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Javier Degirolmo's Blog


Azura Sun's one-man "team". Mainly a programmer, but I do other things as well. I'm also involved in homebrew for old systems and demoscene. I'm currently working on Azura Sun's first commercial game, Sol.

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Posted by Javier Degirolmo on Mon, 13 Oct 2014 02:11:00 EDT in
Another developer got death threats. Want to stop this? Then let's consider taking more drastic actions and actually attack the core of the problem.

Posted by Javier Degirolmo on Tue, 28 Jan 2014 10:44:00 EST in Design
In this post I explain how I adapted my platformer game to work with an one-switch control scheme and allow players that have severe mobility issues to play the game.

Javier Degirolmo's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 03/19/2015 - 01:47]

Does it support double byte ...

Does it support double byte characters r n r nNo, use UTF-8 or UTF-16 if you insist . Double byte UCS-2 won 't cover the entire range, which is relevant for Chinese since some characters don 't fit in the BMP and thereby they need something that can use the ...

Comment In: [Blog - 03/17/2015 - 06:13]

I think that the partnership ...

I think that the partnership may have to do with the fact that in the Japanese mobile gaming market it 's pretty much just DeNA and GREE and everybody else is pretty much required to go through them, no matter how big they are. If you don 't you may ...

Comment In: [Blog - 03/16/2015 - 01:02]

a good game developer must ...

a good game developer must be absolutely persistent, ... even if your computer suddenly explodes r n r nThat applies in the most literal way to me I had a PSU literally explode, rendering said computer completely unusable in the process - and that was my back-up computer i.e. my ...

Comment In: [Blog - 03/09/2015 - 07:00]

I guess that a problem ...

I guess that a problem is that Brazil is a relatively young country compared to say Japan . Argentina has this same issue, actually worse since schools don 't like to put much emphasis on it in the first place the word folklore is practically associated exclusively with a music ...

Comment In: [Blog - 02/27/2015 - 03:53]

There 's also the part ...

There 's also the part that for many people watching a playthrough on YouTube has rendered demos useless so right now demos are useful only mostly to see if a game will work on your system .

Comment In: [Blog - 02/27/2015 - 03:08]

This can get you into ...

This can get you into trouble if you want to expand a group after the point where backwards compatibility needs to be maintained. You could change it so groups are assigned entire ranges larger than they need to be so later if you need to add something to a group ...