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Weeklog for Week 11: March 11 to March 17


Not much.

I need to start working with UE again!


Libraries, programming, etc


  • The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers: When I was in high school, we had to read a book about a post-apocalyptic wasteland, where only one nuclear submarine had survived. The problem, for me, was that everyone in the book is extremely incompetentand also quite unlikeable. It's so bad, I don't even want to talk about it. So, naturally, when it came time for the test, I answered the question about "how did you find the book?" truthfully, talking about how my suspension of disbeliefEven though I did not use these words at the time, because I was still young and stupid. was shattered by the extreme incompetence of the entire cast, and I think I did so eloquently enoughNaturally, I learned an important lesson: that it is more important to write what the audience wants to hear instead of what's true, no matter how well you express it.. I had similar feelings with this book. While here, at least the world is compelling and the characters are interestingUnlike, say, the purely military crew of a battleship., they are still all quite incompetent. And not only in regards to their duties, but also in regards to their feelings. I'll just assume that this "working through their feelings until they arrive at a somewhat adult position" is what the book brings for other readers, for me it feels hollow and juvenile. 5/10


  • Factorio
  • Walkabout Minigolf


  • Crime O'Clock (from waitlist)
  • Longvinter (from waitlist)
  • The Last Clockwinder (from waitlist)
  • Tales from The Dancing Moon (from waitlist)
  • We Are One

Board games

  • Munchkin: I have to play this every few years to remind me why I don't like it.
  • NichtLustig: LaborChaos: quite fun

Other media

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