BASIC Gaming Issue #7 is out!

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BASIC Gaming Issue #7 is out!

Postby Lachie Dazdarian » Jul 15, 2012 18:22

Happy to announce that the new issue of BASIC Gaming is out:

Download: http://games.freebasic.net/BASICGaming/ ... Issue7.zip (59.3 MB)
Read online: http://games.freebasic.net/BASICGaming/ ... index.html

As usual, great news briefs, gallery section, awards section, and 3 huge tutorials.

Almost a year now since the first issue. Time flies. It's been wonderful guys. Keep up the great work!

:)
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Re: BASIC Gaming Issue #7 is out!

Postby Pritchard » Jul 15, 2012 20:00

Great job. One article for next issue - sent!
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Re: BASIC Gaming Issue #7 is out!

Postby srvaldez » Jul 15, 2012 20:52

thanks Lachie :)
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Re: BASIC Gaming Issue #7 is out!

Postby SotSvart » Jul 16, 2012 9:42

Thanks for putting this together Lachie. Seems like the qb64 users are more active then the FB community.

The platformere game looks good
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Re: BASIC Gaming Issue #7 is out!

Postby Lachie Dazdarian » Jul 16, 2012 10:14

Well, we carried the torch for the last six issues in game dev. I guess it has to happen once in a while and I think it's a good thing the activity shifts a bit. For someone interested in playing the games from the both communities, it's a win-win situation. Anyway, wouldn't put too much thought to it. Unless we continue to decline in game dev activity.
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Re: BASIC Gaming Issue #7 is out!

Postby Landeel » Jul 16, 2012 11:49

Very good work, Lachie! Thank you!

I have been absent lately, but I hope I can return to game programming soon.
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Re: BASIC Gaming Issue #7 is out!

Postby Lachie Dazdarian » Jul 16, 2012 11:57

That's great to hear, Landeel. Any chance you return to Iceroyds and put a final stamp on it? Would like to review it.

Beside Iceroyds, what are your other plans? I would hate to see YAGAC engine going waste. Interested in documenting the engine (or writing a tutorial)? I'm sure several people in the community are interested to develop their own game in it.
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Re: BASIC Gaming Issue #7 is out!

Postby Landeel » Jul 16, 2012 12:30

My first priority is correct a couple of bugs I have found in YAGAC, because that will be a quick fix.

Then my next objective is Iceroyds.
-I want to port a few engine optimizations and fixes from YAGAC;
-I want to fix some glitches that happen with Intel IGPs (this will benefit YAGAC too);
-Challenge mode is still incomplete;
-The game is not selling well, I think I really need a better demo.

Sadly I'm not that good at writing documentation, as english is not my native language, it makes things much harder.
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Re: BASIC Gaming Issue #7 is out!

Postby Dav » Jul 17, 2012 15:38

Good issue. Thought the tutorials were great. Especially liked the Freebasic one. Enjoyed having a little music playing while reading. Thanks, Lachie.

- Dav

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