Category Archives: Gaming

Review: When a Star Falls

Time to take a short side trip in my blog to review a product… “When a Star Falls”, UK4, was the first Dungeons & Dragons module I ever purchased. It was back around 1984, when book stores were selling D&D … Continue reading

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Things I Have Learned from Writing a Vintage CRPG

As I am now going into year 8 of creating my vintage CRPG, It’s time to take a look back at things and share what I’ve learned from the experience of having a hobby programming project. Or, you know, I’m … Continue reading

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A Static Situation

So, I’ve done a further bit of change to how weapons and armor work… now all base types (sword, dagger, leather armor, etc.) have fixed amounts for ALL statistics, read from CPU memory. (I could push it out to disk … Continue reading

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Processing Progressions

So… I’m working on a new game. 🙂 No, the CRPG is not abandoned. I’ve just shelved it for now because I want to work on something smaller scale I can finish. Also something I can actually play and have … Continue reading

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Virtuous Travels

I’m taking a sabbatical from writing my CRPG to playing some at the moment. Hey, I’ll call it research… that’s the ticket. 🙂 Good Old Games recently started offering the first six games of the Ultima series for purchase. They … Continue reading

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