Assignment 5 – Korovayny Playmaker animation

  For this assignment I created a scene where almost every participant interacted wth each other. In total there are 4 triggers  and one button, each of ones respondes for multiple actions. My biggest difficulty was to make the button on the chest work. To tell the truth, I'm still unsurtan how does the CUI button mechanism works. Also, Hutong games tutorial helped me a lot along the way on this assignment.

Assignment 2: 360 Video Pitch

EXPERIENCE I have recently started to cook and having somebody next to me guide me through the process made me feel really comfortable. I think that through this project others would be able to get a similar experience. I think that this would make people more comfortable because they are able to look at everything the person is doing in full detail. If you are not interested in learning how to cook then I don't think that this is something that you would watch. STORY DISCOVERY I was thinking of...

VR Experience Research & Presentation

Overview You will find one Google Cardboard VR experience, CGI or video based. You will then prepare a 10 minute presentation using the Ignite format (“Enlighten us, but keep it quick”)  that minimally meets the requirements outlined below.  The intent of this assignment is to expose you to a wide variety of VR content, learn from successes as well as failures, hone your public presentation skills and understand who the leaders are in this emerging industry. To avoid duplicate presentations be sure to fill out the shared Google spreadsheet as...

Assignment 1: Your VR Experience

Assignment 1: Blog post related to your experience Due date: Sunday by midnight. Worth 10 points Categorize as "Student Work"  (before publishing) Write a blog post about your experience during the first class exercise, and also what you observed in others as went through each VR story on Wednesday. Some questions to keep in mind as you go through the exercise (and please don't limit your thoughts to just these): What storytelling techniques worked well? What didn’t work well? How did you and others feel in each scene? Did you feel...

Assignment 2: 360 Video Pitch

Due: By next Wednesday morning at the latest. Starting next week, you will be shooting a unique 360 video with a team to which you will be assigned. Based on what you learned in class and the examples you've tried from the VR Storytelling Hall of Fame, come up with a concept for a 360 video and put together a plan and pitch. Your instructor will select four or five videos that will be produced by teams of four or five starting next week. Post a blog entry labeled Assignment...

Assignment 3: Team 360 Video

Focus: Working with your assigned team, create and stitch a 360 video of at least one scene of at least one minute in length. The topic should be what your producer pitched, unless your team agreed to change the topic. If using more than one scene, use Adobe Premier or Final Cut Pro to join the stitched videos and apply a simple fade effect between them. Do not add text and other special effects. How to Upload: Inject Youtube 360 metadata and upload that version to YouTube in the class account....

Assignment 4: Create a Scene in Unity

Due:Sunday, 10/8 by Midnight Create your own unique scene in Unity using assets you acquire (free or paid) and export it for standalone Mac. Make sure it includes at least the following: - A terrain with one or more textures applied, and some mountains. - Find at least 3 free objects in the Unity Asset Store (Windows > Asset Store) and place them in the scene. You can also find free 3D assets at http://www.turbosquid.com/, CGTrader, and free textures at CGTextures. - Assign a skybox, either the one in the class demo, or if you're...

Assignment 5: Make a scene interactive with Playmaker

Focus: Build an interactive scene using Playmaker. Requirements: Make sure your scene does the following at minimum: Trigger an animation. Trigger a unique sound. Make a trigger that affects more than one object. How to Turn it In: Create a screencast of your scene in Unity that shows the interactivity with the Playmaker window open so that it's clear that the logic is set up correctly. Post this to YouTube and embed the YouTube video in a class blog entry. Due: Tuesday, April 11, midnight BONUS for 5 points extra credit, animate yourself or a...

Assignment 6: Using Mixamo and Playmaker to animate characters

Focus: Get a character from Mixamo and assign an animation to it. Use Playmaker to trigger the animation. Requirements: Make sure your character does the following at a minimum: Move from one point to another based on a trigger event. Animate while moving. Return to its original spot based on another trigger. Make a sound. Extra credit: Two points extra credit each will be given if you can do the following: also trigger a second animation in the same character, as Mixamo or Unity appears to have changed something that makes this no longer...

Assignment 7: Pitch your final project

What You’ll Be Doing You will have 2 minutes to pitch your idea and convince the audience why your concept will be a success. Each audience member will have three votes to use. The student with the best pitch will receive an award.   Pitch Requirements 2 minutes. 6 slides, 20 secs each. Slides should address: 1. What experience will you create? 2. Who is the target user? 3. What will people know or understand better after experiencing this? 4. What storytelling techniques unique to VR will you employ? 5. What is your plan of action, what...