Announcements

New Note about Lifeforms

posted Aug 24, 2019, 8:50 AM by Bill Lahti

There is a new note about the Lifeforms game. It has a video of phase 1, in which players secretly place new cells on a game board before proceeding to battle.

Two Player Variations of Game of Life

posted Aug 10, 2019, 10:55 AM by Bill Lahti

There is a new note with research about two player variations of Conway's  Game Of Life.

Long Ago in a Retro Galaxy (iOS)

posted Feb 7, 2019, 3:15 PM by Bill Lahti


Long Ago in a Retro Galaxy ...

posted Feb 7, 2019, 6:45 AM by Bill Lahti   [ updated Feb 7, 2019, 6:46 AM ]


Double Star in App Store

posted Feb 3, 2019, 8:13 AM by Bill Lahti   [ updated Feb 3, 2019, 8:40 AM ]

Double Star is now available in the iOS App Store.  Install the game.

Double Star is a turn-based, single player, space war game. In the game, you are captain of a powerful starship. Your mission: Search the stars, find the alien home world, destroy their world. 




Double Star for iOS ... coming soon

posted Dec 7, 2018, 7:13 AM by Bill Lahti   [ updated Dec 8, 2018, 10:42 AM ]


The Double Star II game is headed to the App Store. 

Early access testing of Double Star for iOS has started. The game is available via Apple's TestFlight app.
Instructions for joining the testing group are here:  https://testflight.apple.com/join/jBk0Mb64.

The early access version is the full game. All twenty levels are available. The app is complete except for access to leaderboards on Game Center.

Presentation: Developing Android Games in Unity

posted Nov 14, 2018, 10:25 AM by Bill Lahti   [ updated Nov 14, 2018, 10:45 AM ]

On November 13, Bill Lahti presented at the Tridroid Meetup group in North Carolina. Read this if you're interested in how two of the games featured on Wglxy.com were constructed.

The slides for this presentation are attached below. And they are available as a shared PDF file or as a shared Google Drive presentation file.

Bill Lahti will talk about what it's like to develop game apps in Unity, after having developed apps and games in the standard Android environment. Bill recently released Double Star II, a space strategy game, on the Google Play store. The game is a complete rewrite of an earlier Double Star game, which was released in February 2016.

This talk will cover the following topics: Unity environment, game development versus regular development, Java-C# differences, what it's like learning to be a game developer, suggestions on where to start, etc.




Double Star II Released on Google Play

posted Nov 1, 2018, 1:38 PM by Bill Lahti

Version 1.0 of Double Star II is out. The game was released on Google Play on October 30, 2018.

Find the alien home world. Save the galaxy.

Double Star II - Early Access

posted Sep 1, 2018, 5:31 AM by Bill Lahti   [ updated Sep 1, 2018, 5:34 AM ]

The Double Star II game is now available on Google Play as an Early Access release. It is a complete rewrite of the game.

Double Star is a turn-based, single player, space war game. It is available for Android phones and tablets. For more information, click here:  Double Star on Tumblr. 

Improved Double Star on the Way

posted Jun 19, 2018, 11:37 AM by Bill Lahti

A major update is underway. Follow the progress here: Double Star on Tumblr.

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