Michael Barrett

DC Area developer looking to build things that make people happy.

GM Core

As I mentioned in my previous post, I have been working on Evenfall Arcane for a little over a year. While a good chunk of that time was spent building out some of

Evenfall Arcane

I've announced my long-term game project, Evenfall Arcane. Evenfall is a top-down, open world action RPG with a focus on spellcasting. It is a love letter to games that shaped my childhood, like

GameMaker: Image Index In-Depth

In GameMaker, sprite resources are bound to an object via the sprite_index variable on the object. Once a sprite is set (either by assigning it to the variable or selecting it in

GameMaker: YYC On Windows 10

I recently got the YoYoCompiler working in GameMaker on Windows 10 for a project of mine. I had to do a bit of research to figure out exactly what I needed to do,

Passion vs Trade

When I was younger, around my teenage years, I began dabbling in game development. I had always had an itch to make some kind of game before that, be it totally imaginary with

Ellicott City

Please consider donating Just a few nights ago, Historic Old Ellicott City in Maryland experienced some of the worst flooding in the history of the town. The strip itself, often just referred to

Game Project

I've been working hard over the past three months on a new game project. Its not so new now that I've spent three months working on it, but its the latest venture I've