Category:  Design

By Mak, July 22, 2016 Comments Off on The Effect of Mass Design, Dev, General, News

As Dominium’s Flight Mechanics journey continues, I’m revelling in the nostalgia of all that school math/mechanics/physics from so long ago. Now I have Newton’s Second Law(F=ma) in the code armoury, and all the various tunable ‘bits’ which affect movement and… Read More »

By Mak, July 20, 2016 Comments Off on Space Flight Mechanics – Check! Design, Dev, News

The first phase of development on the Flight Mechanics is now complete, and I have to say, I’m pretty chuffed with the results! Let me begin by saying that this doesn’t mean ‘Flight Mechanics’ is completed and now final. I’ve… Read More »

By Mak, July 13, 2016 5 Design, General

Now, this may be a dangerous combination… Newtonian and Non-newtonian flight models? In the same game? Well, if I get it wrong… yes, very dangerous! It could be horrifically unfair, leaving Newtonian vessels at the mercy of far more manoueverable… Read More »

By Mak, July 8, 2016 Comments Off on Back to Dominium, huzzah! etc. Design, Dev, General

Hi folks, and a return back to Dom Dev for those tired of the flood of book updates! To avoid getting dragged into the mire with bug-fixing the vessel mount code (which is not really a priority at the moment),… Read More »

By Mak, June 29, 2016 Comments Off on Visual tweaks;it’s all about the speed! Design, Dev, General

I’ve been back visiting the unpleasant Bugland this past week or so, and also tinkering with some visual effects; velocity markers and course tunnels. Velocity Markers have two tiers; HUD markers which are projected by the ship-board systems, and ‘real’… Read More »

By Mak, February 16, 2016 Comments Off on A spot of Networking… Design, Dev, General

It’s been a fairly busy few weeks since the last post, and you may be disappointed to hear it’s not ‘all about Dom’ either. The great ‘Project Management Housekeeping‘ exercise led me to check up on the status of my… Read More »

By Mak, November 23, 2015 Comments Off on Article : Lessons of Lorecraft Articles, Books, Design, General, News

Hmm, could have sworn I’d already published this one… 🙂 But, here it is anyway for those interested. Lessons of Lorecraft My trials and tribulations creating Insurmountable Odds, and also touching on the origins for the entire backstory behind the… Read More »

By Mak, November 21, 2015 2 Design, Dev, General, News, Roadmap

Whilst BT – yet again – fail to provide the service I am paying for, I decided to take some time to reflect the current State of Dominium, from a development & feature point of view. “Why?” you may ask…… Read More »

By Mak, September 18, 2015 6 Design, News

Momentous day! After a long haul, I can finally ship this out into the world and cross my fingers that a) people enjoy it and b) it helps raise some funds for Dominium! The book is now available to buy… Read More »

By Mak, September 5, 2015 Comments Off on Sulranian Heavy Frigate Design, General, Media, News

Here’s another model for you to nose at! Enjoy! Dominium : Sulranian Heavy Frigate by Mak Software on Sketchfab

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