My partner has been working from home and needed a foot stool for under her desk, so I designed and made an adjustable one. The foot panel has grooves on the back to keep it in place, and it slots in between these spike looking things to let you choose the angle.
Unfortunately it doesn't do the one angle she actually wants, which is parallel to the floor. Guess I should have asked more detailed questions beforehand.
Made using inkscape and a little home cnc machine in #theWorkshop
Started a new, empty world in my raycaster engine for a gamejam project. It's the first time I've loaded an empty world since adding lights, so it was mostly dark. But after a minute I noticed lights moving in the distance, though nothing should be there. After being creeped out for a minute I realised these 'Ghost Lights' are uninitialised memory being parsed as valid data, and now I'm reluctant to remove the little ghosts living in my empty world
for anyone curious about laser safety, im wearing a pair of (cheap) laser goggles and only look at the laser through a camera. as much as i want to watch the purple death ray i have never seen even the low power targetting mode with my naked eyes
discovered my little laser will cut paper so now im lasing some decorative shapes and hopefully some text to add to what is surely the greatest gifts of 2020
found a spare power supply and managed to finish this mini bottle carrier, cassette for scale
power supply just blew up 😫
...once the networking stuff arrives I can build and deploy over the network connection directly to the dreamcast, and test without wasting a CD-R each time, in theory!
It's silly to be sentimental over mass produced consumer electronics, but I really love taking obsolete hardware and reanimating it with new code, feels like necromancy. Helping to keep these machines out of landfills is an added bonus.
Got a 2nd hand Dreamcast circa 1999 and have started the rituals to develop a new game for it - this means burning a 1 use CDR for each build so I'm holding off until my networking equipment arrives, but i had to at least try running *one build* in the mean time
its actually just a usb power pack with a built in solar charger, takes almost a week to charge, no idea how much game boy it'll power but i imagine a solid couple of days
Low bit and retro developer
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