Andrew Miller

January 17, 2023

Something that just happened to me

Mundane, perhaps, but I wanted to write it down as an example of how my mind works. Setting: I'm making lunch, casserole in the oven, in 20 minutes I'll need to grate some cheese on top. In about an hour I'll make a pot of coffee, so I'm thinking that I'll wash out the french press. Here's the process: 1. I find the french press in my ...
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January 11, 2023

Lock's Quest design notes

(If you randomly subscribed to this blog, welcome! Just writing down some notes when I finish a game to clarify my thoughts.) Lock's Quest for the DS. Just finished Day 100, and these are the thoughts that are uppermost in my mind. Padding Maybe this is just me getting old: there was a lot of padding. Each new event would run for 5 day...
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August 10, 2022

My new thing: Typography

Over the past day or two, I've been creating a typeface. It's a lot of work to make even a half-competent typeface. I've been basing said typeface on old newspaper comics, especially my favorite, "Krazy Kat". The creator of Krazy Kat, George Herriman, hand-lettered in a bunch of distinctive styles, but his disjointed blocky text is my ...
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August 9, 2022

Working things out: Failing to write.

Hi, I'm Andrew, known as AndHeDrew. I've attempted to start a blogging habit many times. Like most things, it didn't stick the first 2000 times. So here I am, pretty sure the 2001st time will work. Why? Why do I do it? Why does it fail? What should I blog about? I hope to answer these questions, at least partially. Why I fail Why I fai...
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