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TheJGG

@Tyranexx We are acquainted, I had him salivating when I mentioned the killer burger stand two minutes from where I live. The burgers they sell there are seriously astounding quality; it's full of flavour and juice. I usually ordered the double jack slider, which was a double patty cheeseburger. Every single time I ate a double jack slider it was just absolutely awful for my digestion. It tasted heavenly, yes, but I was left immobile for thirty minutes after each one. I haven't gone in a month but since I've vowed to order a single burger. As tempting as it is to order a double I don't think I can take it.

Mood's the first sign of degradation and for the most part your grandmother seems to be as right as Reyn for the time being. I can relate to having little patience, though that's only when I'm under extreme stress or exhaustion. I came back an hour ago from a particularly gruelling session of swimming so I'm aching all over. I found myself getting irritable with a few people because I need rest rather soon, but rest is the best medicine (side note, I ended up pulling three muscles in my legs, so I had to waddle out of the pool like a penguin...). But that your grandmother can still drive at ninety-three is, frankly, a miracle. Shows her health is marvellous, so hats off.

A teenage stroke survivor? That's not something exciting at all for said person, I'm glad they survived, and the positive nature of the survival can be replicated here... but I agree, my aunt is extremely lucky. At times she can be very unsavoury though, so I'm glad she's five thousand miles away, as is the rest of my extended family. Long distance seems to suit us better; when I lived in Paris a while back they were visibly disappointed if we didn't fly out once a month to see them. We ended up going over five or six times in four years.

Oh I have disagreements with my extended family a lot. Whenever I make the mistake of discussing anything related to politics one of them ends up having an impassioned delivery of speech. It was funny the first few times but now I stick to discussing it in private with my inner family. Back in 2019 when the UK General Elections happened I was asked every day for three weeks if I thought Boris Johnson was going to win. Every single time I responded with a different variant of; "I don't care but yes,". Politics warp people, and so although I have my own beliefs (not extreme views at all, but just me screaming at the UK government during 2020) I don't like discussing it with anybody.

Thing with anywhere in the Middle East is that we get a lot of sun. A lot. My skin's started to get splotchy even though I regularly apply sun cream. But on the bright side it can allow for some fantastic imagery;

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Well your phrasing is spot-on likewise, Apple devices are perfect for artists, be they musicians, photographers, influencers or otherwise, although I don't know what I'm doing calling influencers artists. Personally I don't like how people sell their perfect lives over the Internet. Nothing is perfect, and these people who have such prim-and-proper lifestyles is fake and disingenuous. It's partly why I don't use social media platforms; people have expressed surprise in the past when I told them I don't use it. That some people make careers and fortunes from taking pictures of themselves and filtering it, is kinda lame. Having said that it's a good way for people to get their name out here if they want to plug their artwork, or... actual photography.

With devices whenever I'm asked to recommend something I never look at the cheapest option, because of course there'll be drawbacks. Medium-range devices are perfect, because there's variety in that you can pick one that does exactly what you want it to do. PCs especially; you could get a work-optimised computer or one with a touch screen for drawing, or one for gaming.

Even though you're a software engineer and not a technician it still makes you qualified to give computer advice and geek out.

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TheJGG

ThanosReXXX wrote:

What was up with specifically mentioning me in the text wall-related comment earlier? You might as well have mentioned yourself, seeing as you're no slouch in that department either.

@TheJGG @ThanosReXXX Christ you two are good at writing large amounts of text and still keeping readers engaged. You should be a journalist man, that's some serious credo you got there

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MarioLover92

Just started browsing the PlayStation store on the PS3. There's some games I wanna get before it closes for good! (Mega Man Legends 1 and 2, Hard Corps Uprising, Tomba, Daytona USA) Might go to the PlayStation thread to ask for some more recommendations.

@Tyranexx My reply's as late as the White Rabbit. lol

Oh wow, that's a bit surprising! Just two Mario Kart games that you've played, huh? Not a bad thing, of course. I started with Mario Kart 64. Rainbow Road in MKW is quite tough, I agree...especially the turns you gotta do right before the launching tunnel.

Oh yeah, your grandmother had a birthday recently, right? Tell her I wish her a happy belated one.

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@Sunsy Happy birthday! I hope you have a splendid day. Enjoy your gifts.

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Zuljaras

Guys today I did another design. This time it is a boss - the Pirate King, Darkbeard. He is a pirate ghost ofc! Just like LeChuck!!! Harrr!!!

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And if anyone is interested in the design process here is the video - https://youtu.be/Si-m2oyh2RU

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Sunsy

@MarioLover92 Thanks, I already have. Started Crash 4, and enjoyed Super Mario 3D World casually earlier. Already played it on Wii U, but now I have a physical copy since my Wii U copy is digital. Will enjoy Bowser's Fury when I have time to myself to fully enjoy it.

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Eel

@Zuljaras oh that one looks awesome. Even just the uncolored sketch alone works perfectly for the style.

@Sunsy happy birthday! Hope it's a good one.

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ThanosReXXX

@Blooper987 I think that once you start on the Studio Ghibli material, you might become hooked on anime movies...

On a side note: I don't know which type of anime series you're into or not, but here's a couple of my all-time favorites, all kinds of genres: Elfen Lied, Record of Lodoss War, Attack on Titan, Freezing, Berserk, Fist of the North Star, Neon Genesis Evangelion, The Guyver, Macross, Sword Art Online, Full Metal Alchemist, Ninja Scroll.

@bimmy-lee Nope, sorry to say I still have no idea about perler beads. Mind you: could very well be that they're also available here, it's just not something that's widely advertised so I'm supposing it's niche enough that I'd easily overlook it wherever it might be available for purchase.

As for sending the CRT: it's the thought that counts, my friend, and that is highly appreciated.

