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Streaming Saturdays! My First Stream!

In an effort to ramp-up the Nickel City Pixels, Inc. social media, I’ve recently started streaming! And I must say, I’m overly proud that I’m as technologically savvy as a 12 year old. The first streams, featuring echoing audio and Pilotwings, are what I hope to someday refer...
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Tutorial Tues! Live Gamedev Lessons on Twitch!!!

You know twitch.tv as the game, and often, gamedev streaming video site. But why can’t it also be used for educational purposes, to host live lessons? Honestly, I’m sure someone has done that already. But when I do it, it will be better! ­čÖé Soon I’ll be streaming┬álive...
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The Ethics of Buying Fake Twitter Followers.

What are followers? A genuine seal of approval? Points in a popularity contest? Something you earn? Is it wrong to buy fake Twitter followers? Followers are, so the assumption goes, a reflection of how popular a person or brand is. Spectators associate that popularity with value. By the...
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One step back.

Yesterday’s post demonstrated some progress on the T-rex. The progress, however, was mostly of the skill building variety; today I started off with a blank canvas. This particular canvas’ geometry is a bit discombobulated though. I dynameshed and zRemeshed all day long and this is all I have...
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Game Development Writing, Part 1

Game development and writing. Rarely are these distinct disciplines played in concert. In #gamedev, it is expedient to substitute objectives for story and caricatures for characters. Often sorry pastiche will be masqueraded as something seemingly original. Even in the AAA league, with budgets of many millions of dollars,...
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