A Mars Lander Game

I’ve been meaning to get back into some game programming again, but I didn’t fell like starting doing something new. I wanted to help someone else and join a project and be part of a team again (kind of like when I was working on pioneer space sim). This weekend I came across a post on the LÖVE game development forums. It is a game being written that is loosely based on a the 1979 Atari classic Lunar Lander but with a Mars Lander theme....

October 24, 2021 · 2 min · Phil Howlett

My LÖVE Development Environment

Recently I have gotten back into doing some coding again, in particular, using the LÖVE framework and the language lua to make simple 2D based games. While I’ve played with other game engines such as Unity and Godot (Godot is my favorite right now) I just seem to prefer writing everything in scripts and code rather than messing around with an graphical editor. Code Editor Normally I would use vim, but I just couldn’t get the workflow working how I liked it....

March 28, 2021 · 2 min · Phil Howlett

Beginning iOS Application Development

Last Friday (7th June 2012) I finally enrolled into the apple developer program. I originally registered as an apple developer back in 2010, however I never spent the extra money (I was cheap) to publish any apps (and at the time I was more interested in other languages). So now I am finally beginning iOS application development and it is exciting! Beginning iOS Application Development Over the past few weeks I have been studying Objective-C manuals (the documentation that apple provides is quite extensive) and the more I had played around with the language, the more I enjoyed writing in it....

June 12, 2012 · 2 min · Phil Howlett