Nightfall Attempt 2: Java, JSFML, 2013

It is summertime in 2013. By now, I've read Design Patterns and other stuff on software architecture. I think the reason for this is that I bought the 4th edition of Game Coding Complete (GCC4), which makes reference to it. I've also been forced to let go of the bare-metal mentality a little by switching … Continue reading Nightfall Attempt 2: Java, JSFML, 2013

Re-inventing the Square Method Dictionary

So far, I have shown how modelling using objects or data structures in certain languages, like C++, is very different to doing so in more dynamic languages like JavaScript. The first thing that happens is that, because a method is either always present or never present for all instances of a class, it ceases to … Continue reading Re-inventing the Square Method Dictionary

A survey of Nightfall, around the Web

Thankfully, I'm not the only coder who has been suffering a case of terminal nostalgia for Spybotics: The Nightfall Incident. Those wonderful other people, though, are somewhat scattered around the search results; I think it'd be useful to consolidate them together here, for anyone who is interested. What follows is a summary of the Nightfall Incident … Continue reading A survey of Nightfall, around the Web