Still looking to get my hands on a BVM/PVM, which is the best you can get CRT-wise, but currently, I've got other things to take care of, so it's not too high on the list for now.

@Tyranexx I do like riverboats. Or at least: the romantic idea of them, from movies and such. Never actually been on one, but I'd like to one day.

P.S.

What's this I read about you only ever having played two Mario Kart games? Or did I misunderstand? If I didn't, then the conclusion is that you've either missed out big time and/or you might want to play catch up, if you still have the hardware to run them on...

@TheJGG "but I'll have you know I was the one that convinced him to watch Your Name"

Showboat...

All kidding aside, that recommendation is still very much appreciated. Also be sure to mention that I even went so far as to purchase the Blu-ray after having watched it.

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@ThanosReXXX
well i bought this crap

@ogo79 Ah... the old "build your own adventure" thingamajig. Yeah, I only know those in book form, but I imagine either of these options are equally crappy.

Points scored for your latest "it's dangerous" post, though. Made me crack a big smile.

Anti-Matter wrote:

DDR A20 machine at my local arcade has been removed (sent to Jakarta) due to lack of popularity (nearly nobody played DDR anymore at that place).

@Anti-Matter Ah.... best news I read all day. Now you can finally go cold turkey and get rid of your DDR addiction, and start living an adult person's life.

(just pulling your dancing leg, obviously)

@Sunsy Happy Birthday!

TheJGG wrote:

@TheJGG @ThanosReXXX Christ you two are good at writing large amounts of text and still keeping readers engaged. You should be a journalist man, that's some serious credo you got there

@TheJGG I'm both highly empathic AND a sales and marketing professional. I simply KNOW how to trigger and/or keep people engaged. It's like my second nature, you know...

@Zuljaras That's one heck of a nice drawing, once again. But what else is new? All your creations both on or off paper have been pretty solid so far, so I actually dared to expect nothing less from you.

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Blooper987

@ThanosReXXX already seen SAO, and I’m planning on watching full metal alchemist brotherhood soon.

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ThanosReXXX

@Blooper987 Ah, good. Hope you liked it. Full Metal Alchemist is great (all series released so far, since there are several) and if you like that, you might very well also like Record of Lodoss War, although to be fair, that is a bit more hardcore AD&D (Advanced Dungeons & Dragons, just in case) style.

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Anti-Matter

@ThanosReXXX
🤨
I will not stop playing DDR.
I have been playing DDR Arcade for almost 18 years.
DDR and other BEMANI games already became my new religion.
I still keep collecting DDR games on PS1, PS2, Wii, XBOX, XBOX 360.
I will get DDR Metal pad so i can play DDR at home with actual DDR Arcade style pad when my local Arcade center are no longer providing DDR Arcade machine anymore.
DDR is still my number 1 Rhythm games.
And don't forget my username is based on Dance Dance Revolution X2 song, Anti-Matter by Orbit1 & Milo.

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MarioLover92

@Zuljaras Looks awesome! Great job.

@Sunsy That's awesome to hear! Bowser's Fury is a nice expansion to 3D World, I recommend giving it a shot. Perhaps we could play 3D World together online one of these days...assuming we're both not busy with real life shenanigans, lol. I still wanna get Crash 4, too.

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Anti-Matter

I drew Chibi Ninja for Drawing lesson grade 4 this afternoon.
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1. Dance Dance Revolution
2. Para Para Paradise
3. DrumMania
4. Beatmania IIDX
5. Pop'n Music
6. KeyboardMania
7. Martial Beat

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TheJGG

@Zuljaras This is so beautiful. I have a... decent idea; you could possibly write a small picture book to accompany your game, and use your concept illustrations. You could write it as a game manual, with backstory, controls, and more. These can't be left in the dust while you turn them into pixel art!

Saw the video, and it highlights your process perfectly. Gave you a sub too!

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Wavey84

Finally got my Reproduction NES, SNES & Gameboy Boxes in the mail from GameBoxGods today
The majority look great! But a few of the prints look a little too dark like with Mega Man 2, Super Mario Bros. 2 and Castlevania: The Adventure etc. The rest look fantastic and are very close to the official boxes and that's all that i wanted. They look fantastic! Castlevania NES being my personal favorite.

Look, I'm dipping past my mid 30's, my collecting days have waned the Funky kong' out. There is absolutely no way i'd spend hundreds and hundreds of dollars on one single official NES BOX even if it were mint. The reality is, you're getting boxes with nicks, creases and with bent edges. It's almost like a pack of rats went to town and nibbled corners with the vast majority of them.

If anybody is interested i could take some pictures and show you how on point they are with the exception of the following 3 above. Vedict? hit and a bit miss.

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Zuljaras

@Eel @ThanosReXXX @MarioLover92 Thank you! Waking up to a phone notification about NL responses and reading those really put me in a good for the rest of the day!

@TheJGG This is great idea! I also love those little art books that publishers decide to put with their games! Thank you!

Zuljaras

TheJGG

@Zuljaras Yeah, you could make the artbook a digital deluxe bonus, or add it into the game through the main menu or something. The artwork looks legitimately amazing, and it would be an absolute joke if you let your illustrations go to waste. If you were an artist for an AAA studio it would of course mean you and your team will have the resources and the skill to render the characters into something more faithful to your work.

I haven't seen all of it of course but I'd say you could get a solid 48-64 pages of solid artwork, plus captions and comments from you. I suggest when you have free time; start compiling it, even copying text you wrote when posting them here.

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BruceCM

I hope we'll all be able to play the game when it's out, too .....? @Zuljaras

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TheJGG

BruceCM wrote:

I hope we'll all be able to play the game when it's out, too .....?

We'll have to pay like anyone else, of that there's no doubt. It's the artbook.. the ART!

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