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Jayenkai
Created : 24 November 2022
Edited : 24 November 2022

#592 - I Want To Break News



Weekly Newsletter


I Want To Break News

#592 - Thursday 24th November, 2022

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Hello World


I'm determined not to skip another week's newsletter, but gud munkies, is it a struggle, this week.
When I decided that "Just a SpikeDislike Advent Calendar will do", in early October, I figured it'd be a simple task that would require little or no effort.
As the Dec 1st deadline rapidly approaches, I'm very much regretting that decision!!
Oh my god, the artistic creativity needed to make so many themes is insane, and forcing myself to make 25 of the bloomin' things in suck a short amount of time has been FAR much more effort than I'm used to doing within an Advent Collexion.

Normally I'd draw a bunch of sprites then re-use them endlessly, or if I'm doing more than that, give myself enough time to churn out 25 different games.
But here? It's Draw, Draw, Draw again!!

I've wimped out a fair few times and grabbed sprites from previous SpikeDislikes, but hopefully folk won't complain.

SpikeVent launches next Thursday, and I also have to prepare SoCoder's various Advent Threads on the site, too, before next week.
.. Then it's time to chill out, relax, rest, stop sweating, and do nothing for a whole month.

... Except the daily advent door opening posts, and the whole Advent of Creativity thing.
Oh no...!!

SoCoder


Twinnings

Pio posts a game about matching squares in a grid.
Each tile matches another negative tile in the grid, but some of the tiles have additional white splodges painted over them, so it makes it harder to find their match.
Can you find all the pairs?
     socoder.net/?Showcase=86731

Ugly Fonts

Blitz3D was never fantastic at drawing TTF fonts to the screen, and DNA is looking for alternatives, be it different drawing methods, or alternative languages.
     socoder.net/?Topic=8939

SoSpinal


Spinal's TShirt

Spinal got his lovely Alf/Elf shirt printed, and it's turned out lovely.
     socoder.net/?GotoPost=86758

Spinal's Code

Spinal takes a peek back at his Touchscreen code from April, and ..
Oh dear.
Oooooh dear..
     socoder.net/?GotoPost=86734

SoFaster


Gotta Go Fast

Technology's constantly on the move, and Pakz brings word of a drastic improvement that might bring us twenty times the speed that we currently have!
The thread has turned into a "What's your broadband speed" thread.
Post your stats!!
     socoder.net/?Topic=8941

Twitter Falls Faster

Poor little birdie, dying under the weight of billions of dollars.
I wish I had that problem...
     socoder.net/?GotoPost=86698

SoSiteNews


Adding Adverts to SoCoder

Jay had an absolute bastard of a nightmare, this week, when someone hacked into he site and added adverts all over the site.
Jay struggled to find the hacks, as he removed giant billboards from the tops of the sidebars, and that annoying popup when you try to click on anything on the page.
Oh my god, it was an absolute horror show.
...
It's ok.. Don't panic..
It was literally a nightmare, in Jay's dreams, and nothing actually happened in the real world.
Freddie isn't real!
     socoder.net/?Topic=8938

KiloTube


Trailer

Sawwwwniiiik!
     
View on YouTube

Commercial Break

youtu.be/Lv-i4FTF49E

Musical Interlude

     youtu.be/gb4GTTxQUJg

LearningTube


Are we alone?


View on YouTube

GigaTube


Simon's Cat

A new animated adventure.

View on YouTube

All the KITTs

All of them!
     youtu.be/5DvEmV1MfUY

Artistic Pursuits


Drawing from Descriptions

Jazza draws what the book says

View on YouTube

And Alyssa has a go, too
     youtu.be/_FzKF9bkgWI

In Fake Reality


Nerfs

The future of fake CGI none-reality

View on YouTube

80s Cover Corner



View on YouTube

Mashup Cover



View on YouTube

Pulpmania



View on YouTube

TVCover Corner



View on YouTube

VGRemix Corner


https://youtu.be/FRUDl6HQHQQ

ALChoon



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