Dropship – a 2D procedurally generated survival game – update post

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I started working on Dropship (the temporary name for this project) back in January, when I was on holiday in South Africa. It is a 2D ‘Minecraft’ style, sandbox survival game, drawing inspiration from Minecraft and Starbound, two of my favourite survival/sandbox games. After getting back from holiday I kind of just left it in […]

Unity 2D space shooter – a real GUI and menu system – update 8

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The search for a Unity 3D GUI system to fit my needs Up until now, I had not yet shown off any GUI work, and for a good reason too! The game had been using the built-in GUI that Unity 3D version 4.3 offers, which as many of you know has not been the greatest, […]

Jumper – a simple platform jumping game made with Unity 3D

After a period of little activity (moving house + renovations), I have finally got back to game development in my spare time. I decided to take a look at Unity, and Jumper is the result of my “first go” using this framework. This is my “August” entry for One Game a Month (1GAM)! You can […]

Announcing Hazard Island – a free game for iOS – iPhone and iPod Touch (February #1GAM app)

My February entry for the one game a month challenge (#1GAM) this year is now ready – I have just finished verifying and uploading it to Apple for review! A few days late into March now, but this has meant I have had time to get it nicely polished, and added a bunch of extra […]

Book review: Creating Games with cocos2d for iPhone 2

After recently receiving a review copy of “Creating Games with cocos2d for iPhone 2”, I have been dedicating a bit of time in the evenings to read through this book, which covers game development by example in my favourite 2d games engine, cocos2d for the iPhone. Disclaimer: I did receive a free review copy of […]

Zombie Contacts for iOS – iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

In keeping to my attempt at the one game a month challenge, here is “Zombie Contacts”, my January submission. The game is free and is ad-supported. Just a bit of zombie destruction fun. Download Zombie Contacts for your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch here In Zombie Contacts you defend against a horde of zombies generated […]