Geekiness and Nerdiness, and Other Surprises

Previously I mentioned how much more convenient it is to do drawings digitally as opposed to on a sheet of paper that never gets used again. The picture I managed to convert did indeed look very nice, but was lacking that extra detail. I’ve suspected for a while that pixel-based brushes are necessary for that […]

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Usually I do my drawings on (small) paper with a pencil, but this has the significant downside of not being able to do anything with it. But now, after more than a month (with a long stretch of downtime in the middle), I finally converted an old picture into a digital copy that I can […]

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Until about the early 1900s (don’t quote me on that), many boats were powered by paddle wheels. That’s not too important. The efficiency of a paddle wheel is increased when the individual paddles remain upright the entire time they’re in the water. One way of doing this is with a vertical bucket paddle wheel, which […]

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Only 2 months this time, I’m on such a roll. Not much to say about the whole thing. Click on each image to see some information about it. The c17 maps are next, of which there seem to be 16. So, if these prison maps are anything to go by, expect that to take 130 […]

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After going from here to my other site, I’ve decided to come back to the blog format. Maybe, once I get my theme done, it’ll support slideshows and everything will be sweet. So the first one was done on 2016-10-16, next one on the same day (or maybe they were both just uploaded then?), the […]

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A while ago I heard of Kerkythea, a program that can generate very nice-looking images from 3D models. And, as an added bonus, it comes with a very helpful SketchUp plugin to send your model, complete with sun and lights (which can be added using a naming scheme defined by the plugin), to the Kerkythea […]

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A new Garry’s Mod/Half-Life 2 project I’ve started (but will I finish?) Note: I am still working on this, the parts are now uploaded to http://nestor.broadribbon.com.au/projects/ Click each image to view full size The plan The plan is it follows these two individuals (male01 and female02, refugee versions) going traveling along vaguely the same journey […]

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