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How was year 2017?
« on: December 26, 2017, 09:52:42 PM »
I think mine was a bit lame. I had big hopes to finish Teemu 1.3 before the end of year, but it didn't happen because I wanted to create more complex dungeon generation algorithms which I did and currently doing. I was also making some progress in Kaduria and Brick Atelier, but nothing too exciting. In "real life" I have had difficulties with many things, including not finding a job this year. I believe things are getting even worse, but somehow I don't panic about it. In a way I'm too busy with various stuff like trying to make some music etc.

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Re: How was year 2017?
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2017, 05:07:23 PM »
I have mixed feelings. In real life - it wasn't bad year. Finally I got a grip and I took an action to change my crappy job and poor career prospects, by learning cnc. I hope it'll work somehow :D Speaking of roguelikes, not so good. Despite efforts, I didn't make anything productive for a long time. I can't focus; I'm worrying about non-perfect solutions instead of, well, sitting and writing code that gets job done.

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Re: How was year 2017?
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2017, 10:17:32 PM »
I'm worrying about non-perfect solutions instead of, well, sitting and writing code that gets job done.

I have learned to not worry too much about source code quality, because it's really not the point of game development. Keeping a healthy amount of code quality is ok, but trying to reach that "perfect" level is waste of time.

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Re: How was year 2017?
« Reply #3 on: December 27, 2017, 10:44:39 PM »
True. Looking for perfect solutions killed my productivity. And made hobby much more similar to work.

What is Brick Atelier? I haven't heard about that. Could you tell something specific about that project?

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Re: How was year 2017?
« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2017, 07:11:14 AM »
What is Brick Atelier? I haven't heard about that. Could you tell something specific about that project?

It's a tile editor developed for "fun" I guess. I have kept developing it because nothing exactly like it exists, but still it has missing features which makes it also a bit painful to use. But I'm working on it.

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Re: How was year 2017?
« Reply #5 on: December 29, 2017, 05:53:23 PM »
Personally had a relatively crappy year, lacking in health, money, creativity and discipline. On the RL side of things, I think LoSt saw a single release. But the next version should come within the winter months, with some nice additions. Well, well, hoping for a better 2018 for all :)

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Re: How was year 2017?
« Reply #6 on: January 01, 2018, 09:04:23 PM »
I wish you all - have great 2018 :)

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Re: How was year 2017?
« Reply #7 on: January 19, 2018, 08:15:43 PM »
It was a pretty productive year --->   https://blog.slashie.net/2017/12/31/slashware-2017-rewind/

I also had a daughter, and lots of almost fun work bringing enough revenue to probably buy a house next year, so I'd say it was a pretty good year :)

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Re: How was year 2017?
« Reply #8 on: January 21, 2018, 09:35:34 AM »
I also had a daughter, and lots of almost fun work bringing enough revenue to probably buy a house next year, so I'd say it was a pretty good year :)

As we say here in Finland you'll soon have a mortgage loan and a big Volvo for kids.

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Re: How was year 2017?
« Reply #9 on: January 21, 2018, 07:37:58 PM »
Congrats on the little one, Slash. It can be combined w/RL dev[1] ;) I have two in elementary school, but am more or less as much of a weirdo/bohemian as I was ten years ago.

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[1] Even for an eternal hobbyist as myself. And if actually selling that stuff, you obviously just have to make it work :)
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Re: How was year 2017?
« Reply #10 on: April 02, 2018, 01:34:48 AM »
a little bit lame or i think tough though:(

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Re: How was year 2017?
« Reply #11 on: April 16, 2018, 12:27:34 AM »
It sucks big time, I have noticed fraud in the company but I choose to keep quiet. It sucks that I am still stuck in this company and I have no chance of escaping hell.