Author Archives: Mister Donovan

Feedback, Shmeedback, I’m Done.

This post is only meant to serve as a courtesy for any lost soul who may have read them in the past. I’m done with the blog and demos. My original concept of developing a successful game based on user … Continue reading

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New Release of The Dead Miles

Version 1.1 of The Dead Miles is done. You can download it through the link below: Download The Dead Miles, Version 1.1 The main difference between this version and the last version is the travel map. Travel in the last … Continue reading

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Working On The New Version

Even though I only had six people provide me with feedback, I am confident that the game has improved because of it.  Thanks, Liza, Marshall, Don, S-M-R, Mark and Ari. I’ve actually completed these changes already: Prevent the player from being … Continue reading

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New Dead Miles Beta Available

I’m finished with the beta.  It will be available until April 1st. Here is the link: The Dead Miles 1.1 Beta (The link has been removed since the beta period ended on April 1st). If you would like to help, … Continue reading

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Almost Done…. Really.

Honestly.  I’m almost done.  I really want to get this finished because I am eager to start my iPod/iPhone shooter game.  I also want to have it ready as a make-up assignment for my students.  That is a major reason … Continue reading

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Almost Done.

I’ve completed most of my initial check list for the update: -The travel map is done. -Calories, fatigue and hunger update when the player is on the travel map. -I included an animated Camp button which allows the player to … Continue reading

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The Travel Mini-Game Update

Slowly, but surely, I have started modifying how The Dead Miles handles travel. Here is a list of what has been completed: -The map is randomly generated. The northern coast is all beach, but everything else is random. -Clicking and … Continue reading

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Redesigning The Dead Miles

I didn’t get a lot of feedback for The Dead Miles, but what I did get says it all.  The game isn’t fun.  It was too statistical and not many people really enjoy interpreting data. So, after taking a break … Continue reading

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Feedback needed for The Dead Miles

I’ve made freeware games before.  I did it only for the challenge and the knowledge that I produced something that entertained some people; if only for a few minutes.  In 2000, I would get feedback on the software that I … Continue reading

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Welcome.

This site exists as a way for me to share my games and ideas.  Your comments, including criticisms, are welcome, but please keep it clean or they will never see the light of day here. -Donovan

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