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The continuing struggle of a young game designer who may or may not have a variety of serious life-threatening conditions. How do you find out? You read the blog.

  1. You should see the paragraphs I deleted before clicking 'post now'.

    by , 07-26-2015 at 01:09 PM (˙uɐɔ I ʍouʞ I sıɥʇ op I uɐƆ)
    Officially speaking the last activity I had on these forums was in February 2015, five months ago. This activity coincided with a life changing event for me, in the form of a new job - the starting rung on a career - an opportunity as a designer at a AAA game studio, one which I won't name here to prevent any unfortunate paper trails - however I have a feeling a fair proportion of you already know. This exciting opportunity had the drawback of having to move to what is technically a different country ...
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  2. Winter Reflection

    by , 12-27-2013 at 03:05 PM (˙uɐɔ I ʍouʞ I sıɥʇ op I uɐƆ)
    It's becoming a habit of mine to take a relatively simple topic and stretch it out into several pages of writing that is of no interest to other people. This is why I will make an excellent academic.

    Trailed thought. Let me start over.

    It's becoming a habit of mine to take the time during the winter holidays to reflect upon the year that was, and unless I'm mistaken about my commitment to such a process this will be the seventh time I do so on TFF, to coincide with my eighth ...
  3. [Hey pilgrims. Happy thanksgiving pilgrims.] Thoughts and prayers to those involved at Clutha.

    by , 11-29-2013 at 05:01 PM (˙uɐɔ I ʍouʞ I sıɥʇ op I uɐƆ)
    Well I guess it was yesterday. I did manage to say thanksgiving to an actual American though. He knows who he is.

    Black Friday has always been a fascinating topic of conversation in the UK, since its slowly becoming an imported tradition. As far as I can tell Black Friday sales only began a few years ago - at least online - with Amazon selling Wiis and Xbox 360s for 50: a pretty amazing bargain even by today's standards.

    This is the first year I've seen (or to better put ...

    Updated 11-29-2013 at 05:09 PM by Aerif

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  4. ˙ǝᴉl ɐ sᴉ ƃolq sᴉɥʇ ɟo ǝɯɐu ǝɥ┴

    by , 10-31-2013 at 01:29 PM (˙uɐɔ I ʍouʞ I sıɥʇ op I uɐƆ)
    August. Fecking August was the last time I updated.

    Of all people it was Loco who made me realise this by asking about my lack of logging into FFXIV. Presumably he is injured and has run out of people to contact.

    Since my last posts, my situation has changed a fair bit. I live in the city now in the student accommodation I mentioned before, and am adjusting to life as a non-commuting student. Dundee, although small, is fairly pleasant.

    Also they have this: ...
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  5. Ultros keeps getting hit by Thundaga

    by , 08-25-2013 at 09:38 AM (˙uɐɔ I ʍouʞ I sıɥʇ op I uɐƆ)
    One of the major benefits of Square Enix being a Japanese country is that all of the testing periods, and early access beginnings, and emergency down-period maintenance in Final Fantasy XIV have been happening at ideal times for European players. The Japanese 6pm start time has translated nicely into 10am start times in the UK.

    For some strange reason however, the Early Access period which began yesterday morning has so far been afflicted by much more frequent downtime and maintenance ...
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