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UE4 Spring Game Jam Voting!

Each quarter Epic hosts a weekend-long game jam for creators to practice, sharpen their skills and have a chance to get away from the grind and create new and unique game experiences. With 164 entries, this installment of the jam was amazing! Check out the entries here for t...

Posted: 05/15/2018

Save/Load States in Unity!

Learning This Could Really SAVE You! In C# Scripting in Unity, instructor Alan Thorn exploresmany ways to work with custom data loaded from external files, like XML, JSON, Binary, CSV files and more. Aimed at intermediate users, see how to create save-game states, build data-heavy...

Posted: 05/13/2018

Animation Practice Character Rigs

Character animation is difficult, and it can take a fair bit of practice to get human movement fluid and realistic. Whether you're just starting out or already an experienced user, take a look at these free educational character rigs!  Flour Sack v1.01   Beginning ...

Posted: 05/11/2018

Unity 2018.1 Out!

Unity gains tons of useful features 2018 engine update! Packed with new tools, version  2018.1 allows you to create materials and shaders easily with the new Shader Graph system. Unity 2018 also features an assortment of templates to get started prototyping games right out the gat...

Posted: 05/07/2018

Shader Forge for Unity! (Free)

Shader Forge is a powerful tool for creating AAA or stylized shaders for Unity. Allowing artists to work with a node based interface;Shader Forge allows for a fast setup of any material you need as well as animated, tessellated and refraction materials. Shader Forge has been in develop...

Posted: 05/01/2018

Marmoset Toolbag Update 3.04!

Upgrade your Marmoset Toolbag today!  The new update of Toolbag comes fresh with a bunch of new features. New maps including Group and Object ID, Thickness, Concavity, Bent Normals and many others were added. Multiple material sets have been added for baking objects with multip...

Posted: 04/29/2018

Pixel Art Galore!

Working on an indie or game jam project and need some resources on Pixel art? Here’s a fantastic group of pixel art software to help you generate sprites, animations, and backrounds super fast! Hexels From the makers of Marmoset, is the powerful Hexels. Create your own grid, an...

Posted: 04/25/2018

Prism Pipeline!

Streamline all Animations! Need to organize projects? Need to create a fast way to manage multiple scene files and get a good workflow going for your team? Look no further than Prism Pipeline, software for streamlining Maya, 3ds Max, Houdini, Nuke, Blender RV, Shotgun and Deadline - ...

Posted: 04/22/2018

More GDC Presentations!

 In the aftermath of this year’s GDC, more presentations have been making their way online for you to catch. Here are a collection of art talks given at this year’s conference, delivered by some of your favorite game studios and artists.   Sea of Thieves' R...

Posted: 04/16/2018

3D Coat 4.8.14

 Mathematical!  The new and improved 3D Coat has released a fantastic new update. Some new changes include instant mesh auto-retopo with symmetry support, the ability to highlight objects after selection, unify UVs with the same names, Vox Tree multiselection and the ability...

Posted: 04/12/2018

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