Category:  News

Grey Update

By Mak, November 1, 2013 Comments Off on Grey Update Dev, General, News

Another weekly post – nothing to show this time though. As part of the overall goal of something ‘playable’ (and I really do use that term loosely) you should be able to get killed and start the game again, or… 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 12, 2013 Comments Off on Tantalising glimpse… Dev, General, Media, News

Here’s a small teaser-shot (mocked by Sol) of one of the ‘larger’ stations will be in-game… (Original Link : http://www.solcommand.com/2013/10/orbital-ring.html#more) Although I’ve yet to incorporate / support it in the engine (that’s a way off) I already know how and what… Read More »

By Mak, October 5, 2013 Comments Off on SolCommand Production Run! General, News

Sol’s been busy knocking out some freebie models for everyone to use… and damned fine they are too! I feel a download and donate session coming on 😉 Check them out! http://www.solcommand.com/    

By Mak, September 28, 2013 Comments Off on UI, UI… Design, Dev, News

Ah, it has taken a while – yes. There have been a few dead ends which I traveled down. Well, let’s say I didn’t like what I saw when I got there at least. But now, it is done. 3D,… Read More »

By Mak, August 24, 2013 1 Dev, General, News

Good evening, the news today is – there is no news. More or less 🙂 The “day job” has soaked up all possible time and energy of late, and my work on the UI has led to a couple of… Read More »

By Mak, August 9, 2013 Comments Off on Relics, Artifacts, and Big Dumb Objects Design, Dev, General, Media, News

Broadband resumed – hurrah! Even though in the past two weeks  BT have cancelled my order 3 times, got the package completely wrong, closed the account and reopened it all without telling me once, and then failed to deliver the… Read More »

By Mak, August 5, 2013 Comments Off on Normal Service Will Be Resumed As Soon As BT Resume Theirs General, News

Due to a house move, and being subsequently well and truly “BT’d” (Anyone in the UK will know what that means) Despite a promised BB activation date of 25th July this year I still have no Broadband Internet access. I count… Read More »

By Mak, July 19, 2013 Comments Off on Mountings out of Mole Hills… Dev, General, News

So, turrets… man now I know why most dev’s are so proud to show off “turrets” and how they track scene objects in the game. I’ve always known how/what to do – it’s quite simple. I’ve written full bone-rig animation… Read More »

By Mak, June 25, 2013 1 Design, Dev, General, News

I wanted to flesh out the core UI I have in my head, and see if it would produce any major challenges – as (from a code point of view) it’s needlessly complex 🙂 From the players point of view… Read More »

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