Artist and programmer Ben Throop
talks to us about his experiences developing
, a parametric explosion system for Unity picked for this year’s
"http://blogs.unity3d.com/category/usc/">Unity Summer of Code competition.
How would you describe your project to someone who had
never heard of it before?
How many people were involved in creating your
What is your background – eg: previous experience
with Unity or coding in general?
What inspired the idea behind your project?
What does your project bring to the table that isn’t
Unity - Summer of Code
How would you describe Unity to someone who has never used
What originally attracted you to use Unity?
Which platforms do you target with Unity when making
What inspired you to enter Unity’s Summer of Code
competition this year?
Would you have created your project without the
What does being selected as a final project in the Summer
of Code competition mean to you?
Development – Post Mortem
After you had the original idea, describe the process you
took in prototyping the idea and finally bringing it to completion...
Did you plan the project in detail, or did you let it
evolve along the way?
How did you go about testing the project?
Did you get any external opinions or help on the
development of the project?
What do you feel went well in the project?
What didn’t go so well?
If you were to go back and do your project again, what
would you do differently?
What would you do the same?
Which part of the project did you find the most
interesting or fun?
And which part did you find the least interesting or
Did you have enough time to complete your project?
Is there anything else you’d like to have added or
spent more time on if you had the time?
Is there any advice you’d like to offer any
developers based on your experience in this project?
What do you plan to do next?