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Good week so far: 2 probs solved! and more

My books were mentioned in a conference about cuban fantasy writers last saturday. I knew about it because the author, Yoss, asked me the book covers, but yesterday an assistant confirmed me that Yoss referred to my novels in very good terms. Of course, that makes me very happy.

But let's go to the important stuff. This week I solved a couple of little problems I had. One was dating back to my beginnings with unity and it was related to scroll areas. I need to implement a message area where usual game messages are displayed, and the capacity of scrolling the content was desirable. Well, at last I found a short explanation that helped me to solve this. Content Size Fitter was the answer.

And yesterday I managed to implement a basic system to make transparent the objects between the player and the camera. Not too complex, it just requires a line cast from the camera to some point in the player (I recommend something near the head or so) and check what's hit. The you only need t…

Need particles?

If you need a particle system to test something, but your artistic side is  abit deficient (like mine), these videotutorials by Duc Vu are the solution. On his Youtube channel you will find the best particle tutorials I have seen, they are short, they go right to the point and best of all, he doesn't needs to talk to explain anything. Most of the time, the narrator annoys you with useless details and wastes your time. Enjoy!