Paleoart Process: Feathered Rex Modeling a dinosaur pits artistry against accuracy. Which is more important, popularity or plausibility? Perception or reality? Art or science? For the paleoartist, science is of utmost importance. A paleoartist strives to depict prehistoric life according to the latest scientific findings. A paleoartist should...Continue reading »
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Perhaps not the most triumphant of announcements, but I do want to mention that nickelcitypixels.com is steadily movin’ on up, this time with a static IP upgrade! The unintended consequences of this upgrade meant that if you tried to visit the site in the last three days or...Continue reading »
Welcome to the redesigned website! I’m experimenting with different themes. I’m also optimizing for SEO. To that end, I’ve plugged in Yoast SEO for WordPress. One of the stranger features of Yoast is its post analysis. Developed in conjunction with a linguist, the Yoast’s algorithm scores your blog...Continue reading »
This week has been pretty productive; The Nickel City Pixels Asset Store premiered, Sketchfab has been integrated so as to facilitate model viewing, sidebar links have been installed, No-Code Video Game Development Using Unity and Playmaker is now available for purchase on Amazon(!), and an About page has...Continue reading »
The end of code. All of June: No-Code Video Game Development Using Unity and Playmaker for Just $10!
The article is about machine learning, but Wired’s provocative and prescient June issue could’ve just as easily been about state machine technology. Also in June: the imminent release of the No-Code book and the beginnings of a new book and video course! June is shaping up to be...Continue reading »
I’m pleased to announce that the ink has dried on my latest book deal with Taylor & Francis! This time next year I’ll be finishing up the second installment of the No-Code series. In order to stand alone it will reprint Sections I (Unity) and II (Playmaker) of...Continue reading »
No-code Video Game Development with Unity3d and Playmaker teaches you how to create a modest FPS horror-survival video game without ever having to write a single line of code! By leveraging the powerful new technology of State Machines, a game developer can eliminate code and instead make diagrams...Continue reading »