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The Zombie Apocalypse

We all know that the zombie apocalypse is coming, but when, exactly? Well, if the movies are anything to go by, I would say quite soon. Indeed, if you can bear it, it probably makes sense to hang around teenagers … Continue reading

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Fire sale: everything must go!

“Ignorance is the soil in which belief in miracles grows.”— Robert G. Ingersoll Politics is a very difficult subject to have an opinion on: if we all agreed, we would all live in peace and harmony. Regrettably, it has been … 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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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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Wow… just wow

If you’re remotely into software development, you’ll have probably already have heard of this already. If you have not, you need to check it out right bloody now and bask in something that’s going to blow your socks off even … Continue reading

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How to take over the world

1. Take over the world. At a high enough level, everything looks easy. Needless to say, the devil is in the detail. Have you considered where you’re going to find a tropical island with an extinct volcano to use as … Continue reading

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Thready McParallel: the patron devil of programming

Afair while back, I had a call from someone who wanted to know if I could fit in some consultancy time to help solve some development problems. It turned out to be the least profitable work that I have ever … Continue reading

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Parallax scrolling in 2D: revisiting my past

The last time I did parallax scrolling in a game was back in my Amiga days in the early 90s. I had forgotten just how much value for money one could get from the technique. This isn’t just your average … Continue reading

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