How to make a cool fire effect behind your text

I hope you all know how much I love you.  I just wrote this entire post, and lost the whole thing, and now I'm starting over. Well, we are releasing a new trailer soon and it has this cool animation in it.  I thought I would take the time to show you how it's done....

Equipment, Class Change, and Level-Up Menus Done

I've been doing lots of work on the menus for the last couple of weeks, and now I'm pretty much done.  The menus are fully functional, but some of the underlying game systems (XP for example, which allows for level-ups) still need some work. At the top of this post,...

We’re greenlit!

Great news, everyone!  Himeko Sutori has been approved for sale on Steam.  That's a huge step and it opens up a huge market for us.  Honestly, I was kind of hoping it would take a little longer, so that we could climb the Greenlight listings at the same time we...

Animated .gifs showing off gameplay

I'm still learning and getting better all the time.  I have some more animated .gifs showing off gameplay, including this one from the squad-creation menu.  And below, you'll see some others showing ranged and melee combat. For anyone keeping up on how to go about...

I just blocked my first hacker

For the last couple of weeks I've been checking up on the website and finding out that things are running slowly or just not working.  I would usually just restart the web server and the database and things would go back to normal.  Today I decided to look into the...