Archive for the ‘Scripting’ category

Building is the Pits

May 7th, 2011

Trying to scoffold an activity so it fits into a short term means that certain details must be surfaced, processes prepared and scaffolds erected. The “builders academy” is a summary of the tutorial zone on planet Obscura and focusses on skills particular to this building task: I made a machinema demonstrating techniques, and talking them […]

Tutorial Zone complete?

October 31st, 2010

…so I got to thinking about the overall “sense” of the tutorial zone – never a good thing when I have lots of other things to do, but the new procrastination plugin kicked in and I ignored my streaming head cold symptoms and began tweaking… It seemed to me that the tutorial “shells” were facing […]

Pass the Particle …

September 26th, 2010

…now I have been putting off experimenting with particle systems because … well, no sensioble reasone really, I had just convinced myself they MUST be hard, and love a good self-fulfilling prophesy, dont you? So, in the script lab, I thought – we need a shower – a cloud of objects that are dynamically spawned […]

Just follow the script …

September 26th, 2010

A tutorial that seems to be taking time is one¬†involving¬†object scripting … what to showcase? I thought providing practical applications of scripts were a plan, so set about to put in things that are controlled by scripts that do stuff that might be useful. Doors, using a controlled, rotation, triggered by a click (or activate) […]