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Developer Journal - 1 hour, 46 minutes ago
Further CharacterController developments - By Aardvajk
Still driving myself mad with character controllers. Hopefully a bit of progress this morning though.Part of the issue is locking the character to the floor, so that we only need to apply gravity w...
Developer Journal - 8 hours, 51 minutes ago
Weekend Reading: Tales from Journal Land - By Gaiiden
Here are your Journal Land entries from the period of 4 /11 - 4/18 Say hello to new journal author Truerror !Project Updates et1337 makes games - et1337 made one last push this past week for Lemma...
Developer Journal - 12 hours, 4 minutes ago
My Study on Fuzzy Logic - By Tutorial Doctor
So, someone recently (perhaps accidentally) introduced me to the term "fuzzy logic," and this is what I have been looking for! I am having a sort of hard time wrapping my head around how it works e...
Developer Journal - 2 days, 3 hours ago
Lines with rounded corners - By slayemin
My girlfriend asked me today if I'm behind schedule on my game. I didn't really want to answer her, but she pointed out that I was planning on hiring an artist to work with me in December. It's lon...
Developer Journal - 3 days, 41 minutes ago
Back to CharacterControllers - By Aardvajk
Dumped the 2D game. It was going okay technically but just wasn't fun to play so had to make the decision to scrap it.Back determined to write a 3D platform game again, so back to grappling with a...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 9 hours ago
Getting Back on the Horse. - By Plethora
Well, here we are. It's about 10 months since I last posted an entry in this journal, and that entry was all about sticking with it and not dropping things. Does this qualify as irony? http://pu...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 10 hours ago
Weekend Reading: Tales from Journal Land - By Gaiiden
Here are your Journal Land entries from the period of 4 /4 - 4/11. Project Updates RADICAL HEROES: CRIMSON CITY CRISIS - MAD UNICORN GAMES is prepping for the release of Crimson City Heroes on De...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 11 hours ago
Weekend Reading: Tales from Journal Land - By Gaiiden
Personal plug: if you like space and/or you like Kerbal Space Program, be sure to follow @KSA_MissionCtrl , it's starting to take off quite nicelyOk, here are your Journal Land entries from the per...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 21 hours ago
High Speed Gaming Network - By starbasecitadel
For various reasons (mostly relating to being unhappy with the main UI -- the basic feel of piloting starships and firing weapons was not satisfying) I stopped working on Starbase Citadel months ag...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 1 day ago
3D modelling again - By Aardvajk
Just a quick image of the kind of model it is now getting possible (dare I say, easy and fun) to create with Charm now a lot of the irritations are being ironed out. Nothing like writing a piece of...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Part 3 - getting a handle on directx - By Norman Barrows
The building of Caveman - Part 3 - Getting a handle on directxGetting up to speed:So i was going to be using directx and visual studio c++. All fine and good,but i hadn't written a line of code in...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Why YOU should embed a web server in your game engine - By ApochPiQ
I'm going to give you a sales pitch. It might sound outlandish at first, but bear with me - I think, by the end, you'll agree that this is a Good Thing™. You should embed a tiny web server in your...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Weekend Reading: Tales from Journal Land - By Gaiiden
Here are your Journal Land entries from the period of 3 /24 - 3/30. Don't forget I skipped a week and two weekends while I was away for GDC so be sure to skim back through journals as well.Stop by...
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The Building of Caveman - part 2. What to build, and tool selection - By Norman Barrows
The Building of Caveman - part 2.What to build, and how?What to build? thats the first of a million questions to be answered when building a game.Well, the answer turns out to be pretty simple:you...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 6 days ago
The Building of Caveman - Part 1 - By Norman Barrows
The Building of Caveman, Part 1in this series of posts i will explain the process of making the game Caveman v3.0. What was done and why.this is done in hopes that it may help others in their quest...
Developer Journal - 3 weeks, 2 days ago
New Game Prototyping - By Aardvajk
Decided to ditch the 3D platformer for the time being and go back to writing a 2D platformer. I find a 2D game demands less in terms of quality of content and isn't as immediately comparable to AAA...
Developer Journal - 3 weeks, 2 days ago
What's been up - By polyfrag
Programming is a real pain. I think it's because I have to keep so much in my head (let's call it RAM). Try figuring out what you should change in 40,000 lines of code.I'm keeping a dev log at http...
Developer Journal - 3 weeks, 4 days ago
A day in the life... - By Norman Barrows
A day in the life...This will give you an idea of what its like to be an indie.Tasks to be done on the project go on the "todo list". once they're completed, they're moved to the "done list".here'...
Developer Journal - 3 weeks, 4 days ago
The basic game is DONE! - By Norman Barrows
that's right...after taking a break and evaluating skyrim, my motivation levels were back up. A final push, and as of 7pm eastern time, march 24th 2014, the basic game is done!and my original estim...
Developer Journal - 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Dev Journal: Detecting Tapping and Pressing inputs using Java. - By tom_mai78101
I'll be showing you a simple way of detecting different input keystrokes using Java. There are two different keystrokes for a computer keyboard, tapping and pressing. Tapping a key means the user i...
Developer Journal - 4 weeks, 6 hours ago
TD, checking out! - By Tutorial Doctor
I have some life stuff to workout, so I will be checking out for a while. Thanks everyone who responded to my questions here. I have been recommending this site to people I come across. I haven't b...
Developer Journal - 4 weeks, 6 hours ago
You can make GTA Style Characters in no time! - By Tutorial Doctor
I use the Maratis 3D engine, and I was fortunate enough to meet someone who did a very good tutorial on how to make game characters using Blender and Makehuman. In no time I had a decent character...
Developer Journal - 4 weeks, 7 hours ago
Dev Journal: 2D sprite animation using OpenGL ES 2.0 for Android - By tom_mai78101
Chapter 7 - Making heavy use of AndroidYou probably might see that the way I write this journal is a bit different than my other entries. The fact that I'm using Chrome for Android to write this, m...
Developer Journal - 1 month, 8 hours ago
I've Been Inspired! - By Tutorial Doctor
So, I was inspired to make a video game by a video game that teaches you about developing video games.GameDev Tycoon? Have you heard of it?I might end up buying the game solely for educational purp...
Developer Journal - 1 month, 1 day ago
Project update - By Aurioch
HelloSo, classes started again, and my duties as a student returned. Luckily, my schedule is pretty neat (monday and friday full, wednesday normal, thursday labs here and there, and tuesday empty),...


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