In 2008 (as I shared in the last article (Postmoderna Journey Pt1), I went from playing in Entropia Universe to trying to launch a Partner Planet. Did I know what I was getting into? Nope, I did not but, did I let that stop me? No. I was filled with excitement and child-like optimism.
It all started with an article. My Virtual Summer Job The article which was originally published in May, 2008, peaked my interest with the opening paragraph: "While his friends scramble for jobs flipping burgers or bagging groceries this summer, 18-year-old Mike Everest will be working as a trader in the fantasy Web world of
After being sufficiently disappointed by the process of using PlayMaker, I enrolled in an online course on Game Courses with Jason Weimann. I got through the initial course in the series and am onto Game Architecture right now. I want to first state that this blog post and the others that are associated with
I spent some time learning basic movement using Playmaker and Unity. I watched an older Playmaker tutorial that illustrated how to create basic movement for a platformer, or 2.5D game. It was pretty helpful and the Playmaker system worked well for the most part. Where I was having challenges was making my animations work.