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Alchementalog #2: A Song of Stats and Boosts, Part 1

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 […]

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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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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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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.

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Procedural Generation in GMS #3: Creating Sweet Maps with Cellular Automata

In this entry, we dive into the fascinating world of map generation using Cellular Automata.

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Procedural Generation in GMS #2: Learning the Basics

In the second entry in the series, we learn about the data structures we will be using in future procedural generation techniques.