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Developer Journal - 7 hours, 12 minutes ago
Better Light Propagation Volumes - By 肉Mode
In my last entry I described how the interpolation was poor, so I decided to "smoothe" them out. I used the compute shader to "propagate" over the neighbouring cells. This progress was done 10 pass...
Developer Journal - 13 hours, 5 minutes ago
LPV: Really, after all that time, thats it!? - By 肉Mode
For a long while I've known theres been a problem when testing for shadow visibility with my voxels during my injection of voxel lighting. But as usual I got too lazy and left it. So I got along wi...
Developer Journal - 1 day, 19 hours ago
The Right to Bear Arms - By Aardvajk
The player object now has arms that the grapples visually attach to. They smoothly move from the rest position to the correct position when grappling and rotate towards the correct point.I've had...
Developer Journal - 3 days, 15 hours ago
Age of Rogues WIP: Day 5 - By arka80
Some updates here: you can now grab things from the ground. Currently, you can grab mushrooms (if you have the ability "gather plants") and pieces of meat (if you have the ability "hunt for meat" a...
Developer Journal - 4 days, 12 hours ago
Project Update - By Aardvajk
Just wanted to post since the obligatory eight to ten weeks since last entry have passed :) The Grappling Hook project is alive and well and continuing apace. I've got the level editor at the point...
Developer Journal - 4 days, 15 hours ago
(More) Beta Testers Needed! - By gdunbar
Temple of the Abyssal Winds: Beta Testers NeededTemple of the Abyssal Winds is ready to go for, this time for Windows, and I just need a few intrepid beta-testers to go through and find the last fe...
Developer Journal - 5 days, 4 hours ago
Space distortion update - By CulDeVu
(Again, sorry for imgur image links. I really need to figure out how to embed image files)So far, I've been making pretty good progress. After a day and a half of mulling the problem over, I manage...
Developer Journal - 5 days, 21 hours ago
Gui III: Widget configuration - By Juliean
Last entry: http://www.gamedev.net/blog/1930/entry-2260413-gui-ii-widget-class-design/ Now that I've talked about how Widgets can be used, its time to discuss how they can be configured.Positioning...
Developer Journal - 6 days, 23 hours ago
Bringing this blog back to life - By CulDeVu
(Just as a pre-appology, sorry about the image links. Are you even able to attach images in Journals?)So I've decided to bring this blog back to life. When I originally started messing around wit...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 16 hours ago
Age of Rogues WIP: Day 4 - By arka80
I could name this entry "Monsters & Items" and stop writing. But I will not. I like to explain. I found that keep these records is a really useful mental help, since it gives me close milestone...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 1 day ago
Over-architecting is a form of premature optimization. - By slayemin
Something I learned today: Over-architecting is a form of premature optimization."Uh, what exactly do you mean by that?"If you've got a fixed use case to build something, you don't need to make a g...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 2 days ago
Age of Rogues WIP: Day 3 - By arka80
Focus of this session of work was to define the gameover condition and manage the death and reborn of the character. Mission accomplished, even if in a very rough state.There are two ways for die:...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 3 days ago
Gui II: Widget class design - By Juliean
Last entry: http://www.gamedev.net/blog/1930/entry-2260396-gui-i-learning-about-signalsslots/ So this time around, I'm going to talk about the engines GUIs main class, called "Widget". I took an ap...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 5 days ago
Age of Rogues WIP: Day 2 - By arka80
At the end of 8 more hours of coding I've got the following:some refactorgui system startedtransition between world and area mapminimal area map generatormovement in the wilderness And a couple of...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 5 days ago
Asset Studio - Asset Management Tool - By Endurion
After years and more years of manually adding new assets into code I tried a newer approach. I'll use this journal entry to show off my assetmanagement tool (Asset Studio) but also ask for similar...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 6 days ago
Entity pooling and EntityObservers - By TheChubu
In this update: Entity pooling and refactoring EntityObservers.dustArtemis dustArtemis is a fork of Artemis Entity System , which is a BSD-licenced small Java framework for setting up Entities...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 11 hours ago
What I am working on… - By jwezorek
I’m working on a puzzle game for iPads that takes the mechanics of a somewhat obscure game from the 1990s(*) and puts them on a double logarithmic spiral. The final app will be styled similar to...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 15 hours ago
Global Illumination Progress Update - By 肉Mode
The Global Illumination by Light Propagation Volumes is progressing in a nice way. Even though this is an artifact in a weird way, it still produces a nice result. The surface is too thin for the g...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 23 hours ago
Gui I: Learning about Signals/Slots - By Juliean
In order to make it easier for the reader, I decided to split the different modules up into multiple posts. This should also make it easier for me to write them when I got a few minutes to spare, t...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Age of Rogues WIP: Day 1 - By arka80
So project has started http://public.gamedev5.net//public/style_emoticons/default/rolleyes.gif .First I setted a working environment, with all the linkage and the bitbucket repo working, and an emp...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Age of Rogues WIP: Day 0 - By arka80
Yesterday I had a very nice (and productive) ideas exchange with some of you gdnetters, which can be seen here .It was about an idea for a pretty unusual roguelike. Don't want to rewrite all the br...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 2 days ago
'Box Shooting' Prototype Release - By newtechnology
https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xfp1/t31.0-8/s720x720/10708510_991481010878253_5948331907494154611_o.jpg I am releasing a prototype version of my upcoming android game named 'Box...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Data Design for Scene Graphs - By Jason Z
CppCon 2014 In case you haven't heard about, all of the sessions from CppCon 2014 are being released on the CppCon YouTube Channel . This is a fantastic way for you to catch up on the latest and g...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 4 days ago
CELL - First try at a scripting language - By 肉Mode
So, before anyone jumps on the "dont make your own language" wagon, I'm only trying this because I thought it would be an interesting challange and it'd be a great oppertunity to understand how oth...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 4 days ago
More of the bool-tool - By eppo
Been trying to build larger scenes using the CSG method.As base building blocks I use a series of SubD shapes as they avoid making everything look too angular. The older mesher used to make a mess...


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