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Welcome to Crazy Minnow Studio! We are a small indie software development team primarily focused on game development using the Unity engine. Our pipeline includes: games, game development tools and assets, and video tutorial production. Check out our Unity lip sync asset, SALSA Lip-Sync, available on the Unity Asset Store. Follow our blog for updates on our Unity asset and game development, as well as other happenings in indie game development.

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SALSA v2.0 devBlog

UPDATE (2017-09-17): Most of the 3D features are finalized and in place. Now we're focusing on 2D elements. Still no release date -- sorry. SALSA v2.0 is coming! Likely you have already seen some of the teaser videos we have published, showing off the quality gains over SALSA 1.x. If not, head over to our YouTube channel to take a peek. The response and excitement for SALSA 2.0 is growing and with that, there are a lot of questions. This post will… View More


Run OGRE Run!

Run OGRE Run Ludum Dare 33 endless runner

We finished our Ludum Dare 33 game jam entry. Run OGRE, Run! (a cute little endless runner) was built in 72hrs for the jam! We'll post a breakdown of our process and approach after the jam is over, and we've had a chance to catch up on sleep. Until… View More


Crazy Minnow attending SIGGRAPH 2015

SIGGRAPH 2015 conference logo

I'm attending the SIGGRAPH 2015 conference in LA on Tuesday, August 11th. I'll be walking the exhibit floor in a white polo with the SALSA logo on the front and the Crazy Minnow… View More


SALSA (lip-sync) with RandomEyes (eye-movement) v1.3 Now Live on the Unity Asset Store

Lip-sync Eye-movement Unity Asset

Lip-sync and Eye-movement Asset Updated (Release Notes): Version 1.3 of our automatic lip-synchronization and eye-movement asset, SALSA with RandomEyes, is now available on the Unity… View More


SALSA with RandomEyes v1.3.0 Final Submitted to the Unity Asset Store

Automatic eye-movement Custom Inspector

New Version 1.3.0 Submitted to the Unity Asset Store: Last night, version 1.3.0-final of our 5-star-rated, automatic lip-sync and eye-movement asset (SALSA with RandomEyes) was submitted to the Unity Asset Store. This version brings a better lip-sync and eye-movement experience with Unity… View More


SALSA with RandomEyes 1.2 update

Our new SALSA with RandomEyes version 1.2 is feature complete and nearly ready for release. We're going to run it through a few more implementation scenarios just to be sure we didn't introduce bugs along with the new features. Stay tuned for the official release details coming soon! We smell a release celebration sale in the… View More


theMinnow Has a New Website!

Crazy Minnow is super excited to announce the launch of our new web site and forum system! We've dumped our Wordpress system in favor of a much more flexible and streamlined content management system called ProcessWire. We feel that this releases our creative and technical shackles and will allow us to better grow with our endeavors. It's no coincidence that Crazy Minnow announced the… View More


Slates! Still on the Burner

There hasn't been much news on Slates! lately, primarily because there isn't much to report at present. The project is still being worked so no worries there. We expect some good progress to be reported… View More


SALSA On Track for Release

Crazy Minnow is very busy, ramping SALSA up for a release on the Unity Asset Store. There are a few bugs left to squash and some marketing material to put together, but the Minnow crew report that the product is solid and rapidly approaching release. Stay… View More