Since Slack is turning off their XMPP/IRC gateway tomorrow, I had to write a minimal command-line Slack client. http://blog.zarfhome.com/2018/05/a-partial-solution-to-slack-problem.html
I'm not sure what the use case is that this aids, but if it's your use case, enjoy.
Blog post: keeping an eye on the Myst kickstarter. http://blog.zarfhome.com/2018/05/keeping-eye-on-myst-kickstarter.html (mostly of interest to Cyan nerds, but I mention some other recent kickstarters at the end.)
A twitter hashtag is going on about four games that influenced you, and hey, I can post the images here too.
Missing moments in games: investigating key moments in _Everything_ and _El Shaddai_. (Way big spoilers.) http://blog.zarfhome.com/2018/04/missing-moments-in-games.html
Inevitably, I have words about the Twitter client situation: http://blog.zarfhome.com/2018/04/why-does-twitter-allow-third-party.html
My comment on Slack's recent announcement about their XMPP/IRC gateways. They are making a mistake. http://blog.zarfhome.com/2018/03/open-letter-slack-should-not.html
Cyan announces Firmament, posts a trailer video. I don't know anything more than anybody else but I have a blog so I might as well speculate some. http://blog.zarfhome.com/2018/03/cyan-announces-firmament.html
I am aware of the Asymmetric/CampoSanto party, the "Made In MA" party (since I live in MA), and "The Other Party". Latter two can be found at https://www.eventbrite.com/d/ca--san-francisco/gdc/
Is there much of a GDC-going contingent here? I am casting around for stuff to do which is interesting on the indie/narrative front.
Screenshot Saturday! https://mastodon.gamedev.place/media/qbN7gLqTNUTVhlCxj6k
GAMES ARE fur-bearing. GAMES ARE NOT the blockchain.
Heck, maybe I should just procgen enough manifesto to sink a boat.
A friend pointed out the Cheap Art Manifesto which is also appealing.
Maybe I'll just scream incoherently for thirty seconds and run the audio data through a Life simulator.
My favorite games of 2017: Gorogoa, Cinco Paus, Universal Paperclips, Night in the Woods. http://blog.zarfhome.com/2018/01/my-favorite-games-of-2017.html