Posts Tagged‘programming’

Making a Game in JavaScript

As promised, I’m going to talk about my experience so far learning JavaScript and attempting to make a tiny, tiny game by May 1st. I’ve gotten pretty interested in game design lately, and it’s something I want to pursue further.  The best way to do that is to start making games!  I don’t know any programming languages, so I’m sort of having to start from scratch here. Luckily, I’m in the unique and fortunate situation of having a husband who is a very talented programmer and eager to teach me everything I need to know.  Private tutoring for free!  The…

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…

Combination Lock Puzzle

I’ve been having a fun week due to the fact that my husband Nick is helping me learn some programming!  I already know HTML, CSS, how to use JQuery, and enough PHP to find my way around most WordPress stuff (I even built a sweet plugin for a client over the summer), but I don’t really know any proper programming practices or languages.  Nick’s been wanting me to learn for a long time, but it’s hard to stay motivated just learning the basics with no application.  So I decided I want to make a little mystery/puzzle game, and that will…