Brakes Escape

Godot Wild Jam #66

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20 Second Game Jam 2023

Ludum Dare 54

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Godot Wild Jam #66

: Brakes Escape update I’ve done a round of post-jam tweaking on Brakes Escape. The game no longer simply stops …

: Currently listening: The Creative Act by Rick Rubin 📚

: Surprised that, for a published-this-month technical book, Thrift Books had more inventory on hand …

: Results are in– I was hoping for higher scores generally , but I’m pleased with getting …

: “Flash of light-mode content” is the new flash of unstyled content.

: Godot Wild Jam 66 postmortem Some lessons learned from my recent game jam experience: Don’t wait until the very end of the …

: Brakes Escape, my submission to Godot Wild Jam #66, is live on itch.io. There are a couple of bugs, …

: Escape game Previously, I posted two ideas for Godot Wild Jam 66. I ended up spending a few days on the first …

: I’m the PTA volunteer keeping an eye on our elementary school’s “tech club” …

: I’ve been pretty lazy about static typing in GDScript - but it’s pretty cool to see that …

: Want to read: My Favorite Thing Is Monsters Book Two by Emil Ferris 📚 The first book was great, and …

: Nah I’m good Samsung

: GWJ ideas Current thinking for the jam, either: starting over from scratch on the NS-Tower-inspired game …

: Godot Wild Jam #66 I’m signed up for Godot Wild Jam #66, with a theme of “Escape”– which is …

: This post from @manton prompted me to finally try out Bluesky– so far, it feels kind of like …

: Currently listening: The Sandman Vol. 2: The Doll’s House by Neil Gaiman 📚 (actually, …

: Finished reading: Against Technoableism: Rethinking Who Needs Improvement (A Norton Short) by Ashley …

: #screenshotsaturday My son and I are still making tweaks to the roguelike that resulted from following …

: The lyrics to “Parents Just Don’t Understand” aren’t as lighthearted as I …

: Currently reading: Against Technoableism: Rethinking Who Needs Improvement (A Norton Short) by …

: One of the more annoying differences between gdscript and Python: that Python capitalizes True and …

: Finished reading: Bea Wolf by Zach Weinersmith 📚

: Currently reading: Bea Wolf by Zach Weinersmith 📚 Checked this out for the kid, but I’m a …

: Finished Listening: Story by Robert McKee 📚

: Screen shake makes pretty much anything better.

: Donelike I did the thing! I finished all 13 parts of Selinadev’s Godot 4 Roguelike tutorial. There were …

: I generally don’t care much for professional sports, but I definitely feel some nostalgia for …

: Anti-deliverabity I received a (legit) notice of eligibility for this Verizon settlement in my junk email folder. I …

: Currently reading: The Treasure of the Black Swan by Paco Roca 📚

: Finished reading: Game Programming Patterns by Robert Nystrom 📚 Honestly, I skimmed quite a …

: #screenshotsaturday I’ve finished part 11 of roguelike tutorial. Now, you can delve deeper into the dungeon, and …

: This pepper has a pepper in it!

: This history of gamification within games was more interesting than I expected. These are the game-y …

: Seeing chatter about a new BBEdit release has me a little nostalgic. I used BBEdit Lite while …

: #screenshotsaturday I’m up to Part 10 of @selinadev@indiepocalypse.social’s Godot 4 Roguelike tutorial. …

: … and that is the most words I’ve written for public consumption, in quite a long time.

: Blogging retrospective Via CRASH THE ARCADE, I learned of Matt Mullenweg’s birthday wish: I want you to blog. …

: Finished Listening: The Twilight World by Werner Herzog 📚

: Currently listening: The Twilight World by Werner Herzog 📚 I picked this up after finishing …

: Gamedev Goals for 2024 In the next year, I’d like to: Watch less YouTube, watch more Udemy, more O’Reilly …

: Ending the year by starting a course of paxlovid…

: Finished reading: Every Man for Himself and God Against All by Werner Herzog 📚

: I couldn’t stay away– I once again have an account on the gamedev.place mastodon server. …

: Roguelike, Part 7 I just finished part 7 of the roguelike tutorial. New stuff: Baddies! … that chase you …

: Currently reading: Level Up! The Guide to Great Video Game Design by Scott Rogers 📚 Christmas …

: Currently listening: Every Man for Himself and God Against All by Werner Herzog 📚 Forgot to add …

: CBS is missing an opportunity to point out that that they have Drew Carey followed by Mariah Carey

: fixed it I usually don’t consider myself very “handy”, but I’m proud of the job I did …

