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Developer Journal - 1 day, 10 hours ago
C++11 variable args applied to signals/slots system - By Aardvajk
Quick snippetty post today. Been looking at making a clean signals/slots system using varadic templates. This is only tested with GCC 4.7.2#ifndef DELEGATE_H#define DELEGATE_H#include <vector...
Developer Journal - 3 days, 11 hours ago
Reduce the Scale or Create a Demo? - By Navyman
Scale of a project is often the weakest point in a game's development. The game I have in mind to create is no different. Battleline is a Collectable Card Game (CCG) with nearly 500 cards alone sca...
Developer Journal - 5 days, 15 hours ago
Donations - By newtechnology
Well, I was willing to put a donation button but PayPal does not want me to do this because Indians are not allowed to use donation button in PayPal.I am at the moment in need of money because I wa...
Developer Journal - 6 days, 1 hour ago
Zzazzy 1.0.0 - By jwezorek
My iPad game Zzazzy has made it through the review process and is now on the App Store: see here .I will be updating the page I have for it here this week with more detailed instructions than what...
Developer Journal - 6 days, 21 hours ago
ComponentManager v ComponentMapper: Dawn of Components - By TheChubu
Do you know in which results page dustArtemis appears if you search for “artemis framework” in Google? Absolutely in none of them! So we're going to celebrate by talking about the ComponentManager...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 3 days ago
You'll regret not keeping a dev journal - By joew
Way back in the day when we first started pre-production on Empyrios I told myself I wanted to make time to keep a development journal.Unfortunately I did not.There was always something else I had...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 3 days ago
Progress Report - July 21st 2014 - By Norman Barrows
Progress Report - July 21st 2014Beta 9 has been posted to the website, with a new download page:http://rocklandsoftware.net/beta.php I could really use some feedback on the game, so please, check i...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 5 days ago
Time for a fresh week! - By joew
I spent the majority of the week polishing design, although that pretty much amounted to ability naming and drafting our final HUD design and functionality. Until you sit down and try to name 120 a...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 5 days ago
Weekend Reading: Tales from Journal Land - By Gaiiden
Here are your entries from 7 /12 - 7/19 Welcome back, SIC Games and Mak !Project Updates GoCatGo's Development Journal - GoCatGo has a new image showing off the changes to the post-process effect...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 6 days ago
Site Migration - By ericrrichards22
I've decided to move my blog off of Blogger. Blogger was great for getting started, but it has just become too painful to fight with going forward. I'm sick of fighting the Blogger templating to fo...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 6 days ago
Source code released - By newtechnology
http://i.imgur.com/cBP5UJf.png I never actually never planned to release the source code of this project because I thought I was going to finish the game actually. I created this project mainly...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 12 hours ago
Agent-based economic modelling - By polyfrag
I don't know whether I'm more interested in economic modelling or making games. I tried to start on an article of my economic model.-------In recent years, agent-based economic modeling has been ge...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 18 hours ago
GS:SW "Mercenaries" -- Log 2 - "Let there be Game!" - By Orymus3
"Let there be Game!" I was hoping to get this done much earlier, but a lot got in the way...Coming in, I knew this was going to be a tough/long stretch. I wanted to work more on the combat aspect...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 19 hours ago
Another great way to reduce my insantiy with interfaces... - By SIC Games
Upon revising the engine's SDK - I finally understood how powerful creating interfaces can truely be! Say inside the level editor the grid outline outputs color - the skybox outputs texture data -...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Evolution of Icons - By joew
One of the things we're working on finalizing right now on Empyrios: Prophecy of Flame is the HUD for selecting unit abilities. Our artist Jove is working on upgrading and polishing the final artwo...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 3 days ago
2D conundrum - By polyfrag
I've been working on the project with my open source buddy and I've started on the economics side of things.https://github.com/polyf/corpstatesc But my partner's graphics card is fried and he's run...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 3 days ago
The Return of the Lord - Games by younger me - By Arthur Souza
Hey guys! I thought I would share this with you. This is a game I made with rpgmaker that lasted a while. I worked in this from 2004-2007, when I was 14-17.The game is in Portuguese, pt-br, so that...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Clipping Lines to a Rectangle using the Cohen-Sutherland Algorithm - By ericrrichards22
For the last six or eight months, off and on, I’ve been trying to write some code that will create a Voronoi diagram from a set of random points, inspired by Amit Patel’s Polygonal Map Generation...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 4 days ago
A new "Painterly" Visual Style for Halloween 2014 - By GoCatGo
I'm really digging this post-process effect on my Halloween 2014 game's mood. I'm close to getting a nice mix of both creepy and nostalgic -- just what I am aiming for.Unfortunately I'm hitting st...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 5 days ago
What's in a name? - By joew
We have finally completed the work needed to correct the naming/branding issue I mentioned in my last post . It took a lot more time and effort than I had originally hoped, but in the end I'm extre...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Weekend Reading: Tales from Journal Land - By Gaiiden
Ohh an entry image. What is it? Well, it's not programming a game but instead programming in a game, as I write some code (that works! Amazing!) for an autonomous rover in Kerbal Space Program. An...
Developer Journal - 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Speed bumps and soft launches - By joew
Whenever people ask me what it's like to build a startup, not just in games but in general, I often equate it to driving a car with no breaks down a road full of speed bumps and road blocks. If you...
Developer Journal - 3 weeks, 1 day ago
One Year Later… - By ericrrichards22
Tuesday was the anniversary of my first real post on this blog. For the most part, I’ve tried to keep my content here on the technical side of things, but, what the hell, this is a good time to r...
Developer Journal - 3 weeks, 1 day ago
A try at Unity - By newtechnology
So I haven't posted for a while because I was busy learning about unity game engine. After looking at this game engine, I thought it would have been better if I started my scratch game project afte...
Developer Journal - 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Getting Lost Keeping the Lights on - By Navyman
There comes a time, for some more than once, when a single developer or small team looks at their financing and the decision to continue working or increase the available funds must be answered. Th...


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