I really appreciate that I've got my Mastodon account for more personal stuff, or things that I don't want to put in front of a big audience

Here's my sprite tile cache in action, if anyone wanted to see that. I even cleared video RAM first to make the gif prettier than it would have been otherwise, though some remnants from the overworld map are there.

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I made it so that my SNES game can support an arbitrary number of enemy types per-level, by automatically loading in enemy graphics and palettes when enemies come onscreen that use them, and overwriting old slots to fit new ones.

I don't think most SNES games have that, but they probably don't need it because they probably put a lot more planning into things haha.

Food 

I got to visit ALDI and they had these weird take-and-bake macaroni and cheese pizzas so of course I had to try one.

I liked it though around 3/4 of the pizza in I think I started to have enough of cheese for awhile.

Tasted like, some sort of buttery cheesy breadstick? With an interesting texture.

My explosion effect is implemented, and I think it looks better than the one I had before that wasn't animated. It's streaming in animations frames like I previously mentioned. I also tried the animation stationary but it didn't look nearly as good.

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I implemented a system in Nova the Squirrel 2 where entities can allocate and free video RAM (in order to stream in animation frames) and now I've got a situation where I'm trying to figure out how I want to go about preventing memory leaks in a SNES game

I don't like that it's always treated like some sort of meme, usually with some sort of context of mockery

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I still wish online roleplay stuff wasn't treated as this weird socially unacceptable taboo thing, because it's something I'm still passionate about, but you can't really reach out about it or find it anymore

I also made bin.smwcentral.net/u/1780/Coco which makes it so you only need to collect one weapon upgrade powerup to get the upgrade, instead of five.

And bin.smwcentral.net/u/1780/Coco which gives you the maximum upgrade with just one powerup, for fun.

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I made a patch for Cocoron that removes the full-screen flashing effects, for accessibility: bin.smwcentral.net/u/1780/Coco

I also submitted it to Romhacking.net so people that need it should be able to find it easier.

dental worries (+) 

It's cosmetic, plus it's not a new issue. I'm fine, I think!

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I see a lot of commission sheets and artists who need help but at this point it's tricky to figure out what sort of stuff I'd even want.

Sometimes there's a way to just donate to them too, which I'll often use. Just wanting to see my characters in different peoples' styles is definitely nice too.

I implemented the bomb ability, and made it act more like bombs in Kirby Super Star so they're faster.

You can still place bombs in the air like in Pocket Bomberman, for the same sort of tricks. I tried having it where the bombs got placed directly underneath you but that was vastly overpowered. But maybe overpowered (but fun!) mechanics call for being made into temporary powerups!

Also the throwing animation needs replaced, but at this point every animation does.

Here's a drawing of Maffi by twitter.com/luvporbol of her wearing suction boots from Chip's Challenge

Nova Storm boosted

SAGE 2020 started, so you can go grab a demo of my game so far on both the SAGE site and the NesDev forums, which are much more likely to be online and available than the SAGE site.

sonicfangameshq.com/forums/sho
forums.nesdev.com/viewtopic.ph

dental worries (-?) 

I scheduled a teeth cleaning for next week, and I looked up what would actually probably be involved with fixing things (if there is in fact a problem) and it would probably just be braces, which don't sound scary or invasive.

I feel calmer at least.

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New Patreon YCH by CutePencilCase! I think that while Rosy is probably my cutest character, Nova is definitely the prettiest

Here's a visualization of the way Nova the Squirrel 1 attempts to get you out of a wall. It checks the solidity of these coordinate relative to the block you're stuck in, in this order.

There are actually four duplicates in the table it uses, which are not shown in this table.

I like the Shield Cat Discord server a lot because the topic of the server is a game I'm really interested in, and I'm made to feel like if I share something then there's definitely people who will appreciate seeing it. And the atmosphere is really good and there aren't people being "edgy" like in some places.

SAGE 2020 started, so you can go grab a demo of my game so far on both the SAGE site and the NesDev forums, which are much more likely to be online and available than the SAGE site.

sonicfangameshq.com/forums/sho
forums.nesdev.com/viewtopic.ph

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