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Monthly Archives: March 2019

Roguelike Level Design Addendum: Static or Procedural?

Having walked through both static and procedural map design in the previous posts, this is a good opportunity to examine the qualities and value of each. Why use one over the other? Why not use both? Roguelikes tend to be associated with procedurally generated maps, so much so that we see mainstream non-roguelike games having […]

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Kyzrati is on Patreon

Well here we are, after eight years of roguelike development and blogging, it’s time to try a little something new: I’ve set up a Patreon page! If you’ve never heard of it before, Patreon is basically a subscription service through which you can support individual creators and their work. A number of developers have relied […]

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Roguelike Level Design Addendum: Procedural Layouts

Last time I described the entire design and creation process behind Cogmind’s latest new map, though a single map can’t quite cover all aspects of the so-called “standardized approach” I’ve taken to level design in Cogmind. So we’re back again today to expand that article with a look at some more potential parts of the […]

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