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Game Programming

Game programming general topic. I eventually hope to split this into separate ideas exclusively about specific games that I make.

Cory's Hobo Garden

Cory's trying to grow vegetables, but get this--he doesn't have anywhere to put them!!!

RFID Door Unlocker

You know how nice cars like Mercedes or Tesla automatically unlock when you get close to them with the key fob? Let's do that but for my apartment front door.

XM Radio Receiver

Watch me try and make a radio receiver. The final goal is to make a smart radio receiver that can receive XM satellite stations, FM and AM stations as well as having wireless connectivity to stream or download podcasts.

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Game Programming

Layered TileMap Support

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 for everyt...


Can't Sleep

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...

RFID Door Unlocker

This is Gonna Get Me on a Watch List

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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