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Response to Interesting sites 2020-12-17 19:02:29 (edited 2020-12-17 19:08:12)


http://www.gizoogle.net/

It’s a kinda funky spin on a search tool kinda ballistically incorrect n' yeaaaa I be rockin tha translator fo' dis post. Yo ass thought was gonna mention some other search machine didn’t you, biatch. Well tha jokes on you cuz it don’t gotz a textilizer that’s inspired by Snoop Dawg n' be a parody of google.

http://www.gizoogle.net/textilizer.php


edit I forgot ta mention it addz lyrics ta tha text It added biiiatch it also addz dis isn’t chick n' gravy n' you know dat motherfucker

I’m not A Role good model

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Response to Interesting sites 2020-12-20 18:30:41


Response to Interesting sites 2020-12-20 19:25:19


paper rad

(epilepsy warning)


These are the people who were behind Problem Solverz, so you know it's fucked up. It has a lot of trippy high constrast art, comics, and flash animations. They made a DVD in 2006 called "Trash Talking" which is an hour long, I tried to watch it and got a huge headache and anxiety from all of the flashing lights and weird visuals.

Response to Interesting sites 2020-12-20 19:28:43


At 12/20/20 07:25 PM, catalystl wrote: paper rad
(epilepsy warning)

These are the people who were behind Problem Solverz, so you know it's fucked up. It has a lot of trippy high constrast art, comics, and flash animations. They made a DVD in 2006 called "Trash Talking" which is an hour long, I tried to watch it and got a huge headache and anxiety from all of the flashing lights and weird visuals.


What's these guys' mission statement, give the entire world a seizure as quickly and efficiently as possible?


RedSnake's the name, out of character and gae is the game.

Response to Interesting sites 2020-12-21 02:34:54


Hey Billy, what's up dood? Anyway I feel ya, with more and more people choosing social media sites as their homepages and as time flies, you get less and less cool original webpages. Nobody wants to experiment.


http://www.castles-of-britain.com/mmfexamples-c.htm

Cool site where some old dude collects experimental "proof of concept" projects. You need CL Fusion 2 to run them.


http://www.zeeffprods.com/

Another indie movie/flicks whatever film group site. They make some funny stuff if you're into that sort.


https://timecube.2enp.com/

Not gonna spoil what this is. In fact its prob been posted earlier.


https://www.incognitube.com/

This site used to work for me back when, it only shows you videos with >1000 views. It's/was the only place to reliably find cool youtube videos that no one has seen. If it doesn't work 4 u then try https://petittube.com/


https://www.google.com/

Cool little search engine I found, unlikely you're heard of it. Two dudes in stanford made it back in 95. For some reason I can't find the stuff I want here.

Response to Interesting sites 2020-12-21 02:42:37


At 12/21/20 02:34 AM, Sassav wrote: Hey Billy, what's up dood? Anyway I feel ya, with more and more people choosing social media sites as their homepages and as time flies, you get less and less cool original webpages. Nobody wants to experiment.

http://www.castles-of-britain.com/mmfexamples-c.htm
Cool site where some old dude collects experimental "proof of concept" projects. You need CL Fusion 2 to run them.

http://www.zeeffprods.com/
Another indie movie/flicks whatever film group site. They make some funny stuff if you're into that sort.

https://timecube.2enp.com/
Not gonna spoil what this is. In fact its prob been posted earlier.

https://www.incognitube.com/
This site used to work for me back when, it only shows you videos with >1000 views. It's/was the only place to reliably find cool youtube videos that no one has seen. If it doesn't work 4 u then try https://petittube.com/

https://www.google.com/
Cool little search engine I found, unlikely you're heard of it. Two dudes in stanford made it back in 95. For some reason I can't find the stuff I want here.


Yes this is fantastic!

All except for that Gooble one, something tells me it'll never take off.


RedSnake's the name, out of character and gae is the game.

Response to Interesting sites 2020-12-21 02:52:05


Dinosaur Dracula is a personal favorite. FANTASTIC blog about the fun things in life. It's always a great read, and articles are published every few days (give or take).


