What is Game Design? A Guide for Making Video Games

What is Game Design: The Creative Side of Development

It is no real secret that making video games is a complex and intense process – whether you’re creating a simple platformer or something as robust as an MMORPG. This complexity begins first and foremost at the idea stage where the life essence of all video game projects begins. As much as some people might … Read more

Best Programming Language for Games – Making a Video Game

Best Coding Languages for Game Development

So, you’re ready to start creating your very own video games. However, there comes an important question to answer when you start: what programming language should you learn how to code? While arguably most programming languages can be used to create games, including high-level languages like Python, some choices do have more benefits than others. … Read more

How to Apply Textures in Blender

How to Apply Textures in Blender

You can access the full course here: UV Mapping in Blender for Beginners Texturing an Object In this lesson, we’ll learn how to texture an object inside of Blender. Included in the course files (go to the ‘Course Files’ tab below the video to download) there are two textures available for us to use. They are sourced from a great … Read more

Learn Proportional Editing – Blender Tutorial

Learn Proportional Editing - Blender Tutorial

You can access the full course here: Intro to 3D Modeling with Blender Proportional Editing In this lesson, we’ll learn about proportional editing inside Blender. Let’s first create a flat surface by going to Add -> Mesh -> Grid. Set its size to 10 to make it a bit bigger in the popup window at the bottom: Switch to edit mode: If you want to keep it flat like this, you actually don’t … Read more

Learn Blender’s Boolean Modifier

Learn Blender's Boolean Modifier

You can access the full course here: Intro to 3D Modeling with Blender Boolean Modifier In this lesson, we’re going over Booleans in Blender. First of all, let’s create two shapes. Go to Add -> Mesh to create a cylinder and a UV sphere: Press S to scale the cylinder up and place the sphere inside it as follows: We’re going to use the sphere as a cutting tool in a way that we can have a … Read more

What is Programming? Learning Programming for Beginners

What is Programming? Learning Programming for Beginners

As technology has grown, so has the use of the word “programming.” Not only has computer programming become the secret backbone of our society, but it also has also become one of the most desirable fields to get into. Everywhere from retail businesses to high-end agencies like NASA have become reliant on programming to some … Read more