Author Archives: adamantyr

Two Nearly Down, Two to Go

I’m now in the process of wrapping up the second world disk… There’s a few transactions to write up, I need to finish populating the map headers with character and monster data, and I need to add the tile set … Continue reading

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Snowed In

So during yesterday’s Super Bore, er, Bowl, and overnight, I got 8+ inches of snow. Needless to say I was working from home today. 🙂 I spent a good part of my time during the football game working on a … Continue reading

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Centralize and Reorg

I had no idea I had so many maps to draw… It’s definitely taking longer than I thought! I started on the 2nd disk’s contents, but I’m jumping all over to start the 3rd and 4th as well. In particular, … Continue reading

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Big Tasks

Still grinding away at maps… I managed to pick up a cold this weekend that grounded me at home, but as soon as I had energy I was back at it! A particular slow-down is for some of the maps, … Continue reading

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Map Making

Another year, another resolution to get the CRPG done. This time I mean it though. 😉 I’m not updating that copyright on the title page again! I made a couple engine fixes, my favorite being that monsters now don’t move … Continue reading

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Year in Review

First of all, happy new year! So a year is nearly gone… what has been done, and what’s left to do? I decided in mid-2017 to start using the AMS (Advanced Memory System) for the game, which gave me tons … Continue reading

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I swear I saw a…

I still need to make some adjustments to direction determination for monster special attacks, but pretty good!

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Twas the Night Before

If you celebrate Christmas, a merry Christmas eve to you! If you don’t, happy holidays of whatever form of winter solstice festival you choose to observe! 😉 I’m just about finished testing out spells. I’ve gone through all the different … Continue reading

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Phone a Friend

I’ve finally reached my end of year vacation time, hurrah! Besides holiday stuff going on, I also have a new cat in the house, a beautiful tuxedo long-hair I rescued from Petco. She’s slowly getting used to the house and … Continue reading

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Bug Hunt Blues

Happy upcoming holidays to everyone! Crawling along with the work… Bugs are becoming a major hassle. I implemented monster and mob movement, which have been disabled for quite some time. This created a perplexing bug where suddenly the game would … Continue reading

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