About two weeks ago, I thought “How about I make a Pong-like game where the users draw their paddle.” That led to looking at a YouTube video where a guy made a simple line drawing game out of the Godot engine. This led to figuring out how to generate a collision polygon along the drawn […]
In this week’s episode (for the week ended November 21, 2020), I struggle to get a small computer to do big things, and talk about designing multiplayer maps. Show notes Trying to get a Raspberry Pi to use ZFS Site with a tutorial on setting up a Raspberry Pi as a NAS. Been a bit […]
This week (for the week ended November 7, 2020), I squash some bugs in my indie game, try to get Diablo 2 to run on my old, dinky Linux laptop, and be amazed at how Diablo was made. Show notes 1. Progress on game Refactored some code, made some of the animations better. Changed the […]
This is the “soft reboot” of this thing, and it’s for the week ended September 26, 2020. Also, here’s some stuff that I discuss in the episode: The Godot engine AI Dungeon Block Wars playlist Bake Your Own 3D Dungeons With Procedural Recipes by Marcin Seredynski Twitter and Mastodon pages
How do large, AAA games come together? Is it from a large group of people getting together and committing to make a game? Not quite. What is required is good leadership, and great management skills. Here’s a description of a high level manager on a game development team.
With the release of version 3.0 of the Godot Engine, C# was added as a supported programming language. Due to other engines like Unity, there is a large number of C# assemblies which can help in developing a game. However, there isn’t an easy way to add assemblies in the editor. Therefore, this tutorial was […]