Too Many Ideas - Archive for July, 2006

A Free Vue Gas Flame for Post 200

Monday, July 31st, 2006

This is my 200th post to this blog in just over seven months. To celebrate I’m giving away the flame I used in my picture In Search of Phlogiston from the Cornucopia 3d Fire lighting Challenge. It was a deceptively simple solution once I’d made it but it took several evenings of fiddling and applying […]

Two New Pictures up on impworks Site

Sunday, July 30th, 2006

I’ve uploaded two new pictures to the gallery at my impworks website: In Search of Phlogiston Hummingbird

Serious and Organised Revisited

Saturday, July 29th, 2006

I’ve been revisiting my notes for Serious and Organised after enough time for the ideas to mature a little more. After a bit of editing to cut fluff I got down to writing a background to go with it drawing on the classic 70s and 80s cop shows for inspiration. A bit more polishing and […]

Virtual Fashion for Poser Settings

Friday, July 28th, 2006

I just got an e-mail asking about the settings I used with Virtual Fashion for Poser to get a cloth simulation that didn’t take days to run as mentioned in my earlier Virtual Fashion for Poser post. In case anyone else was wondering here are the settings I used… The key things I’ve found to […]

Teppanyaki Superman

Thursday, July 27th, 2006

I’ve tried Sushi Restaurants and Noodle restaurants in the past. I’d never had Teppanyaki before. Went to the Teppanyaki Sapporo on Duke Street (Liverpool) after Superman last night. A bit pricey but the show put on by the chefs as they cooked our food in front of us was really good. If you want to […]

Characters on the Couch (Part 3)

Wednesday, July 26th, 2006

This Follows on from: Characters on the Couch (Part 2). The first part can be found at: Characters on the Couch (Part 1). The Ruler Archetype "Power isn’t everything. It’s the only thing" These characters seek control, prosperity and positions of leadership. They want to be in charge of their situation. At their best they […]

A little Gaming Experiment

Monday, July 24th, 2006

I’ve just uploaded a little gaming experiment. The same top down view of a 3 oar ship’s longboat at 3 slightly different sizes as a PDF file. Hopefully they are suitable for use by wargamers and role players. I think B is probably the best suited to 25mm figures with A a little small and […]

That Sunday Post about Writing only 13 Hours Late

Monday, July 24th, 2006

This should be a post about the frustrations of having a really good few hours writing and then realising you’ve info dumped a huge chunk of the story rather than having the main character interact with characters, risk danger and generally do heroic stuff. It should be about the *joys* of editing (TM) where the […]

I would appear to be Blackbeard

Saturday, July 22nd, 2006

I’m blaming the bottle of wine I’ve polished off tonight for the following result… You scored as Black Beard. When you finally die and enter Hell, the devil will hand over his reign and bow. Black Beard 75% Mary Read 67% Will Turner 67% Captain Jack Sparrow 50% Captain James T. Hook 42% Dread Pirate […]

You know that it's really humid when…

Saturday, July 22nd, 2006

You get a dry bottle bottle of pepsi out of the fridge and it’s dripping with water in seconds. Feels like there might be a thunder storm later. Pretty much the same thing as Darkdwarf’s post: You know that it’s really hot when…

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