sâmbătă, 17 iunie 2017

The Game Jolt platform for games.

Discover the largest community for indie games and the people who make and play them.
The Game Jolt (GJ) is a hosting service for freeware and commercial video games - most Indie games.
Started in 2002 the goal of Game Jolt has always been to grow indie gaming.
You need to sign in into gamejolt.com.
Then gain experience and level up to achieve trophies and get onto scoreboards!
If you are you a developer then you can add your free or commercial game to the site.

joi, 15 iunie 2017

The new Krita 4.0.0 pre-alpha.

The Krita team comes with unique ways for pre-alpha versions.
The new Krita 4.0.0 is under development , but you can test it.
You can test the krita-4.0.0-prealpha.1-x64 version from official website and read the full article of this pre-alpha version.
This is the only demo video found on the web with version 4.0.0 created by eugening .


sâmbătă, 10 iunie 2017

Principle - the design tool for iOS.

This application is a Macintosh-based UX prototyping tool designed to design animated and interactive user interfaces.
You can choose a device preset or enter a custom Art board size to design for your favorite platform and then with few moves make your interactions and animations design.
You can find many video tutorials on youtube.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Let's see one example from Principle Repo youtube channel:

marți, 6 iunie 2017

Causality - another game for all operating systems.

Causality is a puzzle game about manipulating time, changing the sequence of events and altering the outcome of each level.
You need to help a group of stranded astronauts find a route to safety.
It is logical and not very hard. Can be found  here for Windows, Mac OS X SteamOS and Linux (Ubuntu 12.04+, SteamOS).
With a simple and beautiful graphics it can be played on smaller screen phones.
If you want the Android version then try this link.

duminică, 4 iunie 2017

3D LUT tool for color correction and to create artistic effects.

This tool named 3D LUT Creator let you to make color correction and to create artistic effects.
They told us:

... is the latest program with unique tools for professional color grading of digital images and video and creating 3DLUT-files that can be imported into many programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, DaVinci Resolve, FinalCut Pro.

See the official website for this tool.

The next video is about: What is the LUT?
See also, the Oleg Sharonov youtube channel - the developer of 3D LUT.

vineri, 26 mai 2017

Use fast Equation Editor online.

If you need a fast equation editor for your formula then use this link.
You can set colors and use most of math functions using LaTeX style.
The result can be downloaded like gif image.

miercuri, 24 mai 2017

Testing Mapbox with Unity using unitypackage .

This unitypackage let you to use some maps features like:
Maps and location data optimized for Unity. Written from the ground up in C#, the Mapbox Unity SDK unlocks global data to generate custom 3D worlds, power location lookup, and incorporate traffic-based directions in your next Unity project.
You can download this unitypackage from mapbox.com.
Let's test with Unity ( version 5.6.0f3 Personal ) .
First you need to download it and then you need to import it into your project.
Import package in Unity from the Unity editor menu: Assets - Import package - Custom Package or use double-click on downloaded mapbox-unity-sdk_v0.5.1-beta.unitypackage.
Take an API token is required to access Mapbox services.
Use your token from here into Unity project.
Use click Mapbox - Configure Access from the Unity Editor menu and then paste your token into the Token field. Assuming your token is valid.
This SDK is pretty and complex, but you can find examples with the installation of this packet and so try and modify it until you get used to it.
Here's a screenshot of a few minutes of testing and testing with this SDK.

sâmbătă, 13 mai 2017

The Shdr online tool for GLSL (ESSL) .

The Shdr is an online GLSL (ESSL) shader editor, viewer and validator.
This tool is written in CoffeeScript and WebGL.
The GLSL editor supports many advanced features like syntax highlighting, history, line count and highlighting, error display and bracket matching to name a few.
You can test this tool at shdr online tool.
Using the top menu you can use local storage, raw code download and sharing, switching between vertex and fragment shader editing, insertion of snippets, change the 3D objects.

luni, 8 mai 2017

Your PC’s performance with Razer Cortex.

If you have a Razor device then you can test this soft and get US $10 off to enjoy at RazerStore website.
Razer Cortex brings enhanced gaming performance, recording and streaming gameplay, and the ability to find the best gaming deals to a single screen with all your games just a click away.
This soft improves your PC’s performance by managing and killing processes and apps you don’t need while gaming.
Use this link to download.

joi, 20 aprilie 2017

Naev - Sea of Darkness the game.

