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Rob Lang
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My Bio
Rob Lang is a the author of Icar, the free science fiction RPG and the Free RPG Blog. Icar is the source of much of his art. He likes to use a really old version of Lightwave and Photoshop to get things done.

Favourite Visual Artist
John Hodgeson
Favourite Movies
Monty Python and the Quest for the Holy Grail
Favourite TV Shows
Monty Python, Top Gear
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Carter USM, Korn, Rage Against the Machine, Deftones
Favourite Books
Player of Games, Use of Weapons
Favourite Writers
Iain M Banks, Peter F Hamilton
Favourite Games
Minecraft, Fallout 3
Favourite Gaming Platform
PC
Tools of the Trade
Lightwave, Photoshop, Chrome, Programmer's Notepad, Filezilla
Other Interests
Flying, roleplaying, heavy metal, programming

Back into art

Back into art

After a long time break, I am once again putting together new art for Icar, my free Sci Fi RPG http://www.icar.co.uk. I am working through the Equipment Index, increasing the render quality from 72DPI to 300DPI, to make for better print-outs. While doing so, I noticed that some of the 3D models are woefully bad and needed remaking. Other models were lost in a catastrophic Rob-deletes-hard-drive years ago. Gone, but not forgotten. It's a good thing, really. My skills have vastly improved since I made a lot of these models and I think it shows. All comments and critique are gladly accepted!

Icar is going to GenCon UK 2008

Icar is going to GenCon UK 2008

It's my pleasure to announce that I will be running two Icar games at GenCon UK 2008. The Lethal Rings of Obyrworld Join a risky expedition into the debris rings around Obyrworld to find fortune, lost friends and answers. Become part of a well weathered scavenger team as you try to make enough cash to get off this planet. Icar is a free Science Fiction tabletop RPG, a mix of familiar Sci Fi elements, space opera and very large guns. No experience expected or required! Thursday 28th August 2008 2pm Friday 29th August 2008 2pm Sign up at the Convention or online now As a result, I'll be doing loads of art to support it and getting it on

Microsoft Going Backwards?

Microsoft Going Backwards?

I attended a Microsoft Technology roadshow yesterday (as part of my job) that spoke about .NET 3.0 (was WinFX), Windows Vista and Atlas (their ASP.NET answer to Ajax). .NET 3.0 is an impressive technology, which allows you to write feature rich GUIs for Windows XP and Vista. For XP, the users will have to install the .NET 3.0 runtime but it comes as part of Vista. They herald it as a giant leap forward in GUI design for the windows. As the demonstrations continued, I thought "I could do that in Flash and DHTML" and I felt that by tying .NET 3.0 to the Windows platform for yet another generation was a mistake. It was starkly aparent that the

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You are not allowed to have a birthday. I forbid it...
Too late! And thanks.
SpiritofdarknessHobbyist Digital Artist
:party: HAPPY BIRTHDAY :strip::iconravesplz::strip:
:wave: Hello Rob, I'm maledictus from the 1KM1KT forums.
SumDoodHobbyist General Artist
Brainwipe, tomorrow is Print Your Blog day (March 12th).

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Print something!
I know it's corny but I'm bored and you've been tagged :p