Archive for the Tag: ‘Zbrush’

Outside of Capstone

A little while back I wrote a post about some of the assignments everyone was completing outside of the Capstone games we were making. Since we are getting closer to the end of the second semester, I thought I’d update everyone on some of the other work we are all completing outside of our Capstone […]

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Nexus: Status Update Week 4

This week was less about reworking our first level and was more about new additions. This week we started working on our second and final Vertical Slice level. We are calling this level, for lack of a better name, the Aztec/Nexus area. This area is where the player will obtain the Nexus and acquire the […]

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Nexus: Status Update Week 3

A lot has happened with Nexus these past two weeks. With this post I will be covering just the events of Week 3. However, I have also written a post for Week 4 which you can find here http://www.andrewbertino.com/nexus-status-week4. In Week 3 we found our “soul.” I ended Week 2’s post discussing how we felt […]

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Taking a Step Back from Capstone

Capstone undoubtedly pre-occupies most everyone’s time in the second semester. It is to the point where it is typically all you will hear about when any FIEAn talks about the second and third semesters. While of course Capstone is the foundation of the FIEA experience, there still is a lot of work that goes on […]

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Nexus: Status Update Week 2

After our first status update last week on January 18th, the team convened and assessed where we were, how we were doing, and we outlined the goals for not only the next week, but the next month, up to Vertical Slice. We laid out what it was we wanted to have accomplished by the cut […]

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Reflections of a Semester

Wow. Roughly four months have come and gone and semester one is complete. It’s hard to imagine how far we’ve all come. It feels like yesterday that we just started. We’ve been through 5 rounds of RPP, pitched game ideas, and completed dozens of assignments. We’ve also worked crazy hours (last week I think the […]

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Life at FIEA: The Nitty Gritty Details

Looking back at all of the posts I have written so far, I realized that I have mostly touched on just RPP. While certainly RPP does dominate the first semester, I have been neglecting a lot of the other things that take place at FIEA that are just as equally important. First off, we are […]

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