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Category: Dev Blog

18 May

Dev Blog #2 — aaaand scene


We’re judging you

Week 3: All front-facing puppets are done for the main cast and work has started on the next scene.

When starting a new scene there’s always a period of slowdown since it usually involves new assets — … Read the rest

11 May

Dev Blog #1: Turnaround


Working on Wayne’s mouth positions for front view

The end of week 1 of working on O:P full time is here. It is my hope to do these blogs every Friday, hence the new numbering scheme.

In animation circles, one … Read the rest

4 May

O:P Dev Blog: A Long Awaited Update


If you listened to Ep 57 of The PUGCast, you know there’s been a fairly substantial change here at Operation: P.U.G.

Editing Ep 2 with cameo by Jimmy The Cat’s butt

Owing to various personal circumstances, I’ve found myself … Read the rest

10 Oct

Wee update and personal note


Hi y’all.

You may have noticed it’s been kinda quiet on the O:P front lately. No real reason, just real-life constantly getting in the way of fun stuff, but I wanted to chime in.

As always O:P is a labour … Read the rest

3 Feb

Show Notes: The Development of May (long-form article)

May V 1

Right from very first concepts of the show, it was important to us that Operation: P.U.G. have a diverse cast of characters. The number of cast members of the “main party” changed over time — The early concept, refined over … Read the rest

25 Dec

A personal note from Kevin


Over two years ago, some friends and I were playing Diablo 3. As was our custom, we were making jokes and cracking wise about the things happening in the game. One day someone made a quip that “These jokes are … Read the rest

12 Sep

Dev Bloggery


One of the challenges in making media around and about video games is finding time to make said media (in our case the cartoon, podcast and site) and still actually play video games. Today is one such day.

Today’s agenda: … Read the rest

22 Aug

Current Status


Tom Waits and storyboarding the teaser. … Read the rest

15 Aug

Dev Update


It’s a PUGday.

Yesterday I picked up the mixer, mics and pre-amp for the upcoming podcast.  Now all I have to do is learn how to use it.  Of course one nice byproduct of the new gear is future voice … Read the rest

2 Aug

For the Love of Foley


Sometimes you just can’t find what you’re looking for on The Internet.  In this case I needed some foley of people walking in plate armor.  There were a few potential hits from but nothing that really fit the bill, … Read the rest