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Character animation in virtual reality, part 3: Rise of the NPCs

Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

This is the third post, stimulated by the GDC Animators’ Roundtable, on where character animation might be going as we enter the virtual reality phase in gaming. So what will be the big step forward in player engagement in VR games, if not some variation on shooting non-player controlled enemies? What is going to have […]


Friday, January 6th, 2012

Apologies to anyone who’s been visiting here and getting pharmacy spam. Apparently this is common among WordPress sites with lax security, and I had been pretty lax. I think I’ve got it sorted out now, but please let me know if anything wonky is happening on the site. I’m hoping to be posting a little […]

On Gratitude, and Happy Thanksgivings

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Reflect on your present blessings, on which every man has many, not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some. There do appear to exist benefits to regularly focusing on one’s blessings. The advantages are most pronounced when compared with a focus on hassles or complaints… The first quote is from Charles Dickens, […]

Pres-Aid Charity Art Auction

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Just when I thought I’d have some time to do some blogging, life intervened.  For the last few weeks I’ve been spending most of my free time putting together a benefit art auction for my friend, animator Pres Romanillos, who has leukemia.  The Pres-Aid website will give you all the information you need, so I […]

Dusting the cobwebs off

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Funny thing about blogging, once you take a few weeks off, it gets hard to get back into it.  Especially when one is (pleasantly) too busy for any kind of thoughtful writing.  But after the high of the Milt Kahl: The Animation Michaelangelo program at the Academy last night, it’s time to get back into […]


Wednesday, February 6th, 2008

After operating under the radar for a little while, SynchroLux has been ‘discovered’ thanks to Cartoon Brew. Take a look at my site statistics for the last 7 days:

The animation and animation-related musings of Kevin Koch