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How to Make Video Games 29

In this part of my How to Make Video Games series I will continue making a Zelda clone. I’ll create animations for the villains and animate them. I’ll also cover a new way to animate Link’s sword from inside of code. We’ll use coroutines to make...

Clojure Tutorial

Clojure is a functional programming language based on Lisp that runs on the JVM. In this one video we’ll cover the core language in one video. Basically I condensed a 300 page book into one 1 hour video. I covered how to install Emacs here and how to set up...

Emacs Tutorial

In my Emacs video tutorial I’ll cover installation on Windows and MacOS. Then we’ll cover what you’d learn in a standard 300 page book. We’ll cover how to move around, editing, repeating commands, regions, searching, buffers, frames, shells,...

How to Make Video Games 28

As we continue making Zelda, I’ll show you how to make the camera follow Link. We’ll create a script that animates Link smoothly. I’ll show you how to handle collisions between game assets and I’ll demonstrate the usefulness of tags. We’ll...

R Programming Tutorial

In this one tutorial I will cover the basic syntax of the R programming language as well as provide numerous examples on plotting and statistical analysis. R is widely considered to be the best language for statistical analysis and data mining. R makes it extremely...

How to Make Video Games 27

In this part of my Video Games Tutorial we will continue to design our Zelda clone, but this video is also a stand alone tutorial. We’ll be taking a look at how the Tiled Map Editor can make it easy to design levels. We’ll then bring those levels into Unity...

How to Make Video Games 26

In this part of my How to Make Video Games Tutorial we’ll cover how to animated Link, moving Link, creating a game board array and numerous other things. Here is a link to the Sprite Sheet I’m using. I decided to show 2 ways to create Link and the game...

How to Make Video Games 25

In this part of my Video Game Tutorial I’m going to setup all of my Zelda clones assets and create the entire board. These techniques can be utilized to make games in multiple frameworks. I a future video I’ll also show you how to do this in a Unity centric...

Crochet Stuffed Animals

First I covered How to Crochet and then How to Crochet Hats. In this video tutorial I’ll cover How to Crochet Stuffed Animals. The techniques documented here can be used to make numerous different stuffed animals. I also cover how to use safety pins to save your...

How to Make Video Games 24

This is the first part of my video series in which I will make a Legend of Zelda clone. I get asked all the time to cover how to make pixel art, so I’ll cover that first. I’ll show exactly how I drew Link and then I’ll draw a ground sprite as well....

Learn to Crochet a Hat

I loved making my Learn to Crochet video and a bunch of people liked it, so I decided to make another. Previously you learned the most important stitches and how to make scarves, towels, pot holders etc. This time I’ll show you how to make round crochet patterns,...

Legend of Zelda Sprite Sheets

I’m working on my next video game tutorial which will be a Legend of Zelda Clone. I want to make it as good as possible and that is why I have hand drawn very detailed Zelda sprite sheets. They are all finished now and can be found below. They are all transparent...

Unravel Gameplay

Tonight I live streamed the puzzle platformer Unravel and it is one amazing game! The game mechanics are fantastic! The puzzles are challenging, but not sadistic. It is beautiful and I think the story will be as well. Like always I played the game while you guys...

Learn to Crochet

I want to start up Maker Monday again and I thought it would be fun to teach everybody how to crochet. I’ll cover how to hold your yarn and hook, as well as Slip Knots, Chain, Single, 1/2 Double, Double and Triple Crochet Stitches. It is very important when...

How to Make Video Games 23

In this video we finish Ms. Pac-Man and learn how to do even more! We’ll create and set up all 4 Ghosts, position Ghosts in the center cell, return Ghosts after eaten, move Ghosts randomly, chase Ms. Pac-Man, have Ghosts eat Ms. Pac-Man, update scores and a whole...

How to Make Video Games 22

In this part of my tutorial on making Ms. Pac-Man we learn all sorts of useful techniques. We’ll learn how to use arrays to keep Ms. Pac-Man in the maze, modeling a game board in an array, turning ghosts blue, animating ghosts, accessing game object scripts in...

How to Make Video Games 21

In this part of my Video Games Tutorial I show how to make the hardest part in Pac-Man, which is the Ghost AI Algorithm. We’ll Create the Ghost AI so Ghosts Circle Around the Maze on their own, They’ll React to Collisions with Pivot Points and They’ll...

How to Make Video Games 20

In this tutorial we continue making Ms. Pac-Man. This time we will Find out How to use Multiple Audio Sources, Set up Sound Effects, Allow Ms. Pac-Man to Eat Dots, Set up the Interface, Update Scores when She Eats Dot and a whole lot more. All of the images used are...

How to Make Video Games 19

In this video I finish setting up the system that will allow Ms. Pac-Man to perfectly travel through the maze. We’ll cover how to calculate if Ms. Pac-Man can Move in Certain Dirctions, Working with GameObjects in an Array, Keeping Ms. Pac-Man from Getting Stuck,...

How to Make Video Games 18

In the next 2 videos I’ll cover how to lock Ms. Pac-Man perfectly inside of the maze as she moves around. We will do this not through colliders, but instead by using pivot points, which will make the movement very clean and also resource light. We’ll cover...
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How I Make YouTube Videos The most common question that I get is How I Make YouTube Videos. I have held off on making this video because I’m definitely not an expert at making videos. I didn’t want anyone to think I thought I was either. However, the past few videos have been about answering common questions so I decided...
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Shrimp Gumbo I haven’t made a recipe video in a while, so today I thought I’d present the recipe my wife and children love the best Shrimp Gumbo. The feature is definitely the shrimp, but the sweet and yet hot sauce is pretty amazing on its own. I cam up with this after my family watched The Princess and the...
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Tutorial Vote I’ve decided that my next tutorial series will be really big and will answer many of the questions I receive. The only problem is that most people either want to see an Android / Games Tutorial, or a J2EE / Application Development Framework Tutorial? I can’t do both because they will each take at...
recent from Web Design Clojure Tutorial
Clojure Tutorial Clojure is a functional programming language based on Lisp that runs on the JVM. In this one video we’ll cover the core language in one video. Basically I condensed a 300 page book into one 1 hour video. I covered how to install Emacs here and how to set up Clojure here. Down below you can find both a...
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