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(I just DMed this to someone else here, and it's worth sharing publicly, SO!)

If you're struggling to find people to follow, especially on a small instance, using:--

instances.social/list

--to search for instances (a good bit of advice is to use multiple versions of the same keyword, 'cause they're not standardised or anything), then browse thier local timelines with:--

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Hi @brainygremlin , welcome to gamemaking.social!

Let me know if you have any questions about how this place works or the wider Fediverse :)

aaaaa i just want a couple of days where i can sit down and finish this :acnl_sigh: :acnl_cookie:

just got a plan of all the pages, a test page, and the rough CSS done so far. Bad timing film festival :acnl_sleepy:

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job opportunity for queer illustrators of color, birdsite boost 

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Hey there! I've written a tutorial on how to do Palette-based Sprites in Gamemaker Studio 2! (It should also work in GMS1)

If you follow it, you SHOULD be able to do what's going on in the video. Check it out here: patreon.com/posts/29149858

#gamedev #indiedev #gamemaker

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mastodon.at/@switchingsocial/t

Saying "any pronouns are fine!" doesn't make you a good ally 

some facts about putting pronouns in profiles (247 words) 

Hey, so I'm mapping out a website that'd be like an up-to-date version of sortingh.at.

But I don't feel like I have a great name, any suggestions?

So far I've got:

- tool recs specs (like X-Ray Spex, gettit)
- findy pants

Doesn't have to reference clothing, just thought that was a nice little homage.

Oh hey, I don't think I've seen this plugin before (Level Buddy):

matt-lucas.itch.io/level-buddy

Only works with Blender < 2.8 at the mo' though.

Couple of videos on the guy's YT too:

youtube.com/channel/UCycowEYuJ

i have been doing a design dive into keshi and other cheap plastic minifigures. i thought i'd share this here because other folks who are into pixel art might find this interesting.

(this image is from neclosfortress.com , which is a lovely reference)

I just submitted the first release of Contrast to Flathub! It's a beautifully designed app to check the contrast ratio between two colors made with GTK & Rust by the GNOME Design Tooling team.🎉🥳

Toni Morrison, from a speech she gave in 1981. Gosh this seems relevant to just about any kind of creative work these days. thx @jomc

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RT @lorenschmidt@twitter.com
labyrinth of the witch has what appear to be fairly classic room 'n' corridor maps, but i'm really curious about the tendency the hallways have to combine and align into major trunks. does anyone have good ideas for how to go about this sort of thing?

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gamemaking.social

Hi! Game Making Social is a part of the Fediverse dedicated to being a well-moderated, cosy, friendly place to talk and share stuff about amateur videogame making, and everything surrounding that.

It's kinda an offshoot of Game Making Tools, which is a wiki(+) for a similar audience.

Game makers, game writers, game curators, etc. etc. most welcome!

I also try to maintain a list of not-jerk game-making communities on the wiki, which you might find interesting.

Please read the rules before signing-up :)

PS: We have Animal Crossing, LSD, and Klik & Play emoji :3