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Short post this week. Been crazy busy with my actual bill-paying job so I’ve had to cut back on dev stuff for the past couple of weeks, but that should go back to normal soon. Despite my current busy schedule I did want to share a cool little trick I discovered recently playing with Unreal ...

Oh Oh Oh It’s Magic! Part 3

Oh Oh Oh It’s Magic! Part 3
Houdini and Unreal Part 1 – Part 2 So it seems like these tutorials are helpful to some people so I’m going to keep them going. I’m probably going to start mixing back in the non-Houdini tutorials again soon. As always if there’s a specific topic you’d like to see covered just message me. I’m ...

Oh Oh Oh It’s Magic! Part 2

Oh Oh Oh It’s Magic! Part 2
Houdini and Unreal Engine So based on the response from last week (part 1) it looks like there is a small but active group of people that this tutorial series would be helpful for, so I’m going to keep it going. Keep in mind that I haven’t been using Houdini for very long and one of ...

Oh Oh Oh It’s Magic! Part1

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Oh Oh Oh It’s Magic! Part1
Using Houdini with the Unreal Engine So I’ve been debating doing this one as a topic for some time now. On the one hand I think this tech is amazing and I want to tell everyone about the awesome possibilities it opens up and the massive boost to the workflow pipeline it allows. On the other hand ...

An Open Letter to Alex St. John

An Open Letter to Alex St. John
Dear Mr. St. John, I recently read your piece for VentureBeat ( http://venturebeat.com/2016/04/16/game-developers-must-avoid-the-wage-slave-attitude/ ) and it sounds like you are having trouble finding hard-working dedicated developers to meet your needs. Allow me to offer you my services. Before you jump to conclusions, I don’t intend to work for you. Based on what I’ve read, I’d put working ...

The Family Tree with Zombies

The Family Tree with Zombies
Inheritance in Unreal Engine for Dummies Mad Scientists   So I got some questions recently on one of my other posts about my use of inheritance so I figured this might be a good topic for its own post. This one might not be very useful to people with programming backgrounds but Unreal attracts a ...