the individual body is a lie
the individual spirit is a heuristic
The two internet genders:
those who finalize with a dot.
those who do not
Help identifying an old (Japanese?) plastic monster toy?
I played with these when I was… oh say it was 1973 or earlier, safely. You assemble the limbs into perfectly stable mixed-up monster things that can stand.
So, writing tests is definitely not the funnest activity when it comes to building a game. But, It's definitely making me write much cleaner code. I've had a lot of projects die by spaghettification.
I have been programming since like 1985 and I just realized this minute that a "corner case" is, like, where an edge case hits another edge case and gets even weirder. I've been using "edge case" and "corner case" as synonyms without ever thinking about it.
early results. the gene blend rate is turned way up for testing purposes. the food doesn't express both body pigment genes in a visibly apparent way, which is a bit misleading.
roguelikes: You're going to go into this dungeon, where all these monsters live, and just murder them.
Sure sex is great, but have you tried traversing vast expanses of desert soil, alone and on foot under the blistering rays of the Texan sun, both chasing and chasing away unbearable memories of a mutual happiness despoiled by jealousy, recriminations, and destructive behaviors rooted in your internalized inability to feel deserving of another person’s love?
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@kdsch If you're in the space of Joy, you should look at Maarten Keijzer's push-forth language. It's an interesting and amusing little one, and might be good for something like that.
My implementation isn't complete, but @shanecelis has one that might be helpfully inspiring. And they're _all_ for self-education :)
I would just like to take a moment and remind you that the people running your Mastodon instance are normal dorks like yourself, who are probably doing it as a side project.
If you want something from us, it's not a good idea for your first contact about it to be dripping with bitterness and sarcasm. Please be chill with your admin. Thanks. 💓
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I'm an evolutionary robotics researcher turned game developer, making fun virtual robot toys that hint at artificial evolution (think: educational trojan horse)
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