Unity Doodlejump

July 4, 2017

Based on the following tutorial: http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-2D-Infinite-Runner-with-Unity/ Click on the image below to start the game. Controls [SPACE] Jump [LEFT][RIGHT][UP][DOWN] Movement Unity source  

Blender – Handpainted column

July 2, 2017

  Source file Blender handpainted column Step 1

Unity PewPew

June 27, 2017

Click on the image below to start the game. Controls [CTRL] Fire [LEFT][RIGHT][UP][DOWN] Movement Scrolling background Parallax background Unity source Playership.blend Enemyship.blend Asteroid01.blend Asteroid02.blend Asteroid03.blend Blender Texture setup RGBA file: RGB = Diffuse  Alpha channel = Specular.  Use Adobe Photoshop to export to RGB (JPEG). Use a Mix shader to mix in overal glossiness.  Use […]

Blender – Rope (microdisplacement)

May 7, 2017

Source Files FabricRope001_1k.zip Rope_1.blend Rope_2.blend Rope_3.blend Fabric rope texture courtesy Poliigon

Blender – cutting holes in a mesh

May 1, 2017

Here are 8 techniques for cutting holes Subdivide & To sphere {Delete all objects} A A X ENTER {Top view Ortho} NUM5 NUM7 {Add plane} SHIFT-A RIGHT ENTER S Move mouse G Move mouse {Create 4×4 square mesh using subdivide x2} TAB W ENTER W ENTER {create a hole} RMB select center vertex X ENTER […]

Blender – Grass

May 1, 2017

Node Editor Render output   Source file Grass.blend    

Blender Keyboard Map

May 1, 2017

https://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Doc:2.4/Reference/Hotkeys/Map https://www.katsbits.com/tutorials/blender/useful-keyboard-shortcuts.php http://www.giudansky.com/design/51-blender-map

Blender – Coffee cup tutorial

May 1, 2017

Blender interface (Some non-intuitive stuff explained here – important) Coffee cup tutorial Source File Blender_coffee_cup.blend Press F12 to render.   Getting started with Blender Introduction to hard-surface modeling with Blender https://www.youtube.com/user/blendercookie/playlists

Windows Gadgets

April 13, 2017

I use Windows Sidebar Gadgets (originally developed for Windows7) in Windows 8/10. You can install 8GadgetPack from the internet to do so. I like being able to use my computer as an alarm clock to show me a message after X minutes or at a specific time.  Most countdown / alarm clock timers play a […]

Arduino + HC-SR04

November 4, 2016

Description The HC-SR04 ultrasonic sensor uses sonar to determine distance to an object like bats do. It offers excellent non-contact range detection with high accuracy and stable readings in an easy-to-use package. From 2cm to 400 cm or 1” to 13 feet. Its operation is not affected by sunlight or black material.   Acoustically soft […]