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BXP Holiday Party

BXP Holiday Party

December 15th, 2016

By Mike Petersen  BonusXP just held our annual end of year party. This year it was at a new (for us) place in historic downtown McKinney called Rye. It was a great place for us with incredible food and drink, great people helping us out, and wonderful company that made it a very enjoyable[...]

Friends and Family

Friends and Family

December 8th, 2016

By Graham Somers  Ahh yes, your friends and family. Those people that you share special holiday memories with from years gone by. Turkey, mistletoe, and presents under the tree. Oh yes, and coercing them to play the game that you're working on and then grilling them for feedback so you c[...]

Hand Painted Character Workflow

Hand Painted Character Workflow

October 28th, 2016

By Nick Resa  Lately I have been doing a ton of stylized hand painted characters so I figured I'd share some bits about my workflow.My current process: 1. Reference 2. Zbrush 3. Retopo 4. Uv's 5. Bakes 6. Painting 7. Xform 8. Checking final look In-game 9. Prep for hand off to [...]

100 Years Ago

100 Years Ago

October 13th, 2016

By Graham Somers  I've worked with many closet history geeks over the years in the games industry, and at least one bonafide historian, Joe Balkoski, who has written a number of books on World War II. This is mostly likely because of the historical nature of many of the games I've worked o[...]