AIE Incubator Program & Puzzledorf

My upcoming game, Puzzledorf, has been a side project of mine for several years. It has existed in one form or another while I have studied Games Programming and Business at AIE, the Academy of Interactive Entertainment. AIE are a college that specialises in educating people in games and visual effects for movies. They have done a fantastic job of…

Wishlist Puzzledorf On Steam

The Steam Page for Puzzledorf is now live for those who would like to wishlist. It’s been a long journey getting to this point, and a long-time dream of mine to have a commercial game available on PC and Steam. Long before Steam ever existed I remember making small games…

Puzzledorf Trailer Launched

There it is – the trailer is here! It has been really interesting learning about what goes into making a good Steam trailer – and it’s even harder for a game with no story. Generally there’s a few rules of thumbs I picked up…

Puzzledorf Release Approaching

It’s been a while coming but the release of Puzzledorf is finally approaching. After unexpected delays with coronavirus, game development taking longer than expected, etc, we are finally here. I want to talk a little bit about the game and it’s design, as well as release news. The game is currently in the final stages…

How To Use Arrays – C#

What Is An Array The best way to picture an array is to think of it as a series of boxes, all in a row. Each box holds a variable, but all of the same type. Below is an example: If we wanted to store an array of integers, or int’s, it might look like this: The…

What Are Logical Operators – C#

You might have seen if statements with some confusing symbols: &&, || or !. These are called the logical operators, and are used to create more complicated logic within an if statement. They are: && – the Logical AND operator || – the Locical OR operator ! – the Logical NOT operator Quick Examples But what do they do? I will give some quick examples. if…