This is a postmortem for Rogue64, a modern roguelike game developed for the Commodore 64 by Badger Punch Games. Badger Punch games is an indie game developer with Ricki Sickenger (me) as developer and Henning Ludvigsen as graphics artist.Continue reading “How we made a roguelike game for the Commodore 64”
My experience with Imposter Syndrome, and how to cope
I have a confession to make: Sometimes I feel like an imposter. I feel like I might lose my job any time soon. I feel that I suck at it and someone is going to find out.Continue reading “Are you faking it and scared someone will find out?”
I am a pretty laid back guy, but lately I have started getting a bit worried about the state of programming, or more specifically loud mouthed blog-wielding programmers. I have seen so much stupid shit floating around that I feel it is my duty to stick an IBM Model M keyboard in the ground and wave the flag of Sanity in peoples faces.
It seems that quite a few programmers have discovered a “new” paradigm called Functional Programming, and suddenly it has become fashionable to dismiss Object Oriented Programming as the Old Way To Do Things.Continue reading “Functional rulez, OOP sucks?”
When something is supposed to be easy, we say: “That ain’t exactly rocket science!”. Continue reading “Maybe programming is rocket science”