re: Looking to build a text-based game engine VIEW POST


I'm building an engine in plain javascript and it's totally worth doing! I started working on it in order to get better at JS, but it's turned into a sandbox for learning architecture, unit testing, documentation, and a few other things, too. Whenever I want to learn something new, it's the first place I try those skills out.

I thought it was going to be a fairly simple project, but as I've added various mechanics and increased the scope of where I want it to go, it's become a much longer term project than I anticipated.

I highly recommend making an engine from scratch if you have the time and energy.

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