Build a Micro-Strategy Game

Learn resource management and other fundamental strategy game mechanics while building a micro-strategy game in Unity.


What's Inside

This course includes downloadable project files.

Master the foundations of strategy game development by creating a turn-based, micro-strategy game about building and managing a colony on Mars. Using the popular Unity game engine, this course will walk you through the process of basic strategy game mechanics, including resource management, grid placement, and beyond. Not only will you boost your overall game development skills within Unity, but gain essential, fundamental knowledge for coding a variety of strategy game systems that can be expanded further for larger, turn-based projects.

You will learn how to:

  • Instantiate a grid, tile-based system and map
  • Control UI elements to reflect resources available
  • Create a game manager to calculate resources and turns
  • Set up the ability for users to place various buildings
  • Limit where buildings can be placed based on other buildings


  • Basic understanding of Unity and C#.

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