Tutorials are time consuming and difficult - mainly because I refuse to make them without having already gone through the whole process and written out all the code before I start. (lots of the crappy tutorials out there make you sit and watch while the creator clicks around the screen mindlessly searching for the thing… Continue reading on tutorials I haven’t made
The game is done! You can play it here: https://rogueduckstudios.itch.io/turtlerace-nes-game-jam
Here's the latest: https://youtu.be/BDGYaDHk2Zw Next steps: add a finish animation add npc runners
I changed the color on the ground to contrast better with the player character. Got the obstacles in there - and the lettuce is coded to stop the player for a moment while the turtle eats - but having trouble getting the hill to act like a hill! Gotta brush up on sprite collider physics...… Continue reading NES Game Jam (part 4)
https://youtu.be/KR51B3yNkjc The art took me way longer than I thought it would! After pushing pixels around for an hour or three - I finally gave up and focused on the character movement. Tomorrow I'll add some obstacles.
Pixels are confusing. Never been into pixel art. I think if you were young enough to experience 16 bit blocky images when that was the best there was, describing it as 'art' and revering it as 'retro' seems very backwards. Anyway.... this game jam requires a screen resolution of 256x240. So this is what… Continue reading NES Game Jam (part 2)
I've signed up for a game jam on itch. Never done a Game Jam before - this one looks cute. Only real rules - make a game that looks like it could have been played on an NES back in the day. Of course - I'm probably the only one participating who actually played games… Continue reading NES Game Jam
I plan on having the 2d platformer I'm working on available on XBox... the only problem is, at the moment, I have no idea how to make that work. I will figure it out eventually - I always do. I'll watch a whole bunch of tutorials and I'll read a lot of forum posts. I'll… Continue reading Learning New Things
https://youtu.be/lol2uDGV-_E Here is a continuation of sorts from my Character Selection tutorial. This time the avatars are chosen in a lobby - where everyone has to wait before the game begins. Here is the PowerPoint I used in the video - in case you'd rather read than watch: Character Selection from a lobby in Unity… Continue reading Character Selection from a Lobby in Unity
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