Trent Polack

Creative Director, Technical Director

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I've been in games for 9+ years and have worked on oodles of games. Founder of Joy Machine (https://joy-machine.com) and am currently working on Steel Hunters: https://joy-machine.com/steel-hunters/

East Lansing, MI

Posts Projects
Fabulous Las Vegas 6
Starting a Studio w/No $$ 17
THINGS ARE HAPPENING 45 2 4
Procedural Walk Cycle 50
Balancing an HDR Scene 50
I Am the Gamedev Endboss 361
GDC 2017 Demo 53
Point/Spot Volumetrics 12
The Gauntlet to GDC 2017 14
Atmospherics/Style Update 94 6
Greetings from Nevada v2 57 1
Greetings From Nevada! 12
A View from Goliath 18 1
Gas 42 2
A Shape of Things to Come 27
Mech Controller Work 19
Behemoth Proto-Concept B2 60 3 2
++Atmospherics 28
Behemoth Prototype (wip) 15
VERY JOY MACHINE HOLIDAY 7
Steel Hunters + iOS Apps! 11 1
BROBOT STANDS ONCE MORE 12 1 1
Almost There, Brobot 15
UE4 - Volumetric Lighting 18 1
Welcome to... Untitled 40 1
Calm Before the Storm 20
Rendering & Site Updates! 41
BROBOT MOVIN + 80lv Piece 23 1
New Water Shader/Material 59
Target Spec Mech (WIP) 41 1
I Broked it, It's Awesome 53 3
Working Out Lighting Bugs 38
Kaboom 18
Mech Walkin' Here 34
Proto Composition Test 24
Tealy Pink High-Res Mech 46 1
Mech Assembly v2-ish 34 2
Dev Stream #1 for SH 19
Introducing Joy Machine 104 3
It Lives. IT LIVES. 26
Mech Bits and Bits and... 18 1
can't say I didn't try 25
Future of Steel Harvest 35
Patreon and Mega-Mechs 92 1
btw: Still Got 'Splosions 14
New Mech Preview 40
PBR Lighting & Shading 50 3
Playing with VFX 21
Post Effect Stack Test 21
Graphics Dev Stuff 29
Leaving Las Vegas wip-env 16 1
Leaving Las Vegas 16
Landscape Texturing++ 39
Map Concept - Swamp 33