Jet Set Radio Live is a fantastic internet radio page mimicking the fictional station from the game, complete with an admin who roleplays as DJ Professor K when he's online. It's got a small but awesome community, is updated constantly, and I've found some incredible music from it! It's got a chatroom and a bunch of videos to cycle through (as well as an imageboard of sorts that works like a wall to graffiti on). Very cool shit.


I know you know about Neocities already, but I just wanna stress how fucking cool it is. I can spend hours just tumbling through sites, and it's always fun. I recently found some Visual Novel/Webcomic complete with an original soundtrack just by clicking through links. Great shit


Cock rings, cock rings, cock rings.

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Response to Interesting sites 2020-12-21 05:18:48


At 12/15/20 09:04 PM, offi-DtrGuo-cial wrote: http://radio.garden/
Want to listen to any radio station around the world? Here's your chance.

http://libgen.ru/
Great if you want to get textbooks or other literary resources without supporting shady companies/individuals. Domain changes quickly due to obvious butthurt publishers, but the general name is Library Genesis / LibGen.

https://archive.ph/
Alternative to Internet Archive. Has pretty fast loading speed and can bypass certain restrictions from websites, although it's not as popular or complete as the archive. Based in Europe.

And to all my music producer friends out there:
https://vst4free.com/
Aggregator site for a ton of free plugins across Mac, Windows, and Linux spanning from the 2000s to present day. Includes links/downloads for instruments, effects, and DAWs. If you want to find some free resources but don't know where to start, here is the best place.

This is where I personally started looking for plugins and it really helped me get started on my musical journey, so I have them to thank for that.

Speaking of free plugins—

https://vital.audio/
Free wavetable synth. Don't let me tell you about it—just open the link and take a look.


You know the good sites, huh? KVR forums are quite something as well!

Response to Interesting sites 2020-12-21 06:53:17


I assume many of you already know this, but wanted to share this fun site of billwurtz.

Response to Interesting sites 2020-12-21 07:01:55


At 12/21/20 06:53 AM, McMangous wrote: I assume many of you already know this, but wanted to share this fun site of billwurtz.



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Response to Interesting sites 2020-12-21 07:02:05


Sound Experiments (neocities.org)

This Neocities site explores two musical concepts - Frequencies & Polyrhythms!

Response to Interesting sites 2020-12-21 08:34:22 (edited 2020-12-21 08:40:47)


http://lol.com

Some jokes from 8 years ago...


https://privet.com

I don't really get what it's about, it has a Russian forum about family, work, etc. And it has posts as old as 21 years. It also has some other stuff I haven't checked out.


http://goodracist.com

I know it's one of those "this domain is for sale" websites but the message is so funny considering the URL name.


https://fuhrerknowsbest.com

The place for Hitler memes and comedy, but don't let that radicalize you!


https://inherentlyfunny.com

Place where people can add funny things, it's better to just take a look to see what I mean.


https://boredbutton.com

Click it to get taken to a random website (that is owned by bored button). This company owns inherentlyfunny.com too I think.


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Response to Interesting sites 2020-12-21 11:47:38


Kevin's Fridge Magnets here's a site I just found on wiby where you can leave a message and it'll display the message as fridge magnets. Try to respect Kevin's wishes and don't say the n-word or something lol


squirrels are rad as hell B)

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Response to Interesting sites 2020-12-21 11:52:37


just a cool fun video for my ng pals https://youtu.be/-VUlLWeQf_8


Zeppelyn: Since when does the bladder control the "poo poo"?

convict357: Um, you mean you f*ck chickens, turkeys are male chickens.

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Response to Interesting sites 2020-12-21 11:55:02


if you dig on ng you'll find a link to a video where an autistic woman(?) describes, in the minutest detail how she will rim some dudes starfish, while her smoke alarm passively beeps in the background.


Zeppelyn: Since when does the bladder control the "poo poo"?

convict357: Um, you mean you f*ck chickens, turkeys are male chickens.

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Response to Interesting sites 2020-12-21 11:57:57


At 12/21/20 11:52 AM, BizzarroPMP wrote: just a cool fun video for my ng pals https://youtu.be/-VUlLWeQf_8


holy shit this is gold


squirrels are rad as hell B)

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Response to Interesting sites 2020-12-21 13:09:23


At 12/21/20 06:53 AM, McMangous wrote: I assume many of you already know this, but wanted to share this fun site of billwurtz.


