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Subbania now has an online demo

Click here for an online demo that works best on Chrome or here for a version that works better on Firefox. Firefox seems finicky for many users depending on their version, so I can’t make any guarantees. The above is … Continue reading

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Subbania is complete – Two years of work for one HTML5 game

**UPDATE: The below online versions are out of date. Either get the Chrome Web Store version, or play it here. Get it from the Chrome Web Store: Click here +Play online now (works best on Chrome) +Here’s a downloadable version. … Continue reading

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My first game ever

A long time ago, I made a very simple text adventure called Zidork. It was okay, I guess. Here it is.

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Why developing an HTML5 game is too damn risky

I’ll preface this by saying that yes, I’m running Google Chrome Beta as my main browser, and yes, some bugs are to be expected from running a beta browser. That’s besides the point. So what am I complaining about? Any … Continue reading

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First game-related blog post

Things I’ve added in the past month: Loads of new enemies (With actual animation!) A “loose” camera system that doesn’t make movement feel choppy (i.e., the sub isn’t always in the exact center now) Vector-based lighting instead of tile-based (see … Continue reading

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Managing sounds in HTML5 games and playing multiple instances of a sound in javascript

One thing I had trouble with in my development of a game for HTML5’s canvas was playing multiple instances of a sound. When I tried googling for answers, I pretty much just got results from people saying “just embed an … Continue reading

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First Post

DoMaInTools is for, whatever reason, capitalizing this domain as “EkTomArch” and is the top google result for this domain. It’s “ektomarch”. I’m guessing their bot tried to decode a human name and it made it sound infinitely dumber.

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