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PlayExpo and Texture Improvements

Over the weekend Against the Wall won People's Choice at Long Island University's PlayExpo. It's a small competition, and was a good opportunity to show my game off. All of my efforts to promote my game have been paying off.

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Pictures From the Latest Build

Here are some updated pictures from the latest release of Against the Wall, version alpha 0.52 (click to enlarge):

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Post-PAX East and Alpha 0.52

So PAX was a success, at least in that I survived through to the end. I made a ton of contacts, and have been busily sorting through this stack of cards and sending out emails. In the meantime, I've released

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The Lead-up to PAX East

A lot has happened in the past week Today, For instance, I got into the NYU Game Center's MA program for game design! Need to go and accept their offer now. Last Thursday, Against the Wall was featured at a

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Site Improvements, Texture Sizes, and Dichromacy

Yesterday evening I reworked the site a bit. There is new a logo text at the top of the page and things are a tiny bit cleaner all-around. Also, I've designed an icon that is based around the general shape

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New Wand Art

I should post a picture of the wand every week to show people how things are changing! This has to be the 7th or 8th revision that I've made to the wand in the last ten months. I was not

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Tim Schafer at NYU Recap

Come from a Q&A talk with Tim Schafer. He show the audience a prototype Kinect game in which the player progresses by manipulating the characters' emotions. Interesting stuff. Make characters run through a door by making him afraid of a

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Art Progress

Here is a picture of the staff's new model. It still uses a placeholder texture, but the model itself has detail all around. I have little intention of having magic particles emanate from the staff, but rather wish to have a mechanical

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GDC Aftermath

  I survived my first GDC! The highlight was Thursday's party held by the magazine Kill Screen. I was given a corner of the lower floor of the club Public Works to show off my game. I really have no

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Let's Play Against the Wall

User Angryponcho made a Let's Play of the Against the Wall Alpha Demo:

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