Category : Blog

9 years ago 0

A day later than originally planned thanks to the genius idea of writing a sprite-font generator for scratch instead of just putting together in Photoshop, we present to you… The Iron Star Media Free Game Assets Pack 07 – Game Icons 01. This pack provides you with; Network game lobby icons (5 icons in 5 […]

9 years ago 0

I just wanted to post a quick apology that this Tuesday’s game assets didn’t go out as planned. Rest assured that they are coming – but for one week only we will be delivering on a Wednesday instead. Consider it like ‘late mail’ because of all of the snow!  The reason it’s taken a bit […]

9 years ago 0

Ikaroids is a fast-paced dual-stick shooter for the Xbox 360 that is available now on the Xbox Live Marketplace. With over 23 campaign stages and a challenging survival mode, Ikaroids combines the classic arcade-style shooter with modern-day physics and effects. This week, we’re giving away 3 copies of Ikaroids. For your chance to win a […]

9 years ago 0

First off, a much needed happy new year to one and all. We hope that you had a fantastic break over the Christmas period and that you’re settling back into your real lives again as we speak.¬†We’ve still got a bit of the Christmas cheer here at Iron Star Media and we’re happy to announce […]

9 years ago 0

We are happy to announce that the first official patch for Ikaroids is now available on the Xbox Live Marketplace. Patch 1.07 (excuse the strange numbering system) addresses a few issues that were affecting some players with regards to the logic of the survival stages. We have also added persistent options to the game so […]

9 years ago 0

I know we said that we’d probably be too busy to release another free game asset pack pre-new-year, but we have managed to find the time to bring more content to the developer community. This week, we’ll mostly be serving planets – both in the form of sprites for your 2D games and as textures […]

9 years, 1 month ago 0

We want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas from the Iron Star Media offices. We hope that you have some great festivities planned and that you have a well deserved break from work and real life! Keep your eyes peeled for more game developer freebies and some free copies of Ikaroids that we’ll be giving away in […]

9 years, 1 month ago 0

With Christmas just around the corner, this is likely to be our last game development assets give away of the year. Rest assured however, that we’re working on something rather epic for early in the new year. So, what do we have for you? A collection of sprites for you to use in creating a […]

9 years, 1 month ago 0

Another Tuesday and another pack of free game assets. This week we’ve been learning how to use XSI Mod Tool Pro (the free assets should get much better when we’ve had some good experience using these tools!). In order to celebrate, we’ve been working on some free 3D models for indie developers.

9 years, 1 month ago 0
Posted in: Blog, XNA

Perhaps the shortest blog post in the world, and only applicable to a very small cross-section of the geek population. However, if this little nugget of knowledge saves one other person the hours it took me to find this out, my work is done. If you’re trying to run SoftImage XSI Mod Tool (version 7.5 […]