This one's getting bookmarked!


RedSnake's the name, out of character and gae is the game.

Response to Interesting sites 2020-12-21 13:18:59


At 12/21/20 02:52 AM, ChristmasShoes wrote: Dinosaur Dracula is a personal favorite. FANTASTIC blog about the fun things in life. It's always a great read, and articles are published every few days (give or take).


I'll have to give that a read.


Jet Set Radio Live is a fantastic internet radio page mimicking the fictional station from the game, complete with an admin who roleplays as DJ Professor K when he's online. It's got a small but awesome community, is updated constantly, and I've found some incredible music from it! It's got a chatroom and a bunch of videos to cycle through (as well as an imageboard of sorts that works like a wall to graffiti on). Very cool shit.


Bookmarked! I love internet radio stations!


RedSnake's the name, out of character and gae is the game.

Response to Interesting sites 2020-12-21 15:18:19


At 12/21/20 01:09 PM, BillyRedSnake wrote:
At 12/21/20 06:53 AM, McMangous wrote: I assume many of you already know this, but wanted to share this fun site of billwurtz.
This one's getting bookmarked!


Oh yeah!

Response to Interesting sites 2020-12-21 17:30:09 (edited 2020-12-21 17:31:17)


EHentai.com


I mean uh...Apmex.com


Just another NG user.

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Response to Interesting sites 2020-12-21 21:52:31 (edited 2020-12-21 21:54:03)


Wow, there's some top tier stuff in this thread. I'm loving this Jet Set Radio page. I also did not know Neocities was a thing. Really brings me back to the Geocities days! It's inspiring.


At 12/21/20 02:34 AM, Sassav wrote: http://www.castles-of-britain.com/mmfexamples-c.htm
Cool site where some old dude collects experimental "proof of concept" projects. You need CL Fusion 2 to run them.


Oh man, Nivram! I remember this Castles-of-Britain site from the old Clickteam forums. Some of my example files are on Nivram's site. Specifically the "Z Order Sort" one. It's weird coming across this in the wild. I actually just created this account just because of this thread. I stumbled onto this site by chance a few minutes ago. I used to spend every day on Newgrounds in my early teens, but never had an account or posted. I just really dug the animation and flash games scene.


Anyway, I really really love weird little homepages like the stuff posted in this topic. I have a huge folder in my bookmarks full of odd, useful, and useless pages! I've been calling the folder "Cozy Homepages" because they have that real personal old-school Geocities feel.


I'll have to post some here. I'll start with some of the less interesting ones, and work up.


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pixelatomy.com

Basically some guy's portfolio site. Just links to his other social media, but I love the raw HTML simplicity of it's layout.


mario-paint-guide.com

A site full of interesting pixel art, all formatted in a way that makes them easy to implement into the SNES game Mario Paint.


https://ian-albert.com/

Some programmer guy's personal site, with just a bunch of random stuff on it. There's a page full of just Hazmat stickers, and one page full of video game maps from older pixel games.


drububu.com/tutorial/voxels.html

A pixel artist's personal site. There's some really neat stuff explaining the psychology of pixel art, tutorials, as well as procedural Voxel stuff. There are some really fascinating animations and interactive programs buried on the site, like here: https://drububu.com/animation.html


jaclynlinetsky.ca/

"The official website in memorial of Jaclyn Linetsky" - A memorial and fan site for a somewhat small-time young actress who sadly killed in a car accident at age 17. She was most notable for voicing the cartoon character "Caillou" among other roles. Think what you want about that awful cartoon, but it's clear that Jackie was very loved, and had a promising career and life ahead of her. This tribute site is styled in a very typical style for early 2000's internet.


vicgeorge419.net/

"Vic George's Imaginarium" - A very strange personal site. There's a page full of weird Smurf fan art, a page for Vic's poetry, a large section full of Smurf's fan fiction, a large "memorial" section for people who have died (with little information on who they are), a section full of actually pretty competent video game articles (give some of these a read), and a whole section on Christian music from the 90's.