This game is running with Windows, Mac OS X, Linux 32-bit, Linux 64-bit.
Naev is a 2D space trading and combat game, taking inspiration from the Escape Velocity series, among others. You pilot a space ship from a top-down perspective, and are more or less free to do what you want. As the genre name implies, you're able to trade and engage in combat at will. Beyond that, there's an ever-growing number of storyline missions, equipment, and ships; Even the galaxy itself grows larger with each release. For the literarily-inclined, there are large amounts of lore accompanying everything from planets to equipment. 
Downloads for many operating systems can be found at the downloads page

vineri, 14 aprilie 2017

The 3D tool for home designer.

The RoomSketcher Home Designer is a powerful and incredibly easy to use floor plan and home design tool.
You can create your floor plan and draw your walls.
Then add windows and doors, furnish and decorate.
Also you can visualize in 3D and take snapshots of your work.
Visualize in 3D using snapshots, What you can get from this website:
  • Create your plan
  • Live 3D
  • Awesome presentations

marți, 28 martie 2017

Valkyrie - one year.

Valkyrie marks its first birthday today.
Let's see this video about the voice of this game Katee Sackhoff 


EVE: Valkyrie is a multiplayer dogfighting shooter game set in the EVE Online universe[3] that is designed to use virtual reality headset technology. Originally launched for Microsoft Windows for use with the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset,[4][5] CCP Games has announced they plan to enable cross-platform play between the three major VR systems: the Oculus Rift, the HTC Vive, and the PlayStation VR.[6] - source: wikipedia.org

In Norse mythology, a valkyrie (from Old Norse valkyrja "chooser of the slain") is one of a host of female figures who choose those who may die in battle and those who may live. Selecting among half of those who die in battle (the other half go to the goddess Freyja's afterlife field Fólkvangr), the valkyries bring their chosen to the afterlife hall of the slain, Valhalla, ruled over by the god Odin. - source: wikipedia.org

duminică, 26 martie 2017

The wonderful Goo Create game engine.

The Goo Create game engine lets you make HTML5/WebGL games and VR experiences quickly and easily.
This game engine is very simple to use and come with online tools and output is wonderful.

The Goo Create Pricing :

Free $0 Forever
Hobby $9 Per User/Month
Pro $49 Per User/Month
Enterprise Custom:
  • Unlimited licensed users
  • One invoice for everything
  • Hands-on help with projects
  • Analytics 
  • and much more...
You can try mane example and demo, this is one example:

marți, 21 februarie 2017

Bucharest - virtual museum of "Grigore Antipa".

Yes. I live in Bucharest city and many other cities of Romania: Falticeni, Brasov, Ploiesti, Constanta.
I also visited: Suceava, Buzau, Cluj, Iasi, Turda, Busteni, Predeal, Rasnov, citys from Romanian seaside ...
I like to see places of recreation, culture and civilization in which mankind people better even in the past of time.
The topic for today is the museum Grigore Antipa who pulled a great virtual website.

miercuri, 25 ianuarie 2017

News: Inkscape version 0.92 .


About inscape software the development team told us:

What is Inkscape?

Inkscape is professional quality vector graphics software which runs on Windows, Mac OS X and GNU/Linux. It is used by design professionals and hobbyists worldwide, for creating a wide variety of graphics such as illustrations, icons, logos, diagrams, maps and web graphics. Inkscape uses the W3C open standard SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) as its native format, and is free and open-source software.
Inkscape has sophisticated drawing tools with capabilities comparable to Adobe Illustrator, CorelDRAW and Xara Xtreme. It can import and export various file formats, including SVG, AI, EPS, PDF, PS and PNG. It has a comprehensive feature set, a simple interface, multi-lingual support and is designed to be extensible; users can customize Inkscape's functionality with add-ons.
The Inkscape project has a growing international user community, and many learning materials exist to help get you started with your creations. Help and support is provided by the community, and there are lots of ways for you to get involved if you want to help improve the Inkscape project.
Inkscape is a member of the Software Freedom Conservancy, a US 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions to Inkscape are tax deductible in the United States.

