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My name is Brad Root and I'm a software engineer, music aficionado, video game junkie, and occasional unicyclist.

In my spare time, I build open source software, and write about my experiences as a programmer here on this blog.

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5 posts tagged with 'pico-8'
Making PICO-8 Development Easier

When I started developing for PICO-8 a couple weeks ago, I quickly realized that it wasn't really built in a way to be very portable. I like to develop on a couple different computers, so it's important to me that I can quickly transfer files around and maintain a consistent development environment between machines. So, I quickly hacked out an easy way to do that, and along the way made my life a…

What I’m Up To - Week 49, 2020

Howdy! This is my weekly post where I write about whatever programming-related stuff I got up to in the past week. Back of Beyond Phew, what a week. On Sunday night, my wife drew a title screen logo. I'd found Pixel Studio for iOS on the App Store, because I wanted to try drawing the logo on the iPad Pro with Apple Pencil, but my wife took it over and zoned out into it. This is the result: New…

What I’m Up To - Week 48, 2020

Howdy! This is my weekly post where I write about whatever programming-related stuff I got up to in the past week. Back of Beyond (a.k.a Space Game) Boy howdy, I put a lot of work into "Space Game" this week, complete with giving it (what I think is) a final name: "Back of Beyond". While reading Mikhail Bulgakov's "A Country Doctor's Notebook", in one of the stories he refers to the backwater…

What I’m Up To - Week 47, 2020

Howdy! This is my weekly post where I write about whatever programming-related stuff I got up to in the past week. Space Game for Pico-8 I began work this week on my first Pico-8 cart, which is simply called "Space Game" at the moment because I haven't had a flash of inspiration to call it anything else. The gist of the game will be something of a variation on the games Weird Worlds: Return to…

What I’m Up To - Week 46, 2020

Howdy! This is my weekly post where I write about whatever programming-related stuff I got up to in the past week. PiBar for iOS I admit I didn't work on PiBar for iOS at all this week. I am near the final stage for getting a beta out, but I'm waiting on an app icon from my friend and co-worker. Sure, that's really just an excuse to not work on it, but I am excited to get the app out. I've…