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Here's a cool video on Amiga sampling:

youtube.com/watch?v=i9MXYZh1jc

I met cTrix one time at a chipmusic festival and he was a real nice guy. One of those people who are just really encouraging of new people in a scene. His YT channel is pretty cool too.

A library 📚📚📚 for MicroPython 🐍 for drawing tiles and sprites 👾 on an RGB SPI screen. Created by @deshipu

Learn more: bit.ly/2P3H7wD

Original tweet : twitter.com/hackaday/status/12

I spent the past days with playing on aagenielson.dk . I was a bit afraid that the site could be a nazi shithole because nazis simply throw their dirt on everything connected to the viking age. But it turned out to be a really friendly and welcoming community. The people there simply seem to be happy about every new person hat is interestd in the game.

Updated our old palette colors-sorted-by-brightness infographic by making a default-palette-only version. First image is the default palette one; second is the default-plus-extended palettes one.

The post we made about the cart we wrote to generate this data - lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=35881 - includes a text file lexaloffle.com/bbs/files/40166 for people who want the data in a more convenient form.

I 100% agree that fedi's privacy and security measures are basically non-existant and that that massively sucks

But it's a decentralized social network and was never meant to be a place where you can safely admit personal things to a select few people, or talk about all the crimes you commit

Twitter isn't secure
Discord isn't secure
Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, etc etc. Are all not secure.
And fedi is no different from this
In fact, with decentralization, whose entire premise is "everyone has an independent copy of the data so it doesn't get lost", that's... inevitable, if not deliberate

Even if follower only posts were 1000% secure

Do you trust your admins? Do you trust your followers? Do you trust yourself to be able to flawlessly judge who you can share this information with?

#PZI #WdKA #XPUB #Experimental #publishing #Master #call #for #application.

A two-year master focussed on the acts of making things public and creating publics in the age of post-digital networks.

pzwart.nl/experimental-publish

Application Deadlines:

06.03.2020: NON-EU + EU priority
24.04.2020: Final EU deadline

trying to make a discord bot. python is working much easier than my previous attempt in javascript, but there's still so much I don't get. if anyone understands async or threading please hmu

An open letter to game journalists: #metoo, fighting with surviving abusive reporting, and the fallout of not caring...
nathalielawhead.com/candybox/a
I wrote about the consequences, and shared absolutely everything...and the stuff here places me at risk so please read it.
Please share.

meta, instance block, followbot 

Streamers can be so annoying about microphones.

“Never use a USB microphone! You really need an XLR microphone with a high resolution audio interface!”

Right… because 24-bit LPCM samples taken at a rate of 192 kHz is going to sound any better in quality from 16-bit LPCM samples taken at a rate of 48 kHz when it’s been downsampled to 16-bit @ 44.1 kHz and encoded to 128 kbit/s AAC to comply with DASH standards for streaming. 👀

Besides that, maintaining signals as analog for longer before sending them through your audio interface just allows for more noise to enter the signal before digitization. Since you aren’t actually getting the benefit of increased resolution, signal clarity is far more important.

Cheaper USB microphones will always sound better with a similar-quality condenser than any audiophile XLR setup as long as you are meeting or exceeding 16-bit samples taken at a rate of 44.1 kHz because they digitize the signal as soon as possible and thereby minimize the amount of noise introduced.

a neural net defines TOP FURNACE 

Making a list of my fave things from SPECULATION JAM* is too tough, but this this bunch of tools by @candle is especially relevant :)

candle.neocities.org/speculati

Also everyone's essays are on nice looking websites!

* itch.io/jam/speculation-jam/en

Anyone have some cool screenshots of them working on something in Glimpse? Or could someone share something cool they created? I plan on revamping the main page soon, and it would be great to have some screenshots on the main page :)

Oh awesome - we've been thinking for ages that it would be really really helpful to have, like, a cart which lets you move music patterns and sound effects around, and apparently this now exists!

lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=36922

Checking the author's Twitter - @originalrune@twitter.com - they also made a tool a while ago for rearranging sprites: lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=35255

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To celebrate Flotilla's 10th birthday, Brendon Chung (Blendo Games) has released its source code.
blendogames.com/news/post/2020

Flotilla provided a bunch of inspiration for #HiveTime. I'm looking forward to digging in and learning its guts :)

in this thread i will give a rundown of all my free C# game dev libraries

One week left for submissions, and there is definitely space for you.

Yes...you!

I can also give a couple more details that I don’t think I have announced before. The size of the zine will be 5.5x8 inches, and in full color, for the art and photo contributions.

Really looking forward to what comes in at the end.

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i read something today which i thought grounded n-dimensional rotations in a common framework really nicely.
euclideanspace.com/maths/geome

it frames a rotation as a transformation, but one of a class which preserve distance and angle.

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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