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v0.2.0 A Whole New(ish) World

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 Hi everyone, So it's been a while. I'm back with another update. Before I get into that, today is the one year anniversary of my first post on this site so there's some celebration to be had there. 2022 will also mark 3 years since the PixelEngine in its current state came about, so cheers to that as well. To make up for the lack of updates the past 4 months, this one is jam packed, and is a full v0.X release. Let's start out with the obvious, the new art. I've added quite a few new things to the game. We have trees and vegetation now, as well as several new buildings and ground tiles. I've been trying to pick up the pace with the art so I don't get buried in it.     Next up, I have added the framework for NPCs into the game. Currently they're very basic, but they can walk around and the player can interact with them (right now they just have some arbitrary dialogue appear over there head when you interact with them). From here it will be very easy to a

v0.0.2 Potion Update

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Hi again,   This month I present to you, v0.0.2; the Potion Update! This one is pretty exciting for me as this is the first real gameplay feature that is part of the game. You can view the demo clip below:     I'll break down what's going on here since I've never fully explained it. First, the player can open the "Tank". The tank is the first brewing machine in the process. Here you add your base ingredient, and the tank is automatically filled with water. The tank brews for a bit and creates a "wash" or "wort" (haven't decided yet). This wash is the base for your potion, and the base ingredient is responsible for the modifier of the potion effect.   Once the tank is finished, the wash automatically moves to the Kettle. In the future, this will probably be done with some player controlled valves and pipes, I haven't gotten that far yet. The kettle has an input slot, here you add in the main ingredient of your potion, this ingredient is

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