#66 CG BOSS Updates the Next Game Project and Turning 40
Sharing about new goals for this year. Resetting goals. Making my Game, And updates to this podcast. Thoughts turning 4-0.
April 08, 2022
#65 Microsoft buys Activision Blizzard King for the Metaverse [SHORT TAKE]
I Give a short take on Microsoft buying Activision Blizzard as a Designer. Links : Coindesk Microsoft Bets on Metaverse : https://www.coindesk.com/podcasts/the-breakdown-with-nlw/microsoft-bets-on-metaverse-with-69b-acquisition-of-activision-blizzard/ MBG a Playstation Influencer on the MS Acquisition (3HR Stream) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=be6MLFFsLL4 MBG on Sony Response on MS Buying Activision https://youtu.be/GA2gFvNY0u0 MBG Xbox Drops a BOMBSHELL & It's Good News For Sony https://youtu.be/t6ZT0s_KQDM PS5 Central on MS buying Activision https://open.spotify.com/episode/1zYelmkJxGYTLjyo6bKxnP?si=O0fZ0uqNT-Sd2MCcgoCe0A
January 27, 2022
#64 How I got into Gundam - Gundam Battle Log 1
Sharing a Podcast from my New Channel Gundam Battle Log, on how I got into Gundam after many years surrounded by fans of this series. Follow the Gundam Battle Log Channel here: https://linktr.ee/gundambattle
November 30, 2021
#63 Quit Blogging Part 2 The Tao of Social Media
I Continue with part 2 of my thoughts on Going back to social Media. I also ran some small experiments with ads on Facebook and discuss the results. I think going forward will podcast more on these social media marketing experiments. It may be a good way to build brand awareness for new product ideas to test. - Follow Me Links Bio: https://beacons.ai/cgboss - - George Tao Don't Quit Social Media: Spotify / YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKEAoeAkda4
November 17, 2021
#62 LIGHTYEAR Pixar from Fan Art to Screen.
I talk about the new LIGHTYEAR Movie from Pixar and discuss how maybe Fan Art could have influenced it to be made. Maybe making Fan Art is not so bad. - Follow Links Bio: https://beacons.ai/cgboss - Original Fan Art of a Realistic Buzz Light Year: https://laughingsquid.com/to-infinity-and-beyond-a-realistic-illustration-toy-storys-buzz-lightyear-by-dan-luvisi/ Samurai Star Wars :
November 09, 2021
#61 Facebook Meta a Short Take on it
Giving a short take on this and how Facebook Meta can benefit or not for the future creator. I created a blog post with links to the videos and analysis Follow Links on Koji: https://withkoji.com/@cgboss - Links: Coin Desk Breakdown : https://www.coindesk.com/podcasts/the-breakdown-with-nlw/everything-you-need-to-know-about-facebooks-meta-metaverse-play/ Stratechery: https://stratechery.com/2021/meta/
November 05, 2021
#60 Is Blogging Dead CG BOSS
Blogging is dead for me a creator if you want to get attention. Time to move on. I give a short thought snippet why I think Blogging an old technology is out and what I am trying out instead. I do still think you need a website. I am thinking go going into the JAM Stack Gatsby or VUE to connect to content sources like GHOST after I build up contents on YouTube or other CMS platforms. Links Mentioned: Tech Lead Video: on Dont Quit Social Media and Blogs not Cool Ghost CMS: https://ghost.org/ Follow Links on Koji: https://withkoji.com/@cgboss
November 05, 2021
#59 Squid Game 🔲⭕️🔺 What IF
Squid Game idea of a Story World. - *Minor spoilers*. This episode I discuss about a what if squid game had various trans media exploring the history and other stories of its characters.
October 09, 2021
#58 Phantom Gatekeeper
(Thoughts Cast) While the internet has removed the gatekeepers there are more phantom gatekeepers as the old gate keepers have move upstream
June 17, 2021
#57 Day One gets Acquired by Wordpress Automattic (ShareCast)
(ShareCast) DayOne journal app gets acquired by Wordpress Company Automattic. I have used this app since 2016 and hope more good things come from this acquisition. [Link] DayOne Blog Post on Acquisition: https://dayoneapp.com/blog/day-one-at-automattic
June 16, 2021
#56 Live Above or Below the App / API
Are you living above or below the API/APP? Like any digital platform there are some who work and earn Above or Below the App Line. In this mono Audio log I think about which side of the API I want to be on. Link to Wordpress Post: https://wp.me/pjAJM-1Lh Gary Tan Youtube Episode on Wealth: https://youtu.be/7Hdu4DlnLIk
May 31, 2021
#55 Updates 2021 - Gamedev in Unity and Clubhouse.
