A blog following the development of Dark Matter (temporary name), a turn-based space strategy game.
January 20, 2012
Custom Galaxy Shapes Implemented!
All this mucking around with XML is paying off! Modders can now create custom galaxy shapes by entering (x,y) coordinates and a name into an XML file and placing it in a folder called CustomGalaxies in the game directory. The way you enter the points is to imagine that you're drawing the shape without ever "taking your pencil off the paper."