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Developer Journal - 8 hours, 47 minutes ago
You'll regret not keeping a dev journal - By joew
Way back in the day when we first started pre-production on Empyrios I told myself I wanted to make time to keep a development journal.Unfortunately I did not.There was always something else I had...
Developer Journal - 2 days, 15 hours ago
Time for a fresh week! - By joew
I spent the majority of the week polishing design, although that pretty much amounted to ability naming and drafting our final HUD design and functionality. Until you sit down and try to name 120 a...
Developer Journal - 4 days, 12 hours 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 - 4 days, 17 hours 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 - 5 days, 21 hours ago
Evolution of Icons - By joew
One of the things we're working on finalizing right now on Empyrios: Prophecy of Flame is the HUD for selecting unit abilities. Our artist Jove is working on upgrading and polishing the final artwo...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 13 hours ago
2D conundrum - By polyfrag
I've been working on the project with my open source buddy and I've started on the economics side of things.https://github.com/polyf/corpstatesc But my partner's graphics card is fried and he's run...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 2 days ago
What's in a name? - By joew
We have finally completed the work needed to correct the naming/branding issue I mentioned in my last post . It took a lot more time and effort than I had originally hoped, but in the end I'm extre...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 5 days ago
Speed bumps and soft launches - By joew
Whenever people ask me what it's like to build a startup, not just in games but in general, I often equate it to driving a car with no breaks down a road full of speed bumps and road blocks. If you...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 5 days ago
Bugs Funny. - By desdemian
Bugs are usually source of headaches...99% of the time you encounter a bug in your game you will be flooded with confusion, anger and the need to lift your fist and curse the gods. Because that's w...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 5 days 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 - 2 weeks, 2 days 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 - 2 weeks, 4 days ago
We announced Imperia our strategy RPG! - By joew
We're a tiny studio and we finally found the time (well made the time by staying up about 50 hours straight) to finalize our site and announce our upcoming strategy RPG Imperia for the iPad/Mac/PC...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 5 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 - 2 weeks, 5 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 - 3 weeks, 20 hours 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 - 3 weeks, 4 days 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 - 3 weeks, 4 days 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 - 4 weeks, 1 day 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 - 1 month, 2 days 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 - 1 month, 4 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...
Developer Journal - 1 month, 5 days ago
A Week in Seattle: Steam VR, Gas Works, and the Strawberry Moon - By Josh Klint
Last week I travelled to Seattle for a few days to lay some groundwork for the future of Leadwerks Software. During the week I tried out Valve's VR hardware, visited a gassification plant, and sur...
Developer Journal - 1 month, 1 week ago
dustArtemis, a fork of Artemis Entity System framework - By TheChubu
Hi! This is the first entry of a journal dedicated to dustArtemis, my fork of Artemis Entity System framework, that I've been using for the pseudo-engine project I started this year. dustArtemis...
Developer Journal - 1 month, 1 week ago
Strife: Sigil System - By Wilhelm van Huyssteen
Legends of Strife Implemented sigil system. You can now buy premade sigils or design and upload your own which can be displayed on your armour for all to see.Heres a video explaining it in more det...
Developer Journal - 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Ugly prototype phase - By polyfrag
Wednesday June 4 2014Tempted to switch projects again.Thursday June 5 2014Today I learned how to set up windows and OpenGL in SDL2 and GLEW. I got my RTS rendering everything under SDL2. Just have...
Developer Journal - 1 month, 2 weeks ago
My sketchbook... - By desdemian
As i was reading Asteroid Base's post about sketchbooks: http://www.asteroidbase.com/devlog/8-ugly-sketchbooks/#more-496 , it was a nice surprise to see three different people and the way they trea...


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