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Milestone 6 build

Finally made it! I was hoping to be at this point a month ago, but some contract work came up and I failed to structure my time in such a way that allowed me to continue being productive on non-contract work. But I’m finally figuring that out and getting back on track, and the first…

Crop

MS6 tomorrow

I tried really hard to finish up the MS6 build today, but it just didn’t quite make it. Highlight of the day was discovering that the cause of a bug I’d been hunting for more than an hour that I’d forgotten to actually save a file which I’d modified. On the plus side, I very…

Parties

Party time

Just a quick post, today; the first teams of PCs have started forming in MMORPG Tycoon 2, today. This screenshot shows a number of parties wandering around in a questing zone. (And in the following, I use the terms “teams” and “parties” interchangeably. Sorry!) What happens right now is that when someone goes to work…

BeingSocial

Being social

So for the past few days, I’ve been working on designing the social aspect of MMORPG Tycoon 2’s game systems, and I think I’ve finally figured out how to do it. What you see in this screenshot is the very first large gathering of simulated players inside MMORPG Tycoon 2. There are definitely some little…

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Now with fire

A few months back, I spawned myself into the MMO world and wandered around near some monsters (bears) to check that my attack buttons enabled and disabled themselves properly. And at one point, I noticed that my health was dropping. It took me a little while to work out why; due to a bug in…