Christiaan Moleman's Blog
I make games and animation.
How I created unique controls for watercolor fish simulation Guppy by replicating the movement of actual fish.
Exploring why it is useful for designers to understand character animation, and where to start.
Why studios should encourage instead of restrict employees doing hobby projects on their own time.
Why Sony should let players turn off Trophy notifications.
Another look at good use of animation in games.
A quick glance at some examples of how animation can be used to convey important information to the player.
Christiaan Moleman's Comments
[Blog - 08/17/2020 - 10:30]
Surprised you have such mixed ...
Surprised you have such mixed feelings about the animal characters. I suspect the number of people who don 't mind or like anthropomorphic animals far outnumber the loud complainers who hate talking animals so much they tell you about it... Personally, I found they were a huge part of the ...
[News - 08/17/2020 - 04:28]
They 're already involved. Apple ...
They 're already involved. Apple is being investigated for anti-trust violations in both the US and the EU: r n r nhttps://www.theverge.com/2020/7/2/21311049/house-judiciary-committee-antitrust-investigation-amazon-facebook-alphabet-google-apple-ceo-testify r n r nhttps://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip 20 1073 r n r nBig tech companies are not above the law and anti-competitive monopolies are bad for everyone, both consumers and developers.
[News - 07/29/2020 - 10:24]
Never mind the 30 percent ...
Never mind the 30 percent off sales. What about the fact that you have to pay rent just to be on the App Store If you stop paying Apple 's annual Developer License fee they pull all your apps from the store and even customers who have already bought your ...
[News - 07/22/2020 - 12:20]
That 'll be because in ...
That 'll be because in french intransigeant also means uncompromising , which makes more sense. The perils of being multi-lingual, sometimes words that look the same between languages do not mean quite the same thing. See also pants vs pants British/American.
[News - 07/08/2020 - 10:43]
Racists being racist 'ironically ' ...
Racists being racist 'ironically ' are still just being racist. When a previously innocuous symbol or gesture is used in a new way by hateful idiots it can take on a new meaning. It 's not complicated. r n r nPlaying into their hands would be to let them continue ...
[News - 06/10/2020 - 05:02]
People who complain about too ...
People who complain about too much politics in games sure are always trying to push their own supposedly 'neutral ' politics on everyone.