Monthly Archives: October 2015

Balance in Multiplayer Games

Many people enjoy playing games with their friends, either online or locally. This is a natural addition to many games and makes a lot of them better. Upon careful analysis though, there are many times when this does not work

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Saving Game Progress

There are multiple ways games can save a player’s progress. I’m not familiar with any secret methods for this, so as far as I know the methods are fairly straight forward and are likely similar in computer science. The first

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Slizer: BMS v1.17b23

Release Date: 10/9/15 v1.17b23 1. Updated the unit weapon type symbols 2. Units’ weapon type and state symbols are now rounded so they are drawn properly- removed because it made them jiggle 3. Tooltips are now drawn in the GUI

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Game Design vs Gameplay

This article points out something that most people probably have experienced, but maybe haven’t realised applies on a larger scale. http://www.yoyogames.com/tech_blog/135 The article talks about how game designers come across challenges while trying to do something, for example making an

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New Feature: Abilities are now Buttons with Tooltips

Since the game was started over a year ago, abilities could only be used by pressing the hotkey associated with them. Unlike most RTS games, there were no buttons for orders or abilities that you could click on with the

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Slizer: BMS v1.17b22

Release Date: 26/9/15 v1.17b22 1. Added 21:9 aspect ratio 2. The player now received the resources from the tutorial mission, whether it was skipped or completed 3. The first unit placed in optional missions can now be deleted 4. Added

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Slizer: BMS v1.17b21

Release Date: 9/8/15 v1.17b21 1. Scanner frequency in vision mode is now rounded when scanning and added title on top of the frequency saying “LASER SCANNING” 2. Fixed the New Game function making a new game with the same starting

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