Roses and Gems

Posted by Pirate-rob on April 14, 2014, 2:08 p.m.

Hey there! So this suddenly came out of the blue.

Short story: During march I started making a game for the april comp, then I realised it wasn't April *herpaderp*

So I decided I'd finish the game within that week. 3 weeks later I finished and waited 3 more for …

64DSCGDF-Something-like-that Pirated ver. 1

Posted by Pirate-rob on April 11, 2014, 6:28 p.m.

Ah I should get around to writing a blog shouldn't I? This is my first time though, so be gentle~ *strokes beard*

Now, I could go into all the technical detail and such, but no one cares for that *sigh*

So pictures!!!!!!

Ok, maybe a little explanation first. Basically, every …

Plan & Combat

Posted by Pirate-rob on March 5, 2014, 2:36 p.m.

So, I felt that R&R was feeling a bit grinding and lacking in tactics and inspired by a miscommunication between me and Steven a while ago, I decided to add a plan mode to Battles.

Plan mode allows you to position your chars as you please RTS style:

This will …

Fsgsg, GM 8.1 is buggy

Posted by Pirate-rob on Feb. 12, 2014, 2:49 p.m.

So apparently, if you start GM 8.1, about 30 hours later it'll start corrupting your save. Then about 5-7 saves later it'll tell you that it's out of memory and it freezes. Then you cry over losing your game. Unless you save in dropbox, which keeps copies of every save, …

Oh what the heck, let's Reign & Rule!

Posted by Pirate-rob on Jan. 24, 2014, 7:18 a.m.

So a while ago I was making that sprite sheet Idea thing. Now I said (I think) that I was going to finish that game. And I'm going to finish it. But not now. Yeah, so this is the first time I've decided I'm going to put a project on …

Something Island Warriors

Posted by Pirate-rob on Dec. 2, 2013, 1:42 p.m.

So, second update on my spritesheet game.

So as the title may suggest, I want to call my game "<insert something here> Island Warriors". So far I've come up with:


-Novo (latin for change, sounds cool but is kinda short)

-Chronovo/s (chronos and novo comined)


-And one or …

Spritesheet game idea

Posted by Pirate-rob on Nov. 16, 2013, 5:38 a.m.

Toast got me with his blog :P

Ok, so since midway through the compeletition I've been messing with dll and made a game, I then scrapped put that game on hiatus and reworked it's engine to make another game. Images:

Char select

gameplay: currently just waves of enemies

About half …

Entry reviews, Pirated ver.

Posted by Pirate-rob on July 25, 2013, 10:04 a.m.

Sorry if this is written badly, copied it straight from notepad.


It's very fun and feels like a survival game in an arcade game.


The top levels of the world go invisible, though I can still jump on them.


-Performance was good except when the game was …

5 minute Coding challenge? Not a chance

Posted by Pirate-rob on Dec. 10, 2012, 5:10 a.m.

Well I thought it would be fun, as the Ludum dare is coming up, to have a quick 5 min jam to see how my skills are. That was the longest 5 minutes in my whole life! 12 minutes to be precise. When I reached the 5 minute mark I …

First java game! and the need to program!

Posted by Pirate-rob on Nov. 6, 2012, 7:35 a.m.

Hello! I can't figure out what my first sentence should be so I can't be bothered to try hard to figure out a good one.

Anyway, I made my first game in java and the code is 95% mine, no tutorials or nothing on how to make it! It's a …