Busy weekend!

It’s going to be a busy weekend for me – getting ready to go on a mini – vacation and all, but I’m hoping to squeeze in some time on a new project I’m working on that will hopefully show up here soon. Construct 2 has given me the inspiration to create a mini game. While it’s probably not something that would fit in Ludum Dare, it’ll be in that spirit.

Screen shaking and particles in Construct 2

I downloaded the latest version of Construct 2 and started playing around with things. Tonight you can see the particle effects,and click the button to shake the screen. So many possibilities here.

Running Construct 2 even if you have a Mac

I was able to create a simple windows 2008 instance on EC2 with these handy instructions:
http://docs.amazonwebservices.com/AWSEC2/latest/WindowsGuide/Welcome.html

Specifically: http://docs.amazonwebservices.com/AWSEC2/latest/WindowsGuide/EC2Win_GetStarted.html
Just sign up for a free account, get the instance running. Log in via remote desktop and install the construct 2 software and you are good to go! Add dropbox and you can develop completely remotely and from any computer you like. Woot!