Contents tagged with azure

  • Back - Again!

    Tags: azure, general

    Sorry for the outages this weekend - I recently enrolled in Microsoft's BizSpark program, and took advantage of the MSDN Premium Azure subscription. Unfortunately, there were some issues getting my old subscription migrated to the new one, but here we are! Hopefully this week I'll be able to post more information about Infestation, as well as get more done on it! 

    I'm currently overhauling the wave management logic to give me more flexibility in how/when creatures spawn. Additionally, it will allow me to statically pre-compute some pathing routes, which will help performance greatly. Maybe I'll put together a post describing it for posterity.

  • It's On

    Tags: orchard, infestation, business, azure

    Welcome to my website! I'm going to be posting more in coming days as I put together more content for Infestation. It's always interesting how much time is spent running a business that doesn't have anything to do whatsoever with actually building a game. I decided to host this site in the Azure cloud, using Orchard as the main app. I chose Orchard because it had been refactored and tested for Azure, and I liked the powerful simplicity of the features it offered. Azure can be a bit tricky at times, as it took me a while to realize that while I'd set up the subscription a few months earlier, I hadn't yet gotten all of the correct certificates installed. In addition, I had a re-tread afternoon when I had to add the RDP settings into the service def and config files.