Easily Create a Windows App Icon with Gimp

Icons and how they appear in your target OS are the sort of thing you don’t think much about until you actually have to make them. This was definitely the case for me after I prepped a build of Ookibloks and noticed that the icon was blurry. Looking more closely at how icons behave on […]

Recursively Erasing Thumbs.db from your Game Resources

Despite our best efforts, Thumbs.db (a hidden file that Windows uses to store Explorer thumbnails for all the images in a folder) often manages to sneak its way into game data folders. At least, that has been the case for me while putting together build scripts for Ookibloks. Before potentially releasing a build with one […]

Run a Windows Batch File from the Current Directory

Here’s a little bit of Windows batch file magic that I never remember off the top of my head so I’ll log it here. When you want your batch file commands to be executed from the current directory, putting the following at the start of your batch file should do the trick: cd /d %~dp0