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Brian
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  • Sep 19
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Class start for me in 8 days. This is definitely not a pair of semesters I'm looking forward to. We're totally online, of course, due to Covid (which, despite the fool that keeps writing chalk messages on the sidewalks throughout the community, is

One More Item Off My Bucket List

One More Item Off My Bucket List

My son and a few of his friends entered the Alberta Game Jam. Since most of the team was unfamiliar with Unity, he recruited me as the expert. I use Unity as the game engine for a course stream I teach at MacEwan University in the Computer Science stream. In case people are unfamiliar with a game jam, each team has 48 hours to design and implement a game. As a rule, when I supervise final year game capstone projects I insist the people involved have taken the game development stream. Unfortunately, our team met with the expected results. Inexperience coupled with the usual "game making is easy" world view led to 48 hours of headache inducing, feature creeping chaos. I haven't used GIT (a project repository) in years because there are problems with non-text files. Of course, because the rest of the team only knew GIT, integration was used GIT...with the expected problems. Needless to say, it's going to be a day or two before I get back my energy. Both my son and I have
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Eclipse Gets A Failing Grade

Eclipse Gets A Failing Grade

In the computer industry, there's no sin more venial than that of pushing untested code.  I've been experimenting with Eclipse the past weeks.  This morning, despite my settings, every piece of mature art (including my own) is no longer visible.  Switching back to the original has restored expected behaviour.  In the courses I teach at a University, this kind of testing (clearly a result of incomplete or poorly planned testing ... perhaps testing changes on production code instead a backup copy) would net the the student a nice solid F. FFFFFFFFFFFF FFFFFFFFFFFF FFF FFF FFFFFFF FFFFFFF FFF FFF FFF FFF

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would you like to Photoshop Female Ichthyocentaurs ?

If I can find ichthyosaurs that are public domain and would work, certainly

Dragonfire810 Filmographer
It’s called Ichthyocentaurs that are combined with a mermaid and a centaur and here’s a stock image for you to use : www.deviantart.com/chrisgiz12/…
Hey Mertail , I've been looking for a specific story, but I can't find it anywhere.  Several years ago, I stumbled upon the mermaidstail.info site within months of it being taken down.  During that time I fell in love with the numerous artworks, including the Transformation Island comics.
However, there was one story that stuck out to me in particular: the one where this woman purchases a transformation suit and tries it on in her bathtub, but the hot water shorts it out and makes her permanently stuck as a mermaid.
Do you remember the story I'm talking about? What's the title? Where could I find it?

Edit: Mertail so I finally found that story I was talking about.  I used the WebArchive "WayBack Machine" to access the original mermaidstail.info site.  The story was called JLs Mermaid.  I'm so glad I finally found it!
I've probably got it in my archive as well.  Probably one of the ones in the "Needs new images" folder
If you are interested, I could send the link to the Internet Archive page of the story?  It still has all of the original images in it (although they seem to be "locked": I can't seem to right-click or highlight them, same with the text)
do you take requests ?