My short learnings into Unity 3D, Trying out clubhouse. Time Stamps: [00:00] Ufo Unity [2:10] Clubhouse - Links: Clubhouse Post https://wp.me/pjAJM-1vw
April 09, 2021
#54 How many game projects can I make?
I discussing and wondering whether I can make a lot of game project of the limited time I have on earth. I used to want to work in AAA but it seems that these Big Budget AAA Games are taking too long. Links Mentioned : - https://howtomarketagame.com/2018/01/23/what-we-can-learn-from-indie-fiction-authors/
January 19, 2021
#53 Unreal Dev Log Final Endless Runner
Sharing a Post Mortem on my Unreal Engine Endless short game series. What are some things that went right and the next steps. I started learning Unreal in Nov 2020 and made a small game for itch.io https://cgboss.itch.io/endless-runner-template Post Mortem Article here: https://ariabento.wordpress.com/2021/01/04/endless-runner-unreal-engine-dev-log-3/ Short Link: https://wp.me/pjAJM-1kc
January 06, 2021
#52 Dev Log 1 Journey back to making
A dev Log on my journey back into Animation and Game Development. I am doing my own small learnings in Unreal Engine with a clone of Endless Runner. - Show Time Stamps: -[01:34] Animating in Maya for games -[02:30] tried to make a fighting game -[02:35] PB Game Jam 5 Unreal Engine learning notes - Links -https://itch.io/jam/pb-game-jam-5
November 18, 2020
#51 Starting Again
I start again my dev journey. I share thoughts on making an indie AAA games and starting to relearn unreal and animating in Maya. - Links mentioned: - Deep Work https://firstname.lastname@example.org/5-practices-from-deep-work-by-cal-newport-thatll-change-your-life-303847ec5f3c - Ultralearning https://www.scotthyoung.com/blog/ultralearning/- Bright Memory https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=-9pvAEi4qwI - Lost souls Aside https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=z5El-yYNUwU
November 02, 2020
#50 Ep50! DC Fandome & Black Myth Wukong
DC Fandome, WuKong. Recently DC Fan Dome (Part 1 as of this recording)came and went and there were exciting announcement from Batman Universe and Justice League. But with the COVID-19 still on this may be how future events be conducted. https://www.dcfandome.com/thanksagain A little game from a bunch of exMobile dev create a trailer Black Myth WuKong in China for their new Company Game Science to bring more AAA locla games to the market. Twitter Fan Site https://twitter.com/wukongnews?s=21 Offcial Trailer https://www.ign.com/videos/black-myth-wukong-official-13-minutes-gameplay-trailer Game Science Offcial Site FAQ https://www.heishenhua.com/
September 14, 2020
#49 Super Story Worlds - the future of transmedia - CG BOSS
Why Super story (Transmedia) is the future for independent creators. In today’s fragmented media landscape there are so many distractions and opportunities to reach an audience. I discovered this term and new way of creating stories during my Circuit Breaker period. Watch more on Howard Houston Here https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLez8jOvskc-P2JPcWM4c135X3nvvsykRN and his company One 3 Creative. https://www.superstory.works/
August 19, 2020
#48 Mixer Shutting Down and Streaming choices
Mixer is now closing down and what are the alternatives. I also talk briefly about why its good to build your own platform for yourself and see platforms as a distribution channel. Links to Articles https://www.theverge.com/2020/6/22/21299032/microsoft-mixer-closing-facebook-gaming-partnership-xcloud-features https://www.theverge.com/21300136/microsoft-mixer-closure-streamers-partners-move-twitch-facebook-gaming
June 25, 2020
#47 Reason not to Start a Wordpress site & Rise of Static
End of an Era Wordpress sites Rise of Static. I Talk about some reasons not to start a Wordpress Website in 2020 if you are starting out online and wanting to monetize it, And the rise of Static Site Generators. https://ariabento.wordpress.com/2020/05/14/no-website-in-2020/ ---- Links I used for my thoughts on Static Sites: https://www.gatsbyjs.org/features/cms/gatsby-vs-wordpress https://www.taniarascia.com/migrating-from-wordpress-to-gatsby/ https://donovannagel.com/niches/ Platforms for Portfolio: - https://www.artstation.com/ - https://www.behance.net/ - https://dribbble.com/ - https://wordpress.com/
June 10, 2020
#46 Stay Positive
Some thoughts about staying positive and what we can do in times of quarantine. As Long as you have a phone and an internet connection.
May 14, 2020
#45 Covid-19 A Long tough year ahead.
A long tough year ahead and thoughts about this year. Working from Home, stuff happening during Circut Breaker (Lockdown), Life and career during this Covid19 Season. Stay Home Stay Safe, take care of yourself.
