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Beginnings of the Wayward Programmer



From: Looking to get into sprite-based 2D game programming

Posted by Alpheus, 05 April 2013 · 497 views
For Beginners, Game Programming and 5 more...
Source: Looking to get into sprite-based 2D game programming


Another try with HTDP 2nd Edition

Posted by Alpheus, in Scheme 08 January 2012 · 1,147 views

http://www.ccs.neu.e...e/prologue.html


(define BOARDWIDTH 200)
(define BOARDHEIGHT 200)
(define STARTPOSITION 50)
(define BOARDBKGR "blue")
(define GAMEBOARD (empty-scene BOARDWIDTH BOARDHEIGHT BOARDBKGR))
(define ROCKET .)
(define UFO (overlay (circle 10...


My "Lesson" Stories

Posted by Alpheus, 11 July 2010 · 209 views

The story is based in a fictional world, that is quite similar to our own. This will not be Dragonball Z. No lasers, flying, or 5 minutes power-ups. There will be some instances of chi manipulation but nothing near the DBZ level. Nowhere close or even halfway. The names of the characters are still in fluctuation. The titles will be static for the most part....


My New Year's Resolution

Posted by Alpheus, 31 December 2006 · 222 views

Accomplish the goals I set last year for myself; Not whine, not bitch, but do (or in the words of the great Yoda, "Do or not do; there is not try."); relax.

So what's yours?


A year in the good OK

Posted by Alpheus, 23 November 2006 · 230 views

Well I'm almost finished my Bachelor's degree. I've spent a year in Oklahoma far away from family and friends. I must say that it's been quite an experience. I've learned alot about myself and realize that I have alot of character changes to accomplish (ex: procrastination, oy).

After my degree, I believe I'm going to go through all the Workshops and my...


OOOOOOoooooooo LISP!!!

Posted by Alpheus, 16 May 2006 · 262 views

You know what the hardest thing about Lisp/Scheme is?? No, it's not the parenthesis or that everything is surrounded by parenthesis. Oh nooooo, it's that damn prefix operator!!!

**shakes fist, with flames bursting from wrist and brimstone hailing onto Silicon Valley**


So I got a novel idea

Posted by Alpheus, 06 May 2006 · 172 views

...and decided to take my own advice. Since rediscovering the joys of programming and game programming, I dusted off my Game Maker program and gave it another whirl. It it becoming a fruitful and enlightening experience. Even in a drag and drop environment, understanding the flow of events the "code" that executes those events is crucial. I've spent 3 hours...


Today I have reached Moderator Status

Posted by Alpheus, 06 April 2006 · 211 views

At 2:42pm CST (MS) Time, my rating is 1502! Now I feel like I've reached another GD.net threshold in usefulness and knowledge. I'll go home after work and rejoice! 2000 here I come!






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