RoguelikeDev does the Complete Roguelike Tutorial

Reddit's r/roguelikedev are running the annual "make a roguelike" event again this year. This is the tutorial that led me down the road to Hands-on Rust, I wholeheartedly recommend it.

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Pre-ordering Hands-on Rust

As release approaches, there's a few ways to pre-order Hands-on Rust around the world.

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50% Off Sale through May 6, 2021

Hands-on Rust is 50% off right now with the coupon "FirstImpressions2021".

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Rust Linz Meetup, 4/22/2021 17:30 GMT+2

I'll be speaking at the Rust Linz Meetup today. You can find links and the source code for my talk in here.

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Bracket-lib - Version 0.8.2 Updates

Parts of bracket-lib have been updated to 0.8.2/3. Path-finding, field-of-view are faster and more accurate, and the random number generator has been updated. No API updates should be necessary.

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From Flappy Dragon to Flappy Bonus

Hands-On Rust includes a FlappyBonus project, extending Flappy Dragon/Flappy ASCII to include tile-based graphics, smoother movement and a flapping animation for the dragon. This article explains how to transition from the book project to the bonus content.

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Hands-On Rust is now on Goodreads!

Hands-On Rust is on Goodreads.com

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Beta 5 of Hands-on Rust is now available

The fifth beta of Hands-On Rust is now available. It includes the new chapters Combat Systems & Loot, Finishing Touches and a Rust Cheat Sheet. This chapter delves into data-driven design; define your game objects in external data files and map them into the game's Entity Component System. This lets you quickly enhance the game without needing to recompile.

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Beta 4 of Hands-on Rust is now available

The fourth beta of Hands-On Rust is now available. It includes the new chapters Inventory and Power-Ups, and Deeper Dungeons. Add items with effects to the game, such as magic dungeon maps and healing potions. Extend the game to cover more than one level.

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Beta 3 of Hands-on Rust is now available

The third beta of Hands-On Rust is now available. It includes the following new chapters: Fields of View, More Interesting Dungeons, Map Themes. Learn to consume and create traits, and procedurally generate dungeons for your adventurer to explore. It also includes a lot of errata.

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