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Game Released!

I have now completed and released a graphical game! Check out the release post on my studio website for download links and other release information. Since my last post on this item, the development of the game progressed fairly rapidly, … Continue reading

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Game Studio Website Live

Since my last post, I’ve decided on the launch strategy for my graphical game: Setup game studio website, developer journal, Facebook page and Twitter account. Post progress updates to studio website and developer journal. Use the updates to gather a … Continue reading

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Game Setting Done

Since my last post, I read a few articles to help me decide on launch options. They had some good information, but there was a lot of advice to just get started making the game. So, I now have a … Continue reading

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Simple Graphical Game Finished

Since┬ámy last post, I have finished working on my simple DirectX game. The questions now load from the file and I have finished tinkering with the visual aspect. If I could get screenshots to work, I’d put one in this … Continue reading

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Create a Graphical Game

The Goal Create a graphical game. Possibly release it publicly. Why? For over ten years, I spent varying amounts of my free time creating new content for a text-based multiplayer game called Ancient Anguish. I feel like I have little … Continue reading

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Top 50 Films Completed

Since my last update, I watched the final films left on the list. Tales from Earthsea (2006) On a family recommendation, this replaced Spirited Away as the list’s anime film. I read the Earthsea Quartet by Ursula LeGuin when I … Continue reading

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Fifth Films Update: SciFi

It hasn’t been long since my last films post. I picked a few science fiction films for this update. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) I really liked this movie because of the idealism; instead of a paranoid warmongering … Continue reading

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Handstand Pushup Completed

It’s been a while since my last handstand pushup post, as I’ve had a holiday from the blog. During that period, I’ve been attempting HSPUs once every 1-3 weeks. For a few months now, I’ve been strong enough to complete … Continue reading

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Body On Hold

It’s been four months since my last body post, for reasons I outlined in another post. There’s one major reason for the big gap that’s specific to this list item: guilt. I’ve felt guilty for not exercising and for letting … Continue reading

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AI 4: AIPA Shopping List

It’s been a while since my AI last post, which hinted at a new module that would utilise the database connectivity. The new module is for creating shopping lists. AIPA will now obey ‘add recipe/meal/ingredient to shopping list’ commands, and … Continue reading

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