I made a game last month.

SKYVINE is an endless game where you have to avoid obstacles while climbing up to infinity. It’s very simple, not that original, and sadly not very fun.

The little guy in the game has multiple items in his backpack. Every time you get hit by an obstacle, you lose an item. The less you have, the faster you go. The less you’re good at it, the more it gets difficult. You can also drop items if you want to by pressing SPACEBAR to get higher quicker. But it’s a gamble!

Despite its awful game design, it was made for a game jam (I had a month to do it), and I should be happy I was able to finish it. There’s music, SFXs, fantastic graphics (thanks Cab!), a full flow (intro, game, outro), and you can kill cats in it! How awesome is that!?

That game was my first try at developing a personal project as a dad. I should be proud of myself as I worked an hour here and there on it when time allowed.

So, here it is! Play it, hate it, and wish me good luck on my next project!

Satellite broadband provider SkyeVine has had a stressful first few months, not least because of problems with its satellite provider, but the company appears to be finding its feet — and finding subscribers in some unlikely places.

Meant as a broadband service for outlying and other underserviced areas that don’t have access to fixed lines and 3G networks, SkyeVine has discovered that users in some areas one wouldn’t necessarily think of as underserviced are demanding satellite-based broadband, too.

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