Category:  Design

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 »

Gassing Away…

By Mak, May 6, 2015 Comments Off on Gassing Away… Articles, Design, Dev

Another progress ping… I’ve pretty much stopped doing GUI ‘dev’ for the time being, it’s working as I’d hoped (barring a few minor issues) and it’s now a solid framework to build the rest of the game’s GUI on moving… Read More »

By Mak, April 6, 2015 Comments Off on Mini Update : GUI, GUI, Gooey… Design, Dev, News

I’m afraid the dullness of the updates continues as I get immersed in the mire of GUI… I’ve worked on many GUI’s in the past, and that experience told me that two rules apply to GUI design/development… 1) you will rarely… Read More »

By Mak, March 25, 2015 Comments Off on Mini Update : Buttons Design, Dev, General

Another progress update on the GUI work of late… The Local Map is in place, and it’s inspired some more design choices which I’ll reveal when I get them in place in a video to show it all off. So far… Read More »

By Mak, February 21, 2015 15 Design, Dev, General

I say part one, because for now I’m wrapping up Navigation to work on other issues – namely the one’s thrown up by working on navigation, as you’ll see when you watch the attached video (yes Cornflakes_91, I finally produced… Read More »

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