This new released was released at  2017-01-01 with this new features:
  • Mesh Gradients are now supported.
  • Many SVG2 and CSS3 properties are now supported (e.g. paint-order, mix-blend-mode). Not all are available from the GUI.
  • The new Object dialog allows to select, label, hide and lock any object in the drawing from a dialog that lists them all
  • Selection sets make it possible to 'group' objects together regardless of document structure
  • Guides can now be locked to avoid accidental movement
  • Several new path effects have been added, among them Envelope/Perspective, Lattice Deformation, Mirror and Rotate Copies
  • There are several new extensions (e.g. a seamless pattern extension) and a new filter (colorblindness simulation) included in the release, many old extensions have been updated or got new features
  • Spray tool and measure tool received a set of nifty new features
  • Interactive smoothing for lines created with the Pencil tool
  • BSplines (and more) are available for the Pen tool
  • Checkerboard background can be used to more easily see object transparencies

vineri, 20 ianuarie 2017

News: Clara.io 3D and High Fidelity.


The High Fidelity is a free social VR platform open to Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and desktop users.
You can access Clara.io's model library in High Fidelity, you must first download the free program from their website. 
You can use  the Clara.io 3D model library with the High Fidelity Marketplace.

miercuri, 18 ianuarie 2017

Linux Graphics Debugger - version 2.0.

This article come with this new release about the new tool from NVIDIA named Linux Graphics Debugger. The development team told us:

Linux Graphics Debugger is a 3D graphics development tool that allows developers to debug and profile OpenGL 4.x on Linux. It enables professional graphics developers to get the most out of their NVIDIA GeForce and Quadro GPUs on a variety of Linux distributions. This tool supports desktop class GPUs and inherits from the many man-years of investment in OpenGL development tools from the Tegra Graphics Debugger and NVIDIA® Nsight™ Visual Studio Edition.

System Requirements

Minimum supported Operating Systems for Linux Graphics Debugger:
  • Ubuntu v12.04, v14.04, v16.04
  • Redhat v6.5
  • Centos v6.6
Supported Graphics APIs:
  • OpenGL v4.2 - v4.5 core with over 100 extensions
Display Driver:
  • Version 2.0 requires Linux driver version 370.23 or newer

luni, 16 ianuarie 2017

The online 3D tool - Clara

This website come with a great online tool for development and 3D artists.
The website told us about the features and tools for you:
Powerful Modeling Tools
Sub-object editing. A ton of mesh tools.
Subdivision surfaces.
Modifiers/operators.
UV editing. Optimized performance.
VRay Cloud Rendering.
Huge photorealistic material library.
Easy advanced materials.
Flexible lighting setups.
Blazing speed.
Import/Export Anything
Over 30 common 3D files formats supported. FBX, Collada, STL, OBJ, Three.JS, Babylons.JS, STEP, IGES, 3DS, Blender and more.
Multi-Platform
Chrome. Firefox. IE11. Edge. Windows. Apple OSX. Linux. Android. iOS.
Modern Interface
Familiar UI.
Responsive workflows. Undo/redo. Drag/drop. Context menus everywhere.
Scripting, Plugins + REST API
Customize. Extend. Mashup. White Label. And even create your own Custom 3D Viewers.
Easy Sharing + Embedding
User galleries. Lots of free 3D models. WebGL/Three.JS and VRay Cloud render embedding. Interactivity via jQuery.
Collaboration + Versioning
Simultaneous multi-user editing. Always on versioning. Per-user permissions. Review tools.
For me: I liked the exporter to JSON file.

News: Fast compression for 3D graphics - Draco.

Draco is a library for compressing and decompressing 3D geometric meshes and point clouds.
With this faster using Draco’s JavaScript decoder it is intended to improve the storage and transmission of 3D graphics.
You can found the source code at github. See how fast is it:

duminică, 1 ianuarie 2017

News: Godot's new renderer and JAM Game.

If you remember Godot - game engine, then we have new and exciting news on the official blog.
The open-source game engine Godot has been working to improve its 3D renderer.
The new todo for January 2017 come with this tasks:
  • Implement Particle Shaders, with support for: Sorting, Collision and Soft Particles.
  • Improve Culling: Portals (rewrite as polygon-based) and Rooms.
  • Add Clustered lighting (before this all is forward).
  • Add Layered/Stencil rendering
  • Implement Decals.
 As you can see any changes are great into area of game engines and game programming.
The last released of Godot Engine 2.1.1-stable (2016/11/17) is also available on Steam and come from:
Linux 64-bit and 32-bit , Linux Server 64-bit , OS X (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows 64-bit and 32-bit. The Godot development is open and has many demos projects and tools to make a good game.

NOTE: The Godot Engine team are organizing a new Godot Community Game Jam that will run from 16 December 2016 to 31 January 2017.