In addition to the breakthrough I had on the comic project, I recently made a breakthrough on another project I've had going for years: I'm making a computer game! It's something I've been wanting to do for literal decades. You can read the whole story on my blog, but I'll just offer a summary here.
Collision resolution is hard, and I wanted to go ahead and try making a complete game, so I settled on a scrolling shooter. That way I wouldn't have to worry about the player reacting to terrain or objects pushing off each other. The player is floating in a void with a bunch of enemies and obstacles, and if two objects collide, it makes perfect s
I feel like a weight has been lifted from my shoulders. Two weights, actually, but I think each deserves its own post so let's just focus on the one for now.
As you can tell, it's been a while since I've posted an update on the comic. The reason, as I believe I've discussed before, is that I got hung up on character designs. I had figured out the faces of the nobleman and his escort, but the nobleman's costume was completely up in the air
Now, as I mentioned last time, I had planned on skipping the model sheets and doing the design work right on the page. That seemed like a good idea at the time, and it even worked out okay for the escort's s
I'm pretty enamored of the "Humans are Weird"/"Space Orcs"/"Earth is Space Australia" genre of sci-fi short fiction. One of my favorite authors in this genre is Betty Adams. Her stories follow a handful of aliens of a few different species as they are amused and horrified by the eccentricities of their human companions.
Something I really like about these stories, something that sets them apart from much of the other fiction in the genre, is that the aliens are often just as wonderful and amazing as humans are to them. A lot of Space Austrailia Tumblr revolves around aliens being shocked by concepts like healing wounds, stomach acid, sapient
here's a petition to bring your favorite characters, like sally acorn and the freedom fighter in the IDW comic series. would you like to put your support on petition, to bring back the freedom fighters into the IDW comic series, by any chance?