: I’ve been working through SelinaDev’s Godot 4 roguelike tutorial and I like it so far. I …

: Finished reading: Petrograd by Philip Gelatt 📚

: Not sure I buy the “dominos falling” theory, but interesting/sad that Firefox might be …

: As of yesterday, Doom is 30 years old

: It’s interesting that Newsblur, Pinboard.in, and micro.blog all make bookmark archiving part …

: I was a happy Newsblur user for a number of years, but decided to give it a break for while, trying …

: My favorite bit in the new Aesop Rock album might be where he spends a bar explaining the previous …

: twenty thousand milliseconds I’ve submitted twenty thousand milliseconds to the 20 Second Game Jam. I’m not even …

: Bonus complaint: mastodon polls don’t translate over, they just disappear– compare this …

: A month on micro About a month ago, I migrated my mastodon account over to this blog (via micro.blog’s built-in …

: What are your favorite websites that aren’t around anymore?

: I’m not sure we’ll watch Merry Little Batman, but it brings me some joy to see Jingle …

: Decker I’ve likened Godot to Hypercard before– they aren’t directly comparable, but my …

: Currently reading: Petrograd by Philip Gelatt 📚

: My excellent co-worker Adam created this online tuner for community radio stations: www.ldial.org …

: Troubleshooting before coffee I spent at least 30 minutes trying to figure out why the score in my game wasn’t updating past …

: This is a good bundle of security books. I can vouch for Threats and Security Culture Playbook being …

: Testing out Lillihub!

: Currently reading: How to Measure Anything in Cybersecurity Risk by Douglas W. Hubbard 📚 Two …

: Currently reading: Game Programming Patterns by Robert Nystrom 📚

: I need to study this some more, but there are some good ideas in this cATO playbook, and the …

: Considering learning C#. I don’t even know who I am anymore.

: Deadly Class Finished reading: Deadly Class Vol 12: A Fond Farewell, Part Two by Rick Remender 📚 Some of the …

: Long after I’m dead, there will still be articles using this picture I took in 2004 …

: Personal SEO I’ve been spending some time trying to clean up search results for my name (yeah, kind of …

: Back to making One week turned into three weeks, but I feel like I’ve worked that particular digital …

: Bowling with bumpers is underrated. It’s a little more like billiards.

: DragonRuby, which usually costs $48, is free right now, as part of the 20 Second Game Jam

: 13 years ago we were at the Rally to Restore Sanity. Have we restored the sanity yet?

: I let myself get sucked into Marvel Snap this week, so spent more free time playing games instead …

: Currently reading: Deadly Class Vol. 5: Carousel by Rick Remender 📚 The first four volumes were a …

: On the same day I learn about this gallery of Internet Artifacts, I also come across this bit about …

: As part of Space Day the kiddo and I got to check out the observatory at George Mason University. 📷 …

: Probably my last post about Ludum Dare 54 maybe The results are in, and… it’s nothing to brag about. I do like that innovation is my …

: I took the plunge– this is now my “home” on the fediverse. I think micro.blog has …

: The post-jam, cleaned up version of Don’t Get Crushed is now on itch.io …

: Got a flier in the mail from Chris Decarlo for Sherrif, which reminds me of his history of rapping …

: I’m not lazy, I’m just protecting the ecosystem www.nytimes.com/2023/10/1…

: Currently listening: Story by Robert McKee 📚

: Finished Listening: Think Like a Game Designer by Justin Gary 📚

: I’ve never really worn sunglasses, and now I’ve got my first prescription pair. …

: Even a “bad” Futurama episode is usually pretty good– but the worst are the ones …

: Currently listening: Think Like a Game Designer by Justin Gary 📚

: Currently reading: Deadly Class - Regan Youth Media Tie-In by Rick Remender 📚

: Don't Get Crushed updates 🎮 Here is some weekend progress on Don’t Get Crushed (post-jam version, to be released after the …

: Jumping Game progress 🎮 Not much visible progress since I lasted posted this game, but I have implemented both the spring …

: I temporarily experimented with importing my Mastodon followers to micro.blog. Sorry about the …

: From a recent trip to the new LEGO Discovery Center in Springfield, VA 📷

: After a couple of days on wordpress.com, I decided it wasn’t for me. So, after a journey in …

: Morning progress 🎮 So far, I've addressed a few items from the feedback list: There is now a visible score Players can …

: Ludum Dare 54: Don't Get Crushed Don't Get Crushed was my submission to Ludum Dare 54, my second-ever attempt to enter a game jam. …

: Oh no, not again It's 2023 and I'm starting a blog. Again. Why? I'll write more later, but in the past I've enjoyed …

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