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I almost signed up a Twitter account for my stuff this morning. Fortunately, in the length of time, it took them to send me a confirmation code, I remembered:

(a) I don't need to really market it, as it's just a bit of fun for myself.

(b) I'd rather stab myself in the dick with a rusty fork than use Twitter.

Close call. Close call.

of Mastodon, lend me your ears!

I need suggestions as to sources of licensable .

I mistakenly picked up a couple of pieces from iStock (fuck Getty) and I've licensed a few pieces from ArtStation, but its market is pretty tiny.

Looking for hard -fi, , inspired art. Think Neill Blomkamp meets The Expanse. This is for an that will be free (under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) but (obvs) the art will be paid for. Boosts ok! Itch link to the (in-dev) game is in my bio.

Ok, folks - I need lots of reach on this post. I'm the board chair for an autistic-led charity, and after 40 years of building networks and working with FOSS I don't need convincing. But: Microsoft hands out free licenses to Office365 for charities, while a good Nextcloud setup would be about £1000/yr (with support). Are there any funders who will offer long-term institutional support to help charities move to FOSS? If not, why not, and how do we fix this?

The speed paints looked shit on powered armour. I've ended up stripping the mini right back and I'll build up lots of undercoat and do it the old-fashioned way. Grumpier than usual now.

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I started using an airbrush on my minis yesterday. Not only is it a LOT of fun, but the process of undercoating is really smooth and leaves a fantastic finish + it's really easy to apply zenithal highlights. Much better than using a spray can. I...undercoated and zenithal'd ALL THE THINGS.

We're finishing up a 5 year D&D campaign over the next month and moving onto SLA Industries, so I have a really cool Infinity miniature I'm working on for SLA. Off to try out my new speed paints.

Tweaking some layout and design elements for the first 58 pages (which is basically character creation) of my Perihelion. The character sheet was pretty bland before, it feels like it works a lot better now I've tied the blue into the main document scheme.

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Hello COVID. 😂 It was just a matter of time I guess, inevitable really seeing as though my NHS worker wife has been positive with it since last week. Ah well, back to bed I guess. Actually feeling pretty rough.

Fuck Texas. Fuck Conservatism. Fuck Nazis. Banning books is only second to burning them in the list of things that make me fucking angry.

I have no idea how to find followers on Masto. I shall continue to post my bullshit into the void until I make a few connections.

I might occasionally reach out and follow fellow humans I may find but with respecting boundaries and profile requirements in mind o/

I've been working on an improved layout for my RPG rulebook. Just about finished with character creation, barring some placeholders and I started playtesting some of the core mechanics (and found issues!) last weekend. It's coming along well.

36 hour fast done, my first long since Xmas. That was hard, way harder than the previous 40+ hours I've done. Broke it with asparagus, bacon, eggs and seeded sourdough. I have a cracking headache, even though I stayed fully hydrated and supplemented missing minerals.

I think I'll aim for max. 36 hours Thursday night to Saturday morning from now on, as well as my daily 16-18 hours. Having a breakfast is a treat and I've been mindfully eating (with birbcam on the TV!)

The timeline is done. There are seven pages of edited and laid out text to accompany this. 😆 I think I'm going to take a well-deserved break for the rest of the day. Probably.

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I've been . A lot. I've finished the rules for my hard sci-fi (think Neill Blomkamp meets The Expanse) and I'm on to the fluff now. I just finished three days of work on the timeline, it needs a few gaps filling in and some editing now, before adding to the layout. It's. Hard. Work. But I'm making fantastic progress. Soon I'll be moving on to playtesting and sourcing some paid art (maybe with the help of the fediverse). 2022, here I come.

'tis my birthday. I know, I know. I'm 49 today, which is a magickal number as it is equal to 7*7. 49 is also, coincidentally, the number of mouthfuls of Stollen my gob is going to consume today. Bollocks to the diet. Have a good one, folks. ❤️

1.1kg lost in the last five days, so I'm getting consistent results from the one extended fast per week, though that's bordering on an unhealthy amount lost. Once I hit my goal weight I'll rethink things again. Plus, Xmas is going to fuck it all up anyway. 😂

Finished another 40 hour yesterday. I think this is going to become a weekly event moving forwards. I feel great and am enjoying the changes to my middle aged dad bod (waist, musculature, skin). Closing in on 90kg and then I'll reevaluate my diet and work on the next 10kg stretch to 80kg in conjunction with exercise and muscle work. 💪🏻😂🤳

Experimented with a longer fast this weekend as I feel I'm hitting a plateau. It wasn't too difficult and that first meal yesterday lunchtime was mindful as fuck. Next weigh in is Wednesday so we'll see if it's made much of a difference.

If it has, I'll probably include a 36-40 hour fast each week from Thursday evening to Saturday morning. With how fucking busy my work is, I doubt I'll even notice Friday. 😂

16 months sober today. 26 pounds lighter thanks to a few months of IF. And I think resisting the mince pies is going to be more of a challenge than avoiding the booze this year. 😂

I have applied my third set of virus updates. Perhaps fortunately, they weren't doing flu vaccinations at the same time, even though they said they would be. Arm is hurting already and here comes the headache...

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