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Code It Yourself! Worms!

I wanted to end the year with a bigger project, so made this three part video creating a basic clone of the popular team battle game worms! This includes a physics engine, state machines for sequencing and artificial intelligence! Jx9

By javidx9, ago
ConsoleGameEngine

Code-It-Yourself! Asteroids

Wow, this video is a big one for sure, but it just had so many interesting things to include. I thought Asteroids would be simple, but doing it right means I need to explain matrices, vectors, spatial transformations and trigonometry, then I can explain the programming. I’m unsure how popular Read more…

By javidx9, ago
Programming Games

Code-It-Yourself! Frogger

Hello! After a retro-gaming event held with some archery buddies, I was challenged to recreate the arcade classic Frogger. It was simple enough to do but I thought it would make a great graphical showcase for the Console Game Engine. Jx9

By javidx9, ago
Blog

Recording the good times

Hello! Thought I’d have a little post just to record some of the cool stuff that’s been happening with the YouTube Channel! You can now access the channel with a friendly link http://www.youtube.com/javidx9 Thanks to Yehoshua D. Stone (YouTube) who has had a go at porting the olcConsoleGameEngine to Linux Read more…

By javidx9, ago
Blog

Wow…150 Subscribers

Hello! When I started this blog six months ago, I didn’t really intend it to be a useful or entertaining resource, it was really just for me to record some programming ideas. Some of you may know why I started. During my academic and professional career I’ve mentored many young Read more…

By javidx9, ago
Programming Games

Code-It-Yourself! Snake!

I’m on holiday, but I still feel the need to keep putting out videos. This week it’s classic Snake using C++ at the console. I’m hoping that the popularity of my Tetris video may help with this one, so it’s of a similar format. Jx9

By javidx9, ago
Blog

Information Is Beautiful

Hello! Take a look at this. You don’t need to understand it, for my point to come across, but for now, please just look at it. In preparation for an upcoming video I’m putting together, the code you see above is all that is required for a fully functional game Read more…

By javidx9, ago