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Streetsoccer Custom Jerseys – Part 2

This is the continuation of the previous post about custom jerseys inside Streetsoccer. The in-game rendering code for custom jerseys is now complete and I also baked the player numbers into the individual shirts. The scoreboard now reflects the team … Read More

Streetsoccer Custom Jersey Generator

I’ve just completed a first version of the new jersey generator. The user can pick his own base color, a color for the shorts, one of the pre-defined patterns and a color for the pattern. The app internally does some … Read More

A HSV Color Picker Control for iOS

Things like this surprise me: How many years has it been since the first iPhone SDK came out? They just announced iOS 7 and I haven’t checked it out yet, but in iOS 6 at least, there is still no … Read More

Planar Quads in Blender – Making Faces Flat

I’ve seen a lovely flat shaded rendering style yesterday and while trying to emulate it, I noticed it’s important to have quads actually being flat for flat shaded rendering. As the rendering system splits everything into triangles, having a non-flat … Read More

Detecing and fixing encoding problems with NSString

When you’re working with strings on iOS, it’s only a question of time before you start using stringWithContentsOfURL, either for downloading something from the web or handling a file import to your App. One of the major pains of working … Read More

Turn-Based Game Center Support and more

Hi all, well, once again I missed a self-set deadline. I wanted to finish the first version of Streetsoccer and submit it to Apple end of the first week of January but I guess that one is over now. I’ve … Read More

Alpha is not Transparency – Premultiplied Alpha, Alpha Maps and Trees on iOS

I’ve lately been working on creating 3D models for Streetsoccer that act as background props. One of the most interesting areas is low poly trees and if you look through the Internet, there is hardly any good information out there. … Read More

Recipes 1.5.0 Running on iOS 4.x/5.x

Hi everyone, unfortunately, the brand new 1.5.0 update contains a bug that crashes the app every time you try to open a recipe, author, drink, and so on on iOS 4.x and 5.x. A fix is already on its way … Read More

Recipes on AppStore Front Page

… granted, it’s only the “food and drinks” section AND it’s only in the Austrian AppStore, but Recipes is currently listed in the “What’s hot”-section!!! Missed Germany by one place (!) a couple of days ago… pretty damn cool… : … Read More

Totemo Prototype

Just uploaded a video of the new Totemo for iPhone/iPad prototype. While showing the guys and gals of Surprised Stare Games the current version of Streetsoccer, Tony – the author of Totemo – suggested that the mixed 2D/3D camera control … Read More