Development

Anything overtly having to do with the making of Neocolonialism.


(Re-posted as a Kickstarter Update) The Minstrels in the Gallery In ages past, bards and mad prophets told epic tales of No Pineapple Left Behind from the mead-halls of frigid Nordaustlandet. Below are some excerpts: “Oh gosh, I love this concept – enough even to swallow my frustration with the fiddly […]

Thick as a Kickstarter






We are working on teacher spellcasting effects. Kelly, our Chaos Sorcerer, has made “finalish” videos of two spells. (We haven’t added sound yet.) Memorizer is the default spell that all teachers know. Students learn a little bit, and turn into children very slowly. Ironic Schenectady is a much more advanced spell. Only […]

Memorizer and Ironic Schenectady





Marley Magner – Sound Designer and Composer Last week’s sound effect used an instrument called a Theremin to achieve a synthetic cartoony character sound. But it is very difficult to use synthesizers to produce mechanical sounds, such as doors and vehicles–in fact, it’s often much faster to actually go out into the world and record […]

Making Sound Effects for NPLB: Vrooooooooooooom


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Seth Alter – Captain of Industry It’s really hard to talk about schools without talking about classes. Computer code typically includes words to be more readable. Some words are customizable but some are reserved words–these words mean a very certain thing, and humans can’t use them to mean something else. So: […]

The Classroom class inherits the Room class



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Amanda Watkins  – Concept and Environmental Artist Currently Playing (and Loving): LUFTRAUSERS “How do you feel about drawing pineapples?” It was a simple enough question. They’re sweet, tasty when dried, pleasant enough to look at, and are a prime example of the fibonacci spiral. In all, it’s safe to say I […]

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