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. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Republican_Calendar#Rural_Calendar
Some quick four-color pixel practice.
oh yes also i did some pixels recently
Trying to write some honest documentation for the absolute worst piece of software I have ever written (and which some poor non-me person will soon have to maintain.)
Following on from this https://mastodon.social/@keweddji/99007705337810759 I have started working on putting together an entire tabletop game where all character-building and item management is done with similar 4"×1" cards. Gonna run a test game pretty soon. https://mastodon.social/media/IRX2NmhdLjxDSvcfbBM
Small project: algorithmically-generated skies in the rough style of Steven Universe's backgrounds. I'm still working on them, but I already like how they're looking. (Using Rust+Cairo.) https://mastodon.social/media/-cGJSsut9tQK8oZXH4o https://mastodon.social/media/ca4UHcidhB5zkUa4LEM https://mastodon.social/media/dMSxR_ZmEZ8sJxSHoqU
Today I learned:
1. Plymouth—the software for displaying graphical loading animations for Linux systems—has its own custom scripting language, and
2. This dynamic type union thing is a feature of that scripting language:
Here's what I mean when I say that Splatoon 2 absolutely nails urban typography and logotypes despite using a (usually) nonsense writing system:
https://mastodon.social/media/XwPEjqdFl7VHnfRuqn4 https://mastodon.social/media/cU5A8puLb8q0Tt8chWQ https://mastodon.social/media/gExB-qd3aUYI8rocOwU https://mastodon.social/media/D6sc4WXAZYElpzviFyA
Don't listen to the graph paper in your head!
http://what.happens.when.computer/ and also @aisamanra on birdsite
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