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procedural level generation using impossible spaces
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During the last few days, I decided to focus a bit on level generation. I wanted to try adding new variations for existing generators and clean up generation co...
Visibility Culling in Privacy
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This week I want to dive into a rather technical – but very important – aspect of rendering in Privacy: visibility culling. Visibility culling is the term g...
Skeletal Dance Party 💀 Procedural Level Generation
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Here is a little article describing how levels are generated in Skeletal Dance Party. It is released for #notGDC 2019, the game development non-conference for e...
Creating an asset for Privacy
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Ever wondered what needs to happen before you can interact with a plant in a narrative adventure? If so, you are in luck! Today, I’d like to walk you through...
Making my life easier
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So to make my life easier I've built into the game a dev mode to build objects for free and save them into a room. That is how you get the few 'locations' you s...
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Human shaders for Unity
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I made this pack to aid my upcoming characters for Unity where I will be making the most out of these shaders not only for assets I make for games but also any...
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Credits and Attributions
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I guess you could say I am a "solo dev", as I am the only one directly working on the project, but I certainly cannot do the project alone. I will be using this...
Work in progress + Q & A
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Work In progress : 1. Type writer system on chatbox (Done) 2. Inventory system 3. Lantern on/off Future progress update : 1 Health bar 2. Save system 3. Map...
Petting detection
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The first technical issue in this project is moving the hand along the body using colliders and raycasts on an animated character. There are 3 possible solution...
Still fixing the game
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Hello everyone~ Sorry again for the delay. Suddenly I found the bug that still have no solution. We are looking for the fix posibilities. I'm moving the release...
OFFICIAL DEMO!!!
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Thank you so much for visiting and playing our demo!! I really hope you enjoyed and are looking forward to more! Please click here to take part in our Open Sur...
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One Button to Build Them All
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When we worked on FRIGŮL during the game jam, I didn't really have the time to look into our build system. I just had 5 minutes before the deadline and went fo...
Game Launcher update 1.1
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I recieved some issues on default's launcher behaviour so I spent some time last night and I made major update. Download zip file, extract archive and replace o...
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Making reusable Assets
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Hello there! Developing reusable assets is something that we often forget about in game development, we are always concerned with getting the game done, so we c...
An Object-Oriented Mushroom Kingdom: Understanding Object-Oriented Programming using Super Mario Brothers
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I am still working on the Java book, but I wanted to address a topic that I find a lot of programming students have trouble with. So this short article is the...
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Showing numbers with multiple groups of pixels
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So I had completely forgotten that you need more than just the total pixels per row and column, but this has now been fixed! Also rearranged the puzzles a bit...
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Further game's development and uploads
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Hello moon viewers ! It's Dear_Elise from the Polar Moon team, so as you may know, I am now the prior Dev of Konran:Zanki, Atsutsu and Ilena having their own bu...
Refactoring on the Core Loop! Better Code Coming Soon!
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Hello there! Since the past week I've been working on porting Moon Cheeser to Godot 3.1, besides some deprecated signals and some other minor compatibility brea...
#1 Molotov Revolution
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Voilà le premier jet de ma participation à la Gamjam19 Je suis parti sur un jeu éducatif 😂 A vrai dire je pense que les tank c’est plutôt la mort avec...
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Roomies - 3D Content Creation
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Hey Party People, My name is Jon and I was the 3D artist and project manager for the Global Game Jam 2019 game, Roomies. As 3D artist I was responsible for all...
Future Schemes
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Welcome back! I hope you've had the chance to try out Schemer. Implementing a scripting language has been a really eye opening experience and has definitely giv...
Roomies - An Experience in Intense Coding
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Hey everyone, My name is Ryan Bailey and I am one of the programmers that worked on Roomies during the 2019 Global Game Jam. One of my biggest passions is prog...
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Schemer References
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Now that Schemer is available and folks can see what it's all about firsthand, I wanted to share some of the references that I used to make Schemer. Below you'l...
Mesh Deformation and Animation Adventure
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Good Morning, or maybe Good Afternoon by now, or Good night! Regardless, welcome all! I am Ethan Behar aka DuxClarus. I am one of the three programmers that h...
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Clarifying why Konran:Zanki isn't a Danganronpa fangame
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Hello moon viewers ! We thought we could finally adress something we have been noticing since the release of our game's demo. Many people have been comparing ou...
