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Learning Together: Unity3d and Playmaker MouseOver State Machine.

Unity3d Playmaker mouseover state machine

It’s an exciting day today. I bring to you the first edition of “Learning Together”. I came up with the idea during a car ride this weekend to get ice cream. I was so burned out with Unity3D and Playmaker. There’s tons of resources out there, but they didn’t quite …

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No Man’s Sky NEXT: It’s like falling in love all over again.

No Man’s Sky NEXT

It was just last night that No Man’s Sky wildly anticipated update NEXT was released. What an update it was, if you can even call it that. It was as if NMS finally came out of a long term beta and is now a fully fledged game. It’s almost enough …

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Weekly GameDev update: Interactables and Inventory.

Devdog’s Inventory pro

This week was simply amazingly busy. My out of state sister did an impromptu visit and brought the brood. So it was visits to zoos and the White Water Center for a day of paddle boarding. We’re short staffed at the day job so I couldn’t take days off. But …

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Immortal Realm Weekly Update: Visual Scripting with Playmaker

playmaker Unity3d visual scripting

It really is hard to match the awesome of last week’s update. As is with any major project, taking a step back to work out new technologies and features is what it’s all about. In today’s video I load up Unity3D and my test scene. Meet Playmaker! Playmaker is new …

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Unity3D Building the Island world of Immortal Realm with Gaia, Enviro and Other Tools

World Building in Unity3D Gaia enviro

The video roughly covers the steps I took in order to build the island world of Immortal Realm. The project starts with a blank scene and Gaia. Add in stamps, texture rules and let the procedural magic happen. Within a few minutes, math will take shape into a beautiful terrain. …

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Immortal Realm Update: I’m not just making a game… I’m creating a world

immortal realm fishing village

A lot has happened over the past week is quite the understatement. The scope of the game has once again changed dramatically. Though in the direction I had originally hoped. These are all good scope changes. So what happened? Immortal Realm is now a much bigger game. The first decision …

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Immortal Realm Update: Combat and Procedural Dungeons

It’s been a long 3 weeks since my last update, but things are moving forward. I haven’t been able to do a video for a few weeks due to being sick with something bad. I think it was bronchitis. Not sure, just lost voice and lots of coughing. On the …

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Oops. Technical Difficulties.

Well today was interesting indeed. I was updating my servers when something went wrong. I reboot the database, all was fine. Reboot the webserver and it dead. So I spent the next 3 hours on my hosting provider’s console trying to revive the dead server. Which lead me to realize …

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Friday Update but Late #2

Immortal Realm Infinity PBR

Sorry, all, no video this week. I got “stuck” in a busy cycle. It was also Father’s Day so I enjoyed it with a glass of wine and an hour or two of Nioh. But it was a very busy and productive week. So what was done? A real user …

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Immortal Realm: Friday Update

Gangnam Panda

I’m going to try and maintain a weekly update every Friday. A lot has gone on since I last wrote an update. I managed to leverage the power of Tensorflow to classify the difference between an Apple and a Pikachu. Amazing stuff really. On the Immortal Realm front a lot …

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