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POLYBOT-7, a 2018 7DRL

Back in 2012 I made a 7DRL by stripping down X@COM to create the original Cogmind prototype. Now, six years later, I’ve ripped Cogmind apart and put it back together as something else for yet another 7DRL :) I’ve always wanted to build more roguelikes, and the annual 7DRL challenge is a great opportunity to […]

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Cogmind Alpha Access LAUNCHED!

Cogmind is here! Pre-Alpha development has officially come to an end with the release of our first Alpha version over on the website. Thank you for your patience and support through the nearly two years that this blog has been sharing progress updates on the game. It’s been a long journey, and we’re not done […]

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Alpha Release State

Cogmind’s first public alpha release, scheduled for May as announced earlier, will be both playable and fun, but by no means done. This post explains what will and will not be included in the first release, and where development will go from there. What is ready? First and most importantly, what exactly can you already […]

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Cogmind Release Schedule

When Cogmind was rebooted in mid-2013, the intent was that it would be a relatively quick production that would take “about a year” to finish. As we approach the two-year mark, it’s looking like an accurate forecast would have been more than twice that. Of course, the original plan was to simply make “a polished […]

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