During our November W3C Games CG meetup we had Fabio Alessandrelli talking about web port challenges in Godot 4.
It's my third year as a GitHub Star, but due to Covid this was the very first opportunity to actually go to San Francisco for Nova, the in-person conference exclusively for all the Stars, instead of watching it remotely like in previous years.
I was hired to beta-test the Neuroshima Hex game demo for PC that was recently released on Steam. I guess running the NeuroshimaHex.pl fan site for thirteen years might've helped land that gig a bit.
The second W3C Games CG meetup this year (after the first one about Hyperledger's MESIG gaming subgroup) was held online on Tuesday, June 27th 2023 - Björn Ritzl was giving a talk about Defold, and then all participants were discussing the future of the group itself.
After half a year of no activity we got back with the W3C Games CG meetup last week on April 18th, this time with Sandy Aggarwal talking about Hyperledger's MESIG gaming subgroup. It was also the very first W3C Games meetup with me as co-chair.
I'm excited to announce that I was accepted as a co-chair into the W3C Games Community Group, joining Tom Greenaway from Google and Noël Meudec from Meta, with the support of François Daoust from W3C.
I'm happy and proud to say that my GitHub Star status was renewed for the third year, extending my stay in the program for the whole 2023!
This year's js13kGames opening and closing online meetups, Kick-off and Awards Ceremony respectively, after a few years of being led by Sascha Depold from eBay, were hosted by me personally.
I'm always excited to see my gamedev related Open Source work being used by others - the most recent case is Monster Wants Candy demo (a base for the tutorial) helping with a master thesis about cognitive processes!