So, following on the heels of my post about MDC AR and Skills in RIFTS, I’d like to propose a change to the HtH Combat Skills and Weapon Proficiency which should mesh well with the MDC AR post and natural language. My goals were to reduce the amount of math and referring to the rules while creating
So, since I didn’t really have anything better to do in my spare time, I took a crack at updating the Damage/AR rules for RIFTS. I like Mega-Damage. Sure, it doesn’t belong anywhere except in RIFTS, but RIFTS without Mega-Damage would just be…. I dunno, boring. Not-RIFTS, as it were. So instead of trying to
So Ross Watson (a friend of mine and my GM when he was in MD) just posted a response to Kevin Siembieda’s latest “survey” regarding RIFTS and customer satisfaction. The “market survey” in question suffers greatly from Acquiescence Bias – thus making it completely useless to support his claim that RIFTS is relevant in the
Woo! A new app is up on the App Store. DnD 4e Character Sheet Viewer. Woo!
After getting the basics of the Character Viewer down last weekend, I spent today re-writing a new UI for the app. It looks gorgeous… screenshots below:
What we need is a divershion. So, a friend of mine posed the question “how much would it take to make an iOS file reader for the DnD character files.” And the answer turns out, not that much. The app is still in progress, but screenshots attached.
So… the last update I gave I updated the app to iOS 4. Sigh… it’s now up to iOS 5. I’ve gotten quite used to ARC at work now, but since Cocos2D doesn’t use it yet, the game is still without ARC. Brain didn’t shift over tonight though, and learned the hard way that
Yay! I’ve actually made some progress… and, as I hoped, monsters update their paths dynamically based on the objects around them. So construction mid-game shouldn’t be (much of) an issue. Check out the video of everything in action!
… or the lack thereof. Sigh. Life. but I’m back on something that resembles a track. My brain is just getting pulled in too many directions right now. It’s thinking more about a real production run of Laser Squid Nemesis!! and my next project (a shining-force style game) than my current one. I have upgraded
I actually have some new art done by a professional artist! Mitchell Ray was kind enough to do the pixel art and animations. So, without further ado…