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Developer Journal - 5 hours, 5 minutes ago
Apparently murdering babies is off the table - WoA2 contest - By Servant of the Lord
So the week of awesome contest has just began, with the theme being "The toys are alive!".My artist friend and myself came up with an idea last night, so I'm about ready to get started coding it....
Developer Journal - 1 day, 20 hours ago
Updates! Puppies! - By TheChubu
It's been a while since I updated this journal, not because I didn't had anything to write about though. So, recap on updates it is. dustArtemis dustArtemis is a fork of Artemis Entity System...
Developer Journal - 3 days, 13 hours ago
Argh, bitrot. - By ApochPiQ
Turns out that leaving a project alone for six months is a great way to discover that it's full of mysterious bugs you don't remember having.I noticed some weird behavior with Era, the Epoch IDE, e...
Developer Journal - 4 days, 20 hours ago
A Quick Introduction to Sampler-Based Profiling - By ApochPiQ
Sampler-Based Profiling: The Quick Version So you're happily working on some code, and suddenly it happens: everything is just too damn slow ! Something is eating up all your performance, but it's...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 6 days ago
Brain dump: considerations for organizing code - By ApochPiQ
No structure or real nice formatting will be found in this post. This is a stream-of-consciousness blathering process wherein I contemplate how to organize code in a way that escapes the limitation...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 19 hours ago
The Right Taxonomy of Code - By ApochPiQ
I've written before about how much I want to get away from the "code goes in files" model of programming. The more code I write, and the larger the project, the less it makes sense to organize ever...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Time sure flies... - By ApochPiQ
It's been well over a year since I embarked on the monumental project of self-hosting the Epoch language compiler. In all that time, there have been a whopping ZERO releases of the language or any...
Developer Journal - 1 month, 4 weeks 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 - 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Shadowing and lighting my RPG's walls - By Servant of the Lord
I was trying to figure out some some shadowing stuff, and so put this image together for my own benefit, and then figured I'd post it here and share it with anyone interested.Here's how I'm shading...
Developer Journal - 2 months, 3 weeks ago
ComponentManager and its Impact on Modern Society - By TheChubu
Hi! In this entry I'm going to describe the ComponentManager class and the changes I made to it in dustArtemis, including a few bug fixes http://public.gamedev5.net//public/style_emoticons/default/...
Developer Journal - 2 months, 3 weeks ago
VISUAL STUDIO IS A SELFISH WANKER - By ApochPiQ
Why in the ever living FUCK does Visual Studio 2012 insist on bringing itself to the foreground every time the debugger starts?This is fucking horseshit. I have multiple projects that I have to wo...
Developer Journal - 2 months, 3 weeks ago
New Changes in dustArtemis - By TheChubu
Hi! In this entry I'm going to review the latest changes in dustArtemis and some thoughts on potentially big performance issue. dustArtemis dustArtemis is a fork of Artemis Entity System , whi...
Developer Journal - 3 months, 1 day ago
Art I made today - By Servant of the Lord
I've been really busy with household projects + guests staying over, so I haven't made much progress on Of Stranger Flames .Yesterday and today, I managed to sneak a little time in and made these:W...
Developer Journal - 3 months, 5 days ago
Barfing out some thoughts - By ApochPiQ
It's an interesting time, that's for sure.Work has been consuming a monumental portion of my time and energy lately; and while I can't talk about it yet, I can say that it has definitively been a l...
Developer Journal - 3 months, 1 week ago
dustArtemis, a fork of Artemis Entity System framework - By TheChubu
Hi! This is the first entry of a journal dedicated to dustArtemis, my fork of Artemis Entity System framework, that I've been using for the pseudo-engine project I started this year. dustArtemis...
Developer Journal - 3 months, 2 weeks ago
The Five Stages of Programming - By ApochPiQ
All programmers undergo a transformation, from the moment they first start typing code, until the moment they realize that there's more important things in life than making computers obey one's whi...
Developer Journal - 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Screenshots of my WIP editor - By Servant of the Lord
Haven't posted anything for quite awhile, so here's two screenshots of the current state of my editor. Some of the tabs and buttons don't actually work, but a surprising amount does work.http://s9....
Developer Journal - 4 months, 2 weeks ago
VS2012 SUCKS AND I CAN PROVE IT - By ApochPiQ
I am thoroughly PISSED THE HELL OFF right now.One of my favorite text editor options in old versions of Visual Studio was "Go to selection anchor after pressing escape." If you never experienced th...
Developer Journal - 5 months, 3 weeks 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 - 7 months, 2 days ago
A few art pieces over the past few days - By Servant of the Lord
I'm working on a small tool to help me package my games' art assets together in a more manageable way, so here's a screenshot of that:http://img34.imageshack.us/img34/8224/8n5p.png (Most of these b...
Developer Journal - 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Inwhich I post some artwork to gaze upon... - By Servant of the Lord
Inwhich I post some artwork to gaze upon......wistfully longing for them to actually be within the game world itself.Been sick/busy/occupied for awhile with non-programming things, but I've still g...
Status Update - 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Servant of the Lord
.@DeliciousRick No denying that #Skylanders has made #Activision truckloads of cash, though!
Status Update - 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Servant of the Lord
Man, #EveOnline seems awesome. [ http://t.co/jOYwrhwVsP ] Don't have the time to invest in it, but it's the only #MMO I'm interested in.
Status Update - 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Servant of the Lord
.@deliciousbees lol - How to shortcut your already lazy (and illegal, and immoral) process in 5 easy steps.
Status Update - 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Servant of the Lord
. @cheddahz @Stealth___ Haven't gotten around to playing it yet, but I'm looking forward to sitting down with Etrian Odyssey IV


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