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Re: The 100% Unofficial Thread

Post by Bloopy » Sun Dec 31, 2017 10:59 am

Hello from New Year's Eve where I'm doing not much!
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Re: The 100% Unofficial Thread

Post by Xinos » Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:13 pm

It's very lonely here Slick. Last year I got into electronics and 3D printing. Electronics is tricky, I have far more ideas than I have time and skill to execute (I can basically assemble a series of leds). But I watch way to much youtube videos on the subject. Better for my brain than cat gifs I assume. 3D printing is right up my alley, and it was much easier to get started than with a 2D printer. Working with 3d software for so many years is finally proving itself useful!

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Re: The 100% Unofficial Thread

Post by ViceroyOfMonteCristo » Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:25 pm

Man, it's too bad that everyone's pretty much abandoned this place again. Then again, I guess it's kinda inevitable that people move on from their old friend groups and get busy with, well, regular life.
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Post by Slick » Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:25 pm

Xinos wrote:It's very lonely here Slick. Last year I got into electronics and 3D printing. Electronics is tricky, I have far more ideas than I have time and skill to execute (I can basically assemble a series of leds). But I watch way to much youtube videos on the subject. Better for my brain than cat gifs I assume. 3D printing is right up my alley, and it was much easier to get started than with a 2D printer. Working with 3d software for so many years is finally proving itself useful!
That's very cool. Any pictures of things you've made so far?
ViceroyOfMonteCristo wrote:Man, it's too bad that everyone's pretty much abandoned this place again. Then again, I guess it's kinda inevitable that people move on from their old friend groups and get busy with, well, regular life.
Yeah "life" is very overrated. Jobs, taxes, bills, social relationships - it's exhausting. Especially if you're introverted and people tend to drain your energy.

I still try and remember to come back here though. Granted it's been like a year. But I've been a very disgruntled person in the last year because of my job.
Now I work from home and it's the bees knees.

Speaking of which - I can hire someone if someone wants a job that only pays like $10 an hour making phone calls from home.
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Re: The 100% Unofficial Thread

Post by Zeor » Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:35 pm

My own work-from-home job is kind of kicking my ass these days. I, uh, wish I felt more like I were cut out for it, but I'm really not sure. Also I'm totally under the weather and seasonal affective disorder is being especially brutal on me this year, so, yeah. Having a good time.

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Re: The 100% Unofficial Thread

Post by Xinos » Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:17 am

Slick wrote:That's very cool. Any pictures of things you've made so far?
I don't have much online at the moment but I should make an album. Will try to get something up soon!

Zeor, yeahp I'm usually on discord. I don't think I've yet to actually talk to any of you.

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Post by Slick » Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:07 pm

Im solely on Google Hangouts. Discord might be doable but I have so many windows and things open all the time I dont think I'd remember to log on to discord even if I made an account. :/
SAD is terrible. I usually hit it the hardest the second the time change happens and it's dark at 4pm and cold outside... it usually always last until around now - when the sunlight starts lasting a bit longer every day.

I'd look forward to seeing some of that Xinos.
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Re: The 100% Unofficial Thread

Post by Bloopy » Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:29 pm

I still use IRC but only read a fraction of what's said on there. Hard to justify having more programs running.


Meanwhile, after talking to my Dad, I have GPS coordinates of where I was born, accurate to within about 10 metres:
https://maps.google.com/maps?ll=-41.308 ... ,174.78063

Presumably these days they have an app for that.
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Re: The 100% Unofficial Thread

Post by Xinos » Tue Jan 16, 2018 2:47 pm

Alright, here's a Kirby i printed and painted.
https://i.imgur.com/b9Tbm4k.jpg

Sadly it's not my model, credit goes to reddit user Shark_Socks.

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Re: The 100% Unofficial Thread

Post by Xinos » Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:05 am

Alright enough procrastinating! Here are most of the projects I've done so far. :D

One of the very first things I printed where these plates for a pair of headphones I own. The original aluminium plates are meant to be replaced by other designs that you buy from their site. About two years ago I had the idea of printing something with depth rather than just a painted piece of metal, so it felt like a good place to start. Last summer I was playing around with Arduinos and led lights so I assembled some NeoPixel rings and started programming a clock. Printing a housing for them was something I wanted to find a printer for. The clock works fine, but here's a video of it behaving like a shift register.

I soon found this t-rex skull online from MakerBot. I was only going to print the head at first, but I got carried away and kept adding the rest, piece by piece and now I have the entire skelleton. It still waiting for to assemble it. I had to focus on other things since Christmas was coming up and I've just not gotten back to it yet. Will post a picture of it when I do though.

So I did two Christmas projects. For my girlfriend I printed the creature from The Last Guardian. I found a really nice model online and got permission from the artist as long as I sent her a copy. This is partially why I wanted to split it into assemblable parts; much safer to for packaging. It was allot more work than I expected to get it cleaned up and separated. But everybody was very happy with the result, so it was worth it!
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Post by SupSuper » Sun Mar 25, 2018 8:50 pm

Zeor wrote:Whoa, hey, open question. Who else uses Discord? Should we make a Dream17 Discord channel? Should I make a Dream17 Discord channel? Hello! Ughnl
Well we have a Discord channel now: https://discord.gg/vCJwa3X
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Post by Bloopy » Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:42 am

Much kudos to Abime for hosting Dream17!
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Re: The 100% Unofficial Thread

Post by Bloopy » Sat Apr 28, 2018 5:57 am

Soon to become illegal: crates in Worms games?

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Re: The 100% Unofficial Thread

Post by Bloopy » Tue May 22, 2018 7:19 am

It's great to be able to say I've finally released my debut album on CD. It only took me nearly 10 years to record (there was a lot of procrastination involved). It's goofy industrial noise using vocals and kitchen utensils. The project name is a combo of two of my nicknames (the 2nd also being the reason I originally went by TheHarvester on WA wormnet). I actually made a Dead Kid Harvester-themed map years ago too.

The first track I recorded for it way back in mid-2008 was my song about Worms. It's actually a remake as I made an early version in 2003 and I think I posted that around a few Worms forums, but I don't remember getting much of a response. Eventually one day that early stuff will be fully unleashed on the world again. Anyway, I posted this current version on the T17 forum at the time and disturbed quite a few people!

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Give the Dead Kid Harvester page a like and message me for a CD, or hear it on digital:

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Re: The 100% Unofficial Thread

Post by Zeor » Fri May 25, 2018 1:30 am

Outstanding. Congrats on that!
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