The whole Christian Smurf theme is really bizarre. It really is just Vic George's site, all sorts of personal thoughts and feelings. I originally stumbled across this page when looking for info on Mario Paint, and read his article here: http://www.vicgeorge419.net/games7.htm


obscuritory.com/

A blog about very obscure and little known games. Like, seriously obscure games, a lot I've never even heard of. Many are from the old Apple II and DOS era, when games came on multiple floppy disks.


unm.edu/~bmatthews1/

A neat site where a programmer showcases a lot of his weird visual and mathematical experiments. Lots of them are interactive, and they run in your browser. Includes a Sheikah translator, maze randomizer, and lots of neat visual effects.


You play with all of his interactive CodePen projects here: https://codepen.io/tsuhre/pens/public

My favorite is this step-by-step guide on how to recreate Yoshi's Island title screen: https://canvasanimations.wordpress.com/2017/10/06/recreating-yoshis-island/


lostmediawiki.com

An extensive wiki detailing all known "Lost Media" - movies, games, books, and media that have documented proof of existing, yet have somehow been lost to time. There's sections for media that has been re-surfaced too. A lot of pilot episodes for cartoons and TV shows get lost to time.


Probably the most famous piece of lost media being the film Metropolis - one of the most significant and influential films ever made. Despite the movie having been widely viewed in theaters across the world by millions of people, no complete copy of the full film exists today. There are scenes of the movie that are missing due to film degradation. The current "version" of the film is spliced together from tons of partial copies from around the globe.


backloggery.com

A cool site where you can log your progress on every game you own. You can mark games as "unfinished" "beaten" or "complete" and it'll show progress bars for how much of your game collection you've played. Kind of like GoodReads.com, but for video games.


User's can customize their own pages, and it kinda has an old MySpace vibe. You can leave reviews and comments on games you've played too.


https://liero.nl/

A kind of obscure game. It's basically a "Worms" clone, but you can play online and join servers. So like an MMO version of Worms. It seems to actually be a really old game, with some various DOS tools for modding. It has a small but dedicated hacking and modding scene.


https://asciicker.com/

A pretty stunning game. A fully 3D world, drawn with ASCII characters. Use Q and E keys to rotate the camera. It looks like there is a title page now, but when I originally found the site, you had to manually alter the URL to change to different versions of the "game." It's not as much of a game as it is a sandbox/toy, since there's no goal as of now. Just kind of a tech demo.


bogozone.net

The link is an archive link, since the original site seems to have died sometime last year.

The site is full of neat comics and very interesting character designs. There's some sketches linked at the bottom of the page which were clearly drawn on lined paper while in high school or something.


His site and characters all have a very distinct style. There's tons of cool art and content here.


There's also a download for one of my favorite obscure indie games: Lyle in Cube Sector. It's basically a Metroidvania that plays kinda like Super Mario Bros 2.


heckscaper.com

"Emma's Homepage" - A very stylish personal site, full of lots of cool art, games, music, and resources. Many of the sections have totally unique designs. The "Other Stuff" section is full of lots of useful tools, art/music/video editing resources.


The section labeled LINEOUT.LAND is full of high quality remasters of video game soundtracks.


The whole site is oozing with personality.


ultimatewalrus.com

Probably my favorite website of all time. It's basically an online portfolio for a talented programmer. But the whole site is this 3D interactive world, full of easter eggs and cool effects. This guy really loves isometric world. You can click and drag on the cubes to "tug" them, and the world responds. Try to find all the golden turtles.


There's also tons of free bizarre and experimental games to download here, made by the author.

Response to Interesting sites 2020-12-22 03:25:42


At 12/21/20 09:52 PM, jamesO2 wrote: Wow, there's some top tier stuff in this thread. I'm loving this Jet Set Radio page. I also did not know Neocities was a thing. Really brings me back to the Geocities days! It's inspiring.

At 12/21/20 02:34 AM, Sassav wrote: http://www.castles-of-britain.com/mmfexamples-c.htm
Cool site where some old dude collects experimental "proof of concept" projects. You need CL Fusion 2 to run them.
Oh man, Nivram! I remember this Castles-of-Britain site from the old Clickteam forums. Some of my example files are on Nivram's site. Specifically the "Z Order Sort" one. It's weird coming across this in the wild. I actually just created this account just because of this thread. I stumbled onto this site by chance a few minutes ago. I used to spend every day on Newgrounds in my early teens, but never had an account or posted. I just really dug the animation and flash games scene.

