JDGD: Jet Dancer Game Development Diary 20171023

Starting today, I will maintain a development blog for the Jet Dancer game on my website. I will (hopefully) update once a month. The goal will be to actually have something to say. In other words…I have to make a move on developing the game on a regular basis so I can make significant progress….

NEW: Arcade Game Section Added to the Site

There’s not much there now, but I’ve added another section to my website accessible from the menu (or right here) that I affectionately call the Arcade. There you can play ‘Flight of the Stratos Guardian’ (a touch/one-click based endless flyer) and the work-in-progress of the Jet Dancer game (an action platformer). After having some trouble…

February Update

Sorry it’s been a while since I’ve posted. I’ve been hit with a wave of indecision again. My wife feels I need to complete something, get a quick win, focus on the ‘lowest hanging fruit’ so I can have that feeling of having completed a project again. And I’m inclined to agree. It’s easy for…

My Sprite Making Method in a Nutshell

I’ve been getting some questions and interest in how I go about making my sprites for my games. I’m no fan of pixel art or hand-drawn animation. I respect those who are good at it, but I like to focus on more efficient methods, since I have no choice but to do all the work…

Jet Dancer Game Development

(Those who follow me on Facebook have seen/read this already, but I’m putting it here for those who may not have seen it elsewhere.) I’ve been working hard on my Jet Dancer game. I had to deconstruct a lot of it and put it back together in order to make it less messy. I wanted…