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lil post on bipsi release last month, what this tool is, and an annoying problem i realised is present in all of my scriptable tools kool.tools/blog/makers-study.h #toolmaking

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Mastodon why'd you turn my compose key smiley into the relaxed emoji though, you rat.

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Retro/fantasy gaming nerd out 

This mhughson fella is awesome. They made those pico 8 carts and also this micro platforming engine in 100 lines of code as a starting point for less experienced game makers to use as a starting point. Which they built on a PocketCHIP! lexaloffle.com/bbs/?tid=27626

Also a couple really good NES games From Below and Witch'N'Wiz. mhughson.itch.io/ matthughson.com/

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Can't believe I've only just now learnt about the compose key.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compose_

Set one, now no more copy+paste every time I wanna use a fucking —, or write Pokémon properly. Ostehøvel!

Spent the morning reorganizing my love2d examples, and beginning the process of separating my personal fennel libraries into their own independent build structure.

My goal is to have a minimalist example for each library I use regularly, and for each of the libraries I have created myself.

gitlab.com/alexjgriffith/lua-l

Anything but laser cut shit wood with box joints tbh. Why even use timber if you're just gunna fucking torture it.

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Thought came to me that these'd be good boxes for diy synth projects too.

Gunna start keeping an eye out for them. Older ones have connections that don't match now-standard gas bottles. EBayers seem to be trying to flog them to vintage fetishists, but maybe I can find some freebies or cheap ones on Gumtree.

Hinges on this one are welded on, which was a bit of a pain when trying to secure it on the drill's table, though.

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I want to get some 3.5" floppy disk labels printed, ideally the kind that wrap over the top (so they can't be too stiff). Cut to size with rounded corners. Short run, only need at most 30 copies or so. They can all be identical, but I suppose custom/unique would be a bonus.

Can anyone recommend a print service? Shipping to London, UK.

Relatedly, can anyone recommend the best way to remove existing labels from floppy disks?

#sticker #stickers #label #labels #FloppyDisk #print #removal

Gamejam ? MINICUBEJAM !

This is the first ever jam for #minicube64.

See what you can do with this 6502 based fantasy console with 64x64px + 64 colours in 64K.

No rules just vibes.

itch.io/jam/minicubejam

> Trying to learn about making game input devices.

Main learning so far is that Sanwa parts are overrated as fuck.

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I'd love to just make shit like this all day, collect weird controllers, open a museum where people can play with stuff, and commission people to make games for them...

Like a synth museum/lab for controllers.

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I bought a drill press!

Been drilling out holes in an old camping stove. Making a stick with a weirdish layout for shooters, but will suit Virtua Fighter and Neo-Geo games too.

Trying to learn about making game input devices. Want to make some game things with dedicated interfaces.

Playing around mocking up levels with Tilesetter led.itch.io/tilesetter

For my games I usually end up running my own tilemap tool, but that usually only comes together towards the end of the project. It's nice to see mock up how your levels are going to look before you commit.

I've used Tiled before, but its auto tile setup is very time consuming, so I don't find it useful for mocking up scenes.

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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!

Please read the rules before signing-up :)

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