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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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NodeCanvas Actions for SALSA with RandomEyes

We're very excited to announce that with the release of SALSA with RandomEyes 1.4.0 and NodeCanvas 2.4.0, you can now control SALSA lip-sync natively with the [Say] and [Multiple Choice] dialogue Nodes in NodeCanvas's DialogueTree Graph. If you're not familiar with NodeCanvas, it's a superb behavior designer and… View More


Unity Microphone Input Asset - micInput-lite

SALSA add-on micInput-lite real-time microphone input for lip-sync

micInput-lite is a real-time, Unity microphone input asset (currently free for use with SALSA lip-sync) micInput-lite v1.6.0 is the current stable release version. ~ supports run-time instantiation and flexible AudioSource components… View More


Launcher Wizard for Ubuntu

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Let me start by saying I'm a Windows guy. I'm not always thrilled with Windows desktop iterations, and often seemingly misguided direction changes, but with a long history in Information Systems I find myself more productive on Windows. I'm also a super fanboy of the .NET framework, and other brilliant software underpinnings that… View More


SALSA and RandomEyes Actions for Cinema Director

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If you've already purchased SALSA with RandomEyes, we'd like to thank you with this free Cinema Director add-on that includes over 40 custom Actions. If you haven't already purchased SALSA with RandomEyes, we'd like to sweeten the deal with this free Cinema Director add-on that includes over 40 custom… View More


UMA 2 Lipsync using SALSA with RandomEyes (open beta)

UMA 2 - Unity Multipurpose Avatar is an amazing character generation system, and we're thrilled to announce the release of our first beta workflow for adding SALSA lipsync and RandomEyes eye movement and blinking to your UMA 2 characters. SALSA with RandomEyes, for 3D characters, is a BlendShape-based system, while UMA 2 is a bone-based system. The key features in UMA 2 that allows us to add support are the… View More


Experimental: SALSA & UMA 2

This is an experimental demonstration of SALSA lipsync on an UMA 2 character. This is our first pass to add support, but we hope to offer official support soon. We're excited to add UMA support to our growing list of supported character generation systems (Fuse Character Creator, Autodesk Character Generator, Daz3D, MCS by Morph… View More


SALSA Lipsync - Simple, Flexible, Quality

A quick demonstration of SALSA 1-click lipsync, eye movement, and facial animation on Autodesk Character Generator, Fuse Character Creator, Daz3D, and MCS (Morph 3D) characters, using recorded audio, live microphone input, and runtime text-to-speech using the… View More