How to Create a Custom Input Manager in Unity C#

kristielAll Topics, Coding & Programming, Tutorial, Unity Game Development

How to Create a Custom Input Manager in Unity C#

Recently, I created a custom input manager for a game I’m making in Unity 3D. Initial research suggested I use Unity’s built-in Input Manager. However, Unity doesn’t have an API to access most of the Input Manager functionality. However, I wanted a menu in my game where the user could set their own key bindings; a common feature in most PC games. Unity’s Input … Read More

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Use Melodyne to Work Magic on your Audio

kristielAll Topics, Avid

Work Magic on your Audio with Melodyne

Melodyne is a staple for recording artists and engineers. Simply stated Melodyne by Celemony is a software application for Mac and PC that allows you to edit audio in a completely new, more musical way. You don’t work with a generic waveform, but instead with actual notes. You have great control of each and every note. At the note level, … Read More

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Unity 5 Pro Suite Available for Students

kristielAll Topics, Unity Game Development

Student/Teacher Unity 5 Pro Suite Available!

Unity is a fully-integrated development engine used to create 2D, 3D multiplatform games and interactive content. If you’ve read any of our Unity blogs, you know that Studica is a big fan. Many popular games are created using Unity. In fact, the Pokémon GO mobile game making news everywhere was made with Unity. One thing that we haven’t really talked about (until now), is … Read More

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Studica is Now an AndyMark Distributor in Canada

kristielAll Topics, Competitions & Contests, Robotics

Studica is Now a Distributor for AndyMark in Canada

Robotics education is a key focus of AndyMark. Creating electrical and mechanical parts used in robotics competitions is their passion. Being headquartered in the United States presented some unique obstacles for competitors living in Canada looking to use their products. Purchasing across borders gets complicated when customs and currency conversions come into play. Not to mention, builders on a tight schedule don’t have the time to wait … Read More

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Complete Animation Solution: Harmony 14 Release

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Harmony 14 2D Animation

Harmony is an exciting product for artists. With a variety of tools for animation, drawing and compositing, Harmony’s all-on-one approach gives it the reputation of high efficiency. The unique combination of digital and traditional tools provide endless opportunities to unleash your creativity. Furthermore, it literally works with every artist. Whatever your style, Harmony can handle it. Paperless, traditional, cut-out or … Read More

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Free Student Version of Lumion Now Available

kristielAll Topics, Competitions & Contests, Lumion

Free Student Version of Lumion Architectural Visualization Software Now Available

 If you are a student looking to prepare for a career in architecture and construction engineering, proficiency in Lumion is a great skill to have. After all, 61 of the top 100 architect companies in the world use Lumion. A real-time 3D architectural visualization tool, Lumion allows architects and designers to create impressive visualizations in a short amount of time. Lumion can … Read More

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Unity Collaborate Beta – What You Need To Know

kristielAll Topics, Game Design & Development Tools, Tutorial, Unity Game Development

Unity-Collaborate-Blog

Almost a year ago, I wrote a blog post about setting up Unity to work with GitHub. After Unity got rid of their built-in Asset Server for version control, developers have had to turn to Git or SVN for their version control needs. However, Unity is adding another version control tool to your arsenal; Unity Collaborate. What is Unity Collaborate? … Read More

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Coming Soon: fischertechnik’s DIY 3D Printer Set

kristiel3D Printing, All Topics, fischertechnik

Build Your Own 3D Printer with fischertechnik

With much anticipation, we look forward to the release of the fischertechnik Education 3D Printer (item #536624). Designed to provide an engaging and effective method for teaching students about the technology behind this cutting edge form of manufacturing, this exciting new DIY product offering will be available later this summer. Explore Principles of Additive Fabrication with fischertechnik 3D Printer For those not in the know, … Read More

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001 Game Creator Makes Game Design a Breeze

kristielGame Design & Development Tools

001 Game Creator Makes Game Design a Breeze

Formerly known as GG Maker, 001 Game Creator introduces young designers to the world of game design with an easy-to-use, intuitive platform. Create 2D and 3D games with the click of a mouse, thanks to the program’s graphically assisted scripting. That’s right, no coding skills required! Engage your students in game design, while exploring basic principles of science, technology, engineering … Read More

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Get Ready for ISTE 2016 with Studica

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Get Ready for ISTE 2016 with Studica

ISTE 2016 is just around the corner and we’re getting ready to ship out! The ISTE Conference and Expo is the premier education technology conference of the summer. With over 16,000 education professional expected to arrive in Denver, Colorado on June 26th-29th, 2016, it is sure to be an event you don’t want to miss. Make sure to visit Studica … Read More

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