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Stream Schedule

 

Gameplay streams with That Darkholder Guy generally run Monday through Friday from 8 am to 12 pm Central Time. Game Development streams are currently on Mondays at 1 pm Central Time. There is currently no set schedule for art streams. Streams may be cancelled at any time - watch our Twitter for details.

WHO WE ARE

Mindless Pursuits is dedicated to providing education in many areas, primarily video game development. In addition, through 'That Darkholder Guy' we provide game streams, commentary, and art.

We are also game developers ourselves, with a couple of ongoing projects that haven't been published yet.

FEATURED TUTORIALS

Foundations: Making A 1st & 3rd-Person Game Base

 

LENGTH: 40:34

ORIGINALLY BUILT ON: Unreal Engine 4.14

SUCCESSFULLY TESTED ON: Unreal Engine 4.15.x

 

The Foundations series provides tutorials on building the base infrastructure for your game, beginning with the points of view your game will use (in this case 1st and 3rd-Person), and then being expanded through other Foundations and Common Concepts tutorials to add in additional features.

Making An Auto-Activating Turret

 

LENGTH: 50:48

ORIGINALLY BUILT ON: Unreal Engine 4.14

SUCCESSFULLY TESTED ON: Unreal Engine 4.15.x

 

In this tutorial, we create a turret that activates automatically to track the target, confirm target visibility, and fire!