Oh shit this looks cool - a chiptune tracker / musical livecoding environment written in Scheme, using MAME for soundchip emulation https://bintracker.org/
if you're white and you use the internet, you have a duty to ensure that the spaces you are in are not a safe space for white supremacists. no, "oh but I like this person and they've never done anything in MY group" -- listen to us. listen to what we have to say. report people to the mods or if it's an ongoing problem, *leave the fucking group and let people know why you're leaving*.
make mods explain their decisions. make it uncomfortable. make it weird.
it's the LEAST you can do.
Reminder that I wrote a book for struggling programmers called "The Mediocre Programmer". It's a book about helping folks along on their journey with programming, including advice on finding communities, ranking ourselves (spoiler: it's not helpful), backstage vs. performance, and even the emotions surrounding programming. It's a free eBook released under a Creative Commons license. I hope you'll check it out:
@gamemakingtools code is here: https://gitlab.com/polymorphcool/hotchpotch/-/tree/master/godot/normalmap
exec here: https://frankiezafe.itch.io/hotchpotch
@casey https://obscuritory.com/software/flying-colors-free/ there's an archive link in the comments!
warning about potential inadvertent info disclosure, paypal
Was a bit worried it was all stuck on their servers, but you can download your games as HTML files.
One of my favourite FLOSS projects has released a new version with a new name: HedgeDoc 1.7
It's a collaborative markdown editing tool and it's great, and a lovely community, as far as I've experienced. I've been using it consistently in my teaching for about two years.
You can find them on the Fedi: @hedgedoc
Feel like I should do a link share, cuz everything bar 1 release on here is #CreativeCommons, most songs have my weird singing on, but also have instrumental versions. There's a general punk/power-pop/goth garage rock focus, with production decisions to enhance that.
So if you need some guitar and live recorded creative commons bits, or just want some free music with odd lyrics, go here: https://osirissaline.bandcamp.com/
Finally started a page for Aseprite, and doing that found a GPL2 fork called LibreSprite.
Not sure how active it is, but cool none-the-less.
folks here might be interested in https://scanlines.xyz, a community forum for diy audio and video started recently with a few friends:
"this forum was created as a friendly place to discuss diy video and audio projects, electronic-based art, and related interests. it is hosted on our own servers running discourse, rocket.chat, and peertube, and is intended as a refuge from large corporate social media sites. as a community run space, we hope to facilitate sharing of information and encouragement among newcomers and old schoolers alike."
Game Making Tools is a few things, but mostly a wiki for amateur game/vidcon makerers.
1/2 admin accounts, handles most of the adminy announcement stuff :)
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