History

Historical game animation-related posts

Earthworm Jim: Animation Line Drawings

The 1994 seminal classic Earthworm Jim stood out from its contemporaries with its focus on hand-drawn animation scanned in from traditional paper linework - a ...

Sonic The Hedgehog: Animation Sketches

Former Naughty Dog, (Jak & Daxter series and Uncharted: Drake's Fortune), designer Hirokazu Yasuhara (@Yasuharah), along with character designer/animator Na...

1994 Acclaim Mocap Promo

This video that screams of the 90's is an amazing look back at the early stages of video game mocap, via director Remington Scott, in purportedly the first moca...

Classic Sega And SNK Pixel Art Tools

Videogame archivist @VGDensetsu has two great tumblrs featuring pixel art tools from Sega and SNK. It's fantastic to see the connection between paper-drawn pixe...

Earthworm Jim 2: Behind The Scenes

This classic behind-the-scenes from 90s UK video game show Bad Influence has a section highlighting the traditional animation linework that went into creating t...

DOOM Sprite Model Scans

For its 21st anniversary, DOOM designer John Romero shared a collection of previously unseen imagery of the stop-motion-like models created to scan as part of ...