📌 should pin this
i don’t really do CWs. i think people should but i can’t get comfortable with describing how to couch things in that way, and more often than not i’m never really talking about one specific thing but trying to poke at the membranes between things
i strongly urge you to mute or block me if this distresses you. genuinely. you control your timeline, and this is my disclaimer so you are empowered to make the right decision for yourself.
There is no setting on Mastodon that allows no replies to your post.
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god, i wish i were young
those things i felt, those beautiful moments etched in sand and snow
i’ve lived more in my short life than most people live their whole lives. and i chose it. i chose that route and it has been beautiful beyond words.
the countries i’ve been to, the languages i’ve spoken, the friends i’ve made, the handful of undeniable moments sparkling like stars across a lifetime of night
I’m fucking 200 lines into a mod for GTA5 because I’m sick of the shitty unrealistic cop spawns
So now I’m trying to model it based on the specific neighborhoods and the times of day and give that back to the engine and see what it does with it
Like proportion of cops to other pedestrians, and cop cars to other traffic
I don’t know why I can’t just play a game like a normal person
germany orthographic reform makes me sad
i hope the eszett never goes away. it fucking rules
I know not every single person on Masto is having an amazing time, but I find that most interactions are very enjoyable and uplifting. Other times, the interactions were illuminating, making me aware of other viewpoints and opinions, which is always a good thing.
Overall, Masto is a cool place to be.
Keep on being cool, kids.
in what is one of the dumbest fucking UI decisions ever made, the App Store’s Purchased menu sorts items by when you first downloaded them. so the iOS version of the app i use every day, Day One, is sorted all the way down in 2016, past dozens of apps i used once and then tossed
i knoe their migration assistant is super good i just like starting fresh on new hardware, you know?
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so I created a tiny little web service that takes an NES format chr (8x8 pixel tile) and returns a png.
the size spec at the end is optional. default size is 8x8 px
pal is a 4 character index into the nesdev 2c04 nes palette, where the availalble indexes are [A-Za-z0-9_~]
Kid wants to learn animation. He's used Wick, but it can't do everything he wants to do, and he's used up a trial of Adobe Animate.
I don't want to support Adobe's Creative Cloud keep-paying-every-month-forever subscription model.
Question for the fediverse: What animation drawing programs have you used? Which ones have you found to be easy to learn, capable, reasonably priced, etc?
We've looked at some of the other programs here, but I'm hoping for more context:
I wrote 4,000 words about trying to write my own transpiler and implementation for an old proprietary game engine. read it, it has screenshots