Project Bolero Devlog 16

Work Since Last Devlog I’ve been trying to take it easy this week, but did make a few small fixes to┬áHibernator, and also duplicated the source directory for refactoring Project #2. Bolero 2 codebase: Added…

Project Bolero Devlog 14

Work Since Last Devlog Decided to redesign the project after receiving a friendly reminder that a successful platformer from last year was also about climbing a mountain with jump power-ups. The game is now about…

Project Bolero Devlog 13

Work Since Last Devlog Changed jump behavior from a static arc to one that can be shortened by letting go of the jump button. If the user has bumped into a ceiling, and is still…

Project Bolero Devlog 12

Work Since Last Devlog Started working on a simple UI widget implementation for option menus and HUD elements. At this point, I think I only have a real need for menus with vertical lists of…

Project Bolero Devlog 11

Work Since Last Devlog Replaced the UI font, and spent way too much time making additional ASCII bitmap fonts of varying legibility. I grabbed a copy of the public domain 8×14 bitmap font that DOSBox…

Project Bolero Devlog 10

Work Since Last Devlog Combined maps and sets of actors into scenes, and added functions to append a new scene to a project list, and to switch the currently-viewed scene. While not strictly necessary for…

Project Bolero Devlog 9

Work Since Last Devlog Wrapped tileset and spritesheet loading calls, removed hardcoded tileset header info. Added collectible coins, ostensibly to test spawning actors from map data. Not sure if I’m going to keep them. As…

Project Bolero Devlog 8

Alright, back to this. Work Since Last Devlog For drawing tilemaps and handling collision detection, I added a tile ID table to consolidate attributes, such as whether a tile is an obstacle, if it should…

Project Bolero Devlog 7

Work Since Last Devlog No progress, and it doesn’t look like I will be getting any substantial work done on Up High this year. I’ll be putting these updates on hiatus until I have something…