Category:  Design

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

By Mak, July 11, 2015 Comments Off on Docking Complete! Books, Design, Dev, General, News

Phew! It’s been a big week for development in Dominium, so bear with me… Firstly, Insurmountable Odds is now back from it’s guaranteed-honest-guv last proof read. Wendy has spotted more minor errors which I’ll now clean up. I’ve also done… Read More »

By Mak, July 3, 2015 2 Design, Dev, General

I admit I have derailed myself somewhat from the NPC work of getting them to dock en masse, but trust me it’s worthy and with the best intentions at heart 😉 It’s all aligned to getting back to the NPC’s… Read More »

By Mak, June 19, 2015 Comments Off on Never fear, the NPC’s are here… Design, Dev

… well, they are on the way at least 😉 So the past week or so has been about the Non-player Character behaviours. The NPC’s are controlled by Finite State Machines at present, with basic state controllers which will grow… Read More »

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