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Developer Journal - 3 days, 18 hours ago
New Game - Charge! - By r1ckparker
Hi everyone, even though I haven't been blogging it, I have almost completed my latest game, Charge!You play as a sorcerer on a tower who must defeat incoming enemies by throwing spells at them. Th...
Developer Journal - 4 days, 10 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 - 4 days, 17 hours ago
Game Update #8 - By riuthamus
http://www.ruinvalor.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/gorgane_post_001.jpg It has been a while since this blog has been updated and we are very sorry about that. Some of you might have hear...
Developer Journal - 6 days, 12 hours ago
Gorgane, one last time - By riuthamus
Pretty sure this is my last correction to the gorgane! I think it turned out well so far, what do you think?http://www.bhslaughter.com/forum/uploads/gallery/album_371/gallery_1_371_3526243.gif
Developer Journal - 1 week, 2 days ago
Auxnet: Battlegrounds Progress - By Squared'D
I've been making a lot of progress these days. I've just finished most of a major renovation (hopefully the last until release) of the graphics engine. Before I had limited each model to one set o...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 2 days ago
Another Unity Prototype: MazeWar - By ferrous
So this is a remake of an old Atari game: http://joshv.itburns.net/MazeWar.html The basic ruleset is you can have only shot out at a time, hitting a wall causes it to explode shortly thereafter,...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 4 days ago
New Name, Updated Game, Need some help! - By RalemProductions
Hey all... busy week!We've added force shields, cover fire, and finally have the "core" mechanics down.We are also looking to hire a props artist and a 2D artist to work on our HUD map, our overwor...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 4 days 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 - 1 week, 6 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, 2 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...
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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, 3 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 - 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Developing the AI Middleware's Interface - By Squared'D
Developing the AI Middleware's InterfaceAs I explained in my last post, I've developed a text-based sample game that I'll use to build the initial version of the AI system. Then I'll get it to work...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 4 days ago
New Abilites and Minor Tweaks - By RalemProductions
Hey all The past week has really been productive on all ends. The video was a success, we're happy with the reception we've got thus far.A lot of little details have gone into the game this week on...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 5 days ago
AI System Progress and Auxnet development - By Squared'D
AI - Progress Things have been going well on the AI front. I'm still hoping to have a strong enough foundation in a few weeks to be able to put my source code up on GitHub. It'll still be very...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 6 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, 12 hours ago
Undead Castle Intro Video - By afliii
Just a little quick update via Video. Enjoy! http://youtu.be/Xz0zvemhnQc Please check us out at BLMdev.com and IndieDB.com Follow us on Twitter.com/blmdev and Facebook.com/BrokenLimitsMedia
Developer Journal - 3 weeks, 1 day 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, 1 day ago
March 24th 2014 - By RalemProductions
This is our first posting.We've come a long way since the start in February 2014.Our team now has a producer, a programmer, a full time artist, and a part time props guy. Still looking for a musici...
Developer Journal - 3 weeks, 1 day 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, 2 days ago
Quick Update: Still Alive - By afliii
Hello followers and interested readers! I just wanted to give a real quick update to let you all know that we're still alive and that we plan on releasing our very first playable Prototype Demo wit...
Developer Journal - 3 weeks, 4 days 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 - 3 weeks, 4 days 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 - 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Building My AI Engine - By Squared'D
These days, I've been turning my attention towards AI. In the past, I spent so much time working on graphics components of the engine in the past, that I've never put the effort into building a goo...
Developer Journal - 3 weeks, 6 days 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...


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