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Machine Love?

This was not an entry I had planned on making, but I am in a weird state of mind right now. Bad weird. I just buried my kitten, Egon. I live near a road, and that road is a bit infamous for killing cats. Back in january '16, a friend of the family gifted me with a lovely black cat, named Bastian, and just having the little guy around lit up my life. But a...

SCIENCE (biatch!) for Big Games! (part 4)

(other entries in the series: 1 2 3 4 )
No picture today. I'm doing some heavy updating to the movement of objects on scales ranging from galaxy-wide to dirt-under-your-feet wide, and it's moving forward.... with significant resistance. It, too, will soon bow to me! But trudging through 0s and 1s to make things look not dumb is a tedious enough job to...

SCIENCE (biatch!) for Big Games! (part 3)

SCIENCE (biatch!) for Big Games! (part 3) (other entries in the series: 1 2 3 )
You know what's really neat to have? A universe. It gives you a place to put your stuff, and you can look at it whenever the boss isn't breathing down your neck. I really like having a universe, and I don't even mind sharing it with other people. That's just the kind of guy I am.
What you see in the above image is m...

SCIENCE (biatch!) for Big Games! (part 2)

SCIENCE (biatch!) for Big Games! (part 2) (other entries to this series: 1 2 3 )
The reboot is coming along nicely. What you see in the picture is the basic space full of stars that is now being generated seemingly correctly. I will be porting and improving the code for galaxy formation, superclusters and cosmic filaments in the next few days.
But where is the science?
Before I even started on t...

Developer's Log, star date 98723426pistachio18#himom

Developer's Log, star date 98723426pistachio18#himom The project is now three months old, today. That means I have uploaded the current game for anyone to play around with. It's clunky and has a tendency to crash, but as long as it works it's kind of enjoyable!
If you follow my blog (I actually think a couple of people do, which blew me away completely!), you know my habit of tabula rasa , i.e. the clean s...