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Polish or ‘juice’ is the last little bit of detail that goes into any game to make the world look more real and coherent. It’s the footprints your character leaves in the sand, the slash a sword leaves in the air or the occasional rain weather effect. Most importantly, it’s the line between indie and...
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Importance of a Consistent Coding Convention   Coding conventions are a set of guidelines for a specific programming language that recommend programming style, practices, and methods for each aspect of a program written in that language. Coding conventions can significantly enhance the readability of source code for the individual.   The most prominent issue, of...
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A follow up to my last post, this one details other ways to reduce bandwidth and time for server and client such as minification, bundling and eager loading. A modern web app can have many frontend dependencies, each with their own stylesheets and javascript files. Placed separately, a client’s browser must send a seperate request...
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One problem web apps face is delivery of content, whether that be the CSS and Javascript files that determine how the app is displayed and functions on the client machine or the media content that goes on it; images and video. This is not an issue if the app is hosted in the same geographic...
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There are so many different types of developers out there at the moment. If you are feeling overwhelmed or unsure whether to jump into front-end, JavaScript or build something with CSS – the below tips may help you figure out a starting point.   Be Consistent You can never be finished learning. Be consistent with...
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Develop:Brighton 2017 Game Development Conference Nebula Interactive
We’re just back from Develop:Brighton 2017 and it was another successful trip again this year. We got to catch up with a number of past employees and contractors, find new interesting people to work with and this year Colin double jobbed by both speaking on the Thursday and participated on a panel discussion on the...
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Your wait is over, you can play Project G! Pilot your sleek submarine and fight cybernetic fish-bots to save Earth Your weekend starts with hours of underwater retro fun in this side-scrolling shooter! Buy Project G Now It is circa 2110 and humanity depends on secret marine farms for survival… Created by a philanthropic organisation...
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There is an air of nervous excitement around Nebula HQ this week as we count down to our first PC game launch. Everyone has their nose to the development grindstone and the task list is being checked off as we get closer to launch day. We decided to launch Friday 13th May as it had...
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For those of you who are regular smartphone users, I’m sure you have come across sites which require a lot of fidgeting to zoom in, navigation buttons going to nowhere or a page that doesn’t load at all. Whether advancing in technology is something you embrace or stay away from, it is important to consider your market...
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Saturday marked the launch of Water Meter Dash for both Android and Apple. Within 24 hours it had reached number 17 in the App store and on Thursday it peaked at number 7. We have gotten coverage in local and national press and more coverage is planned over the weekend. Water Meter Dash is a tongue...
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