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Sunday, May 31, 2015

5/31/15 Update on game dev

Today I learned
•UE4 | grid snapping with "end" key
•UE4 | camera move with object with "shift" key
•General | Everything is hard ;(

Today I did
•Steam | Edited some of the todo things
•Blender | Created corner wall and textured it
•Blender | Textured and imported the basic wall
•Blender | decreased the basic_wall size
•Blender | Began working on a pistol
•UE4 | Created a new project and re-imported everything
•UE4 | Removed the first person Blue arms and gun.

Tomorrow I probably will
•Watch tutorials on UE4
•Watch tutorial on making guns in Blender
•Rage @ things not working the way I want
•Wish I wasn't at school -_- *I hate school*

My Goals so far are
•Finish the pistol
•Learn some more UE4
•Learn more of Blender *Yes, after 7 months*
•Twitch stream daily and gain at least one follower per day
•Post a blog post daily
•Learn to speak Korean(한국어)

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Got more work done on the wall light




Doing more 3D modeling today

Twitch livestream

Here is the interior doorway I had made today
Textured and in UE4


Plans and ideas

Due to Gman Studios being in use I am looking into other possible names and also trade marking.
I plant on changing the way I export things from blender as I tend to combine things that should be exported separately.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Work in Unreal Engine 4 lighting system

Did quite a bit to get the UE4 lights the way I want, still needs tweaking but here are some images to show progress.



Wednesday, May 27, 2015

steam group

Today I set up a steam group as I see it to be the best way to gain feedback and give updates on the game.
steam group

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Messing with Blenders Render features


I may have accidentally stopped the render as your see in the bottom image and I can't seem to figure out how to resume or if you can even resume.

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Working on texturing w/ Substance painter + UE4

Note: I did try working on the textures with in Unity but UE4 handles it per material not object.

Been messing with textures today learned how to do a few things with in substance painter.



Saturday, May 23, 2015

Game Engine Debate

I am still wondering if I should use Unreal Engine 4 or Unity for this First person PC game. Then there is Source engine 2 which should be coming out soon and I wonder if that'll have the node based programming like how UE4 does.
I think I'll continue to learn blender, photoshop, and substance painter because I want to wait for Source Engine 2 to see how well it will preform compared to UE4 and Unity as they'll all be free engines.

Tycoon Game update

Today I did a few updates on models
+wall lights //feels like they might be a little big :/
*edited counter //feels like I need to edit the stools still


Then there is this render I made a bit ago, it might be hard to see because it's all one color.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Blender Knowledge Update

So I have been using blender quite a lot lately and am learning a lot every single I use it. There was one thing that took me a very long time to figure out so I posted a steam guide on it. Click Here

Saturday, May 16, 2015

I got substance painter

yesturday I had got substance painter and I can't wait to learn the software, I got a little bit of experience after learning UV unwraping in blender but 1 thing I need to figure out is how to unwrap multiple objects in one model or else texturing one thing will texture the other objects.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

New follower gif

 I livestreamed the creation of this
I need to fix a few things in it such as the arrows have little _ under them and the white oval
Here is a higher res version http://puu.sh/hMCUc/f1e376678b.gif

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Old follower gif

Although I didn't get the chance to save the psd here is a gif I made for follower notifications

Higher res version http://puu.sh/hHF4Y/abc61f42a3.gif

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Learning photoshop and found 3D painting

So today I livestreamed photohsop for a couple hours as I was trying to make a texture for a CS GO weapon for experience and found out you can 3D paint in photoshop also :D

After like 2 hours I found out :C WTF, I just wondered if the brush tool would work.


Making more graphics

I made a gif  that was done through photoshop :) #SelfLearnIsBestLearn

Saturday, May 2, 2015

game dev progress

Right now I'm working on the starting building you will have which I have streamed all through twitch
I have learned a ton from today's stream thanks to viewers and also getting know Unreal Engine 4 a bit :)

Here is a neat render