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Monthly Archives October 2005
Imagine if the first opponent you meet in a game is a boss. Can you say “Bambi Meets Godzilla”? My personal code of honor now requires that I throw the game into the corner of my living room. Update: My second attempt was more successful. Two colossi have bitten the dust. (Sorry, Tobe) More update: [...]
There’s a new animation blog called Spline Doctors, written by six Pixar animators. Two entries caught my fancy: this one on attacking tigers – how wonderfully geeky to look at that from an animation point of view – and this one on hand poses. Hand poses can be one of the most important tools that [...]
CNN.com – Japan developing remote control for humans – Oct 25, 2005: Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp., Japans top telephone company, says it is developing the technology to perhaps make video games more realistic. A special headset was placed on my cranium by my hosts during a recent demonstration at an NTT research center. It [...]
Making Light: To The Artist’s Eye Everything is Beautiful: All the arts are related; modelwork and novel-writing. Both center on making a world in miniature, a false seeming that convinces the viewer/reader of its reality. Herewith some lessons I took away, and use in my own works: No matter how good your model is, it [...]
Boing Boing: In-game pixel art made by shoving together crates.
This (27.5 Mb) is an excellent, excellent music video, directed by Joel Trussell for the song “War Photographer” by Jason Forrest. I want a music game like this! (Don’t ask what a video filled with Viking rock transformers has to do with war photographers.) Through this interview with Trussell I found out about the video [...]