Cross-posted as it’s so info dense..
I’m not good at keeping up with the forums.. But I have had a few queries lately.
CMO is coming along fine, but slowly.. My periods of slowness / distance were somewhat exacerbated by *cough* separation after decades of marriage and not knowing what my life situation was going to be for the foreseeable future *cough* then followed by a lot of redecorating and getting ill.. I’m functionally ok now but I’m still likely to have down time because there’s a lot of adjustment left to do that will end up taking up a ton of my “free” time.
^ That’s probably TMI but it might help with certain people who’ve been nagging, lol. (None of you I speak to much, don’t worry haha!)
Here’s a video of a new level in progress: https://youtu.be/umhQKP8zoGk
And text from my latest patreon update
Hex Night dev is going well, I've been making a lot of progress on the factory levels (see video) made many more creature types, improved graphics in many areas, and most importantly - due to improvements in Scorpion Engine itself and optimisation at my end.. The minimum spec for the game is any A1200HD* or CD32 - it no longer requires fast RAM. There are some hectic occasions where having fast RAM or a faster CPU prevents a few framerate drops but nothing major. It also runs well on equivalents of the A1200's 020 CPU - it doesn't require AGA (though there is an enhanced AGA build with some extra effects and fancier backgrounds)
Twitch streaming is largely on hold at the moment as I'm working on parts of the game I don't want everyone to see yet. I might stream some art/asset production shortly.. I've also had a string of health issues, but I won't go into those here. It hasn't been fun, anyway.
I've started preparing a fresh demo since the performance is so much better right now. The video above is a work in progress industrial section, which you might consider spoilers. I'll also do some proper promotional video at some point soon, hopefully before christmas.
I hope you're all well, and speak soon...
OH! Worth mentioning I'm branching out into new socials, given the mess that Twitter is in right now. To start with, Mastodon: https://mastodonapp.uk/@mixelslab
Once Hive has a proper web version and probably a functional handle system (lol) I'll probably link to that too.