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Ludum Dare 44 Retrospective

Jam Entry: https://ldjam.com/events/ludum-dare/44/wu-wei HTML5 Playable Link: https://gamejolt.com/games/wu_wei/411422 Pre-theme Prep I had been toying with the idea of taking on a level based platformer with a twist. Because of that I had gone and played a few platformer classics; Braid, Castlevania, … Continue reading

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Simulate Mouse Click in GM 1.4

The goal here might sound pretty straightforward. Unfortunately, GM 1.4 does not provide anything directly out of the box that simulates a mouse click for that covers all implementations. It’s important to understand that in GM there are (almost always) … Continue reading

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Creating GameMaker Extensions outside of GM Studio

I’ve been getting back into GM Studio 1/2 lately and wanted to revive a project I was working on. My first step was to move everything into an extension (rather than the shitty drag and drop method I had suggested … Continue reading

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Git Remote Annoyances on Windows

I use a few machines and just want them all to work. Problem is that never happens and I run into stupid things that keep popping up so… I’ll document it in case anyone else is getting frustrated by the … Continue reading

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Ludum Dare 43 Post Mortem

I’ll do my best to keep all my disappointment out of this post but I am obviously a little upset that after 27+ hours of work I didn’t have a game to deliver. I think there’s tons to take away … Continue reading

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Git Auth when Windows Credentials are Locked / Just want to use file

Most Windows users won’t run into this problem because they don’t have a system administrator controlling their machine but for anyone who is experiencing weirdness while using wincred here’s a brief explanation of the problem + an easy fix to … Continue reading

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Twitter Gaming: Tweepi.com Functionality Rip

There are plenty of twitter management tools out that will help automate / manage your twitter account for a few bucks a month. While most products don’t add too much value I’ve found some particular features on Tweepi.com that have … Continue reading

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Bioshock: Infinite Review

The initial introduction to the underwater dystopian society of Rapture in the original Bioshock was something that I recommend every real gamer experience (even if you aren’t an FPS kind of person). The familiar themes of authoritarian rule and dark … Continue reading

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Reverse Engineering ‘Product Catalog’

Recently I’ve been looking at an application that has some data that I’d like to scrape and use/format for my own selfish desires. The application we are targeting is on iOS + Android so I went through the usual flow … Continue reading

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Ixalan Draft #1

Black/Blue/White Deck Didnt realize I messed up mana until I got home.. would have preferred a 664 7 Swamp 6 Island 3 Plains Ixalans Binding Slash of Talons Cancel Spell Pierce 3 One With the Wind 2 Run Aground 2 … Continue reading

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