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Why am I making a game anyway?

Posted by Tutorial Doctor, 17 January 2014 · 350 views
game, industry
Am I trying to change the world? Am I trying to create something I will play every day of my life to pass time? Am I trying to make money from it?

Most games today are temporary games and have no real value. So why am I even thinking about making a game with the hope of potentially making "a" sell? So much goes into them, and if I want it to have any sor...

Games are good social pastime.

Posted by Tutorial Doctor, 17 January 2014 · 305 views
game, social, interaction
I had a eureka!

So, a friend and I were bored, and we were wondering what we could do together to not be bored. We could have talked, or we could have watched a movie, or we could have listened to music etc. But we wanted to have fun without having to go out somewhere and spend money.

Well, we played a game!

Games are a good social pastime. And I think...

I don't ask for help with my code unless I really need it.

Posted by Tutorial Doctor, 13 January 2014 · 402 views
help, question, code
I see a lot of people asking for help with their code. And in some posts I wonder if they actually searched for the answer.

I don't ask for help with my code unless I really need it. It helps me to learn. I think I come to this site too often as it is when I should be working on something. Yes, it is convenient that we can come here and get help from so...

Artificial Intelligence Ideas

Posted by Tutorial Doctor, 10 January 2014 · 339 views
ai, artificial, intelligence and 1 more...
So, I have been looking at a lecture course on itunes U called "CPSC 689- Introduction to AI Robotics," by Texas A&M University.

Why? Well, i was trying to get a little more info on how artificial intelligence is done by the actually smart people to apply it to my mission to program the 5 senses. I just got an idea for how to proceed from the 3rd vid...

Programming the 5 Senses (entry)

Posted by Tutorial Doctor, 10 January 2014 · 373 views
sense, program, ai, artificial and 1 more...
This is a re-post from a thread I started. I am posting it here and will update from the journal:


I need some feedback on something I call a Senses System . Someone said that the way I am doing it is wrong, so I need some suggestions on how to do it right. This is how it works:

The senses s...

This is my programming Grammar.

Posted by Tutorial Doctor, 10 January 2014 · 268 views
parts, speech, grammar

The english language has many words. Each word has a designated part of speech. When these words are combined in special ways, you get a sentence.

I want to share a standard I have for translating these parts of speech into a programming language so that your code will be more readable.

I am using Lua.

Parts of Speech

A noun is...