In May 2021, I bought a KitKat mouse. I think Nestlé must have had some promotion at some point, during which you could get a KitKat-branded computer mouse, because they are very affordable and easy to come by on eBay.
There have been some rumblings about Twitter as of late. From sacking half the staff based on lines of code written, making the remaining lot work 84-hour shifts, to enabling anyone to become verified for $8/month whilst promising free speech and posting right-wing conspiracy theories, Elon Musk has made the biggest splash in his first week at Twitter that possibly any company has ever seen.
It’s that time of the season again. Jam time! Here is my second entry. Why mention the second entry first? Because I think it’s better.
The ethics of AI-generated artwork
Zippy Zombie Zebras features 20 backgrounds generated by Stable Diffusion (at stablediffusionweb.com, hence the 512×512 resolution – I don’t have a capable graphics card to run it locally and would rather not pay for a service). The non-zebra ones are real photographs.
Bread 2.0 released
I think we can all agree this loaf doesn’t deserve an update. But it got one anyway.
Sinking City Saviour: References and Easter Eggs
This post contains artistic nudity.
I like to have references and Easter eggs in my games, but I’m pretty sure much of it goes unnoticed. So let’s just write about it. I plan to revisit the older games one day to write about them, but who knows when that’ll be.
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libGDX Jam 21‘s theme was Floating Cities. And what better way to spit in the face of that than have some sinking cities? I certainly went a bit quackers with this entry!
Dall-E Mini is the hot sauce at the minute, innit? So I fed it each of my itch.io titles to see if it’s a better artist than I am. To be fair, a title isn’t a lot to go off, and it failed miserably.
One market I’d like to tap into is the Apple one. As it stands, I can build for and test on Windows, Linux, Android, Chrome and Firefox. It’s not like I have a commercially viable product, but it would still be nice to be able to test and maybe help Apple users who have issues.
Here are some of my old tweets that aren’t substantial enough to each get their own page on this blog.