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Game Dev Digest — Issue #106 - Improve Your Editor Workflow

Issue #106 - Improve Your Editor Workflow

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Issue #106 - Improve Your Editor Workflow

Take these tips to improve your editor workflow, plus plenty more. Enjoy!

ProtoRes: Proto-Residual Architecture for Deep Modeling of Human Pose - This work focuses on the development of a learnable neural representation of human pose for advanced AI assisted animation tooling. Specifically, we tackle the problem of constructing a full static human pose based on sparse and variable user inputs (e.g. locations and/or orientations of a subset of body joints).

7 Unity Tips for a Beginner 3D Artist - Here are seven tips for Unity (plus a bonus one) that I have found very helpful when working on our VR project. Hopefully, these tips will make life a bit easier for you if you are just starting out.

Unity Editor Tools: The Place Objects Tool - In this article, we’ll develop a custom editor tool to streamline placing objects in the scene. We’ll cover several helpful editor APIs, including EditorTool, PrefabUtility, Handles and HandleUtility.
Bronson Zgeb

Five ways to speed up your workflows in the Editor - Achieve more in less time with the Shortcuts Manager, Presets, QuickSearch, and more.

Better Text Typeout in Unity - Text typeout, or the “typewriter effect,” is a popular way to spruce up text delivery in games. It’s pretty simple to add and can be done in just a few lines of code.

Steam Games Made With Unity - Ever wanted to know which games and how many of them on Steam are made with Unity and/or other game engines? Here it is.

ShadingReference - This tool generates basic shapes in your browser so you can study and reference them for art. You can adjust the angle, lighting, colors, and more. There is even a cartoon shading (cel-shading) mode!

Unity 2021.2.0 Beta 7 - Unity 2021.2.0 Beta 7 has been released.


STYLIZED FIRE in Unity VFX Graph Tutorial
STYLIZED FIRE in Unity VFX Graph Tutorial - Let's see how to create a Stylized Fire with Unity VFX Graph and Shader Graph. We will create a quick flame texture with Photoshop (Krita/Gimp) and from there we will create the flames, smoke and ambers for a typical fire camp.
Gabriel Aguiar Prod.

Create a Sprite for Rigging in Unity - In this Unity tutorial we will create a Sprite that we can animate in our upcoming tutorial on Sprite animation in Unity! 😊 I will be using Photoshop to create my sprite, but you can just use whichever drawing software you have at your exposal.
Dani Krossing

Awesome Third Person Shooter Controller! (Unity Tutorial) - How to make a Third Person Shooter Controller in Unity!
Code Monkey

Shorter Cleaner Code with Extension Methods - C# and Unity - C# extension methods help you write less code and cleaner code with fewer bugs. You can extend any class or struct even built-in types in Unity or assets from the Asset Store.
One Wheel Studio


Prototype Your Project Mega Bundle Sale
Prototype Your Project Mega Bundle Sale - This Mega Bundle sale runs through August 31, 2021, and users can save more than 95% off three curated sets of top quality assets and tools, perfect for designing the user journey of their game in a purposeful way.

The assets included in this sale are perfect for users who are looking to save time and quickly start working on their project.

$9.99 Bundle - save up to 71%
This bundle contains: Footstep System, Medieval Farm Tools, and Easy State.

$14.99 Bundle - _save up to 88% _
This bundle contains everything from the $9.99 bundle, plus Modular Sci-Fi Weapons, PBR Modular Mechs v3, BulletPro - 2D Projectile Workspace, and Gun & Explosion Sounds.

$19.99 Bundle - save up to 95%
This bundle contains everything from the $9.99 and $14.99 bundles, plus Spells Pack, Nature Package - Forest Environment, Classic RPG GUI, Easy Character Movement, Filo - The Cable Simulator, Melee Warrior Animations, Enemy Vision - Patrol and Line of Sight, Enviro Lite - Sky and Weather, Top-Down Dungeons II, and Snow VFX.
Unity Affiliate

Impossible Odds - Tactical Camera - The Impossible Odds Tactical Camera package provides a plugin camera system for smoothly navigating your environments in both a top-down tactical view as well as up-close action scenes.
juniordiscart Open Source

Animation Sequencer - A visual tool that allows you to create animated sequences of tweens and tweak them on editor time.
brunomikoski Open Source

Unity-AnimatorTransitionCopier - A simple tool to copy paste transitions in Animator editor.
qwe321qwe321qwe321 Open Source

Runtime Inspector & Hierarchy for Unity 3D - Runtime Inspector and Hierarchy solution for Unity for debugging and runtime editing purposes.
yasirkula Open Source

In-game Debug Console for Unity 3D - A uGUI based console to see debug messages and execute commands during gameplay in Unity.
yasirkula Open Source

Mathfs - Expanded Math Functionality for Unity.
FreyaHolmer Open Source

URP-SpinnerShadergraph - A simple shadergraph for making spinners for button borders or loading indicators.
aniruddhahar Open Source

The Animation Publishers Sale! - All assets from 3 Animation Publishers, Kevin Iglesias, Explosive, and we make the game, are on sale for 50% off until August 15, 2021. In addition, each Animation Publisher has one asset that will be offered for free with coupon code: ANIMATE2021 during the sale:


Chains of Fury
Chains of Fury - Welcome to high adrenaline, fast-paced retro looter-shooter where you have only one goal. Spread bloody mayhem among the alien scumbags. Stuck looking for an exit? Blow a wall and then shoot suckers behind it. Are you ready to put Duke himself to shame?

[You can wishlist the game on Steam and follow development on Twitter]
Cobble Games

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