optimized for mobile game developing as well as desktop game developing. When it comes to desktop game developing, working with the City-Building Kit requires a method to move things around. It wasn’t just about zooming in and out. Moving the map, moving the buildings, and moving the units when needed are included with the Complete Kit for desktop game developing. With a game like Clash of Clans, developing is easy because controls are included in the kit that is meant for mobile development. With a game like Cityville, developing and testing is also pretty easy because the features to make browser and desktop games are also included in the Complete Kit.
What uses the desktop mouse?
Consider each platform that can be deployed to when using Unity. It’s the same list when using the City-Building Kit. The kit itself is a city building + Real Time Strategy (RTS) template for Unity.Watch DemoPlay Demo App
*Demo app is from the Complete Kit.
Make a Game like Clash of Clans with Unity3D
Powerful City Builder Framework
- Design Your Own Buildings
- Gems and In-App Purchases (IAP)
- Gold/Liquid Generators and Storage
- Expandable with assets
PvP AI Battle Processor
- Combat/Unit AI
- PvE Battle Matching
- Gold/Liquid Stealing
- Gem Accelerated Training
Fully-prepared Server Backend
- Client/Server State Sync
- Server Software
- Create Multi-Platform Game Matches
- Add Characters / Buildings With XML
These are the situations that need desktop game mouse hotspots:
- Windows and MAC game developing. Two standard and well known platforms that will need the desktop mouse feature. Not just for developing and testing your game(s), but for playing the deployed version of your game(s).
- Browser based game developing. Much like Windows and MAC game developing, city building and/or RTS games developed for browsers will need the desktop mouse features included in the Complete Kit. Both for testing and playing.
How does it help?
You get the desktop game mouse hotspot features in the Complete Kit. Even if you’re developing a city building and/or RTS game meant for mobile devices or not, you still have to test it. The better bet is to test while not having to install another emulator. The City-Building Kit has all the features to play/test your game right from the start. So when you go to test/play your game, the capabilities move around, zoom in and out, move things around, and scroll are already there for you to use. You won’t have to develop these things from scratch for each platform.Watch the Strategy Kit
Work on all platforms: mobile apps, desktop pc games, web browser
City Building Kit Feature Highlights
When a developer sees so many city building + Real Time Strategy (RTS) games currently available and wants to learn how to make one or more of their own, Unity is one of the main choices for developing such Clash of Clans clone games. But included with trying to make your own city building + RTS game comes with a heavy learning time. It takes time to figure out how In-App Purchases, path finding, AI, movement control, resource management, animations, displays, battle situations, and many other parts of game development work.
Documented Source Code
When using the City-Building Kit for Unity to develop city builder + Real Time Strategy (RTS) games, there’s no shortage of help included. You can send a message/question to the developers and/or check out the included documentation tutorials. But to go further in helping you make a Clash of Clans clone game you want, fully documented source code is also included. The 50+ C# scripts and everything else that comes with the City-Building Kit is well commented. The goal is to help you develop your city building + RTS game(s) faster rather than be stuck with questions.
When it comes to a matter of performance, the City-Building Kit excels in multiple ways. Take the example games of Clash of Clans, Cityville, and The Tribez. Anyone can tell you that these games will run better on stronger/high end devices. What if your game runs better on these types of devices and devices with not so high end specifications?
Expansion free art and sound effects
The City-Building Kit for Unity allows for the creation of city building + Real Time Strategy (RTS) games. Among many features, scripts, and demos, free artwork and sound effects come with the kit for use in your city building + RTS game(s). Each piece of art can be edited and used in your game and the same goes for each sound effect. All this is already included in the City-Building Kit. But that was only the start. With the use of the Unity assets store, you can find a large variety of art and sound assets that are completely free for you to use in your games and can also be edited as needed.
Expansion Ingame chat
While playing your multi-player city building + Real Time Strategy (RTS) game(s), players would want to be able to talk to each other. Meeting, chatting, trash talk, and sharing game tips with each other are the typical cases. The City-Building Kit for Unity also allows for this. However, it’s done with the use of expansions. The assets store is loaded with mountains of expansions you can use directly with the City-Building Kit. In-game chatting systems are also included. There are many that can be used. So take a look at the assets store and find a solution that best fits your city building + RTS needs.
One of the more popular features to many games like Clash of Clans, Castle Clash, Defender II, and other RPG and city building + Real Time Strategy (RTS) games is the use of leaderboards. The City-Building Kit for Unity allows for the use of leaderboards in your city building + RTS game(s) with the use of expansions (assets). The Unity asset store has a wide range of leaderboard assets for any developer to include in their game(s). The main concern is simply picking one that offers the features you deem as right for your game developments. Just remember that the City-Building Kit can deploy your game(s) to platforms just the same as Unity can. Leaderboard assets didn’t stop at just mobile device uses.
Frequently Asked Questions
Does it work with Unity 5? Why do I still need NGUI/2DTK?
Yes, we support Unity 5 however the UI/2D functions expanding the kit are far more advanced than Unity 5's UI/2D features currently provide. You'll need the NGUI and 2D Toolkit assets which are further developed.
Where can I get the latest copy?
Click the link at the top of this page to download the latest copy. As long as you have your license code, you will be able to download the latest dev build, upgrade your kit and get any bonuses included with our highest packages.
When do you release updates?
We've designed the kit to be compatible with future releases of Unity, NGUI, and 2DTK since we don't update often unless we discover a bug we missed during our extensive testing we did before this past release.
What if I have another question?
First check the documentation, otherwise contact us if you have a question and Santhosh or Dave and Richard will get back to you.