The other day, at the 2015 Game Developers Conference, Unity released the latest version of their popular development engine, Unity 5. This latest release improves on just about everything, from lighting to animation and physics. What’s really exciting though, is that Unity 5 comes in both a licensed version and a free version, which are […]Read more "Using the Unity 5 Gaming Engine"
A few years ago, at the behest of a friend of mine, I took the Bartle Test of Gamer Psychology. Naturally, I didn’t think that an online test to judge my “gamer psyche” would be valid, nor did I think, contrary to what I had been told, that I would learn anything that I could use […]Read more "Using the Bartle Test to Gamify Your Life"
In the many years that I’ve been involved in gaming, I haven’t ever really immersed myself in the community. I’ve lurked, I’ve commented a few times, and I’ve been to physical meetups and conventions, but I think that cyber-shyness has prevented me from really stepping out. That’s dumb and counter productive, so it’s time time […]Read more "How Games Saved my Classroom"