LibreElec boot from USB – Error after upgrading

July 4, 2018

Raspberry Pi 3 or Raspberry Pi 3+ Use LibreELEC USB-SD Creator to write libreelec-rpi2.arm-8.2.4.img.gz to SD card. Use LibreELEC USB-SD Creator to write libreelec-rpi2.arm-8.2.4.img.gz to USB memory stick. Add “program_usb_boot_mode=1” (without double quotes) to config.txt on SD card just once and boot your Pi to flip a bit in a write-once register to enable USB […]

Inkscape – Path operations & alignment

May 27, 2018

Inkscape has a number of commands to form new paths from two or more preexisting paths. The z-order of the paths is important. It does not matter if you click object A first and then object B, or vice versa – it is the order of the parts i.e. which part sits on top that […]

Blender textures and materials + FBX export for Unity

May 8, 2018

Blender comes with a built in Blender Render engine and a Cycles Render engine. In this example the selected render engine is irrelevant. Blender comes with an optional Nodes material editor. Select this material as the main node in the Nodes editor. Nodes editor In this example we will not use the optional Nodes editor. […]

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  

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