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And SeedWorld is back… and on MonoGame

My hobby programming plate was kind of full at one moment. In addition to the game idea I have for Project SeedWorld, I have started working on a Pong-based game for Mini LD 58, and I also have my open-source

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A New Direction

Project SeedWorld has been put on the side for a couple of weeks. What really happened is that I needed to reconsider the scope of my project. I felt out of my depth. See, what I really wanted to make

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Voxel lighting problem solved

I have fixed a problem that has bugged me for quite some time. For most of the development of SeedWorld, up until last week, every chunk was not able to access voxels from immediate neighbors. This shortcoming was avoided with the

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Chunks are proper cubes now. Also, an upcoming shooter game

Here’s a shorter update, but sorry, no pics this time. I’ve spent a lot of time in the voxel chunk rendering code, perhaps too much time, but part of it has to do with converting chunks to 32x32x32 size. Previously, every

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Loading Voxel Models into the Game

I didn’t get as much time as I wanted to work on my game last week. Spent too much time with Skyrim (coming very late to the game, but nonetheless). Still there are some new updates to show. First I

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Adding Biomes and Rivers

This week I have been working on adding more natural features- rivers and biomes (or at least the start of it). As part of making the world more varied and less same-y, I decided it’s a good time to add

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Map Making and Model Batching

It’s now month two of the development of my SeedWorld engine and the game it will be used for. In the first month I have already made a lot of progress for it. The features I’ve done that month are:

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