(Also yer gonna get transitional '80s-90s Lorenzo Music Garfield, and yer gonna like it.)
This is someone nicuveo's fault for observing https://twitter.com/asutoriel/status/1465461077660114954 could be the bridge back to Goth Girlfriend Garfield.
No, I'm out of time to do that edit tonight. You'll just have to imagine it.
Fun fact: I had a "how to draw" book from Jim Davis as a smol lion. To this day I still use advice I think I got from it to draw the nose in first, when not doing fancy construction sketching at least, to anchor in the rest of the face and expression.
Ideally I'd find some way to software-control the USB bus power, so I can kill the hub the "old" lights are connected to (it's still crazy futuretech to me they have an IR remote, which I'm holding off-camera). The hard part is probably that I'm not sure those lights have good default behaviour on power restore.
(Yes I know about RGB-addressible LEDs; programming a controller for some of those is my next lighting project. But I've got these fixed-function ones for here.)
Finally got that snow clock that's in a toot from a year ago somewhere more-or-less finished off and up on GitHub: https://github.com/LionsPhil/pixmasclock
Marvel at my (very dusty) woodgrain tape deck hiding in the background of the enthralling demo video.
(Hunh, stats for nerds says AVC1, actually.)
I wonder if Masto can handle this...it's a DOSBox-captured video, so it's native-res, using the Zip Motion Block Video codec. ffplay can play it right; VLC screws up the palette entirely.
Hah, no, "failed validation", I can't attach it at all. But, surprise, YouTube actually can!
I mean it's probably transcoded it into fuzzy VP9 or something, but. :P
In theory this is 100% within the capabilities of GIF, but I have the horrible feeling trying to actually capture the result would take another hour, and then modern websites would fastidiously transcode it to WebM or something anyway.
Created an integer palette fade in/out in Allegro 4 and am feeling *unreasonably* happy about it.
This oughta be very easy with modern shader stuff even in truecolor or even HDR, honestly. But even with 8-bit, doing saturating decrements down to zero means the darkness swoops into the image in pools, leaving the brightest spots until last: it gives an HDR-like effect on early '90s hardware. And is era-appropriate, unlike floating-point equal interpolation/big black semitransparent GL quad.
angry at browsers
"On Windows, there will now be fewer interruptions because Firefox won’t prompt you for updates. Instead, a background agent will download and install updates even if Firefox is closed."
*Absolutely* fuck all the way off.
That's the thing that breaks opening new tabs on a regular basis if you've had it on, or have done updates on Linux while FF was running. :/
angry at browsers
"With 94, you’ll find a selection of six fun seasonal Colorways (available for a limited time only)."
Absolutely fuck all the way off, #firefox.
Remember when it was the open browser, with loads of extensively-customizing themes?
DOOM screenshot, sorta, so blood
My favorite part of lf_yt's VRC Doom world might just be the pixellated live front view of your own avatar on the "status bar".
(Not to be confused with the 3/4 one this renagen has in its HUD, which is handy for telling what expression you're making.)
Heh, when I scribbled vigorously over this in Markers, I missed it had expanded the canvas with a transparent stripe to capture the overshoot. Cute. :P
anyway I'm currently experiencing Customs Joy™ getting my upgraded Christmas (/Fursuit) lights delivered from the UK, and the latter half of October apparently vanished in a blink, so it's still Halloween as far as I'm concerned
We're heading deeper into dark times, so spread light and color wherever you can. Be weird, be loud. 🔸 I am not my job.
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