Candles, Programming and Archetypes


Once in a while, I daydream about being thrown back in time. I’d have no Wikipedia, no books, or any access to information except what’s already in my head.

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Do you follow the GameHut channel on YouTube? Has some really great explanations of advanced graphical techniques on the Sega Genesis by the person who programmed them. He’s also doing a series on making a game for the Genesis from scratch today.


I should have mentioned this, but yes I love that channel too. Not quite as polished as the 8 bit guy but certainly as informative.