The Captain's Log

Tales of achievement, bewilderment, and a surly relationship with a computer.
Journey: Building a Game
The little moments
I know this gif is a really lame example of a game, but after 10 years of working in web development it feels pretty cool to be able to control this little gumby man. Gotta start somewhere.
Restoring a lost scene in Unity
FYI - This mostly applies to folks using Macs. Well shit. Losing progress on a project is bound to happen to you at some point in your career. Whether the application hangs and you have to restart or the power goes out, you're bound to experience...
Dealing with Unity versions
I recently got a MacBook Air to serve as a mobile-friendly companion to my iMac and it got me thinking about how to deal with Unity installs. I had primarily been working on a single machine without any team members to worry about. Therefore my on...
Gitignore update in Github for Unity plugin
This is a quick update on this previous post. I took the advice of the folks over at @thoughtbot to get a good default .gitignore file established when setting up Github for Unity. It appears that is now an unneeded step as of 1.0.3. I recently ...
Unity and Git
Well, it's been a fun couple days. I'm basically splashing around the pool trying to figure out how to swim. One of the first things I felt like I needed to do was get Git up and running so that as I work through practice projects I have the repos...
Let's build a game
It's time to scratch the itch. Building a game has always been a romantic daydream, but never in the cards. I've been building websites since college and keeping up with the ever-changing web ecosystem has consumed all the time I allocated to lea...