I've been seriously avoiding the whole /game/ aspect to this virus shooter I've been tinkering on.

Tonight I planned out all the major zones, and tasks required in each.

Starting to feel like a real game project now! Just need to follow through and make all these things...

Virus shooter thing coming along. Now with very satisfying 3D pathfinding for the virus cells.

Pop Will Eat Itself - Dos Dedos Mis Amigos

An album perhaps more relevant today than it was in 1994.

I have no idea what this game is I'm making right now, but it's got a real sweet aesthetic and random map generator.

Some kind of sci-fi roguelike?

Thinking about whether sheep herding mechanics in a roguelike dungeon would be interesting.

It's just a pleasant platformer, not too tricky, or long.

I was making it for the Nokia 3310 jam, but missed the deadline, so I up-rezzed it to GameBoy specs for better appeal, and nicer art.

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Prototyped a top-down racing game in Godot today. 2020 is going well so far.

Maybe spent too long hacking on my Bee 4X game before work this morning, who can really say.

I wonder at what point you go from noticing a receding hairline, to just shaving it all off...

Accidentally have three gamedev projects on the go. Also Void Bastards. So that's my life now.

*Retreats back into the Mastodon shadows*

Trust Edgar Allen Poe to not only write the first modern murder mystery; but to also write the most absurd conclusion to a murder mystery.

"The Murders in the Rue Morgue," available at your nearest distributor of public domain content.

Hopping on BART to go to a record store is looking more on the cards, however!

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🎈 πŸŽ‚ It's my birthday and I can stay home from work and hack on video games if I want to.

Or go on a motorcycle ride if this rain ever clears up, which is looking increasingly unlikely.

I probably don't need to write my own branching dialogue/quest system. But I probably will anyway.

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