Moving this to Merveilles.town:
I'm a NY-born Oakland resident who programs for game companies to survive. I teach Scratch to kids at our town's video game museum.
money (-), help needed
Hey, I'm a disabled queer person who doesn't have a stable source of income. I try to do emoji commissions when I can but I really haven't had the capacity to finish the commissions I have or take more on atm and I'm really running out of money to pay for food and bills. If you could help that would be really appreciated:
(thank you so much in advance)
Apparently I tried building libvorbis from source with MacPorts ten or eleven years ago, and the build files just sort of sat in /opt/local/bin for an entire decade, until I tried to brew reinstall SDL_mixer from source and they sprung out of their casket like a digital fucking Nosferatu 🧛 😱
Sometimes, I'll realize I've got a song playing all day long, and have to figure out why.
"Oh, I ate a banana with oatmeal for breakfast and the bridge of I Would Walk 500 Miles sounds like 'banana, banana'"
It's just that sometimes, they're real earworms.
In the new apartment, for whatever reason, I've found myself rekindling an old habit of singing about the chores I'm doing. Now it's been two hours since I helped my wife pick art supplies up off the floor, and I can't get "Theme song to Charcoal Rescue Squad (2021)" out of my head.
It's not even a real song! Winamp doesn't care.
Is any one else's conscious experience scored by, like, a cringey Winamp playlist served up fresh by their subconscious mind?
This is a common, unspoken thing right? The brain jukebox?
I imagine it's part of the same sort of mental process I've got running on my idle cores that recommends puns and solves murder mysteries in their opening acts.
We have traversal! Feeling smooth.
The "puzzles" are next— subjects that the player performs operations on, like doors and terminals.
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Oh shit, @pla got hit by a car..
He was one of the first person I've ever followed on the fedi. His unique mixture of of tech and bicyles will be missed 😭
He died doing what he loved.
Horus keeps flaking. Shamelessly! Remember when I got us tickets for that thing that one time? He flaked then, too. Sheesh.
Just dug up a poster from when my friends and I ran a graphic design club at our frigid, engineer-laden polytechnic. I taped these up all over the place.
I was a witty little shit. But also I knew how to grab people's attention.
The GUI takes form! See how the window resize events are immediately processed! All the icons are in their proper place, relative to everything else.
Now, looks can be deceiving— the actual game still isn't yet implemented. But the hardest part of the port is basically finished.
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.