The Big Dare

15. December 2015 Game Jams 2
The Big Dare
A “Safe or Sorry” Postmortem Safe or Sorry is available for free here Safe or Sorry is currently being voted on here This past weekend I did something I’d never done before. I entered a game jam. Specifically I entered Ludum Dare 34. For those of you unfamiliar with Ludum Dare, it works a little ...

Learning from My Mistakes

08. December 2015 Characters 0
Learning from My Mistakes
I hate the Baron.  Of all the assets that have gone into the game none have cost me so much time and have paid out so little.  It’s not that he looks fundamentally bad, he just doesn’t look right for the game.  He doesn’t have enough character. He doesn’t meet the aesthetic style I want ...

We’ll do it live!!!

We’ll do it live!!!
I must admit that I feel like I missed the live-stream hype train.  I never really understood why people got into watching other people play video games. I’ve heard people liken it to watching professional sports, but honestly I don’t really understand why people get so into that, either.  Despite my inability to understand its appeal, I ...

Super Mutants Ate My Homework

17. November 2015 Off-Topic 0
Super Mutants Ate My Homework
Despite trying my best to have a new update every week unfortunately sometimes things make it literally impossible to make any progress or write a post. Things such as the launch of Fallout 4 can happen and before you know it it’s Tuesday and nothing got done the previous week for some reason. Anyway nothing ...

Adventures in Amateur Civil Engineering

Adventures in Amateur Civil Engineering
So remember when I said I was leaving procedural generation out of the game until I hit playable prototype? Well it looks like I lied. Since learning about procedural generation in my advanced algorithms classes way back at school I’ve really been fascinated by the idea of getting the machine to create portions of your ...