Game Design Tutorial: How to Use Blend Trees in Unity

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Game Design Tutorial: How to Use Blend Trees in Unity

In modern game design and development, 2D and 3D animations are increasingly complex. If you’ve worked on a game in any capacity, you have probably come across a need to have, for example, a walking animation trigger a running animation based on movement speed. To tackle such a problem, Unity 3D has something called blend trees. In this post, we’ll … Read More

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Unity Tutorial: How to Use Animator Controllers and Triggers

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Unity Tutorial: How to Use Animator Controllers and Triggers

Unity 3D has some great tools for handling animations. In general, developers will utilize animation controllers (Unity calls them animator controllers) to handle which animations to play and when to play them. In this Unity tutorial blog, I’m going to provide step-by-step instructions to create a very simple animation controller. This controller will be able to play an animation when … Read More

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Toon Boom Tutorial: How to Install and Activate Harmony

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Studica recently started offering Toon Boom Harmony to our customers. Toon Boom Harmony is an industry-standard animation tool for 2D and 3D animation. It’s incredibly powerful and is widely used in a number of different industries. This post will detail how to install and activate the product and how to transfer the license from one machine to another. How to … Read More

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New Smith Micro Poser Pro Packed Full of Features

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Smith Micro announced the latest release of Poser 11 and with tons of new features. The Smith Micro Poser program has always been a powerful tool to help you illustrate and animate your 3D designs. Whether you’re a newbie or an experienced professional, Poser 11 has resources to help you explore your creativity. Design your 3D world with the help … Read More

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How to Make Money for your 3D Art and Game Assets

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Many people starting out in their college careers are learning that you can make money simply selling the assets that you create. There are many outlets where artists and developers can sell anything from background images, to 2D and 3D characters, music, game templates and animations. Many popular software companies for 3D animation and Game Development offer asset stores or … Read More

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Boom! Creating Explosions in Unity3D

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I found out recently that Unity offers a package that can be imported into your project called Detonator, which can be downloaded here. The package comes with documentation about the Detonator framework including some of the commonly used functions that can be utilized to script the explosions in a way you want.

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Hot off the Presses: Studica PR for design3

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Studica, Inc., the education focused, value-added reseller of software and learning tools, is excited to announce that it is now a reseller for design3, a premier game development and 3D animation training portal. Studica now offers design3 student memberships worldwide.

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How to Utilize Autodesk’s Education Community

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Learn all the steps needed to get started with the Autodesk Education Community. Including “How to register you & your school for an account in the Education Community”, “How to invite your students to the website” and “How to download your software once you have the account”.

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