This is the Workshop area for the latest project development updates. For the complete listing of released games, please see LD Smith Games.
- Christmas Tree Simulator - Updated user interface. New tree model and collision mesh.
- Old Timer Peg Game - Game created for 48 hour game jam
- Weather Lab - Changed name of Turn Back the Clocks to Weather Lab. Added selectable weather stations on a map of the United States. When a station is selected the temperature, wind direction, and wind speed are shown on models of thermometers, wind vane, and anemometer. Additional clocks added. Weather and time zone data pulled from web APIs. Outdoor lighting changes with time and location selected.
- Turn Back the Clocks - Added two digital clocks and day calendar. Added light switch.
- Polyglot Pelican - Changed title theme. Fixed issue with enemy spawning after level complete.
- Shark Food - Fixed leaderboard submit/display. Updated menus. Fixed models/animations to use latest Blender/Unity.
- Polyglot Pelican - Cleaned up menus
- Amish Brothers - Updated to Unity version 2021.3. Improved text and menus. I developed the original version of Amish Brothers in Unity 4.5 for a 48 hour game jam over nine years ago! Added hat throwing mechanic. Updated title and level complete screens.
- Eins - Posted online playable version to website and uploaded downloadable builds for PC/Mac/Linux to GameJolt and Itch. There are other things I wanted to add to the game, but I don't think I will get around to it anytime soon so I decided to go ahead and post the game.
- Lumi Pegs - a light color peg toy simulation. Thinking about how to gamify this (make the pictures in a certain amount of time)
- Possum Blitz - Game created in Pico-8 for 48 hour game jam
- Eins - Added music
- Eins - Updated graphics
- Eins - Updated card graphics. Added additional card types. Improved card movements.
- Eins - Working on finishing the rest of the functionality of this game to get it to a releasable state. Implemented all number cards, skip cards, and reverse cards. Added highlight feature to show which cards in the player's hand can be played.
- VR Putt - Three holes completed. First hole is an L shape. Second hole is the windmill. Third hole is the circular ramp.
- Nomis - Added leaderboards for Nomis. Uploaded new web build and posted new desktop build to Itch.io and GameJolt.
- Resolved access management issue with leaderboard management for game
- VR Putt - Got club and ball collisions working properly. The trick is to add a rigidbody to the club and freeze all constraints (position on three axes and rotation on three axes). If the club does not have a rigidbody, collision events with the ball will frequently miss. When the club collides with the ball, disable the collider on the club (until the next turn or reset). Otherwise, the club may collide with the ball multiple times, which will feel janky. Manually apply physics to the ball using AddForce and the normal from the collision between the club and ball. This makes the hit feel clean but somewhat "arcadey", since there is only one impact point and unrealistic amount of force. However, it prevents the user from having to swing like a real golf club since only touching the ball with the club is required. I'm thinking the amount of force the player wants to use can be calculated by how far the grip button is pressed in (if that value is easily accessible). The physics from the club is essentially eliminated, which was terrible anyway because moving the club with the VR controller doesn't make it act like a "normal" Unity physics object. Also added HUD display showing number of strokes (recorded by the GameManager) and debug information. Tried using two cameras (with the HUD camera set to not clear) so that the HUD text is always on top, but it didn't appear to work. Added two physics materials, one for the ball and one for the ground with friction settings reduce from 0.8 to 0.1.
- VR Putt - Worked on VR Putt minigolf game using Oculus Quest. Got new VR project created in Unity using new VR template. Learned how to get an event when a VR controller button is pressed to reset the ball. Created club out of two Unity cubes and a ball with Unity sphere. Parented club to VR controller to make club move with right controller. Collision between club and ball works, but does not give expected velocity to ball when hit. This may not be an easily solved issue, so may just detect the collision and add velocity manually so that the club does not have to be swung quickly.
- Mutant Veggie Arena - Updated Mutant Veggie Arena to the latest version of Unity (2020.3.23f1) and Playmaker (1.9.4f2). Web build now works again (collision issues resolved).
- Unity Build Tool - Update and build multiple Unity projects at once. Upload to game hosting sites and more.
- Timelapse Maker - Make timelapse video from video clips
- GitHub Repo Clone - Clones all of a GitHub user's public and private repos, including accounts that have 100+ repos.
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Games of 2021
Disc Connect | Gomen-Nasai | Digmania | Morse Code Rescue | Chester Servesalot Waiter Extraordinaire
Games of 2020
Mister Adventure | Chicken Little | Pykoikoi | Tangram | Circuitus Infinitus | Polyglot Penguin
Games of 2019
Iro no Hoiiru | Domino Game | Yen Master | Yatzy Dice Game | Space Shooter Improved | Mahjong Drop | Scratch Shooter | SDL Shooter
Games of 2018
Blocks of Nibiru | Alphabet Soup | Easter Egg Hunt | Chess Has Exciting Spectacular Strategy | Demolition Madness | Crazy Delivery | Zekkou no Tomodachi | Nomis | Stratospheric Aerosol Injection
Games of 2017
Irwin McSpenders | Turn Back the Clocks 4 | Ultrashot | Slowbot | Dual Eagles | Junk Food Blaster | LEXIP | World Fighter | Miner Madness | Note Chomper | Sandwich Maker Pro | Prez
Games of 2016
Free the Frog | Dropping Blocks | Turn Back the Clocks 3 | 東京都地下鉄シミュレータ | Ancient Adventure | Space to Destroy | Honey Bear | Manifest Universe | Express Lane | Ichiban Sokoban | Shape Quest | Sky Combat | Agents vs Aliens | Delivery Kid | Kitty's Adventure
Games of 2015
Mutant Veggie Arena | Christmas Tree Simulator | Crystal Gridiron | Giga Guy | Monster Hotel | Jewel Swapper | Civil Warriors | Swaptroid | Bartender Game | Expand-O-Ray | CCG Wrestling | 青い丸の冒険 | SmileBreaker | Oiram | 四の色 | Marching Band Simulator
Games of 2014
TV World | Bag Boy | Free Person Shooter | Dream World | Super Buzz | Conspiracy Theory | Space Dude | MindSweep | Archaeology | Legend of Xaeruta | Cyber Ninja | Tooth Decay
Games of 2013
Tex Oneman | Fifty Flags | Mystic Sword | TTY GFX ADVNTR | Shark Food | Bomb Squad | Cruddy Bird | Ninja Squad Commander | Earthball | Genetic Disorder | North Avenue Adventure | Amish Brothers
Games of 2012
Blasting Bits | Hand Full of Heads | Resistor
Falling Blocks | TetraCity | Legend of Tux