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Engine Work

Sunday, November 19th, 2023

In-development screenshot of a pixel-art ghost game over a background of the code in the VSCode Editor

So over on Cohost I threatened to make a big post about it and now I'm making good on my threat. Here's the "Where I'm up to now with the Scared Little Ghost custom engine and some details about how it works" big post.


Little Cyan

Monday, October 30th, 2023

Cyan coloured person is crossing a bridge to get to a house

For the Indie Tsushin Study Buddy Jam I put together a little game to try out PuzzleScript, which I've wanted to experiment with for quite a while.

The result is Little Cyan, a short story game which will probably take less than 15 minutes to finish. Probably a lot less if you're into Sokoban-style puzzles. (Although it's not a traditional sokoban.) It also might just have multiple endings.

Playable for free in-browser, you can download a .txt of the source for $2 if you want to support my work. (I'm not expecting it, but it's always appreciated.)


Thursday, October 19th, 2023

Robot is reading data from a disk. "We set up a probe to monitor the one in the factory lab." is currently shown.

Factory, the puzzle platformer I've been making, is OUT!

Read on to learn a bit more about the game...


This finally arrived!

Thursday, August 31st, 2023

Mega Man X metal cartridge

I donated during the LOVE 3 race at AGDQ this year and, to my surprise, I won this metal Mega Man cart.

It’s pretty hefty! I should figure out a way to display it too, I’m sure there must be some kind of SNES cart stand that exists…

I feel...

Thursday, August 31st, 2023

Cats on a periodic table. Elements spell out “no cats no life”

...that The Internet might appreciate this T-shirt I was gifted.

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