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Developer Journal - 1 day, 4 hours ago
Initial Voice Casting Nets Experienced Industry Veterans, Including John Dick - By BlackLodgeGames
Working on my game today was awesome because it meant going to the bar and drinking beer with the legendary voice of Serious Sam, the multi-talented John Dick. It was a fruitful & enjoyable exp...
Developer Journal - 1 day, 20 hours 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 - 2 days, 6 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 - 2 days, 23 hours ago
First Combat Gameplay Video + 2 Galaxy Maps - By BlackLodgeGames
FPS meets sci-fi open ended RPG. Here's a first look at the FPS combat side of things featuring the new Pulse Gun I've been working on for my game Daath Galaxy:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wke...
Developer Journal - 4 days, 14 hours 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 - 6 days, 21 hours 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, 40 minutes 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, 3 hours ago
Gameplay Video + Historical Database + New Screenshots - By BlackLodgeGames
Almost 5 minutes of pre-alpha game play video here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUDTJIa7H6o Here are some screenshots from the latest build of Daath Galaxy. Notice the switch to FPS as the main...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 5 hours ago
Online map editor - review/planning - By tnovelli
I'm getting ready to combine and improve some HTML5 Canvas stuff I prototyped two years ago - Ocean Melee / Great Guns and the 2D character animation modeler for the future "Cult RPG" (crude demo...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 19 hours ago
Screenshot Saturday 194 - By et1337
Just a quick update this week to confirm that I am in fact alive. The iOS contract game is just about done. I'm pretty happy with it. http://giant.gfycat.com/LeadingClassicHoiho.gif Now it's back...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 1 day ago
Global Illumination Progress Update - By Migi0027
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 - 1 week, 1 day 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 - 1 week, 3 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 - 1 week, 4 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 - 1 week, 4 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 - 1 week, 5 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 - 1 week, 5 days ago
CELL - First try at a scripting language - By Migi0027
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 - 1 week, 5 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...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 6 days ago
First Post - By arnero
I have the urge to dump some parts from my memory to the internet. In times of facebook I think it is funny that post go to forums easily and the blog is hard to find. How often did I read forum po...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 6 days ago
The judge's post-mortem - By slicer4ever
So with the Week of Awesome II coming to a close, some folks have asked me to also write up a post mortem on the entire event. I'm not the best at writing up these sort of things, but i'll see what...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 2 hours ago
Spaceships? - By Flicklizic
- Pathfind - Done!- Field of view - Done!- Outlines - Done!- Custom and nice art - This is gonna take a looong time...Changed the battleground to this:http://i58.tinypic.com/15qta9f.png Maybe use a...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 9 hours ago
Darkholm: An Exhumation - By Thaumaturge
(Why an "exhumation"? Well, a post-mortem has already been done: this is me digging up the corpse to re-examine it in light of new evidence.)So, what went so wrong? Having read the reports given by...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Week Of Awesome II - My Scores - By slicer4ever
here you will find all my reviews/scores for the week of awesome II contestants: http://www.gamedev.net/topic/661418-the-week-of-awesome-ii-the-judge-thread/ ---Team: Orymus3:Game Link: http://orym...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 2 days 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 - 2 weeks, 3 days 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...


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