Weekly Dev Log for February 27th, 2023

Weekly Dev Log for February 27th, 2023

Hello everyone, and welcome to the Weekly Dev Log for February 27th, 2023, detailing all the changes that have happened since February 21st, 2023. Note: Devs that don’t appear in the weekly log are not necessarily away or not doing work, but may be working on things currently not announced or backend work that doesn’t need to be detailed.

Accessibility Suggestions

We’ve created a forum post asking the community for suggestions on how we can improve gameplay for players with certain conditions such as colorblindness, dyslexia, or anything else that might affect a players ability to use the standard presentation and controls of the game.

If you have any ideas or suggestions, and possible solutions on how to solve a particular issue, please check out the forum post here.

February 2023 Condo Contest - Monochrome - NOW VOTING

Hey everyone! It’s time to vote for the winner of the Monochrome, February 2023 Condo Contest.

Voting ends on 11:59 PM, February 27th, 2023!

Click here to vote!

You can read the rules and view the submissions here!

Update Touch Screen Support

Our next Tower Unite update, Update adds some new Libretro consoles, as well as support for light gun games. You can see what is planned for this update here.

@macdguy finished light gun support. He also added colorable support for the portable handhelds, as well as adding brightness and zoom settings. He also added touch screen support to the Citra and DeSmuME consoles, as well as a stylus for the PartyCon 2S. He also added support for two fantasy console cores, “TIC-80” and “LowRes NX”.

@Nuclearxpotato started working on a new console model for Retro PC gaming.

Libretro: Touch Screen Support


@Johanna continued working on art for the two Virus maps, “Altar” and “Theme Park”.

@Lifeless continued working on Part 2 of the Minigolf map, “Dark”.

@madmijk continued working on MIDI support, as well as fixing bugs with Dark Voyage.

@Nuclearxpotato continued working on the Virus map, “Altar”, as well as various new items.

@Sketchman continued working on backend improvements and optimizations.

@Will continued working on music for SDNL.

Wrap It Up

That about covers everything that happened since February 21st, 2023 at PixelTail Games.

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Lovin’ the emulated stylus pen.


Love the Screen! Can’t wait for more vr updates tho :smile:


I cannot wait for the Partycon 2S! The stylus emulation looks incredible so far! Cant wait to take care of my Nintendogs in the lobby!


bro is that a DS??? Yo are we gonna have Pictochat in Tower Unite? :flushed:

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huh, tic-80? pretty interesting, especially if it comes in full package, meaning capable of creating games right there as well