Laziest Blog Post Ever!

This kickstarter update I posted says everything you need to know, and can be viewed by anyone: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/181428952/approaching-infinity-a-space-adventure-roguelike/posts/760049 Highlights: BETA 02 this sunday! Main Quests 80% complete! Under Dug : http://ibol17.itch.io/under-dug Early Access : http://ibol17.itch.io/approaching-infinity-early-access Free Level Editor : http://forumfiles.thegamecreators.com/download/2492204 Gotta go feed my little girls, Bob

Ship Editor and More Quests!

Shipwreck Level Editor The Level Editor is out now, and it’s free. Create your own Shipwrecks that can be found in the game! I am accepting levels to be included with the final release, and this is open to anyone. You can find the editor on the main page here. I did one of these,…

Two Weeks Of Beta

The Approaching Infinity Beta has been out for almost two weeks. I’m getting lots of great feedback, and fixing bugs when they pop up. I’ve also made a lot more progress on quests than I expected. Here’s a report: Completed 10 quests for the pirates, and there’s still more to come! Made quests for 7…

Recent #Gamedev Lessons

My mind is almost always on games in some way. Thoughts about games keep me up at night, and wake me up in the morning. I recently had two big-ish thoughts concerning Approaching Infinity, and both were at least somewhat related to a game called v v v v v v v. Perma-Death vs. Content…

My Inspiration: Roguelikes, Sci-Fi, and a game called…

So what inspired Approaching Infinity? Lots of people claim it was something called  “Prospector”. And yeah, that had something to do with it. But not in the way you might think… And of course there’s my own development history and my life-long immersion in science fiction. Here’s the story: I was coming off a month-long obsessive…

We Have A Winner!

James S. has beaten Approaching Infinity! He is the first person in history that I know of to play through an entire game to the end. “What End?!”, you say! This game is supposed to be infinite, right? Well, That’s the beauty of it. You can play for as long as you want, there will…

Pirate Quests

I’ve started on the Pirate Race Quest, and I’m going to try to show my progress. It’s off to a slow start, with just analyzing all the existing quest handling features, and figuring out how to do what again…it’s been months since I wrote the Gruff quest. The quest system is very versatile, and I…