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Major milestone

There's been some serious celebration going on today! Well, actually I think I said "Yes" and might have fistpumped once, cause that's how I roll, but there was a party going on internally :) Today I decided I needed to sit down and actually play through to the end of a game. I had to try a few times (kept hitting and fixing bugs, and one time the dirty rascal AI actually got the better of me) and things were running really slow by the time I got there, but I made it! Defeated five heinous empires to take the crown of ruler of the world, or something like that. Such a good feeling to play through to the end, and see that it's going to be fun once I'm done with it! Of course, like a twit

I beat the computer!

Major, major milestone this week! I realise that I haven't posted for a while, partly because real life keeps getting in the way and partly because I've been bum down working on adding a first attempt at AI to Pax et Belli. The milestone? I played against and defeated an AI civilisation. It's the first time I've actually managed to play for long enough, with enough systems in place, to reach the point of defeating a civilisation. It was a really great feeling! Unfortunately, by that stage the game was running so slowly that the framerate was probably less than 1, so before I release my evil AI minions upon the world I'm doing some pretty deep optimisation work. Turns out that Unity (the

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