I’m sorry this stuff took way longer than expected. Figuring out how to configure my workspace took a while (mostly figuring out how you can push to a GitHub organisation repo from your desktop, lol…). It’s still not 100% but it’s enough to finally fix these last longstanding issues!
(Alternative title: ‘I accidentally created alternative social media infrastructure and now I need to work out the consequences’) I released Mutant Standard in 2017 (it’s been 5 years, wow). Since then, I saw my job with the project as creating these uniquely useful emoji, trying to give people tools to use them to the best… Continue reading Future priorities
(Technically Mutant Standard’s birthday was yesterday; I didn’t really plan this stuff ahead, sorry xwx) It’s been a bumpier year partly because the project has exanded so much, but so much more has been made or is in development and I’d like to once again thank everyone who has helped me in continuing this!
In the past, I’ve talked about various mental health issues that I have that have made Mutant Standard generally difficult, but I haven’t really talked about issues I’ve had about the project itself. Even though I did want to work on Mutant Standard less in a planning work/life balance sense, I’ve been working on it… Continue reading Progress Issues
CW: I talk about mental health a little in this post. I need to make changes to how I’m working on Mutant Standard: I wanna move Mutant Standard away from batched releases (0.3.0, 0.3.1, 0.4.0, etc.) to something like a rolling release, where updates are smaller and incremental (possibly just named after dates ie. ‘2019-06-29’).… Continue reading Moving to a new release model
Hey, I’m semi-back from my break and other things I need to do in my life, giving you a plan of what I’d like to do with the project over the next few months. Hopefully it will go to plan this time! ^^’
Patreon has started unveiling their plans for what basically every VC-funded commerce/financial support platform does once their investors start demanding more – make a pointless, multi-tier funhouse version of their platform. As far as I can tell, none of these proposed changes should affect any of you and they shouldn’t affect the percentage of money… Continue reading Patreon news
0.3.2 was cancelled I did mention on social platforms but not this blog (I make weird assumptions sometimes of when I should and shouldn’t make a blog post about something :S). There was too much R+D required for 0.4.0 so I cancelled 0.3.2 and am instead just moving all of those planned improvements (such as… Continue reading Early 2019 Progress!
Hey! After some research, I managed to (semi) successfully manually compile a Mutant Standard emoji font. This is really exciting! This was a small test to test my (still incomplete) research though – it only contains two emoji. Like how orxporter recolours and exports thousands of emoji, we need software that can process and put… Continue reading Early 2019 Plans
(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… Continue reading The beginning of fonts