I thought I’d end the week with another snapshot of how things are going. Yes, I’ll have a post detailing the trees and sky and how they were made, but in the meantime here’s some shiny things to distract you.
Note that I didn’t bunny-hop my way through this demo. If you’re used to Spoiler Warning you may need to shake your monitor up and down to avoid the nausea associated with smooth, non-hopping movement.
Fixing Match 3
For one of the most popular casual games in existence, Match 3 is actually really broken. Until one developer fixed it.
Overused Words in Game Titles
I scoured the Steam database to figure out what words were the most commonly used in game titles.
What did web browsers look like 20 years ago, and what kind of crazy features did they have?
Bethesda felt the need to jam a morality system into Fallout 3, and they blew it. Good and evil make no sense and the moral compass points sideways.
Good Robot Dev Blog
An ongoing series where I work on making a 2D action game from scratch.