Despite the fact I’ve been doing pretty regular mini updates on Twitter, Reddit and Youtube, I haven’t really written a proper devlog entry for Alchementalist yet (I mean, I’ve kind of done one previously, but that’s it!) So let’s rectify that! In this devlog, I want to talk about the work that’s gone into the […]
Pit yourself against the toughest delivery routes the universe has to offer! Challenge the leaderboard competition by showing your skill in over 50 deliveries! Die horrible deaths inside of black holes! Use wormholes to travel through space in the blink of an eye! Blow yourself up on asteroids with wild abandon! All this for only […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
What have I been up to? The answer might shock you!
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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In this entry, we learn about perturbing rooms to generate a dungeon layout!
In this entry we explore the fascinating world of pathfinding, culminating in a fully featured A* pathfinding algorithm that takes tile costs into account!