The game design document is coming along nicely. Crunch time has been, gone, and is back again already. We had 5 days off last week, and I took that time to relax and plan my design. I’ve made a few changes to some of my initial ideas, however I think the gameplay will benefit from it.
The crew of the space shuttle Discovery have been in space now for a little over 10 hours. The launch went spectacularly and other than a few damaged tiles all is going well so far. I’m a big fan of all things space (in case that wasn’t already obvious) and I think NASA’s current plans for the future are a positive sign for humanity. I will reveal more about what I believe the future of space flight to be with my ‘Future History’ to go along with my space game. I want to make it as believable as possible, with a little wishful thinking added in for good measure. My prayer’s are with the crew and I wish them a safe trip and return.
I’m now officially in the ‘crunch period’ of our current project at work. We’re working overtime every evening for the next 8 weeks leading up to the big release of MyVritualHome. This is really cutting into my time for working on the tech demo, however I’m making an effort to still get up early and get an hour or two of coding done before work.
Just a quick note to let you know I’m currently working on a simple 2D interface system for the tech demo. I decided to write most of it from scratch and may use some of DirectX’s framework interface system for complex menus.
My work project (MyVirtualHome) is coming along nicely and we have a new website which shows off some of the fancy graphics we’ve been working on over the past year. I’ve also been working on a small tech demo in my spare time. I thought I’d start to gives some updates on how I’m going on this project….
I’ve just read another preview for Battlefield 2 (BF2) and I thought I’d share my thoughts on what I believe is going to happen once it’s released.
I decided it’s time I added my top 10 games of all time. After uttering the words “X is the greatest game, it’s in my top 10″ for about 30 different games I thought I should put them in writing. Here goes:
After much contemplation I have finally chosen my new computer. I went with the Geforce 6800 GT mainly becasue of Pixel Shader 3.0 support and as I prefer the stability of NVidia’s drivers.