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0xDB
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 31, 2016 12:27 am    Post subject: COULDMAYBEDO 2017 Reply with quote

    * continue to 'git gud' (drawing, painting, woodcarving, pixelling)
    * drink less
    * play more games
    * stop paying attention to world politics, at the very least don't waste time discussing ANYTHING in online comment sections
I even made a schedule for daily studies/practice (but well... I have a long history of big plans followed by nothing... making a schedule was fun though... also the past few month have shown that I get done a lot more if I don't have a schedule and just do things).
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 31, 2016 11:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

- Get a job :(... have an income again :)
- Ludum Dare stuff (I'm trying to structure things so I can continue working on this, while also earning an income, and (hahaha) having time to pursue personal projects too... yeah)
- Make progress on new game tech (see GEL5)
- Make progress on a new game (this is a hobby now... but I have a bunch of internal docs named "Project 2018")
- Keep getting better at cooking... but also eat healthier
- GET BACK IN TO MUSIC!!
- Get back in to designing characters
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 31, 2016 1:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

@DB:

I think it's time to revisit our demoscene antics. We NOP'd pretty hard in 2016. This year we need to execute some opcodes.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 01, 2017 2:09 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sirocco wrote:
@DB:I think it's time to revisit our demoscene antics. We NOP'd pretty hard in 2016. This year we need to execute some opcodes.
The nopcodes are right under my nose every day... the sheet has deteriorated quite a bit though as it became a testing space for arting and a graveyard for dead pencils. Shall print a fresh one and assign a few hours per week in my schedule for this stuff. First (dreadful) job for me would be to document what we already have.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 01, 2017 10:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah we'll have to ramp up slowly, but as long as we get the wheels turning even a little we'll get somewhere :)
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 02, 2017 1:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have an obnoxious goal of releasing two games this year. I'm pretty confident that it'll happen though.

Other than that, continue getting better at drawing/digital painting and get back into writing music.

I've been drawing pretty regularly for the last 4 months and pretty sure I can keep that up this year.

Place where I dump my drawings: https://www.flickr.com/photos/36917751@N00/

I'd really like to do some demoscene work as well, but I don't think I can fit that in until after these games are out the door.
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Will
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 04, 2017 5:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've kinda neglected posting on here, so, more of that.
This last year has seen me switch basically all my operations over to C from C#, and I haven't looked back.

So, this year:

Stream more programming. Actually, just... do more programming.

On that note:
- Portfolio projects! Web dev, 3D renderers, networking, physics
- With those in hand, maybe get hired?
- Also possible: finish a game and sell that?
- Make progress on my free/open source game too.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 9:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Getting a job is my main stuff here too. I think if I get a job I can do everything else.

Also, still working on an astounding game that makes the industry to go back to Pascal as The Language. I'm pretty near, I feel it...

And survive.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 6:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

- Focus better
- Lose some (a lot of) weight
- Finish a game finally
- Go round Mums
- Get Liz back
- Sort life out
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 11:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I need to stop playing so many games and get something done this year ;)
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2017 8:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Do it! All it requires is higher prioritization. The amount of time we have to do stuff does not change. :]
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