Update: Selective Logging has Begun

Selective logging or partial forest removal is the practice of cutting down one or two species of trees while leaving the rest intact. It has been chosen! On Friday of last week, our client was in town to hear our team pitch the ideas. We were able to sit down …

Week Three: Clearing the Lot

This week has been incredibly busy. Our programmers are hard at work digging into Lumberyard and figuring out how it works, while our artists are finishing up team branding and are switching to concept art as we start getting more in-depth into our concepts and ideas. Having gotten the project …

Week Two: Cutting the Brush

At the start of week two, goals have been set, and we’re pushing forward! The big things on our table for the week are learning Lumberyard and working on team branding. (Artists) Our Artists are currently working on branding which involves a couple different things. Developing our team logo and team …

Sawmill: The Amazon/Twitch Project

Introduction Hi! We are team Sawmill, comprised of six Carnegie Mellon University graduate students at the Entertainment Technology Center. Our team is: Antonin (Tony), Lead Producer/Designer Maya, Lead Artist Sarvesh, Lead Programmer Cody, Producer/Lead Designer Guangya, Artist Le, Programmer ETC projects get two faculty members who are working with us as …

Week One: Surveying the Forest

Due to the setup time for the blog/website, this is being posted in week two as a look back at our first week. During our first week back at school, teams have a few things that need to be handled right away. Day one and two are mainly setting up …