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Ernest Mallett's Blog

 

Ernest Mallett is a USMC veteran and fulltime programmer specializing in Unity Assets, and C#.  

 

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/ernest-mallett/84/593/26b/

 

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Posted by Ernest Mallett on Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:18:00 EDT in Programming, Console/PC, Indie, Indie, Programming, Indie
While working on our main project we decided to turn to Unity's Asset Store for a little extra funding.Since there seems to be very little info for emerging asset developers I decided I'd write a little a little on our experiences with the Asset Store.


Posted by Ernest Mallett on Fri, 24 Jan 2014 01:47:00 EST in Programming, Console/PC, Indie, Indie, Programming, Indie
It's no secret that I'm a US military vet, but after some reflection I have found out that what the military taught basically prepared me for indie game development, with the exception of the skills.


Posted by Ernest Mallett on Fri, 17 Jan 2014 10:51:00 EST in Programming, Console/PC, Indie, Indie, Programming, Indie
Over the course of 6 months we have scrapped all of our code and completely started over 4 times. Our experiences with this, however, are not bad. What are your's?



Ernest Mallett's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 03/25/2014 - 09:27]

Good post Simon, would love ...

Good post Simon, would love to see all developers on board with this, but sadly that won 't be the case and we both know it . Either way, good job on taking an un-biased approach to this, and explaining how these SHOULD work.

Comment In: [Blog - 01/23/2014 - 07:43]

Another great video Lachhh, with ...

Another great video Lachhh, with some good advice. You are seriously making want to pick up that book that you mentioned in the last video. Best of all I loved the bonus advice here, it 's sad, but true. The way I see it, however, is once you finish your ...

Comment In: [Blog - 01/09/2014 - 08:35]

Very well done video, although ...

Very well done video, although I was disappointed at how short it was. Regardless, this is very good advice, I 've always heard program for others, not yourself , and this has never been more true then in this industry. Sadly it wasn 't until recently that I started following ...

Comment In: [Blog - 01/17/2014 - 10:51]

I would have to agree ...

I would have to agree with you, while I wouldn 't reset and throw everything away if we are only weeks from shipping, I only do it when it 's beneficial. Although I have to admit, this project has been started over way too many times it this has been ...

Comment In: [Blog - 01/15/2014 - 05:46]

Very well written with good ...

Very well written with good insight into the very basic process of hiring in the industry. The section that stuck out most to me is where you were mentioning humor in a CV, too many times I have seen people just coming into the industry completely serious with little to ...