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BombSquad Modding Guide Episode 7: Creating co-op games

Hey folks, It’s been a while, so it’s time for another modding example.. I just released BombSquad 1.4.7, which adds a big new feature under the hood: you can now now create new co-op mode games, complete with their own online high-score lists and star … Continue reading

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BombSquad on fireTV!

I’m happy to announce BombSquad’s third official platform: Amazon Fire TV. The game runs quite nicely on this little guy; I was able to crank the quality to high and add anti-aliasing and a few other bells and whistles. It … Continue reading

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Trailer!

I finally got around to putting together a little trailer for BombSquad…  I apparently didn’t get the memo that this sort of things is generally done *before* a game is released I’ll probably keep tweaking it over time, so let … Continue reading

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New BombSquad Portal on Duxter

Hey BombSquadders, The awesome folks over at Duxter have been helping me put together a rather nifty BombSquad portal, and today we’re officially kicking it off with a prize giveaway; (everyone loves prizes!) Check it out: Duxter BombSquad Portal There’s … Continue reading

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BombSquad Modding Guide Episode 6: Meteor Shower

Ok; enough with the expositional stuff already… today we’re going to make an actual, playable, (hopefully) enjoyable mini-game. It’s called ‘Meteor Shower’, and it’s pretty simple. You run around a platform as bombs fall from the sky at an ever … Continue reading

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BombSquad Modding Guide Episide 5: Core Concepts

This episode is just a brain-dump of basic scripting types and concepts, intended to be used as a reference guide. We’ll get back to writing code next episide.  Anyway, let’s dive right in: Classes to Be Familiar With: bs.Session Represents … Continue reading

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BombSquad Modding Guide Episode 3: Intro to Game Scripts

Ok, I just completed the BombSquad 1.3.13 update, and now we can really start to have some fun. In this update I added the ability to create your own scripts or override all of the game’s internal ones, so you … Continue reading

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BombSquad Modding Guide Episode 2: Remove the 8 Player Limit

Hi again folks. Today we’re doing something simple but useful: turning off BombSquad’s player limits.  I’ve gotten asked how to do this a fair amount so I thought it’d be worthwhile writing it down. I built BombSquad’s engine to support … Continue reading

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BombSquad Modding Guide Episode 1: Hello World

Alright let’s do this.  Its time to mod the squad. In this first tutorial we’re going to learn how to issue commands to BombSquad as it is running, which is very useful for modding and tinkering purposes. What you’ll need: … Continue reading

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Ok now what?

I realize it’s been forever and a day since I updated this blog, but it’s time to get started again. A year and a half ago I released BombSquad on the Mac App Store. A lot has happened since then: … Continue reading

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