In the world of game development, achieving awesome visual effects often involves working with shaders. In Unity, you can create stunning visuals using Shader Graph, but what if you want to change shader properties dynamically during gameplay? In this blog post, we'll explore how to control shaders with scripts in
Today we're talking about all the new goodies on the Unity Asset Store, we're witnessing the start of the AI takeover, a pretty robust Fortnite template, Paper Mario-style text animations, and a lot more, let's get started. Text Animator We all know that reading dialogue in video games can sometimes
Let's learn how to make a curved world shader graph like Subway Surfers. This is a simple version of this shader graph, compared to some of the ones I've seen. Simple isn't necessarily better, but it will help get you started with a better understanding of shaders, and you can
Have you ever wondered what makes certain games so addicting, and others just good? Well when I heard last week about a game where you play as a diver during the day, and run a sushi restaurant at night, I was definitely intruiged, but Dave the Diver has more depth
If you've been working with Unity for a bit, you've probably come across the term "Render Pipeline", but what actually is a render pipeline and what does that have to do with you and your game? All games have to have a render pipeline, and even if you don't know
If you're learning game development, at some point you're going to want to learn how to spawn objects in Unity using logic in C#. Spawning game objects is an important part of game development because you'll want the ability to be able to spawn enemies, vegetation, coins, and much more.
If you've ever tried to export a model to Unity from Blender, you know that getting models into your Unity project can be very challenging, And this is because Unity does not understand blender's built-in node system. But it understands some of it, which can be extremely confusing when you're
Let's learn how to make this glow effect in Unity with a little bit of post-processing. Let's get started. How Does Post Processing in Unity Work? Post-processing works essentially by adding a filter over the main camera, but because of this, we need to isolate the layer that the camera
Books are great companions, but sometimes, we need a change of scenery. In my case, this bookcase served as a dumping grounds for all of my random things. Less books, more like loose change and art supplies. Simultaneously, my antique glass collection was getting way out of hand, which led
So, your scene in Unity is looking pink. What happened? Maybe you imported an asset from the Unity Asset Store, or maybe you changed a setting in your game. Either way, this is a fixable problem. Why is my Unity Scene Pink? Pink materials happen because the materials you're using
Video Transcript: In this video, we’re going to take the Microsoft screensaver from windows 95 and turn it into a horror game. As a kid growing up in the nineties, one of the core memories I have was staring at these Microsoft screensavers for hours. But a lot has
I'm going to show you 6 underrated places to get royalty-free and commercial-use music for your video games. What are the stakes? As you may know, using copyrighted music can cause your game to be taken down from the Steam store, app or google play store. And contrary to popular
Unity is a powerful game engine that allows developers to create stunning 2D and 3D games. One of the key elements of any game is animation, and Unity provides a wide range of tools for creating and managing animations. In this post, we're going to take a look at how
Like many other migraineurs, I've tried many medications, devices, and tricks in the hopes that I can ease the pain of my migraines. One late night upon another migraine attack, I was reading up on new methods to try and prevent and treat migraines when I came across Cefaly. Cefaly
The great, the good, and the ugly.
Universal language translation may be closer than we think.
SVGs sound awesome. Crystal clear resolution at a fraction of the file size. Sounds great, right? Mostly, but if you don't understand them, you'll start hitting walls and begin to wonder where you went wrong. What is an SVG? SVG stands for scalable vector graphic. Meaning, it doesn’t matter
If you know what a pre-processor is, you can skip this part. But if you’ve googled “how to install Sass” and are perplexed as to all the options, this is a great place to start. Let's break down how to install and run Sass. How to Install and Run
Play as a mother fox trying to protect and save her cubs in a world wasted by the footprint of man in Endling: Extinction is forever. Release Date: July 19th, 2022 (Out Now) Platforms: Playstation, XBox, Nintendo Switch, PC Developer: Herobeat Studios Publisher: Handy Games Gameplay: 3D Sidescroller Survival Endling
Stray paves the way for the unlikely hero genre.
And how to know when you should.
When to choose between your passion and your peace.
Here's what we know about Stray, the game, so far.
The million-dollar question: is 2D game development easier than 3D game development? This is a long-debated argument between developers, equally split on either side. Well, let's break it down. For context, the first game I built was a 2D mobile game. After this, I explored making a first-person slasher and
Having developed and built 2 mobile games on iOS and Google Play, I'm not sure I would do it again.
So you want to make a mobile game, but you also want to pay your bills. Makes sense. Monetization can be a crucial part of a mobile game's design, mostly so that you can keep your development studio afloat while simultaneously not aggravating your players. Let's talk about the best
If you've dabbled around at all in Unity, you'll come across the language C#. > Note: this is a fluid document that I will continue to update as time goes on. Last update is June 3rd, 2022. Feel free to bookmark! Additionally, if you are a little more advanced, C# Corner
This guide is about how to build, export, and run a game from Unity to an iOS device. If you're looking for a guide on how to become an Apple developer and get your game on the Apple store, check out this blog post. Step 1: Install XCode XCode is
Warner Bros recently released a cinematic trailer for their new Super Smash Bros competitor, Multiversus. Multiversus is a free-to-play, cross platform game with an emphasis on online play. Price: Free to play, but has in-game purchases Platforms: PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and PC. Release Date: Sometime
Sorry Zoom, your reign is over.
