So I challenged myself to read 666 books in 2020 so that I may summon Asmodeus. Unsurprisingly, I didn’t hit this goal, closing out at 33% complete with 222 books. That’s fine, the true goal was to just read more and read books I won’t normally read. (I normally read a lot of manga, graphic novels and tech books and I tried not to include too many of them.)
To close out this challenge out, I want to write some thoughts. Are you ready? Here we go!
Even though I program for a living, I still employ animation in many of my day-to-day tasks. I believe that everyone who develops software with visual elements should have some understanding of the principles of animations. First, I’ll go over the “classic” 12 Principles of Animation by Frank and Ollie. Then, I’ll briefly summarize Tezuka’s Fundamentals of Movement. Finally, I’ll present a new approach to learning and applying the principles of animation.
I was able to successfully load my old game saves into PCSX ReARMed and relive some old gamer memories. Here are roughly the steps I undertook to get this going.
Machinations is a powerful tool that you can use for game design. Let’s go over some basic information to help us get productive in this tool.