…I guess I got at least one project "done"—the self-hosted Pinboard alternative—and there are a few more I can push over the edge soon (finishing a novel, printing chapbooks of my surrealist stories, finishing a little Blades in the Dark hack) but my goal was more about learning to schedule better than just having completed stuff.
…last night I dreamed that the band Modest Mouse released a widely celebrated video game—an atmospheric, surrealist walking simulator with light puzzle elements—that was an allegorical retelling of a band member's reuniting with his estranged wife.
I know basically nothing about Modest Mouse or its members. I have no idea where this came from. What the hell, brain.
Anyway, No Man's Sky is still very lovely and it has been nice to spend some calm refreshing times in space.
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.
conscientious objector to the future.
formerly @keweddji as well as @aisamanra on birdsite. he/him
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