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I work full time at a big software company, when I'm not doing that I'm developing games. I keep a development blog at www.byte56.com and you can follow me on twitter.

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comment Alternative to singleton based game class
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comment Alternative to singleton based game class
You might consider changing your account name, people like to know you're a bit more committed to the site when they put the time and effort into answering.
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comment Finite-state machine with more than one concurrent state
This is really your choice. It's a design decision that doesn't have a correct answer. Can you add more details about the problem that make it less of a "which to choose" type question?
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revised Finite-state machine with more than one concurrent state
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comment Making a player jump
I'd suggest you start with a basic tutorial and move on from there. You likely have a lot of questions and not just a single non-subjective question. You'd probably be better off asking on a more discussion oriented site like gamedev.net or reddit.com/r/gamedev. Whatever you do, I suggest you learn about the debugger and how you can use it to help with problems like this. Having no compile errors just means your syntax is correct. The debugger will help you track down errors that are not found at compile time, logic errors. Good luck!
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comment Making a player jump
Please include more information about what you're trying to do and exactly what's not working about it. "Not working" isn't very descriptive. Further, only include the code required for the problem. Please edit the question to include these details.
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answered How do I have a camera follow my object in Unity?
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comment InvalidCastException: Cannot cast from source type to destination type
Remember that just because you're making a game, it doesn't make your question a game development question. Type errors are not specific to game development, and are general to programming. You should seek an answer on stackoverflow instead.
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answered Installing Unreal Engine 4 in Ubuntu — setting OAuth
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comment How to calculate ray polygon intersection?
When you have trouble with homework, ask the professor, that's exactly what you're paying them for.
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comment Need Help to add a JOptionpane list to my Java Chess Game
You really need to narrow the scope of this question. Only one problem per post and only include the code related to that problem (if code is even needed!).
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revised How to move gameobject with touch on Android
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revised Responsive GUI with Unity and C# script
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comment What is the easiest way to develop a fixed perspective 2D game with an isometric tiled map using Javascipt?
Which technology to use questions are similarly off topic, for some of the same reasons.
Oct
20
comment JavaScript UI library (for games)?
Hey Howie, you've asked a few off topic questions. Please review the help center before asking further questions.
Oct
20
comment Unity 4.6 GUI causing issue
Images and maybe a small snippet of code might help here. Please edit the question with more details, and a more descriptive title would be great.
Oct
19
comment Place to find testers to try a new level in an existing game
Try asking your question in chat or a discussion oriented forum like gamedev.net or reddit.com/r/gamedev.
Oct
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revised How to check the Intersection the line and triangle in 3D
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revised How to check the Intersection the line and triangle in 3D
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comment Alternative to Update()
Sure, that's an option. It's just not good practice.