The problem I had to solve was to tweak camera dragging and movement parameters which needed immediate feedback in the game so tweaking could be possible.
Coding in the ’80s and ’90 – Part 3
In this episode he talks about his first AAA game, where he wrote the 3D engine of the game from scratch, without much help.
Link on the UI using TextMesh Pro in Unity
I had a simple-looking task: show text on the UI with a link to open a web page in Unity. It doesn’t sound complicated, and I thought it would be an easy assignment as a task like this is very common in HTML or anywhere else.
Unity Addressables CRC error Fix
Out of the blue, when starting Flatstone Grove on Android, the Addressables system started throwing CRC errors. We knew we had something to fix.
Sponge Hammer Annual Game Jam 2021
On this Monday & Tuesday, we held our annual Sponge Hammer game jam.
The setup and the rules were very similar to last year’s one, but at this time, we had more people in each group. Csaba announced the teams on Sunday (the day before the event started), but we had to wait until Monday morning to discover the theme of the jam.
Addressables and locale-specific data
I decided to record my learnings about the Addressables system in Unity. In this post, I’ll talk about packing and downloading locale-specific data. It took me a while to figure this out so someone else may benefit from it.
Introducing Jani, our Senior Unity Programmer
Janos has been programming for more than 20 years now, from DOS PC games to 3D engines. He has a weak spot for hardware and music and he joined Sponge Hammer in 2018.
Sponge Hammer Game Jam
At the end of October, we organised a company-wide game jam. It was two days of very intense racing to get the ideas implemented and have a more or less working game to show.
Unity – First Steps
I’ve decided to write about my journey from the first steps of downloading the game engine – to the point I was actually able to replicate a game concept.
Invalid Unity license problem
Sometimes you want to get things done and you end up troubleshooting the tools you wanted to use. This was one of those days. Unity told me my license was invalid. In the end it was my fault. This is what happened.