game dev ~ animation ~ academia

all the things.

Oh, Harmony.

I’ve been struggling all morning with exposing (“sharing”) functions in ToonBoom Harmony. For some reason, the app stopped letting me share functions. Also, there is this “Deformation-Switch_Kinematic_Chain_Selection_Reference” nonsense happening in my xSheet. ToonBoom, what’s going on? Ugh.

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Oh, Harmony.

I’ve been struggling all morning with exposing (“sharing”) functions in ToonBoom Harmony. For some reason, the app stopped letting me share functions. Also, there is this “Deformation-Switch_Kinematic_Chain_Selection_Reference” nonsense happening in my xSheet. ToonBoom, what’s going on? Ugh.

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Harmony Write Nodes

With this recent Harmony gig, the studio is compositing in AfterEffects and wants each element rendered out separately. Setting up each scene to have each element have a write node would be a drag, so I whipped up a cheap and nasty little script to add them. It goes something…

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Harmony Write Nodes

With this recent Harmony gig, the studio is compositing in AfterEffects and wants each element rendered out separately. Setting up each scene to have each element have a write node would be a drag, so I whipped up a cheap and nasty little script to add them. It goes something…

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Board Games

I’ve just been assigned a new class at the last minute. Next week I have to start teaching board game design. I have zero time to prepare. Anybody out there have a must-play board game?

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Big Nerd

Related to the prior post, I’ve also just got my grubby hands on the Big Nerd Ranch iOS Programming Guide. I can’t wait to see how Hillegass and Conway convey the info. As an instructor myself, I’ve always had great respect for their ways. I still have their first Cocoa…

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Big Nerd

Related to the prior post, I’ve also just got my grubby hands on the Big Nerd Ranch iOS Programming Guide. I can’t wait to see how Hillegass and Conway convey the info. As an instructor myself, I’ve always had great respect for their ways. I still have their first Cocoa…

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Sencha

As a favour to a friend, I’ve started putting together a small iOS app. I decided to go with Sencha Touch 2.0 — an HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript framework. So far, it’s pretty slick. I especially appreciate being able to package the web app as an iOS app without having to tuck into…

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Sencha

As a favour to a friend, I’ve started putting together a small iOS app. I decided to go with Sencha Touch 2.0 – an HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript framework. So far, it’s pretty slick. I especially appreciate being able to package the web app as an iOS app without having to tuck into…

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2011 Game Production Team

A cap from the 2011 Art Institute of Portland Game Production Team. The students had 22 weeks to put together three levels using the UDK. All artwork and design by the students.

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