Anyway, I really really love weird little homepages like the stuff posted in this topic. I have a huge folder in my bookmarks full of odd, useful, and useless pages! I've been calling the folder "Cozy Homepages" because they have that real personal old-school Geocities feel.

I'll have to post some here. I'll start with some of the less interesting ones, and work up.

---

pixelatomy.com
Basically some guy's portfolio site. Just links to his other social media, but I love the raw HTML simplicity of it's layout.

mario-paint-guide.com
A site full of interesting pixel art, all formatted in a way that makes them easy to implement into the SNES game Mario Paint.

https://ian-albert.com/
Some programmer guy's personal site, with just a bunch of random stuff on it. There's a page full of just Hazmat stickers, and one page full of video game maps from older pixel games.

drububu.com/tutorial/voxels.html
A pixel artist's personal site. There's some really neat stuff explaining the psychology of pixel art, tutorials, as well as procedural Voxel stuff. There are some really fascinating animations and interactive programs buried on the site, like here: https://drububu.com/animation.html

jaclynlinetsky.ca/
"The official website in memorial of Jaclyn Linetsky" - A memorial and fan site for a somewhat small-time young actress who sadly killed in a car accident at age 17. She was most notable for voicing the cartoon character "Caillou" among other roles. Think what you want about that awful cartoon, but it's clear that Jackie was very loved, and had a promising career and life ahead of her. This tribute site is styled in a very typical style for early 2000's internet.

vicgeorge419.net/
"Vic George's Imaginarium" - A very strange personal site. There's a page full of weird Smurf fan art, a page for Vic's poetry, a large section full of Smurf's fan fiction, a large "memorial" section for people who have died (with little information on who they are), a section full of actually pretty competent video game articles (give some of these a read), and a whole section on Christian music from the 90's.

The whole Christian Smurf theme is really bizarre. It really is just Vic George's site, all sorts of personal thoughts and feelings. I originally stumbled across this page when looking for info on Mario Paint, and read his article here: http://www.vicgeorge419.net/games7.htm

obscuritory.com/
A blog about very obscure and little known games. Like, seriously obscure games, a lot I've never even heard of. Many are from the old Apple II and DOS era, when games came on multiple floppy disks.

unm.edu/~bmatthews1/
A neat site where a programmer showcases a lot of his weird visual and mathematical experiments. Lots of them are interactive, and they run in your browser. Includes a Sheikah translator, maze randomizer, and lots of neat visual effects.

You play with all of his interactive CodePen projects here: https://codepen.io/tsuhre/pens/public
My favorite is this step-by-step guide on how to recreate Yoshi's Island title screen: https://canvasanimations.wordpress.com/2017/10/06/recreating-yoshis-island/

lostmediawiki.com
An extensive wiki detailing all known "Lost Media" - movies, games, books, and media that have documented proof of existing, yet have somehow been lost to time. There's sections for media that has been re-surfaced too. A lot of pilot episodes for cartoons and TV shows get lost to time.

Probably the most famous piece of lost media being the film Metropolis - one of the most significant and influential films ever made. Despite the movie having been widely viewed in theaters across the world by millions of people, no complete copy of the full film exists today. There are scenes of the movie that are missing due to film degradation. The current "version" of the film is spliced together from tons of partial copies from around the globe.

backloggery.com
A cool site where you can log your progress on every game you own. You can mark games as "unfinished" "beaten" or "complete" and it'll show progress bars for how much of your game collection you've played. Kind of like GoodReads.com, but for video games.

User's can customize their own pages, and it kinda has an old MySpace vibe. You can leave reviews and comments on games you've played too.

https://liero.nl/
A kind of obscure game. It's basically a "Worms" clone, but you can play online and join servers. So like an MMO version of Worms. It seems to actually be a really old game, with some various DOS tools for modding. It has a small but dedicated hacking and modding scene.

https://asciicker.com/
A pretty stunning game. A fully 3D world, drawn with ASCII characters. Use Q and E keys to rotate the camera. It looks like there is a title page now, but when I originally found the site, you had to manually alter the URL to change to different versions of the "game." It's not as much of a game as it is a sandbox/toy, since there's no goal as of now. Just kind of a tech demo.

bogozone.net
The link is an archive link, since the original site seems to have died sometime last year.
The site is full of neat comics and very interesting character designs. There's some sketches linked at the bottom of the page which were clearly drawn on lined paper while in high school or something.

