So, its Saturday 2014-08-23, and Ludum Dare has started a few hours ago. What happend so far: at 03:00 Ludum Dare started, the subject that was voted on is “connected worlds”. at 06:00 i got up, and read about the … Continue reading #LD48.. or building a game in a totally tough time constraint
Quite a few people have been asking me about Elite: Dangerous + Oculus Rift. First of all: it rocks. It really does. E:D’s cockpits shine fully once you have some 3d enabled perspective, all of a sudden this radar thing … Continue reading Elite: Dangerous under the Rift.
TL;DR Game Jam, Fun, Exhausting. Download Game at bottom of post. Global Game Jam 2014 If you follow my Blog, you probably already know that i love Game Jams, and that i enjoy attending those. My Love for Game Jams … Continue reading Global Game Jam 2014 / Slingshot
So it has been a few month now that my Oculus Rift Dev Kit has arrived, and nowadays the most common question in context of the OR that i get is “What are you playing on the Oculus Rift?” I’m going … Continue reading What are you playing on the oculus rift…
EDIT: on July 29 my Oculus Rift arrived EDIT: on July 24 my order Status changed to processing. I’m annoyed. I’m honestly annoyed. Oculus VR seems to be pretty horrible about their delivery estimates, or their shipping process in total. When i was in Iceland in April, i got a chance to try out the oculus rift with CCP’s EVR, and right after that ordered a dev-kit myself (lets face it, having new toys ‘n gadgets is every developers dream). (I posted about it a day later: https://devedge.wordpress.com/2013/04/29/eve-fanfest-oculus-rift-evr-or-submerging-in-a-virtual-world/) Now i ordered at the 28th of April, the pre-order page said it would … Continue reading Still waiting for the oculus rift…
So, if you are following EVE Online related media, or gaming media in general, you might have heard about the oculus rift game ccp presented on the EVE Fanfest, called EVR. Alot of articles surfaced right after CCP revealed that game, and i assume there will be more blogs about it too. Personally i took the chance to try it, and was quite positively surprised and impressed. Now if you ever tried one of the VR goggles they had in the 90s, you might remember how heavy and slow those where, how you just had simple geometric forms in 3d. … Continue reading EVE Fanfest: Oculus Rift / EVR, or submerging in a virtual world.
Working at a gaming company comes with some advantages, the more obvious ones – like working with geeks and nerds who share a passion for the same thing, but also the lesser obvious ones, like our ways of celebrating and/or living our creativity. Last weekend we had a company internal game jam, just to have some fun. Now, you might ask what a game jam is, so let me quote from the wikipedia article on the subject: “A game jam is a gathering of game developers for the purpose of planning, designing, and creating one or more games within a … Continue reading Game Jam result: Relicary