Exporting Harmony Animations to Unity Animator Controller

Mark PhilippAnimation and Storyboarding, Game Design & Development Tools, Tutorial

Education & Technology Blog EXPORTING HARMONY ANIMATIONS TO UNITY ANIMATOR CONTROLLER Exporting Harmony Animations to Unity Animator Controller

In my last Toon Boom Harmony blog post, I discussed how you could import Harmony sprites into your Unity project using Harmony’s middleware toolkit. While that workflow is relatively simple for getting a sprite into Unity and playing a looping animation, it is not so simple for controlling your sprite’s animations. In this post, we’ll look at how we can … Read More

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How to Export a Toon Boom Harmony Sprite to Unity

Mark PhilippAll Topics, Animation and Storyboarding, Tutorial, Unity Game Development

How to Export a Toon Boom Harmony Sprite to Unity

One of the most important features for any 2D design software is how it can integrate into your workflow. For game developers, it’s important that your design and animation tools can work with your game engine with few or no issues. Toon Boom Harmony offers a pipeline for exporting sprites and animations directly into Unity 3D. In this post, we’ll … Read More

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Exploring Unity Pro, the Creation Engine for Gaming

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

Exploring Unity Pro, the Creation Engine for Gaming

Unity is a robust creation engine that eases the process of game development. Even though the program’s primary function is to develop games, it can also be used for app development for mobile, desktop, console and even TV platforms. In this post, we’ll provide a broad overview of Unity and we’ll discuss the exclusive features of the Unity Pro version. … Read More

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Game Dev Tutorial: How to Play a Video in Unity 2017

Mark PhilippGame Design & Development Tools, Tutorial, Unity Game Development

Game Dev Tutorial: How to Play a Video in Unity 2017

Sometimes, being able to play a video file in your game is something that needs to be done. Fortunately, Unity provides a component and some libraries to help you do just that. In this post, I will talk about the Video Player component and some of the requirements you need to meet so that Unity can play your video in-game. What … Read More

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6 Tips for Students Heading to College

kristielAll Topics, Student Discount

6 Tips for Students Heading to College

Preparing to embark on your college career? It is a big change from high school with less structure, more freedom, and greater responsibility. You become your own business, in a sense. You are the President and CEO of your experience. It’s an amazing time for self-discovery and growth, but it can be an adjustment. Here are some tips to help … Read More

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Here Comes The August Education Webinars

kristielSTEM Education, Webinars

Here Comes The August Education Webinars

Earn your place in the sun with new inspiration for the upcoming school year! These education webinars really turn up the heat with innovative solutions for your classroom. Introducing young students to STEM concepts is rewarding and challenging, but fischertechnik Introduction to STEM sets can make it a breeze. For your bright advanced learners, fresh project-based learning tools that include standards-based curricula will … Read More

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July STEM Education Webinar Listings Announced

kristielAll Topics, STEM Education, Webinars

July STEM Education Webinar Listings Announced

It’s finally summertime! Hopefully, now you can take some time to sit back and unwind. But if you are like most educators that we know, we understand that just because the school year is over that doesn’t mean your work is. So take a moment to check out our July webinar line-up with some great ideas for next year! Studica … Read More

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Making an Isometric Character Controller Jump in Unity

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

Making an Isometric Character Controller Jump in Unity

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how to create an isometric character controller in Unity 3D. I even made a video with instructions! The video has done surprisingly well and it has received a fair number of comments asking me questions. A lot of people want to extend the character controller in certain ways. Specifically, several people were … Read More

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Game Design Tutorial: How to Use Blend Trees in Unity

kristielGame Design & Development Tools, Tutorial, Unity Game Development

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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