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Developer Journal - 1 hour, 27 minutes ago
Review of Legend of Grimrock 2 (Video Game) - By ShiftyCake
Legend of Grimrock 2 (Almost Human, 2014) is a role-playing action game with puzzle aspects modelled after classic 1980s and 1990 role-playing action games. The game is a dungeon crawler that uses...
Developer Journal - 15 hours, 19 minutes 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, 8 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 - 3 days, 22 hours ago
Native Binary Project: Day Whatever - By ApochPiQ
I continue to hack on the Epoch compiler, slowly shaping it into a powerhouse of executable binary generation. So far I've gotten the program string table and DLL import table built in a flexible a...
Developer Journal - 6 days, 14 hours ago
Announcing Psychologist.js, a RAD HTML5 VR framework - By Sean T. McBeth
I've written a little bit about this project for a little while, and I've finally decided on a name.Psychologist.js is a framework for rapidly prototyping virtual reality applications using standa...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 41 minutes ago
Rewrite ALL the things! - By ApochPiQ
OK so I'm not really rewriting everything ... just... a lot of it.The current runtime infrastructure for Epoch is precarious at best, and desperately needs some improvements. There are a number of...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 10 hours 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, 3 days ago
HTML5 audio for games made easy - By Sean T. McBeth
Audio in the browser is deceptively tetchy. It's easy to get a basic sound to play with the <audio> tag .<audio id="myAudioThinger" controls="controls" preload="auto" autoplay="true"...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 3 days ago
Why I turned down a great job offer. - By Sean T. McBeth
I recently received a very generous job offer from a rather prestigious company. I didn't even apply, they contacted me through LinkedIn. To say that I was honored to even receive a cold-contact fr...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 5 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 - 1 week, 5 days ago
Slimming down the Epoch runtime and improving program start times - By ApochPiQ
Right now a big limitation of the Epoch program execution model is the fact that .EXEs generated by the compiler are not in fact native binaries. They are compact bytecode wrapped in a thin shim th...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 6 days 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, 1 hour ago
VR Lessons Learned So Far - By Sean T. McBeth
This is a loosely organized list of things I've noticed while using and developing virtual reality applications for the smartphone-in-headset form factor. It is specific to my experience and may no...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 1 day ago
WebRTC device syncing - By Sean T. McBeth
https://www.seanmcbeth.com:8081/img/screenshot.png WebGL VR Big update today. When you use your PC in conjunction with your Smartphone, the two devices will communicate over your local network, ra...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 1 day 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
Epoch Mailing List - By ApochPiQ
I've spun up a mailing list for the Epoch project, mostly because I'm tired of having conversations about it span half a dozen websites and PMs and blah blah.Here's the link: clicky . Or you can em...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Three toads and the spit of a badger - By ApochPiQ
So Epoch has a couple of warts that I'm looking at smoothing out. One of them has to do with overloads that do type decomposition of algebraic sum types://// How things look today//type Optional...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Unity, here we come! - By Orymus3
Some of you may already be aware that I was part of the Week of Awesome II jam a few weeks back (and finished 4th! yay!).I've already explained my reasons to participate in this event, and one of t...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 6 days ago
V2.00! (Easy Mode) - By Orymus3
Just thought I'd give everybody a rest and fix the controls.You can now play the 'Easy ' mode!Notable changes:- Increased the mass of the car- Reduced angular drag of the car- Drastically increased...
Developer Journal - 3 weeks, 5 hours ago
I Am Dolphin - Kinect Prototype - By Promit
I'd hoped to write up a nice post for this, but unfortunately I haven't had much time lately. Releasing a game, it turns out, is not at all relaxing. Work doesn't end when you hit that submit butto...
Developer Journal - 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Watching syntax evolve - By ApochPiQ
I'm still thinking a lot about the question of task syntax in Epoch. The more I contemplate the matter, the less I like the idea of having tasks be overloaded as the "only" way to do namespacing. I...
Developer Journal - 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Our New Game: I Am Dolphin - By Promit
After an incredibly long time of quiet development, our new game, I Am Dolphin, will be available this Thursday, October 9th, on the Apple/iOS App Store. This post will be discussing the background...
Developer Journal - 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Epoch Release 15 is now available - By ApochPiQ
Release notes .I didn't get a ton of votes, but all the votes I got were for doing a release sooner rather than later. So here you go, with all the warts and incomplete stuff.This is mostly a miles...
Developer Journal - 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Plodding ever onward - By ApochPiQ
I've begun the mammoth task of refitting the Epoch compiler to believe in namespaces.Up until now, all names have been global, and all named entities have existed as peers in the global space. (The...
Developer Journal - 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Weekend Reading: Tales from Journal Land - By Gaiiden
Here are your entries from 9 /26 - 10/4 Welcome new authors conceptcrash , jfarias , Misantes , Zaucy , Delphinon and ajm113 !Week of Awesome Participants Take note that the first couple of listed...


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