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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 best-selling 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 Unity 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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Unity Microphone Input Asset - SalsaMicInput

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

SalsaMicInput is a real-time, Unity microphone input asset (currently free for use with SALSA LipSync Suite) SalsaMicInput v2.0.0 is the current release version for SALSA LipSync v2. Using a microphone in Unity… View More


Using SALSA Lip-Sync with Master Audio Playlists & Groups

Master Audio Unity Asset

Master Audio Integration with SALSA LipSync: SalsaMasterAudio (UPDATE) 2019-06-22 version 2.0.0: initial release for SALSA LipSync v2. We've created a set of helper-scripts to link up Dark Tonic's Master Audio Playlist functionality with our SALSA LipSync asset.… View More


SALSA LipSync and RT-Voice...a winning pair!

SALSA & RT-Voice logos

SALSA LipSync & RT-Voice :: runtime text-to-speech! Our RT-Voice addon has been updated for SALSA LipSync v2! RT-Voice (runtime… View More


SALSA text-to-lipsync using SalsaTextSync

SalsaTextSync is a free add-on for SALSA LipSync v2, which adds text-based simulated lipsync to your SALSA enabled characters. Simply add SalsaTextSync to your SALSA enabled character, set the desired words-per-minute rate, and pass text to the SalsaTextSync.Say method. SALSA will simulate lipsync to the text for the duration calculated from the words-per-minute setting. UPDATES: 2019-06-21 -- version 2.0.0: initial release for SALSA LipSync v2. Free add-on to add text-to-lipsync… View More


Timeline for SALSA LipSync

Configure the group name on the Emote Clip.

Unity Timeline for SALSA AudioClips, Emotes, and SalsaTextSync NOTE: The following information is more or less accurate for SALSA LipSync v2 -- some interpretation may be required until we can get the documentation properly updated. Tested with Unity versions 2017.1 - 2019.1 (release) PLEASE NOTE: TimelineSalsaCore is currently available for SALSA LipSync Suite v2. The example scene uses a couple of audio files from the EXAMPLES-Core package which has not yet been released. For testing, you may… View More


Using MCS characters with SALSA Lipsync

Morph 3D logo

New workflow brings improved 1-click SALSA setup to MCS (Morph3D) characters, introduces new default shape groups that produce great looking… View More


SALSA add-on for UMA DCS

We're very excited to announce the release of our new SALSA add-on for UMA DCS. This support package is for the UMA 2.5+ Dynamic Character System (DCS) released May 21, 2017.  *NOTE: RandomEyes 3D normally supports unlimited custom BlendShapes used for facial expression; however, since UMA DCS characters have no BlendShapes, this feature is unavailable on UMA DCS characters. Instead, we provide custom facial… View More