Blog of a Game Developer

Being put on bench at work has ment plenty of time for training and getting my rusty skills back up to modern standards. I had already started the Pythong/Django course, but (sadly) those technologies are not used very often within the State Governement here in Olympia. With my new job and the need...

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Python and Django Full Stack

October 30, 2018, 10:07 am Python Django Udemy

I have been debating over and over where I should start. I have dug into Pygame a bit. I have downloaded and read a bit about Godot. I keep getting stuck.

Where should I start? What do I want to do with my skills?

I think I boiled it down to a few key points.

  1. I want to make the game I have...

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Adventures in unRaid

October 7, 2018, 2:07 pm unRaid

Adventures in unRaid

My game development learning has taken a quick detour. A week or so after the last post one of my Drobos connected to my media center decided to stop reading one of the bays. I am not sure if it was a fluke or if something was wrong with the drive. I did my testing, but could...

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Python and Pygame

September 8, 2018, 9:41 am Python Pygame Atom

Python and pygame

Back in college I had my first exposure to Python. It was a beautiful language, required indents that become part of the program. I remember saying to my classmates that ugly Python code doesn't run, but pretty code is already half way there.

Sadly school pushed me into a C++ d...

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Time to start programming

September 6, 2018, 9:31 am Python Pygame

There is no time like the present to get started and do something, right?

I have been thinking about all the game ideas I have had floating in my head for years. Every so often I get this urge to start making something, and each time I get stuck on one small point or another. Each time I get super...

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