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Developer Journal - 2 months, 5 days ago
The GameDev.net community sucks - By Stormynature
Okay so I lied. In reality it is a great community filled with many amazing people. However now that my odious tactic of a clickbait title has got you in here. Please go to and please vot...
Developer Journal - 2 months, 1 week ago
Compilers articles - By Vilem Otte
It's me, bugging around again. I finally got back to work on my compilers-related series, while it is focused on people untouched by automatons, VMs and compilers in general (or more likely th...
Developer Journal - 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Dead... or? - By Vilem Otte
I noticed on myself that my activity on forums dropped to almost zero over the last two years, it was quite high before that (gradually dropping while I was working on my diploma), well... I finish...
Developer Journal - 3 months, 3 weeks 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 - 3 months, 4 weeks 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 - 3 months, 4 weeks 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 - 4 months, 1 day ago
WoA 2016 - End Of Day 3 - By Servant of the Lord
Well. I've made alot of progress, but the combat still isn't implemented. I've done a little UI work, but ran into a minor problem that I'm too sleepy to resolve, so I'll deal with it tomorrow...
Developer Journal - 4 months, 2 days ago
Woa 2016 - End Of Day 2 - By Servant of the Lord
Well, this wraps up the end of day 2 for me (more like the beginning of Day 3, since it's 5AM. :wink:) I felt like I've made some very significant progress, though I'm still nervous because I...
Developer Journal - 4 months, 3 days ago
Woa 2016 - End Of Day 1 - By Servant of the Lord
Hi guys. I'm off to a slow start, but here's my first daily wrap-up post.(Warning: the 'Daily' wrap up post may not actually occur every day. Take only as prescribed by your doctor ) Team: G...
Developer Journal - 8 months, 1 week ago
New World instance builder - By TheChubu
In this update I'll talk about the new interface for creating World instances, the World.Builder!  dustArtemis dustArtemis is a fork of Artemis Entity System , which is a BSD-licenced...
Developer Journal - 8 months, 1 week ago
April update: the new procedural dungeon generator - By Ashaman73
I'm back with a new progression video. I had skipped the last month update due to not having something useful to show off. I had optimized the engine and went from 20-25 fps to a stable 60 fps in m...
Developer Journal - 9 months, 6 days ago
One week of optimizing: doubling your frame rate - By Ashaman73
So, I have finally took the time to optimize my game. One week later and the following test scene went from ~30 fps(35-40ms) to ~60fps (16-17ms). http://www.gnoblins.net/wp-content/gallery/int...
Developer Journal - 9 months, 3 weeks ago
February update - By Ashaman73
Welcome to the February update. This time a progression video to show off the new tutorial system, the garrison system, new difficulty levels and finally a much needed end game screen. ht...
Developer Journal - 10 months, 1 week ago
Closed test session, could need some helping hands ! - By Ashaman73
I want to start a new closed test only available to a small, dedicated group of testers. If someone has interest in helping me out, send me a PM and I will give you the download link http://public....
Developer Journal - 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Preparing my engine for Vulkan API - By Ashaman73
Looking at the vulkan api so far, it could solve many of my rendering performance issues in my engine. My engine was based on OpenGL 1.2, followed by a transition to OGL 2.0 and lot of extension la...
Developer Journal - 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Shuffling class responsibilities - By TheChubu
In this update I'll talk about the latest release of dustArtemis, which changes a bit the component handling.  dustArtemis  dustArtemis is a fork of Artemis Entity System , which...
Developer Journal - 10 months, 3 weeks ago
January update: large creatures, polishing and preparing a closed test - By Ashaman73
Welcome to the January update.The focus of the last two month was the transition of the game from a developer version to something you should give someone for testing. That is polishing the art, th...
--> Developer Journal - 1 year, 3 weeks ago
If an RPG falls in a forest, but the trees suck, does anyone care? - By Servant of the Lord
My game, Of Stranger Flames, takes place in a fictional French colony settled in a heavily-wooden bit of terrain.Forested areas appeal to me greatly, so it makes sense to set my game in a forest.Th...
Developer Journal - 1 year, 2 months ago
Trimming Eclipse's Fat - By TheChubu
Hi! In this entry I'll describe how I do my Eclipse installs, with only the stuff I need. Trimming Eclipse's Fat So the issue is the following: Eclipse is kinda fat. At least that's the general i...
Developer Journal - 1 year, 2 months ago
September update: the new mining interface - By Ashaman73
Here is the September developer log. This time I'm showing off the development of the mining interface over several versions. Even if the current interface version seems to be a logical way to appr...
Developer Journal - 1 year, 3 months ago
August Update (Version 0.2.40) - By Ashaman73
Here's the august update. This month I worked on improving the accessibility of the user interface. A lot of the more complex features have been moved on the main screen, especially the mining map...
Developer Journal - 1 year, 3 months ago
Week of Awesome III - Servant's reviews of all games - By Servant of the Lord
====================================================================================== Congratulations on reaching the end of the Week of Awesome! My feedback is in the form of critical reviews of...
Developer Journal - 1 year, 3 months ago
Extending Java classes from JavaScript - By TheChubu
Hi! So this entry will be dealing with the Nashorn JavaScript engine found in Java 8+, specifically, how to extend a Java class from JavaScript and use the resulting JavaScript object in the Java s...
Developer Journal - 1 year, 4 months ago
On Embedding General-Purpose Scripting Languages - By ApochPiQ
I spend a lot of time thinking about programming languages. Most often it's from the perspective of a consumer, i.e. a programmer using Language X. Sometimes it's from the viewpoint of someone who...
Developer Journal - 1 year, 4 months ago
From YAML to renderer in 50ms - By TheChubu
The idea of these couple entries will be to describe how I load my renderer's pipeline from a YAML file. In this particular entry I'll be describing the renderer architecture as it is right now. Fr...