Principles of Mobile Site Design

Great resource and inside on successful mobile design by Google & AnswerLab

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Using Maya Expressions to Create Auto-Swim Fish Rig

Here are some useful Maya Tutorials to learn how to create an auto-swim rig for a fishing using Maya Expressions

Maya/Rigging: Creating an auto-swim fish rig using expressions, Part 1 from zeth willie on Vimeo

Maya/Rigging: Creating an auto-swim fish rig using expressions, Part 2 from zeth willie on Vimeo.

Game User Research

If you ever thought wondered about how to conduct a play-test group for your game, Here is a helpful slide show that tells you in the best and simplest form.

An Introduction to Games User Research Methods from Ben Lewis-Evans
Other resources in more detail:

1) Best Practices: Five Tips for Better Playtesting
2) Finding Out What They Think: A Rough Primer To User Research, Part 1
3) Finding Out What They Think: A Rough Primer To User Research, Part 2

Conference Paper/Final Project

Download Conference Paper here

View Video Presentation here

Download final project files here

Game/Animation Style References

Here is where a list of my game& animations references will go

Videogame: ModNation Racers (animation style i’m going for as far as modeling and facial animations are concerned)

Animation Series: Pocoyo – an CG animated series TV show for preschool children (animation style is interesting)

Video Tutorial – How to rig textures in Maya

Link to Video

more resources here:

http://lesterbanks.com/2012/03/using-animated-textures-in-a-character-rig-in-maya/

http://simplymaya.com/forum/showthread.php?t=29563

http://forums.creativecow.net/thread/61/858463