His site and characters all have a very distinct style. There's tons of cool art and content here.

There's also a download for one of my favorite obscure indie games: Lyle in Cube Sector. It's basically a Metroidvania that plays kinda like Super Mario Bros 2.

heckscaper.com
"Emma's Homepage" - A very stylish personal site, full of lots of cool art, games, music, and resources. Many of the sections have totally unique designs. The "Other Stuff" section is full of lots of useful tools, art/music/video editing resources.

The section labeled LINEOUT.LAND is full of high quality remasters of video game soundtracks.

The whole site is oozing with personality.

ultimatewalrus.com
Probably my favorite website of all time. It's basically an online portfolio for a talented programmer. But the whole site is this 3D interactive world, full of easter eggs and cool effects. This guy really loves isometric world. You can click and drag on the cubes to "tug" them, and the world responds. Try to find all the golden turtles.

There's also tons of free bizarre and experimental games to download here, made by the author.


Holy shit, what an absolute motherload!

Nice addition, dude!!!


RedSnake's the name, out of character and gae is the game.

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Response to Interesting sites 2020-12-22 14:27:24


At 12/22/20 03:25 AM, BillyRedSnake wrote:
Holy shit, what an absolute motherload!
Nice addition, dude!!!


Thanks! I've been collecting these sites in a bookmark folder for a little over a year now. But some of them are weird stuff I've found decades ago. I've been wanting to make a small homepage/blog where I basically archive them and write little blurbs (kinda like I did here), but I hadn't decided on how to go about it. I think Neocities might be a good host for such a project.

Response to Interesting sites 2020-12-22 14:39:15


At 12/22/20 02:27 PM, jamesO2 wrote:
At 12/22/20 03:25 AM, BillyRedSnake wrote:
Holy shit, what an absolute motherload!
Nice addition, dude!!!
Thanks! I've been collecting these sites in a bookmark folder for a little over a year now. But some of them are weird stuff I've found decades ago. I've been wanting to make a small homepage/blog where I basically archive them and write little blurbs (kinda like I did here), but I hadn't decided on how to go about it. I think Neocities might be a good host for such a project.


Neocities would be absolutely perfect for that!

Make sure to send me a link when you make it, I'd love to check it out.


RedSnake's the name, out of character and gae is the game.

Response to Interesting sites 2020-12-22 15:31:29


Finding obscure, interesting stuff on the internet is so much fun. Wish there were more ways of finding it, so you know I'll be checking out every reply to this thread. For now I'll throw out some stuff I found in by bookmark stockpile:


Petit tude is a youtube player that randomly shows you one of the many, many youtube videos which have several to zero views.


Uses This is a collection of interviews of creative people talking about the hardware and software they use. Great way to see what others in your field are using and find new tools.


ThreeJS is a javascript library for lightweight 3D web projects, and that link is a gallary of neat projects made with it. My favourite is this wipEout (PS1) model viewer which is hard to stop looking at.


Unseen64 is a blog of cancelled game development projects you'll never get to play.


Total Drama Island and Hunger Games Simulator are stupid fun. Takes awhile to set up though.


Current project state:

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At 12/22/20 03:31 PM, BobbyBurt wrote:
Total Drama Island and Hunger Games Simulator are stupid fun. Takes awhile to set up though.


I enjoyed that TDI simulator waaay more than I reasonably should have.


RedSnake's the name, out of character and gae is the game.

Response to Interesting sites 2020-12-22 18:51:24


At 12/22/20 02:39 PM, BillyRedSnake wrote:
Neocities would be absolutely perfect for that!
Make sure to send me a link when you make it, I'd love to check it out.


Will do. Not sure when I'll get the chance to do it though, so might be a while. But I've bookmarked this thread too, and am looking forward to all the additions!


RedSnake's the name, out of character and gae is the game.