Scott Anderson, Indie Tech Talk 01

Babycastles & NYU-Poly's Game Innovation Lab Present: Indie Tech Talks 01 .  Featuring Scott Anderson and hosted by Andy Nealen.


In the first of ten Indie tech talks, Scott Anderson, creator of Shadow Physics, spoke about using technology for gameplay innovations, specifically signed distance fields. His three inspirations: Demo Scene, Creative Coding, and Molecular Gastronomy.  Besides making stunning real-time visualizations, 2D signed distance fields have been used in games like PixelJunk Shooter, however so far there are no games using 3D.  Check Matt Swoboda's blog ( for more information regarding signed distance fields. Linked sources of topics in the talk are here: