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Developer Journal - 1 day, 25 minutes ago
Age of Rogues WIP: Day 4 - By arka80
I could name this entry "Monsters & Items" and stop writing. But I will not. I like to explain. I found that keep these records is a really useful mental help, since it gives me close milestone...
Developer Journal - 1 day, 12 hours ago
Rewrite ALL the things! - By ApochPiQ
OK so I'm not really rewriting everything ... just... a lot of it.The current runtime infrastructure for Epoch is precarious at best, and desperately needs some improvements. There are a number of...
Developer Journal - 3 days, 6 hours ago
Age of Rogues WIP: Day 3 - By arka80
Focus of this session of work was to define the gameover condition and manage the death and reborn of the character. Mission accomplished, even if in a very rough state.There are two ways for die:...
Developer Journal - 5 days, 8 hours ago
Age of Rogues WIP: Day 2 - By arka80
At the end of 8 more hours of coding I've got the following:some refactorgui system startedtransition between world and area mapminimal area map generatormovement in the wilderness And a couple of...
Developer Journal - 5 days, 22 hours ago
Asset Studio - Asset Management Tool - By Endurion
After years and more years of manually adding new assets into code I tried a newer approach. I'll use this journal entry to show off my assetmanagement tool (Asset Studio) but also ask for similar...
Developer Journal - 6 days, 13 hours ago
Entity pooling and EntityObservers - By TheChubu
In this update: Entity pooling and refactoring EntityObservers.dustArtemis dustArtemis is a fork of Artemis Entity System , which is a BSD-licenced small Java framework for setting up Entities...
Developer Journal - 6 days, 16 hours ago
Slimming down the Epoch runtime and improving program start times - By ApochPiQ
Right now a big limitation of the Epoch program execution model is the fact that .EXEs generated by the compiler are not in fact native binaries. They are compact bytecode wrapped in a thin shim th...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 19 hours ago
What I am working on… - By jwezorek
I’m working on a puzzle game for iPads that takes the mechanics of a somewhat obscure game from the 1990s(*) and puts them on a double logarithmic spiral. The final app will be styled similar to...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 22 hours ago
Global Illumination Progress Update - By Migi0027
The Global Illumination by Light Propagation Volumes is progressing in a nice way. Even though this is an artifact in a weird way, it still produces a nice result. The surface is too thin for the g...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 1 day ago
Age of Rogues WIP: Day 1 - By arka80
So project has started http://public.gamedev5.net//public/style_emoticons/default/rolleyes.gif .First I setted a working environment, with all the linkage and the bitbucket repo working, and an emp...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 3 days ago
Age of Rogues WIP: Day 0 - By arka80
Yesterday I had a very nice (and productive) ideas exchange with some of you gdnetters, which can be seen here .It was about an idea for a pretty unusual roguelike. Don't want to rewrite all the br...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 4 days ago
Epoch Mailing List - By ApochPiQ
I've spun up a mailing list for the Epoch project, mostly because I'm tired of having conversations about it span half a dozen websites and PMs and blah blah.Here's the link: clicky . Or you can em...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 4 days ago
Three toads and the spit of a badger - By ApochPiQ
So Epoch has a couple of warts that I'm looking at smoothing out. One of them has to do with overloads that do type decomposition of algebraic sum types://// How things look today//type Optional...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 5 days ago
CELL - First try at a scripting language - By Migi0027
So, before anyone jumps on the "dont make your own language" wagon, I'm only trying this because I thought it would be an interesting challange and it'd be a great oppertunity to understand how oth...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 5 days ago
More of the bool-tool - By eppo
Been trying to build larger scenes using the CSG method.As base building blocks I use a series of SubD shapes as they avoid making everything look too angular. The older mesher used to make a mess...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 5 days ago
Unity, here we come! - By Orymus3
Some of you may already be aware that I was part of the Week of Awesome II jam a few weeks back (and finished 4th! yay!).I've already explained my reasons to participate in this event, and one of t...
Developer Journal - 1 week, 6 days ago
The judge's post-mortem - By slicer4ever
So with the Week of Awesome II coming to a close, some folks have asked me to also write up a post mortem on the entire event. I'm not the best at writing up these sort of things, but i'll see what...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 12 hours ago
V2.00! (Easy Mode) - By Orymus3
Just thought I'd give everybody a rest and fix the controls.You can now play the 'Easy ' mode!Notable changes:- Increased the mass of the car- Reduced angular drag of the car- Drastically increased...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 18 hours ago
Week Of Awesome II - My Scores - By slicer4ever
here you will find all my reviews/scores for the week of awesome II contestants: http://www.gamedev.net/topic/661418-the-week-of-awesome-ii-the-judge-thread/ ---Team: Orymus3:Game Link: http://orym...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Week of Awesome II: Post Mortem - By AzureBlaze
Been busy and burnt out during the past two weeks, I finally got some time and motivation today and think I'll finish my post mortem before the results come out.Thanks to slicer4ever for putting th...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 1 day ago
I Am Dolphin - Kinect Prototype - By Promit
I'd hoped to write up a nice post for this, but unfortunately I haven't had much time lately. Releasing a game, it turns out, is not at all relaxing. Work doesn't end when you hit that submit butto...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Watching syntax evolve - By ApochPiQ
I'm still thinking a lot about the question of task syntax in Epoch. The more I contemplate the matter, the less I like the idea of having tasks be overloaded as the "only" way to do namespacing. I...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Our New Game: I Am Dolphin - By Promit
After an incredibly long time of quiet development, our new game, I Am Dolphin, will be available this Thursday, October 9th, on the Apple/iOS App Store. This post will be discussing the background...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Epoch Release 15 is now available - By ApochPiQ
Release notes .I didn't get a ton of votes, but all the votes I got were for doing a release sooner rather than later. So here you go, with all the warts and incomplete stuff.This is mostly a miles...
Developer Journal - 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Plodding ever onward - By ApochPiQ
I've begun the mammoth task of refitting the Epoch compiler to believe in namespaces.Up until now, all names have been global, and all named entities have existed as peers in the global space. (The...


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