Steam Deck is one of the greatest gaming devices released in a long time. I just love how I can play pretty much any AAA game on Steam Deck. With the help of some magic, the device manages to run all sorts of resource hungry Windows games on Linux! What an era to be alive! But… What to do if you would like to play a non-Steam Game like something from Ubisoft Connect, Gog or Epic Games? Or maybe you would like to play the new Pokémon TCG Live on your Steam deck. Follow these easy steps, and you can! ☺️
Python is a great programming language due to a multitude of reasons such as a long list of libraries ready to solve almost any problem you might encounter. For me, however, the biggest reason to prefer coding in Python with Unity over C# is that I simply don't have to type as much; no type declarations, semicolons or curly brackets, not to mention return types, scopes and so on… 😴
Yet, online I can only find outdated guides or worse yet "why don't you just learn C#, it's easy and blah blah" comments. 😫 But I like Python. 🥺Therefore, this post teaches you how to use IronPython with Unity. Just remember that IronPython only supports Python 2.
Lately, I have put much thought into usability in video games. Back in the days, we were used to games being not-so-user-firendly. Such as Super Mario, a platformer that doesn't let you save is just as usable as Microsoft Word without save feature. Of course, if you could save your progress anytime in Super Mario, it would be as usable as Word when it comes to saving, but it would take a part of the game out. It would become too easy if you never had to start from the beginning after dying. Therefore, there's a tradeoff! 🤔 (more…)