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Monthly Archives: April 2015

The Living Dungeon

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Having introduced the world of Cogmind from a macro perspective, we now zoom in on the anatomy of individual floors. In a majority of roguelikes, the content of a given dungeon map is unchanging, and individual encounters on that map play out in relative isolation. When you arrive there are X number of enemies in […]

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A World of Robots

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In the previous post we discussed many of the traditional vs. unique characteristics of Cogmind, but one area was just too big to not cover on its own: the makeup of the world itself. For over a year on this blog we’ve demonstrated individual mechanics and features, along with how those fit into a bigger […]

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Cogmind the Roguelike

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Probably one of the latest hot marketing terms to see rampant use in the indie scene is “roguelike,” regardless of whether it really suits the game in question. No, I don’t plan to tackle that can of worms (the topic gets more than enough attention over on /r/roguelikes), but I would like to begin a […]

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