@ericd to my business associates, but you can call me Eric D..

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"I, a universe of atoms, an atom in the universe."
(Richard Feynman)

I make @apero, macOS pnut client.

Shiny is better. ⇄

@33MHz I highly recommend The Wolf's Call, and I also liked Saint Maud. And I've rediscovered Looker. And a few others, I've made a letterboxd list [boxd.it].
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We get to enjoy @brian and @kyle's lovely faces, up on the wall [pnut.io] now! Thanks always to @bgr43_.πŸ––

/@thrrgilag @jdscolam @ludolphus @shawn @joanna @po @jvimedia @papierzeit @jws @hutattedonmyarm @ericd
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@pnut omg omg this is incredible! Amazing! Nice work Greg! Thank you Robert ☺️ @thrrgilag @jdscolam @ludolphus @shawn @joanna @po @jvimedia @papierzeit @jws @hutattedonmyarm
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With only one hand, Steve Vai plays guitar [youtube.com] levels of magnitude better than 99.99% of two-handed guitarists. He's such an adorable alien.
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@33MHz I also play games that are in the same spirit. Dungeon Keeper of course, also Terraria, and other sandbox-typed games - with a preference for KeeperRL, which is a rogue-lite + dungeon master, kinda. Which ones do you play?
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Been playing Dwarf Fortress... All I can say is: it's awesome and terrible at the same time. It's insanely deep and complex, the graphics are horrendous, the UX abysmal, the gameplay is punishing: yet, it's incredibly fun and addictive. Absolutely perfect!
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@Kabuku @Streakmachine Well, you made me look. 😁 But no, not really possible with the Pico8. That would have been a fun hackathon though!
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@Streakmachine Its limitations are its strengths, I mean the console is weak and powerful at the same time, it's really fun to code within such defined and peculiar specs. You can't make a big game, so you have to make a *tight* game. Great concept.
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Surprisingly, although we can type the code in an external editor with auto-save then switch to the pico-8 to run it, it's a better experience to code directly into the tiny pico-8 window and its tiny font.
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Pico-8 Fantasy Console [lexaloffle.com] is really fun. I feel like I'm coding on a C64 from a parallel universe. Sprites! Maps! Peek&Poke! So cool.
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@Kabuku @apero Yeah this is rather interesting, probably a bug in the resizing code (image is normal in the profile). It's pretty indeed πŸ˜…. Apero's code is too old (Swift 2), I can't even open the project with current tools. Never gonna be fixed. Sorry!
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Can confirm Apero 1.17 works just fine in macOS Monterey on my 2015 MacBook Pro.

Oh, and hi, everyone. Sorry I haven't been around and paying attention. Busy with a new career.

Hope everyone is doing well!
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@33MHz @retrophisch Awesome news! That good old Apero... It still gives me warm feelings every time I see it mentioned on Pnut. I'm glad it's still useful! ☺️
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@jeremycherfas Thank you Jeremy
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@joe Thank you Joe.
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@33MHz Thank you. I love this photo because it reminds me how happy he was that day.
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Our beloved dog has lost his battle against cancer today. I'm heartbroken. Adieu, my friend, you were the best. Love you forever.
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Not sure how to use fader levels on a mixing console? Here's a quick recap.
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I'm giving food to wild birds *and* to stray cats.

Chaotic good?
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You gave up too much to turn back now. ⇄