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Weilyn – HeroMachine remembers one of its BEST!!

Today I write to honor the passing  of a member of the HeroMachine Moderation staff, Weilyn. I was saddened today to learn of her passing by a close friend of hers, our very own Stulte who created the image above in memorial to her! When HammerKnight due to health reasons had to step down as… [ Read more … ]

Chrome Image Exporting fixed for reals this time

I’ve thought I had the bug fixed in the past where you couldn’t export an image out of Chrome, but this time I think I’ve actually done it. I’ve tested in both computers I have available here (sadly, both are Macs, so if you are running Chrome on Windows please give it a shot and… [ Read more … ]

And we're back.

Good evening, everyone! I just finished fixing the bug with logging in. You should now have full access to the forums and other membership-related aspects of the site. Please comment here if you find any other issues. Over the coming weeks, we will be making other technical changes to HeroMachine in order to give you… [ Read more … ]

META: New site updates

As you’ve seen from the most excellent Ben Finn below, we’ve migrated the server over to the new host, but with some problems. Specifically, the Premium content pages and the forums aren’t letting people log in. Ben (and I, but mostly Ben) is working assiduously to figure out what the bug is. I apologize for… [ Read more … ]

HeroMachine – Site Upgrade in Progress

Hey, folks! We’ve moved HeroMachine.com to it’s snazzy new server. Most things are up and functional, but we’re still encountering a few bugs, specifically: logging into the forums is problematic some premium content may be unavailable We’re working overtime to correct these bugs, and we’ll let you know when they’re fixed. If you’re having any… [ Read more … ]

Chrome Exporting is now fixed!

Over the weekend an old client called with a new bug in their HeroMachine version after the last Flash Player updated. We spent a couple of days figuring out what went wrong and now it’s fine, but along the way I stumbled across a workaround for the image exporting bug Google introduced in their last… [ Read more … ]

File Export in Chrome Workaround

UPDATE 04/29/2014: Ignore this post, the core issue has been fixed and exporting from Chrome is now working again. I’ve found a workaround so you can get the Image Exporter in HeroMachine 3 working again. The steps are outlined in this article but I’m reproducing them here. I tried it on my Mac install of… [ Read more … ]

META: Server changes

Overnight tonight we’ll be switching to a new host for HeroMachine.com. Hopefully this will drastically increase speed and reliability for the entire site and all the apps. You shouldn’t notice any change in saved characters or your account, but I wanted to give you a heads up just in case. I’ll update you when the… [ Read more … ]

More Layout Changes

I apologize for how frustrating all this is, but I’m still testing various layouts and ad partners to try and get revenue where it needs to be to keep the site afloat. As a result you have probably noticed that I’ve returned to the old layout for HeroMachine 2 and 3, with no sidebar column… [ Read more … ]

The AFD in AFD Studios

For those who don’t know, the company name I’ve operated under for however many years is “AFD Studios”, which stands for “April Fool’s Day”. Why? Because that’s the day fourteen years ago that my father passed away from an aneurysm, a complication of the asbestosis that had robbed him of most of his lung capacity…. [ Read more … ]