Day350 Hols and triple SLI

HolsToday marks the start of holidays proper and with that limited online time and thus limited updates for this here blog. I had a good chat with Russ about the multitude of issues with modding in…


Day349 LOTRO promo, sketches and such

LOTROThe Lord of the Rings Online has a neat promo going until the end of Jan for just $10/month to play. This makes having a serious look at it all the more tempting. The screenshots of this baby…


Day348 last EVE

iPod : Do not disconnectEvery now and again my iPod gets confused and has the wonderful "Do not disconnet" message permanently plastered on the screen. Even if I havent done anything untoward, it…


Day347 cards

After a long day of consumerism sat down to start work on lots of greeting cards. I am drawing a tv person on each card and then cutting images out of magazines and junk mail appropriate to each…


Day346 Crysis Barrels and other fun

Crysis 3000 Barrels videoThis video gives us 4 minutes of insanity from Sampling666 using the Crysis engine and its physics to have alot of fun with 3000 red barrels. Apart from the entertainment,…


Day345 Beowulf 3D

Beowulf in 3D at IMAXThe CG juggernaut that is Beowulf brought with it more hype in this sphere than is good for any film. The amount of press and CG articles surrounding the build-up and release…


Day344 TCGs and Eye of Judgement

TCGs, Eye of Judgement, pocketmodels and moreCollectible Card Games or Trading Card Games have always been interesting to me. Not only do they allow for some fascinating mechanics involving…


Day343 CrysisMap and Gaming

Seith's Little IslandIn looking around at some tutorials for Crysis modding I found Seith's Little Island which is very impressive for a new modder - this gives hope to us all and shows the beauty of…


Day342 Sketchup Cheetah3D and Maxwell

Vizarch Sketchup & Cheetah3DI went looking at the progress that Tim Danaher has been making on his Vizarch blog regarding his model of Coop Himmelblau's Falkestrasse work. I was impressed when I…


Day341 EVEing

Some more discussion and play on the qualities and intricacies of EVE...


Day340 Another EVE attempt and TF2

EVEWith the nightly patch scheduled right at prime gaming time - this perhaps more than any other factor might kill this game as a viable source of fun. It is all hard going actually and looks to…


Day339 EVE Begins

EVE on the MacAfter installing and trying to get started on the Mac I find that the new graphics update in Trinity isnt available for the Mac (or linux). After a speedy install and a nice intro movie…


Day338 Crysis play, Artgerm and EVE

CrysisI have been enjoying the Crysis game itself, there is plenty of gameplay variety much like HL2. We get to charge around in zero-G, fly a v-tol jet, man the gun in a hummer, fight humans and…


Day337 Bugeye Cowboy Sketches

Bugeye SketchesMy book is filling up with all manner of wild west related sketches of various types. My old friend Bugeye has returned as well and looks the part with his western hat on. One thing is…


Day336 Game News

Nasty EVE PatchThis was the topic of much fun today in discussions, in fact the current Trinity patch and its deletion of peoples boot.ini file would have to be one of the absolute worst patches of…


Day335 SketchyPhysics

SketchyPhysicsAfter checking out Sketchup with the Connexion controller I also found out about the Physics Add-on. This takes Sketchup to another level of capability and could allow a bunch of…


Day334 WoWing

After a good discussion about the new expansion coming for EVE and the fun we once had in CoH. I dived into WoW for a little fun...


Day333 3DConnexion, Crysis Physics

3DConnexion SpaceNavigatorJim brought back a shiny new 3DConnexion SpaceNavigator from the Autodesk University 2007 event. I will have to cover AU another time though. The SpaceNav is very…


Day332 Net woes and other things to do

Well my home router is kinda dead - boy does that put a dent in my capability.So out comes the sketchbook - that is fun. I also grabbed a copy of The Dark Tower I: The Gunslinger by Stephen King -…


Day331 Unreal Vids, Blogger Pic Issues & Genre Fun

Unreal Editor 3 Video TutesI have finished vid5, which concluded the creation of the initial 2 room level. Things are working very much like UT2004 really - apart from the mesh quality it seems to…