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About metawrap

CTO Massive Interactive. Ex Computer Whiz Kid - Now Grumpy Old Guru.

The Game Progress Report #26

More progress on the CA physics engine. Collisions now seem to be working reliability with a conservation of momentum that is accurate (enough) and visually pleasing. Now experimenting with dispersion and forces. I have a basic orbit working and gas of … Continue reading

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The Game Progress Report #25

I have been working on optimising the CA physics engine. Stripped back CA based physics engine. Motion (x) of particle in 1D universe over time (y) pic.twitter.com/ayrOMoIKgr — James McParlane (@DrMiaow) May 9, 2015 Current bug, universe keeps collapsing into … Continue reading

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The Game Progress Report #24

I’m now starting the 4th and final version of the physics engine… getting the flow right.. The Venn diagram for Efficient, Fun and Realistic is harsh. The Venn diagram of simulation game development pic.twitter.com/VbGgvNS8K7 — James McParlane (@DrMiaow) April 24, … Continue reading

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The Game Progress Report #23

My son has ported his Awesome Name Generator Android app to iPhone and iPad and released it onto the iTunes Store. Been back to The Game’s core engine for the last few months on and off. The tutorial engine, which can be … Continue reading

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The Game Progress Report #22

We are progressing with the game in our spare time, which has been very little but we are making progress. My son has built an android game that we are publishing to test out all the commerce ‘stuff” we need to … Continue reading

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I’ve Always Found Remote Controls Unnatural: Controlling Android TV and the XboxOne+Kinect

As an experiment I’ve been submitting myself and my exasperated family to the full  ‘real world’ XBoxOne + Kinect Voice + gesture experience using the HDMI pass-through for the last 6 months. The XboxOne is always on. All Video input … Continue reading

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The Game Progress Report #21

Another video test. Playing this on a loop looking for any improvements I can make. Already have quite a few ideas to make it better.

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