When you're stuck in a rut, it can be good to change your perspective.
Relocated computer and a monitor upstairs to my other desk.
This feels nice.
My game The Wastes (Windows, Linux) has seen a major update yesterday, along with a 70% discount on Steam. If you like older shooters from the early 2000s that come with bots, this might be for you!
It's also free-software and developed primarily on Linux with new features implemented and fixes sent out regularily.
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With my confidence dully boosted, I've now applied to more companies.
The discussions I've had have actually helped me figure out what it is I want to do.
Also trying to come to terms with the fact places I have interviewed at probably aren't actually what I'm looking for. Which is hard when there's a really good chance I'll get an offer next week.
I accidentally searched for some Python syntax today, and got sucked into Google's "foobar" recruiting text adventure thing (https://thehustle.co/the-secret-google-interview-that-landed-me-a-job).
So far 33% through level 3 out of 5.
It's all fun and games, until your wireless headphones run out of juice.
Step 1: Infinite driving engine with Wipeout aesthetic: done
Step 2: Content and game mechanics: uhhhh, who knows. Halp?
Most excellent 80s-90s goth playlist at the Ale Industries brewpub tonight.
Feeling pretty hecking adult right now, with a newly laid partial lawn (local nursery only had half of what we needed in stock) in the back garden.
The next tricky thing is stupid algorithm questions during the interview, which generally have no bearing on the actual job.
Of which I'm now stubbornly doing on leetcode.com. Because life is pain, obviously.
The tricky thing is, for applying to <big company> places is finding the ones where my side projects won't conflict or be "owned" by them (California copyright ownership laws aside).