Modeling/UVing/Texturing Tips & Tricks.
Freelance Artist Alan Van Ryzin was invited to SCAD a couple of weeks ago by the Game Design department to give a class on modeling and texturing. The whole class ate up an entire Saturday— 10AM-3:30PM —but it was well worth it. The class was full of useful information and great tips on modeling/texturing for games. For anyone interested in the notes from the class, you can download...
In an attempt to catch up....
Here’s some stuff that’s happened since I disappeared off of the face of the earth for a while— Attended a texturing masterclass that taught me a ton about modeling. Went to a workshop on Corona SDK, which was really cool. Went to Geekend. Got to ride in an En-v concept car! Decided I really, truly am going to make a mobile game. Before Christmas. Finals happened. I went...
Home for the holidays!
And super excited about it! I’ve got a LOT of catching up to do as far as this blog is concerned, but now that I’m finally home it should be fairly easy to find the time.
My dad called me last night because he needed an outlet for a fanboy rant over Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. I’m not sure if I’ve ever mentioned this before, but my dad is a huge Call of Duty player. He’s addicted. Literally, to the point where the quality of his day is usually determined by how well he’s doing in the game. And he plays a lot. Basically, Dad started...
MLG: Episode III
The Sony Vita My favorite part of MLG was getting to play with the Sony Vita. It was introduced to me by Michael Humphrey, the Senior Designer on the project. He’s based in Sony’s Liverpool studio, but came stateside to help introduce the Vita and the title he’s been working on— Wipeout 2048. He had me sit down and pick up the game, quickly explaining the controls and...
Step 1: Go to google.com
Step 2: Type-- "do a barrel roll"
Step 3: Hit Enter.
Step 4: Be AMAZED.
MLG: Part Deux
I realized I never followed up with my favorite part of MLG! (I’ve been a bit busy since getting back.) The best part, for me, was visiting the Sony Booth. I got to play Uncharted 3, Resistance 3, and I got an awesome look at the Sony Vita. And I got a cool light-up PS3 bracelet. Uncharted 3 Having never owned a Playstation system, I will admit that I haven’t played the...