Omega Connection: Just Like Pong But With Wombats

As a video game developer, you inevitably must tell people about the game(s) you are creating.  Usually, it starts with friends and family, followed by coworkers (if you have a day job), and eventually you must explain to your stakeholders: investors, artists, musicians, voice actors, media and your potential user base. Often detailing a game is straight forward […]

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Why You Should Care About ProcGen

Procedural generation, or procgen, is a slightly fancy way of saying “a computer made this.”  While a more accurate name might be Procedural Content Generation, it is, regardless of the title, a field of artificial intelligence used for creating anything from music, to artwork, to video game content.  Unfortunately, this is not a blog about artificial […]

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Land Generation Engine – Update

Trade-offs and compromises are a necessary “evil” when it comes to software development. If you want feature A, you must sacrifice some speed. If you want feature B, you must reduce what’s going on with feature C. Procedural land generation is supposedly no different and that has been my ongoing battle for the past six […]

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Announcing (VERY LATE)… 3Z Incursion on Google Play

Sometime back in December of 2016 I finished up an HCI project that resulted in a VR game for Google Cardboard.  The purpose of the project was actually to test the effects of dual screen calibration combined with using 3D user interface HCI methodologies on creating a more “realistic” Virtual Reality experience.  The result was the zombie […]

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Generation Engine – WIP

Work had started on the land generation engine some time ago using procedural generation (or procgen) to create the world of Omega Connection dynamically based on the player’s game play style.  The initial work I started was based strictly around customizing each unlocked grid using the players statistics while creating an area of land that […]

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The Game Mechanic Gripe List

Whew! It has been a busy few weeks, mostly working on the generation engine for Omega Connection, but I also got to spend some time with John Cole working on some more concept art (I really need to put up an image section). If you are a follower on Twitter then you might have seen […]

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The Reason It’s a Blog (IAmWhen Revisited)

I am sure you are perceptive enough to have noticed that the Proverbs, LLC company website is a blog. Granted it is a blog primarily focused on game software development, particularly the game Omega Connection, but a blog all the same. One of the simpler reasons for this is there is a current lack of […]

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