Material Maker: free node- based materials creator

Material Maker: free node- based materials creator

Jan 12, 2022 at 09:00 am by nemirc

There are different ways to create materials for pre-rendered 3D content or videogames. You can use 3D painting applications to paint the textures, normal and metallic maps di.... Read More
Using Character Creator characters in Unity HDRP

Using Character Creator characters in Unity HDRP

Jan 11, 2022 at 06:30 am by nemirc

As you know, I have been using Character Creator in Unity and Unreal projects so far. However, while the UE4 projects are more “high-end” in nature, the Unity proj.... Read More
Using traces in Unreal Engine

Using traces in Unreal Engine

Jan 07, 2022 at 05:00 am by nemirc

Hello and welcome to a new year! This time I decided to bring a quick tip about using traces in Unreal Engine. As a small side-project I have been working on a 3D platformer.... Read More
Unreal Engine Free Stuff January 2022

Unreal Engine Free Stuff January 2022

Jan 06, 2022 at 11:28 am by nemirc

As every month, the Unreal Marketplace is offering some assets for free. If you are an Unreal Engine user, it is a good idea to keep an eye on the Marketplace every month, as.... Read More
Setting goals for 2022!

Setting goals for 2022!

Dec 31, 2021 at 03:15 am by nemirc

As the year comes to an end, some people think it is important to set goals. The thing about setting goals is that you need dedication, and many times people lose the drive to.... Read More
The Matrix Resurrections

The Matrix Resurrections

Dec 29, 2021 at 05:15 am by nemirc

I am going to start by saying it right off the bat: The Matrix Resurrections is a bad movie. It doesn’t matter how you look at it, it’s a bad movie. While the movi.... Read More
Unreal Live Link for Maya is now available

Unreal Live Link for Maya is now available

Dec 23, 2021 at 11:55 am by nemirc

Autodesk has recently released a new update for Maya, where they include the Unreal Live Link for Maya. The idea behind Unreal Live Link is to create a bridge between a creati.... Read More
AArtStation Learning to remain free

ArtStation Learning to remain free

Dec 20, 2021 at 10:49 am by nemirc

Last week, ArtStation revealed their ArtStation Learning platform would remain free forever, and ever, and ever… In case you don’t remember, ArtStation had joine.... Read More

Dealing with "artist's block"

Dec 18, 2021 at 11:33 pm by nemirc

Working as a solo developer, or as a developer of a small team, making moderately-sized projects (except for “Just Let Me Go”… That game feels like it&rsquo.... Read More
UE5 brings The Matrix to life

UE5 brings The Matrix to life

Dec 14, 2021 at 06:15 am by nemirc

Last week, Epic Games unveiled “The Matrix Awakens”, a trailer+interactive demo set in the Matrix universe, and used to show off some of the features found in Unre.... Read More
Animation Showdown! Realistic vs Cartoony

Animation Showdown! Realistic vs Cartoony

Dec 09, 2021 at 06:45 am by nemirc

Some days ago, I had this conversation about realistic and toon animation, where someone told me that, if he were looking for animators (to offer them jobs) he would ignore re.... Read More
Unreal Engine Free Stuff December 2021

Unreal Engine Free Stuff December 2021

Dec 09, 2021 at 04:30 am by nemirc

As every month, the Unreal Marketplace is offering some assets for free. If you are an Unreal Engine user, it is a good idea to keep an eye on the Marketplace every month, as.... Read More
Campaign Cartographer 3+

Campaign Cartographer 3+

Dec 02, 2021 at 06:14 pm by nemirc

Campaign Cartographer 3+ is part of the Maps Bonanza bundle I wrote about two weeks ago. As I mentioned when I wrote about Fractal Terrains 3+, I decided to purchase the entir.... Read More
Dedicated cameras or phone cameras?

Dedicated cameras or phone cameras?

Dec 01, 2021 at 07:00 am by nemirc

A while ago I had a conversation about getting rid of a mid-range Lumix camera (10 Mega Pixels, 12X zoom, full HD video) that I’ve had for a few years. I actually have t.... Read More
From Unity PlayMaker to Unreal Blueprints

From Unity PlayMaker to Unreal Blueprints

Nov 26, 2021 at 07:00 am by nemirc

You may know I don’t really code when working on games. While I can make short scripts for specific things, or modify scripts when I need a special functionality (like a.... Read More
Fractal Terrains 3

Fractal Terrains 3

Nov 24, 2021 at 06:00 am by nemirc

Last week I wrote about the Maps Bonanza Humble Bundle. I actually ended up getting the full bundle because I need map generation tools for a game I’m working on, so I w.... Read More

Story ideas and where to find them

Nov 20, 2021 at 07:45 am by nemirc

This time, I would like to step away from the “technical” side of game development, and share some ideas about the creative process. I will be exploring a little b.... Read More

Maps Bonanza software bundle

Nov 17, 2021 at 05:00 am by nemirc

There’s the saying “better late than never,” a saying that applies to this situation perfectly. You may ask why I say that. Well, I just noticed this amazing.... Read More

CC 4 lets you make custom characters!

Nov 12, 2021 at 10:00 am by nemirc

If you are into Reallusion software, you may or may not know the company is teasing features that will make it to iClone 8 and Character Creator 4. The Reallusion website is s.... Read More
Unity acquires Weta Digital

Unity acquires Weta Digital

Nov 11, 2021 at 09:45 am by nemirc

This week something happened that surely took everyone by surprise. Unity, the videogame engine developer, has acquired Weta Digital. In case you don’t know what Weta Di.... Read More
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