A Trip To The Dream Factory

A Trip To The Dream Factory

Today was an incredible day. Over the last several weeks, I have been in touch with with a gentleman who owns a company that rents, sells, services, and deals with arcade machines, slot machines, ATMs, coin pushers, pinball machines and more. It’s a very cool...
Arcade Parts Arrived

Arcade Parts Arrived

Today was a good day! The parts arrived for the arcade cabinet build. I got a Raspberry Pi 4 kit with case, pre-programmed SD card, HDMI to micro cable, power, and a DIY arcade kit that included several different colored buttons, joysticks and parts. Woo! Step 1: Take...
Arcade Side Quest: Space Fighter

Arcade Side Quest: Space Fighter

Last weekend, I realized I was spending a lot of time focusing on the artwork and visual design of the game. It had been a while (months) since I’d coded anything and even longer since I’d coded a game in Godot. So in an effort to knock the dust off, I...
Building Aseprite

Building Aseprite

After watching several videos on the topic of pixel art, researching some of the artists in the top of my search results, I decided to make the leap and change up my graphics creation strategy. For me, personally, it took quite a bit of time to figure out how to...
Beginning Pixel Art Work

Beginning Pixel Art Work

Next step for tackling this game is going to be pixel art, and lots of it. So I’m taking the time to familiarize myself with this relatively new (to me) art for and it’s nuances. First stop… Which program is the best to tackle this sort of work?...
Light Quest Update 1

Light Quest Update 1

This will be the first of hopefully many updates throughout this year on “Light Quest”. Light Quest will be a monster project that will consist of a full length feature film as well as a custom arcade cabinet designed and developed from scratch to be...
Beginning My Private Pilot Journey

Beginning My Private Pilot Journey

It Begins… Going After my Private Pilot Certificate If you’ve been following my blog for some amount of time, you may recall a few aviation and private pilot related posts. Well, my lovely wife booked a discovery flight for my birthday. Every single time I...