Tagged:  star

By Mak, June 13, 2014 Comments Off on Stellar Cartography, Part 2 Design, Dev, General

Ok, there hasn’t been a Part 1 – really – and ‘Stellar Cartography’ is from Star Trek, and no – I won’t be using that name in the game – it’s just for the blog and continuing the UI,UI post… Read More »

By Mak, December 27, 2013 0 ,

Just a few work in progress shots, showing off the following goodness… 3rd Person perspective (via an Observer) Velocity Markers (the star streaks) New Corvette ship model Spline based auto-pilot (the fat white line – for debug purposes)

By Mak, November 22, 2013 Comments Off on A question of scale… Design, Dev

So, addressing the consistency of vessel sizes led to addressing space stations (naturally – ships need to dock), which has led looking at how I am portraying the volume of ‘local space’ you would be in when by a station,… Read More »

By Mak, November 15, 2013 Comments Off on Weekly Update : Context Design, Dev

This week has seen a fair amount of context switching as I started on the vessel/NPC behaviours. I reconsidered the initial state machine design I had in mind after some ‘paper walkthroughs’ which showed it wouldn’t worked as I hoped…. Read More »

By Mak, November 10, 2013 Comments Off on Visual Bar for Dominium Dev, General

Well, after playing the Free to Play on Steam – there’s no doubt in my mind – the guys behind Star Conflict have nailed the visual bar I wanted to aim at for Dominium. Sadly for me, I’m a large… Read More »

By Mak, October 27, 2013 Comments Off on This little Commodity went to Market… Design, General, News

In the (surprisingly) consistent 2nd weekly progress update, I have spent the past week tinkering with the basic economy model I mentioned a while back. Ah, trading. Something so simple. Something so basic. Yet, strangely addictive… I’ve wired up the… Read More »

By Mak, October 19, 2013 Comments Off on Galaxy Mapping Design, Dev, General

I thought I’d try and do a ‘Weekly Update’ post as I seem to be getting into a swing of development at the moment. This may only last a week – so don’t get too excited 🙂 Since the UI,… Read More »

By Mak, May 10, 2013 1 General, News

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/maksw/dominion-fight-for-your-future-amongst-the-stars/posts/477511   We’re proud to drop a superb indie game into our rewards – Super Laser Racer by the BAFTA Award winning indie New Star Games. NSG have graciously allowed us to offer SLR as part of our reward system –… Read More »

By Mak, April 29, 2013 Comments Off on May the 4th, Be With Us! On Kickstarter! General, News

The time has come folks… after some great feedback on the new pitch, we’re ready to go on our publication date of 00:00 on May the 4th! Our hope is that we can ask everyone who is interested in backing… Read More »

By Mak, April 27, 2013 Comments Off on Pitch Preview Ahoy! General, News

Well, finally – it’s been a long time coming for sure – but we’re now ready to repitch on Kickstarter! We’ve put a preview (but not final copy) of the pitch onto our site here – and any feedback you… Read More »

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