Welcome to my Searching Dev Log (¿Dlog?). I have neither written a blog or committed to the development of a game, so I don’t know what to expect here. We’ll start with the game, I guess. Searching is a Metroidvania Platformer (think later 2D Castlevania games, and 2D Metroid games). I have about a decade of on/off experience in programming and digital art, and have finally decided to pursue making a game. At the time of this post, I have been at it for about 2 months, probably 200 hours total, and have a lot of the groundwork laid out. As it stands, I am doing this all by myself, including programming, music, art, and story.
I don’t know how I am going to disseminate information through this dlog, so I will go with whatever comes to mind when I start writing. You can expect anything that relates to the development of this game, including my past life experiences, what I am currently working on, and what I am thinking of for the future. One continuing theme for this dlog will be my experiences in coding and development, and a lot of the problems I run into.
Speaking of problem solving in coding, I figured I would share my favorite comic about my experiences with obscure issues:
Courtesy of xkcd: https://xkcd.com/979/