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The Witness is Being Made Just for Me

Have you ever felt like someone made something just for you?  As if they studied everything about you and found the formula for what would you would consider the most perfect movie/book/TV show/game in the world?  It’s the way I felt when I watched the Wachowski brothers’ Speed Racer movie, and it’s the way I feel when I hear Jonathan Blow talk about The Witness. When I first heard about The Witness, I was so psyched that a game designer I really admire, who already made something I really enjoy, was working on a new game in my favorite genre.…

My First Game – First Look

Here’s a quick screenshot of the progress so far on my first ever attempt at programming a game!  It’s not much, but it took a ton of work and de-bugging just to get this far! Only placeholder images for now (and for a very long time, until the game is basically finished and tested.  I don’t want to have to re-make any real art!)  This screenshot reflects the following functionality: Display background image for a room/view Left/Right navigation to view cardinal directions of room Doors to connect rooms to each other, some are locked Caption text that pops up on certain…