Saturday, 28 December 2013

A little ditty

Yes that's right its a double hammy of musical-ness.
First of all, yay soundcloud:

And second of all: have a short peace of themed music: Peaceful Night (not silent because silent nights are not actually very silent at all but that's beside the point).

Thursday, 12 December 2013

Wasting ten minutes

Here's a silly little thing you can do for a dumb laugh.
  1. Select a famous quote, such as "Against logic there is no armour like ignorance."
  2. Paste quote into Google translate.
  3. Change the 'Translate From...' language to something else, like French. 
  4. Keep the text in that box (The left one) in the original language, in this case English.
  5. Press the listen button.
  6. Laugh more than you should do at the actually pretty decent TTS attempt.
Some fun languages to use (that don't just say the quote letter by letter): French, German, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Atinlay, Spanish, Czech, Danish and Dutch.

BONUS LAUGHS: Use Translation Party on the phrase first.

Tuesday, 3 December 2013

Jokey Stuff

I will probably be pulling more jokes from MIT for I am unoriginal and they amuse me greatly.
ft. Vivi and Clef

Sunday, 1 December 2013

Cookins!

I like cookins! They're tasty and easy to bake!

Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Laboratory Swooping

Top thing on this phone am someone be very awkward due to how it tries to Overstrand happened typing talks.

Friday, 22 November 2013

Panoramic sketches

Either Chinese or Japanese styled buildings, but nevertheless it's that kind of style.
Basic colour reference. Actual finished picture, right after the break.

Saturday, 16 November 2013

Some pictures drawn on this new phone

Drawn using Paintrala on a Samsung Galaxy S3. A very nice phone, and big enough to draw comfortably on (coming from he who draws on tiny 3" paper scraps). It even comes with SketchBook Pro for Galaxy, which is pretty awesome.
Them tiny peoples and their choice clothing

Sunday, 8 September 2013

Sherlock Ohms

Resistance is futile

Thursday, 29 August 2013

Pixel Arting

Or more specifically, that feel when you're so used to making art on a tiny 32x32 canvas, you think the graphics program has crashed when you create a file with a blank white background and resolution larger than your screen. I hate it when I do this.
I also wrote a short script for a comic I should do at some point.

Tuesday, 27 August 2013

PergeVerse

Woah - my page views went into double digits on my birthday. Scary stuff indeed. Anyway have an unfinished comic which I'll never finish but pretty much captures my sister's amazing personality again.
this was originally going to be something about spaghetti.

Tuesday, 13 August 2013

This is why...

...my sister.
My Sister's Exterminating Service! Not coming to a shop near you!

Thursday, 8 August 2013

So I had a dream

And I actually remembered some of it, and in an odd segment involving a bunch of random animated characters, a girl who for some reason was called Doyle (which I very much believe is a boy's name) said an odd piece of dialogue. I can't remember the context, but it went something like:
It's that kind of pure logic that makes you wonder how kid's brains work
Which goes to show again how weird I am perhaps.

Friday, 2 August 2013

Blimey

Gah, I wrote a great short story which I tried to post, but then it didn't work because google chrome.
 Moral of this story is look at this. Let's you write a short demo text and have it corrected by a bunch of cool authors and whatnot.

Friday, 19 July 2013

My mind...

...and how it doesn't work.
Why are they called drag queens anyway.
Wouldn't drag king be more appropriate? or not

Friday, 5 July 2013

Another Terraria Mod

This one is about horses.

I've also done a bit of drawing on the side so yay.

Chibi Swordsman

Sunday, 23 June 2013

The greetes game Idea

You play as the protagonist, Rake-it-Rolph, where you clean leaves from your garden being scattered about by Flicks-it-Fenix. And then someone tries to sue you for possible copyright-infringement.

Saturday, 22 June 2013

Terraria Modding - Shadow Trails

So today I discovered how to imitate the after-image effect of the shadow armour set in Terraria, without relying on the messy and restricted decompiled vanilla code.

Of course, I can't code too well, so this is my journey and explanation of how I got this thing to work.

Monday, 17 June 2013

Façade Success?

Façade is a very interesting game, where you talk to a couple in their apartment about various things from the point of view as on old friend of the two, and focus of their strenuous relationship.

