I logged out of the hell-site, and I keep compulsively opening tabs and staring at the login screen blankly before I remember. Time to break the habit I think.

@incobalt Ahh. It's only 8mb here. Which isn't much video even at 720p!

The file size limits here are a bit anaemic. Especially for video, with no server side compression option. Posting to third party sites is very.. 2010 Twitter?

I see some of that is due to the federation structure, but are there any modified instances that allow larger files? Has gamedev.place upped it for example?

@kirrus Yeah. Disappointing it's bit of a 4x considering the heritage. More customers for me though!

An empty feed gives me "new sketchbook" anxiety. With a sketchbook, the best way to deal with that is to scribble and blot ink on every page to get over the worry of messing up. So I think you can expect most my posts to be the equivalent of that.

@GunnarG I've been planning on going down to 3 or 4 days freelance for 2 years now. I keep saying it, but I also keep needing more money for a house deposit. :blobsweats:

@GunnarG Even slower, since this job is supposedly shipping in a month! But after I will actually have some free full-time days to stop picking at it and ship the update.

I made the mistake a few months ago of diving into the lava system to redo it and make it way more performant and gameplay changing, but it's caused 100 maths heavy loose ends that my post-covid fatigue brain fog just can't focus on.

@Mr_Drone Same. Feels like it might be a good cycle to break though?

I'm in a weird position at the moment where the bulk of my daily freelance work for the last two and a half years is still in stealth mode.

It's interesting how quickly you can fade out and become irrelevant when you don't have constant stream of output or decide to cool off on the acerbic Twitter posts.


I'm going to be posting less on the hell-site and more on here now. Expect a mix of game development and games industry chat, photography and the occasional gardening post.


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