July 12, 2020 ryanjuckett No comments

RJ_IMAGE (version 1)

While working on some new graphics features, I needed to store and load an intermediate image files with floating point pixel data. Up until this point any intermediate texture data generated by my build pipeline was stored as TGA files. This was useful if I needed to inspect the data because I could just load […]

December 19, 2017 ryanjuckett No comments

Improving the Font Pipeline

This post will be a bit different than my normal technical posts. Rather than covering a successful finished system, this will be a glimpse into the process of (hopefully) getting to that point in the future. With INVERSUS finally out on all platforms, I can clean up some of the engine’s rough edges, and one […]

October 5, 2017 ryanjuckett No comments

The Complexity of Simplicity: Rendering INVERSUS Deluxe

When discussing the visual style of INVERSUS, there has always been an amusing contrast between the random YouTube comment saying that “this could run on an Atari” and the periodic questions asking how I’m actually managing to draw what is happening on screen. We’re going to take a detailed walk through how INVERSUS Deluxe composes […]