Hi, I'm Blake. my big project is a tower defence game called 'Forgive Me My Henchmen'. you play as a typical head 'bad guy', deploying henchmen and sabotaging a building to delay an unstoppable one-man army.
Today, I wanted to share story from my life - it is the story I go back to whenever I need inspiration, or whenever I need a reminder that things ain't so bad.
Anyway, after taking a pity pamphlet from this kid, I realized how good my life is. Even when I've hit rock bottom, it has never been in a grape suit. And herein lies the lesson:
No matter how tough things get, at least you're not grapes :)
This was a long time ago now, and even to this day I think about this kid (now a man) and think of who he might have become. Personally, I hope he moved on from this lowpoint and became something great...like juice.
For more nonsense like this, follow me on twitter @BlakeMcDeezy. You can also follow the game's development @FMMHenchmen
After my kickstarter campaign didn't succeed, I was going to take a step back from developing this game, but my game's antagonist wouldn't let me. This is how the conversation went down:
For the first time ever, I decided to try vlogging!
This vlog is from this morning, and talks about what I learned about Zen from sitting on a mountain-top.
First of all, I may be able to charge while the screen is up AND therefore that laptop will stop shutting down in my face - this could be a game changer.
Anyway, if this works, then I may be able to start overlooking the 8052 other minor issues that this laptop has. But if this doesn't work, then I am going to go tribal on this laptop's ass!
I am going to work for a few months at a menial job, use the money I save to buy a ticket to the tropical island of Vanuatu, hire a guide to fly me to its famous volcanic island, hike the few hours it takes to get to the top, then I am going to throw the laptop in lava! Molten fucking lava!!
I get a 20GB internet limit per month, which I've almost drained. Luckily, however, I get free internet from midnight to 5am - what that has meant is that every night I've been staying up laaaaaaaate!
The positive to this is that I am still as productive as ever.
The negative is that I'm so tired my mind is not as sharp...I barely even register when I make spelling mistaeks aneemore.
Ugh...I mst sleeep now...
Guys, sometimes in moments of weakness, I'm tempted to use fake references from authoritative figures to build interest in my game. For example:
"This is the best game I've played in years!"
It's the perfect crime ...who would ever know?
I was trying to do some work today when my laptop started being its usual demonic self - shutting down in my face when I needed it the most.
I started thinking of all the terrible things I will do to my demonic laptop once I replace it.
It will rue the day it tried these shenanigans - IT WILL RUE THE DAY!