my 2012 'macbook pro retina' is finally on its way out, glue that holds the display glass in place is disintegrating. I don't actually 'need' a laptop at the moment, I only ever work at my desk and have a chonky 'desktop' pc in a small server tower - but I 'like' having a laptop available. Maybe I can convince myself to wait until https://frame.work release their modular 'right to repair' laptops in Australia.
The selected jam theme was 'ROBOTS' - I made a pretty silly Cannon-Fodder like run around and shoot people using #godotengine
Game is playable in browser at https://voxel.itch.io/murderbots if you're interested
very quick (two minutes?) dither shader written in godot's shader language to get an idea of how much work would be involved in writing a 'real' one, pretty easy! #gamedev
Might have stayed up till 3AM reading DTACK GROUNDED, 'Journal of simple 68000 systems' http://www.easy68k.com/paulrsm/dg/
Check out the (ridiculously huge and cheap) Indie bundle for Palestinian Aid. 1000 games for as little as USD $5, including one from yours truly. Lots of good ones in here. https://itch.io/b/902/indie-bundle-for-palestinian-aid
hopefully the rest of the cheaper components weren't worth faking? now I doubt every integrated circuit in the house
A contact at a work client died, and their colleagues sent an email to inform me, which I appreciate. What I appreciate somewhat less is that every subsequent email they've sent me has been a reply to that original notification, with the morbid subject line intact. Starting a new email thread myself doesn't seem to help, I get an automated reply and then later a human response on the death thread
#solarpunk article in pcgamer https://www.pcgamer.com/enough-cyberpunkits-solarpunks-time-to-shine/
Interesting to see the term getting some more mainstream attention
Low bit and retro developer
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