About drZool (twitter: @drZool)

A dad of two lovely children. Game Programmer @ Muskedunder Interactive


drZool's Trophies

The "There's Hills under Them Thar Oil" Award
Awarded by keeyai
on April 28, 2008
The Golden Claw
Awarded by Papper
on December 30, 2007
I don't know "Whale" to say
Awarded by PoV
on December 6, 2007
Fake AJAX Master
Awarded by philhassey
on December 6, 2007
The Extraordinary Crouching Farmer Award
Awarded by DrPetter
on November 19, 2007

drZool's Archive

It’s harvest time!

Posted by (twitter: @drZool)
Monday, December 8th, 2014 4:10 pm


Main mechanic is done. You can now be a full time farmer.


What does the fox say?

Posted by (twitter: @drZool)
Sunday, December 7th, 2014 8:40 am




Danger lurks around the corner!


Slim StateMachine in C#

Posted by (twitter: @drZool)
Saturday, December 6th, 2014 4:20 pm


My chickens are run by this statemachine.


Chicken Race!

Posted by (twitter: @drZool)
Saturday, December 6th, 2014 3:55 pm

Lets chase some chickens!



Posted by (twitter: @drZool)
Saturday, December 6th, 2014 1:38 pm


It’s progessing slowly and I felt Iwas getting no where so I made some chickens for my own amusement.


The Farmer II

Posted by (twitter: @drZool)
Saturday, December 6th, 2014 2:24 am

This game will be a sequel to The Farmer, a game I made for LD #7


I got some tiles on the screen for this top down version.



Posted by (twitter: @drZool)
Sunday, April 22nd, 2012 10:49 am


Enemies spawn slimeballs when they die, splatting goo on the walls and ground.

Enemy navigation

Posted by (twitter: @drZool)
Saturday, April 21st, 2012 8:42 am

NavMesh & Agents was a breeze to add. See this link for a quick tutorial. Also that blue looks cool, I might add something in that style.

You find yourself here

Posted by (twitter: @drZool)
Saturday, April 21st, 2012 6:14 am








You begin in a small confined room. (Unity3D by the way)

This is a FPS, and Unity has been kind to me so far. Next up I need something to shoot.

Zolcan playable-ish

Posted by (twitter: @drZool)
Saturday, December 17th, 2011 2:36 pm


So I’ve spent the first day setting up Flixel, searching for map editors (found DAME), making the hero run animation (Export from flash to png with Zoë). Compile all this into something playable-ish:


Zolcan Concept

Posted by (twitter: @drZool)
Saturday, December 17th, 2011 6:16 am


So I’ve begun my entry. It’s called Zolcan. You are an astronomer traveling to a distant planet. Your buddies disappears and you are stranded, alone, on this alien jungle planet. Classic shmup story and game play.

Mockup for a racer!

Posted by (twitter: @drZool)
Friday, August 19th, 2011 11:26 pm


This might look wierd. It’s a mockup of a 1st person racer in pseudo 3d. First goal is to make the car behave fun. Then try to get this look.




Posted by (twitter: @drZool)
Sunday, May 29th, 2011 2:54 pm

Im going to bed posting my tech demo of a generated world, rendering 10000+ sprites at 50 fps in flash.


Until next time gadget! Next time!



Auuuuu! Terrible progress!

Posted by (twitter: @drZool)
Sunday, May 29th, 2011 8:18 am

I finally got a screen from the game. Next LD I need to be away from my family. Im glad if there is anything playable at all at the deadline.
I can’t wait to play all your games. I want to blow stuff up!


Posted by (twitter: @drZool)
Saturday, May 28th, 2011 12:21 am

A: Name of the game: Auuuuu!

B: Description: You must have GOLD! You only have $100. Buy tools, go
dig. Sell ore. Buy dynamite, plant dynamite!
C: One mockup image:

D: Definition of Done:
[ ] Titlescreen with themes: Dig, Drill, Detonate
[ ] Move the miner
[ ] Drill rock, not stone nor ore
[ ] Generated, persistent scrolling world
[ ] Plant explosives
[ ]  Plant & light fuses.
[ ]  Explode rock, stone, ore and player
[ ]  rock drops ore
[ ] Die
[ ] Open shop
[ ]  Sell ore
[ ]  Buy tools, explosives, fuse
[ ] Soundeffects
[ ] Challenge of some sort (enemy?, thieves?, economy?, weather?, cpu/human competant?)


Announcing MiniLD #26

Posted by (twitter: @drZool)
Tuesday, May 10th, 2011 1:27 pm

The date is set!

May 27 – 29, 2011

Update #5 :by PoV

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Update #4 :D

Choose your own theme or themes from the list, Please state your theme(s) in the titlescreen of your entry

  • Descend
  • Demolish
  • Destroy
  • Detonate
  • Dig
  • Dirt
  • Drill
  • Dynamite


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