7 Jan 2003 lloydwood   » (Journeyer)

Did ridiculous amounts of SaVi development over Christmas and New Year; probably enough to justify releasing 1.2.2.

SaVi's new Earth Made of Glass feature allows Geomview's trippy spherical and hyperbolic spaces to be demonstrated, and, combined with the colour-changing coverage options I've just finished adding, it makes for something of a visual treat.

I'd have done far less development, but my family, having noticed my tendency to play SSX Tricky on my sister's Playstation 2 when I'm home, gave me a load of boarding games for her PS2. I didn't get to try them out on Christmas Day, since the television was being watched.

A few days later, as all the television schedules returned to normal programming, less watching was done. And, lo, my sister went out and spent her Christmas gift vouchers on The Weakest Link, the PS2 game, whereupon the family sat around the telly and played that instead.

Thus, I used my free time productively. Programming. Normally, I don't have much free time. I don't have a Playstation. I don't even have a television.

If the time that I did spend was any indication, I'm going to remain entirely rubbish at Shaun Palmer's Pro Snowboarder and Surfing H3O for quite a few months.

Well, there's always Easter.

We also completely amazingly misjudged last-minute festive-season-of-goodwill joy-to-all demand for depressingly dystopian products of a totalitarian-society mindset, and have a whole load of ++ungood; left. It's a mistake that anyone could have made.

But at least I haven't lost my shirt.

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