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bio website hittingtreeswithsticks.com
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My interests:

Comedy and Art:

I decided back in March/April, 2012 to combine Comedy with Art and start writing/drawing my own comics.

Web Development:

I wanted my own unique place to share these comics, so I started learning PHP to create my own website- Hitting Trees with Sticks.com, which I recently launched. Big thanks to the the Stackoverflow community for all of your guidance and encouragement.

Mandarin Chinese: (Moderator♦ on Chinese SE)

I've also been learning Mandarin Chinese for 6 years and have spent some time over in Taiwan (5 months) and Beijing (2 weeks). I was given the opportunity to provide interpretation for General Electric at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. To give back to StackExchange, I've recently become active in helping out on the Chinese Language and Usage site (http://chinese.stackexchange.com/).


Dec
30
revised Developing a browser-based RPG: Loading user data
added 553 characters in body
Dec
30
asked Developing a browser-based RPG: Loading user data
Aug
13
accepted How do I implement a 2D camera in JPanel?
Aug
13
accepted Best Practices for class usage and game architecture
Aug
13
comment Web single player 2d top-down RPG - background image, sprites, and new level loading
I'm using createJS/EaselJS right now for a library. But it doesn't seem to provide easy tilemap loading and drawing support. Which library is the easiest to implement the tilemap? Should I use Canvas Engine over Create JS? I tried following this tutorial (gamedev.tutsplus.com/tutorials/implementation/…) to write my own interpreter, but it's an Action Script 3 tut... so some of the methods/libraries he uses I don't have access to.
Aug
13
comment How do I keep my character centred on screen?
Hi Byte, I've implemented what you said with success... I think. But now I'm running into issues... can you help take a look? One guy said I actually don't need any cam variables... and offered an alternative method... stackoverflow.com/questions/18199373/…
Aug
13
accepted 2D game level progression
Aug
13
accepted Web single player 2d top-down RPG - background image, sprites, and new level loading
Aug
11
asked Control sprite animation speed using Create JS
Aug
6
asked Web single player 2d top-down RPG - background image, sprites, and new level loading
Jul
30
accepted Tetris - Rotations using Linear Algebra (Rotation Matrices)
Jul
30
comment Should NPC dialog be stored in XML or in a script?
what would you recommend using if you were to build this game in JavaScript to be embedded on a website? Can I store the text in a database and access with PHP, or should I go with JSON? If I do go with JSON, can you give a quick pseudocode example of how I would structure a sample script and give a sample parsing code? Thank you
Jul
29
awarded  Commentator
Jul
16
comment 2D game level progression
@AmitApollo I don't know how to use any existing game Engines. Should I be using one? I'm building my own Java game from scratch
Jul
16
revised How do I implement a 2D camera in JPanel?
added 147 characters in body
Jul
16
asked How do I implement a 2D camera in JPanel?
Jul
16
comment How to add a scrolling camera to a 2D Java game?
@nathan can you please explain why you need those offsets? (offsetMaxX, offsetMaxY, offsetMinX, offsetMinY)
Jul
16
asked Best Practices for class usage and game architecture
Jul
16
asked 2D game level progression
Apr
24
comment Java Tetris - Matrix Rotations
@Byte56 haha im glad you like them! I can do a unicorn :D