Phil Conrod Joins the Christian Game Developer’s Conference (CGDC) Board of Directors

The Christian Game Developers Conference Board of Directors announced that they welcomed Phil Conrod as a new Board Member in 2019. Phil Conrod been working in both Game Development and Information Technology for over forty years. In the early 1980s, he was a full-time game developer with over two dozen published titles. After the North America Video Game Crash (1983-1985), he took a full-time technology job in Corporate America and his game publishing company became a part-time business for him. Over the past 34 years, he has served in many different IT leadership roles at several different large corporations including Sundstrand, SAFECO, Kenworth Truck Company, PACCAR and Darigold. He last served as the Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer for Darigold for over a decade (Got Milk?). He has also published two dozen textbooks which are used in K-12 schools & universities to help teach app & game programming. You can read more about his games and textbook tutorials at https://www.biblebytebooks.com and https://www.kidwaresoftware.com.

Phil is very honored and humbled to serve the Christian Game Developers Community on the CGDC Board of Directors. Please let him know how he can serve the CGDC community in this new Board Member role.

Phil Conrod and Kris Murray Host a Unity Workshop on the Unity Multipurpose Avatar (UMA ) and Navigation at the 2019 CGDC

Phil Conrod and Kris Murray Host a Unity Workshop on the Unity Multipurpose Avatar (UMA ) and Navigation at the 2019 CGDC.  The Workshop for Unity 3D to create customizable characters and get them to walk around a 3D scene. Learn the Unity Multipurpose Avatar and how to change skin and hair color, body, proportions and clothes. Take that same 3D character and set it to motion on its own using Navmesh. Preparation required: Bring a laptop, download and install Unity, and get the free Unity Assets “Standard Assets” and “UMA 2” from the Unity Asset Store. Participants should have a cursory understanding of C# scripting.

Friday, 1:15pm – 2:30pm, Trail Room

CGDC 2019 Talk: Kris Murray & Phil Conrod / “Unity Workshop #1: UMA and Navigation”

Posted by The Christian Game Developers Conference on Friday, July 19, 2019

BookAuthority Selects Computer Bible Games with Java as One of the 3 Best New Java Swing Books To Read In 2019!

BookAuthority Selects our Computer Bible Games with Java as 1 of the 3 Best New Java Swing Books To Read In 2019!

 

BookAuthority also names Computer Bible Games with Java as the 11th Best Java Swing Textbook of All Time:

 

BookAuthority Best Java Swing Books of All Time

 

 

 

Exodus Vigil PC Game – Beta Demo – Based on the Exodus: God of the Slaves Historical Christian Novel by Kris Murray

BibleByte Books & Games will be conducting a live demo of their new  3D Puzzle Bible Adventure PC Game called Exodus Vigil at the 2019 CGDC in Portland, Oregon on July 21,2019.  the PC Game is based on the Historical Christian Novel by Kris Murray  called Exodus: God of the Slaves.  It is our first game that uses the 3D puzzle adventure  game engine that we built for the Introduction to Unity 3D Using C#:Exodus Adventure Game Design and Development tutorial textbook.  To see a video of our beta game demo click on the video link below.

Phil Conrod and Kris Murray Co-Present at the 2017 CGDC – “Designing and Developing a 3D Adventure Game Using C# and Unity 3D