Articles by voice of texnoforge

  1. Words of Power devlog #1: Theory of Magic

    Welcome to the first ever texnoforge devlog about magic system in our upcoming game Words of Power which is focused on spellcasting and interactive invocation of magic using hand-drawn symbols.

    This post describes high level concepts of proposed magic system such as symbols, words, alphabets and sentences without going into …

  2. first year of texnoforge 🎂

    texnoforge completed one full orbit around the central star ᕕ( ᐛ )ᕗ

    first projects announced!

    Please see the new projects page as we finally announce first 3 official texnoforge projects!

    Expect us to update projects with more information as we work on them and hopefully some blog posts focused on specific problems/techs …

  3. status update: FULL UNREAL mode engaged

    good news, everyone!

    After a much needed break from corporate exploitation and work in general, texnoforge has gone FULL UNREAL!

    We've been occasionally playing with Unreal Engine past year and we hit no critical issues. We also ran out of good videogames to play so now we're developing our own …

  4. Voxel Planet tech demo ᕕ( ᐛ )ᕗ

    Behold first texnoforge planetary tech demo!

    In 1998 a very special videogame was released called Populous: The Beginning (Populous 3). It's one of very few god videogames ever created (wikipedia only lists 42) and it's also one of first games to feature dynamic 3D spherical maps - planets. As if that …

  5. best mods for Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition (aoe2de)

    We've started 2020 by playing 20 years old Real-Time Strategy which got significant new (re)release called Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition.

    While previous AoE2 HD edition was basically an update for modern systems, Definitive Edition brings significant and much needed improvements which make the two-decades-old game more playable …

  6. voice of texnoforge is free yet again ⎝༼ ◕д ◕ ༽⎠

    Today I finally ended my full-time work contract after nearly 7 years of being a corporate asset!

    Even though I enjoyed working with and on free and open source software, I myself wasn't free in any way. My working hours, goals, responsibilities, individual tasks, and rewards were decided by someone …

  7. texnoforge summoning complete!

    texnoforge s.r.o. is now a state-recognized legal entity ᕕ( ᐛ )ᕗ

    It wasn't a pleasant process (as words "state" and "legal" imply), but

    IT'S DONE

    and to be honest, none of the fetch quests involved were worse than an average corporate meeting that shoud've been an email. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

  8. R-R-R-RAGE QUIT

    Today, a decision has been made to finally escape the invisible chains of corporate slavery. The guarantee of a stable corporate pay and benefits combined with human laziness and greed are too powerful of a drive, almost an unstoppable force. And it only costs your soul! 8+ hours of meaningless …

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