Community

Community Showcase 2017

What a great year! The channel has grown from nothing to almost 3000 subscribers, 10000 views, and the discord server has lots of active members all taking part. Simply put, a fantastic community has developed around the channel, and many have contributed code or reworked ideas shown in the videos. Read more…

By javidx9, ago
Code

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

Perlin-Like Noise

A tricky video this one, as after I filmed the video, I realised it’s not exactly Perlin noise, but I didn’t have time to reshoot. Sometimes, we want to randomly generate things, but pseudo random number generators are just too random! Perlin developed an algorithm which adds local coherence to Read more…

By javidx9, ago
Community

Announcing OLC ShowCase 2017

Hello! The fantastic community developing around the YouTube channel are in fact, creating programs! Great! I thought it would be interesting to get the community to submit code/videos/anything that demonstrates their projects, and I’d create a special video towards the end of the year as a show case for all Read more…

By javidx9, ago
ConsoleGameEngine

Path Planning – A* Algorithm

In many applications, you need to route something from one place to another, be it an NPC in games, or scenery, or graphing applications. The default algorithm for new programmers seems to be the A* algorithm. I created an interactive demonstration video that shows how the A* algorithm works. Jx9

By javidx9, ago
Blog

Post-511 Subscriber Thoughts

Well, my special “Programming The Matrix” video for celebrating 511 subscribers went really well. I was quite nervous at first, but there were viewers, and there were questions. At one point I had 33 concurrent viewers, so thanks to the actual 6 of you, and the 27 spam bots that Read more…

By javidx9, ago