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Requisite not dead post

Or the difficulties of coding and life

March 27, 2021 • A weeping man

The goal was always to write here weekly at the minimum, but that was always overly optimistic. Two kids and a job an hobbies eat time fast. It sounds obvious but you always think you can juggl...


Financial Voodoo

Or how in the world do stonks work

Feb. 14, 2021 • A weeping man

Little to say here today. My January game project was a bit of a disappointment and overall I'm a bit disinterested in the Ionic framework these days. After the Gamestop fiasco that was ev...


New Year update

or 2021 vision

Jan. 6, 2021 • A weeping man

Holidays make things busy and thus its been a bit since the last update. There is also the little matter of my car being hit by a young driver and having to deal with that. Also on some levels ...


Gamejam Eve

Or 48 hours of insanity part 2

Nov. 12, 2020 • A weeping man

Two things have dominated the my hobby work this month. The upcoming gamejam, and prep for the gamejam. While I'm officially in the Mix and Gamejam as a solo developer, I have a group of...


Blue Noise Streets and a GameJam

Or 48 hours of insanity part 1

Nov. 2, 2020 • A weeping man

After a month of hard work work, contract work, and hobby work I can safely say my skills have never been stronger. You can check out Blue Noise - Streets in the Tearcell Arcade to see what I...


Progress or Not

or The realities of work

Oct. 17, 2020 • A weeping man

The saying 'Some years feel like days and some days feel like years' seems apt this month. Already October and while I don't feel that productive on the hobbyist front, my upgrad...


October Report

or How I always learn something new about Django

Oct. 8, 2020 • A weeping man

I've said it before but I'm consistently surprised by how much you can accomplish so quickly with the Django Rest Framework and of course Django. This week in a fit of anger I stood...


Frustration Now 9-29-20 edition

Or how we wasted a day for no reason

Sept. 29, 2020 • A weeping man

If I can save you one head ache when developing for the SerivceNow mobile agent... if I can save you one frustrating day... then this will all have been worth it. When using Multi-scan for t...


Scope Creep

or How I'm bad at time management

Sept. 25, 2020 • A weeping man

By this point in my career I'd like to think I have time management skills down, but I keep surprising myself. The grand goal of this months project was a 'point and click meets zelda...


Diving into Pixel Art

Or how I spent 20 minutes drawing a rock

Sept. 14, 2020 • A weeping man

In my defense the rocks came out pretty darn good. My hobbiest game development journey has finally reached a point where my visions out pace my budget and free assets, so like so many other...