Rick's Blog

Dec
28
2021

Life On The Farm - It's All About the Visuals

With the basic game dynamics working, it is time to get started on the visual elements of the game.  The plan is to use openGL on a browser for the interactive/dynamic elements.  During the first attempt at creating a game, this was killed the project.  This time, I am trying to take a structured, building-block approach.  Creating the elements has, so far, been fairly simple!

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Nov
29
2021

Life On The Farm - Episode 2 - Structure

The first task was to design an overall program structure that would share data efficiently between the server (running node.js), the game board (planned to be served in a web browser) and several player mobile devices (also in web browsers).   

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Sep
01
2021

Create a Game - Life on the Farm - Take 2

One of the many spin-offs from the Game of Life board game was a game called Life on the Farm.  I thought I would attempt to recreate the game on the computer.  Further, I want to  make the gameplay similar to the JackBox games, where each contestant interacts with the game through his or her phone, viewing the game board on a common (usually TV) screen. 

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Rick's Blog

Dec
28
2021

Life On The Farm - It's All About the Visuals

With the basic game dynamics working, it is time to get started on the visual elements of the game.  The plan is to use openGL on a browser for the interactive/dynamic elements.  During the first attempt at creating a game, this was killed the project.  This time, I am trying to take a structured, building-block approach.  Creating the elements has, so far, been fairly simple!

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Nov
29
2021

Life On The Farm - Episode 2 - Structure

The first task was to design an overall program structure that would share data efficiently between the server (running node.js), the game board (planned to be served in a web browser) and several player mobile devices (also in web browsers).   

Continue reading
  0 Comments
Sep
01
2021

Create a Game - Life on the Farm - Take 2

One of the many spin-offs from the Game of Life board game was a game called Life on the Farm.  I thought I would attempt to recreate the game on the computer.  Further, I want to  make the gameplay similar to the JackBox games, where each contestant interacts with the game through his or her phone, viewing the game board on a common (usually TV) screen. 

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