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Save and Load

Does anyone want to know how save games work in video games? Yeah! of course you do! I've spent the last two weeks working on it. In a simulation game you can't get very far testing things without being able to save. I suppose you can, but you'd spend a lot of time recreating the conditions you need to test a new feature or fix a bug.

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Let's sum up...

Do you ever get into working on something, and you're absorbed in it, and you keep putting off telling people about it? I apparently do...

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Small Ideas, Big Changes

As I've been working lately, I've been very aware that seemingly simple things I wanted to have in a new game have huge implications on the difficulty of making a game and engine.

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Recurring Nightmares

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Art Test

I've been tired of looking at grey flat land with test objects, so I spent a bit of time doing some art tests. It's hard for me to have any feelings about a game without visuals. Yes, the gameplay can be in place, and it might be fun, but for me it misses something undefinable without the visuals - partly charm, warmth, completeness, but something more as well.

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