Runtime Performance with D and its GC
Again and again I read at the D programming language forums that D cannot be really fast. Some people say that the slow conservative GC of the D runtime makes long-running real time application impossible to write in D. This does not at all fit my experience.
Development of Blue Bug Bob #2
I again sum up the development of the past weeks of Blue Bug Bob. It has gone steadily and Blue Bug Bob is nearing its completion.
Development of Blue Bug Bob
I have recently released a new demo of Blue Bug Bob on IndieDB. This included two recent changes to the game, and nobody complained about them so I call that a success. And also now I like them very much and think they are a big improvement: colour adjustments and …
On level design in Blue Bug Bob: Mechanics and Theme
Blue Bug Bob is a two-dimensional platformer with predefined levels. There level design is a central part of the game and contributes much to the feeling of the game. Therefore the level design needs much thought if the game is to be fun and successful. Here I elaborate my thoughts …
New website: marcelfischer.eu
I have finally renewed my website presence. It is now available under marcelfischer.eu. With the move the came a change to a more mature design (and the switch of the main language to English). This new design is made possible by a change of workflow. The old page was …