NaNoWriMo 2017 in Stats

This year I joined and won the NaNoWriMo challenge: write 50000 words for a novel in 30 days. I did it. Now the nerd side need to splat on this page all the accumulated stats. The Novel I think it is the proper way to do it: I need to talk about the novel. The […]

Procedural Calendar Generation – Lunar Phases

Here we are again! This is Part 3 of a small series on how to randomly generate a physically¬† accurate calendar starting from planet’s orbital parameters. You can find the general motivation here, part one here and part two here. Said that, here we go with the next part: lunar phases. Why lunar phases Lunar […]

Cuphead is not “hard”

Cuphead Devil

During the last few weeks, I’ve seen over and over people saying that Cuphead is hard. That it is brutal. That is the “dark souls of the side shooter”. For this reason, before this trend goes too far, it is time to make things clear: Cuphead is not hard. Can a game that can easily […]

Crash course on basic ellipse geometry

Because I started a small series about astronomical algorithms and the magic of math in space, I think we need to cover an important prerequisite. In the series, I will talk a lot about ellipses (duh), I will move from the semi-axis majors, to the periapsis, to eccentricity, to ellipse’s center and ellipse’s foci. I […]