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E. Zachary Knight's Blog

 

I am an indepedent game developer with Divine Knight Gaming, founder and chief editor of Oklahoma Game Development and a web developer. In my game development, I work with HaxeFlixel to create cross platform games for Linux, Mac, Windows and Web platforms. I am currently working on a series of action adventure games with the first being Shattered Star: Prelude. 

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Member Blogs

Posted by E. Zachary Knight on Thu, 29 Oct 2015 07:55:00 EDT in Business/Marketing
The Library of Congress released its latest round of exemptions to the DMCA's anti-circumvention clause. This process is completely pointless and ineffective.


Posted by E. Zachary Knight on Mon, 30 Mar 2015 01:30:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Indie
Sleep and sanity? No need for that here. Check out our experience at Super! BitCon as we made a game while visitors got to play games


Posted by E. Zachary Knight on Tue, 17 Feb 2015 06:52:00 EST in Production, Indie
There are a LOT of tools available for game developers. This is the list of tools we use.


Posted by E. Zachary Knight on Tue, 21 Oct 2014 02:00:00 EDT in
In which I publicly state my opposition to bullying and harassment in the games industry.


Posted by E. Zachary Knight on Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:41:00 EDT in Design, Console/PC, Indie
This is why these guys are my game dev heroes.


Posted by E. Zachary Knight on Fri, 20 Jun 2014 02:35:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Indie
Despite our bafflement, Let's Play videos are an extremely controversial issue. Here is our perspective.



E. Zachary Knight's Comments

Comment In: [News - 10/17/2018 - 09:23]

This is what people ask ...

This is what people ask for when they demand that Nintendo cram more powerful hardware into their consoles. Many people complained about the relative lack of power the Switch had compared to the PS4 and XBone. You get a 1000 tablet.

Comment In: [News - 10/17/2018 - 05:29]

All popular media has some ...

All popular media has some kind of political message attached to it. It is extremely hard, bordering on impossible to divorce all politics from art. Even Marvel movies, the very definition of popcorn flick, have overt political messages as their main themes. They are no less entertaining because of them.

Comment In: [News - 10/17/2018 - 01:45]

I love this idea. I ...

I love this idea. I wish that there was a more widely supported and used alternative for GIF, but we have to use what is available. I understand that not all games will benefit from this, mostly due to the lossy compression that GIF uses, but many retro style games ...

Comment In: [News - 10/16/2018 - 12:02]

Are they localized in that ...

Are they localized in that they show the price in the local currency by simply running the US price through a conversion table or are they localized in that they adjust the price to the spending power of the local currency lowering the price in regions where a 20 game ...

Comment In: [News - 10/16/2018 - 01:50]

Oh how I miss the ...

Oh how I miss the days of Game Sharks and Action Replays. Those were great times. Cheating in games was so nice, especially when it dropped the grind from back breaking to a leisurely walk. Now that everything is online, and so much of the game experience is controlled by ...

Comment In: [News - 10/10/2018 - 11:25]

Second Quest was already a ...

Second Quest was already a feature of the original Zelda. You get to tackle it after beating the game. You could also directly access it by putting your name in as Zelda. It shuffled dungeons, items, and hidden secrets around. It also upped the difficulty.