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slayemin

Member Since 23 Feb 2001
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slayemin's Journal > Spellbound Game Play Video

Posted 22 June 2016

I created a 10 minute game play video of Spellbound this afternoon and thought I'd share with everyone. This is played in a room scale environment on the HTC Vive and features a locomotion system I invented. Have a look :) 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2o3lGjqYT0

slayemin's Journal > Spellbound: May Update

Posted 03 June 2016

I think for this month, I'm going to do something different and spend less time chatting about backend details and more time showing off some of my work in progress screen shots. Enjoy! Sunset. It probably won't make the final cut, but I like the colors and tone this creates.
http://spellboundvr.com/Images/Sunset.jpg  Water Puzzle: Players hav...


slayemin's Journal > April Update

Posted 07 May 2016

I'm feeling depressed. This is what happens when you run out of money and your project still demands more from you. This is a hard entry to write because there is so much struggle right now. Last month I ran out of money. I had less than $1,000 in my bank account, and my monthly costs to stay in business are around $8,000. The expenses are as follows...


slayemin's Journal > A fellow game developer died

Posted 02 May 2016

I'm close friends with the fellow game dev team upstairs on the 14th floor. Every time either of our teams has something to celebrate, we invite each other. We share in each others happinesses and struggles. We have a good camaraderie. Today, I learned that Doug passed away.
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He was so young. He was about my age....


slayemin's Journal > March 2016: Funding ran out

Posted 08 April 2016

Well, I've officially run out of money. (long pause for reflection) 
This seems to be a common struggle and problem with indie game developers, and I'm not any different... Do I blame myself? Who else and what else is there to blame other than myself? Of course it's my fault. 
I had about $500,000 at my high point. Today, I have no more than $1,...


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