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Layered TileMap Support

by Cory on March 5, 2019

About a month or two ago, I made the decision to simplify my TileMap class so that no tiles could overlap. I believe that's the way that almost everyone else does it. Previously I wanted to have it so that I only needed 1 TileMap object ...


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    Can't Sleep

    by Cory on March 2, 2019

    I'm standing here in front of this snowy cave but I can't remember why. I know I'm in the Arctic for some reason but it's not that cold. It feels almost like a warm spring night and all the snow is melting. I walk into the cave with her and pass i...

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    This is Gonna Get Me on a Watch List

    by Cory on February 27, 2019

    I bought a different thing off amazon because the first kit was supposed to come in mid april. Fuck that noise. This other kit throws in a bunch of random sensors, an LCD, and a number pad so I guess it's worth it.

    Apparently, the endorsed arduin...

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    Testing Out an Arduino

    by Cory on February 16, 2019

    So I pulled out the Arduino and I have an Uno R3. I was looking at the tutorials on the site and some data sheets and it's as user friendly as I remember. Downloading the IDE to use with Fedora Linux was a snap.

    I copied their program to blink th...

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    A Change of Pace

    by Cory on February 15, 2019

    Ok, it's time for a small detour! I'm getting burnt out trying to make a game engine. I might be sinking too much effort into it for this to be worth it. I think it's time to refresh myself with a bunch of different side projects before banging my...

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    That Time When I got Ambushed by a Bunch of 12-Year-Olds

    by Cory on February 9, 2019

    A few months ago I decided to go back to therapy and I was telling the new therapist about myself and I got into a whole bunch of anecdotes about how I hated being a kid. I actually ended up thinking a lot of them were pretty amusing in a Diary-of...

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    The Move Tool

    by Cory on January 10, 2019

    I just put in a move tool that will let me select existing tiles and then drag them around to reposition them. I had to restructure the tile editor code to allow for swapping out mouse behavior. Check it out yo:

    It took waaaaaay longer than I t...

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    Tile Popup

    by Cory on December 25, 2018

    Progress is once again slow.

    I actually spent a few weeks refactoring my scene graph, making it go faster, and fixing memory leaks/slowdowns. I made the scenegraph it's own structure instead of a "Spatial" component because the ECS system is too ...

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    Behind the Scenes

    by Cory on November 19, 2018

    I spent the last two weeks upgrading Slacker Paradise! I realized that I wanted a new feature where I could queue up "Highlight of the Day" links and have it update the front page about every day. Up until now, I've been keeping a backlog of links...

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