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zebra2  ·  40 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: TSA checkpoint travel numbers for 2020 and 2019

I see we had the same thought

zebra2  ·  40 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: TSA checkpoint travel numbers for 2020 and 2019

In case anyone was wondering what that looks like in graph form:

zebra2  ·  45 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: August 5, 2020

I like your island a lot. Definitely like what you did with the main square and surrounding houses with tons of flowers. Also seeing a lot of my own design choices being reflected there. Even came across a person that was pretty much my doppelgänger.

zebra2  ·  47 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: August 5, 2020

I will check this out later

I've been playing a lot of Noita again recently. It's basically Spelunky if Spelunky took place in a Falling Sands engine, and it's dope. But in typical roguelike fashion it is wholly unforgiving. The engine itself is really impressive with how well it handles all the particle simulation and such, and it makes the game feel so much more dynamic. What really makes it shine is the rather complex wand-editing mechanic.

Another thing that tickles my fancy about that game is the ridiculously large world with tons of barely-accessible secrets. It's kind of a nostalgia trip in a way. It reminds me of games like Battlezone '98 where maps might be 10x larger than the playable area needed to be for no goddamned reason. It's just so mysterious and I love it.

Also been playing M&B Bannerlord, but have been giving it a rest for a little bit. The shit thing about early access games is that the time it takes for a developer to go from EA to complete is typically longer than the time it takes you to get over a game.

Animal Crossing has been a daily jam for me.

Also, did not know that about Catan.

zebra2  ·  63 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Vaporwave Radio - Nightwave Plaza

Reminds me of how the internet used to be. Really suiting for a VW radio site.

zebra2  ·  67 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: July 15, 2020

So I'm sitting at home. Started feeling ill yesterday, so I'll be stuck in the house until I can get tested and see if I'll be able to go to work next week.

zebra2  ·  70 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How a janitor at Frito-Lay invented Flamin' Hot Cheetos

For pretty much every company I've known, people near retirement age hold some form of the "it used to be a great company to work for" view. Probably has something to do with the way companies tend to get into "cut the fat" mode as they grow, or how things get automated and outsourced, or how pensions have shrunk and vanished, or some other variation of those themes.

zebra2  ·  70 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Why the Internet Is Blowing Up About LA’s Most Infamous Jam Maker

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zebra2  ·  70 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 390th Weekly "Share Some Music You've Been Into Lately"

Susumu Yokota is my jam