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fiction unfinished wizard business

part 2 – the bridge

In many ways, Estuary was two cities, separated by the massive stone-built Canal. On the eastern side of the river lay the homesteads of the Estuarine elite: powerful merchants and other captains of society. For miles, running parallel with the eastern edge of the river, was the great Market Road. It was here that the traders, artisans and farmers presented their products and novelties every day. One could spend many hours traveling the Market Road’s length—much as Animus had done during the week leading up to his near death—and not even begin to break the surface of the ocean of new discoveries. He had come across many marvelous and rare curios during his exploration of the bazaars.

But now Animus was not on that side...

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fiction unfinished wizard business

part 1 – no sanctuary

It was still raining. Animus could hear the sound of trickling water on cobbled pavement emerge from the deafening silence. Basic physical senses returned, shaping reality into a palpable haze…

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music

they’re on the moon now

…and they’re never coming back

Now on Spotify!

Remix by vidboy of Kyoumen no Nami ( 鏡面の波 ) from Land of the Lustrous ( 宝石の国 )

Art by vidboy

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fiction

capitulum

On the eve of his 20th birthday, Capitulum entered the cave, alone…

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fiction

casey

The dropship hurdled away through the poisonous atmosphere. The mesa beneath them lay shrouded in green fog, dwindling in size as the ship gained altitude. There was no more movement on the damned toxic planet….

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fiction

lucy

A huge man sauntered past her table. She noticed he was clad in mismatched leather pelts, and on his hip was a curved saber. As he disappeared behind her, she could feel his eyes staring at her. He heard him stop abruptly, but she did not turn look. Her attention was on the cup between her hands…

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game design

2d and 3d metroidvanias

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So about a year ago, I completed Dark Souls for the first time. It was amazing, as a whole. The level design was fantastic, as well as difficulty. It is, in very many ways, a “Metroidvania” game. It has inspired me to pursue the adaptation of some of its mechanics, albeit modified, into a 2D platformer.

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game design project knight girl

first look: project knight girl

Welcome to the first look of my work in progress video game, nicknamed “Knight Girl.”

“Knight Girl” concept

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