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Recounting A Successful Failure (The Spaceslingers Post-Mortem)

This is the part two of my original post A Pre-Post Mortem About Marketing, if you haven’t read that, I highly recommend you do so as I won’t be covering the same material here and a lot of people found the original post helpful. So what does a successful failure look like? Well, first, let’s […]

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Elemental Combination Effects in Alchementalist

Here’s a short video I made showing the different elemental combinations you can make in Alchementalist: I’ve added range upgrades to the spells in order to create bigger “areas” for each effect, and everything is still very much WIP, but the basics are there at least. Now that I’ve got all the base combinations in […]

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Paying Attention to Detail

I’ve been doing a lot of work recently on enemies in Alchementalist. I want to get the game into a state where I can really test different mechanics out and see how the emergent gameplay works, and that means populating the world with a bunch of bad dudes intent on making your life as a […]

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Unveiling Alchementalist

What have I been up to? The answer might shock you!

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On Experimentation in Procedural Generation

Wherein I explain what I’ve been doing with the PCG in GML series lately and give some insight into the behind the scenes task of making PCG.

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35% off Spaceslingers on Steam!

Spaceslingers is at the lowest price yet!

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Procedural Generation in GMS #7: To Perturb A Room (Dungeon Generation)

In this entry, we learn about perturbing rooms to generate a dungeon layout!

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Procedural Generation in GMS #6: A* Is Born (Pathfinding’s Greatest Hits)

In this entry we explore the fascinating world of pathfinding, culminating in a fully featured A* pathfinding algorithm that takes tile costs into account!

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Procedural Generation in GMS #5: A Flood of Fills

In this entry, we learn how a little bit of recursion can make some big waves with the flood fill algorithm.

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Procedural Generation in GMS #4: Connecting the Dots with Bresenham’s

In this entry, we learn how to use Bresenham’s line algorithm to connect two points quickly and efficiently.