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Artist // Hobbyist // Literature
  • Oct 13
  • United States
  • Deviant for 5 years
  • He / Him
My Bio
Movie trailer editor, Re-imaginer, enthusiast of the obscure

Favourite Movies
The Dark Knight, Inception, Last of the Mohicans
Favourite TV Shows
Monk, Star Trek, Justified
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
The Glitch Mob, Nine Inch Nails, Kivinsky
Favourite Books
The Neverending Story, The Fellowship of the Ring, Out of the Silent Planet
Favourite Writers
Micheal Ende, Micheal Moorcock, Robert Jordon, J.R.R Tolkien, C.S Lewis
Favourite Games
Bioshock, Dragon Age 1/2, Shadow of Mordor
Favourite Gaming Platform
Mac
Tools of the Trade
Mac, Pencil and Paper
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“Always get to the dialogue as soon as possible. I always feel the thing to go for is speed. Nothing puts the reader off more than a big slab of prose at the start." ― P.G. Wodehouse “The idea that you have to be protected from any kind of uncomfortable emotion is what I absolutely do not subscribe to.” ― John Cleese --- I was replaying Deus Ex : Human Revolution and something struck me. There is no exposition in the game. Every single line of dialogue builds into a narrative from just general conversation. You learn about EVERY aspect of the future society, characters, and their relationships, and ironically unlike the iconic trailers for the game in which Jensen talks directly to the 'audience' about his feelings and mission, but does not do this in the game itself. Consider the first scene. A bunch of people talking about a complicated scheme of media manipulation and power seizure. Presumably these Illuminati type guys are well versed in their statecraft so it would make no
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"You sly dog, you got me MONOLOGUING!" - The Incredibles "A thousand poets dreamed a thousand years. Then you were born." - Unfaithfully Yours -- My muse was running on fumes thanks to a combination of inactivity and chronic depression, but thankfully some opportunities have opened up and allowed me to work again! Projects are back on the menu, art assets being planned and purchased and music composed. I'm going to reveal soon a YouTube production that is NOT an expensive and lengthy animated miniseries like my last one. The story will be new, episodes shorter and punchier, and there will be a twist that will hopefully set it apart. It gives me an opportunity to write and think about writing again. And few can spark my imagination and desire to talk about writing other than collative learning professor Rob Ager who inspired me to look deeper into the film works of directors like Kubrick, Spielberg, even Tarantino. Normally I dislike deconstructionism for the sake of
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“If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.” ― Albert Einstein “Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It's a way of understanding it.” ― Lloyd Alexander --- I recently saw an eloquent and intriguing break down of one of my favorite games: Planescape: Torment. https://youtu.be/-_rHuBwaFdw I go on record for saying that I am NOT a fan of superfluous deconstructionism, having endured plenty of that in high school and college and nearly perishing from severe eye-rolling (my least favorite example being the suggestion that Christian Bale was chosen to play the 'Christian Male' in the movie The New World on purpose). BUT if there is precedent, if there is meat to be bit into then deconstructionism is one of my favorite hobbies. It's less like taking apart a story with a hammer to watch it squirm but more like meticulously brushing away the dust of obscurantism and metaphor that obscures the beautiful INTENTIONAL meanings hidden
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are you doing something interesing


try to upload more stuff in less time please

Have you ever heard of Everywhere At The End of Time?

Thanks for this llama badge. May I introduce myself to you?

Certainly! Thanks for the consideration :)

Anytime. Hello. I'm Nickolas/Club-Dreamiverse and I'm doing good, you? Want to role-play with me in notes or chatroom?

Thank you for offering, but no thank you ^_^

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opinion on the bettercartoon hashtag?