A Ghost Game

Just in time for Halloween, and my RPGMaker game is… not even close to being complete. Sadly, I got really sick a couple of weeks ago and am just now starting to feel better. I did get a good amount of work done though! I created several monster sprites and my main character(The little ghost pictured above). In addition to …

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RPG Maker Game Jam

I just found out that there is a game jam for RPGMaker! It’s at https://itch.io/jam/igmc2017 I’ve messed around with the old RPG maker in the past but haven’t tried out the newer one. I’m really excited to try to complete this! I have an idea already that I’m trying to work out. RPGMaker games are kind of easy to spot …

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Revisiting Augmented Reality

So with the recent release of iOS11, augmented reality is becoming really going to start to move into public awareness more and more. And that is awesome! All the apps are already starting to flood into the app store. There are just so many ways that you can use Augmented Reality in the real world, it’s really cool! It’ll probably …

Goodbye Little Dog

You never think the day will come when you’ve got to say goodbye to your best friend. For almost 15 years Buddy was at my side, always close and never far behind no matter where I went. As he began to take his final breaths clouds formed overhead and rain poured down in the middle of a hot day. I …

Website Upgrade

Hi and welcome back to eddiebarkman.com If you happened to view this website on some date before this post(September 2017) then it looked very different. What I decided to do was recreate my custom coded website in WordPress. It is a lot more streamlined, a lot more alive and hopefully a lot more functional. I think I’ve squashed all the …

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Robot Lounge

So, of course, I decided to build a robot for one of my first major projects in 3D. Robots are awesome. I am definitely learning a lot…Such as 10 seconds of rendering in 3D takes about 15 hours in real life. That doesn’t even include all the post-production. I’m pretty happy with the final result though.

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Learning Cinema4D

I watched about 10 hours of tutorials for Cinema4D on Lynda.com and Youtube, I still don’t think I know what I’m doing. It is fun though! I’ve been messing around with a bunch of random ideas and tutorials. I’ve never really worked in 3D before but this is awesome! How cool do these circles look?!

Ghibli Museum Robot

Trip to Tokyo, Japan!

Where have I been the past week? Actually, it’s been a lot longer since I’ve written here. However, the answer is in Tokyo, Japan! Me and my super awesome girlfriend decided now that we are done with school let’s go on a super amazing trip to celebrate. We were pretty nervous at first, it was our first time out of …

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Virtual Reality and the Future of the Internet

My senior portfolio show went super well! I talked to a bunch of professionals that came to see us. My main attraction at my booth was what I called the future of internet, Virtual Reality! A few months back I came across this brand new Javascript library called A-frame. It allows you to create virtual reality experiences using just HTML. …