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Grid view

The single most persistent visual problem I’ve had in this game has been how to make the “grid” view visually interesting.  It’s a necessary view;  there needs to be a way to see, visually, the layout of your map using color to indicate something other than visible geometry.  (In this screenshot, I’m using it to…

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The road to Greenlight

It’s been a month since the MS10 build was released, and I’ve been working on preparing a Steam Greenlight campaign for MMORPG Tycoon 2.  Most of this work is going into (finally!) improving the state of the art in the game, to make it a little more presentable in trailers and screenshots. Over the next…

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Milestone 10 Build

So with 336 commits since milestone 9, here we go with MMORPG Tycoon 2’s milestone 10 build!  Click through for download links. UPDATE:  Builds have been updated to Milestone 10.1, which fixes a DLL dependency issue in the 32-bit Windows build, and a crash-on-startup on computers without sufficient OpenGL support to run the game.

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Milestone 10 build imminent

All features and content for the Milestone 10 build are now complete;  only a few small bugfixes remain. So at this stage, I’m expecting to upload the Milestone 10 build on Sunday morning;  somewhere around 40 hours after this blog post.