In early August, I began writing a game in the Elm programming language. It has been my first experience using Elm and my first experience developing a game. Developing the game was a justification for learning Elm, and Elm seemed like a good language for experimenting with game development. The game is Hive City. Now, just over five months later, I am abandoning the project. This is the retrospective.

I stumbled upon Elm in the Spring of 2013, when researching a new-to-me concept: Functional Reactive Programming. Even as I wrapped my brain around the concept of a time-varying value, I…

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