Jeff Berry
I'm a 3d artist that finds most aspects of game production enthralling and dabble in a bit of everything. I'm also a sucker for game mods and have been a part of various communities over the years tweaking the nuts and bolts of games in the hopes of making fun and innovative gaming experiences. I'm currently busy throwing together a new take on tower defense. You can check out my portfolio here:
  • Game Development
    Designing 3D Environments: Lights, Camera, Polygons? Action!Environment 3d 400
    The jump from 2D to 3D isn't just big—it's trans-dimensional! 3D can be daunting, but let's try to ease the painful transition with a solid game plan for getting your game ideas into a 3D space. We're not covering the specifics of creating 3D objects here, but we will be discussing tips for putting these into a game scene and getting the most out of them visually and in play.Read More…
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    Cubes vs Space Marines: Making a Great Game in Your BasementGraphical scope minecraft hires
    A game can require significant time and commitment before it even begins to show its core design was ill conceived - doubly so if you're new to this game creation ordeal. In order to find the right path early, you may need to change the notion of what "success" means to you in your early projects - from making your dream game with flashy realistic graphics, to something more doable with more modest assets.Read More…
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    Let’s Spec Into Talent Trees: A Primer for Game DesignersIcon
    Think of the talent tree as the greatest mini game ever conceived. They're fun little puzzles that empower the player to personalize the game into something they enjoy.  Though simple and isolated from play, the impact talents have on your game can be very meaningful.Read More…
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    Growing From (and Surviving) Mod Teams200x200
    Breaking into the game industry can be a long and rocky road -- where does one even begin? There are many avenues to take on the journey to making games, and the best path is different for each person. For those looking to jump right in and start making games, I propose to you this: join a mod team! But what exactly is a mod team and how do you find one that's right for you? Let's figure that out...Read More…