Two-day workshop on “How to make a VR game with Unity?”

Date: July 12 and 19, 2022 (Tuesdays)

Time: 2:30 – 5:00pm

Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing, HKU

Two-day workshop on
“How to make a VR game with Unity?”​

In this workshop, you will learn about the basics of using Unity Engine and how to build a VR game using the official Unity package XR-interaction toolkit. The XR Interaction Toolkit package is a high-level, component-based, interaction system for creating VR and AR experiences. Games built can be deployed in various VR/AR devices such as HTC VIVE, HoloLens, Oculus, etc. The workshop will serve as a brief introduction to how you can setup an Oculus VR Headset, develop a simple VR game on Unity via XR-interaction toolkit and deploy it onto the Oculus device.

Date: July 12 and 19, 2022 (Tuesdays) (Saturdays)

Time: 2:30pm – 5:00pm

Venue: Tam Wing Fan Innovation Wing, HKU

Instructors: Dr Loretta Choi and Mr Jerry Tam, Department of Computer Science, HKU

Format: Face-to-face

Eligibility: All Engineering students are welcome to join. 

Quota: A limited quota of 20 will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis. Prior knowledge on Unity and basic coding concepts would be great but not essential. 

Tentative rundown:

Day 1 (July 12)

  • Setup development environment for Oculus Quest 2 VR headset
  • Deploy a simple app onto Oculus Quest 2
  • Learn about the basic functionalities of Unity
  • Implement simple VR interactions in Unity

Day 2 (July 19)

  • Learn how to do simple C# coding in Unity
  • Learn how to implement basic AI navigation in Unity