Posted on April 6, 2007 by Doolwind

Happy Easter

Hi guys, This is just a quick post to say happy Easter and let you know how things are going at the moment. Things at work have been going crazy leading up to big milestones so I’ve been putting in 10+ hour days for a while now. This has left me little time to work Read More

Posted on January 11, 2007 by Doolwind

Orbital Mechanics

Just a quick update to let you know that things are coming along nicely in CIC at the moment. I’ve decided to put together my second tech demo (alpha 2) which wills how off movement and may have orbital mechanics involved. I’ve always been interested in orbits, both how they work, and the math that Read More

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Posted on December 5, 2006 by Doolwind


It’s been quite a while since I posted specifically about CIC so I thought I’d give a quick update. Last night I made my first check-in since September (before the wedding). I’m beginning work on the ‘3D movement’ part of the game which I’m hoping will be one of it’s main features. Homeworld 1 & Read More

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Posted on May 14, 2006 by Doolwind

Good Game GUI Design

All games have user interfaces, from first person shooters to puzzle games and hardcore simulations. Their quality ranges from excellent down to looking like they’ve been hastily put together by programmers themselves at the end of a project.  Sometimes they seem to only be there to let players have access to the internal workings of Read More

Posted on April 8, 2006 by Doolwind

CIC Alpha 1 Complete

It’s done! After months of development and testing the first alpha of CIC is complete. Those who have signed up for the closed alpha should have received an email last night giving them instructions on how to download the latest build to try it out. If there are any major problems I plan to release Read More

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Posted on April 3, 2006 by Doolwind

Polishing Bugs

Everything is in and ready to go for the tech demo. I’ve been working on polish and bugs fixes for the last couple of weeks and I’ve cleaned up all my known bugs. I’ve just got a week of testing singleplayer and mainly multiplayer over a LAN and the internet. After a couple of weeks Read More

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Posted on March 21, 2006 by Doolwind


I’ve put up some video tutorials of CIC in preparation for the alpha test.  I’ve got one more tutorial to make and that will be up by the end of the week.  Please check out the tutorials and let me know if there’s anything you’d missing and I can make a few more tutorials.  It’s Read More

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