A note for anyone seeing this profile from my Twitter: I won't allow followers if I can't be sure who you are. I talk sometimes about personal things on here, and would rather keep that to people I trust.
As great as Mastodon's privacy settings are, they're still not up to scratch compared to Livejournal.
I'm not entirely sure what this proved in the end.
Speaking of which, here's the recent avatar commission I got.
Brand New Animal spoilers (ep. 4)
BNA skirts close to this issue but as of yet I haven't seen if it has a furry fandom in its setting.
There exists fans of the beastmen that hold what appear to be masquerade rave clubs.
So there's an element of appreciation and costuming amongst the human population, which sort of mirrors the furry fandom.
(Although given the racism, you could suppose the appreciation is supposed to come off as insensitive.)
Unless some sort of societal change/discovery happens post/mid-90s, any fictional setting with "real furries" should as a result treat the furry fandom differently.
You could probably get away with it being the same if the animal people live in a secret society, but still.
This is the same sort of problem as other scifi where everything is the same in terms of the cultural effects of fiction, except the one series the story is set in (e.g Doctor Who) doesn't exist.
Sometimes players will reset and reload to get the most out of a playthrough or mechanic.
Is it better that this process be easier for this purpose, or better that it be inconvenient (ie. load times, splash screens) to discourage it?
Alternately the choice is to give the player more control over mechanics instead of relying to RNG, but sometimes less exactness feels more natural and interesting, so it's harder to avoid.
I really don't want to have to replace my Surface. I just bought a new desktop. That's enough money burning for a while.
Lately my Surface has been mysteriously shutting off way before the battery is low/critical. - ie. about 20-25%, when the concern level is 10-15% - And by shut off I mean it just stops dead, and booting up again starts from scratch.
It also has a habit of screen burn around the edges for a few minutes if I've been using a bright/white program like SAI.
And now that I've started it up after the most recent pop, the screen is flickering while on power.
How I use a software is not an indication of how I want to use a software.
It’s what I’m doing with the options the software has given.
birdsite screenshot, on different terminology between demographics
Oh no now that's just a complete mess.
The year is 2080, and Alphabet Inc. owns everything. iOS and Android phones have fused to become the worst of both worlds. Safari is now Chromium-based. The only legal search engine is Google, but Windows 10 keeps Bing as legacy support. Kids wonder why Windows versions 95 and 98 are worse than version 10.
*more* thoughts on UI design, re Firefox
... sometimes I forget that Firefox hasn't had a status bar since like, Firefox 3.0. I greatly disliked this change at the time because I preferred to have the information the status bar presented, and to put things like adblock at the bottom of the UI.
You can't do that now. You have to put addons in the address bar space, and loading bars are in the tab icons only.
... my internet is less shit now so I'm less concerned about the loading bars, but I'm sure some people would still benefit from it.
I've at least used userchrome to create a fake status bar because I prefer to have dedicated space to link previews, because it's distracting to have it as a popup-esque shape.
The status bar thing is obnoxious because Firefox literally just copied Chrome, which also changed to a popup effect at the time.
These habits in design changes are functionality and accessibility problems, and no one in the industry will ever give a shit because trends and pretty looks are more important.
I'm an artist and something of a game dev.
I'm particular about who I choose to follow me here.
Sorry about that.
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