There are a lot of websites for learning new skills. Trying to keep them straight can be a hassle. What are the pros and cons of each one? I picked up a Humble Bundle for Zenva Academy and decided to try it out.
Writing about the Suicide Squad reminded me about an academic paper I wrote back in college (counting on fingers and toes) a few years ago. The Dark Knight was still a newish movie and I had read Agamben’s Homo Sacer (which is super good). I’ve posted this before to my old blog but wanted to put it back up here. Hope you enjoy!
Hey! I finally posted a version of my incomplete thesis project on itch.io for anyone to check it out. I wanted to finish it but I had to keep moving on learning to code. This project got sidelined by my independent studies into Unity. The project is still buggy but you can try out the skeleton of it on my page here: https://gywair.itch.io/rpg-library
It was made using a Yoyo Games asset for GameMaker 1.4 (so I don’t know if it is for sale anymore). You can see I did a sweet job rebranding it in the demo: https://marketplace.yoyogames.com/assets/143/yoyo-rpg
Hello! I wrote a paper about art in college (nearly 10 years ago now). I’m pretty proud of the work even now (though I could probably argue with myself about it). It’s not my normal writing but I wanted to share it all the same. Hope you enjoy it!
So I’ve been following different indie game developers on Twitter for a while now. I’ve felt like an imposter or like I was party crashing listening to them talk about their work. A few of these people on Twitter announced that they are putting on a ‘Salvage Jam‘ for old unfinished projects. I decided to sign up to force myself to actually finish something. I don’t want to be ‘faking it’, I just want to be ‘making it (the game that is)’.
Greetings! The holidays were a whirlwind here. My last day of work for the year was also the day I saw the Last Jedi and the day I graduated (and that was the first night). Christmas break is traditionally a time of the year where I make big promises to not deliver on. I always say I’m gonna do big things but usually just take a break. This year wasn’t really any different but then I started the year off sick.
Another Turkey Day in the books. This year we honored the time-tested family tradition of doing manual labor, eating till we hurt, and discussing medical procedures in gory detail over dessert. It was fun.
Because I sort of let the month slip by, I thought I’d give the short-hand version of my month for everyone.