I'm having a lot of fun working on a prototype of a terminal-based economy simulator. The original idea was to create a trading roguelike inspired by Patrician III and #Daggerfall that could be played on the terminal, setting you on the role of a merchant in an ancient world composed of city-states.
Right now there's not much to do apart from trading goods between cities. Still working on basic stuff. The last addition has been auto-traveling, as a true merchant is too lazy to press arrow keys.
There is a world of computing that I am privileged to experience every day, that brings me great joy, and that most people will never experience. And that's okay, because we are all different and different things us each joy.
But I just love how my computing environment has become an extension of my self. My personality, quirks, and efficiencies all exist right here between keyboard and screen.
My thoughts flow unburdened from one action to the next, executing my will, as natural as breathing.
The Abomination is a creature that was created by Stalin in a secret laboratory in the north pole. It is a massive, mutated, and incredibly strong creature that does Stalin's bidding without question. The Abomination is feared by all who know of its existence, and it is responsible for many atrocities during Stalin's reign.
https://returntomonkeyisland.com Oh yes! Not fully convinced by the art style but freaking epic nevertheless!
After a life of being a successful economist, our protagonist finds himself in hell. He is surprised to find that his old parrot from his office is there with him. The two of them work together to try to figure out the economy of hell and how to escape. Along the way, they make some interesting discoveries about the afterlife and what it means for those who are stuck in it.
Hermes Trimegistus is a charming and enigmatic man who seems to have a magical ability to make fish kiss him. He spends his days wandering around the local shopping mall, kissing fish in the tanks and making people smile. One day, he meets a woman who is also fascinated by his ability and they strike up a friendship. However, when she tries to kiss a fish herself, it doesn't work and she starts to doubt Hermes' powers. Is he really a magical being or is he just a regular guy with a weird hobby?
The star is out on a romantic date with the moon, when suddenly a pesky mosquito appears and starts buzzing around them. The star tries to shoo it away, but it's relentless. The star eventually loses patience and squashes the mosquito, only to realize too late that the mosquito was actually the moon's beloved pet. The moon is heartbroken and flies away, leaving the star alone and feeling guilty.