My second entry for JS1K was an animation: Nyan Cat 2.0.
So, sadly 2019’s JS1K edition was the last one, so I decided to participate with two entries! This post is about Fruit Crush Saga.
For my second JS1K entry I wanted to do something a bit different, so I created Stars, a 3D puzzle game.
Last year I didn’t have the time to participate in JS1K… but this one I could! I made two games, so this article describes the creation process of the first one: Memoji, a memory game.
Well, hasn’t it been a while? After all this time, I had to set up Octopress again, but I decided to migrate to Hugo instead.
So, what is it about shrinking some code to the point of unreadability that keeps people entering the same competition year after year?
Some time ago I wrote an article about using JS in the Code Jam competition; sometimes, the solution for its problems require need the processing of very large integer numbers, to the point where they exceed the maximum “real” integer length of JS.
Ever heard of Magic: The Gathering? Essentially, it’s a trading card game where players build their decks from a set of printed cards and then play each other; while strategy and skill play the biggest roles, luck is a determining factor as in any other card game.