Unity Game Tutorial: Connect 4

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Connect 4 is a fun game that can be played with friends, family, and classmates. It’s a game of strategy and luck. In this course, we’ll learn how to create Connect 4 in Unity. We’ll also go a little deeper and create an AI for the player to play against. Come join me on this journey to learn Connect 4!

This course is a Beginner/Intermediate course, so if you have trouble in any case, write me a message or Q&A, and i’ll help as best as i can.

If you are beginner, you might have some trouble to follow, but the videos will guide you through the complete course. Don’t forget: You only become better if you repeat things and keep on learning!

Unity (2021) Course Content:

  • You will learn to create a new 3D Project in Unity and set up everything needed
  • I will show you how you to setup the playfield and create the game mechanics.
  • I will show you to interact with the game board and drop coins into it
  • We create a beautiful game menu


  • We take a look into coding basics like: int, float, string, bool, for-loops, foreach-loops, 2D Array, List …
  • We will put in functionality with scripts using Visual Studio Code and C# (you can use any other IDE)
  • Also we implement create a 1 vs 1 Player game first, so the main game is working
  • We create an AI using Minimax Algorythm with Heuristic board evaluations (Intermediate)

Course Material:

  • 3D Model Connect 4 Board
  • 2x 3D Model Coins
  • Some Checker Texture
  • Buttons and a Background 2D Sprite to create a beautiful Connect 4 Menu.
  • You have to write the code on your own, i do not provide the final scripts!

All other graphics for Menu’s, Icons, Images or Buttons need to be created on your own.
All Materials i provide are for education only and should not be in your final release!


In the end of this course you will have a fully functional Connect 4 3D Game.


After you have created nice Menus, Buttons, and maybe additional content, upload the Game to any Gaming Website like: itch io, Google Playstore, Apple Store or even Windows Store or Steam.

So what are you waiting for?

Let’s make your dream game a reality!!

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What Will You Learn?

  • Learn how to create Connect 4 Game in Unity 3D
  • Learn to create turn based games.
  • Learn basic C#: for loops, foreach loops, int, string, float, functions, classes ...
  • Learn how to build AI in Unity using Minimax algorythm.

Course Content

Connect 4: Introduction

  • Connect 4 – Introduction
  • Connect 4 – Unity Setup & Navigation
  • Connect 4 – Importing 3D Models

Connect 4: Player Vs Player

Connect 4: Player Vs AI

Connect 4: Menu Scene

Connect 4: Final Touches

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