2020, A very fruitful year

2020 was for me a very rewarding year. I started freelancing on the 1st of January, and tried to pursue both a career in Game Dev and Software Dev at the same time. This blog is a look-back at what 2020 has brought me and has taught me. Where to start I had this ideaContinue reading “2020, A very fruitful year”

21 – Other business

I have spend the past week working for the company ‘Tevent‘. They are a startup company based in the UK, currently in their first funding round and making an MVP. They are a platform for organizing events / conferences, but provide this completely online: A new contract With me working for them as a FreelanceContinue reading “21 – Other business”

20 – Putting in the hours

I am currently working my ass of modelling stuff. My main goal is to get an art style for ‘Manage the Universe’, my new game. However for me to be able to create this, I need to have some proficiency in modelling. So I am modeling all kinds of stuff currently. Size comparisons One ofContinue reading “20 – Putting in the hours”

19 – Having fun modelling

I have been working on 2 complementary things at the same time: improving my modelling skills and finding a suiting art style for Manage the Universe. I love the process of modelling with Blender, it is really satisfying for me. And I find it easy to get myself to work on modelling, so I thatContinue reading “19 – Having fun modelling”

Bi-Weekly update 18

Hi, Erik here. A solo game developer doing his ‘thing’. Currently I’m writing this on the evening of my weekend. For me writing this article is a fun way to get me thinking about all the things I accomplished the past to weeks. And for you a way to keep notice of the interesting thingsContinue reading “Bi-Weekly update 18”

Bi-Weekly update 17

Manage the Universe Last update I wanted to create a holographic view of the second world detail level. But I would not be me if I worked on something else. I had a hard time determining how it should look like so I decided to let the idea mature a bit more. Asking for aContinue reading “Bi-Weekly update 17”

Bi-Weekly update 16

Business A quick overview of the business side of things. Due to the whole COVID thing there is still much uncertainty in the market. Especially on the freelance / consultancy side. And since I am a single developer with no profitable game released yet, my money comes from savings of the freelancing I do inContinue reading “Bi-Weekly update 16”

Bi-Weekly update 15

Manage the Universe Another two weeks of progress have been made on ‘Manage the Universe’. Still working on very rough concepts. But I have some nice screenshots to spice it up! World surface generator Most of the work went into the tile generator. This system will generate the surface of the world where your characterContinue reading “Bi-Weekly update 15”