Tomas Varaneckas

The crazy gamedev fanatic who is behind the Game Hero website.

Project Pivot

Project Pivot

Open source 2D roguelike survival sandbox, very early in development.

Game Hero Minigame

Game Hero Minigame

Web based adventure that lets you explore Game Hero community while playing a game. Meet the gamedev NPCs, find games scattered around!

Tank Island

Tank Island

Tank Island is an open source 2D top down shooter game that was created with Ruby using Gosu game development library while writing "Developing Games with Ruby"

Advice for solo hobbyist game developers

Advice for solo hobbyist game developers

If you are a solo hobbyist game developer who doesn't have much time for it, don't pick a low level framework, and don't build your game from scratch...

Starting today, Project Pivot will be developed as open source: https://github.com/spajus/project-pivot

Project Pivot Week 3

Showcase of progress after 3 weeks of work on Project Pivot. Enemies roam and follow player, you can shoot things and dig walls.

Playing around with pixel shaders

Playing around with pixel shaders

Testing out bloom shader, looks much better than plain tilemap.

Game Hero island voxel art

Game Hero island voxel art

Playing around with #magicavoxel and thinking about building a mini-game for gamehero.org promo

I'm quite satisfied with how game page looks like at the moment.

Want to use this music in your game? Contact me and I'll provide you with a download link.