Tagged:  gameplay

By Mak, June 23, 2017 0 Dev, General

Just a mini-update to round out the month – I’ve been chasing down infrastructure changes and necessary tweaks to support the grandiose cargo collection job, and finally it’s all paid off. Via a config file, I can now generate any… Read More »

By Mak, June 8, 2017 0 Design, Dev, General, Roadmap

Another gameplay milestone feature is now underway: Missions! Having put my rendering engineers hat to one side, I picked up the gameplay programmers hat and made some tweaks to the Combat Escalation scenario, improving things here and there, adding ‘variation’… Read More »

By Mak, April 26, 2017 Comments Off on The Evolutionary Boid – Part Three Design, Dev

More combat/gameplay development! If you can’t stand my drawl, then read on… This episode sees improved ‘target awareness’ and predictive firing, so now these pesky NPC pilots are becoming a bit more of a challenge/threat. The entire system is proving… Read More »

By Mak, March 7, 2017 Comments Off on The Evolutionary Boid – Part 2 Dev, Media

The saga continues, with more progress and the use of the super ImGui to provide low-level control and dev/debugging tools within the engine in realtime…

By Mak, October 15, 2016 Comments Off on The Great Journey – Part Two Design, Dev, General

Having rectified the ‘oops up’ from Part One, and made a great many tweaks, improvements and changes since then, it’s time for Part Two, and let this part be slightly more successful! Given the spirit of things was to partake… Read More »

The Great Journey Begins

By Mak, October 6, 2016 Comments Off on The Great Journey Begins Dev, General

Gameplay. Yes, you read right. Finally. I am turning my efforts to gameplay. This series of blog posts (and hopefully video blog posts!) probably won’t particularly read gameplay-ish, but trust me it is. I have chosen a task to complete… Read More »

By Mak, June 28, 2014 Comments Off on Tip-toe, through the UI… Dev, General

Being up at stupid o’clock in the morning (4am), I find myself plugging away at Dom and the UI again. For morale’s sake – I decided to do a brain dump in the blog 🙂 UI is something I normally… Read More »

By Mak, May 31, 2014 1 Dev, General

Phew! Much improved since the post of a few days ago – thankfully! I’ve been out of the picture for about 3 weeks – off work, the lot – been quite the ‘adventure’ but fortunately I’m back on track it seems…. Read More »

By Mr T, March 25, 2013 Comments Off on Mining – innovative gameplay that pushes the genre forward… ?!? Design, Dev

If you play a game set in the cold vacuum of space these days you can expect one thing. Mining asteroids for resources.  Yep. Usually a non interactive process as you click a button, the laser fires into rock, and… Read More »

By Mr T, March 22, 2013 Comments Off on Salvage, and exploration… Design, Dev, News

In the last gameplay blog we talked about asteroid mining, and lasers, and all that other business around mining standard resources. Because we’ve got such a cool system that allows you to cut precisely through rock, there are additional uses… Read More »

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