I’ve been busy, building a shed!

Lately I haven’t had much time to work on my stuff, because we’re building a shed where we plan to move all the tools we have in the attic, that get all the space and make it difficult to work well. The shed is 4,5×4,5m in size, so being that big we’ve tried to find …

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Wooden whale

A couple years ago I decided to carve a sperm whale from wood I had lying around. I attached the jaw with a brass hinge because I wanted it to look like an old toy, but I wanted to give it some life, so I casted two half spheres in clear resin, and painted the …

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Endless 2D Terrain Generator

Since I haven’t programmed in a while, in the last few days I decided to do a fast programming exercise: a generator that can make on the fly an endless 2D terrain. I created it in Unreal Engine, and made it with 3D models instead of the usual 2D ones, so it’s in so-called 2.5D. …

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Update 2 to Burning Planets’ free set

I’m very excited to bring you this new update to Burning Planets, because it’s been possible thanks to the support of a friend and volunteer! The rule book is now available in Russian too! The other updates and fixes are: Now planets and asteroids have an alternative version with space background, to match the colored …

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Crucible tongs, for lifting ~ Easy and cheap

Furnaces are usually tall, hollow cylinders, and mine doesn’t make an exception. This means that the last pair of tongs that we made, designed for pouring, won’t be able to take the crucible out of the furnace, for that, we’ll need specifically designed tongs. These new tongs will share most of their crafting process with …

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Upgrade to Burning Planets’ free set

I’ve been suggested that Burning Planets shouldn’t have just plain white backgrounds, but instead environmental art. That’s absolutely, completely true, and indeed that was a planned feature for a physical set, if I will succeed in funding the physical version of the game. The reason why I didn’t put drawn backgrounds in the free set …

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