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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 - 3 days, 10 hours ago
Weekend Reading: Tales from Journal Land - By Gaiiden
Here are your entries from 8 /10 - 8/16 Welcome new authors cyberspace009 , Gregory Cheyney and PsichiX !Project Updates My attempt at making a platformer - AFS takes inspiration from his experie...
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, 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, 3 days ago
Weekend Reading: Tales from Journal Land - By Gaiiden
As promised, here are your entries from 7 /19 - 8/9 Welcome new authors rbritt , GiTS and Sporniket ! Project Updates Magic Pixels - joew's latest look at Empyrios includes how the game's HUD sh...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Weekend Reading Back Next Week - By Gaiiden
I feel I owe the community a heads up since I normally don't miss posting more than twice in a row. We're in the final stages of cleaning out the house I've lived in since I was 2 so there's lots o...
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 - 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Choosing a platform for software - By blewisjr
One thing I have noticed over the years is that software development is becoming ever more fragmented. When I say fragmented I mean the platform choices are expanding rather dramatically. Years a...
Developer Journal - 4 weeks, 15 hours 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 - 1 month, 22 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 - 1 month, 1 day ago
Weekend Reading: Tales from Journal Land - By Gaiiden
Here are your entries from 7 /12 - 7/19 Welcome back, SIC Games and Mak !Project Updates GoCatGo's Development Journal - GoCatGo has a new image showing off the changes to the post-process effect...
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, 4 days 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 month, 4 days ago
Java 8 very interesting - By blewisjr
This is a rather short blog post. I have had some ideas for a project recently with some of the various endeavors I have been contemplating. One of these endeavors is either a desktop application...
Developer Journal - 1 month, 5 days 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 month, 6 days ago
Simple Animated Sprite with Löve2D (long one) - By dejaime
A guide to implement a usable animated sprite system and respective manager.It goes from data serialization with Lua through the rendering of the many animations with an animated sprite and reuse o...
Developer Journal - 1 month, 1 week 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 month, 1 week ago
Weekend Reading: Tales from Journal Land - By Gaiiden
Ohh an entry image. What is it? Well, it's not programming a game but instead programming in a game, as I write some code (that works! Amazing!) for an autonomous rover in Kerbal Space Program. An...
Developer Journal - 1 month, 1 week 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 month, 1 week 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 - 1 month, 1 week 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 - 1 month, 1 week 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...


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