Holistic3d https://holistic3d.com Game Development Education and Curriculum Design Thu, 30 Aug 2018 23:37:54 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://holistic3d.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/cropped-3DLogo-32x32.png Holistic3d https://holistic3d.com 32 32 Flocking Animals on a Terrain https://holistic3d.com/news-tips/flocking-animals-on-a-terrain/ Tue, 07 Aug 2018 22:23:12 +0000 https://holistic3d.com/?p=8270 If you’ve been following me on YouTube or taken any of my Udemy courses you’ll know I am fascinated by the flocking algorithm. Usually I create a multitude of fish tank scenes and recently I was asked how to do this for sheep.

View Full Article]]> Working with Raycasts and Layers in Unity https://holistic3d.com/news-tips/working-with-raycasts-and-layers-in-unity/ Thu, 21 Jun 2018 04:09:34 +0000 https://holistic3d.com/?p=8196 Unity allows for the placement of gameobjects into layers that can be used to mask items in and out of visibility with respect to the lights, camera or raycasts. To examine these in action I have created a scene with a cylinder, cube and sphere....

View Full Article]]> Introduction To The Unity Job System Parts 1-4 https://holistic3d.com/news-tips/introduction-to-the-unity-job-system-parts-1-4/ Tue, 29 May 2018 04:18:53 +0000 https://holistic3d.com/?p=8134 This tutorial series will introduce you to the Unity Job system by examining how to optimise a landscape of cubes created with Perlin Noise.

View Full Article]]> How to Read and Write to a Textfile from Unity WebGL Parts 1-3 https://holistic3d.com/news-tips/how-to-read-and-write-to-a-textfile-from-unity-webgl-parts-1-3/ Tue, 03 Apr 2018 02:31:44 +0000 https://holistic3d.com/?p=7678 In this three part tutorial I will show you how to get around the issues in trying to write to a file from a Unity application when that application is built to WebGL. It will involve using PhP to work as an interface to take data from the WebGL app and write it to a file on the server. Reading data from the file and sending it back to the WebGL app will also be covered.

View Full Article]]> Procedural Terrain Generation with Unity https://holistic3d.com/udemy/unity-pgterrain/ Thu, 15 Mar 2018 01:48:32 +0000 https://holistic3d.com/?p=7521 The creation of beautiful virtual terrains isn't just the domain of the artist but also of the programmer. What if you could use your programming skills in C# to manipulate a mesh to create realistic landscapes using algorithms developed by researchers studying landscape formation and erosion? Well now you can. Through-out the course you will follow along with hands-on workshops designed to teach you the fundamental techniques used for generating realistic virtual landscapes in Unity.

View Full Article]]> Interview With Penny de Byl: Creating Convincing AI – DZone Feature Article https://holistic3d.com/news-tips/interview-with-penny-de-byl-creating-convincing-ai-dzone-feature-article/ Tue, 13 Mar 2018 22:49:02 +0000 https://holistic3d.com/?p=7504 In this article from DZone's Guide to Game Development, learn about a game developer's research in AI, the player experience, and how character AI might evolve. https://dzone.com/articles/interview-with-penny-de-byl-creating-convincing-ai

View Full Article]]> Out Now – Learn Machine Learning with Unity https://holistic3d.com/news-tips/machine-learning-with-unity-out-now/ Tue, 20 Feb 2018 23:29:28 +0000 https://holistic3d.com/?p=7383 In this course, Penny introduces the popular machine learning techniques of genetic algorithms and neural networks with Unity. Through-out the course you will follow along with hands-on workshops designed to teach you about the fundamental machine learning techniques distilling the mathematics in a way that the topic becomes accessible to the most noob of novices. Get Udemy Coupon

View Full Article]]> Creating a Unity ML-Agent from Scratch Part 2 https://holistic3d.com/video/ydm8eijpqa8/ Wed, 21 Feb 2018 03:13:35 +0000 https://holistic3d.com/?p=7424 This video is a complete project that you can follow along with to get the Unity ML-Agents system up and running. In it we will build a platform to balance a ball using the Unity given example as inspiration and setup you through all the settings and brain settings. To begin you'll need to install Tensorflow and python on your system. For instructions see: Setting Up Tensorflow For Use With Unity For full details and coupon codes on the course visit: A Beginner’s Guide To Machine Learning With Unity

View Full Article]]> Creating a Unity ML-Agent from Scratch Part 1 https://holistic3d.com/video/x2rbxmooh8w/ Wed, 21 Feb 2018 03:04:04 +0000 https://holistic3d.com/?p=7419 This video is a complete project that you can follow along with to get the Unity ML-Agents system up and running. In it we will build a platform to balance a ball using the Unity given example as inspiration and setup you through all the settings and brain settings. To begin you'll need to install Tensorflow and python on your system. For instructions see: Setting Up Tensorflow For Use With Unity For full details and coupon codes on the course visit: A Beginner’s Guide To Machine Learning With Unity

View Full Article]]> Setting up Tensorflow for Unity’s ML-Agents https://holistic3d.com/news-tips/tensorflow/ Tue, 20 Feb 2018 04:45:39 +0000 https://holistic3d.com/?p=7394 Setting up Tensorflow for use with UnityThese instructions are an extract from A Beginner's Guide to Machine Learning with Unity.Note: Unity's ML-Agents with TensorFlow plugin is an experimental system in early beta (probably alpha ... and what's before alpha??) stages.  The processes in this document are likely to change.  If you notice something different in […]

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View Full Article]]> Machine Learning Early Bird Special Closes 16th Feb https://holistic3d.com/news-tips/machine-learning-early-bird-special/ Sun, 11 Feb 2018 02:55:00 +0000 https://holistic3d.com/?p=7201 Last week for Early Bird Registrations Special $10 US Coupon
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