game play/dev, animu illustration, and futurestep enjoyer (with appropriate sunnies to match)

Cost-Effective Curiosity

If something doesn‘t work, fix it yourself. Or get someone else to do it. Or find a replacement of some sort. (Important: strictly in that order.) [⚠ Images ~298kB]

NaNoWriMo 2023 – Part II: Retrospective

Part two of discussing my 2023 project – this time, we go down a trip through memory lane as I discuss work, rest, and play, and how my characters portrayed these experiences. [⚠ Images ~483 kB]

NaNoWriMo 2023 – Part I: Story

In this three-part series, I talk about my experiences with 2023’s grind to 50k words. I’ll first discuss the story – or rather, the characters, really. (tl;dr warning: yes, 22 min article, 1hr+ series!)

D2 (SMASH! 2023)

In the process of talking about the song and its context, this article ended up being a primer to one of DJMAX Technika’s game modes. Sorry about that. [⚠ Images ~410 kB]

SMASH! 2023 Retrospective

I’m no stranger to the exhibitor experience. Yet, there were plenty of lessons to be found hosting my first ITG tourney and cab at SMASH! 2023. [⚠ Images ~1.5 MB]