@ChevyRay I think you're really dang good at it to achieve that pace. It takes me like forever and a million years for editor features ;_; (Today)

@infinite_ammo cancel all my meetings that i didn't have. looks like i have other plans for today. (Today)

@infinite_ammo hahahh fuck I dont remember that and I should be all caught up. I must have missed that... (Today)

RT @Draknek: The Stugan deadline is coming up soon and @bnhw and I want to work on a new project there, looking for a 3D artist: t.… (Today)

@infinite_ammo oh god he's slamming the baby in the toilet. it's only a matter of time before he turns his toilet seat into a subwoofer too. (Today)

@infinite_ammo my fav is my upstairs neighbor who slams his toilet seat down also now apparently has a screaming baby in his apartment?? (Today)

@ChevyRay ugggghhhhh I LOVE MAP VIEWS OF THINGS AHHH (Today)

@jwaaaap I don't think you need to be SUPER HARDCORE but you def need platforming skills and the map system can seem kinda brutal at first (Yesterday)

@ChevyRay hi here is my tutorial on regular expressions this is how to verify an email address s/g+.a-Z0-9[]{/gi-?@/f-[a-Z]0-9??/gmail.com (3 days ago)

@TommyRefenes the lengths you'll go to become a metal gear solid boss amaze me (3 days ago)

@shaneneville t.co/9H8F5KlgFA (4 days ago)

@shaneneville well that sounds rad as fuck jfc (4 days ago)

@shaneneville tell me more (tabletop / pen and paper rpg systems are super duper fascinating to me) (4 days ago)

@Fruckert depends on my pace. if I'm working super fast I'll just have a text file in my csproj folder. if I'm slower I'll use trello. (4 days ago)

@ADAMATOMIC I'm not far into this talk yet but do they discuss how most of the costumes make characters look entirely different and incompre (4 days ago)

I'm excited to make games today! *checks task list* Oh right I'm stuck on like 50 bugs I don't know how to solve. (4 days ago)

@ADAMATOMIC just now realizing that I need a giant motivational poster of nasir over my desk at all times (5 days ago)

@obskyr YEAH I was bummed that the Hollow Knight soundtrack turned a bunch of the loops into short songs or arrangements :I (5 days ago)

I humbly request for video game soundtracks to feature more than one loop on the tracks that normally loop in the game~ (ESPECIALLY BOSS TRA (5 days ago)

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2016 - 8 - 29 / 4:22 pm / general

Dev Log: Sky Sisters Webzone

Dev Log: Sky Sisters Webzone

With PAX coming up I finally got around to throwing together a quick website for Sky Sisters. It is nothing close to anything fancy, but it will have to do for now!

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Along with the website you can see that I've finally made some sort of logo for the game. I tried a bunch of different designs with halos and wings and the angels themselves but after all of those attempts I settled on just having a simple text logo with a bubbly cloud looking style. Also I think the font I used for "Super" is the only font in the universe that can be used for writing "Super."

Okay now for real I am finishing getting ready for PAX...

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2016 - 8 - 29 / 12:46 pm / doodle

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2016 - 8 - 29 / 12:40 pm / general

Dev Log: Menu Polishing

Dev Log: Menu Polishing

Something that popped up on my task list recently was redoing the menu backgrounds in Sky Sisters. Someone in my twitch chat recommended that I do something with the menu backgrounds as they were still using the old cloud background that I had made way back at the start of the project.

When I first started this version of Sky Sisters I made this cloud background that used a fancy shader and did all this cool fading in and out stuff but over time the more I looked at it the less I liked it. I got a lot of feedback that it didn't really match the rest of the game, so I redid the background for the gameplay but left the old sky background as the menu background.

It ended up only taking me an hour to replace the background with something that looks a little bit more like the rest of the game. I also went through and added some typewriter effects to the big chunks of text in the menus so that everything seems a little bit more dynamic.

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The code for this animation on the text is actually really simple thanks to Otter's RichText class.

if (text.String != textBuffer) {
text.String = textBuffer.Substring(0, text.String.Length + 1);

var lastLetterTyped = text[text.String.Length - 1];
Tween(lastLetterTyped, new { ScaleX = 1, ScaleY = 1 }, 30)
.From(new { ScaleX = 1.5f, ScaleY = 1.5f })
.Ease(Ease.ElasticOut);
}

And with that I'm now preparing to head out to PAX West. If you're going to be there make sure to say hello! I think I'll be showing the game somewhere near the Indie Mega Booth if it all works out. See you there!

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2016 - 8 - 25 / 11:49 pm / doodle

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2016 - 8 - 25 / 11:49 pm / general

Dev Log: Story Arts

Dev Log: Story Arts

Just a quick update with some art from the intro of Super Sky Sisters!

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Working hard on getting stuff together for PAX!

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2016 - 8 - 22 / 10:09 pm / doodle

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Hi! My name's Kyle, and I make video games most of the time in Denver, Colorado. 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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