Despite this being the Occult Triangle Lab, I haven’t spoken much about occult trigonometry. I’ve talked about using binary code as the basis for magic systems, as well as magic as poetry, but not much to do with triangles. Except for that origami pyramid wrapped up with Zen. Magic in fantasy, as I’ve said before, shouldn’t […]
This is Vol. 3 of the Occult Reading list, where I collect all the interesting stories and strange pieces of trivia I’ve picked up over the past week from books, articles, and webpages. Also included are the songs that have been on repeat for me this week. Guaranteed to make you more interesting at parties. Disclaimer: There’s […]
Fleshing out my magic system takes me on a journey through binary, computer coding, and metaphysics.
I love this book. I picked it up from Poetic Earth’s booth at New York Comic-Con this year, and it’s got a hand-tooled leather cover. Last night, I made the first entry in it on the title page (see above). The triangle-tesseract design is the same one that came to me in a dream several […]
I have a bad habit of reading, listening, and watching too many things at once, and at the end of every week I end up with a new list of fascinating things to check out. I thought it would be fun to share some of the stuff I’ve read and listened to in the past week, including […]
You opened the box, he came. This is the Occult Triangle Lab, a blog about fantasy, trigonometry, and ungodly amounts of milk. New posts are below, but for new visitors, here’s a guide to some of the coolest projects on the Lab so far: Ergodica: Experimental Literature, Fractals, and Necromancy The Making of ANATMAN: Origami Books, […]
The Occult Triangle reviews the cryptographical masterpiece by Neal Stephenson, Cryptonomicon.