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Developer Journal - 2 days, 13 hours ago
RedBox v0.2, spawn and melee - By arka80
Things are going quickly, and after a few days from 0.1, I completed the checklist for 0.2. Woah! http://public.gamedev5.net//public/style_emoticons/default/cool.png The main feature was the abilit...
Developer Journal - 2 days, 22 hours ago
Getting Lost Keeping the Lights on - By Navyman
There comes a time, for some more than once, when a single developer or small team looks at their financing and the decision to continue working or increase the available funds must be answered. Th...
Developer Journal - 4 days, 11 hours ago
RedBox v0.1, old fashion roguelike - By arka80
So, after some prototypes and some adventures in the isometric universe, I took a step back to good old ascii roguelike.I also switched from C++ to good old ansi C.I kept SFML, in its C flavor, CSF...
Developer Journal - 4 days, 14 hours ago
Simplified Example Of How To Use JPanel & JFrame With Lots Of Different Stuff - By Shippou
Below you will find a fully functional code example that shows how to do many common tasks with JPanel & JFrame. I stripped out as much useless "fluff" as I could, leaving the code as bare as...
Developer Journal - 5 days, 2 hours ago
I've diagnosed myself with having an inferiority complex - By Tutorial Doctor
I've diagnosed myself with having an inferiority complex:It never makes me feel good when I see my faults in the mirror.Now, this is a time of reflection, but all of a sudden I am thinking of how t...
Developer Journal - 6 days, 1 hour ago
MVVM in SharpDX? Why not! - By AvengerDr
I just started this journal in the hopes that by participating more in the community I'll be able to find the necessary motivations to work on my project. Long story short, a long time ago I starte...
Developer Journal - 6 days, 8 hours ago
Halloween 2014 -- A Maze of Sound - By GoCatGo
I'm most of the way there with finding the visual "tone" or mood for this game, so now on to some game mechanics. Since this is intended to be both simple and free, I'm going to play to my strengt...
Developer Journal - 6 days, 11 hours ago
Much faster now - By polyfrag
I've not given up on 3D. The game now runs at 300-500 FPS here thanks to:- getting rid of several hundred units- getting rid of shadows and bump mapping- using VBO- frustum culling everything- simp...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 2 days ago
Creating A Halloween Environment - By GoCatGo
So I've managed to rough out a very small (1/2 acre) chunk of my environment. I feel like I'm about 50% there in capturing that late-Autumn feeling. The lighting is a bit off still, but it's feelin...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 2 days ago
Pixel-perfect orthography - By polyfrag
Some open source linux enthusiast person has been helping me with my project.https://github.com/polyf/corpstatesc/commits/master Thanks to his final nudge, the RTS runs on linux now.https://dl.drop...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 2 days 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 - 1 week, 3 days ago
What's the Big Idea? Halloween 2014 - By GoCatGo
You've got to say it like "Halloween twenty-fourteen" to get the awesome rhyming effect.Yesterday, 01-July-2014, I started the design work on a free-to-play Web game to be released on 01-October-20...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 3 days ago
New Studio: First month in review - By slayemin
This week is a bit unusual. I'm taking a planned vacation on Friday and will be gone for two weeks. All I see is costly expenses and that's causing me to grit my teeth a bit, but I'm trying not to...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 4 days 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 - 1 week, 5 days 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 weeks, 22 hours ago
New Studio: Week 3 - Prototyping - By slayemin
​Tuesday: It's Tuesday night, I'm sipping a beer and barely feeling it. Let's do this!My artist (Dan) and I started building the initial prototype for our game this week. The first thing we did is...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 1 day 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 - 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Grand Strategy: Space War - "Mercenaries" -- Log 1 - By Orymus3
Hi,I took a few days off this week. I had promised myself to do some devving on the side this summer, and exposed my thoughts in my previous entry. I took about 4-5 hours in the last 4 days to look...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 5 days 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 weeks, 4 hours ago
New Studio: Week 2 review - By slayemin
These are my reflections on the second week of my new indie studio. I wrote them at the end of each day of the week while things were fresh on my mind. It's a bit unedited and long, so bear with me...
Developer Journal - 3 weeks, 6 hours ago
Flickering overlapping objects - Common bug - By Arthur Souza
I have recently been playing Don't starve, and have come to find a common bug that happens in many 2d games. It's something a little hard to come by when test developing.Sometimes, two objects that...
Developer Journal - 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Cheating At ' Don't Starve ' By Modifying The Game Code - By Shippou
Don't Starve is an interesting survival & adventure game that places a player into a brutal survival environment, were one seemingly innocent mistake can cause instant death.After playing this...
Developer Journal - 3 weeks, 1 day ago
65,535 characters on one texture - By polyfrag
Among other things I did, I packed the first 65,535 unicode characters on a single 4096x4096 bitmap font texture. It took 3 hours.https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/109630018/temp/corpstatesc/aaa/...
Developer Journal - 3 weeks, 2 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 weeks, 3 days ago
Grand Strategy: SpaceWar (Spinoff?) and the RubberDuck... - By Orymus3
A year ago, almost day-for-day, I started work on a game project which would later be known as Grand Strategy: Space War .(Don't worry, I'm still working on that!) A few months ago, we've chosen to...


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