Game Development Personal Development

Thousander Club Update: January 15th

For this week’s Thousander Club update:

Game Hours: 262.25 (previous year) + 4.5 (current year) = 266.75 / 1000
Game Ideas: 616 (previous year) + 0 (current year) = 616 / 1000

Another slow week of development. I spent the little time I did work on figuring out how to handle the explosion effects. I studied a few bits of source code, and I am now rolling my own set of effect classes. It’s not as complicated as I may make it sound, but it isn’t trivial either.

The main reason why I am not working so hard on game development is because I am spending way too much time trying to get MythTV installed using Knoppmyth. So far, I have narrowed it down to a weird-hardware-configuration problem when booting after the install. Basically, it could be anything that a newbie MythTV installer like me would think should just work.