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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.

Welcome to theMinnow's Blog. Here you'll find a collection of posts on all manner of minnowy subjects, primarily focused on our Unity assets and indie game development. We'll also be shamelessly plugging our latest Unity asset, SALSA with RandomEyes, available on the Unity Asset Store. We have a rapidly growing collection of tutorials and video tutorials you can quickly get to using the Categories shortcuts. To check out our projects, like SALSA with RandomEyes, use the Projects menu item to the left. You can also search for posts using the search bar at the top right. Follow us on Twitter to get our latest updates. Whatever your preference, ENJOY!

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QUICK-TIP: Configure SALSA With Fewer BlendShapes

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We've gone to great extents to make SALSA look as good as possible with as few blendshapes as possible. However, for those of you that would like to try SALSA with fewer blendshapes, this is possible as well, and the results are pretty good. For the purposes of this article, we'll be using SALSA 3D, but the principles work with SALSA 2D as well. SALSA uses four (4) mouth positions in normal operation. This requires the configuration of 4 basic mouth shapes on your model. However, you can implement SALSA with 1 - 4 shapes;… View More


SALSA with RandomEyes, available now in the Unity Asset Store

SALSA with RandomEyes has been approved for inclusion in the Unity Asset Store! Pick up your copy today for only $25! Asset Store Unity Forum Announcement SALSA with… 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


SALSA with RandomEyes submitted to Unity!!!

SALSA with RandomEyes Unity Asset store submission draft

Crazy Minnow Studio, LLC is very excited to announce that SALSA with RandomEyes has been submitted to the Unity Assest Store. If you haven't heard, SALSA with RandomEyes is our brand new 2D and 3D lip synchronization and eye movement control system for the Unity 3D game engine. ┬áThe Unity approval process should take about 3-5 days, and once approved, SALSA with RandomEyes will be available to the public for just $25.┬áHere's a preview shot of what SALSA with RandomEyes will look like in the… View More


SALSA Bugs Terminated

It appears that all life-threatening bugs have been squashed. SALSA and RandomEyes are one step closer to being rolled… 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