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Weekend Reading: Tales from Journal Land

Posted by Gaiiden, in Weekend Reading 15 February 2014 · 604 views

Here are your Journal Land entries from the period of 2/7-2/14

Stop by to say hello and welcome to new authors jorgander and Lysergide!

Project Updates
  • Arkanong development blog - molehill mountaineer explains the math behind a collision detection algorithm that lets him detect collisions between a circle and a line segment so he can have hexagon barriers in his Arkanog project.
  • Crawling with ideas - ManTis wants to help motivate himself to tackle otherwise boring tasks and is working on an iOS/Android app that will help anyone gamify tasks to level up their lives
  • Pixel → Tile → World - Servant of the Lord shares some new 2D pixel art assets
  • arka80's Journal - arka80 has decided to change his RPG project from top-down to isometric
  • A Journal - polyfrag has a few new screenshots of the economic sim working within Corporation States
  • RADICAL HEROES: CRIMSON CITY CRISIS - MAD UNICORN GAMES has released a game demo for their 2D side scroller beat em up
  • Framework Philosophies - doeme follows up on his previous entry I noted last week on creating a UI for viewing and editing graphs for his Qt-based project. Here he goes over the code for the prototype
  • et1337 makes games - et1337 has some new Lemma screenshots to share with us all
  • kseh's blog - kseh has passed the year mark on his RPG project and takes some time to reflect on the current status of it
  • A Keyboard and the Truth - EDI has some entries for Revel Immortal improvements leading up to the next alpha release, which just dropped as I was writing up this post
Game Dev Stuffs
  • Exploring, learning and failing - h0wser has an overview of his team's successful dev weekend get together
  • Path Tracing Adventures - Arjan B details his coursework project that will have him implement a path tracer with CUDA
  • codenine75a's Journal - codenine75a stumbles upon what appears to be a 90-day evaluation version of Visual C++ 2012 Ultimate if anyone is looking to give it a spin
  • Vaerydian - Net Gnome continues his discussion of Coroutines, and starts building a framework for them in C#
Other Stuffs
  • Tutorial Doctor's Journal - Tutorial Doctor presents some food for thought in the form of quotes from various famous people in regards to really knowing what you know - like Albert Einstein: “If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.”