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Hello, I'm Vaughn Royko.

I'm a website designer and developer.

I've also been known to do game development, art, and other cool things. I'm currently calling Kelowna, BC my home and Bravo Tango my place of employment. I'm pretty crafty when it comes to HTML5, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, jQuery and Wordpress.

I'm probably most notable for Wayward, an HTML5-based survival roguelike, currently in beta.

Selected Works

Separate Close-up

Together / Polygamy / Separate

Art, Featured

Election Posters

Medicine Hat Election Posters

Design, Featured

Grow Up - Close-up

Grow Up

Art, Featured

Link Fights

Link Fights

Art, Featured

Unlok Logo & Header


Design, Featured, Gamedev, Web

Complete Set of the Five Logos

Olympic Logos

Design, Featured

Latest Blogs

Offline Storage, IndexedDB and the onbeforeunload/unload Problem

Offline storage is one of the best parts about HTML5. No longer do you have to always send client data back to a server where we have to communicate back and forth if we don’t need to. Say we are saving some user preferences for an app, or saving some game data on close/exit.

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Top 15 Brackets Extensions (for 0.42+)

I’ve been really loving Brackets lately. I hesitantly made the switch from Sublime Text 2/3 a couple months ago and it was quite a rocky start. I expected as much, as I was getting in on the ground floor so to speak since Brackets is still very much a work-in-progress editor that gets monthly updates.

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Create an Advanced/Basic Menu & Workflow for WordPress Admin

If you’re a lot like most Wordpress builders and users, you only use like half of features of what is in the default Wordpress admin menu. If you are building a site for a client, sometimes they use even less, a lot less. It makes sense to streamline this workflow for yourself and them.

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Latest Reviews

Enter Shikari – The Mindsweep Review

Just going to get this out there: this is probably Enter Shikari’s best album to date, or at least the strongest. It’s a culmination of the greatest parts of the a genre and sound they helped to proliferate, a mash-up of post-hardcore, electronica (electronicore), and metal. It’s also got that snark and quirkiness we’ve come to expect with the band; a juxtaposition against the sometimes overbearing political lyrics.

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