VNs

09 Apr

Chronicle of Mars - Act 1 of 3 released

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Chronicle of Mars Battle ScreenshotChronicle of Mars Battle Screenshot

The first act is ready for download!

12 Mar

Chronicle of Mars Update

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I've been busy doing completely invisible things like storyboarding and playing around with balancing the battles, so there's not a huge amount to show for progress.

I have, however, extended the battle engine a bit; naturally I'll add as many of these features as reasonable into the core engine after I'm done. The most significant additions are demonstrated in the below video:

01 Sep

Battle Engine - Alpha 7 Released: Elevation, TileMaps and RPG Screens

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Alpha 7 of my CC-licensed RPG battle engine for Ren'Py has now been released, adding elevation to grid battlefields, tile maps and support for loading tile-based battlefields - complete with height info - out of external files, and a selection of screens to aid in the creation of RPGs.

Elevation PreviewElevation Preview

26 Aug

Ren'Py Battle Engine - Elevation

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Elevation PreviewElevation Preview

A new release of the Ren'Py Battle Engine is due imminently, so what have I been doing with my time?

05 Sep

Battle Engine - Alpha 6 Released: Experience, Events, and more!

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Alpha 6 of my CC-licensed work-in-progress RPG Battle Engine for Ren'Py has now been released, adding experience, levelling up, a new condition/result event system, improvements to scenery-drawing and UI, and a load of bug-fixes. The rocks below are the newest addition! ;-)

Rocks!Rocks!

14 Aug

Battle Engine Update

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I recently wrote an update on the status of the Ren'Py RPG Battle Engine I've been working on for a while; you can find it here:

http://www.eviscerate.net/content/update-alpha-6-nearly-done

20 Jul

New Toy

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Drafting TableDrafting Table

Recently, I acquired a pretty cool new toy - a drafting table nearly a metre wide, with an illuminated centre section, parallel motion ruler and perspective peg slots all around the sides. It was actually cheaper than my previous drawing board - one of those awful plastic-sheet-with-metal-clips things - since it was a fortunate eBay find from a seller just up the road from me which nobody else bid on at all. I felt a bit guilty taking the thing in the end, the charming old guy I picked it up from - an ex-illustrator, apparently - insisted on bringing me in to demonstrate how best to use it, and seemed a bit wistful when he explained that he's having to get rid of half the things in his studio as him and his wife were moving into a small bungalow for their retirement...

28 May

Tristan and Iseult v1.4 - New Features

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The latest version of Tristan and Iseult - 1.4 - is now available from the downloads page. As previously mentioned, this release contains the following new features:

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