History

Historical game animation-related posts

Prince Of Persia Rotoscopy

I found some great rotoscoped frames from the development of the original Prince of Persia, showing creator Jordan Mechner putting younger brother David through...

Collection Of 150-Year-Old Animated GIFs

"In the 19th century, artists relied on optical tools, things like zoetropes, phenakistoscopes, thaumatropes and other gadgets with very strange names, to bring...

The Making Of Primal Rage

I can't imagine how they balanced this game after all this animation was done. Here's a fascinating look behind the stop-motion of 1994's Primal Rage arcade gam...

Key Frame Animation

It wasn't always this easy. If you can stand the poor-man's Boards of Canada music, this archive Canadian footage might just make you appreciate Max, Maya and M...