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Developer Journal - 6 hours, 29 minutes ago
Day 2 - By mousetail
First, I updated my art. My mom volunteered to draw some sprites for me, so that made it easier. Then I added more types on enemies.First the Bear, that takes 3 hits to kill and is a lot bigger and...
Developer Journal - 6 hours, 49 minutes ago
The Week of Awesome.... - By JTippetts
... unfortunately happens to coincide with "The Week of Five Consecutive 12 Hour Night Shifts", so I'm afraid that my game idea of "Santa Claus is murdered by the hell-born toys from his sack, and...
Developer Journal - 11 hours, 43 minutes ago
Week of Awesome II Concepts and Problems - By Doboss
Hey guys,Doboss here. We did a lot of thinking yesterday and we came up with couple of ideas. We also have major problem. Our programmer Makokvak needed to go to work yesterday and also today, so o...
Developer Journal - 14 hours, 16 minutes ago
End of day 1 - TWoA - By Servant of the Lord
I didn't get too much done, but I did get scrolling, zooming, and picking of isometric tiles.Also display the controls and gameplay tips.https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ByMl-FPCIAEnnJp.png I made the...
Developer Journal - 15 hours, 49 minutes ago
Chapter 1 - Addendum! - By Orymus3
Chapter 1 - Addendum! As the light died out, I was afraid I would have nothing to show for. So many ideas, and yet... But in the end, I triumphed with a... rather limited exposé of my talent! BEHO...
Developer Journal - 16 hours, 31 minutes ago
Playing with colors! - By ApochPiQ
Been playing around with a dark theme for Era: Syntax highlighting still needs some love, but it's getting there.Note that the IDE now highlights structure type names and function names. This is cu...
Developer Journal - 18 hours, 52 minutes ago
Week of Awesome II - Day 1 - By stu_pidd_cow
The Toys Are Alive.The Toys Are Alive? The Toys Are Alive!!! At first I thought "I can't pull a game out of this theme!!" but it turns out that just 5 minutes of brainpower is enough to churn out a...
Developer Journal - 20 hours, 29 minutes ago
New land animal AI implemented - By Norman Barrows
New land animal AI implementedThe new land animal AI has been implemented and plugged into the game.The new land animal AI actually consists of 8 different types of AI:1. AI for NPC allies of the p...
Developer Journal - 21 hours, 52 minutes ago
WOA2: Day 1 (Theme) - By riuthamus
What is currently in place: Day one has proven to be rather productive. We have added all the relevant tasking to the tasking website we use to manage our project. If you guys have not heard of ac...
Developer Journal - 1 day, 42 minutes ago
GearTeam's quest:Week of Awesome II - By GearTreeEntertainment
When I first read the theme the first thing that popped into my mind was Toy Story. It feels as if ANY idea I have it might be ripping off this well know movie. I thought of legos, barbies, and dol...
Developer Journal - 1 day, 1 hour ago
Darkness Falls, and the Toys Move... - By Thaumaturge
So, the theme is "the toys are alive". I'll confess that I wasn't enormously enthused when first I read it: a cutesy game wouldn't work well with my current mindset, and toys seem to be harder to t...
Developer Journal - 1 day, 4 hours ago
Chapter 1 - Theme... theme... theme... - By Orymus3
Chapter 1 - Theme... theme... theme... The toys are alive! So early in the competition, it's all about inception: securing the RIGHT idea from a sea of incomplete thoughts.The possibilities ar...
Developer Journal - 1 day, 5 hours 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, 9 hours ago
Day 1 - By mousetail
started by typing in my basic pygame skeleton. Then I decided I would use a actual sprites instead of the normal objects I usually use.Then I tried drawing some toys but they turned out ugly, but I...
Developer Journal - 2 days, 7 hours ago
Introduction - By Doboss
Hey guys,Doboss here. I'll be writing this short blog about the participation of our team: Herd of Nerd, in The Week of Awesome II.Our team is composed of three members: Supervacanea, Makokvak and...
Developer Journal - 2 days, 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 - 2 days, 21 hours ago
The Meachnical Heart: Snow and My Ineptitude - By dsm1891
The Mechanical Heart Development Blog Where better to start the Dev-blog than what the player will see first when playing the game, the main menu. We wanted the main menu to really set the scene...
Developer Journal - 3 days, 11 hours ago
Project: The Harvest Blog 002 - By riuthamus
After a well needed vacation to Las Vegas I have arrived home and started work on the project again. For the most part I will be adding in all of the art assets that we will be using. Some of these...
Developer Journal - 4 days, 4 hours ago
An example of making a change to Caveman... - By Norman Barrows
An example of making a change to Caveman...This is a quick description of what its like to make a change to the game.I just finished the new bandmember AI. Now it was time to make bandmember AI use...
Developer Journal - 4 days, 5 hours ago
"Judges Score", a very short entry... - By Orymus3
"Judges Score", a very short entry... Although most (if not all) of my entries will be entered from the standpoint of a participant, this one is written from the perspective of a judge. A f...
Developer Journal - 4 days, 14 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, 14 hours ago
week 7-8 : simple game sequence fully implemented - By Sporniket
Hello,Last week, I could fully implement the simple game, with some animation for showing the cards at the beginning. This week I implemented the display of the time of play and the number of trial...
Developer Journal - 4 days, 19 hours ago
More raypick code! - By Norman Barrows
More raypick code!I just posted some code in my Caveman journal that includes another example of raypick code:http://www.gamedev.net/blog/1730/entry-2260114-new-orders-menu-code/ This is actual rea...
Developer Journal - 4 days, 20 hours ago
New orders menu code - By Norman Barrows
New orders menu codeHere's the new orders menu code to go with the new bandmember AInothing fancy, it shows a menu, "Issue orders to..."then a second menu "Orders..."it then sets the orders state o...
Developer Journal - 4 days, 21 hours ago
New band member AI code - By Norman Barrows
New band member AI codeHere's the new code for bandmember AI.In AI terms, this code is a crude expert system:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Expert_system it is implemented primarily as a decision tre...


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