game dev ~ animation ~ academia

all the things.

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[vimeo 48335976 w=250 h=141] Little in-class animation sample.(Source: https://player.vimeo.com/)

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Board Game Development

So I just wrapped up spring quarter at the Art Institute of Portland. A week before the quarter started, I was suddenly assigned to teach “Game Design and Play”, the board game design class. I had never taught the class before, and although there were some existing syllabuses, there really…

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More Harmony Notes

Just some notes I’d like to share/remember as I delve into Harmony. I’ll be updating this list as I go.With the auto lip sync, if you’re using a Drawing you should label the phenomes with letters. If you’re using a Symbol, you should label your phenomes with numbers.I like to…

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More Harmony Notes

Just some notes I’d like to share/remember as I delve into Harmony. I’ll be updating this list as I go.With the auto lip sync, if you’re using a Drawing you should label the phenomes with letters. If you’re using a Symbol, you should label your phenomes with numbers.I like to…

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Film to video game

You know what movie I want to see made into a video game? 2001: A Space Odyssey. First level, you’re a monkey beating other monkeys with a bone. Then you’re on the moon, trying to unlock a monolith. Out of cryo, you’re dealing with spaceship gravity. Operating a probe before…

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Film to video game

You know what movie I want to see made into a video game? 2001: A Space Odyssey. First level, you’re a monkey beating other monkeys with a bone. Then you’re on the moon, trying to unlock a monolith. Out of cryo, you’re dealing with spaceship gravity. Operating a probe before…

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Deleting pegs in Harmony

This is just a little heads up, for anyone interested. In Harmony/Animate etc etc you can hit a little round button to make a peg and associate your current drawing layer with it. Nice. if you disassociate your drawing layer from the peg, the peg disappears from the timeline. BUT…

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Deleting pegs in Harmony

This is just a little heads up, for anyone interested. In Harmony/Animate etc etc you can hit a little round button to make a peg and associate your current drawing layer with it. Nice. if you disassociate your drawing layer from the peg, the peg disappears from the timeline. BUT…

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Oh, ToonBoom!

You have to love a company that’s on top of things. After that last little post — which, admittedly was more the shaking of a tiny fist than a real complaint — ToonBoom’s technical support got in touch with me. My hat is off to you, you crazy French Canadian…

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