Misc.

Miscellaneous articles related to game animation.

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...

A Brief History of Video Game Title Design

"A brief history of video game title design, created to accommodate our “Talking Titles: How The Language of Cinema Changed Video Games” presentation by Editor ...

Iron Man 3

The other month we were very fortunate to have Iron Man 3 animation supervisor Aaron Gilman in the Ubisoft Montreal studio to take us through some of the trials...

The History Of The Cover System

"Many people say that Gears of War is the first game to use a cover system. That is untrue. There were many games that used a cover sytem before GOW. Even after...

Kandinsky As Synesthete

Ever since my college days I've been interested in finding a standardised correlation between audio and visuals - easily the two strongest channels available to...