Tag: video games

Dev Progress Update 3/24/21

As some are probably aware, I have full-time work that eats up enough time to choke out potential progress to Astraverse’s development. However, thanks to some help that I’m getting from my supervisor, I’ve been able to work more on Astraverse-related stuff during downtime–that’s how I was able to rebuild the site and go back to providing updates as well…

I Finished the GDD for Astraverse!

I’m pretty proud of getting the GDD (game design document) finished. It’s only about 88 pages long but the way I would describe the document is like it being an entire “blueprint” for the game. Put simply, I could literally give the GDD to another developer and they’d know exactly how to design the game in the way that I…

Development Progress 12/30/18

Okay, so this time I decided to take some footage from a couple of weeks ago to showcase some things that I’ve gotten done for the month of December:

The Planets of Ze’re

I think it’s a good time to start talking a bit about the setting of Astraverse. Some of these things I may have briefly mentioned before but in this post, the goal is to go into a bit more detail.   Astraverse takes place in Ze’re, a fictional star system that contains 5 inhabitable planets: Jeavis, Ashara, Autovia, Croatis and…

Character Creation & Stuff

Ever since my wife and I came up with a decent number of outfits and hairstyles for the characters in the game, I decided to focus my efforts into finishing up the character creator. Here’s the song I composed for the character creation: The funny thing about making a character creator is that it’s not really hard to design. But,…

Should’ve Started This Before But Here Goes…

I’m not really sure of what the best opening start to a blog is…. I figured I’d just go ahead and say that instead of pretending like I have all the answers or know completely what I’m doing.  I’m starting this blog because I’m currently working on a serious game project inspired by my favorite video game “Phantasy Star Online”…