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Developer Journal - 4 days, 2 hours ago
Post-Mortem - By Orymus3
At last, time to reflect on WoA IV. 2 weeks have gone by since completion of the project, and I was on Holidays.For the most part, I didn't give much thought to WoA except on a few occasions w...
Developer Journal - 5 days, 11 hours ago
Voronoi Diagrams - By ericrrichards22
A little over two years ago, I first saw Amit Patel's article on Polygonal Map Generation , and thought it was incredibly cool. The use of Voronoi regions created a very nice, slightly irregular lo...
Developer Journal - 6 days, 1 hour ago
[ICBM] New Shaders, Textures, Models + Mixamo - By dpadam450
*Edit* Oh yea...Killing Floor 2 is releasing soon and I'm responsible for the PS4 version, so I'm hoping no OT, but my project may lack updates for a couple weeks depending on how that goes....
Developer Journal - 1 week, 1 day ago
If I were to make Golem now... - By JTippetts
If I were to go back and remake Golem today, what would I do? Where would I start? As I have mentioned in previous entries, I would almost certainly use an engine now instead of rolling my own. (Al...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 1 day ago
Planet Engine - Frustrum Culling and Horizon Culling - By Aardvajk
I decided to take a step back from the noise and terrain generation and move back towards the actual generation of the mesh at varying levels of detail. Something that needs work anyway and might h...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 2 days ago
C++ IDEs - a rant - By lawnjelly
As regularly happens, I found myself with wrestling to shoehorn SSE code into a codebase compiled with visual c++ 6 (from circa 1998), and realised I should be checking out the more modern IDEs....
Developer Journal - 1 week, 2 days ago
Epilogue - By Orymus3
I've taken the time to reflect on the competition now and decided to do a short pre-post-mortem (as I do intend on revisiting after seeing comments from the judges). Why did I join? Bluntly pu...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 3 days ago
Selective quote - By fastcall22
Oops, four months just went by in a blink. I hear it gets worse when you get older. Scary. Anyway, here’s a CSS rule to keep the new selective quote modal at the bottom right corner of the scr...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 3 days ago
No idea what I'm doing - By Aardvajk
This entry will probably get edited as I go along this morning. No idea what the hell I'm doing here. I modified my offline generator to output a range of colours instead of just heights. QRgb c...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 3 days ago
Where has the Time Gone? - By Navyman
While I have popped not the site from time-to-time over the last couple of years, just checked my journal entries and my last one was 2 years and a day ago, I have been stuck in a weird state of no...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 4 days ago
Hexagons - By Avalander
I have recently started working on a new side project. My goal is to develop a simple turn based strategy game with a space-y theme. I'm set on using a hexagonal tile map, because everybody kn...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 4 days ago
Yet another Planet entry - By Aardvajk
Okay, so following on from last time's success at creating a wrap-around seamless cube texture from the noise functions:   Here is the same texture just applied as a diffuse map to my pla...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 14 hours ago
Planet Generation - continued - By Aardvajk
So I've been making some slow progress with my planet rendering. Hit a bit of a brick wall at the moment so thought it was time to post a quick update on where I have gotten so far. I was play...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Kseh Woa Iv - Post 8 - Post Un-mortem - By kseh
You know... because of the undead, right? Ok let's see here... Stuff that was good: Well first and foremost I had fun working on the game. It's the sort of feeling that reminds me why I l...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Day 7 - Learning to 'Man Up' - By Orymus3
So I'm done whining about the day I may have lost to a thunderstorm/tornado combo attack. Instead, I chose to actually get stuff done today. My original list for the day was quite extensive, a...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Build Instructions - By Orymus3
Orymus' Prometheus (a 'The Week of Awesome IV' gamejam entry)  Build Location https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1nSU4JSGSWiNWo0SHBtcWh2eHM/view?usp=sharing  Recommended specs Resolution...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 3 days ago
WoA 2016 - End Of Day 7 - By Servant of the Lord
Here's my final release: [Sepulchre - Grey Army ]  http://puu.sh/qBKQR/510daaf177.png  (coded from scratch using C++ and SFML)  Well, this was an exhausting end-march to the fi...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 3 days ago
WoA 2016 - End Of Day 6 - By Servant of the Lord
I wasn't able to do any work on my entry until about 9pm last night, so I went straight through the night. Combat is now almost entirely implemented. \o/ The quality of my code is also shot to...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Day 6 - Where grown men break... - By Orymus3
We're running to the finish line here, and there's still so much to do...I've managed to put together a version for anyone generous enough to give it a spin!Game Demo  Known issues:- Always ru...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Kseh Woa Iv - Post 7 - By kseh
Seeing so many people with an entry ready to go is a bit intimidating. But it's also quite motivating. Congratulations to everyone that has their entry ready to go. I spent too much time last...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Perlin Noise Day (week) - By Aardvajk
Just a quick entry today. Running out of morning time. Decided I needed to take a break from level of detail on a sphere stuff so have decleared today to be Perlin Noise Day. Will need to be able t...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Day 5 - Sleep, where art thou? - By Orymus3
Day 5 just ended for me. Progress Report: - Main Menu -- I have something, not sure if you'd call this a main menu, but it's there!   - Victory and Defeat screens or dialogue -- I hav...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Kseh Woa Iv - Post 6 - By kseh
Slicer said something about hoping that everyone is approaching the polishing stage of their projects. The notion that I'll be able to focus on "polish" seems rather wishful thinking at the moment...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 4 days ago
WoA 2016 - End Of Day 5 - By Servant of the Lord
Time is getting very tight. Combat still isn't implemented. Very little progress made. Must type in short sentences to conserve remaining time. I've visually beautified the world significantly...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Day IV - Show me what you've got! - By Orymus3
With Day 3 being entirely wasted (power shortage and just general hell on earth scenario), I came in Day 4 strong, knowing everything I wouldn't do would get axed from the final game build. On...


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