Too Many Ideas - Archive for April, 2006

V5I: Random Walk Script

Sunday, April 30th, 2006

A simple little script that creates a random walk for selected objects. The script can be downloaded from random walk. I’ve made two quick demonstration animations: 100 Spheres Walking Randomly A Metablob of Randomly Walking Spheres The second was made by grouping nine spheres into a metablob. Eight of the spheres in the metablob were […]

Building a Better Krillitane

Sunday, April 30th, 2006

The new Dr Who episode "School Reunion" that was really good. Liked having a villain who got to be nasty and menacing for a little while and who could act. I think there was either a huge story hole or (more likely) a hook for a later story buried in this one too. The Krillitane […]

Saturday on Sunday

Sunday, April 30th, 2006

Last night both my PCs were running full time rendering different versions of the same picture till I got one version I liked so I couldn’t post this till now. I spent the first half of the day resolving all those issues from Friday (Too many Ideas: Todays a Lemon and I’d like my Money […]

Todays a Lemon and I'd like my Money Back

Friday, April 28th, 2006

So today just doesn’t seem to like me… I go to B&Q to get some stuff I need. I ask an assistant to help me make sure I’m getting the right stuff. I get it home, eat yada yada yada. First the "Universal Connector" won’t connect to what it’s supposed to. So after a significant […]

Verbalising a Gesture

Thursday, April 27th, 2006

I can’t verbalise my lack of anything useful to say tonight. I’ve done stuff. There you go. Isn’t that just so interesting? So I’ll leave you with this: sometimes a site pops up in a search that you just were not expecting. I really wasn’t expecting this http://www.fishbase.org/.

Blame Kim!

Wednesday, April 26th, 2006

Kim has been putting the metaphorical thumbscrews on at the writing group we go to for us all to submit our work to be publishers. She has a quite lurid turn of phrase for it I won’t use on a public blog because it would attract completely the wrong kind of search results from web […]

Post 100: The Story So Far

Tuesday, April 25th, 2006

So this is what 100 posts feels like and here is where I’m at… Project Status Árǽdan Second Draft DIY Pop Shield Article Second Draft Fairy Tale Noir About 50% written Inaccurate Web Clock Done Killer Web 2.0 App Thing Enhancing and Tweaking New Logo Done New Web Site In Development Underwater Secret Base Don’t […]

The Mystery that was Tonight

Monday, April 24th, 2006

Not quite certain how I’ve done everything I’ve done tonight: Hacked Secret Web App trimming 2 seconds from its speed Hacked Secret Web App’s CSS file so it looks less of a mess Wrote some more of fairy tale noir – the hero is about to knowingly cross into the dangerous and dark world of […]

Busy But Not Creative

Sunday, April 23rd, 2006

I seem to have been busy most of the day but I can’t point to anything and say look what I made. I’ve hacked around my website’s meta data (boring), tried to speed up my sites viral web app with some success, registered a couple of new domains and tweaked some of the site’s pages. […]

Writers Databook: Tatoos and Piercings

Saturday, April 22nd, 2006

I keep a notebook of information that might be useful when creating fiction and games. Today additions include… One in five Britons have a tattoo. Most popular places for tattoos: Location % Arms 51 Back 30 Shoulders 27 Legs 17 Breasts/Chest 10 Bottom 9 Stomach 7 Hands 6 Neck 4 Feet 3 Other 3 48% […]

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