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I'm Alan and I make thinky puzzle games.
A Good Snowman Is Hard To Build:
Cosmic Express:
I'm working on a new game and sometimes I'll post screenshots of the evolving world map here.

What's the cheapest way to pick up a phone with a notch while I'm in SF? I thought I'd be able to find a second-hand iPhone X, but the prices I'm seeing are as much as or more than a new iPhone XR.

Job opportunity: we're looking for an experienced Unity programmer to work with a cool team on a cool project:
Please share with anyone you think would be a good fit!

New Ouroboros post on COSMIC EXPRESS (by @draknek et al)

"I can do this, I thought. I can deal with the seemingly impossible but obviously solvable, Alan. You will not take me down this day."

Decision paralysis Show more

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It does not in any way respect your time, but at the same time I can't help but respect it.

Regarding last boost: I have really fond memories of playing Enigma ~15 years ago. What a variety of levels!

found a legit incredible blog about obscure electronic games. beautifully observed write-ups of tons of games i've never encountered, such as this 1988 game by an afro-caribbean woman about subvertng and overthrowing a slave plantation:

Freedom: Rebels in the Darkness

or a 2500+ level puzzle game that is almost literally impossible to complete:


just great

Is "nuanced on alt" the equivalent sin to "horny on main"?

What's the best way to get a bash shell on Windows? I'm trying Windows Subsystem for Linux but it has some annoyances. Before I was using babun, but that was also not perfect.

Spent today playing Obra Dinn. Neat, but anticlimactic ending - I think you won't be missing much if you just stop at whatever point the deductions feel like too much work.

Advice needed: what are some things I might forget to back up/copy to my new computer before I wipe and recycle my old laptop?

new laptop complaints Show more

laptop recommendations Show more

Blergh, my laptop has decided it doesn't have a wifi card 🙃🙃🙃

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