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June 20, 2022

Oh hey, look at that:

$ whois | grep -i creation
Creation Date: 2002-06-20T22:24:19

On this day twenty years ago I registered the domain. I had no idea what I was doing back then, only that I loved coding, I loved sharing what I worked on, and indie companies were undisputedly cool.

Twenty years later I still have no idea what I'm doing, but I still love coding and sharing what I make, and indie companies are still the best.

It seems that everything else has completely changed since then (we're on our 3rd CPU architecture for the Mac!), but the values that enable and drive what I do to make Flying Meat what it is - those are constant.

There's so much I could write about what I've learned over the years, but that'll have to wait till another day.

However I'm not going to let this opportunity pass without a little bit of fun, so I've put all my apps on sale for $20*. Acorn? Normally $39.95, now $20. Retrobatch Pro? Normally $49.99, now $20. Retrobatch Pro Upgrade? Normally $19.99, now $20 (Yes, we raised the price. No, it makes no sense to purchase it).

And as always, we love receiving feedback from our customers. So if you have any feature requests or ideas you think might be cool, you should email us at Or just drop a note to say "hi", we love hearing that as well.

* Acorn is actually $20.99 on the App Store, since I couldn't make it a flat $20. So you can save a tiny bit of money by buying directly from us.