BW - a post-mortem

Hello. I’m writing this blog post to mention the fact I’m opening up an old and abandoned project’s sources for anyone’s curiosity. It was an attempt at porting a Pico8 project to Love2D for now forgotten reasons. It ended up as a sandbox project to test a few things. The source is here : Github Here's a screenshot of how it looked at one point And I’m going to copy the README of the source repository I just wrote for people that don’t want to check it out on the link. …

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Writing an ECS engine from scratch

(Note : Désolé pour les francophones, ce billet a pour objectif premier d’être sur un autre site, en anglais.) Entity Component System is an interesting pattern. Instead of thinking a game entity as having data and logic, an ECS pushes you to move instead separate logic from data. Think as logic as a factory processing some raw material to craft an object. There are a lot of writing about ECS theory and conception, from vague explanation to explain the reasons behind storing entities in contiguous memory (we’ll get to that term later). …

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