Game development is a long drawn out process but most people believe it is because coding is a long drawn out process. The truth is that in game development, code is actually the simplest and usually fastest part of the process. The creation of graphical elements is what takes up the huge bulk of the […]

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First Collectables

v0.0.3 introduces a lot of cool things into Deeper but one which I suspect will be the cause of much interest is the first type of collectables. Books and magazines are available in various places, some can be bought from the shops, some will be traded with NPCs, some unlocked for completing objectives and some […]

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Update Progress v0.0.3

Testing is going well, Hopefully I have ironed out all the kinks in the engine code so that I don’t have to tweak it anymore and can just focus on adding content but we will see how that pans out in the next couple of issues. I’m pretty excited for this release as there is […]

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What about the story?

Good question. Deeper will always be story driven and regardless of which of the many arcs you wander down, care and time is taken to ensure that characters are relatable. I want people to enjoy playing the game but I also want people to empathise with the characters. Deeper isn’t just some 5 minute wank-a-thon […]

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Other games

Since the recent events which resulted in Patreon freezing the accounts of several of the more established game developers, many people have tried to draw me into a conversation about those developers. Whilst I appreciate that a lot of fans will feel betrayed by those developers who have chosen to abandon their games in favor […]

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As many of you will already be aware, Patreon, for all the great things that it offers, is still a bit flawed in how it works. For example the point of “rewards” is to give something back to loyal supporters for their generosity. It would therefore be unfair on the honest supporters for anyone to […]

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In addition to my recent post about Patreon, I would like to offer advice for those developers who may be struggling, or worried about not getting hit with lockouts or bans. Make sure that any mature content you post is set to “Patreons only” as a minimum – Patreon does not allow posting of any […]

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On certain forums, there has been a surge in the amount of hatred that is being focused on Patreon. A few months ago Patreon decided to better enforce their rules about posting extreme content. There were always vague rules around such things but this was their way of drawing a line in the sand and […]

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Deeper progress update.

Since launching the v0.0.1 version of the game and its bug fixed counterpart the same day, the following improvements have been made Added new scenes with Laura, Sarah and Lucy streamlined large portions of the code to simplify adding new elements later Fixed the save game issue started developing some of the formative conversations for […]

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As a developer it can be frustrating to spend hours, days, weeks or even months working on something to have your hard work picked apart by people completely unqualified to do so. Having said that it IS our job to make sure that the end user has the best possible experience when using our software. […]

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