(This is a mirror of the Patreon post of the same name because I realised that relying on Patreon is a bad idea but I didn’t wanna delete that post either)
Hey, I’m starting to get into emoji making some more again, it’s still really hard and exhausting after my burnout in November, but I wanna slowly get back into stuff.
Fonts have been a much-requested feature for Mutant Standard. The trouble for us is that it’s not a particularly easy or quick thing to get into.
Continue reading “The beginning of fonts”
Orxporter – the software that’s used to batch recolour and export all of Mutant Standard’s emoji – is now open source!
Continue reading “Orxporter is now open source!”
The prototypes for the sticker sheets came the other day, and I’m very happy with them!
Continue reading “Sticker Sheet Prototypes – Photos and Thoughts”
Hey, this is a little thing to give anyone doing development work with Mutant Standard emoji an advance warning for 0.3.1, which is currently expected to be released late October.
This alert only applies to codepoint packages.
Continue reading “Advance Dev Alert – 0.3.1 Codepoint Package Changes”
(UPDATE 2018.10.21 – My account has now been closed by Liberapay support.)
Hey, just to let you know, I’m going to close the Liberapay account… as soon as Liberapay lets me.
Continue reading “I’m closing the Liberapay account.”
Here’s an overview of the current accomplishments of the project, and where I’d like this project to go for the next year and beyond.
Continue reading “Mutant Standard: The Next Year”
I’ve been in the merch game for quite a while now, and I thought it might be cool for those interested in using sites like Redbubble and Society6 to give insight based on my experiences so far.
Continue reading “Some Merch Tips”
Hey! I’ve been back for a while and posted everywhere else about it but forgot the blog >∆∆<.
Here’s a roundup of the last few weeks:
Mutant Standard 0.2.0 + Orxporter
I have some pretty awesome news. Orxporter (the next generation of the script that I use to batch recolour, rename and export emoji) is finally finished enough that I can use it. So the next release of Mutant Standard will be 0.2.0 and will include things like:
– Codepoint releases!
– Better shortcode releases! (better quality releases of the versions you are already used to)
– I will start outlining Mutant Standard’s encoding plans in Unicode’s PUA!
– Some more new emoji!
Orxporter will eventually be available as open source so anyone who can use a CLI can produce emoji like I do~
Thanks very much to kiilas for developing this. Mutant Standard would not be where it is without it. 💚
You can finally make one-time donations via PayPal:
People often ask me what I plan on doing for emoji, so I realised it would probably be a good idea to set something up where my production notes and lists are open to the public so anyone can really get a sense for what I’m thinking about and where I plan on going with things.
I’ve just done that (well, working on it right now) – I’ve made a public Trello at https://trello.com/mutantstandard.
I’m currently in the process of offloading most/all of my notes onto the service (and getting used to how Trello works a bit) so it’s not all there right now. But once this is all set up, this will become my new notes system for the project full-time, so you will be able to get a totally up-to-date view of what’s going on with the project at any time!
This is a personal update. It’s explaining what is going on in my life because as many of you probably know, things haven’t been good and also there’s something important about the project that I need to mention.
This is gonna get pretty heavy and mention poor mental health and abuse.
Continue reading “Personal Update”