Hello, True Believers!
Codemancer development has been moving along steadily. You may have noticed on twitter that I recently implemented '3d' isometric levels, like the one below:
And to complement... Read more
Live from Indy Pop Con!
This weekend Pui Che (Illustrator Extraordinaire) and I are showing the game at Indy Pop Con in Indianapolis, and I've been working frantically to make a demonstration build to show... Read more
Hello, True Believers! About three weeks ago, my job at WMS was eliminated, and as a consequence progress on Codemancer has been slow. Well, yesterday I accepted a new position... Read more
New Estimate & More
Epiphany at the Game Developers' Conference
A few weeks ago I was at the Game Developer's Conference (GDC), where I was privileged to meet four True Believers for the first... Read more
Here's What's Up
Hello, True Believers! I hope you had a great January!
For the past Month I've been working on a new interface paradigm for programming within Codemancer. It also... Read more
Hello, True Believers! I just wanted to send you a quick message to say thank you again for making my 2014 so unforgettable, and for helping to make Codemancer better... Read more
Novel Live-Writing Session
I've just received word that author Cassandra Khaw will be working on the Codemancer Novel live on Twitch around 8-9am EST, with a sports commentator making live... Read more
Hello, True Believers!
First of all, I wanted to let you know I've put up quite a few live development videos since my last update and you can watch them... Read more
The World is Ready
First of all, I'd like to direct your attention to the SUPER-COOL article about us in Polygon. If you're not aware, Polygon is the internet's premiere videogame website,... Read more
Hi, True Believers! I know I've been a bit delinquent with the tardiness of this update, and for that I apologize. A couple of backers sent me gentle reminders, and... Read more
The Novel has an Author!
I'm proud to announce that Cassandra Khaw will be writing the novel tentatively titled 'Codemancer: The Novel' (we'll come up with a better title later, I promise). She'll be assisted... Read more
Onward and Upward!
Hi, Everybody and Happy Independence Day to my fellow U.S. of Americans! I just wanted to let you know a few of the latest happenings with the Codemancer team.
First... Read more
Back in Business
Hello, True Believers!
As promised, I'll be sending out updates approximately every 2-3 weeks. Please feel free to let me know if this feels to often or not often enough.... Read more
In the snarky climate of the day, it's easy to dismiss the movie 'It's A Wonderful Life' as sappy, or cliché. I used to think so, too, but now I... Read more
One Day Left
Hello, True Believers. This is the last day of our Kickstarter Campaign, and I want to take the opportunity to thank some of the people who have given me excellent... Read more
Day 26: 1500+ Backers AND New Reward Tier
Hello, True Believers! There are quite a lot of us, now. Over 1500, in fact, and it's an honor to be in your company!
New Reward Tier
Since the future... Read more
Day 25: It's Not Over, Yet!
With all the stretch goals behind us, it's tempting to relax and let the rest of the campaign slide by, but that's not what I'm going to do. This is... Read more
Day 24: Codemancer YA Novel - Funded!
I'm proud to say that thanks to over 1300 True Believers, All Backers will be receiving a digital copy of Codemancer: The Novel!
This project has come so far in... Read more
One Week Left!
There's just one week left in the campaign, True Believers, and we're so close to the next stretch goal. I'm so excited, I'm beside myself! Let's not get cocky, though.... Read more
Day 19: The Rune Language
Howdy, True Believers! We're well on our way to the final stretch goal: Codemancer - The Novel. I'm so humbled by the support that keeps pouring in for Codemancer, it... Read more
Day 18: 1000+ Backers!
There are over 1000 True Believers out there now, and you're one of them. Thank you so much for joining the Codemancer Team!
I wanted to show off some of... Read more
Day 17: Python for Codemancers!
You did it, True Believers! 'Python for Codemancers' will be available free to all backers! This is something I felt strongly would make 'Codemancer' even more worthwhile, so thank you... Read more
Day 15: Halfway Point!
Hi, True believers! I hope you all enjoyed your Mother's Day and took some time to appreciate the most important Teachers in most of our lives. We're halfway through the... Read more
Day 12: Great Traction! AND Book Influences
Hello True Believers!
Once again, Thank You for joining the Codemancer team. You've exceeded my wildest expectations already, and there are still two-and-a-half weeks left!
I wanted to take a... Read more
Day 9: 800+ Backers! AND Rob Talks Educational Games
Hi, True Believers! I'm so honored that all of you decided to help Codemancer come to fruition. We reached two milestones nearly simultaneously today: 800 backers and $25000+ funded. We're... Read more
Day 8: 200+% Funded!
This is really amazing. Thank you, True Believers! Thanks to you, Codemancer is over 200% funded, and we're well on our way to the next stretch goal! I honestly couldn't... Read more
Day 6: Stretch Goal #1 Achieved!
Hello, True Believers!
I wasn't planning on putting out an update today, but I have good news. Thanks to you, I'm happy to announce that Codemancer will have a... Read more
Day 5: Whirlwind 1st Week Recap
Hello again, true believers! It's been an amazing week for me and the rest of the Codemancer team. A lot has happened:
- The project was launched, thanks to advice from... Read more
Funded! Thank you! AND Stretch Goals
Late last night, just before 11PM Central Time, Codemancer's funding goal was reached. You did it! Like a relay race, each of you held the baton, and you should all... Read more
Day 4: 98% Funded!
We're almost there! I just wanted to express my gratitude for such an amazing show of support. We are only four days in, and your response has overwhelmed and humbled... Read more
Day 3: 75+ Percent Funded AND New Info/Reward Tier!
You are amazing, true believers. It's only day three, and as I write this the project is 82% funded! I'm so happy you all value code literacyas much as... Read more
Day 2: 63%+ Funded!
Day 1 started off really strong and Day 2 is continuing to blow away my expectation for Codemancer progress. Thank you all for believing in the project and I hope... Read more
Day 1: A Strong Start (& Backer Avatars)
As I am writing this, Codemancer has raised 36% of its funding goal. That's amazing progress for under 24 hours. Thank you all! Clearly, you have your finger on the... Read more