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Tales of Taelen - DU by AMCAlmaron, literature

The Cave (DU Short) by AMCAlmaron, literature

The War of the Sekeolasian Succession - Part One by AMCAlmaron, literature

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  • Feb 18, 1992
  • New Zealand
  • Deviant for 11 years
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Who am I? I'm a random person who likes solving problems that pop up in various book/film/tv/game/etc series that I pay attention to. Hence, a lot of my work revolves around creating essays, maps, informative pictures, and the odd fan-fic to test out a scenario. I also like designing things, so there's the odd concept there too!

I'm only too happy to help out with things wherever I can...need a quick historical map drawn or want help coming up with a story concept? Send me a message and I'll see what I can do.

Favourite TV Shows
Friends, I suppose. And Lost, but only once I watched it on DVD.
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James Horner - Composer. Nostalgia FTW.
Favourite Books
With five bookshelves bursting to the brim, I've too many to count!
Favourite Games
At the moment, games by Bioware and Paradox Interactive.
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A toss up between PC, Xbox 360 and PS2...although nothing beats PC for modability!
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Adobe Creative Suite
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Too many to list!
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Why did I see this film, you may ask? Well, because a friend and I needed something to do and he was morbidly curious to see just how bad this thing was. If you've not heard of it before, it's another adaptation of a YA dystopia book series (coming out several years after that particular wave peaked) which was finished in 2018, but had to be held back for release until now because the finished film was reportedly 'unwatchable' and they needed to do reshoots with Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley after they could be pried away from Disney. Couldn't for the life of me tell what they reshot exactly, cause the film was just as much of a mess on the big screen...'Chaos Running', as it were. So anyway, our story begins on the creatively titled 'New World', two hundred years in the future. An exposition dump informs us that some humans settled on this world years ago, whereupon something in the atmosphere made the entire male population begin involuntarily broadcasting their thoughts, memories
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I'm still not entirely sure how to start this one. An overall summary would be too bloated, and a quick description not enough. The Edge Chronicles is a series I grew up with and still hold dear to this day for its unbridled creativity that inspired me many times over the years and arguably helped to shape some of my own concepts and ideas...heck, I even still have a home-made Lego Sky Ship sitting on the shelf in my bedroom after all these years, so that's saying something (that I'm a lazy bastard who doesn't clear shit away :p ). The basic premise...hoo boy, even that's tough! What is the 'Edge'? Basically, it's a giant cliff seemingly floating in the air, largely covered by a gigantic forest known as the 'Deepwoods' where all known life on the Edge originated from. There are LOADS of fantastical creatures, plants and sentients, but it would take forever to try and describe them all, so I won't bother; instead I'll just say that the stories themselves are often glorified excuses to
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Before I begin, I gotta ask something; has anybody come up with a trope name for films where characters spend a good chunk of the film quipping their way through serious situations? I'm not meaning the odd joke here and there to lighten the mood, I'm meaning where everybody acts like a Joss Whedon character poking fun at the setting and the immersion is broken or the tone of the film suffers because everything has to be silly? I know there's "Bathos" and "Casual Danger Dialogue", but I'm not sure that's enough. Feels like a LOT of movies have been embracing this approach in the last few years, and I absolutely HATE it. It feels like the 'Dreamworks Face' came to life and every studio went "YES WE NEED ONE OF THOSE!" in the same way they all rushed to copy the Minions after Despicable Me's success. Anyhoo, Raya and the Last Dragon suffers a bit from this problem (as well as an overabundance of 'modern comedy' jokes that don't land), but that's not the biggest issue with the film.
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happy new year get ready for cute overload

Baby cuddles - commission

Well, cute dragons are certainly something I can get behind. @Ddraigtanto ?

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I know you probably won't recognize him but here

Old meets new

Figured I'd show you too

I do; I saw him cropping up in a couple of places! :)

But yup the smaller one is his old 2010 design