Finally, the game gets the thing you’ve all been waiting for: rocket launchers. The ballistics look great, but we stumble into a new problem: how do we attach particle emitters to moving objects? Not a hard problem for a single-player game, but rather tricky in multiplayer. Along the way, we do some necromancy and bring our old HUD code back from the grave. Also: we discuss the Dogecoin boom, the slightly less impressive but still-booming XLM boom, and our accidental cryptocurrency wealth.
- An ADSR envelope is a common device for modifying how electronic instruments sound: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Envelope_(music)
- Iron Maiden’s first album is called Iron Maiden and contains a song called “Iron Maiden”: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iron_Maiden_(album)#Track_listing
- We mentioned his before, but it’s good to revisit Mark Essen’s Randy Balma: Municipal Abortionist every once in a while: https://messhof.itch.io/randy-balma-municipal-abortionist