Adding Elympics to your game
Download the SDK and add it to your project
First, you need to download the Elympics SDK to your Unity Project. This is where the magic happens 🔮! To do that, open
Package Manager (in
Window). Then press Add package from git URL, and download Elympics Unity SDK from this repository: https://github.com/Elympics/Unity-SDK.git.
If all goes well and the project compiles, you should have some new items in the menu bar.
Elympics hidden inside).
Create the game
The next step is to configure a game in Elympics Cloud, so that we can connect our game instance to the cloud object and correctly synchronize it. To do that, login in Elympics web panel at https://panel.elympics.cc/ by creating a new account, or using credentials provided. Create a new game, selecting an appropriate server fleet. We’ll be using premium fleet in this tutorial.
Login to Elympics in Unity
Now it’s time to create the config in your Unity game! Get back to unity and go to
Manage games in Elympics and log in with your Elympics credentials.
After a successful login you should be able to see more configuration:
Press the Synchronize button in order to fetch your game configurations:
InfoThis is a game that you’ve previously created in the web panel! You should be able to see it in Unity!
WarningYour game name and game id will be unique. Do not copy ids from this tutorial, as they are only valid for specific accounts.
Local game config
We’ve successfully fetched network config for the game. Now we can create a local game config, that your game instance will use in runtime. To do that press Create first game config! button.
A local game config has been created (those are assets inside your project now). Now just copy the game name and game id from the ones fetched from the network into the local settings. Also, select your gameplay scene. This will be the scene that Elympics will open when players are connected to the match. Also this is the scene that will be run on the game server instance.
Add Elympics to your scene
In order to use Elympics during gameplay, we need to add main Elympics object (prefab) to our gameplay scene. To do that, right-click in your scene hierarchy and select
That’s it! 🎉 You’re all done with the game configuration!
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