Les Orchard โœ…๐Ÿ•น๏ธ๐Ÿ”ง๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿฐ @lmorchard@toot.lmorchard.com

"I Made a WiFi Pumpkin" ...and about 3 months later, I finally blogged about it.

Thinking I want to finally get back to doing this regularly. Comments welcome - on the format, content, whatever.

blog.lmorchard.com/2018/02/08/

Oof. David Bowie's "Blackstar" comes up on a Spotify station and my eyes instantly started stinging

After tinkering with some BBS DOS door games and then tinkering with some "helper" programs for semi-automated play (i.e. cheating), now I've got a notion to write an idle game that's mostly just colored text and ANSI graphics scrolling by

Man, I am just so, like, angry at this song "Shield for Your Eyes, A Beast in the Well on Your Hand" by Melt-Banana but I keep playing it over and over open.spotify.com/track/5jxKCf7

Tried moving all my images to S3, which seemed to have worked. But now I can't upload media. Maybe I broke my tooter

Heisenberg, Schrodinger and Ohm are in a car. CC @lmorchard

Tempted to use the name "heisenberg_compensator" for the module where I'm keeping my game code related to position & velocity, but that's just weird

Haven't played Elite Dangerous in a long while. Just fired it up again and remembered I was on my way to the black hole at Cygnus X-1. Just finished that trip.

Teenage Rush fan me would be proud of adult Rush fan me. toot.lmorchard.com/media/TZshH

It's not super awesome yet, but my in has progressed to a space ship that shoots bullets that make janky falling asteroids disappear. toot.lmorchard.com/media/TEvaz

Playing Blaster Master Zero on Switch and I suddenly remember that I was about as obsessed with this game on NES as I was with Metroid. Also have the distinct memory of pizza, because that was video store & pizza night.