November 2017 Meeting – Knoxville Game Design

 

Discussion of games currently being created by game developers in the Knoxville and East Tennessee area, as well as an analysis of current topics in the gaming industry.

This month we show off games developed in Knoxville for GM48. We also talk about Pyxel Edit, Affinity Designer, and MakeHuman.

Host Web Twitter Itch.io
Amos Garner
http://agamerstudios.com @agamerstudios https://agamerstudios.itch.io
Levi D. Smith http://levidsmith.com @GaTechGrad https://gatechgrad.itch.io

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October 2017 Meeting – Knoxville Game Design – Farewell XBLIG

Discussion of games currently being created by game developers in the Knoxville and East Tennessee area, as well as an analysis of current topics in the gaming industry.

This month we talk about the closing of XBLIG as well as having a demo of Unity’s cloth component using a custom shader.

Host Web Twitter Itch.io
Levi D. Smith http://levidsmith.com @GaTechGrad https://gatechgrad.itch.io
Dylan Wolf  http://www.dylanwolf.com  @DylanWolf https://dylanwolf.itch.io

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Here is the corrected code for the flag custom shader, which was missing the “alpha” keyword on line 16. (click to enlarge)

September 2017 Meeting – Knoxville Game Design – Inkscape and Spriter

Discussion of games currently being created by game developers in the Knoxville and East Tennessee area, as well as an analysis of current topics in the gaming industry.

Host Web Twitter Itch.io
Dylan Wolf  http://www.dylanwolf.com  @DylanWolf https://dylanwolf.itch.io
Levi D. Smith http://levidsmith.com @GaTechGrad https://gatechgrad.itch.io
Amos Garner
 http://agamerstudios.com  @BitFiendCoder https://agamerstudios.itch.io
Ruth Ann Manning https://tranzeve.itch.io

 

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August 2017 Meeting – Knoxville Game Design – Game Jam Showoff

Discussion of games currently being developed by game developers in the Knoxville and East Tennessee area, as well as an analysis of current topics in the gaming industry.

Host Web Twitter Itch.io
Ruth Ann Manning https://tranzeve.itch.io/
Joe Miller http://doublesquarellc.com @DoubleSquareJoe https://doublesquare.itch.io
Jake Gillenwater  http://jakegillenwater.me/
Levi D. Smith http://levidsmith.com @GaTechGrad https://gatechgrad.itch.io

 

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July 2017 Meeting – Knoxville Game Design – Godot Engine

Discussion of games currently being developed by game developers in the Knoxville and East Tennessee area, as well as an analysis of current topics in the gaming industry.

Host Web Twitter Itch.io
Joe Miller http://doublesquarellc.com @DoubleSquareJoe https://doublesquare.itch.io
Dylan Wolf http://dylanwolf.com @DylanWolf https://dylanwolf.itch.io
Levi D. Smith http://levidsmith.com @GaTechGrad https://gatechgrad.itch.io
Jacob

Godot Engine for Unity Developers Notes:

 

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June 2017 Meeting – Knoxville Game Design – RPG Maker

Discussion of games currently being developed by game developers in the Knoxville and East Tennessee area, as well as an analysis of current topics in the gaming industry.

Host Web Twitter Itch.io
Dylan Wolf http://dylanwolf.com @DylanWolf https://dylanwolf.itch.io
Levi D. Smith http://levidsmith.com @GaTechGrad https://gatechgrad.itch.io
Joe Miller http://doublesquarellc.com @DoubleSquareJoe https://doublesquare.itch.io
Jake Gillenwater  http://jakegillenwater.me/

RPG Maker presentation slides by Dylan Wolf:

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May 2017 Meeting – Knoxville Game Design

Discussion of games currently being developed by game developers in the Knoxville and East Tennessee area, as well as an analysis of current topics in the gaming industry.

Host Web Twitter Itch.io
Dylan Wolf http://dylanwolf.com @DylanWolf https://dylanwolf.itch.io
Ruth Ann Manning https://tranzeve.itch.io
Levi D. Smith http://levidsmith.com @GaTechGrad https://gatechgrad.itch.io
Joe Miller http://doublesquarellc.com @DoubleSquareJoe https://doublesquare.itch.io

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April 2017 Meeting – Knoxville Game Design

Discussion of games currently being developed by game developers in the Knoxville area, as well as an analysis of current topics in the gaming industry.

Host Web Twitter Itch.io
Levi D. Smith http://levidsmith.com @GaTechGrad https://gatechgrad.itch.io
Joe Miller http://doublesquarellc.com @DoubleSquareJoe https://doublesquare.itch.io
Dylan Wolf http://dylanwolf.com @DylanWolf https://dylanwolf.itch.io
Ruth Ann Manning https://tranzeve.itch.io

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March 2017 Meeting – Knoxville Game Design

Discussion of games currently being developed by game developers in the Knoxville area, as well as an analysis of current topics in the gaming industry.

Host Web Twitter Itch.io
Levi D. Smith http://levidsmith.com @GaTechGrad https://gatechgrad.itch.io
Dylan Wolf http://dylanwolf.com @DylanWolf https://dylanwolf.itch.io
Nich Mebane http://nichmebane.com @Sweet_Niche https://sweet-niche.itch.io

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February 2017 Meeting – Knoxville Game Design

The video for the February 2017 online hangout is now available on YouTube.

There were audio recording issues for this hangout, but the level was fixed with Audacity’s features.  However, some echo still remains with part of the audio.

Meeting links:
Khufu’s Delivery Service on iOS – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/khufus-delivery-service/id1200188868?ls=1&mt=8
Khufu’s Delivery Service on Greenlight – http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=821814030
Frog model on Sketchfab – https://sketchfab.com/models/a1f3de599bb447efa31de73d8536268f
Prez NES – http://forums.nesdev.com/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=15507
PAX East – http://east.paxsite.com/
GDC – http://www.gdconf.com/
GDC State of Game Industry 2017 – http://reg.techweb.com/GDCSF17-StateOfGame
Theme music – Ride by Pocketmaster

Host Info:
Levi D. Smith – Web – http://levidsmith.com Twitter – @GaTechGrad
Joe Miller – Web – http://doublesquarellc.com/ Twitter – @DoublesquareJoe