The tiniest flap of a butterfly’s wing can cause a hurricane elsewhere. This is one of the more effective visualizations of what is more commonly known in popular culture as the Butterfly Effect. In formal theory it describes the sensitivity of dynamic systems to initial conditions. The smallest of changes may not be visibly different […]Read more "Chaotic AI in Games"
I can finally play Yu-Gi-Oh against humans. They have the technology. And the epic background music. This is because of the community that grew around the game online. I mostly grew up watching the anime and playing the video games. I remember that Eternal Duelist Soul was one of the first cartridges I bought for […]Read more "The Yu-Gi-Oh Online Community."
We found this game yesterday when while searching for references for the a project. As a fan of racing games and mechs I thought it was cool. Their site looks awesome with all the different mech renders and concept art. The game itself, though? It’s a bit lackluster. I thought the game was new, but apparently […]Read more "BREAKARTS Cyber Battle Racing. It’s Kind Of Bad But I Keep Playing It."
Waves. That was a very broad theme. You can take it into a lot of directions. From physical, visual, to scientific. Heck, it quantum physics all particles are just wave functions waiting to collapse. Here’s a few sketches I had as we were brainstorming on the table. Not much made it into the final game, […]Read more "The Game, GGJ17 Post-mortem"
I didn’t actually remember it at the beginning, but we were actually at the same site as the first jam I attended years ago. It came back to me when I saw the escalator leading to the auditorium with chandeliers. Classy. I was prepared this time to have the whole weekend there. Clothes weighed down my […]Read more "The Jam, GGJ17 Post-mortem."
I haven’t touched gameplay code in about 2 weeks. We’ve delayed the game’s launch by those 2 weeks. What have I been working on? Anything else but the game. I got stuck on iOS build iteration fixing ad networks. Half of the days just waiting for long compile times. This week I’m adding more online […]Read more "Why don’t we just make Games?"
I didn’t look at any in-depth reviews of the movie before going to see it. I heard a few things in passing about how it’s another bad video game movie. I was even told to not bother with it because it was just ‘so bad’. I don’t know what people expect from video game movies, […]Read more "What the Assassin’s Creed Movie Did Better."