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Unity's particle system.

―Dani

Daniel W.S. (born: June 15, 1997 (1997-06-15) [age 23])[1], better known online as Dani (or DaniDev, formerly dwsGames), is a Norwegian YouTuber who was born in Bergen, Norway. On Daniel's main YouTube channel, he posts videos mainly consisting of him developing games in Unity using multiple languages from C# to C++.

Early Programming Experience

When Daniel was 15, he was introduced to the Java programming language for the first time, and after learning it for a while, he fell in love with it. He would make simple games with core Java using the Intellij IDEA IDE for Java by Jetbrains. After a while, Daniel wanted to make better games and was introduced to several Game Engines, but chose Unity as it uses C#, which was similar to Java.

Development Series

Daniel has a running series where people say "Or you can't do that". This has led to some interesting projects by Daniel, he has made a game called Karlson which is now on Steam awaiting release. Not long after making the initial game he then made a follow-up video showing the process of him making the Multiplayer aspect of his game Karlson. Most recently, he made a vr game called "Ogga Bogga"  when he was challenged like this in ""He said I Couldn't Make a VR Game... So I Bought a VR Headset and Made One!"

Video Games & Coding

Daniel has made many video games on his channel, the most notable one currently is called Karlson and is awaiting to be released on Steam. But he has made other original games like Fair n' Square[2] and Off The Balls[3]. He also created a game namely "TeamTrees" as his part in the TeamTrees project, which has a goal of raising a total of 20 million dollars by the end of 2019, and for every dollar raised, Arbor Day Foundation will plant a tree. Dani inserted ads in his game and all revenue was donated to TeamTrees.

He has also developed games under a time limit, he would make that game within a certain deadline. He made a video of making a mobile game in a day[4]. He later made a game in just two days[5]. He made another challenge of making himself a website which he used to advertise the games he made and so he can post his mobile game to the Apple App Store[6]. He made a game in 48 hours.[7] Another game in 12 hours[8], and then made a game in one hour[9]. He then made a 3D game under the challenge of his fans. Due to his devotion to milk, he named the headset he made Oculus Milk, also partially because he made the headset out of milk boxes.

Computer Specs / Equipment

  • Computer: Surface Pro Intel Core i5 7th Gen, 8GB DDR3 Sodimm, 256GB Storage.
  • Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060
  • Intel Core i9-9900k
  • 32GB RAM
  • Oculus Milk: a cheap remake of the Oculus headsets.
  • Keyboard: Steelseries 6Gv2
  • Mouse: Steelseries Rival 100
  • Mic: AT2020+
  • Screen: ViewSonic 24" LED Curved VX2458
  • Headset: Steelseries Arctis 3
  • Oculus Quest

Video Game List

Tools that he uses/used

  • IntelliJ IDEA (For coding in Java)
  • Rider (for coding Unity games in C#)
  • Blender (For making 3D assets)
  • Visual Studio Code (used when making a website, he also used it for Python)
  • Sublime Text (used when he followed a tutorial on web development, but gave it up for Visual Studio Code)
  • Git (Source Control)
  • Github (Managing Git repos)
  • Adobe Suite (Photoshop for making art assets, Premire to make videos. After Effects to make gifs)

Languages he knows

  • Java
  • C#
  • Python
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Haskell
  • ActionScript (Formerly)

Enemies

  • Billy
  • Billy's brother, Willy
  • jotaro music (a YouTube user, the one who initially made the "or you can't do that" series)
  • things that aren't looking kinda THICC or things that look CRINGE

Trivia

  • Dani has a passion for milk and is often seen drinking milk.
    • However, due to the "orange juice bad" joke being out of control and people were getting harrassed so, Dani decided to make peace with Orange Juice Gang as a whole.[10]
  • Dani jokes in his videos that everything looks “THICC”.
  • Dani is known for having a Windows 10 skin to make it look like Windows 98.
  • Dani often blacks out after encountering technical difficulties in programming, and when he wakes up the problem will disappear.
  • Dani is a huge nerd and rarely go out. This is also why he decided not to plant trees himself because he is afraid of the sunlight.
  • Dani despises Billy, an enemy created for Karlson 3D but turned out to be passive.
  • Dani is very bad at creating a title and an icon for his game. And that's why games called "bad game" and "farty rocket" were born under Dani's hands.
  • Dani became very well known after making videos on Karlson 3D.
  • Dani constantly compliments the Unity Particle System.
  • Dani has made a VR headset called the Oculus Milk.
    • He thinks that Google copied him with their "Google Cardboard" as the Oculus Milk similarly acts like it (e.g. you put a phone in).
    • Dani invented the religion that says Unity's Particle System is the center of the universe.
  • He allegedly has a brother.
  • Dani has contributed code to the Github Arctic Code Vault, he has contributed both of his repositories on Github to the Code Vault.
  • He used to have a couple of old channels before creating his current channel, Dani.
    • One of them is Zaruk12, where he made stickman animations using Pivot Animator.
    • Another one is runescapeshow1, where he made videos based on the game, Runescape.
    • He had another channel (currently named "Old channel", original name unknown), where he made Battlefield videos.
      • He moved to a new channel, which later got banned for unknown reasons. This later causes Dani to retire from YouTube and gaming.
        • 3 years later after focusing on school, social life, etc., he later got back on YouTube and made music, CSGO gameplay, edits, etc.

References

This page was created by Aeywoo on February 15, 2020.

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