Gamasutra - Blogs http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/ Robert Basler's Blogs Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:32:35 EDT en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) You Have 34 Days To Avoid a $10,000,000 Fine - by Robert Basler http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RobertBasler/20140527/218622/You_Have_34_Days_To_Avoid_a_10000000_Fine.php Business/Marketing Canada's new CASL law has big implications for game developers anywhere in the world. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RobertBasler/20140527/218622/You_Have_34_Days_To_Avoid_a_10000000_Fine.php Tue, 27 May 2014 06:22:00 EDT Three Normal Mapping Techniques Explained For the Mathematically Uninclined - by Robert Basler http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RobertBasler/20131122/205462/Three_Normal_Mapping_Techniques_Explained_For_the_Mathematically_Uninclined.php Programming,Console/PC,Indie There are a wide variety of methods and terminology used in articles on normal mapping which makes it a very confusing topic for non-math-lovers like myself. I'm going to explain three methods for normal mapping for the mathematically uninclined. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RobertBasler/20131122/205462/Three_Normal_Mapping_Techniques_Explained_For_the_Mathematically_Uninclined.php Fri, 22 Nov 2013 04:53:00 EST Play Time is Precious! - by Robert Basler http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RobertBasler/20130826/198968/Play_Time_is_Precious.php Game companies are wasting players' fun time with optimizing, patching, bugs and horrible misfeatures. There's no excuse not to do better! http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RobertBasler/20130826/198968/Play_Time_is_Precious.php Mon, 26 Aug 2013 01:45:00 EDT You SHOULD build your own MMO! - by Robert Basler http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RobertBasler/20130517/192425/You_SHOULD_build_your_own_MMO.php If people tell you your dream is too big, what they're really saying is that your dream is too big for them. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RobertBasler/20130517/192425/You_SHOULD_build_your_own_MMO.php Fri, 17 May 2013 03:08:00 EDT Mammas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Write Patchers - by Robert Basler http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RobertBasler/20130417/190640/Mammas_Dont_Let_Your_Babies_Grow_Up_To_Write_Patchers.php Programming,Indie Writing a streaming MMO patcher is a major undertaking. Determined to make your own? Here are some things to consider. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RobertBasler/20130417/190640/Mammas_Dont_Let_Your_Babies_Grow_Up_To_Write_Patchers.php Wed, 17 Apr 2013 04:21:00 EDT The One Man MMO Project: A Day in the Life of a Game Programmer - by Robert Basler http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RobertBasler/20130214/186717/The_One_Man_MMO_Project_A_Day_in_the_Life_of_a_Game_Programmer.php Programming,Indie Ever wonder what a programmer does all day? Here's the answer. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/RobertBasler/20130214/186717/The_One_Man_MMO_Project_A_Day_in_the_Life_of_a_Game_Programmer.php Thu, 14 Feb 2013 01:01:00 EST