Friday, April 26, 2013

RPG Textboxes (again)

I'm continuing on with my next book "How to Make a JRPG" it's going well, as I mentioned in the last blog post I'd run ahead with the GUI code a little and the last two days I've been catching up with the text. Unfortunately this means I don't have any interesting screenshots today :( There's still quite a bit of work to do until I'm ready to finally move out of the GUI stuff. I feel like I've spent too long on it but it's definitely to the benefit of the code!

If you want a little taster of what's to come in the full book then please check out the article I wrote for called How to Build a JRPG a Primer for Game Developers where I take a look at a few of the systems that make up a JRPG. (Though the book is far more specific and you get real working code :D )

Also it's Ludum Dare this weekend, a global game jam where you're challenged to make a game in 48 hours. It's a great way to actually get something done and get some experience finishing a game. If it that sounds tempting then I strongly encourage you to give it a go!

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ThantiK said...

Keep up the good work! I've been wanting to do this for ages, and I've probably got the ability, but have run into hiccups, etc and lost interest many times over the years. Your posts and book are reinvigorating that interest in me.

balaam said...

That's definitely good to hear! Thanks for the comment :)