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Creepy Crawlies released —

Today I finished and released Creepy Crawlies for the Syntax Bomb game coding competition number Nine. This is my second game of the year and the fifth competition I’ve entered as I don’t count my incompleted entry for competition number Five. I really should blog about the development of these games more but, as always, […]

Damnation Alley released —

I’ve finally finished my Retro Wars competition entry for the latest Syntax bomb game coding competition. More info can be found in these two forum threads and you can use the Itch.IO link to see the game page and give it a go. https://www.syntaxbomb.com/index.php/topic,5211.0.html https://www.syntaxbomb.com/index.php/board,51.0.html Damnation Alley

Bah, Humbug! is released. —

I finally completed and released Bah, Humbug! on Itch.io around 11pm on 23rd of December. I should have put a post up a bit earlier but, like Rockman, I only just made the deadline for Syntax Bomb’s 7 week competition so I had a few other things to do. Oh, yeah. And this Xmas thing […]

Rockman is released —

I’ve been very quiet last three months because I’ve had my head down working on my GMS2 project files and the latest Syntax Bomb competition. We had six weeks to complete a maze themed game this time and I managed to upload and post Rockman with 6 minutes to spare. Very uncomfortable the final few […]

RAM update and moving forward —

Sorry for lack of updates the last few weeks. I was much busier than anticipated both trying to get the game finished, and the additional weekends that I’ve spent away doing stuff like weddings and stag do’s. I’m also just back from a weeks holiday in Spain so I’ve been a while away from the […]

At the halfway point on RAM. —

First of all, now we’re at the halfway point of the competition, my game has a name. I’ve opted for RAM – something short and to the points. Easy to remember, and you could play around with words based on the acronym. As computer people will know, RAM is an acronym for Random Access Memory […]

New competition, new game —

Syntax Bombs next game coding competition started on May 4th so I’ve had this bank holiday weekend to have a think about what I’d like to do this time. There are three category mixes to go for and the idea is you have to pick one of them and follow both the types of game: […]