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What are those LEGO robots things you use?

By AmieDD
September 25, 2017
Category: lego

If you know me, or you follow me on the world wide web you probably have seen pictures of some LEGO projects I have worked on. For everyone that asks what are those crazy awesome robotics LEGO... Continue reading

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Unity Playmode Tint

By AmieDD
September 23, 2017
Category: game development

Hey did you just make awesome changes to your game objects scene in Unity and realize, oh crap you were in Play mode the entire time and nothing saved?

Noooooooooooo!

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My Dragon Pal and Me

By AmieDD
September 23, 2017
Category: game development

I shall name you Tad Cooper.


Working with ARkit and Unity using the new Visual Inertial Odometry (VIO) to track the world. It's far advanced compared to the original AR method of relying... Continue reading

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Unity Unite Austin Oct 3-5

By AmieDD
September 22, 2017
Category: game development

Unity Unite Austin developer conference is less than 2 weeks away! AR is a big topic this year, and there are a few talks and workshops I look forward to attending. I have been working with Ap... Continue reading

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SQL Red Gate Humor - I know Kung-Fu

By AmieDD
September 21, 2017
Category: programming

This developer gets me, I found some funny shortcut scripts in SQL. 

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If you use Red Gate SQL Prompt, try typing yell or neo.

You're welcome.





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My Scholarship for girls in STEM at the National Videogame Museum

By AmieDD
September 12, 2017
Category: game development

National Videogame Museum Scholarship for girls in STEM


The nickname I earned in college, "The Unicorn", was based on the lack of girls in my classes while majoring in Game Simulation and... Continue reading

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Geeky things to do in London: Harry Potter Studio Tour

By AmieDD
September 11, 2017
Category: amiedd

Somehow I accidentally purchased the Deluxe package for the Harry Potter Studio Tour when I went to London, U.K. The cost was £199.00 and included entry to the studio with a privat... Continue reading

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Code Wearable Onion IoT Twitter Badge

By AmieDD
September 10, 2017
Category: programming

My code and STL files are on Github for the Twitter Wearable IoT Badges.  The code uses Twitter's REST API and updates every 5 min.

Github Onion Omega2 IoT Twitter Badge


Hardwa... Continue reading

Tags: fullstackcon amiedd skills matter github onion omega wearable twitter 3d Printed twitter iot iot wearable name badge twitter rest api
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4, 952 Bricks

By AmieDD
September 10, 2017
Category: lego

LEGO Cosplay Armor build progress for Dragon Con 2017.


For the base of the dress I used Flexo bricks, they're a flexible tendon that you can "sew" in-between each brick. Continue reading

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Game Level Design

By AmieDD
September 10, 2017
Category: game development

"The Saloon"

I found one of my of my old game level designs from college. 

How cute, I even put my name on it. Professor Mann's would tell us he would throw away our homework if we... Continue reading

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Dragon Con 2017

By AmieDD
September 10, 2017
Category: cosplay

Dragon Con with over 80,000+ people I quickly realized that staying at the Marriot Marquis in downtown Atlanta is also Elevator Con, sometimes taking 30 minutes just to get into an elevator, especi... Continue reading

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Lightning Struck Trees

By AmieDD
September 09, 2017
Category: amiedd

During a family trip to South Lake Tahoe, we hiked to Vikingsholm Hidden Castle and I was mesmerized by the  Lightning struck trees. The trees were hallowed out and black on the insi... Continue reading

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Adafruit Circuit Playground for Cosplay

By AmieDD
September 09, 2017
Category: cosplay

Adafruit has always been great supporters of the cosplay community and sent me a few Circuit Playground kits to give to the awesome creative people in the cosplay community. My requiremen... Continue reading

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Getting Tattooed in London

By AmieDD
September 08, 2017
Category: amiedd

I landed in London at 11am, after 2 hours to get through the long customs lines I was in the U.K. I dropped off my bags at the hotel, my first stop was at Seven Doors Tattoo Shop a few ta... Continue reading

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Battle Rufio Cosplay Dragon Con 2017

By AmieDD
September 07, 2017
Category: cosplay

114 bones and I finished my Battle Rufio Cosplay just in time for Dragon Con! I'll post some more detailed write-ups on the build process later in the month. 


via GI... Continue reading

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A Night Under the Sea: Dragon Con Georgia Aquarium

By AmieDD
September 07, 2017
Category: cosplay

Dragon Con had a special event at the Georgia Aquarium. Polly pocket, pirates, key blades, whales, & wine!


They said that they are a non-profit, every glasses of wine you bought... Continue reading

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Augmented Reality Temporary Tattoos

By AmieDD
September 07, 2017
Category: game development

Augmented Reality Temporary Tattoos for PAX East 2017 swag giveaway. 



Game Engine: Unity 3D 

Designed and Programmed: AmieDD

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Traveling: Party of 1

By AmieDD
September 07, 2017
Category: amiedd
Strangers will always look at you weird, ignore them, take all the pictures you want. You might never get another chance to visit. Continue reading
Tags: travel cosplay travel amiedd travel advice geek guide to travel tourist adventures
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How I Plan my Cosplay Projects

By AmieDD
September 07, 2017
Category: cosplay

Programming and cosplay have 2 things in common: your time estimates are usually crap. How I plan my cosplay projects: Trello. 

Check out my planning board for my Rufio Cosplay... Continue reading

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National Videogame Musuem

By AmieDD
August 23, 2017
Category: amiedd
Photos from my shoot at the National Videogame Musuem in Frisco, TX Continue reading
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