// I don't know why this works but it does (Today)

@Shin_Hogosha hahahah I saw it coming but I stayed until the end anyway (Today)

is there any better way to start your day than by watching the ssj2 gohan vs perfect cell kamehameha fight (Today)

@ayyang9 it'll stop moving (Yesterday)

@Data01 Hahah, well make it run in C# I guess and I could check it out ;p (Yesterday)

@ForestGameDev t.co/lR87R2gGmD (Yesterday)

Getting more and more stable, but the code is getting more and more messy ;_; t.co/PhmLyZwJHz (Yesterday)

Sometimes I feel like I can't draw anything and then I switch what brush I'm using and that somehow fixes it and I don't know why (Yesterday)

@infinite_ammo @ADAMATOMIC ahhh I love when I suddenly realize I have a lot of red letter media stuff to catch up on (Yesterday)

@infinite_ammo you see a wise man by the name of william shakesman once said brevity is the soul of wit (Yesterday)

@TommyRefenes w t fuck (Yesterday)

@IvoryOasis Really? I don't really see 2d games as having super varied needs as far as asset placement. Tiles and entities seems like enough (2 days ago)

@floatvoid Unity would be cool then I see someone have a nightmare experience with its source control or updating it and I'm like eehhhhh (2 days ago)

Really surprised that there hasn't been some sort of ultimate 2d level editor kickstarter yet like there was for 2d bone animators. (2 days ago)

@Capn_Andy some day I'll make it out to this place (2 days ago)

@realgreybob good ole Red Eye Rect (3 days ago)

@nico_m__ today was a good day of fixing edge cases and changing some of my logic, but I might be driving myself insane x_x (3 days ago)

okay done for the day but this thing is working pretty nice I think (I have a hover jump kinda thing going on) t.co/X9M2mjEo2E (3 days ago)

Well there's still some wonkiness to resolve in cases like this and sometimes slopes still cause stack overflows. >:( t.co/L2tVoiLHzg (3 days ago)

@tylerglaiel t.co/D9Rb0pKEc6 (3 days ago)

posts dated from: november 2011

2011 - 11 - 10 / 10:13 am / games

Namiko Quick Preview

Namiko Quick Preview

Yo! I went to a game jam last weekend at the University of Advancing Technology, and I made a game! (Again!) I'm still trying to figure out what to do with it, but for now here are some screenshots.




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2011 - 11 - 1 / 3:22 pm / general

A Month of Paleo

A Month of Paleo

I totally forgot to make any sort of blog post for the entire month of October, but I hope I can make it up by going into detail on what I was up to for the month. While I was doing my usual thing of working on video games, drawing stuff, and playing video games, I also took up a new challenge: Whole30.

This story really begins two months ago or so, when I was getting worse and worse at eating any food that was remotely good for me. I was eating a lot of cereal and whenever I wanted anything other than that it was usually a quick trip down the road for some kind of double cheeseburger and fries or out to indian food for a gross amount of rice and bread, or down to the thai restaurant for a pile of fried rice. My diet wasn't exactly the greatest, but for awhile I felt totally fine so I didn't really see any need to put any effort into changing it.

Then by a combination of working on too much shit stress and eating too much shit I began to have a lot of heart burn and overall stomach problems that were pretty distracting, and I wanted to try and do something about it. My housemates sometime do the paleo diet, as well as a lot of my friends, so I figured it was time for me to try it as well. My girlfriend Corey and I decided to make October the official challenge of Whole30.

What the hell is Whole30? Well, it's like Paleo but with some additional rules and more strict versions of already existing rules, and it's supposed to last for 30 days. Whole30 basically means eating real food, which they define as meat, fish, eggs, vegetables, fruit, and good fats. Foods with very few ingredients. Also no consumption of added sugar of any kind, processed food, alcohol, grains, legumes, dairy, and white potatoes. So my cereal and milk is totally out, as well as my double cheese burgers... no rice means no sushi either (unless I get the cucumber wrap but honestly I'm not too big of a fan of that) and no pizza... fuck.

Luckily Corey and I weren't totally alone on this. A lot of our friends in the area often eat paleo with a few exceptions here and there (In-n-Out, mostly) so we started off with a lot of resources. Our housemates usually make a lot of paleo food for dinner so started off borrowing all their recipes.

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Hi there, my name is Kyle, and I'm a kid disguised as a grown up. I'm making video games and living the indie game developer life in Tempe, Arizona. Here you will find my thoughts, games, websites, doodles, and other stuff like that. I worked on Snapshot, Offspring Fling, and a whole bunch of other games. I also created and maintain Otter, a 2d game making framework. If you want to get a hold of me use the form on the bottom of the page, leave a comment, or just tweet at me. I try to post three times a week. Thanks for stoppin' by! You're the coolest.

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