Category Archives: Cancer

Freebie Friday! Make Gimp Look Like Photoshop? Don’t. Get Krita.

By | September 7, 2018

I’ve spent several days trying to make Gimp look like Photoshop. I followed the instructions here, here, and here, with the latter two bringing me closest to success. I had the least success with Gimpshop. For one, the top-level folder in the sourceforge download is misnamed which means that the readme install instructions will fail.… Read More »

NickelCityPixels Update: Kept You Waiting, Huh?

By | July 27, 2018

After the bone marrow transplant I came down with a nasty case of GvHD (Graft vs. Host Disease) in which my donor’s transplanted immune system attacks my organs as if they were a foreign body (which it is). The GvHD has been worse than anything I  encountered when I had cancer and has set me… Read More »

#TBT One Year Diagnosis Anniversary…

By | October 5, 2017

Yeah, so there’s that. A Note from Admin: I hope you found this content useful. If so, please like and subscribe and consider contributing to so that I can continue to produce great #gamedev and #game art content while battling cancer! Subscribe and get ahead with the latest tech recommendations, tricks, and tutorials! Name *FirstLastEmail… Read More »

#MEGADESKKKK! The Big B’log Web Log Pt. 1

By | September 25, 2017

The #megadesk saga begins with the construction of #megacart, a computer cart. Typically construction with a #mega or ultra prefix ends with a lesson in humility and human folly. The tales involve engineers whose hubris brought them too close to the proverbial sun, whose mechanical colossi crumbled with every step. Like the #megatower of Babel,… Read More »

Bone Marrow Transplant By the Numbers

By | May 1, 2017

The Latest Work has come to a screaching halt because of my Bone Marrow Transplant. I recently spent 40 days in-patient, most of which was spent in isolation, some of which was spent in a plastic tent. It was all the mental torment of solitary confinement plus the physical pain of battling cancer. There are… Read More »