Tag: Fun

A-Frame: VR in the Browser

A-Frame is a web framework for making VR games and environments in the browser. The last language you would expect to code VR in would be HTML, but A-Frame challenges your feeble expectations and has you code a game slap in the middle of an HTML file. A-Frame, being a web framework, loves hand-holding and…
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How to ‘Hack’ a Nintendo 3DS

Many of us have some old consoles and hardware lying around that we don’t know what to do with. Well, if you have an old Nintendo 3DS, you can install some custom firmware onto it that lets you do some cool new things with it. From homebrew games to custom themes and unlocking region-locked games,…
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Ever Run Out of Ideas?

Do you need inspirations for off the wall ideas? Perhaps you’re trying to innovate, captivate the market through a new trend or you’re a marketing student trying to find new ideas. Different than standard educational posts, I figured this time I would go with a TV show. Here is a show full of ideas –…
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An Intro to LoomieLive

LoomieLive is a software for virtual meeting avatars that’s currently in its beta release. LoomieLive reads your facial expressions through your webcam and mirrors them onto a virtual avatar. LoomieLive’s purpose is to let people use video even if they don’t wish to turn on their camera in virtual meetings. So now you can even…
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How to Make Pixel Art

You know pixel art from retro games like Donkey Kong and Super Mario, but even now many indie games feature pixel art. Some of my favourite pixel art games are Celeste with its super smooth animations and Hyper Light Drifter with its cyberpunk colour palette and detailed environments. To get started making pixel art, I’ve…
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The Zoom Panic Button

The number of stories going around of embarrassing video chat moments has gone up dramatically. If you have one of these stories you’ve likely since figured out how to quickly and efficiently shut off your computers feed. On a related note, now is the time to get into Arduino. Here is a wonderfully documented beginner…
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