Bad news and Good news

Hello folks and sorry for the silence. Real life caught up with me and I have found myself with little time and less energy to work on any of my personal projects.

With that being said, I have a sad announcement - Kage Jittai is going on a permanent hiatus. There are many reasons, but the most important one is that at this stage this project requires (and I need the support of) an experience graphic artist, whose services I cannot afford. At some point in the future I might get back to this projects, but until now it is semi-abandoned. It was a great learning experience to get to know Unity though, so worry not, this will flourish.

The good news is I've once again started works on KDDL5! You can watch the development livestream from today on my private channel at Youtube.

Expect another update in a few days!

Game Development Kage Jittai Livestream DROD Flash DROD

Livestream development schedule

Just a quick information that livestream development schedule of Kage Jittai has been decided:

  • Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday:
  • 21:00 (GMT+1)
  • 14:00 (CST -7)
  • More timezones

You can watch the livestream on Twitch.

Edit: Today's livestream is now available on Youtube.

Kage Jittai Game Development Twitch Livestream

Preliminary work on HUD

Kage Jittai HUD

I've started fiddling around a little bit with the HUD for Kage Jittai and decided for the hex theme. The edge of the HUD is wavy because I wanted to employ a hexagon texture in the background with some kind of futuristic feel but since I am programmer first I was unable to do it in a way that would be good looking, so I went for the simple black with a soft gradient.

All of the elements there are kinda important to the game, but at this point I am not 100% sure if there will not be anything else added at a later date.

Kage Jittai Game Development

Theme update!

Yep, Retrocade.net website has been updated with a new theme - rejoice and enjoy! You can expect much more frequent updates from now on due to the fact that the new theme supports, once again, blog posts which do not require accompanying images.

There might still be rough edges here and there, but hopefully I can crush'em all quickly.

Website Update

Kage Jittai development Livestream

Today, 14th of October, I will be doing a livestream of Kage Jittai development on twitch. It will start at 8PM and will last probably until about 10PM Polish Time GMT+2 (other time zones: 1PM - 3PM CST; 6PM - 8PM GMT).

Update: Recording of this session is available on youtube.

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