Tag Archives: Intellectual

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 my 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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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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Fourth Films Update

Since my last post, I’ve watched a few more films: City of God (2002) This movie kept my interest in a similar way to others: by following a character’s rise in the world of crime. I also found it interesting seeing … Continue reading

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Third Films Update

It’s been a while since my last post on this list item. Partly because I was focusing on other list items and partly because I felt guilty for giving up on the original list of films. However, there has been a lot of … Continue reading

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Family History Completed

The Goal Map my ancestors, as far back as possible, to see if there are any interesting stories or personalities. Why? I’ve been curious for some time about where my ancestors come from and what their lives were like, partly … Continue reading

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AI 3: AIPA Database Connectivity

I said something stupid in my last AIPA post: “It’s not quite as much fun when the program works…” It took me many frustrating days to connect AIPA to a MySQL database, and I blame the above sentence. The reason why … Continue reading

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