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a good way to announce that you got a sweet new car is, "just call me Gloria Mundi, 'cause I got some sick transit."

The colors right now are mostly for me, to help me remember which things I've converted to use the semantic markup. I'll probably keep some colors, but use a more conservative color scheme in the final product, and with the intention that the pages should still look fine in black-and-white.

I've been doing a frankly unnecessary amount of prep for a Dungeon World game I'm planning to run, which has involved reworking parts of the core rules and playbooks. So—naturally!—I'm also rewriting the core playbooks in LaTeX with an unnecessary amount of semantic markup to indicate move names, move conditions, tags, spell names, &c.

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The metallic-gel-pen-on-black-paper plotter experiments continue. I love how these are turning out.

Today's plotter experiments involved metallic gel pen on black paper, and I'm really loving the effect of this (although I clearly need to experiment more with line pressure.)

Here's a big map plot I did today. I'm not super happy with some of the style features, but it's definitely a start.

I've started plotting simple random geometric images from a little crap library I've thrown together. It's really satisfying to watch code like this turn into physical drawings.

My AxiDraw showed up today! So far, I've just tried little things, but over the weekend, I plan to do larger plotter-ey experiments.

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I have finally resolved to get a plotter—leaning towards the larger AxiDraw—and I am real excited about dipping back into algorithmic art, which I sadly haven't been doing for a while now.

I was watching something long on YouTube last night and stopped it to sleep. I resumed the video at the airport this morning, and it started playing mid-sentence with someone saying, "…the only way is to juice a space-weasel."

I should write a Unix utility that runs in the background and plays Neil Cicierega music. I would of course call it lemond.

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(To be clear, I do very much enjoy Overwatch-the-game as it exists! But I would also love to somehow explore or experience the world in other ways.)

My brother's birthday gift for me was the Overwatch art book, which is lovely (and has some amazing concept art), but also it throws into sharp relief for me how disappointing it is that people put effort into a beautiful world and colorful characters and then build a game around those things where the only verbs are "jump" and "gun".

I'm trying to suggest naming the conference rooms at our new office after categories from the "Celestial Emporium of Benevolent Knowledge", mostly because I want to have all my meetings in 'Those That, At A Distance, Resemble Flies'.

Proposal: a Harvest Moon-like game with a calendar that, like the French Republican Calendar, features a unique plant, animal, or tool for each day of the calendar year, c.f. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_R

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