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Tiny Coding: Making Big Games With Little Code

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How I made a 3D game in only 2KB of JavaScript

Months ago, when I heard that the legendary JS1k game jam would not be continuing, I talked it over with some other devs and decided to help fill the void we would host a 2k game jam on itch called … Continue reading

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Egg Time Rewind – An egg cracking low res shooter

Time REWINDS you die… but your PREVIOUS LIVES remain. This game was made in 4 days for Nokia 3310 Jam 2 with the limitation of 84×48 resolution and only 2 colors. The them was “Death is Good”. It is written … Continue reading

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JSONCrush – Compress JSON into URL friendly strings

I just open sourced an amazingly useful tool called JSONCrush. This simple system allows for excellent compression of URI encoded JSON strings using the JSCrush algorithm. It seems almost like magic how well it works. The minified version is under … Continue reading

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ZzArt – Abstract Art Evolution

This tool generates GLSL shaders (basically a bunch of math equations) that you can evolve into incredibly varied works of abstract generative art. Images can be bookmarked, save as HD pngs or exported as GLSL shader code. The satellite feature … Continue reading

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Dissecting A Dweet #8: Shattered Tunnel

Howdy, folks! Today we will be looking at the JavaScript code behind this amazing 3D tunnel effect. This code has an interesting lineage so we’ll also talk about some of the history behind it. for(c.width|=k=i=960;z=–i;x.fillStyle=`hsl(0 99%${i/9}%`)x.fillRect(k-z*C(j=i/k+t/4)+S(m=k*j)*(r=1e5/z),540+C(m)*r-z*S(j),s=3e4/z*S(j*9),s) View post on imgur.com … Continue reading

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Bounce Back Postmortem

The JS13k competition has been going on every year since 2012 but this was my first year entering. Participants get 1 month to make an original 13 kilobyte JavaScript game. This year the theme was “Back” and there were 245 … Continue reading

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ZzFX – Zuper Zmall Zeeded Zound Zynth

Major update to ZzFX, my JavaScript sound effect generator! The browser is greatly improved with many more options. You can even download wave files! The micro version is still under 500 bytes. Live Demo: zzfx.3d2k.com GitHub: github.com/KilledByAPixel/ZzFX Here’s the latest … Continue reading

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Dissecting A Dweet #7: Parallax Mountains

Today we will dissect the tiny JavaScript code that draws a parallax background with mountains and sky. This simple code can be used as a base to create different types of background scenes for your game or website. for(w=i=99;i–;)for(j=0;j<9;x.fillRect(i*20,j++?w*j+w+w*C(q/9)/j+59*C(q/3.9)/j:0,20,3e3))q=(j*w+i+t*j**3),x.fillStyle=R(9+j*40%w,j*20,w-j*9) View … Continue reading

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Bogus Roads: LowRez Game Jam

My 64×64 pixel game for LowRezJam is out, go play it now! This game is a complete experience with everything from a main menu to a win screen and tons of polish. The gameplay is simple but I invested a … Continue reading

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