Author Archives: Chris
Our game is starting to look the part, but when I tried to teach the game to someone new they immediately made an illegal move, taking one of my pieces in the process. The game was an immediate wash and … Continue reading
We have our game together and it’s actually playable. To discover the various ways of improving it I suggest you spend some time playing it. If something is less than perfect now, then it will be a fatal frustration for … Continue reading
The last step between us and a playable game is being able to move our pieces around. There’s many a slip twixt playable and fun though. After this post you can try playing the game and I assure you it … Continue reading
We often get told the right thing to do which is expedient but it’s not very educational. Why is it the right thing to do? What if the person instructing you is wrong? Sometimes an illuminating method of finding the … Continue reading
If you’ve been following along from the previous post you’ll have screen showing a classic chequered board ready and waiting for pieces to be put on it. There are several ways to tackle this problem, each with their trade-offs. The … Continue reading
If you have followed the previous post you will have a perfectly black screen. This is not terribly exciting so we are going to make our view draw a chessboard pattern.
The current project is a board game called RPS Chess created by a cartoonist called Tailsteak who, among other things, writes Leftover Soup. The rules are einfach enough to be described in a single comic. To follow along at home, … Continue reading
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