How to Read an XML File in Unity

kristielAll Topics, Tutorial, Unity Game Development

I recently started working on a project in Unity 3D that makes use of an XML file to load data into the game. Being relatively new to game design, I had to do a lot of research to figure out how to load the XML file and assign that data in a usable way. I have gotten things working in … Read More

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How to Add Camera Effects in Unity

kristielAll Topics, Tutorial, Unity Game Development

Camera Effects are a very important part of a game’s look and feel. Things like color correction, bloom, and film grain can add a nice polish to your game. Visual processing has been a crucial part of filmmaking for decades. There’s no reason that the same methods can’t be applied to games. Conveniently enough, Unity has built-in scripts for camera … Read More

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How to Setup GitHub with Unity: Step-by-Step Instructions

kristielAll Topics, Tutorial, Unity Game Development

Version Control is an important thing when you’re working on projects with several different people involved. One could argue that it’s important even if you’re working by yourself since you can maintain consistent backups of your projects. Throughout the years, Unity3D has had several different “built-in” version control solutions. One of the best ones, in my opinion, was the Unity … Read More

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How to Install and Activate LabVIEW 2015 Student Version

kristielAll Topics, National Instruments, Support, Tutorial

We recently started offering LabVIEW 2015 Student Edition. We have had some customers reporting confusion and issues about the installation and activation process. This post will seek to provide clarity on the installation process for this program. LabVIEW 2015: Step-by-Step Download, Installation and Activation Instructions GETTING STARTED:  Upon purchasing the software from us, you will be sent a download link … Read More

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How to Install and License IBM SPSS Software

kristielAll Topics, Support, Tutorial

Studica recently started offering IBM SPSS Software. If you’re like me, you may have never heard of these products before. But maybe you’re taking a class in college and your professor requires you to use SPSS Statistics or SPSS Data Entry or some other IBM SPSS product line. This post will help you find out how to purchase the product … Read More

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How to Create a Projectile in Unity

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

One of the most common mechanics that you’ll find in almost any video game is the ability to shoot something. Bullets, fireballs, arrows, etc. As a game designer, you can have your character shoot whatever your heart desires. Of course, implementing a shooting mechanism is not quite as simple as running a function called ShootBullets(). In this post, I am … Read More

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