Tag Archives: tutorial

Throwback Thursdays! Cape Creation in 3ds Max for use in Unity, a Cape Rigging Tutorial

By | August 24, 2017

Currently this is my most popular tutorial (soon to be overtaken by The XYZs of Sculpting Clothing Folds in Zbrush (Super fast beginner tutorial) )! Whether you need a caped crusader or a be-mantled baddie, this cape rigging tutorial is for you! In this cape rigging tutorial I’ll demonstrate cape creation in 3ds Max for… Read More »

Tutorial Tuesday! The XYZs of Folds in Zbrush (Super fast fold sculpting tutorial for beginners)

By | August 22, 2017

In what is quickly becoming my most popular video, I provide the easiest, quickest, most sure-fire fold sculpting tutorial on the ‘net. Create realistic clothing in zbrush in seconds! Even if you’re not an artist, or especially if you’re not an artist, this tutorial is for you! Apply a dark color to your sculpt. Paint… Read More »

Tutorial Tuesday! Marketing for Indies – PR, Social Media, and Game Trailers

By | June 14, 2016

Equally at home in a Freebie Fridays post, this “tutorial” isn’t one of mine. But it is great! It remains one of my go to sources for all things indie marketing. Unfortunately, as good as it is, it is also really long and rambling. I’ve decided to rewatch it for my own edification while making… Read More »

Tutorial Tuesday! A better way to conceptualize masks in substance painter.

By | April 5, 2016

As promised, here it is, a better way to conceptualize masks in Substance Painter. This video is a response to Allegorithmic’s youtube tutor’s perplexing insistence that a black mask is transparent. If you want the abridged version of the video response, here it is: A black mask isn’t transparent. Black is the color of night… Read More »

Tutorial Tuesday! No-Code Touch Controls! Unity Dual FPS Touch Joysticks

By | March 22, 2016

For a transcript of today’s broadcast… scroll down. This video results from several issues: first and foremost, my Udemy students have asked me how to get touch controls to work. Secondly, I’ve seen yet another youtube video giving faulty information on the subject. Thirdly, I impulsively purchased Easy Touch 5 : Touchscreen and Virtual Controls.… Read More »

Self-Promotion Saturday! No-Code Student Testimonial #1

By | March 5, 2016

A student of my No-Code course at Udemy, Maynard, has very graciously created this testimonial video! 🙂 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,… Read More »

Tutorial Tuesday! Video Game Development 101 Lesson 1 – The Evolution and Rediscovery of Play

By | March 1, 2016

This is actually a lesson, not a tutorial. But for the word “lesson” there are no opportunities for day-related alliteration. So… This is a presentation I gave at a SUNY symposium. It’s all about how evolution devised play as a mechanism for initializing and promoting desired behaviors. Eagle-eyed observers will note that there are gaps… Read More »