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Cupcake Shop!

Cupcake Shop!

Presenting Cupcake Shop! It’s a clicker game – Holly and I made the artwork together, and I made most of the game by following an interesting clicker-style game tutorial by Jimmy Vegas. It was a very good learning experience. I… Read More »Cupcake Shop!

Potion Master

Sten and the girls have been coding a new project in Java. It’s a version of the Mastermind board game. Sten asks the girls questions, such as how they might determine if colors are in the right places. When the… Read More »Potion Master

Unity Skill building

This week I’ve started a udemy course offered by Blackthornprod called The Ultimate Guide to making a 2D strategy game in Unity. Early work on the Couch Potato mini game got me warmed me up for some Unity skill building.… Read More »Unity Skill building

Animated Potato

Here’s an animated potato. After drawing the potato in a sketchbook and Illustrator, I followed the steps in Brackey’s Skeletal Animation video. Slow going for me right now, and that’s okay! I recently read and enjoyed B.J. Fogg’s Tiny Habits.… Read More »Animated Potato

Hedgemaze Progress

We’ve made some progress on our HedgeMaze update. I really enjoyed taking the Beginner 2D Game Dev course at learn.unity.com. Using what I learned, I placed our trusty hedgehog into the maze and scripted for movement. Designated game tester Holly… Read More »Hedgemaze Progress
Title screen of HedgeMaze game

Updating HedgeMaze

HedgeMaze was one of our first projects, using Java Web Start. After many years it’s time to dust it off and rebuild it in Unity. I recently worked my way through the Beginning 2D Game Dev course at learn.unity.com. With… Read More »Updating HedgeMaze