Years of Experience VS Hours of Experience

“How many years of experience do you have?” – asked the recruiter.“~30 000 hours” – I said after a slight pause“That’s nice, but how many years?” – She said ‘annoyed’“10 years” – I said ‘slightly more annoyed’“We are looking for someone with 12 years experience” – She responded, without hesitation“But….” I TRIED to say….“You unfortunately don’t have the number of years […]

How to work from home productively

With all this chaos and panic happening around us, many companies are asking their employees to work from home. With the right tools, mindset and focus, you will be more productive than you have ever been at work! Small and big corporate companies have always been a bit sceptical about their workers working from home […]

End of Life Adobe Flash

Microsoft officially published on their website that Adobe Flash will no longer be supported as from 31 December 2020. This is the moment you run around and start screaming hysterically if you haven’t started preparing! Or is it? So whats the low down? Microsoft officially published on their website that Adobe Flash will not be […]

Getting started with Unity Scene Transitioning Part 1

Even the simplest unity project can be intimidating to a beginner. Let’s take a look at transitioning between 2 scenes in this article. The outputs I wanted and my goals were to have more than one scene, and via an input action zoom and change to the other scenes. After accessing the second scene, there […]

Staying up to date with Technology

With the rapid changing market and the vast amounts of sources available to learn from, staying up to date with technology seems to be an impossible task these days. As a full stack developer, I use a few different sources to keep my skills relevant and I follow a LEEEN Learning method: E – EducateE […]

Be more productive with RescueTime

What did I do today?… was a question I used to ask myself a lot at night, planning my next day. As a freelance developer, I’m always looking for new ways to gain more time, especially productive time, so I can have more time with my family I discovered a neat little tool back in […]

Getting Started with AI Part 1

Implementing AI into your game using Unity can be a daunting thought, but should it be? Lets take a look at what tools unity comes with to get this job done like a pro! The amount of code and knowledge that a developer needs to get AI working is for experts only, and there is […]

Getting Started with Physics in Unity

I was keen to learn abit more about the physics components this week in Unity, and decided to create a Rube Goldberg Machine. From thinking it would be a quick project, it took me longer than i thought! My weakest subject at school was Physics and the cause of many nightmares as exams came close. […]

Getting Started with VR in Unity

A few weeks ago I was asked to assist a university student with a Virtual Reality project in Unity 3D. As this would have been my first interaction with making a VR game, I thought this would be a good learning experience for me too. Although there are so many excellent tutorials on the web, […]

Game Studio Development Blog

XGameDev Game development blog

Welcome to XGameDev‘s blog. We thought we would start a blog to share our knowledge and skills we have gained over the years in the game development industry while we are building a game studio. We will be posting game development, graphics, publishing, marketing, and just general tips and tricks. A brief history and overview of […]