🌸 Wed, Nov 30, 2022 🌸

IMO, QA should be part of the development team.

🌸 Wed, Nov 30, 2022 🌸

Tags: #games #marketing #sales #PR #steam #youtube #tiktok

So currently, for a successful game, you need an army of sales, marketing, and PR personnel, and I hate it. I am wondering if it would be possible to fix it. I want good games to bubble up magically by themselves without…

🌸 Tue, Nov 29, 2022 🌸

Tags: #realstory #fired #nothing

I was talking to my friend, and the conversation got to the point when I asked:

“Have you ever been fired?”

“Yes,” he replied.

“For what were you fired?”

“For nothing.”

“For nothing?”

“Yes, I had been doing nothing in that firm for two yea…

🌸 Tue, Nov 29, 2022 🌸

Just keep swimming

🌸 Mon, Nov 28, 2022 🌸

Tags: #grammarly #language

Grammarly just sent me a report:


You were more accurate than 27% of Grammarly users.

This is why I am using Grammarly, I cannot grammar even if you put a gun against my head. 😂

🌸 Mon, Nov 28, 2022 🌸

Tags: #parenting #parentalcontrols #design #law

Parental Controls systems are usually garbage. They are poorly implemented, kids find a way how to break them, and that systems are horribly designed, sometimes tightened by a law forcing them to in optimal designs. At some point, …

🌸 Sun, Nov 27, 2022 🌸

Tags: #UnrealEngine #CPlusPlus #NavMesh #GameDev #AI

Pawns can avoid other pawns in the path-finding. Just set bUseRVOAvoidance to true


auto movementComponent = Cast<UCharacterMovementComponent>(viewer->GetMovementComponent());

🌸 Sun, Nov 27, 2022 🌸

AppImage crash: “The display compositor is frequently crashing. Goodbye.”

Just add --no-sandbox in terminal.

Example: ./MyApp.AppImage --no-sandbox

🌸 Sun, Nov 27, 2022 🌸

Tags: #youtube #mistake #recommendations

I think I made a mistake. YouTube recommendations were not good lately and I thought if I subscribed to channels I like, it would become better. I had maybe 5 subscriptions before, I just did not bother to subscribe. So I spent time and s…

🌸 Sun, Nov 27, 2022 🌸

Tags: #twitch #virtuality #twitchchat #gamedev #unrealengine Virtuality progress: hot tub LUL

🌸 Sat, Nov 26, 2022 🌸

Tags: #twitch #virtuality #windows #stats #gamedev #unrealengine

Virtuality progress:

  • Fixed connection issue in Twitch Integration plugin
  • Built Virtuality on Windows
  • Added name tags above the characters' heads
  • Fixed the issue when dropped items disappear
  • Added lights …

🌸 Thu, Nov 24, 2022 🌸

When you program in C++, never never use goto.

🌸 Wed, Nov 23, 2022 🌸

How low I fall-down in the corporation? Hear me out, I just approved PR with goto in it.

🌸 Wed, Nov 23, 2022 🌸

Such an awkward moment, then you walk on the streets and suddenly see a familiar face. You wave and say: “Hi,” and the guy replies something to you, and you reply back: “Good, how are you?” And your English brain translator kicks in and finally you understand he said: “Hi Mika, g…

🌸 Tue, Nov 22, 2022 🌸

#games #gamedev #unrealengine #programming #development #indiedev

Today’s progress: Allow address users with leading @, a…

🌸 Mon, Nov 21, 2022 🌸


🌸 Sun, Nov 20, 2022 🌸

How to reload a file in the Emacs buffer M-x revert-buffer. #emacs #revertbuffer #lifehack

🌸 Sun, Nov 20, 2022 🌸

#games #gamedev #unrealengine #programming #development

Today’s progress: made a shipping build for the game, implemented allowing play…

🌸 Sun, Nov 20, 2022 🌸

UKismetSystemLibrary::GetDisplayName() in shipping builds returns garbage. I should read the documentation more carefully: “Returns the display name (or actor label), for displaying as a debugging aid.” #UKismetSystemLibrary #GetDisplayName #shippingbuilds #documentation

🌸 Sun, Nov 20, 2022 🌸

I wonder if such a product exists. I see battery-free mice on the market, but I wonder if there is an ultra-light battery-free wireless gaming mouse with a big mouse pad. #batteryfreemouse #gamingmouse #mice

🌸 Sun, Nov 20, 2022 🌸

#unrealengine #twitch #gpt3 #virtuality #npc

Yesterday’s progress:

I pulled out my 7-month-old project called Virtuality. It was my attempt to make GPT-3 control NPCs. It did not work very well. So I decided to repurpose the project to Twitch chat controls NPCs.

I upgraded Un…

🌸 Sun, Nov 20, 2022 🌸

Somehow my Twitch settings reset, it switched to the white schema and logged me out from BetterTTV. #twitch #betterttv

🌸 Sat, Nov 19, 2022 🌸

#gamedev #games #sound #programming Magic formula to make your game play sounds in background:


🌸 Sat, Nov 19, 2022 🌸

#twitch #games #sound #programming

2 hours of banging my head on the wall, trying to figure out why my Twitch chat game does not have sounds. And you know games usually if they are running in the background do not make sound. And guess what, to make a message in the chat I need…

🌸 Fri, Nov 18, 2022 🌸

#twitch #streaming #gaming #gpt3 #sims

I am going to give another shot to my Twitch streaming career. The plan is to make a game that Twitch chat can control. Hopefully, it will bring enough entertainment to the stream and build the fun base. First things first, build a fun bas…

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