Bytesize Adventures
Crafting bite-sized digital worlds

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Devlog – 3rd February 2014

A bout of illness early in the week slowed me down somewhat. That’s not to say that nothing was achieved though. In the latter part of the week I focused…

Devlog – 27th January 2014

This week was interesting. I finished porting to Sprite Kit. Unfortunately I had severe performance issues in scene transitions, interrupted actions, and, most importantly, tile placement. I’m talking about a…

Devlog – 20th January 2014

This week… still more porting! I successfully migrated the level select screen. The layout is far from perfect but is just about looking okay across all devices. No especially big…

Devlog – 13th January 2014

This week, more porting to Sprite Kit. I created texture atlas’s for the main menu for all device targets (iPad, iPad retina, iPhone, iPhone 5). This was satisfying as its…

Devlog – 6th January 2014

And we’re off. My first devlog of 2014. I’m breaking these into week long blocks. They’re designed to be short, discussing what has been achieved each week. Hopefully they will…

Merlot Update #17 – Level 1

Following on from the last update, I’ve now successfully modified merlot to use relative positioning. This means that the game is now playable on the iPhone 5 (and future devices…