Humble are running a new bundle of interest to game developers, the Create Comics and Manga Bundle by Quarto, a collection of books on drawing, be it manga, anime or traditional styles.
There is a new Humble Bundle of interest to game developers, the Humble Book Bundle: Game Design and Animation by Pack. This title is a bit misleading as the bundle actually covers a broad swatch of game development topics including books on the Godot, Unity and Unreal game engines, books on Blender, GLSL shaders and yes of course, books on animation and game design.
Today we are checking out the web based tool, the Universal LPC Sprite Sheet Character Generator, a free tool that enables you to quickly and easily create multi angle animated character sprite sheets. The LPC in the name stands for Liberated Pixel Cup a contest/organization on OpenGameArt for creating open source 2D pixel art in […]
No-code or codeless systems are becoming more and more common among game engines and they offer a few benefits. Using a visual programming language enables non-programmers to interact with the code in a more tactile way, while the code itself tends to be a bit more self documenting then most scripting or programming languages. Make […]
With the recent announcement that Allegorithmic is being purchased by Adobe suddenly one of the most asked questions is “what is the best alternative to Substance Painter”? Sadly, no direct replacement exists, Substance Painter was a pretty one of a kind program. Fortunately there are a number of other PBR texture painting packages available. We […]
During my recent MagicaVoxel video I mentioned that this application deserves a place on my “Top 10 free game development tools” list. Then I realized I’d never created such a list, so now I have! This is a collection of 10 free (as in money, not freedom, although many are open source as well) tools […]
One of the most challenging things when just starting game development is handling art in your game. Most programmers have the artistic ability of a slightly blind tree toad, so what are they to do? Well, you can scour the internet, tons of great free content out there, but there’s 100x more garbage as well. […]