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Tuesday, December 16th, 2003
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Stressful day.

Finished CMSC434 project in the nick of time today (monday). So, that class is over now. The results were not great, but I think it's acceptable. Not like my other finished class, ENGL393, whose final project was not acceptable to me at all.

I think I severely disappointed kartos when I explained exactly how a top-down space shooter works today. A good way to tell if your communications skills suck is if you're working with someone on a project for like a year, and after that time, they still don't know what it is :(

I'm not ready for my accounting final. Maybe sleeping will help. Yeah.

Current Music lipid - High Council Catastrophe title theme
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[User Picture]From: lipid
2003-12-15 10:20 pm (UTC)
You cheered me up by listening to my song.
:D
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[User Picture]From: kvance
2003-12-15 10:24 pm (UTC)
I'm listening to the John Smoov soundtrack now. Man, it makes me want to do another TeamOfDooM game :D
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[User Picture]From: kvance
2003-12-16 10:18 am (UTC)
Uh, sort of. Ever played Star Control 2? (If not, you should. You can get the PC port of the 3DO version for free now.)
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[User Picture]From: kartos
2003-12-16 01:18 am (UTC)
BLAH

one day, it WILL be on the 3D level of Prince of Persia, the Sands of Time. It WILL GODDAMIT!!!
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[User Picture]From: kartos
2003-12-16 01:28 am (UTC)
I use that icon becasue I'm miffed.. and because I'm imagining Nate, mister tall dark and angsty with ice blue eyes all 3D like, like the secksay Persian Prince. mmm...

*drools*

hey, that reminds me of Aoshi.. ^_^

btw i understood, i just prefered to pretend you would see it my way sometime and make it more 3D. its not like youre exactly in a rush or anything :D
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[User Picture]From: kvance
2003-12-16 10:21 am (UTC)
Ah, okay.

The goal of this one is just "can I make a game that's fun to play?" If that succeeds, then I'd feel more comfortable with investing way too much time into something more complicated.
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[User Picture]From: rspeed
2003-12-16 02:54 am (UTC)
Top-down shooters rock my socks.

<question variety="stupid">
What platform(s) is this being developed for?
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[User Picture]From: kvance
2003-12-16 10:24 am (UTC)
Absolutely!

It's SDL, Ogg Vorbis, and OpenGL, so I'm targetting Windows, Linux, and OS X. But presumably anything that has those libraries should work.
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[User Picture]From: kartos
2003-12-16 10:57 pm (UTC)
I kept meaning to ask you if you were gunna make it for OSX :D
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