Joseph Hewitt

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  1. GearHead 1 v1.300 — 23 comments
  2. New Idea: The Story So Far — 17 comments
  3. GearHead-1 v1.201: The Inevitable Bugfix — 16 comments
  4. Full Screen Map Working — 16 comments
  5. Lancemate Switching from Backpack — 16 comments

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November 2022 Itch.io Creator Day Sale

For two more days, all the stuff at my itch.io shop is 42% off, or you can buy one of everything for $23. Even better (for me), during this period creators get 100% of the money. They should have called it the November 2022 Creator Four Days Sale but that isn’t so catchy.

Steam Autumn Sale

GearHead Caramel is 42% off during the Steam Autumn Sale, which ends on November 30th. Carpe diem! Caveat emptor!

Alcad vs DeadZone Drifter, Part 5

GearHead Caramel v0.942: Better, Faster, Stronger, Less Crashy

This is another mostly-bugfix release. A very kind player submitted a whole lot of bug reports at once, and I’ve been working through them in order of severity. I think I’ve fixed all the crashing and game-breaking bugs. Also, you know how movement slows down in exploration mode when you’re on a mecha mission? That’s …

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Space-Y: Colonize Mars for Someone Else’s Fun and Profit

Last weekend my son and I made a short game using the Godot Engine. It is a short Lunar Lander style game with a few sadistic twists. I did the programming, my son did the sadism. Anyhow, you can play it online at itch.io, or pay $8 (or less) to download the verified blue check …

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GearHead Caramel v0.941: Like tears in the rain, time to eject.

Happy Techno Thursday! I’ve just uploaded version 0.941 of GearHead Caramel. You can get it from all the usual places- Steam, itch.io, and GitHub. The big change this time around is that enemy pilots will once again eject when their mecha becomes too damaged… or if they’re intimidated by your lance. There are also a …

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Alcad vs DeadZone Drifter, Part 4

GearHead Caramel v0.932: The Sound of Mecha

Happy Mecha Wednesday! I’ve just uploaded version 0.932 of GearHead Caramel. You can get it from all the usual places- Steam, itch.io, and GitHub. The big change this time around is the addition of sound effects. I admit it- I’m one of those weirdos who usually plays games with the sound off. This has been …

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GearHead Caramel v0.931: Raid on Pirate’s Point

Today is… Technological Thursday, I guess? I’ve just made a new release of GearHead Caramel. Version 0.931 adds a brand new adventure: Raid on Pirate’s Point. The Solar Navy has decided to remove the Aegis Consulate from Pirate’s Point… and if they can get rid of the pirates at the same time, so much the …

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Alcad vs DeadZone Drifter, Part Two

Alcad continues her adventure in DeadZone Drifter, and actually succeeds at two things in a row! Could her luck be changing for the better?