Dealing with time zone conversions (C++ / Boost)

August 4, 2016 - one comment. Posted by in Programming, Uncategorized.

Recently I was tasked with writing some code to convert between arbitrary time zones. I did some research and there are a few good libraries out there for C++ that make this task easy. I decided out implementation would use boost. We already use boost to handle various other things within our code base and some of the other solutions I found would require introducing some new dependencies I wasn’t comfortable with for this particular project.

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Slug Chronicles : Update 1 (Main Menu Phase 1)

October 31, 2013 - no comments. Posted by in Uncategorized.

Quick video I made using ScreenFlow for Mac of my current game Slug Chronicles. This video shows phase 1 of the menu screen it includes character creation and a basic options screen.


Slug Chronicles will be available for Mobile and Desktop.

Up Next : Map Generation

Stay tuned for more updates on Slug Chronicles. I will be posting videos and updates as the game progresses.

Slug Chronicles is built using Unity3D. The character portraits seen in the video are derived works of the art found here http://aterribleidea.com/ccworks/.

Roguelike meet bullet hell

July 3, 2013 - no comments. Posted by in Uncategorized.

Working on this roguelike and thinking about Galactic Run has given me a crazy idea? What if I where to mix the two, a bullet hell roguelike? It could work if I can get the track generation to be interesting enough and convey a “random dungeon” type feel with different paths etc… Read more »

Galactic Run Press Release

January 30, 2013 - no comments. Posted by in Uncategorized.

Check out this press release that just went out for Galactic Run!

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Galactic Run submitted to Apple.

January 21, 2013 - no comments. Posted by in Uncategorized.

Galactic Run has been submitted to apple. I finished up Game Center integration which… thanks to Unity3D was a breeze. Also, to all you android users out there, the Galactic Run demo is available. Search the google play store for Galactic Run Time Trial and you will get 70 seconds to post your best high score. Good Luck!

Galactic Run for Android.

January 18, 2013 - no comments. Posted by in Uncategorized.

Today I am releasing a  Galactic Run for Android. My goal with this is to get as much feedback as possible from the most important people…. THE PLAYERS! As an incentive to join in, the game is available for 1/2 price.


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Get this pre-order version of Galactic Run now and start competing for the top spot. On the day of release all you’ll have to do is simply update the game and you’ll be ready! Help us make Galactic Run the best it can be, give us feedback via the feedback button, or by visiting http://www.rebelbox.com.

Galactic Run will take you to depths of space… surrounded by enemies how long will you last? Be prepared to embark on an all out battle for your life as you dodge, and shoot your way to the top of the leader boards.

– 3 Ships to choose from each with its own set of bonuses.
– 7 Pilots to choose from each with unique traits.
– Countless enemies to destroy in battle.
– Warp to distant galaxies to double, or even triple your score.
– Upgrade your weapons in game and deal death to all aliens.
– Exponentially increasing difficulty, the only guarantee is death.

Let us know what you think! We are still developing and would love to hear your feedback!

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