April 21, 2020
#44 Cryengine goes mobile
Cryengine is partnering with Google to bring the engine to the Android Platforms. Sign up for the beta here: https://www.cryengine.com/news/view/cryengine-android-beta-program# via: https://www.gamefromscratch.com/post/2020/03/23/CryEngine-Getting-Mobile-Support.aspx
March 26, 2020
#43 Still A great time to be alive - CGBOSS
A short podcast about why its still a great time to be alive, if you watch or create entertainment, despite what is happening right now with all the bad news.
February 19, 2020
CG BOSS starts the new year looking forward [#42]
Starting the new year and thoughts on CG BOSS business internet marketing is doomed and Voice search is coming. Links: Voice Search; https://williamteh.com/voice-search-2020-business-end-of-internet-business/
January 03, 2020
41 CG BOSS - State of Lumberyard
Talking about the state of Amazon lumberyard. Show notes: New World Gameplay https://youtu.be/OKnUBs-Ko44
December 18, 2019
PlayStation Ad CM/ Plagiarism or Inspiration
I talked about a recent Playstation Ad Commercial that got Plagiarised. And the director got fired in the process. But is it all Bad to copy as long you solve a business problem? How do we make sure our inspirations does not become our setback? Show Notes: My Blog Post: https://williamteh.com/inpsiration-vs-plagirism/ Kevin Bao Ad: https://youtu.be/h0lZiSIZgUc Cartoonbrew Article: https://www.cartoonbrew.com/bad-ideas/director-kevin-bao-fired-by-animation-studio-after-accused-of-plagiarism-in-sony-playstation-spot-183343.html Everything is a Remix Kirby Figursen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJPERZDfyWc The Futur Where do Good Ideas come from? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hvrmngTHVJ8
December 14, 2019
CGBOSS Year End Reflection
This episode I reflect somethings on my internet journey blogging social media and making a sale on Artstation. Check our my artstation store here to get MechatroWego model. https://www.artstation.com/weiqing/store Drop a voice message here on Anchor https://anchor.fm/williamteh/message
December 05, 2019
December 3, 2019
December 03, 2019
Mini Boss 🕶 intro E01
Mini Boss intro • MiniBoss Parenting 101 with toddlers • MiniBoss Outro
November 16, 2019
Amazon Lumberyard 1.21 a short review
Recently downloaded Amazon lumberyard 1.21 and I give my short review and impressions.
October 21, 2019
CRYENGINE 5.6 Should you use it in 2019
Cryengine is making a comeback like a phoenix rising from the Ashes. Is it time to use it in 2019?
September 15, 2019
Blender 2.8 Should I use it in 2019
Should you use Blender in 2019 weigh some thoughts on it after writing about Blender 2.8 in 2 blog posts.
August 22, 2019
Amazon Lumberyard 2019 should you use it
Amazon Lumberyard in 2019 should I use it instead of unreal or unity?
August 02, 2019
CG Boss a new name for this Podcast
🚀CG Boss podcast rename • CG boss name and some updates • Outro CG Boss. Computer Graphics Boss, Creative Group Boss 💻 😎🕶🤖🔊📹
July 26, 2019
32 Final Episode Animator Journey
It’s the final Episode of Animators Journey I share about this past year how I learned CG at 3dsense and some possible future ideas and thoughts of doing personal projects.
December 12, 2018
031 Animator Journey 9 it’s the eyes
On this episode of the Animator journey I talk about my newest animation harmony it’s all in the eyes. I also talk about the future of this podcasts and some thoughts about doing CG this whole year. Like this podcast on: https://anchor.fm/williamteh Or Buy Me a Ko-Fi Tip: https://ko-fi.com/williamteh Check my website on http://williamteh.com
November 08, 2018
30 Animator Journey 8 - Changes career Startup of You
On this episode of Animator Journey I talk about pivoting your career and going back to UX and how to be ready adaptable. - Book read recommend Startup of you https://www.amazon.com/Start-up-You-Future-Yourself-Transform-ebook/dp/B0050DIWHU - Ikigai https://www.amazon.com/Ikigai-Japanese-Secret-Long-Happy/dp/0143130722
October 05, 2018
#29 Animator Journey 7 - Ambition and Moving Forward
A short episode about ambition, getting into the flow and moving forward. Why you need Plan ABZ and some thoughts on Animation as a career. - http://williamteh.com
September 05, 2018
#28 Amazon Lumberyard Impressions
Amazon Lumberyard a game engine from Amazon integrated with AWS cloud services. A short impression and review.
August 17, 2018
#027 Animator Journey 6 - Laika visit & DVE 1
A visit from Laika and a surprise drip in from DVE1.
