Hey there! I'm DistractedMOSFET! On my site you can expect to see my creations, my thoughts on media, programming, game design/dev, interactive fiction, the independent web. I also just share stuff I find cool sometimes.
If those topics sound interesting to you, you can follow my work with RSS. Click here if you don't know what that is!

Try out a recent creation: In Reverence For A Captain, short web interactive fiction, 2nd place in Inkjam 2021.
Hey there! I'm DistractedMOSFET! On my site you can expect to see my creations, my thoughts on media, programming, game design/dev, interactive fiction, the independent web. I also just share stuff I find cool sometimes.
If those topics sound interesting to you, you can follow my work with RSS. Click here if you don't know what that is!

Try out a recent creation: In Reverence For A Captain, short web interactive fiction, 2nd place in Inkjam 2021.

Blog

Mosiki, the Modest wiki. Early tech choices

Published on 2022-05-15 by DistractedMOSFET ~9 mins of reading

(In this blog series I attempt to develop a wiki server that tries to be respectful of computer resources, as part of a self-assigned Modest ...

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Modest Programming Challenge: Let's try to write software that sucks less

Published on 2022-05-12 by DistractedMOSFET ~8 mins of reading

I've heard it, you've heard it, there's absolutely no news in saying " WOOOW computer hardware sure is impressive these days! You can put a ...

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Quick Tip: Validate your site's RSS feed with XML Starlet

Published on 2022-05-04 by DistractedMOSFET ~2 mins of reading

Hey internet. Here's a quick tip. If you're reading this you've probably found my website through neocities. Maybe Mastodon. This means there's a very high ...

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Cool Stuff, 2nd Edition

Published on 2022-04-18 by DistractedMOSFET ~4 mins of reading

Time for another "Cool Stuff" post. Where I just share neat things I've found from around the net. Been meaning to do more of these ...

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The X-Files makes the 90s feel foreign

Published on 2022-04-16 by DistractedMOSFET ~3 mins of reading

Hey there Internet. Recently I have been watching the X-Files, for basically my first time. I had seen a few episodes in the past and ...

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Leveling up is such a pain as a game designer.

Published on 2022-03-25 by DistractedMOSFET ~4 mins of reading

One of the things I think that players of games don't appreicate is just how hard game design is , personally I find it much ...

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Fediplex: Follow the local timelines of many mastodon servers

Published on 2020-11-21 by DistractedMOSFET ~1 mins of reading

I've been using Mastodon a lot more recently. For those unaware it's basically like twitter, but anyone can host their own server and build their ...

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Cool Stuff, 1st Edition

Published on 2020-11-15 by DistractedMOSFET ~4 mins of reading

So, part of the appeal of making my own blog was getting away a bit from the major platforms. The downside of getting away from ...

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Gemini Ink Server: Play choice text adventures over the gemini protocol!

Published on 2020-11-14 by DistractedMOSFET ~2 mins of reading

Yesterday I spent a few hours creating a nodejs server that you can use to play Ink games over the Gemini protocol . Combining two ...

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If you think business is a bad word, I want you do to business

Published on 2020-11-11 by DistractedMOSFET ~5 mins of reading

Creators of all stripes — artists, writers, musicians, hackers, you name it — have often maligned business and many of the things associated with it ...

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