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Website Design

Posted by Josh Klint in Game Development Blog, 26 February 2017 · 0 views

With the upcoming uncertainty that Steam Direct introduces to Steam sellers, I am putting more effort into our website, because it may be the primary channel through which new users discover Leadwerks in the future.  Although the functionality of our site is awesome, the visual design is rather outdated and it's time for an actual designer to take over....

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Top 10 celebrities who use component architecture!

Posted by Rick in Rick's Blog, 25 February 2017 · 0 views

The last blog I posted was Nov 2013. The blog section seemed stale for for a week or so so thought I'd share a change in design I recently did for our Dead Anyway game to spark conversation and ideas.

Our player script was just getting too massive and was doing too many different things directly inside of it. Adding features or modifying existing...

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Object's dimension in Blender and Leadwerks

Posted by tipforeveryone in tipforeveryone's Blog, 17 February 2017 · 0 views

It should be great if you can create a game world which has exact real-life object's dimensions. If you are using Blender to make game props for Leadwerks, these are some simple steps to help you archive the dimension match up.

Step 1:
- In Blender, go to Properties panel > Scene tab > Unit group
- Choose "Meters" from list.
-...

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ZERO - a bit simpler approach

Posted by Roland in ZERO - In search of the Void, 14 February 2017 · 0 views

ZERO - a bit simpler approach I have been working a bit on getting things realistic and found that the amount of work with that is just overwhelming. Maybe its me that is to nit-picking :) Anyway I have decided to go for a bit more cartonish fun style and hopefully that will make the art process a bit less time-consuming.

So here is my new hero, the little friendly robot Alfred. Making...

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4.3 Update Available

Posted by Admin in Leadwerks News, 13 February 2017 · 0 views

An update to version 4.3 is now available on the default branch. This fixes it so the editor is not DPI-aware and will be scaled correctly if scaling on Windows is used. Some small shadow update bugs were fixed, and the animation shaders were improved.

If you are having trouble running your game from the editor in debug mode, you need to install the latest...

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Looking further

Posted by aiaf in Structura devblog, 10 February 2017 · 0 views

Ive decided to plan better and fix milestones so i can actually finish this game, the main problem is lack of time.But i have patience.

I got a domain and in the process to setup a website and a blog.The plan is to have a small release every 15 days.
Will see how it goes, it would be nice to work full time on this but not possible at this time, still have...

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Tutorial recording setup

Posted by AggrorJorn in Aggror's Blog, 06 February 2017 · 0 views

Something that has always been a time consuming process is getting the audio right in my recordings. Although I have a very decent headset, recordings allways contained a lot of static noise and voice 'pops'. To get an acceptablequality I required a finetuned microphone placement for every recording. 1cm to the left could make a big difference. The...

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One More Day - Performance Updates

Posted by xtom in xtom's Blog, 05 February 2017 · 0 views

One More Day - Performance Updates One More Day - Performance Updates

So it’s been a while since my last blog update on One More Day but recently I had a look to see if I could do anything with improving the performance of the game. As it turns out there were still some optimisations to be made that have helped boost performance.

V0.1.6 on the Game...

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Devblog #2 - Release date confirmed, last level finishes up.

Posted by lxFirebal69xl in lxFirebal69xl's Blog, 27 January 2017 · 0 views

After going radio silent for a week I return with some really, really good news.

First and foremost, the last level of the first episode is finished, I'm currently testing it out and seeing if I can break it before I upload a beta build to steam. After a couple days of it being there, if there aren't any issues, I will be launching the game on...

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Spinguins - The Invasion of the Snowmen

Posted by Dragonfreak in Dragonfreak's Blog, 15 January 2017 · 0 views

It's finally done!

You can find it here on the workshop:
http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=843127624

And now i'm going to share a bit about the progress of the last few weeks, stick around if you like :)

I'm so glad i made it in time, there...

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Generating Code with Rails

Posted by martyj in martyj's Blog, 12 January 2017 · 0 views

In my day job I get a lot of experience with different technologies. Mostly related to mobile or website, but there is a lot of bleed over in the game industry. I've done a few Ruby on Rails applications, it's not my primary toolbox, but it has some benefits. Mostly the ease and speed of development.

I switched to using Ruby on Rails for the data...

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Ball Hopper (Winter Game Tournament 2016)

Posted by Brutile in Brutile's blog, 06 January 2017 · 0 views

Ball Hopper (Winter Game Tournament 2016) I've finished the main concept of my game "Ball Hopper", which you can play at http://www.leadwerks.com/werkspace/page/viewitem?fileid=831630240

It was inspired by CS:GO surfing and the Impossible Game and your...

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Devlog 4 - XO Arena

Posted by jen in jen's Blog, 31 December 2016 · 0 views

Posted a new blog after a long break. Read the short blog here: http://noice.club/index.php/posts/xo-arena-crunch-time

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LW: Prologue - Uncut Update in the works

Posted by DoomSlayer in DooMAGE's Blog, 16 December 2016 · 0 views

Hey!

More stuff will come in the next version, my objective is to improve the Prologue to use as a demo for a Greenlight campaign to the next chapter.  Much of the work this week (besides fixing stuff) was to detail the scenes a bit more to help you guys understand the water flood and how deep  the water is.

I removed the cars of the starting area,...

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Ludum Dare 37 (and Ludum Jam)

Posted by mdgunn in mdgunn's Blog, 09 December 2016 · 0 views
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Ludum Dare 37 starts in 12 hours (as I type this)

http://ludumdare.com/compo/
https://ldjam.com/

Most of you probably know (I think), but Ludum Dare is a game dev competition where you have to complete a game in 48 hours from scratch (no externals assets I think).

The JAM portion of...

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[Example] Some kind of arrow

Posted by aiaf in aiaf's Blog, 05 November 2016 · 185 views

Draws a box from one vector to another.
To be used as some kind of arrow.

Need feedback if its a better way to do this, but so far seem to be ok for my purposes.

Example usage:
ArrowUi *t = new ArrowUi(Vec3(0.0, 0.0, 0.0), testshadow->GetModel()->GetPosition());


class ArrowUi {
    private:
    Model *model;
    Entity *pivot;
    Vec3...

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Reorganizing and Defragmenting

Posted by reepblue in reepblue's Blog, 27 October 2016 · 195 views

After I've returned from Steam Dev Days, I caught a terrible cold, so my first week home was unproductive when it came to LEX or Blue Portals. But besides that, I had a great time! I mentioned briefly in my last blog post before I went that I was giving LEX some...

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TinyGom Racing New release and New demo

Posted by diedir in diedir's Blog, 15 October 2016 · 230 views
game, tinygom, sdmg-studio

TinyGom Racing New release and New demo TinyGom Racing PC Game is available !

New demo : at:  tinygom.sdmg-studio.eu (register)

or if you have an account on indiedb.com :
http://www.indiedb.com/games/tinygom

lot of bugs corrected:
menu appearance now conform to what it should be
all sub-menus revisited
in game...

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AI framework test video

Posted by blueapples in Blueapples' Blog, 30 July 2016 · 367 views

Quick demo video of my Utility and Needs Based UI test framework.


Click to see video on workshop


[font=helvetica, arial,...

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(Re-)Designing the Game

Posted by Slastraf in MrShawkly's Blog, 12 July 2016 · 339 views
Game Design, Game Art and 4 more...

A year has passed, time for an other update.
Exspecially in the last weeks, I have been thinking and working onmy Game for long hours.
yay !
A Video from exactly a year ago shows the early Game functions which no longer will be as they are in the final game, unfortunately. (Youtube: Slastraf)
Today I am focusing on Game Art, not as much as -programming...



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