I suspect I got a new Dunkin' employee this morning, because a) he just quietly put everyone's orders in the corner without saying what they were, and b) he put a container of cream cheese in the bag with my egg and cheese sandwich

just ate a whole box of cinnamon altoids, ama

just got a youtube ad with less than a second left in the video 😆 was literally like “all right, thanks for watching, don’t forget to like and subscribe, byeee—” [ad interruption which I skipped after the 5-second countdown] “—eee.” THE END

I don't really want to be at GDC, but I _would_ like to take a week off

There's probably a take in here somewhere about how we tend to reserve our creative efforts for public consumption, either by monetizing our hobbies or providing grist for the social media mill, instead of turning them inwards…but instead of writing that take I'm going to write a short story that none of you will ever see so I can enjoy it in three months when I forget what it says

I've always known this about music—you can learn a song so that you get to listen to it when you play it, the way that people did before recorded music. But I never thought of writing a story for myself in that same way

I guess I'm having this realization late, but it's occurred to me that you can just write stuff for yourself to read for fun later on

Daylight Saving weekend is one of the best weekends of the year. Anyone who prefers one hour of weekend sleeping over months of extra PM sunlight is a cop

Undertale is the video game adaptation of Sesame Street's The Monster at the End of This Book

(If you aren't into music theory: this is a meaningless insight. Just imagine I counted the number of lowercase g's on every page of a short story and determined that page 12 had the most)

I was trying to find the song with the earliest modulation the other day, because that's a normal thing for me to do. Aretha's Think is right about at the one-minute mark, this song Dosei Shounen by Polta does it at 0:45…but today I had Pet Sounds on and Wouldn't It Be Nice modulates after like seven seconds. So that's probably game over

Feels like I’m doing a good deed when I shop on itchio

The only time I feel cool on a computer is when I type a 20-character password and then instinctively fix a typo at character 15 while still in the asterisked-out text field

The new ToeJam and Earl seems good. Maybe a little too kitchen sink-y with mechanics, but I can't blame them too much. Also, it's wild that I can type "the new ToeJam and Earl"

I signed an email "Dab" by accident... 😑

I'm grateful to the game outlets who have started covering labor issues in the past couple years, but also…I dunno if I ought to be reading a constant stream of layoff reports? Seems like a net negative for mental health honestly

There is way too much excitement over Trials for me, a Falcom fan waiting for news on the next _Trails_, to feel at ease

Dan Bruno boosted

who called it "dabbling in things man was not meant to know" and not "cracking open an Old One"

(full credit to @deerful and @darius for inspiring this with comments in their Too Much Not Enough episode about Rimworld)

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