Not much to report since the last Fasteroids log as I've been swamped with work at home. This might seem like a bad thing, but it's really about having a good environment to work in. It also made me appreciate how much work my wife does beyond the stuff I do to help her at home - she is awesome and I'll be spending more time helping her. Tonight I plan on working on Fasteroids, but I need to head out to pick up some organizational supplies, then do a bit of heavy work and cleaning at home.
In a comment in my last Gamemaker post I hinted that I was making some progress with Gamemaker. Although there's a lot of things that irk me about the development platform (I'm not a developer so take this with a grain of salt) I'm starting to slowly find a bit of a groove. Sadly there is no Gamemaker platform for Linux, although Gamemaker can create a Linux binary of whatever game/project. I tend to do all my artwork and sound on Linux then switch to Windows to work in Gamemaker. Linux can mount my Windows 10 partition so transferring files is pretty easy.
Every year around Christmas/Boxing day Packt Publishing runs a $5.00 sale. For $5 USD you can pick up any ebook or video in the Packt Publishing library. The past couple of years I've picked up books each time they've run the sale. The sale ends soon (January 9th). This year I picked up the following titles: