Game Project: Weekly Recap #2

Progress was slow this week due to the day job using Node.js to write a specialized web server. Last week I looked at different C/C++ JSON parsing and construction solutions for serialization.  After initially choosing Jansson I found faster, more efficient solutions.   Jansson is a fully-featured…

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Game Project: Weekly Recap #1

This has been an on-again, off-again game project.  Though this is the first of hopefully many weekly recaps, it's not the project's first week of development.  Below is a bulleted list of 'accomplishments'. Moved the Game Engine's SDK modules from a single mega-repository into separate git repositories using…

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DIY Game Development

As I ramp up my next game software project, I find myself asking a few questions before writing that first line of code: What's the game about? Who would play it? What's the scope? I've been in the games industry for years now - from Doom 2 to the present…

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