- Wowey wow wow. Another month. :) Well, we're moved into the
new house, and I've actually felt like doing a little artwork
today. (I have a massive headache today, so what the hell.) Check
out Night And Day in the 2D Art
section, and let me know what you think. Just completed a
new flash site for my Tribes 2 team, Forever
Twisted. You old guys will just love the intro music. ;)
- Wow. A month since I've updated. Naturally you all know about
the disaster that occuring in New York. f*&^*g terrs. I'm
busy renovating and moving into a new house, so I'll post more
in a week or so (And hopefully some new pics) when we get moved
- I've been playing with a few things, and I've just posted them
up in the Renders section. A nice
peaceful ocean scene for those of you who like water, and
conversely, a desolate dried
out sea floor for those of you in an Armagedeon sorta mood.
- Three new images
up in the Renders section. Just something I was messing around
with when I was really bored.
- Back in action after 2 days with no internet. I think it's
a plot. I just went out and bought 2 new DVD's to watch. Wife's
away, and the damned interweb didn't exists for me anymore, so
I have to have something to do other than work around the house..
I get home and my router gets an IP addy. Damn Rogers. Damn them
pic is up, yet another one for Dman. :) He liked it, and so
my world is a better place.
- Shesh. It's been awhile since I've updated the news. :) My cable
internet is down, yet again. I really tend to wonder.... Cable
has been around for awhile now.... Why is it so frickin' unstable.
I mean, it's fast... But unreliable. Every few few weeks Rogers
seems to have an issue with a DNS or DHCP server being down for
at least a few hours, or a few days. It really can't be all that
hard to build a little redundancy into the system. Shesh. So,
since I have nothing else to do, I'm writing this offline, and
I'll upload it later.
and watched 4 movies in the last few days. Tombraider, Final Fantasy,
Jurassic Park and Planet of the Apes. (Warning, I'm going to ruin
the end of the movies for you. I have nothing better to do, so
you'll suffer with me damn it.)
Crap. Right from the start. Several of my female associates have
proclaimed this to be a great movie. I think it's because they
like to see a chick with guns running around shooting stuff. I
thought it was garbage. There were some cool special effects,
but overall the movie just comes across as being a poorly done
Indiana Jones attempt. Lots of shots of Laura's gently bobbing
bosum seem to be the high point of this one. Stupid start, stupid
ending. Stupid, sooooo stupid.
Very good movie, outstanding animation. The explanation for the
alien invaders was, as my buddy z Messiah z says "ghay, very
ghay" It was. They're not alien invaders! They're ghosts!
So the power contained in one woman's chest plate will destroy
them all! Things sorta got stupid right there, but overall the
movie was decent as long as you can suspend your disbelief a little.
Lots of people getting their souls torn out by the aliens and
the special effects make this one worth it.
Park 3: Pretty good, but it felt very, very short. Special effects
and dino animations are as usual excellent. Some nice heart rending
scenes for the ladies, and a few folks getting eaten by monsters
with more teeth than brains for the gentlemen. Also a few big
guns. More worth the watch than the second one, but as usual,
the first flick is still the best of the lot.
the Apes: Oneof the best of the lot, but just like JP3 it felt
short.... Some very nice special effects, and the make up was
excellent. However, the ending felt completely tacked on, with
the tide of the battle turning in about 2 seconds and the humans
and apes getting all huggy kissy with each other, and making grand
speaches about peace and brotherhood. Then the guy takes off back
to Earth where.. Guess what? Everyone is now an ape, including
Abraham Lincoln. Gah. Award for worst ending of all time. Don't
Now, I tend
to download movies if I don't have time to go watch them in the
theatre (Nearest decent theatre is a 45 minute drive) and not
feel guilty about it. (It's like borrowing a book really. :) but
I do go out and buy the DVD when it comes out if I liked the film.
Low res downloads just don't cut it when you put it up against
the DVD. :) I'll be buying Final Fantasy. That's the one out of
the four that's worth it.
a house as well, if anyone is interested. So I'm going to be very,
very busy in about a month, for about a month.
- Ever have one of those REALLY shitty days, where everything
goes wrong? I'm having one today, so I thought I'd just bitch.
Oh, and happy birthday Eagle!
- Planet Marauder goes live, and Planet
Romero goes down.... Coincidence, or is the long haired one
running in phear? :) Just posted a review over on FRAGtopia
for Operation Flashpoint. Damn, this is one HELL of a good game!
- planetmarauder.com is live and working! Woot! Just in the middle
of the continued renovations of the site. Working on the damned
2D art section right now, then I'll move onto the ancient art.
So much work, so little time!
back from the Wasaga Beach Paintball Adventures Blitz Monday night.
Refereed for 3 days, and my feet are killing me. Had a good time
tho, and I won an award for outstanding refing. Very proud of
that. (And very suprised as well!)
- Got the final, hi-res/fine anti-aliasing version of "The
Hunt" up and posted last night.... Good god: 2 days,
4 hours and 30 minutes render time. Built a little PII-350 machine
to render on. It's slow, but... Wow. That's still a long, long
time. :) I'm thinking of animating the thing, cause after all,
it is a complete city... I CAN move around it it.. But after that
render time, I don't even want to know how long a 30 second animation
would take. Mind you I wouldn't be using super fine AA, so it
would likely only be about 6 hours per frame...... So something
like 150 days render time? Hmmmm... Need rendering banks.
- Well, the renders section of the new site is up... God, this
is going to take me forever and a bloody day. I just know it.
I do think however that this looks mucho better than the old site.
- Just working on the basic design for the new site... Not too
shabby if I do brag so myself. Heavily in inner debate as to whether
or not it would be worth it to do a flash site or not. I DO like
flash... but this is nice and simple to update and work on.....
Maybe a 20 meg killer flash intro for the page to keep the modem
people away? :))
Back to my
old dark, evil looking pages... I guess light and chirpy just
ain't for me. :)