It's great, and can be played in several ways. At some points its obvious to see that their is some forced linearity as part of the drama and story telling, but for the most part it plays quite well.

Just don't talk about melons.

Monday, 3 June 2013

Posters

I found a poster somewhere on my PC I made for a computing lesson. It amused me.




Saturday, 25 May 2013

Game Mod for TConfig

BEHOLD!

For I have made a mod for Terraria, because spriting and coding are great things to be done.

Friday, 10 May 2013

Mood Management in The Sims (3, and also DF)

Mood management in games is something that we are beginning to see a bit more in games nowadays, with prominent examples being The Sims series, and Dwarf Fortress. But the management in and of itself has always been rather unconvincing. Maybe a Sim has just watched a loved one die in a freak accident as a result of their house burning down, but is still in a relatively good mood due to the fact that they have recently brushed their teeth, eaten a great meal and sat in a really nice chair. Of course in the real world, that wouldn't really make much sense, but why doesn't it make sense?

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Playtestin'

Programmer: What say you, play tester, upon the marvelous workings of my code

Beta Tester: I hath spotted an erroneous behaviour in thine program!

Programmer: Hah, thy ignorance knows no bound for it is not a bug, rather the contrary, a feature.

Beta Tester: In such a case I suggest thee remove thine feature, for it bugs me no end and that's a fact.

Programmer: What a load of codswallop!

Saturday, 20 April 2013

Some more stuff

May be worth making a gallery, or just a more useful way of posting these pictures rather than here there willy nilly like this.

Oh well.

Also music.

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Hypotheticalucky


Just for the sake of visual humour, but of course black cats in some places are generally considered good luck, such as Great Britain or Japan, and some cultures see no problem in them. For this let's just say the man is a very superstitious South European or something.

Sunday, 14 April 2013

More pictures

Hooray 3DS sketches. Also Cloud Atlas has a really fancy soundtrack - go check it out.

And for those of you who know about the 47 Ronin.

For for Pun, idea by Marse Snorty + Kiedev

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Messing around again

Made an interesting and suspenseful opening theme for some orchestra piece I'll probably never finish that somewhat resembles a piece I heard from a while back that was probably by some romantic era composer.

It's also funny because it stops before the good bit, just like a demo.

Monday, 1 April 2013

Language


This is quite interesting. Both as a fan of kinetic typography, and Stephen Fry.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=J7E-aoXLZGY

Friday, 22 March 2013

NES Soundfonts

Messing with them.
Turned the Tundra Territories from this to this.

Tuesday, 19 March 2013

More Sketches

These are from a while ago, and I'm still making a 3D Setpiece, but in the meanwhile here are some sketches from my 3DS a while ago.
also here is a preview of what I'm working on.
SO MUCH THREE DEEE

Tuesday, 12 March 2013

The NI Tank

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NI_Tank
Put simply, the Russians put a large metal box with whatever guns they had lying around on a tractor and sent them off to help fight Germans in the early parts of the war. Their unusual design, armoured exterior and extremely loud engines basically meant they caused German infantry to fire fruitlessly and retreat in fear while they chugged along at a ridiculously slow pace. And towed away 24 German guns.

Saturday, 23 February 2013

Beep Boopity Bop

Still doing other things none noteworthy.
Was also bored and drew this.

Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Still Exams

And more revision. I also made this just now because I am bored.

Sunday, 6 January 2013

Exams a'comin up!

Hooray. Also not sure if New Years resolution is to beat the amount of posts I did last year, or learn Japanese or something.

Also exams. Everyone loves them.

...You can tell what's been going through my mind recently can't you.

Definitely not the fact that people have exams coming up in less than a week.

Wednesday, 2 January 2013

British Education

When I was but a wee laddy (at the tender age of 8) I realised that when classmates counted time, they would always start at one, yet whenever I used a stopwatch (or my handy timer on my do-everything watch), a full second would go by before counting the first second.

So I approached a teacher during a science lesson where timing things is inevitable, and posed the question, 
"Sir, if the stopwatch only goes to one after a full second, why doesn't everyone start by counting from zero?"

To which he responded, "Just count from one, everyone else is doing it."

Tuesday, 1 January 2013

Tis a new year!

Image courtesy of wikipedia. (And for those that don't know, its an Ouroboros)
 
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