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Innkeep - Making Basic Lighting in a 2D Game

Innkeep - Making Basic Lighting in a 2D Game

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Hi there fellow Makers of Games and indie game aficionados. I’ve had some positive comments from people about the lighting effects in my game, along...

Innkeep - My Approach to Dialogue

Innkeep - My Approach to Dialogue

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How will the dialogue system work in Innkeep? In this article I dive down into my solution for bringing together two conflicting orientations: one the...

Innkeep - The Road Ahead

Innkeep - The Road Ahead

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When is this dev going to start making the actual game already? Read and find out.

Innkeep - A Closer Look (Stable Floor Cobblestones)

Innkeep - A Closer Look (Stable Floor Cobblestones)

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An overview in three easy steps of the process I took in creating a simple cobblestone floor for some stables in Innkeep.

Dwelling in Digital Worlds: My Development Ideal for Innkeep

Dwelling in Digital Worlds: My Development Ideal for Innkeep

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Since I first began to develop Innkeep at the start of 2015 there was a very particular kind of experience which I wanted to capture. The kinds of games...

"For There Is Always Something Down There..."

"For There Is Always Something Down There..."

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"...in the dark, waiting to come out." Greetings all! Recently work has starting drawing to a close on another decent sized addition to the Innkeep! play-space...

Spit n' Polish

Spit n' Polish

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Greetings! As part of the update to the new look for the interior of the inn, I’ve been working on updating the previously existing furniture. This...

The Concept of "Innkeep!"

The Concept of "Innkeep!"

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Since I jumped back into regular development of this project a couple of months ago I've had a lot of time to think more about what the game might look...

Reworking the Basic Art Assets for the Interior of the Inn

Reworking the Basic Art Assets for the Interior of the Inn

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I show off some of the new art for the interior of the inn that I have been working on for the last month.

Making a Cobblestone Street for Innkeep

Making a Cobblestone Street for Innkeep

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In the latest developer diary video for Innkeep! you can see towards the end the newly added street which has some cobblestones. I think it turned out...

Let’s Talk about Masks - An Early Hurdle When Making Innkeep!

Let’s Talk about Masks - An Early Hurdle When Making Innkeep!

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An explanation of how I made use of masks in GameMaker in order to allow for a manipulable 2.5D environment in Innkeep!