Category Archives: Design

Underwater Dreams

I’ve been making excellent progress with the final world disk. One thing that helps with this is that a LOT of the map content is dungeons, which go a little faster to create than towns, where you have to write … Continue reading

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Third Base

The third world disk is done at last! After over three months, ugh… Yeah, that took longer than I thought. I did a lot of new tile graphics which slowed things down. I also completed all monster graphics as I … Continue reading

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Green Times

Interesting times right now… First we had St. Patrick’s Day. And Emerald City Comic Con, which naturally uses the color green rather heavily with the brand. And things are definitely greening up, Seattle hit a temperature high for the month … Continue reading

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Sand Slogging

Been awhile since I’ve posted, so here’s where we are… Work has slowed down as I’ve entered the second half of the game’s content. It was bound to happen, unfortunately. Part of this is due to the necessity of creating … Continue reading

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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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