Learn Game Development!

Pluralsight has released a free game (basically a Diablo Clone) which is geared towards teaching game development. You can download and try the game yourself here. And then log in to your accounts to watch the lessons on how they made the game. It’s great to be able to see the entire game design pipeline in one place. Take advantage of it!


Daryl Obert’s Maya Monday Videos

Daryl Obert works at Autodesk and he posts a video tutorial on youtube most Mondays. I’ve always found them to be a great resource!


Helpful Modeling Tip

A student sent me this helpful animated gif which shows the proper way to model a mesh for animation. In areas that will be deformed by joints, such as the knees and elbows, it’s a good idea to split the mesh in such a way that it collapses without twisting or overlapping.