What I'd like is a sort of meta-twine system that allows a community to write their own sitcoms or serials, pool them in seasons which maintain a loose narrative arc, and for everyone to be able to play episodes within a season, with their episode-to-episode choices kept locally consistent.

I could do it myself but I'd love for someone to have made it before

Set up a small web app for my kid to easily spin up an amazon ec2 minecraft server when they want to play with their overseas friends.

The project seemed simple enough, written in Python in 2019. I expected some code rot, having to apply some elbow grease to the Amazon side, but surprisingly I spent more time playing "guess which version of this python module actually works".

People rail on javascript packages but pip is like a whole new rodeo

He died as he lived: waiting for a Unity project to finish reimporting

Having to rely more and more on the WayBack Machine to keep links alive on a 13 year-old blog sucks

The Internet Archive, however, rules

All the cool kids are talking about that hot new F2P game on Steam...

*checks notes*

...OpenTTD

Immediately distrust any designer claiming otherwise

It took me 15 years to finally realize that game design is actually entirely a soft skill

The saddest part about Jason Rohrer going racist is that he doesn't even realize it. At least Notch owned the fact that he was an asshole.

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Decided to leave it up but edit the douchebagness out.

What a self-absorbed nerdling, talking like I knew shit.

Aging is good y'all

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Rereading my 2007 posts and whoo boy what a little prick I was then, yikes.

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People are well are aware that politicians are self serving liars who are only looking out for their pocketbooks, except for matters of science. In such cases for some reason, then the politicians are more trustworthy than the experts 🤷‍♀️

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I have come to the conclusion that I am a very financially cursed Game Designer: I seem competent and produce irreproachable works on par with the best standards of the moment, but only because of my presence that project or company is doomed from the moment it took me on.

I've been doing this for over 14 years now and have not had anything remotely similar as a successful project. I'm doing fine though, and have no intentions of changing careers.

Ergo, cursed.

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