Godot Engine Example: Super Mario Bros Camera

While on the Godot Engine Facebook page, I saw a request for some assistance building a camera system like Super Mario Bros for the NES. I figured I would need a Camera2D node, that constantly updated the limit_left property of...

Godot Engine Example: 2D Aim and Rotate

While on the Godot Engine Facebook page, I saw another request asking for some assistance with a 2D shooter game. This one felt like it may be simple, so I gave it a try. It seemed like the Camera2D would...

"Down to Earth" - Game Dev Notes

Here I give an overview (with some code) on how I tinkered with my latest game, "Down to Earth".

Create a "Saturday Morning Cartoons" Playlist in Plex

Image by unsplash-logorawpixel Recently I setup an unRaid file server on a $50 eBay desktop, and have been moving my TV shows and movies into a Plex docker container running on said machine. It turns out that I have something...

Game Dev Kata: Compass

I wanted to create a “compass” like that in Spelunky: The red arrow always points to the exit of the level. It stays on a “track” or “path”, though, in a circle around the player. So its position is restricted...