Making a Tabletop RPG: The Imperial System

Post by Peter Watson-Wailes

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I spent much of the last year or so mulling on an idea for the setting for an RPG. Towards the end, while taking a break before editing my book, I decided to sit down and created a system around it. Here's my collected thoughts on what I've learned from…

Influenceable Goals

Post by Peter Watson-Wailes

At this time of year, the mind starts turning to resolutions for the next one. With that in mind, and inspired by something I came across recently, here's something to consider: The goals you set must be things you can influence You have no influence over the success levels of…

A Brief History of Lighting in VFX

Post by Peter Watson-Wailes

Light. From even before the moment a new-born baby opens its eyes, we're surrounded by it. From the way the sun shines on a clear or cloudy day, to the difference between harsh and soft lights in the home, our brains have developed an uncanny ability to understand the way…

Visual Maths: A Brief History of CGI

Post by Peter Watson-Wailes

The web is no longer a thing for HTML pages only. Nowadays, thanks to advances in technology and broadband speeds, people are doing ever more adventurous things in web content production. However, with WebGL getting ever more usable and impressive, we thought it'd be a good idea to take a…