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(code! games! art! videos! design!) reflections and depictions of things that i have made, or am trying to make ?

All in life must come ’round

Are you afraid of someplace? Have you been dreaming of a place since you were a child? Where did you really grow up? Despite everything, where would you go? I forgot to write about this when I made it over a year ago, but here’s Round, a little experience in your browser about time, maps, and memory. It even plays a ripped Explosions in the Sky / Sufjan Stevens song. Round is a collective memory. You are all the people before you. It is better experienced with friends or strangers on the site with you, at the very same time. Ask the people around you to come and join. Round prompts you with some questions. Click in to give an answer, like writing a letter. search relocates you to the location of your choosing (typed in the very top bar) remember saves the text that you’ve shared about your place, plastering it on the screen. find brings you to retrace someone else’s footsteps, their location, words, and view placed on your screen. Experienced together, Round …

For Homura: A Character Analysis

A work-in-progress Homura Akemi character analysis I wrote for a Discord “waifu competition”. Current reading time: 64 minutes When I was thirteen, my life kind of revolved around a growing feeling of helplessness furthered by a first misinterpreted Evangelion (plus other starter psychological anime) watch. From the teenager I was then, one of the most lasting watches was Puella Magi Madoka Magica. I didn’t know about my complicated feelings towards my gender or sexuality (this crisis would arrive in my late teens), finishing the show and its movies over three days.Obvious Madoka Magica spoilers incoming––please watch the series and its movies if you haven’t yet. Twelve short 20-minute-or-so episodes. It’s not the most groundbreaking dynamic, but the first time it’s presented to you sticks. It traces the familiar feeling of struggle against divinity and time––resilience and war against human mortality. As someone young and unknowingly queer, Madoka Magica was unwittingly the most important thing for me to have watched. I go back to the series every few years – a little older and hopefully wiser …