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What to do, what to do...

Posted by Jani_Nykanen on Sept. 13, 2014, 12:57 p.m.

I want to try something new. Something I haven't tried before. I'm talking about game development, of course.

I have made games in C and C++, Javascript and HTML5. The latter combination is my favourite, but after programming 19 HTML5 games, it started to feel boring. I need new challenges! …

Recent projects and the future.

Posted by Jani_Nykanen on May 28, 2014, 9:08 a.m.

I have not written here for a long time (well, for a month actually). I promise this will be changed, not because you want to read my pointless blogs, but because I want to fill the internet with useless nonsense (also know as 'blogs').

Anyway, first I want introduce my …

Original plans vs the reality

Posted by Jani_Nykanen on April 20, 2014, 10:26 a.m.

Original plans have usually almost nothing to do with what really happens. Sounds familiar?

In my previous blog I told about my 64DSC entry I abandoned, because my skills did not meet the requirements. In that blog I also introduced my 'current project', an unnamed RPG-project. That's something I can …

About a game that never saw the sunlight

Posted by Jani_Nykanen on April 10, 2014, 11:47 a.m.

In the very first day of April, I started an ambitious turn-based strategy game project called "Project Game Dev Battleground". It started fine, but a week later, I had hardly done anything! Now, I have cancelled the project and started something else. This blog tells you why Project Game Dev …

Project Game Dev Battleground: Devlog #1

Posted by Jani_Nykanen on April 6, 2014, 7:57 a.m.

Remember that fighting game idea I had? Well, I abandoned it. Not because the idea was bad, but because the idea was too ambitious to be made in one month. And besides, programming a fighing game didn't sound very attractive idea: it's more about drawing graphics than writing C++ code. …

Because you want to know what I'm going to do

Posted by Jani_Nykanen on March 30, 2014, 10:41 a.m.

…or not. Anyway, let's talk about the spring competition. It begins next Tuesday, but because I'm an impatient person (well, I'm not, but let's pretend I am), I could not wait two days. So I did some… preparations, yes, that's a good word.

But wait, you do not even know …