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Olvand's new cave director, pt. I
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Olvand's new cave director, pt. I

Dec 14, 2014 Olvand 0 comments

In this blogpost, I describe the new and awesome AI for monster's in caves

The disaster release that is Olvand violet
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The disaster release that is Olvand violet

Nov 29, 2014 Olvand 5 comments

A long blogpost about EVERYTHING that went wrong while releasing Olvand violet.

Olvand's monster generator, pt. 2
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Olvand's monster generator, pt. 2

Nov 22, 2014 Olvand 2 comments

This week, I tell you how the monster generator creates the various forms of the monsters, and show you the results.

Olvand's monster generator, pt. I
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Olvand's monster generator, pt. I

Nov 15, 2014 Olvand 0 comments

This week, I explain how the colors for the randomly generated monsters are selected.

About the next update
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About the next update

Nov 9, 2014 Olvand 2 comments

While people are playing with the current update, I have of course already started work on the next one; this week, I tell you about it!

Finally, Olvand violet is uploaded
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Finally, Olvand violet is uploaded

Nov 1, 2014 Olvand 4 comments

This week, I tell you the last details about Olvand violet, and show you another awesome video Deadpepper5 has made.

About how I reimagined combat and the new Olb that followed from it
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About how I reimagined combat and the new Olb that followed from it

Oct 18, 2014 Olvand 2 comments

Combat in Olvand has changed about. About the reasons, and the resulting Quick Olb.

The sounds of the night in Olvand
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The sounds of the night in Olvand

Oct 11, 2014 Olvand 1 comment

This time, I tell you about how I taught the audio director to make nights sound like nights.

The advantage of watching people play
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The advantage of watching people play

Oct 4, 2014 Olvand 4 comments

This week, I tell you about two things I discovered because I watched two friends of mine play the game

Designing the darkness in Olvand's new caves
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Designing the darkness in Olvand's new caves

Sep 27, 2014 Olvand 2 comments

This week, I tell you about the problems I had when adding darkness to caves, and also about their solutions.

Having fun in the new caves
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Having fun in the new caves

Sep 20, 2014 Olvand 2 comments

In this blogpost, I describe how accidently had a lot of fun playing my own game.

Rewarding people with Olbs
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Rewarding people with Olbs

Aug 12, 2014 Olvand 1 comment

This week, I write about my plans to make collecting Olbs one of the main things you do in the game.

Designing the details
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Designing the details

Aug 2, 2014 Olvand 3 comments

This week, I give you a small example of how a small design mistake can have huge negative results.

Practical challenges with the cave generator
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Practical challenges with the cave generator

Jul 26, 2014 Olvand 1 comment

This week, I explain two practical problem for the cave generator, and how I solved them.

The cave generator
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The cave generator

Jul 20, 2014 Olvand 0 comments

This week, I explain how my cave generation algorithm works, and how the development process went.

Caves in Olvand: why and how, pt. II
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Caves in Olvand: why and how, pt. II

Jul 13, 2014 Olvand 0 comments

In this blogpost, I continue to explain why the focus of the next updates will be caves, and how I plan to do that.

Caves in Olvand: why and how, pt. I
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Caves in Olvand: why and how, pt. I

Jul 5, 2014 Olvand 5 comments

In this blogpost, I explain why the focus of the next updates will be caves, and how I plan to do that.

Help me find a name for the new update
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Help me find a name for the new update

Jun 28, 2014 Olvand 1 comment

The last update is out, development on the new one is started. But what should I call it?

Olvand v10.2 trailer by Gaming Pepper
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Olvand v10.2 trailer by Gaming Pepper

Jun 19, 2014 Olvand 1 comment

Olvand v10.2 is done and Gaming Pepper made an awesome trailer

It's bugfixing time again
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It's bugfixing time again

May 24, 2014 Olvand 2 comments

This blogposts, I explain the bugs I'm currently fixing

Carts are coming to Olvand, pt. II
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Carts are coming to Olvand, pt. II

May 17, 2014 Olvand 3 comments

This week, I tell you about how an old lady gave me advice on animation, why I adding campfires, and how they look.

Carts are coming to Olvand, pt. I
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Carts are coming to Olvand, pt. I

Apr 25, 2014 Olvand 5 comments

In this post, I explain why carts are coming this update, and tell you about the first steps I've taken for the implemention.

Olvand and a leveling system?
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Olvand and a leveling system?

Apr 19, 2014 Olvand 3 comments

This blogpost, I describe why and how I'm going to implement something similar to a leveling system.

Olvand at night
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Olvand at night

Apr 12, 2014 Olvand 3 comments

This blogpost, I introduce the main feature of the next update: a day-night cycle. I show the looks, and tell about the (reasons behind the) behavior.

Having even more fun with my new graphics engine
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Having even more fun with my new graphics engine

Apr 5, 2014 Olvand 0 comments

This update, I tell you about the design and the effect of my new in-game quick start guide, and show you why and how I now display the items you still...

An Olvand subreddit, and how I solved the most worrying bug so far
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An Olvand subreddit, and how I solved the most worrying bug so far

Mar 29, 2014 Olvand 1 comment

In this blogpost, I introduce the Olvand subreddit, and share with you a moment of great victory.

Olvand v10.1 is out!
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Olvand v10.1 is out!

Mar 22, 2014 Olvand 3 comments

This blogpost, I tell about the new things and the trouble related to the new update, and also show an awesome video of it by Deadpepper5.

Repairing Glux
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Repairing Glux

Mar 1, 2014 Olvand 3 comments

This week I spent mostly repairing problems with Glux, discovered by players.

My email adventure
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My email adventure

Feb 22, 2014 Olvand 3 comments

This week, I report the results of emailing my playtesters for some feedback.

The Big Book About Crafting and making roads easier to build
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The Big Book About Crafting and making roads easier to build

Feb 15, 2014 Olvand 0 comments

This week, I show you the visual part of the Big Book About Crafting, as well as explain why and how I made roads easier to build.

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