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).
Continue reading Celebrating Pi Day on the Commander X16
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!
Continue reading Sydney knows who I am
Originally, javacakegames.com was hosted… well, I don’t remember exactly where it was hosted, but I’ve been through a few hosts in my time.
I started with HostMonster, which seemed a bit expensive and limiting for what it was.
Continue reading Goodbye, Netcup
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.
Continue reading Improving the KitKat mouse on Linux
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.
Continue reading The ethics of AI-generated artwork
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.
Continue reading Sinking City Saviour: References and Easter Eggs
Well there we are. I’ve been backstabbed (/s) by former partner Developer Doge. He’s basically created a tutorial for how to cheat on the Unipop leaderboards. But what can we learn from this?
Continue reading Re: Hacking The Leaderboards