Cory's Hobo Garden

Day 150 [DONE]: Mission Accomplished!

by Cory on September 17, 2018

On Friday, I ate home grown tomatoes of all three varieties. I started all this gardening hoohah to answer one very simple question. What the eff do these tomatoes taste like? That douchy guy in the Doritos flavoring book made such a big...

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    Swept AABB Collision Detection Illuminated

    by Cory on September 15, 2018

    I think I finally fucking figured it out. I've been using these two website guides for the "swept AABB" collision detection algorithm and I couldn't figure out why it wasn't completely right.

    1. Swept AABB Collision Detection and Resp...

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    Working Out Collision Detection

    by Cory on September 15, 2018

    I've implemented the "regular" AABB collision detection, which is basically just seeing if two squares overlap. According to the internet, this algorithm isn't good when things start moving because you can get a tunneling effect.

    I also spent a c...

  • Cory's Hobo Garden

    Day 140: Tea Fertilizer

    by Cory on September 6, 2018

    I forgot to metnion something I noticed like two weeks ago.

    In the bucket with the big garden treasure and the watermelon plants, one of them (I think the tomato) sent a root up through the white tack I put in my olla and started growing roots ...

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    Day 136: I Eated It

    by Cory on September 2, 2018

    I picked two garden gem tomatoes on Friday. The first one was from garden gem 1. It's the first "properly" shaped tomato with no surface blemishes on it.

    Apparently normal garden gems should be bigger than this.

    Also, you know garden gem 0? ...

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    Day 132: Homeless Mike Returns

    by Cory on August 29, 2018

    I don't actually have a plant update today, but I met homeless mike again. (Hilariously enough, I got the picture above by googling "homeless mike" and the results that came up look almost exactly like him)

    He had a flat tire and came walking up ...

  • Game Programming

    Need Some Physics Up In Here

    by Cory on August 28, 2018

    I added Velocity and Acceleration components to the MegamanScene. I also put in a PhysicsSystem to do collision detection, but everything's all wrong. This is way harder than I thought it was.

    So what I have so far is pretty crap right now. The...

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    Day 130: Not Stolen Yet

    by Cory on August 27, 2018

    Well, whoever it was who stole the bucket hasn't come back. Not yet at least.

    It's been about 10 degrees colder than usual for the past few weeks and I think it might be because of the smog from the california wildfires. This isn't really good fo...

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    Day 125: Collateral Damage

    by Cory on August 22, 2018

    Someone stole one of my buckets. :(

    This fucker just up and stole the entire bucket string and all. I really don't understand why they would want it, I mean the one they stole didn't have any fruit on it and the thing weighed like 30 or 40 pounds...

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