As the demand for mobile game apps grows, app developers are responding to these trends as well. According to a recent survey conducted by the Game Developers Conference, 52% of game developers are working on mobile games for tablets and smartphones. But developers taking the plunge into developing mobile games need to be aware of the potential pitfalls, as well as the general trends in the industry.
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Way back in January of 2013, we released Liftoff to help developers quickly configure projects. We used it heavily internally, but felt like it was only solving part of the problem. So we've improved it, and are proud to announce Liftoff 1.0.
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Once you have a 3D model in Slic3r , which is also and fairly easy to use. These Ralphs were to be printed two at a time, so I scaled down the …, you need to turn it into instructions for the printer to follow. We give it to a program called a slicer, which compiles the 3D model to printer machine code. The program turns the 3D model into horizontal slices that the printer can use to build the object up, layer by layer. I use a program called