Category: Art

  • Mobile game dev: How to fix Pixel Art for iOS games

    Mobile game dev: How to fix Pixel Art for iOS games

    A common problem when working with Pixel Art for your games adapting your graphics for different screen sizes. Here’s how to fix Pixel Art for iOS games.

  • Panda Hell update #9: More art and enemy AI using the A* Search algorithm

    Panda Hell update #9: More art and enemy AI using the A* Search algorithm

    Is Artificial Intelligence week! If I though the complexity of the procedural level generation was quite something, digging deeper into the basic AI development for the enemies has been also quite the endeavor. At the moment all enemies share an EnemyBrain script which follows few simple rules to interact with the user, in a nutshell […]

  • Panda Hell Update #8: Minimum Lovable Product

    Panda Hell Update #8: Minimum Lovable Product

    The problem I see with games versus other types of software is that in games having a Minimum Viable Product does not mean much. While in other type of software you may have a working solution to a problem that’s normally enough to get a prototype rolling, and iterate on customer feedback, with gaming has […]

  • Weekly update 2D shooter #3 – Adding art!

    Weekly update 2D shooter #3 – Adding art!

    The initial prototype works nicely (most of the time) but looks pretty bland (as well as bad, as is not optimized for pixel art yet), which is “normal” as I spent almost all my time in coding the initial game play and mechanics. I track the time working on this game using Harvest and Trello […]