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Farewell

The end is here.  I’d like to thank everyone who commented, or completed a survey for their help.  I am thinking seriously about resurrecting this idea many years down the line when I have more experience, skills, etc.  But for now, … Continue reading

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Consoles Suck!

After hearing back from my Xbox 360 tester, I can honestly say that I hate the limited performance of consoles.  Oddly enough, of  its generation the 360 was perhaps the most powerful in terms of performance (okay, so the PS3 … Continue reading

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Post Mortem

The game wasn’t all that I had wanted it to be and I wish I had more time and resources to develop it further.  So what would I put in a second version?  I’m glad you asked!  I even have a … Continue reading

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No Shadows

Awww.  Paraboloid shadow mapping is an easy concept to grasp, but not so easy to implement.  Too bad really.  I’ve implemented some other effects for version 1.1 like outlining and cel shading (that’s right, only one ‘l’ in cel), but … Continue reading

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Extras

If you haven’t already, please play the latest Beta (released last week) and then do the survey (ditto).  Please. I beg of you. Now that I have time, I’m trying to implement Paraboloid Shadow Mapping (not Dual-Paraboloid Shadow Mapping – … Continue reading

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Beta 2 Survey

Here’s the survey (*ahem* click me! click me!) and may I remind you that this is that last time you get to have a say about the development of the game.  These last few weeks will be dedicated to little other … Continue reading

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BETA 2 Time!

So here it is.  This is the final round of Beta testing and the next step will be to release the game.  The game now has a manual (as a PDF) compressed along with the game and hopefully it will give … Continue reading

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Beta 2 This Week

Beta 2 will be released either Wednesday or Thursday.  This will basically be the game, that is unless there are bugs or you guys think there are other improvements that are desperately needed.  As usual a survey will follow. While this … Continue reading

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Beta 1 Closed – Beta 2 on its way

Title says it all.  Survey results show that a tutorial is needed.  I was actually expecting that, and unfortunately I don’t have time to put in a proper in-game tutorial, but I will include a manual (of sorts) as a … Continue reading

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Noise

I’m tired, I’m stressed, I haven’t had even a single week off for almost a year but at least I now have music in the game.  Okay, so that’s little comfort, but it was desperately needed.  I have persistent settings, controllable … Continue reading

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