Milestone!

Posted by (twitter: @frimkron)
December 12th, 2009 5:40 pm

Well, I’ve come to the conclusion that I don’t have a clue what I’m doing when it comes to procedural generation. I should have had this done much sooner, but I’ve finally reached the stage where I have something which could be described as procedural dungeon generation.

I don’t actually have any graphics or gameplay, but I can now generate maps from a seed number. Here’s a section of map 0:


# # # # # . # # # # # . # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # #
# # . . . . . . . . . . . # # # # # # # # # # # # # # #
# # . . . . . . . . . . . # # # # # # # # # # # # # # #
# # . . . . . . . . . . . # # # # # # # # # # # # # # #
# # # . # # # . # X # # # # # # # # # # # . . . . . . X
# # # . # # # . # . # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # #
# # # . # # # . # . # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # #
# # # . # # # . # . # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # #
# # # . # # # . # . # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # #
# # # . . . . . # . # # . . . . # # # # # # # # # # # #
# # # . # # # . # . # # . . . . # # # # # # # # # # # #
# # # . # # # . . . X . . . . . . . . . . . . # # # # #
# # # . # # # . # . # # . . . . # # # # # # . . . # # #
# # # . # # # . . . . X . . . . X . . . . . . . . # # #
# # # . # # # . # # # # . . . . # # # # # # . . . # # #
# # # . # # # . # # # # . . . . # # # # # # X # # # # #
# # # . # # # . # # # # . . . . # # # # # # . # # # # #
# # # # # # # . # # # # . . . . . # # # # # . # # # # #
# # # # # # # . # # # # # # # # . # # # # # . # # # # #
. . . . . . X . . . . X # # # # X # # # # # . # # # # #
# # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # . . . . . . . X . . . .
# # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # . # # # # # . # # # # #
# . . . . . . . # # # # # # # # . # # # # # . # # # # #
# . . . . . . . # # # # # # # # . # # # # # . # # # # #

Once I’ve had some well-needed sleep I’ll get some graphics done, tilemap rendering, get a player walking around and introduce some treasures for him to find. Bah – there’s loads of time left 😉

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