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Summer of Testing

And here we are in July, in what is proving to be the most “interesting” year of the new century so far. And I don’t mean that in a complimentary fashion. 😛 My 45th birthday is coming up this week, … Continue reading

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15 Years of Development

In May of 2005, I graduated from college with my Bachelor’s in Computer Science. At the time, I had started preliminary work on my CRPG, having decided that working on something original and new was better than trying to port … Continue reading

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Beta Blitz

Crazy times… I’m hunkered down in my home working remotely as we wait out the worst of the coronavirus. Even though our original plans to attend Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle were cancelled, we did end up doing a … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2019!

Another year gone, another year the CRPG is not done… Bah! However, it’s NEARLY done. 🙂 Beta testing has been ongoing for over a month, and it’s been going well. A lot of bugs and changes introduced to make the … Continue reading

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And Go!

Beta testing has started! I spent several hours today cleaning up boss special attacks and at the moment, the engine should be complete other than bug fixes. Launches are never clean… I found several mob misalignments with graphics that I … Continue reading

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Beta Max

November 1st, I’m running out of time to not have to update the copyright on the title screen… But things are going smoothly, and beta testing should begin very soon! Right now I’m fixing game engine bugs to get it … Continue reading

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Chaotic Cartography

Been a crazy month… My cat had to be rushed to the ER again, this time with an actual urinary blockage. They cleared it with a urethra tube, but now he MUST be on prescription urinary foods from now on. … Continue reading

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Manual Intervention

Slow progress on the CRPG… I had a fun but exhausting weekend at Rose City Comic Con in Portland, one of my cats got sick and I had to rush him to the ER on a Sunday (fortunately he’s okay!), … Continue reading

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Classic Addict

A quick update on the CRPG… Work on the final dungeons continues, inch by inch. I got maps drawn up and I now need to populate them with monsters, treasure, transactions, and so forth. It’s slow going because I’m trying … Continue reading

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Heating Up

Finally finished up the underwater city dungeon. Two more big dungeons to go! I’m not going quite as fast as I wanted to, for a couple reasons. One, summer is now in full force and the house gets warm enough … Continue reading

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