Slimfast update: it worked!

Posted by melee-master on March 12, 2023, 6:39 p.m.

Just kidding, I was never actually on slimfast. But it was a legendary meme and I did discover this wonderful thing called the outside world, which was pretty foreign to me back in the days of grinding code and nerding out on video games like Super Smash Bros and Halo. …

Just bought the Oculus Rift

Posted by melee-master on May 1, 2013, 6:28 a.m.

I've literally never been so excited for the launch of something before. This thing is going to completely revolutionize gaming. Even in games without head tracking the sheer immersion factor will be phenomenal. A few hours ago I preordered the dev kit which is scheduled to ship in June. I …

Photography and more PC splurging...

Posted by melee-master on March 25, 2013, 7:21 a.m.

Since my last blog a month ago I've continued to upgrade my computer and its accessories. The main thing I need now is a graphics card. I'm going to hold out on that a bit longer because I need to save money for traveling, I want to get something good …

How many of you use Skype?

Posted by melee-master on Feb. 27, 2013, 4 a.m.

I know FSX does but that's it. Would there be any interest in a 64D group Skype chat? I do that with other online communities I'm involved in and it's great.

(And yes I know there's IRC >_>)

Streaming Super Smash Bros. Melee

Posted by melee-master on Feb. 26, 2013, 7:09 p.m.

Unfortunately I can no longer live up to my username because yesterday was the first time I played this game in years… but I'm having fun! Going through all the event matches to unlock Final Destination in a few minutes.

(Warming up first. I'll turn off my music when I …

After 6 years, I finally built a new computer

Posted by melee-master on Feb. 24, 2013, 10:35 a.m.

…well, mostly new. I bought a new CPU, motherboard, RAM, network card and optical drive. The last three high priority parts I need to replace for it to be 100% new computer are: graphics card, power supply and sound card.

Anyways, I made the switch from AMD to Intel and …

Was thinking of getting back into GM...

Posted by melee-master on July 24, 2012, 7:44 a.m.

…by making a game for my girlfriend. Good idea? She's a gamer and I'm fairly certain she'd love it if I made something for her.

I feel like I should write more but I haven't slept yet and am close to falling asleep.

A piece of concept art from my game, Tensai

Posted by melee-master on Oct. 23, 2011, 3:03 a.m.

That is Guiredaro, the flaming bear and in the Tensai universe, one of the 14 signs of the Zodiac. Zodiac signs come into play with the Zodiac move and give stat boosts/cuts. He's also one of the many creatures available for players to use in battle.

I haven't got around …

Melee is making a game? WAT!

Posted by melee-master on Oct. 13, 2011, 10:58 p.m.

After years of not doing any game development, one of my good friends on Xbox Live approached me with the idea of creating a game inspired by Pokemon's battle system, but designed to be far more competitive. If any of you have ever played Pokemon Online or similar, you would …

Where are all the Minecraft admins?

Posted by melee-master on Feb. 1, 2011, 1:14 a.m.

The server is down. =(