The Arcology Garden

Dumb Ideas Done Dirt Cheap


These ideas are bad and free for the taking. Just let me know if you do it. I might do it some day.

Topic Files

Emacs IELM minor-mode which makes it easier to query org-roam APIs

It would be really nice to have quick ways to, say completing-read an org-roam node and insert the ID or generate an s-expression to org-roam-node-get that node, etc…

A Youtube Geoblocker Breaker

IMAP Smart Scoring = { defaultWwwUri = ""; enable=true; };

Parenthetical Trek bot idea

Rally Strand Game

every day is a procedural rally stage that you can run once, and you can add pace notes. pace notes placed early in the day get more points, are more valuable, and playing later in the day can be easier/more guided

From the Journal

[#A] Calvin and Hobbes Tokipona translations

"Game plumbing and game porcelein", a game built with the unix philosophy as a bunch of tiny subcommands

[#C] Deadly Premonitions driving monologues laid over Forza Horizona night rain street scene race

Pulled from Matrix room:

The dumb shit Tor and I come up with. Some of these are actually really good ideas. some of them are just nonsense

[#A] 3D printable credit card wallet that fits an Arduboy PCB in it, so that you can have a little Video Games in your wallet

[#A] DKC Minecart game

[#A] Judge Dredd but they're Firefighters

[#A] tracery generating s-expressions to feed in to a clojurescript macro. generate cljs-bach code to procedurally generate synthesized audio

[#B] this pico8 but his eyes are bloodshot like he's High

for i=0,1,.05 do
for j=0,1 do
for i=-4,4 do
flip()goto _

[#B] fast5 the video game, isometric bank vault heist puzzle game

[#B] illuminated vectors on black, a la wrecking crew orchestra el squad as Video Games aesthetic

[#B] Multiplayer SimEarth Video Games

procedurally generated cities in this style.

President 47 HITMAN

Steamboat Dr. Wily

Werewolf game built around blameless postmortem

server which automates the creation of WireGuard and Syncthing device configurations which expose the devices over WG private network

Easy screenshare + editor collaboration over tunnel, emacs plugin which wormholes buffer changes to collaborator over wg

torwegia: + torwegia:

elements of the past and future coming together to make something worse than both from the might boosh S3E1 gif + golang

Movie poster of Transformers, overlaid with Oops! All Explosions! captain crunch box

Barroth Blaster Taco Bell/Monster Hunter Collab

YouTube channel which weekly chooses a doomsday argument from history and attempts to provide the context needed for people to understand why anyone would believe it

Geoguessr but for the habitat of a given animal sub species

  1. r. superiorensis (Peterson & Downing) – western Great Lakes area, including upper Michigan, Wisconsin, southern Ontario, and most of Minnesota

A custom PS4 controller that is an ergonomic armored core grip

Portable speaker that has a raspberry pi running an mpd server and acts as a hotspot

Gallant Charles Leclerc

Hot-Box Truck

Tetris keyboard console, a portable with an lcd and low latency wireless lan play, p2p tournament support

Base Building game that takes places on in a shared world. Dwarf Fortress but you can build your bases up to take over abandoned or failed bases of others, battling, etc.

Above, but a fast paced roguelike/ght, you face the ghost of a dead player and whatever killed them for all their loot

Racing Family Dynasty Simulator. Build your own dream F1 team from one rookie immigrant to the son who starts foreign go kart school at 13

It could also have some sort of Lifestyle Simulator thing too, building up these elaborate racer trope characters, the charicatures of the Schumacher and Andretti and the Petty

Building alliances with other racing families through intermarriage and business partnerships

nginx lua script that will return a tarball of a directory, /gplv3

a fail2ban plugin which will ban IP addresses that access a page which has gone viral or is a honeypot

like oh someone posted me on hackernews overnight, good bye internet until i can react

infosuicide bomb, yikes woo sweat emoji

two mice, two mouse cursors

Operation Yashima logistics game, rerouting all of the power in japan to fire a big gun

God trying to make a bong so big he couldn't clear it, a short scifi story

Asimov futurism jumps, geoengineering a planet to support cannabis growth, lighting the planet up and clearing it

[#C] Knuck tat idea #786: EMPA THY!

[#C] Surrealist Text Editor

[#C] A Tool for Emacs which accepts a QML-LIKE s -expression and launches a QML in a PyQt5 app, which can have signals that execute elisp by calling to emacsclient, to create simple GUIs around emacs

[#C] Skate mod but you play as a dog

[#C] Skit where you are a twitch tv streamer who is doing a World Record pace run but your mum is forcing you to go to bed early. Splice runs or something to make a legitimate looking run, but you never record a finish time so no one can verify it