About 10 years ago, I had my heart set on building an online business, and I did what any broke college student does: I downloaded Wordpress. (Wix, Shopify, and these other web builders were not a thing back then.) Wow, I'm 26, and saying that makes me feel ancient. Several
Games getting blocked at your work or school? Fear not, here's a link to Bullet Force: About Bullet Force Unblocked Bullet Force is a multiplayer shooting game with realistic 3D visuals that can be played online for free. Bullet Force is an excellent place to begin if you've always wanted
It's 3:25am on a Tuesday, all the lights are off. It's a work night. I take my headset off to find that my coffee table has been shoved aside and my McDonalds cup is rolling on the floor. This was me a couple of months ago, after getting playing
After launching my first game, Color Crush, I was pleasantly surprised by how easy it was to publish to the Google Play Store. However, getting it launched on the Apple store was a whole different can of worms. I ended up throwing in the towel on my first game, but
No art skills? No problem.
Today two desktop CPUs will be battling it out in front of our eyes. It's time for Ryzen 7 3700x and Ryzen 5 5600x to step into the ring, and you, dear reader, can be the judge of who comes out on top. Which of these two Ryzen processors performs
If your gaming PC recently got an upgrade to an Intel® Core™ i5-10600K Processor [https://www.intel.co.uk/content/www/uk/en/products/sku/199311/intel-core-i510600k-processor-12m-cache-up-to-4-80-ghz/specifications.html] , congratulations, you have one of the best gaming CPUs rearing and ready to go. It delivers on smooth gaming performance and
What is Unity Remote 5? Unity Remote 5 is a mobile app that serves as a way to easily test and debug your game on a mobile device without having to deploy a build and create an app. With Unity Remote, your phone essentially turns into a "Remote Control" for
Hi! I'm a Game Developer and User Experience Designer who loves to review games, so stay a while and enjoy yourself. If you like this article, it would mean a lot to me if you shared it and joined my newsletter. Game Title: The Forest Game Style: Survival Horror Game,
So...you want to get into game development, but you're not sure where to begin. While we can go back and forth over which game engine is technically better, faster, or more popular, there are two clear engines that shine through: Unity and Unreal. Either choice is great, but which
Welcome, my fellow Fallout fanatics! While we might not to be able to agree on which Fallout game is the best, we can certainly agree that the gifts I'm linking to below are are killer...some might say, nuclear?
Is Visual Scripting a realistic alternative to traditional programming?
Let me set the scene; it is 1999, and NVIDIA has just launched its new GeForce 256 chipset [https://www.hardwarezone.com.sg/feature-hardwarezones-10th-anniversary-1998-1999-era/gpu-scene-1999] . Overnight, we went from the clunkiest of graphics to revolutionary 3D gaming. At the time, we marveled at the graphics quality and frame rate. Since
From one gamer to another, here are my list of top gifts for gamers to wow the socks off of any nerd.
Gear up and get ready for the holidays with the best PC Setups of November 2022. Star Wars Chic Now here's the perfect way to incorporate LED lights. They make the space dramatic without making it look like a hospital in your gaming space. > View this post on Instagram [https:
The creator of Stardew Valley announced earlier this week that he's been working on a new game: Haunted Chocolatier. Here's everything we know.
Are you finding your games lagging and your fan doing overtime? It may be time to invest in a CPU cooler that can go the distance alongside your most intense gaming experiences.
If your hands have gone numb from rewriting the same CSS classes over and over, you may have stumbled down the rabbit hole that is Sass. Or SCSS. Or...Less. But in this post, we're just focusing on Sass vs. Scss and what the difference is. Truthfully, there's not a
If you would have told me a year ago that you could make video games without code, I would have 100% thought you were lying.
I'm sorry to tell you this, but we've entered the final quarter of 2021, and if you're looking to upgrade your tech in 2022, there is no better time than now to do your research. Stuff your piggy bank and get ready to invest in one of the best graphics
Welcome, my fellow cheapskates.
> Here's what I wish I knew before I started developing games. You're welcome. Learn the Lingo If you're building a video game, believe me when I tell you there were be googling. Lots of googling. Half of the battle to solving problems is knowing how to search for them. Do
The game that took me 9 months to build from the ground up could have been done in 2 if I had spent a little cash and pushed down my pride.
Morto Chapter 1 gives you the illusion of control with its straightforward gameplay, but quickly shatters that illusion as the game progresses. Almost immediately you realize that you're on the ride, but you're not the one who's driving.
Warning! There are some spoilers. Game Title: It Takes Two Game Style: Co-op Game (Two Players) Developer: Hazelight Studios Publisher: EA Rating: 11/10 Summary: It Takes Two is a charming co-op game filled with intricate puzzles, mysteries, and Boss fights that are as equally challenging as they are hilarious,
I often find myself wondering why people absolutely hate Opera for no good reason. Opera is the underdog of browsers, but it's clearly the superior choice. I remember when I heard about the Opera browser for the first time... The year was 2012, I had a slick prepaid phone with