Anyway, No Man's Sky is still very lovely and it has been nice to spend some calm refreshing times in space.

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Last night I was playing some No Man's Sky with some friends, one of whom had rushed to build a house in a storm and ended up with an awful mess of a building. We all gathered to make fun of it, then posed on top of it, then contributed to making it Worse.

selfie, eye contact, masked 

Doing more low-poly modeling tonight, this time with a heavy gradient aesthetic instead of the pixel-heavy one. This was fun for a change.

To give a bit of comparison, here's what the same scene looks like without normal maps on the models. I try to keep things detail-less and flat, using only the normals to give them texture.

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I've been doing low-poly modeling in Blender with hand-drawn pixel art normal maps. I'm really into this look.

selfie, close-to-eye-contact 

Tonight I ate Japanese-style curry for the first time since… April? Which means I now know exactly how this image feels.

I like it when Mastodon informs me of what the popular happenings of the day are.

I've gotten around to implementing "Unix-style" tag display in Lament Configuration. Tags with slashes are "hierarchical"—a link tagged with `a/b` is implicitly also tagged with `a`—and I think this display makes that clearer.

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