LibGDX post #5: We’ve got flapping firefly wings, folks.

The designer in me just couldn’t get past this omission. Yes, I could could have launched my app with it,…

LibGDX post #4: Counting the drags, adding sound, and designing a splashscreen

For those five or six of you reading these LibGDX posts, my apologies. I took a bit of a hiatus…

Pixar birthdays and crazy grandparents

I’ve always been an over-the-top parent when it came to my kids’ birthdays. Being a designer certainly didn’t help matters…

LibGDX post #3: Drawing the fireflies

This was a tough one for me. I knew enough about Java that it made sense to create a Firefly…

Attempting to free myself from a cloud named Adobe

I have nothing against Adobe. I’ve been using their products my entire working life (since late 1988), and I’ll continue…

LibGDX post #2: Setting up a splashscreen

The first thing I had to figure out, was how to begin with a 2-3 second splash screen, and automatically go…

How to add a Snapchat link to your mobile website

Just a short post here for folks who need to promote their Snapchat username. Obviously, this won’t really do anything…

Lunch Bag Dad

I’m not exactly sure how all this got started. My daughter, Emily, might comment below after she sees this, because…

LibGDX post #1: Sketching out the general idea

This is the first in a series of posts covering my trials and tribulations of creating Olivia’s Fireflies, my first…

Ma femme est à Paris, so I’m building my first Android game

It’s quite possible my wife got the better end of the deal here. She gets to travel to Paris with my niece (pictured above),…

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