I did some tweaking on the powerups today and also found a great variant of the #Unity standard shader with a depth write prepass (ghost shader), where the geometry of an item does not shine through, which is exactly what I searched for. It's for download here: https://forum.unity.com/threads/steamvr-v-racer-hoverbike-vr-futuristic-racing-game-on-oculus-vive.504205/#post-3394916
Two great articles (ok, one is a conference keynote) I stumbled over, which are both a very good read on the so called "indiepocalypse" (spoiler: We're gonna be ok). https://deorbital.media/there-are-not-too-many-games-482dd77a85de
Today's lesson: Medium is bad. They've suspended our account and blocked access to all our published stories for bogus reasons and with only 12 hours notice.
Gotta give a shoutout to Jetbrains. Their licensing model is almost ridiculously fair. Even though I interrupted my subscription for a couple of weeks they still offer me a continuity discount and add my subscribed month onto a yearly perpetual license, giving me 20% off on the last 3 month of the year. Happy customer over here.
I'm having one of those "the world is going to hell and I'm sitting here making video games" moments. I hate those.
n September activists occupied the building it was to be located in for several hours.
They also put up stickers in the area with slogans such as "Goodbye Google" and "Google is not a good neighbour".
Some were against what they said were Google's "evil" practices, such as tax evasion and the unethical use of personal data.
Was loading the new GMail interface out of curiosity (not using it personally) and it took 12sec to load event, with 17MB in assets. Google, wtf?
Ubuntu MATE 18.10 bespoke images for the GPD Pocket and GPD Pocket 2 are now available 💪🐧
Oh, hey... I'm on Mastodon now.
I just published elementary OS 5 Juno is Here https://medium.com/p/elementary-os-5-juno-is-here-471dfdedc7b3