After playing DMMd for a few hours last night it’s not too unusual that I had a dream about it
although in my dream it was a sidescrolling beat-em-up action game with flashy combos. My subconscious put some very impressive particle effects together.
I started out playing as Koujaku and doing cool sword things and after his health ran out it switched to Aoba who for some reason was toting a huge gun in each hand.
It was actually completely awesome I’m not gonna lie.
and after saying such nice things about Visionaire Studio I am deciding today to use Game Maker instead because it’s so much more flexible and just better all around rofl. This is why I don’t actually start making concrete things until I’m completely comfortable with the tools I am working with. \(:D)/
it’s okay learning the other engine was an important learning experience in its own right. Every step is necessary.
wow I’m glad I checked my queue before leaving the internet for the rest of the week because there was some intense yaoi in there that was meant for my sideblog
The more I play with my game-making engine of choice the more I feel like making my games is actually gonna be way easier than I thought it would.
I mean I’ve spent so much time being all like “I have to learn this whole new game engine after only ever really using RPG Maker before so I probably learned everything the wrong way oh my gosh it’s so much and then I have to finagle it to work the way I want it to for my game this is so far over my head what have I gotten myself into”
but after following tutorials for all of the basic functions of the engine I am like “oh. that’s it? I got this rofl.”
And as it turns out, the basic game-making things you learn even from just playing with RPG Maker (and I mean like SUPER basic, like just learning how if/else conditions work) WILL equip you with the critical thinking skills needed for basically any programming you want to get into. At their core, game building, programming, coding… they’re all exercises in critical thinking and problem solving.
who knew something I did for fun in 10th grade would help me in my adult life and building games for real???
AND MORE IMPORTANTLY WHY DID I WASTE SO MUCH EMOTIONAL ENERGY OVERWHELMING MYSELF AGH
I asked my brother what he wants for Christmas and he says to me “Please don’t buy me any gifts. Use the holiday to grow even more love in your heart and then spread it to everyone you know. That would be the very best gift.”
bro _(;ε ;」∠)_
he is such a genuinely good person I seriously believe that if more people in the world were like my lil bro then there would be no more wars.
Louis Pasteur. (via jaded-mandarin)
I am trying to kick the habit of checking tumblr every 10 minutes
like I should be able to get by with just checking once in the morning and once at night, and put all that time in the middle of the day towards productive things (even if it’s just 1 minute on tumblr, that’s 1 minute of distraction and those all add up when you do them multiple times an hour)
as you can see by the fact that I am here at lunchtime that plan is not going so hot
Legwarmers are actually the greatest fashion invention because not only do they make your outfit totally cute as well as keep you a bit more toasty but they also hide the fact that you didn’t shave that morning and I can’t think of anything better than that.