Game localization
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Let's see another technical part of Everhood ! This time we are going to see how our game localization work ,without any spoil! Trying to not spoil the story...
Spell book tech dev
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Hi wizards around of the world ! As said in the last devlog about the 0.3 update of the GWT, let me talk today about the spellbook, which is the new page added...
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Plans & spoilers for upcoming v.0.5
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XARNOLD v.0.5 approximate launch date: 06/02/2019 The last 4 version of the game were having too many serious bugs so we decided to delay the launch of version...
Patch notes v.0.4
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XARNOLD v.0.4 Patch Notes Spawn System update Golden Apples now drop more rare Apples now drop more rare Stamina decreases faster New Skin [Quora Skin]...
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Behind the Schemes: Exactness
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Welcome back to Behind the Schemes, where I discuss items in Schemer that are not readily visible to users (i.e. behind the scenes). In this post I'll be taking...
Patch notes v.0.3
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XARNOLD v.0.3 Patch Notes Skins finally added to the game [Yellow Skin,Blue Skin(Classic)] Spawn system updated Borders updated GUI graphics upgraded
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Third party tileset work in progress
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Hi survivors, I've been working on adding third party tileset support to Robinson. The best reason for this is that it helps players use fonts that meet their a...
Behind the Schemes: Tail Calls
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Welcome to the new Behind the Schemes series. Behind the Schemes discuss items in Schemer that are not readily visible to users (i.e. behind the scenes). The i...
Post-Jam fixes
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Just fixed a major game-breaking bug where if you get shot while in dialogue the game essentially stops working as well as a few spelling errors. I also added a...
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Wicklog 25: load it faster, draw it fewer, show it better
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Happy new year! It's been a good start for me, especially compared to the emotional wasteland of the last few months. I've started seeing a therapist, am surrou...
Characters of Yunoki and Creator
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Images of my OC and i!
Meet your virtual 2D waifu, Sakura in her fully 2D interactive school!
The Development of Unreal PT
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NOTE: This is a more technical overview of some of the aspects and challenges I encountered during development. As well as some stuff that wasn't able to make i...
Grow And Rush
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I made this game during Weekly game jam 78. It is a platformer game where you can make certain platforms big to progress further in level. The game is not optim...
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how this hot mess was made and hot glued together
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ok peeps so.... IF YOU DONT KNO HOW TO DO MORE THAN 3 COLOURS or like exit-from-dialogue then lenny's FAQ is here so i drew it in colours with my established c...
Some Concerns...
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I wanted to address a concern that I have regarding how the voting is going so far. At the time of this post, there are only 3 votes on the poll, which, conside...
How the AI works in Sharks v. Fish
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WA-TOR , the computer simulation that Sharks v. Fish is based on, is very rudimentary with regards to Artificial Intelligence. In fact there is no AI. If a shar...
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Second Iteration - ABR (Always Be Refactoring)
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Well, it sounds like a bad idea, but it's not. One day prior to uploading a first, incomplete, untested version, I decided I need to rewrite all the code from t...
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Debug.log("Merry Christmas")
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Well,here is our second devlog !So exciting :D During the last 2 weeks,Everhood underhood code has undergone a huge change.In fact, it's not the same code, all...
[LD43] Graphics Breakdown
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Since there were a few questions on how we achieved the graphics for Ludum Dare game Deadline of the Dead , here’s a brief breakdown of how everything was pu...
Why Scheme?
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If you came here looking for a long explanation about why you should use Scheme, how it's the most amazing programming language ever, and that you should drop a...
How the scrolling works
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This video illustrates visually how scrolling works. To fully appreciate it, please read the technical details below. Please note that some knowledge of the Ami...
Working with Tiled and Unity
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In our previous game (Eventful Horizon) we attempted to use the built-in tile editor. We encountered some major issues with the tooling, namely: Tile collisions...
Sound Effects - Don't Fear the Synthesizer
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Sound design is perhaps the most underappreciated aspect of video games. Is that an overstatement? Possibly, but let’s talk a little bit about it. Sound effec...
Bools, bools, and more bools.
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Sometimes I start to wonder if my brain is 90% bool. Watching Westworld I sat there and wondered how many switches are flipped on and off (1s and 0s) within on...
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Upgrade BackToStreetOfRage To 1.20Version
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Optimize the Combo System In 1.20Version, There were some minor issues that fixed that when the character was attacking, it could still be flipped.
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