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
Balancing an HDR Scene 50
I Am the Gamedev Endboss 360
GDC 2017 Demo 41
Point/Spot Volumetrics 10
The Gauntlet to GDC 2017 12
Atmospherics/Style Update 88 6
Greetings from Nevada v2 54 1
Greetings From Nevada! 11
A View from Goliath 17 1
Gas 41 2
A Shape of Things to Come 26
Mech Controller Work 18
Behemoth Proto-Concept B2 59 3 2
++Atmospherics 26
Behemoth Prototype (wip) 14
VERY JOY MACHINE HOLIDAY 7
Steel Hunters + iOS Apps! 10 1
BROBOT STANDS ONCE MORE 12 1 1
Almost There, Brobot 14
UE4 - Volumetric Lighting 13 1
Welcome to... Untitled 39 1
Calm Before the Storm 19
Rendering & Site Updates! 40
BROBOT MOVIN + 80lv Piece 23 1
New Water Shader/Material 58
Target Spec Mech (WIP) 41 1
I Broked it, It's Awesome 52 3
Working Out Lighting Bugs 38
Kaboom 18
Mech Walkin' Here 33
Proto Composition Test 24
Tealy Pink High-Res Mech 46 1
Mech Assembly v2-ish 33 2
Dev Stream #1 for SH 18
Introducing Joy Machine 99 3
It Lives. IT LIVES. 26
Mech Bits and Bits and... 17 1
can't say I didn't try 25
Procedural Walk Cycle 44
Future of Steel Harvest 34
Patreon and Mega-Mechs 92 1
btw: Still Got 'Splosions 14
New Mech Preview 40
PBR Lighting & Shading 50 3
Playing with VFX 20
Post Effect Stack Test 21
Graphics Dev Stuff 28
Leaving Las Vegas wip-env 15 1
Leaving Las Vegas 15
Landscape Texturing++ 39
Map Concept - Swamp 32