Category Archives: Videos

Videos of things amusing, informative or otherwise

HerdyLand – gameplay first look

Here’s a sneaky peeky at some early gameplay of my forthcoming mobile game, HerdyLand (previously known as Herd’em):


 

Unity – Animation Blend Trees

How to create infinitely varied animation with your Unity characters.

A very powerful feature in the Unity Editor is the Blend Tree. This is an extension to an Animation Controller, which allows you to ‘blend’ the joint movements of multiple animations and control the ratio of blending with one or more parameters.


 

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Unity – automatically choosing key or accelerometer input

I knocked up a quick demo to show how you might create a Unity game, which uses either keyboard input, or the accelerometer of a mobile device, without having to change any code, include any third party libraries, or use conditional compilation. Continue reading Unity – automatically choosing key or accelerometer input

David Beckham Academy Games

Awarded: FWA winner, Adobe Site of the Day winner and IAB Creative Showcase runner-up.

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YouView – Smart TV UI

YouView is a Smart TV service in the UK, a spin-off of a BBC RnD project which runs on Set Top Boxes and certain Smart TVs. I worked on the core UI for years and thought I’d share some insights into best practices when building applications for such resource constrained devices.

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Game packaged with AIR running on 3 different mobile devices

I just tried packaging a game, written in AS3, for my iPad, PlayBook and BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha device – works pretty well!

Lurpak Breakfast – Behind the screens

Winning two DMA awards back in 2009, I thought I’d give a quick insight into how the animation effects in this piece were achieved. Continue reading Lurpak Breakfast – Behind the screens

A History of the World

Explore 2 million years of human history in a completely new way.

I just finished a new project, called A History of the World in 100 Objects. It’s a joint venture between BBC Radio 4 and the British Museum, to chart human history in a new way. Continue reading A History of the World