Category Archives: My iPhone game

The Bedroom Programmer: Cycle over?

“Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday.”Don Marquis It seems only reasonable that the first (and possibly only, I’m really not doing well with this blog lark recently) post of 2014 consists of some editorial that leads to … Continue reading

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Comfy sofa, STAT!

You’d better sit down for this. Ok, here it is. I’m going to tell it to you straight, I owe you that. I won’t pussy-foot around, beat around the bush, procrastinate or generally dance around the issue. I am going … Continue reading

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The most anticipated post of 2012!

Yes, that’s right, let’s have a big hand for the iPhone game progress report! So, iPhone game, what have you been up to since we last had a non-excuse progress report over a year ago? “Well, Mr Cobra, huge progress … Continue reading

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Why stop at the pub? Let’s eat on the MOON!

Good food is not measured by quantity. Having a stack of beans, coleslaw and “meat” left over at the end of a meal does not mean that it was a good one. At the other end of the spectrum some … Continue reading

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I used to be indecisive but now I am not sure

It is time for May’s iPhone game update and progress has been made! A whole nine hours of work went into creating a working map editor and it was great fun to create. I learnt a lot about Cocoa, Interface … Continue reading

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It lives!

Et voila, a map editor was born. It took a couple of hours longer than I expected, but I got a tad carried away with the odd extra feature or two as well as bumping into the unexpected. Fortunately, I … Continue reading

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Progressing backwards through time

If you’ve followed the last two updates, you’ll know that in a period of ten weeks I’ve made just the odd hour or two of progress on my iPhone game. Indeed, given that most of that time is required just … Continue reading

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April cactus: the weather’s dry, the schedule’s a tumbleweed

Well, play my piano and polish my sideboard, another month has gone by. Not a drop of rain has fallen and I recently saw the phrase “April Showers” pack his bags and trudge slowly to catch a bus out of … Continue reading

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Beware the schedules of March

Well, polish my tabletops, March has passed away and April has sprung into action. Birds are nesting, trees are flowering and it is almost time to empty the lake of winter-detritus from the BBQ and fire it up for a … Continue reading

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Pause for thought (or not, as it turns out)

For more than ten years, I’ve been generally working on massively multi-player technology. One of the things with that sort of stuff is that “Pause” is not a feature that you need. In fact, the software is usually asynchronous, heavily … Continue reading

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