Winter trails

Category: Photography
Posted by: cataboligne
cold trail

Winter hiking usually occurs on those overcast, drizzle laden days
that happen to get near 50 F.

Having a snowy hike with a comfort level allowing decent
enjoyment of the scenery is more challenging.

I was fortunate to have a sunny day at 27 F that felt
warm enough while the sun was bright.

Trails are easy to see covered with snow.
Category: Photography
Posted by: cataboligne
Red Stapler

Fear not - I have it hidden where Lumbergh wont find it.

Mapping

Category: Chaos
Posted by: cataboligne
I've been crafting maps for some time.

Though I'm only just now coming into my first major work:

Presenting mapping hack technology: Maphack

What is it?

A 3D engine that can build maps like nethack or rogue!

Here is an unrelated image from when I had some texturing issue:
(I just think it looks really cool and I may use the effect in the new tech)

Map tech

Update 11.016

Category: Technical
Posted by: cataboligne
Presenting a new background left slide.

Some other minor improvements.

Next will be a new title banner and new cat, posted by and comment buttons.

Crates

Category: Quake
Posted by: cataboligne
Lets talk about crates...

a Crate!

I first took notice in doom. I'm thinking they've been in video
games since the 80's. I'll leave it to you to go find proof.

Hell, in doom there is an entire warehouse full of them.
Nothing says military operation or scientific outpost like a crate.

Humans it seems have never learned to travel light. And where we go
we take our stuff. Lots of stuff.

In games, they first time I saw one you could open was half-life 2.
I loved it. Finally you could get at the contents of those suckers.

So, I made my own:

Contents: stuff!

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Category: Photography
Posted by: cataboligne
Old Glory

There are people all over the world who would give a ton to be a US citizen.

If you were born here I say this: Wake UP - be an AMERICAN!
Be the American our fore-fathers created the US for.
Category: Chaos
Posted by: cataboligne
One of my mapping challenges is terrain.

Making terrain look good in an oldschool editor like Radiant takes either
a lot of hard work, or a program like a terrain generator.

I have come up with another method:

land forms

When arranged randomly together, these forms make convincing terrain.
You could put them together in an editor with cut and paste work.

I take things a step further - I created a map engine to do all the work.

This will be showcased in two of my main projects: Quake-Hack and Anode X

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The "Patch"

Category: Chaos
Posted by: cataboligne
berries!

A nice patch of raspberries nearby. Love me some berries.

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X-Arcade mod

Category: Technical
Posted by: cataboligne
This is my first X-Arcade mod.

X-Arcade - built like a tank

That big red dial on the right is a usb spinner.
This is a high quality item with an anodized aluminum finish and
a heavy duty flyweight.

More images and info after the jump.

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MacGyver

Category: Six
Posted by: cataboligne
So, I hear there is this new TV show.

I only have one note...

This:

Mac!

is MACGYVER!

There is NO other.

None.

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