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Inktober

I've never heard of it before, but apparently Inktober is an artist movement that started several years back. In short it calls on artistically inclined people to create one (or more) ink drawing or painting a day throughout the month of October.

I've decided to give it a go, and here's my daily contribution...

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I didn't want THAT!

A few of the boys at my kindergarten are deeply and thoroughly gripped by the fandom around TMNT. Yestersay two of them asked if I could draw a "ninja turtle". I know they actually ment a "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle", but since I'm a sadistic bastard I decided to be really literal.

Here's the result..

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...let down your braid!

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Archeage: A quick overview

I was excited by the trailer, disliked it during open beta and succumbed with about 2 hours to go and purchased a Founders pack. And once I actually got into the game, I found there is a lot to love about it. But before I give you a brief summary about it, have a read of this - the response of their CEO to their launch issues.

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The first little piggy...

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Long time no talk!

Hey all, it's been a long time since anything was posted here and I dearly miss both posting and reading! I have to admit, ever since I switched jobs over two years ago, I can't post here during the work day so I've been terrible about getting on. But enough of excuses! What has everybody been up to?

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Wormworld Saga

I remember Stigg introducing that one aeons ago. By now, there's been three books published in German.

The artist started a kickstarter for an English version, with worldwide shipping.

If you want to refresh your memory, simply go to wormworldsaga.com

Or maybe this gorgeous picture will refresh your memory :)

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"WTF" moment of the week

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Orc orc baby!

I've had a few days to play with my new toy now, and everything that bothered me with the Surface 2 is gone. I don't have as much space on the Note 10.1 but I don't lack for it either.
I've been testing out a drawing app called LayerPaint HD, and it might just be the best drawing app for Android. It might not be as versatile as Clover Paint, but it's not as overwhelming either.

I took a photo of a crude sketch I made with a real pencil on paper and imported it into LayerPaint HD. I then reduced the opacity to about 20% and created a new layer on top where I'm drawing the lines anew.

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A Note on the Surface

A little while back I celebrated my 40th birthday, and among the presents I got was a fair amount of cash. I tok a few days to figure out what I wanted to use it on, and decided I wanted a new tablet. I had a rather middling tablet from before, and wanted something better. Unfortunately you can't get much of a tablet without paying exorbitant prices... If you buy from the stores, that is.
So I spent a little time looking through Finn.no which is the largest online secondhand market in Norway. I quickly found something that looked promising, a Microsoft Surface 2. I researched it's speccs and it seemed to be a decent machine. Three days later it arrived in the mail, along with a Touch 2 keyboard cover.

The first thing that hit me was the absolutely gorgeous screen, and how well it responded to touch commands. Unlike my old tablet (a DMtech, some cheap chinese product) I had much better presicion and could hit small icons without having to zoom in first. The sound was excellent too, and it could stream Netflix on without a hitch or lag.
Over the next few days I put the tablet through a lot of games and browsing and experimented with all the things I could think off. So what do I think of it?

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