OK, and for fun

Notes on week 879

With these weeknotes I track and archive whatever it is I spend my time on. They’re public so you can keep me in check.

Last week I focused on RIVE, spending both Tuesday and Friday at Two Tribes, as well as a non-insignificant amount of evening hours. I revisited and reworked the monolog and dialog text in the game’s first third, as new story tools became available. Most importantly: a prototype of the main character’s robot companion/adversary. Additionally I tried to figure out the game’s menu system (and the metaphor behind it), tinkered with fonts and recorded temporary voices for demo purposes. OK, and for fun.


Audio was a recurring pattern, as I also recorded the narrative framework of my Tim Laning podcast for the Dutch Games Association. I finished the basic edit; after tweaking it here and there, I should be able to post it this week.

Then there was the short story I wrote and recorded for the Christmas episode of Dutch literary audiozine Ondercast, called De man die alles wist (‘The man who knew everything’). I really enjoy writing fiction for recording purposes!

Otherwise, I…

Average step count per day: 9.244
Average staircase count per day: 18
Average sleep per night: 6:04
Average weight: 88,2 kg