A sprout of a game

August 18, 2017

Wooooo, I started coding!

And here’s a video of the action:

The actual game will not involve clicking a canvas to make the plant grow - you’ll need to give it water and love and attention etc. But I’m going with this for now, just to get the random generation part working.

Implementation Notes

Pixel Art Notes

The art of this game is important to me (and to the game!), but I’m very new to pixel art. I found MortMort’s YouTube channel super helpful for tips on creating pixel drawings, esp this video:

I’ve already incorporated the “Avoiding doubles” tip in my plant generation, for a smoother pixel line. I think on Monday I’ll try to incorporate his “Avoid jaggies” suggestion as well.


For Monday