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Developer Journal - 1 hour, 15 minutes ago
First Look into Portas Aurora: Battleline Concept - By Navyman
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fylAAnvbwqQ This video highlights a few elements of the game and concept ideas.Updated the graphics to a Standard resolution Prototype Version of the Interface A...
Developer Journal - 13 hours, 39 minutes ago
Week 3-4 : First draft up and running, toolchain to prepare graphic files - By Sporniket
Hello,Last week I could complete the main planned tasks :get a running version (swing and android), just displaying the game board. (android snapshot , hope it works) I delayed the other task to th...
Developer Journal - 1 day, 19 hours ago
ITT: Current state of the game - By zebrakiller
Hello game dev.net,For my first post I will be discussing the current state of the game as to what we have completed so far and what we are currently working on. To any one who is not familiar with...
Developer Journal - 1 day, 21 hours ago
New tech - By polyfrag
I finally got it running at real-time speeds. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbnvadZAP2Q Now it's possible to do lots of things. Like a "breakout"-type game. Or making underground bunkers, dig...
Developer Journal - 2 days, 19 hours ago
Portasaurora - By riuthamus
I was up late when Navyman was talking about his art. Figured I would speak with him and show him some concepts.20 minutes later:http://www.bhslaughter.com/forum/uploads/gallery/album_2/gallery_1_2...
Developer Journal - 3 days, 4 hours ago
Graphics Now in 720p - By Navyman
After talking with a few devs in the chat here and talking to other team members, it was decided that the next logical step would be to upgrade the graphics from 720x938 of the image shown in the l...
Developer Journal - 3 days, 11 hours ago
Cocos2d-x + Box2d Breakout Updated - By jwezorek
Cocos2d-x releases since version 3 have broken compatibility with old tutorials. This can especially be a problem when you want to do something slightly non-standard from the point-of-view of Cocos...
Developer Journal - 3 days, 11 hours ago
Back from SIGGRAPH - By polyfrag
I have returned with inspiration.https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/109630018/temp/photos/photo%201.JPG https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/109630018/temp/photos/photo%202.JPG https://dl.dropboxus...
Developer Journal - 6 days, 4 hours ago
Demo Now Visually Shareable - By Navyman
My last post, check it out , talked about the process leading to the creation of Battleline's Demo. Now 12 days into the Demo's development it has finally arrived at a point where, I believe, it is...
Developer Journal - 6 days, 10 hours ago
Some results - By polyfrag
Working on economics. AI, to be specific. Competition now works using an inverse utility function and profit maximization.Profit maximization is: given a set of "demand points", each with quantity...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 1 day ago
Return to work! - By riuthamus
I apologize for not posting sooner. I was on the open ocean for the past 2 months. I am now home and ready to share what I have been working on.http://www.bhslaughter.com/forum/uploads/gallery/albu...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 1 day ago
Direct2D Glass Buttons and reinventing the wheel - By AvengerDr
I am not aware of any GUI library that specifically targets C#, SharpDX and Direct2D so I had to roll my own and well this gave me the opportunity to learn how Direct2D is used. Direct2D is a wonde...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 5 days ago
A Week into Demo Development - By Navyman
After setting some rough boundaries I drafted a Design Document for the Demo. This brought a fair amount of discussion over whether a different document was required. However, the basic logic of th...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 14 hours ago
Grabbing time for game programming - By Sporniket
So, I want to program a game. I choose a modest project (a simple game of memory) that will not require a lot of work. I have an already completed game, so I will take advantage of this by reusing...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 14 hours ago
A small introduction - By Sporniket
Hello world =)So, I decided to write a game and to log my progress here, but I should first introduce myself.I will start with the "busy life" part : my regular job is NOT game programming (more on...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Month 2: Prototyping - By slayemin
For the first half of July, I was on vacation in northern europe visiting family and friends. As expected, that put a big speed bump into progress. That's okay though, I don't really have a hard du...
Developer Journal - 3 weeks, 17 hours ago
Reduce the Scale or Create a Demo? - By Navyman
Scale of a project is often the weakest point in a game's development. The game I have in mind to create is no different. Battleline is a Collectable Card Game (CCG) with nearly 500 cards alone sca...
Developer Journal - 3 weeks, 2 days ago
The Odyssey, a turn-based sci-fi tactical game - By AvengerDr
http://i.imgur.com/ABy8ktV.png Campaign map In short The Odyssey is a turn-based sci-fi tactical game where you play the role of a Fleet Commander in a space conflict. Why turn-based? I felt that...
Developer Journal - 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Zzazzy 1.0.0 - By jwezorek
My iPad game Zzazzy has made it through the review process and is now on the App Store: see here .I will be updating the page I have for it here this week with more detailed instructions than what...
Developer Journal - 3 weeks, 4 days 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 - 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Progress Report - July 21st 2014 - By Norman Barrows
Progress Report - July 21st 2014Beta 9 has been posted to the website, with a new download page:http://rocklandsoftware.net/beta.php I could really use some feedback on the game, so please, check i...
Developer Journal - 1 month, 1 day ago
An old-school vector graphics / neon mesh appearance effect - By AvengerDr
I mentioned I am developing a turn-based space fleet combat kind of game. Think about Battlestar Galactica meets X-Com. I am explicitly referring to Battlestar Galactica and in particular to the Dr...
Developer Journal - 1 month, 2 days ago
Agent-based economic modelling - By polyfrag
I don't know whether I'm more interested in economic modelling or making games. I tried to start on an article of my economic model.-------In recent years, agent-based economic modeling has been ge...
Developer Journal - 1 month, 3 days ago
GS:SW "Mercenaries" -- Log 2 - "Let there be Game!" - By Orymus3
"Let there be Game!" I was hoping to get this done much earlier, but a lot got in the way...Coming in, I knew this was going to be a tough/long stretch. I wanted to work more on the combat aspect...
Developer Journal - 1 month, 3 days ago
Another great way to reduce my insantiy with interfaces... - By SIC Games
Upon revising the engine's SDK - I finally understood how powerful creating interfaces can truely be! Say inside the level editor the grid outline outputs color - the skybox outputs texture data -...


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