August 01, 2018
Ep26 Animator Journey 5 - Benson Shum reviews our Animations
During our animation review we got to meet Benson Shum from Disney to review our animations. Read more on the Blog https://williamteh.com/animator-journey-5-review-with-benson/
July 10, 2018
e25 Animator Journey #04 - Block and Redo
On this episode Of animator Journey I talk about blocking and redoing work.
June 22, 2018
24 E3 2018 Trailers Part 2 Ep 24
In this final e3 episode I talk about some new games like cyberpunk and their marketing premiere to small indie games. Blog with the trailers mentioned: https://williamteh.com/2018/06/18/e3-trailers-part-2/
June 19, 2018
#23 E3 2018 Gaming future transmedia
E3 lots of cool trailers and multi platform titles but are we thinking that games can be the future media we all engage in the future? Game Trailers: https://ariabento.wordpress.com/2018/06/12/e3-2017-trailers-part-01/ Kojima Games and Film will merge http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/article/38737220/hideo-kojima-says-games-and-films-will-merge-together
June 14, 2018
Animator Journey #003 - Keeping it simple
I talk a bit about why we need to keep things simple when we do animation or other creative endeavors.
June 07, 2018
#21 Reboot TV show before toy story
Before Toy Story there was Reboot the TV animated series about the internet and mainframes. Made by Mainframe Entertainment using SOFTIMAGE. A win for Canada animation at that time. I talk abit about hot it saw CG before toy stoay and how Mainframe Entertainment made the show.
May 19, 2018
Animator Journey #002 OpenToonz [#20]
Opentoonz the software from Digital Video. Used by Studio Ghibli and Futurama. I talk about my experience using it on my twitch.com/1nakata some history of the software when it was called softimage toonz and how to approach learning the software.
April 30, 2018
Animator journey #001 - coming back into animation [#19]
Today I talk about starting a new series called animator journey to document my journey to become an animator. Currently pursing a CG course in VFX and Animation. 2018/04/22
April 22, 2018
18 Self host website or free sites builders
Should I use WordPress to create my blog or website or use one of the many website builders like squarespace or a free blog like medium or LinkedIn to share my ideas or business?
April 12, 2018
17 Anchor the podcast app
Anchor app a single tool to make a podcast. I talk about the anchor app and its iteration and cutrent updates link: https://blog.intercom.com/c-a-r-e-simple-framework-user-onboarding
April 09, 2018
16 Updates CG journey Animation
I talked today about animation and my CG journey updates.
April 06, 2018
15 Final Fantasy Fortress a look at what it could have been
Final Fantasy fortress a cancelled game from Grin. Which I came across after searching for other cancelled games. I talk about where you can read and find interviews and lost concept art. Hope it inspires you. Gamespot Link: https://www.gamespot.com/articles/everything-we-know-about-fortress-the-canceled-fin/1100-6431084/
April 03, 2018
14 Playing to your strengths
I give an update on my CG course and my choice of Specialization. I talk about why it’s important to play to your strengths.
March 09, 2018
13 Tech disruptions in Design and Animation
What happens when AI takes over designing and some parts of our creative process. What can we do to stay relevant?
March 02, 2018
12 CG Updates and green sceen
Another CG update on my journey. Today I talk about what I have been doing. I have completed a green screen shoot and describe my experience with it and what is installed next.
February 21, 2018
11 Juggling Multiple Projects
Sometimes you have to make the same deadline for multiple projects. How do we manage it or work around it? That\u2019s what we talk about today.
February 19, 2018
10 Image making and your ideas
Today I talk about some of the mediums used to make images and why ideas count more than just creating a final image.
February 14, 2018
09 Stay Healthy
Stay healthy for life. Sometimes we need to let go and take care of our health first.
February 13, 2018
08 Robots Book by Doug Chiang
Today I talk about an old Artbook Robota I read long ago. Created by Doug Chiang.
January 31, 2018
07 Fundamentals of Art and Design
Today I talk about Why fundamentals are important not just for art and Design but it can be applied to other areas as well.
January 29, 2018
06 Updates on CG Journey 02
Today I talk about getting back on track on my CG journey and software I am learning as well as the projects I am working on. Check me out on twitch.tv/1nakata to see my Learning progress.
January 27, 2018
05 Updates and using social media
Talking about some updates and social media.
January 17, 2018
04 Working within limitations
Working within the limitations for your creativity.
September 06, 2017
03 Media Composer First Look
I take a look at Media Composer First from Avid a big step for the co. To get younger filmmakers in the platform.
September 01, 2017
E02 Concept Car & Copy Learn
E02 of William Setup an Anchor podcast. Learning how to draw a concept car by copying and breaking down the steps.
August 24, 2017
Welcome to WILLIAM podcast
Ep 01 of the William Anchor Podcast.
August 10, 2017