it's the fifth day of 2019 and I think I've already read one of the best articles of the year https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/annehelenpetersen/millennials-burnout-generation-debt-work?utm_source=dynamic&utm_campaign=bffbbuzzfeedreader&ref=bffbbuzzfeedreader
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! https://obscuritory.com/puzzle/enigma/
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:
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.
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?
What's a good laptop with a good balance of specs/price/size? I haven't bought a new computer in a very long time but I definitely need to soon, this one is dying in at least four different ways.
I'm on the excellent podcast The Dialog Box, talking about nomad game dev life, puzzle games, Steam, itch.io, probably more I wasn't paying attention at the time https://soundcloud.com/user-439235764/ep-70
Announcement: Sokobond and A Good Snowman have been updated with new soundtracks. Thanks to the new musicians for doing a great job.
Sokobond now has a lovely ambient soundtrack from Allison Walker: https://allisonwalker.bandcamp.com/album/sokobond
A Good Snowman Is Hard To Build now has a beautiful score from @ghoulnoise: https://ghoulnoise.bandcamp.com/album/a-good-snowman-is-hard-to-build-2018
Making thinky puzzle games like
A Monster's Expedition
A Good Snowman Is Hard To Build
the mastodon instance at cybre.space is retired
see the end-of-life plan for details: https://cybre.space/~chr/cybre-space-eol