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Dairy Reading XML Primer. Quite interesting document. And can't throw away from the head a person, who gave me a link to it. In the other window DrScheme is opened and I decided to write a quicksort in scheme. Well, my Science Master would beat me, if he knew, what I am doing at the moment (he's waiting for two perfectly worked applications - one for PDA and the other for PC - one is IBR : Warping and the other one the special programm for our 3DScanner. Surelly, I'll write them, as soon as I know as much as possible about XML and Scheme). Anime Watched Gunslinger Girl (3 series) today. Well, quite sad, but romantic. I have no puzzle to collect in my breaktimes, so I watch anime. Thanks to people who created puzzles, cross-stitching, anime, fiction books or I would become a real freak. News Began to attend two new courses. C# and .Net technology and Semistructed Data, it's logic and functionality. Enjoy both of them.

Our development group already did quite a lot. But one thing is quite bad - we lost our web-designer. I don't know what exactly I'll do, but I am weak at such things as web-design, other programmers are just the same and artists of course, too. Maybe someone will join us then.

I read about opject-oriented design lots of time. I am going to use pattern Singleton in my project, but I still try to understand how it works.

I organized a developer group. There are 6 of us now.

I finally finished my Tetris. And now I decided to read some Gradi Bouch. I am going to remake design of my program and improve it a lot.

At the moment I try to decide what to do: improve my Tetris (better to say re-write it with the other design) or write some other game (nothing more difficult than Tetris). A friend of mine gave an advice to improve my Tetris (in code point of view), but I still don't know.


Decided to speak to an old friend who is angry with me for about half of the year. Want to continue our project with him, but most likely he won't reply me. He was too angry with me and so on. So, most likely I'll have to create my own project all by myself...

Was programming tetris and then decided to take some rest and watched Miss Congenuinity with Sandra Bullock. Well.. I think I should train a little bit. Tomorrow will go with my bike, maybe will become more beautiful :'(

Don't like scientific girls more and more. If I only could, I would forget all the things I know in physics and maths and programming and spend all those hours I spent with my PC and other gargets doing some exercises and all the money I spend for trainings... Females should be females.. but I am too old now to become Miss Universe, so I'll better go and finish implementing my Tetris classes..

11 Jul 2005 (updated 11 Jul 2005 at 05:50 UTC) »
Ideas for day

Day by day I try to create something new (something that I've never done before), and today I found out, that I've never created Tetris in my life. All of my hardcore game development friends wrote it when they were 11-12 years and I've never tried. Now I have time and just decided to implement the idea of Tetris. The favourite game of my grandmother. Of course, there are two more projects left to write, but I just want to rest and write Tetris. And as soon as I finish it I'll feel satisfied and can finish both of projects as quickly as possible.


Yesterday played STOLEN. Enjoyed it a lot. Graphics is quite bad, sometimes shadows have bugs and textures, too, and it eats lots of resourses, but the gameplay is absolutely wonderful. I almost finished the first level (there were 4 levels - musium, prison and so on), and I felt myself the thief. It's a pity it's impossible to kill during the game.

Then looked at Playboy : The Mantion. I watched it during our Russian game development conference, when it was just in a project. Now it's available. I didn't like it. Very bad game design, very bad graphics, absolutely bad models and so on. I was quite surpriced that so large project was so bad.

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