Want to see something kind of chill? I spent all weekend soaking my head in Sunvox to cobble together a cover version of the C64 Swinth Demo cover version of the theme to The Stationary Ark.

More I want to do with this, but here's work in progress

lmorchard.github.io/swinth2020

Random thing: If I were looking for a game that evokes sensawunda and is not Mass Effect, what might I play?

So I took a break from not finishing a video game to glue together the SunVox Library and my glowy vector drawing code.

lmorchard.github.io/swinth2020

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And also I remembered that there's a deep groove made in my brain from hours watching the Swinth demo as a kid on C64

youtube.com/watch?v=AiHyTJsE3A

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So, like, I remembered that there's a JS / WASM version of the SunVox Library for playing songs from SunVox

warmplace.ru/soft/sunvox/jspla

There is a corner of my brain that is never not playing Something Good by Utah Saints

Uploading some weird stuff to itch.io in a misguided effort to motivate myself to make more things to upload to itch.io

lmorchard.itch.io/

Love too have Sunday Scaries on a Monday because I have the day off

While I fret about this, I have at least moved my laptop to a table outside in my back yard, opened a beer, and am watching bees be productive.

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Current status: I have several more days than usual off work. Woke up with many ideas of things do to. Started thinking I should organize these ideas.

... time passes ...

None of the kanban or todo apps I've surveyed are satisfying so I am now considering writing my own card sorting web app and maybe learn the Svelte web framework while I'm at it

As is my wont, I made another Spotify playlist while doing my space trucking in EVE Echoes. It's kind of weird but I think it flows.

open.spotify.com/playlist/2bvR

Hnnngggg, I want to get good at SunVox so I can make music like this for the game I'm working on that I will never finish

soundcloud.com/nightradio/sets

Playing a bunch of EVE Echoes lately. There's search on the star map. It's case-sensitive. A Redditor speculated that Chinese devs missed that English should be case-insensitive.

Regardless of truth, this makes me feel some sympathy for all the Unicode crap we've screwed up.

For reference, this is the kind of vibe I've been aiming at for years now :)

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I'm using the Hershey vector fonts, made back in 1967 and available in a form nicely parsed into x/y line coordinates. That this particular typeface looks nicely future-retro is an amazing perk

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hershey_

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Got some letters & numbers rendering in my little vector graphics engine last night. Rather pleased with how Nixie-tube-esque they look

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And because I also want glitchy malfunctioning vectors, I'm also playing with this.

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There is a corner of my brain where this end credits sequence is never not looping

youtube.com/watch?v=8MqJ3iGBdO

Today's brain is resisting an overwhelming urge to reposition and reorganize all the furniture in my home office while I have actual assigned work to complete.

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hackers.town

A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. Keep it fairly clean please. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.