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New New Things > Asset Studio - Asset Management Tool

Posted 19 October 2014

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 asset
management tool (Asset Studio) but also ask for similar stories.

When I use the word 'asset' I mean images/textures, image/texture sections, fonts, animations, sounds, meshes, GUI dialogs, text tables, value tabl...

New Old Things > The Week of Awesome II - Post Mortem

Posted 02 October 2014

Post Mortem to "Building Blocks"

So I entered the Week of Awesome II competition last week. I simply love this tight deadline competitions. And I couldn't help it again.
The theme came up as "The Toys are alive". Yay.

Usually I don't jump into coding right away to think about the game to be. And as usual I always go for the nearest idea. It's very...

New Old Things > A C64 Game - Final Step

Posted 17 May 2013

And thus this create a game series ends...We fix the last few bugs (score was not properly reset on replay, music was stuck on saving the scores). Now the game is complete and can be enjoyed as it was meant to be! Oh joy, Smila (the graphician) actually touched up the game even more for a retail release. It has been out for a few weeks now, but if you did...

New Old Things > A C64 Game - Step 99

Posted 10 May 2013

And of course lots of little bugs were found and fixed http://public.gamedev5.net//public/style_emoticons/default/smile.png -Live number display was off on a new level.-Beams would sometimes not be removed on the final boss-Disable screen output when saving scores (IRQs go nuts if using kernal save routine)-Cleaned up "extro" textHave fun!Previous Step...

New Old Things > A C64 Game - Step 98

Posted 03 May 2013

And here's the final bit, the extro part. Never have the player play through your whole game and put "Game Over" there. At the minimum a nice message is required http://public.gamedev5.net//public/style_emoticons/default/smile.png And yes, it's symbolic at 98, since there's always some bugs left to fix. The last two steps will be mostly bug fixes.Since it...