There’s been another Game Breaker’s Toolkit Jam! And it gave me the push I needed to revive some of my earlier internet silliness and let it see the 2020s. If you can’t be bothered reading the rest, it is at justwizards.me, not
Ho ho ho ho, it’s References & Easter Eggs time again! What could possibly be hidden inside such a silly throwaway? Rather a lot indeed, it transpires!
In Just Wizards, there is and always has been a gallery containing 11 images. I’ll be digging into each image and what they truly all mean. Screenshots of each one are of course included within, and in some cases also links to screenshots of earlier versions.
Guess what day it is, will be, or was! That’s right — the 14th of March, which can be written as 3.14 if you have trouble writing dates. In other words, π.
To celebrate this momentous occasion, I have created a pi generator (or, more accurately, adapted an existing one that I don’t fully understand).
A great breakthrough has occurred in the field of artificial intelligence. The machines now know all about Java Cake Games! ChatGPT doesn’t have a clue, likely due to the age of its training data, but Bing is on the ball!
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.
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.