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Too Many Ideas - Posts Tagged ‘NitS’

Characters on the Couch (Part 12)

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006

This Follows on from: Characters on the Couch (Part 11). The first part can be found at: Characters on the Couch (Part 1). The Yearning for Paradise The Innocent Archetype “Free to be you and me.” The Innocent wants to be happy and to do things right. They have faith and opportunism. Other key traits […]

John Woo's Lord of the Rings

Saturday, September 2nd, 2006

I was trying to come up with a decent title for my Noir Fairy Tale on the bus earlier when the completely missleading title above struck me. It could equally well be Quentin Tarantino’s Narnia or Luc Besson’s Through the Looking Glass. Not that I’d say it’s anywhere near the level of any of the […]

Stormy Weather

Monday, August 28th, 2006

Glad I’m inside it’s throwing it down outside. Even a bit of thunder and lightning although it sounded like it was a reasonable distance away. Need to crack on with the current section of the Noir Fairy Tale so I can dump the hero back into the real world and have the same storm soak […]

Fairy Tale Moving Along Nicely

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2006

I originally expected my modern fairy tale to come in around the 15K word mark but it’s suffering from an attack of the Too many Ideas. Some bits of it that were very short have unexpectedly grown and so now I’m somewhere around the half way point in the plot and it’s about 14K word […]

V5I: Making the Roman Candle

Friday, June 2nd, 2006

Animation: romancandle3.avi (449Kbyte DivX) The roman candle effect is a simple animation produced using Vue 5 Infinite and VueDynamics version 0.3.01 (a new version with a couple of minor improvements I’ll hopefully put out tomorrow once I’ve just done a few last checks that I’ve not added any new bugs). You can pretty much get […]

Bit Warm and I Need a Synonym for Busy

Thursday, May 4th, 2006

It was just a bit warm here today. We had thunderstorms and heavy rain too. I need to find some synonyms for "Busy". Not only did I knock off not one but two drafts of Vue Python for Beginners I also wrangled another 250 words out of the noir fairy story which is coming on […]


Monday, May 1st, 2006

I started to get to grips with Hex2 yesterday. Certainly easier to work with than Amapi was but I’d still rather be using 3ds Max if I had the money. The biggest annoyance is the frequency with which it crashes. While attempting the first two tutorials it crashed seven times, twice locking the computer. It […]

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 […]

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