Remember a few weeks ago, when we discussed monsters in darkness? I implied that the only way of dealing with them was to turn on your Heartlight. Actually, that’s not your only option – though the other options will require
Alpha Release Imminent! Combat Looks Nice Now!
Hello, squids and snails. (Edit: It has come to my attention that the opening line of this update could be potentially viewed as discriminatory towards certain varieties of mollusc: slugs, octopodes, limpets, and cuttlefish, to name just a few. I
Sounds, Shops, and Sanity
The cold dawn is what wakes you – not the stench of rotten mince pie, nor the baby pissing gently in your ear. What happened? Is it January already? > Eat pies The pies have ossified into a hideous mass.
Sleek New GUI (with video)
Hello there, backers. Confidantes. Friends. Catherine has been working on the House of Many Doors GUI (that’s Graphical User Interface, if you’re wondering). She’s made it extremely sleek and elegant, and now that I’ve added her work to the game,
Soundtrack Sneak Peek! Excitement!
What’s been going on? I’ve been writing, designing and implementing the game’s questlines over the last few weeks, and it’s all coming together quite nicely. I also coded some gooey blood splatter effects for combat, because videogames. The UI changes
A Quick Little Progress Update
I described the last update as a “quick little update” and then proceeded to write somewhere in the region of 1000 words. This time, I’m afraid, I’m going to stick to my promises. Here is a condensed list of what
Melee Combat, Boarding, Pretty Artwork
Come in, come in, sit down! Here’s your grapnel. If another devlog gets within 50 paces, you will launch the grappling-hook, crash through their window, and wreak merry hell. I hear the Top Secret devlog will soon be approaching, so ready yourself.
A sneak peek at the combat system, which has become deep, interesting, and surprisingly nasty
The last 2 weeks have been an intense period of knuckling-down on the combat part of the game. Exploring the House, you are sure to meet other travellers, and some of them are not friendly. Better to flee, perhaps, or
Exciting Announcement: A new member of the HOMD team throws their hat into the ring!
Things are going swimmingly here at Pixel Trickery HQ, so here’s a short but sweet update! It’s the opposite of me – I’m tall and sour. First of all, the eponymous exciting announcement – thanks to your generous funding, I’ve been
Kickstarter Progress & New Art Announcement
Hello, wanderers. Sit down, pour yourself a cup of tea. It’s terrible outside, but it’s lovely here. I thought we were due for an update on my Kickstarter progress. A House of Many Doors is currently sitting pretty at over 200% funded, and still