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I've felt the sudden urge to set up a small forum for the Merveilles folks (or anyone interested in it) who'd like a more organized place than Mastodon to discuss and learn the language together. Disclaimer: I'm a total beginner.

Feel free to join and suggest anything (and to boost if you like the idea)

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Here's my entry that does not use HyperCard, but still includes 1-bit gradients and Apple II cursors and fonts.

It's a kind of voxellated emotion-based isometric fortune cookie simulator. Or maybe a roguelike without combat where nothing happens but randomly suggested feelings. I don't know, but I like it, and I really learned a lot while making it. I might even make an actual game out of this.

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Hey, I’ve finally found a bit of time to put my tracks on Bandcamp. I did a bit of mastering, and came up with quick and dirty aesthetics I still rather like. I also had fun naming the tracks using a blend of bad translations, bad search engine suggestions and heavy text glitching.

I’m glad I did it, it was a great experiment and a motivating starting point for more musical exploration in the future.

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Hey Fediverse, I’d like to start a slow-paced micro fiction experiment with input from the community. I’d play Stellaris (a grand strategy space empire sim) and post regular updates about how everything goes horribly wrong in my galaxy, with polls to help me take important decisions.

What kind of civilization would you like to see boldly go where no man has gone before? (suggestions welcome.)

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Hi, I’m a French game designer/writer working mainly in the serious game/edutainment industry.

On my free time, I develop my own video games and tools, compose electronic music, make pixel/voxel art, build keyboards, grow hops and brew beer.

Computers ate my soul.

I searched for "minimalist CSS", hoping to find examples of actually minimalist CSS, and all the results are CSS frameworks. This is absurd.

The official Raspberry Pi 4 desktop bundle is cute. The mouse is as big as the computer! Now the only problem is I’m not even sure I have a HDMI screen somewhere in the house.

Today is starting great.

- A friend wished me a happy birthday in Toki Pona. "sina sike e suno!" which can be understood as "You've made the sun spin!" Inaccurate but fun and poetic, very Toki Pona indeed.

- I was gifted a Pi 4, right on time for the Plan 9 craze.

- I think I might survive the heatwave.

Small update to my dictionary: alternate/older words are now displayed in alphabetical filters, and number definitions show the difference between simple and complex counting systems.

Are we actually all learning C now? Oh well, I guess if I can learn a conlang, given enough time, I can learn any programming language, no matter how hard it looks. That’s what I love with this community: I keep learning I can learn anything :)

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roses are red
violets are blue
in surveillance capitalism
poem reads you

and shows you ads
for flower shops
and tracks your clicks
and never stops

it cares not about
if privacy's harmed
the money is green
when people are farmed

twitter is cyan
facebook is blue
your friends are the product
and so are you

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"When you don't create things, you become defined by your tastes rather than ability. Your tastes only narrow & exclude people. So create."

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Wrote the closing words for the logbook, with some thoughts that went through our heads during the passage.

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I’m realizing the glyph for “kule”, which means “colorful”, and takes the shape of a triangle barred by a horizontal line, might be a direct reference to Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon. This kind of blows my mind.

Pye Corner Audio has just released an experimental acid EP and it's exactly the kind of slow ambient banger I didn't know I needed.

Seems like my dad has decided to gift me a Raspberry Pi 4, which is awesome, but I have no idea what to do with it. Or mostly, I have too many ideas and I can't decide.

Using it with a small screen for some kind of mini writing/coding workstation, for small games and experiments and maybe a bit of
ORCA sounds good, but I'm not sure what OS to install on it. I'd like to keep it as minimal and customizable as possible and avoid recreating a pseudo desktop experience... Any suggestion?

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The game I made for the Hyperjam has been mentioned by an account named "Weird Fucking Games" on the birdsite and it makes me kind of proud.

Attempting to discuss the grammar of a constructed language I'm learning in a language I don't speak natively while not being sure of the concept I want to articulate in my native language sums up my understanding of the universe very well.

Here comes the third version of my English & French dictionary:

It's one tenth of its original size (and probably ten times faster) because I got rid of all JavaScript. Features are identical, but it's now HTML and CSS only. I've also decided to give a try to sourcehut, follow the link in the footer for more details.

Spent 20 minutes trying to rename my "master" git branch to "primary" and finally succeeded. This is absurd on many levels, but it feels good.

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tenpo suni li sin
lipu pu li laso
supa li jelo
poki li jelo li laso
mi moku e telo pi lape ala
mi kama sona e toki pona

tenpo suni ni li pona mute tawa mi

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Hey everyone, RPG in a Box's scripting system has a name now: Bauxite! 😁 It still has a long way to go, but I wanted to finally give it a name now that it's grown to where it's at. Credit to @ice for the suggestion!
#screenshotsaturday #gamedev #indiedev #godotengine

The nice lady from the postal service has finally brought me the Plaid kit I had ordered many months ago, and I am QUITE excited about it. Now I just need a few more weeks to find enough time to assemble it...

I can't believe I'm actually thinking about making my own conlang. It's way too early for that. But... I can clearly see how it would fit with another ancient project of mine, like the new piece, and possibly the last, of a very old puzzle.

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Merveilles is a community project aimed at the establishment of new ways of speaking, seeing and organizing information — A culture that seeks augmentation through the arts of engineering and design. A warm welcome to any like-minded people who feel these ideals resonate with them.