World map with day/night cycle WIP

So I've started working on the world map for Himeko Sutori.  Not the actual map to be used in the finished game, but the functionality for navigating the map, getting from one place to another, and triggering events. I started off thinking about one of my favorite...

December update: Menu upgrades, plus vendor system

Hi everyone!  It's time for the official monthly update.  I've moved to Egypt and I'm now working on Himeko Sutori full time.  In the last couple of weeks I've done a lot of work on the menus and on some systems in the background that you won't really notice.  Since...

Art comparison: Two years of progress

I've been working on some sprites lately.  One sprite sheet I sent over to Shane to finish up.  The other I'm working on myself. I may be biased, but I was pretty pleased with myself over these.  And I decided to compare them to what I had been doing two years ago. At...

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....