Introducing - Sam Dark

Discussion in 'Announcements' started by Jamie, Jul 18, 2018.

  1. Jamie


    Hello everyone,

    We have another new coder! Please give a massive hello to the lovely @Sdarks (Sam Dark).

    After previously working for Dovetail games, focusing primarily on their physics engines for Train Simulator and a bunch of cool UI stuff for Flight Simulator - he has made the move to Payload Studios to get his hands on some more physics sandbox goodness.

    Sam has already fixed a bunch of bugs in his time here - helping us shape everything up in time for 1.0 release. We're very glad to have him aboard.

    Say hi @Sdarks !
  2. Sdarks


  3. Zargn

    Zargn Administrator TT Translator

    Welcome! :)
  4. QuackDuck

    QuackDuck Duck

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  5. Galrex

    Galrex Possibilist

  6. Lord Zarnox

    Lord Zarnox Founder of the IFTTES

    I might as well say hi again. Hi @Sdarks.
  7. the.nihilist

    the.nihilist Semiprofessional Idler

  8. SF Squiggy

    SF Squiggy Well-Known Member

    Thx for joining Payload Studios, @Sdarks!
  9. ZeroGravitas

    ZeroGravitas Breaker of Games

    See, it's funny because he's the 'new' guy.:p;)

    Been working on any particularly interesting code lately (that you can tell us about)?
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  10. Lord Zarnox

    Lord Zarnox Founder of the IFTTES

    You do realise that your usually not supposed to explain the joke, right?
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  11. Sdarks


    Mostly just working on cleaning things up for 1.0 and console, fixed a lot of bugs (some of which I've posted about on here some are still to come) and tweaked some things. The "Interesting" code will come after and I almost certainly wouldn't want to talk about it until it's ready because it tends to get people hyped for stuff that either may take a long time to be playable or never end up finished and out in the wild :)
  12. ZeroGravitas

    ZeroGravitas Breaker of Games

    Woot. Waiting on that next unstable, largely to see if Kris really is going to enable crafting blocks a level above (since it'll greatly affect my YouTube playthrough).

    Mmm, indeed. So I'll read that as new features/new block functionality (or augmented AI), if it would engender hype (who cares that much about making crafting less riddled with holes?). The drought would always have to end eventually...:)
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  13. layer1

    layer1 Well-Known Member

    I'm reading space flight and new planets into this. Why think small? :D:p

    e: Welcome aboard!
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  14. SF Squiggy

    SF Squiggy Well-Known Member

    layer1, I hope so!
  15. AstraTheDragon

    AstraTheDragon A dapper dragon

    Ohno I was really late to the party. :confused:
    At least I said hi on Discord though. Hello and welcome here on the forums anyway!
    Good luck and have fun in your new job. Squash 'em bugs real good. Do great things.
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  16. ArmchairGravy

    ArmchairGravy Well-Known Member

    I hope Sam is short for Samuel. Samuel Dark is a totally metal name! \m/(-.-)\m/
  17. Sdarks


    It is in fact, though I don't use it, I just go by Sam :)
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  18. Dat Derp

    Dat Derp Chief SFS scientist

    I know I am late but welcome @Sdarks !
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