April 5, 2018
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Aside from being a catchy song from the late ’80’s, it’s a fairly decent motto to apply to certain situations, one of them being game development and the thirst for improvement. Although, a terrible one if you’re thinking about an ex, then I suggest trying something like “fly like an eagle” or in some instances, “hallelujah” might be a bit more fitting.
That’s an actual screenshot of traders, that is completely generated from the system. It’s also 100% functional.
So what does that mean?
I finished implementing gold mines to the game, so I can knock that one off the list, and head on down to the next one.
– Finish re-factoring
– Add more maps (~5)
– Gold Mines
– Rolling to see who starts (axed it before 1.0, made it simply random to see who goes first)
– Bank trade reworking (multiple demands/offers, smarter trades)
– Hot keys/short cuts
– Better number placements (avoid 6’s & 8’s near each other, and like numbers beside each other)
Features on the docket:
– Barbarian attack (Cities & Knights)
– discover-able land & Gain resource
– Cities & Knights play mode
– Columbus Point (Seafarers)
– Fixing numbers (MapMaker)
– Bots (AI)
– Real lobby
I’m going to change speeds a bit and work on adding more maps to the docket and refining the map maker a bit, making it a bit more versatile in some aspects. After adding a few more maps and cleaning the game up a bit, I’m going to work on adding some hot keys/shortcuts to make the games a bit hastier. After such is done, I’ll be re-implementing the roll to see who goes first followed by boats.
Then test…. then test. Then test some more.