The silhouette of this project’s horizon

Notes on week 909

With these weeknotes I publicly track and archive whatever it is I spend my time on.

Last week the first public Geometry Girl prototype continued to take shape, as Maurice was outdoing himself in the code department and Saskia delivered on the color and symbol goods. I also visited the SonicPicnic Utrecht studio to discuss audio with Tuur and Yorick, after which they submitted a bunch of new loops and ‘highlight sounds’ to go with the story’s first two chapters.

This was all in preparation of my presentation later this week in Arnhem; I wrote a short blog post for the Nieuwe Types festival about it, announcing what I’ll be doing at their Future of Publishing Summit, known as ‘FoPS’ to friends.

Additionally, I spent another two days at Two Tribes, fine-tuning the RIVE ending among other things. I’ve become afraid of saying we’re now really nearing the finish line, but the silhouette of this project’s horizon is now definitely shimmering in the darkness, kind of, a little bit, perhaps.

What else? I…

Average step count per day: 7.970
Average staircase count per day: 17
Average sleep per night: 6:34
Average weight: 87,3 kg