VR Hermits

A podcast about virtual reality development

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A podcast about virtual reality development

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • Episode 24: Refactoring a prototype

    Episode  |  December 17th, 2017  |  1 hr 17 mins
    daydream, daydreamvr, htc vive, ue4, unity, unreal engine, untity3d, virtual reality, vr, webvr

    This week Dave starts development on his prototype Unity game. Joe learns how to add SteamVR to a Unity project. Dave discusses Fallout 4 VR and Joe finally got a Switch.

  • Episode 23: Editor Settings are a Lie

    Episode  |  December 11th, 2017  |  1 hr 7 mins
    daydream, daydreamvr, htc vive, ue4, unity, unreal engine, untity3d, virtual reality, vr, webvr

    This week Dave talks about challenges and structure of designing an endless runner. Joe gives up on his Daydream project and starts a SteamVR project may turn into a puzzle game.

  • Episode 22: Box of Whine

    Episode  |  December 3rd, 2017  |  55 mins 21 secs
    daydream, daydreamvr, htc vive, ue4, unity, unreal engine, untity3d, virtual reality, vr, webvr

    This week Dave reviews the TPCast and Joe takes another look at Unreal Engine.

  • Episode 21: Take that, WorldSense

    Episode  |  November 12th, 2017  |  54 mins 52 secs
    daydream, daydreamvr, htc vive, maya, ue4, unity, unreal engine, untity3d, virtual reality, vr, webvr

    This week Dave wraps up work on section 2 of Unity Games By Tutorials. Joe adds some constraints to his project and discusses AI steering and finite state machines.

  • Episode 20: The Transform of the Transform is the Transform

    Episode  |  November 5th, 2017  |  58 mins 55 secs
    daydream, daydreamvr, htc vive, maya, ue4, unity, unreal engine, untity3d, virtual reality, vr, webvr

    Dave continues to make progress on his Unity Education and shares his idea about making a 2D game in Unity. Joe got a new thing so he can work in VR making VR.

  • Episode 19: Fractal Books

    Episode  |  October 30th, 2017  |  56 mins 21 secs
    daydream, daydreamvr, htc vive, maya, ue4, unity, unreal engine, untity3d, virtual reality, vr, webvr

    Dave continues his education and discusses the Animation workflow in Unity. Joe is reading too many books and needs to get back to work.

  • Episode 18: Paperclips Edition

    Episode  |  October 22nd, 2017  |  55 mins 58 secs
    daydream, daydreamvr, googlevr, htc vive, ue4, unity, unreal engine, untity3d, virtual reality, vr, webvr

    Dave has a chance to check out Apartment 304. They discuss 3D asset creation options, stand alone HMDs, the new Daydream View, and Paperclips.

  • Episode 17: That couch has to go

    Episode  |  October 15th, 2017  |  1 hr 28 mins
    daydream, daydreamvr, googlevr, htc vive, ue4, unity, unreal engine, untity3d, virtual reality, vr, webvr

    Dave discusses his progress on learning Unity. Joe dives into AI. They discuss their reactions to the recent Apple and Google events and they assign homework for the listeners: Play Paperclips the game!

  • Episode 16: A little fuzzy about anti-aliasing

    Episode  |  October 8th, 2017  |  1 hr 7 mins
    daydream, daydreamvr, htc vive, ue4, unity, unreal engine, untity3d, virtual reality, vr, webvr

    Dave rants about UI and workflow in Unity and Joe give an update on the first week of his new project.

  • Episode 15: Type ahead and back again

    Episode  |  October 2nd, 2017  |  47 mins 31 secs
    daydream, daydreamvr, htc vive, ue4, unity, unreal engine, untity3d, virtual reality, vr, webvr

    Dave continues is educational path with Unity and Joe talks about going to GDEX.

  • Episode 14: An hour to make a banana

    Episode  |  September 24th, 2017  |  1 hr 4 mins
    daydream, daydreamvr, htc vive, maya, ue4, unity, unreal engine, untity3d, virtual reality, vr, webvr

    This week on VR Hermits Joe and Dave get all nit-picky about the Unity app UI. They discuss what they're learning about Unity as a platform. Joe goes into detail about working with assets vs. creating models in Maya LT.

  • Episode 13: Game Assets or Liabilities

    Episode  |  September 10th, 2017  |  1 hr 23 mins
    daydream, daydreamvr, htc vive, unity, untity3d, virtual reality, vr, webvr

    Dave gets started with Unity development, Joe starts a new project, Unity asset store, programmer falsehoods, and more.

  • Episode 12: Singleton Ninjas

    Episode  |  September 3rd, 2017  |  1 hr 2 mins
    daydream, daydreamvr, htc vive, ue4, unity, unreal engine, untity3d, virtual reality, vr, webvr

    Topics include: Joe wraps up a book about Unity. Singletons and scaring new developers with dogmatic views. Dave discusses his experience in Visual Studio.

  • Episode 11: Learning and learning

    Episode  |  August 27th, 2017  |  1 hr 2 mins
    daydream, daydreamvr, googlevr, htc vive, ue4, unity, unreal engine, untity3d, virtual reality, vr, webvr

    This week on VR Hermits: more about Unity and Daydream

  • Episode 10: Daydream or not

    Episode  |  August 18th, 2017  |  48 mins 12 secs
    daydream, daydreamvr, htc vive, ue4, unity, unreal engine, untity3d, virtual reality, vr, webvr

    Joe is moving to Unity to focus on Daydream development. Dave shares his experience with Daydream.

  • Episode 9: Snack Size VR

    Episode  |  August 13th, 2017  |  58 mins 41 secs
    daydream, daydreamvr, htc vive, ue4, unity, unreal engine, untity3d, virtual reality, vr, webvr

    This week on VR Hermits Joe sticks his head into WebVR and Daydream VR.