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Back with a [supersonic, bone-crunching] bang...

Posted 01-14-2014 at 10:36 PM by Spacethingy
Updated 01-14-2014 at 10:39 PM by Spacethingy

Ah, Orbiter. It's so nice to see you again...

I tend to rotate what games I play, depending on mood. It's not really organised; I just find myself playing loads of something and then stopping. Last month, Simutrans, the month prior to that, GeneRally and Toca2 Touring Cars (yeah, I'm a 90's/early 00's kid...). And when life's hectic, that's all I can really set my mind down to.

But when stress sets in, something special is required. The nails have been bitten, the comfort...
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So long, college, and thank you for all the... Fish?

Posted 06-21-2012 at 02:47 PM by Spacethingy

Well. Here I am. Walking out of college for the last time.

Feels weird. Feels... Well, I'm going to be honest here, if I wasn't so mentally smashed*, I'd probably write some poetic piece about life, education and the great progress of life. Heck, I might even include some Shakespeare.

As it is, I'm just going to play Orbiter, eat chocolate and... eat pasta.

Pasta la vista baby!

Ahem. Bring on summer people!


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Around the Solar System in 80 Days

Posted 03-18-2011 at 01:05 PM by Spacethingy
Updated 04-29-2011 at 03:03 PM by Spacethingy (Story has moved...)

[This blog story has moved.]

Cutting and pasting into the forum was a bit tricky with longer chapters, so I decided to move it...

Thanks for reading!

New home: http://adgdorset.weebly.com/space-flight-things.html
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Project Marathon

Posted 02-18-2011 at 09:38 PM by Spacethingy
Updated 02-22-2011 at 10:44 PM by Spacethingy

OK people, Project Marathon coming atcha!

Florida Keys Marathon Airport is a small airport, built in 1940 as a Navy airfield. It soon started commercial passenger flights, but only as a "flag stop", ie. a person would wave a big flag at passing planes from West Keys if there were passengers waiting to head to Miami.

As a small base, it's going to be a good starting point for a beginner like me, with lots of small and simple buildings, and a good opportunity...
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A (very) small start...

Posted 02-16-2011 at 09:56 PM by Spacethingy

OK, so after a year of playing Orbiter, I want to start proper development!

I don't mean putting other people's hard work into UCGO boxes but actual models, ships....... STUFF!

And so, after a crash course in Anim8or (i.e. "Oooooo! What does THAT nice button do?!") here's my first mesh!





OK, so it's...
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