Jess' Cool Blog

A cool blog of a plural collective! This is where we'll post stuff about gamedev, as well as random thoughts.



Roxy's Quest for Full Time Gamedev

Published on October 2, 2023.

I want to do gamedev full time, but I need your help!


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Roxy and the Infinite Curse of Capitalism

Published on July 3, 2023.

A post about finances and money.


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Color Blending in Shield Cat

Published on May 29, 2023.

Most everyone who has played Shield Cat has likely noticed the amount of color blending on display, making each screen feel unique. But how is this color blending achieved? Here we'll go over every bit of it.


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Cosmogelica and the Conversion to 32bit

Published on May 2, 2023.

Over the past month I've been working on converting Cosmogelica from palette-based rendering to true color rendering. But, what does this mean? And what is the difference? To help you understand and appreciate the significance of this, we have to go back into the past...


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DevLog: Cosmogelica, Story Mode, and High Resolutions

Published on April 11, 2023.

Working on Cosmogelica has been trickier than I originally anticipated, and I found out that the original style of development I was going for wasn't working. However, changing it brought its own challenges...


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The Persistence of Posting Online

Published on April 10, 2023.

They say that, whatever you post online, it'll last forever. But how true is that, really?


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