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Re: Other Creativity

Post by sangi39 » 30 Jul 2019 23:59

This took much longer than expected:

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And that's just one section of the interior walkway.

I've had a slight redesign of the layout of the settlement, and effectively taken out everything that just seemed like a cobbled together mess.

The walls are now of uniform height, such that the bailey walls (and exterior wall), and the walkway walls are now all 12 blocks high. I found that while a 5 block tall walkway wall was reasonably tall, it didn't really seem as imposing as I was hoping, so I raised them up. The added side-effect being that building within the baileys can now be taller without peaking above the walls, which was a problem when designing the noble residences.

The walkway is now lined with a sort of internal "moat", and I've stripped away the military lodgings that were dotted around the place. The intent being that they'll be backed up against the walls or around the towers/guardhouses that are dotted along the walls (the ones along the walkway also serve as entrances to the baileys, meaning that to get from one area to the next you have to go through at least one gatehouse, and to get to the main castle you need to, at the moment, go through thirteen, although that might go up to fifteen by the end of the week).

I'm annoyingly tempted to rip out the noble residences as well and start them again [:P] I like the layout, but the... palette doesn't fit, and now that I can add a few more blocks to the height, I sort of want to add an extra floor to them.

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Re: Other Creativity

Post by sangi39 » 01 Aug 2019 00:23

I cheated and shoved the beds for the guards inside the interior bailey walls [:P]

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This still means these particular walls are still 5 blocks thick on each side (rather than a solid mass 21 blocks wide), gives me more room to work with inside the baileys themselves, and means that to access the various gatehouses and their towers you have to actually have to make it inside a bailey.

I don't really want to do this with the exterior walls if I can get away with it. I need to figure out the exact number of soldiers I'd reasonably need to fully man the walls, but so far I think the walls in total have a combined length of around 20,000 blocks... I may give this some more thought.
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Re: Other Creativity

Post by Khemehekis » 23 Aug 2019 04:48

Today, I drew an Evangelisti Chart.

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Re: Other Creativity

Post by Khemehekis » 01 Sep 2019 08:05

Today I launched my new Tumblr youth rights blog, Aaliyah Would Be Proud.

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Re: Other Creativity

Post by Khemehekis » 07 Sep 2019 05:17

"Risperidone"
by James Landau (C) 2019

You've had a long hike
Your interest spiked
You chew a cactus like jam
Your mind starts to coast
An overdose
Like taking twenty milligrams
Of risperidone
When you're all alone
In the heat zone
All sand and stone
With your mind blown
And your brain grown
You look over the horizon
And feast your eyes on one cougar
Oh, I hear you
I hear you

ADDITIONAL VERSES
Spoiler:
You've had a long hike
Your interest spiked
You chew a cactus like jam
Your mind starts to coast
An overdose
Like taking twenty milligrams
Of risperidone
When you're all alone
In the heat zone
All sand and stone
With your mind blown
And your brain grown
You look over the horizon
And feast your eyes on four coyotes
Oh, I hear you
I hear you

You've had a long hike
Your interest spiked
You chew a cactus like jam
Your mind starts to coast
An overdose
Like taking twenty milligrams
Of risperidone
When you're all alone
In the heat zone
All sand and stone
With your mind blown
And your brain grown
You look over the horizon
And feast your eyes on nine jaguars
Oh, I hear you
I hear you

You've had a long hike
Your interest spiked
You chew a cactus like jam
Your mind starts to coast
An overdose
Like taking twenty milligrams
Of risperidone
When you're all alone
In the heat zone
All sand and stone
With your mind blown
And your brain grown
You look over the horizon
And feast your eyes on sixteen cattle
Oh, I hear you
I hear you

You've had a long hike
Your interest spiked
You chew a cactus like jam
Your mind starts to coast
An overdose
Like taking twenty milligrams
Of risperidone
When you're all alone
In the heat zone
All sand and stone
With your mind blown
And your brain grown
You look over the horizon
And feast your eyes on twenty-five iguanas
Oh, I hear you
I hear you

You've had a long hike
Your interest spiked
You chew a cactus like jam
Your mind starts to coast
An overdose
Like taking twenty milligrams
Of risperidone
When you're all alone
In the heat zone
All sand and stone
With your mind blown
And your brain grown
You look over the horizon
And feast your eyes on thirty-six Gila monsters
Oh, I hear you
I hear you

You've had a long hike
Your interest spiked
You chew a cactus like jam
Your mind starts to coast
An overdose
Like taking twenty milligrams
Of risperidone
When you're all alone
In the heat zone
All sand and stone
With your mind blown
And your brain grown
You look over the horizon
And feast your eyes on forty-nine rattlesnakes
Oh, I hear you
I hear you

You've had a long hike
Your interest spiked
You chew a cactus like jam
Your mind starts to coast
An overdose
Like taking twenty milligrams
Of risperidone
When you're all alone
In the heat zone
All sand and stone
With your mind blown
And your brain grown
You look over the horizon
And feast your eyes on sixty-four llamas
Oh, I hear you
I hear you

You've had a long hike
Your interest spiked
You chew a cactus like jam
Your mind starts to coast
An overdose
Like taking twenty milligrams
Of risperidone
When you're all alone
In the heat zone
All sand and stone
With your mind blown
And your brain grown
You look over the horizon
And feast your eyes on eighty-one vultures
Oh, I hear you
I hear you

You've had a long hike
Your interest spiked
You chew a cactus like jam
Your mind starts to coast
An overdose
Like taking twenty milligrams
Of risperidone
When you're all alone
In the heat zone
All sand and stone
With your mind blown
And your brain grown
You look over the horizon
And feast your eyes on a hundred scorpions
Oh, I hear you
I hear you

You've had a long hike
Your interest spiked
You chew a cactus like jam
Your mind starts to coast
An overdose
Like taking twenty milligrams
Of risperidone
When you're all alone
In the heat zone
All sand and stone
With your mind blown
And your brain grown
You look over the horizon
And feast your eyes on a hundred and twenty-one armadillos
Oh, I hear you
I hear you

You've had a long hike
Your interest spiked
You chew a cactus like jam
Your mind starts to coast
An overdose
Like taking twenty milligrams
Of risperidone
When you're all alone
In the heat zone
All sand and stone
With your mind blown
And your brain grown
You look over the horizon
And feast your eyes on a hundred and forty-four hummingbirds
Oh, I hear you
I hear you
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Re: Other Creativity

Post by vampireshark » 14 Sep 2019 22:35

Have been doing a bit of new stuff as of late. Some difficulties with sharing (there's now a cap on image size...?), so this would be slightly larger than you see on your screen (but, in your wallet, the same size as a typical credit card).
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And I'll dance with you in Vienna,
I'll be wearing a river's disguise;
The hyacinth wild on my shoulder,
My mouth on the dew of your thigh...

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Re: Other Creativity

Post by Zekoslav » 15 Sep 2019 11:23

Can anyone guess which scale this is supposed to play? [;)]

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Re: Other Creativity

Post by Khemehekis » 21 Sep 2019 15:11

"Make It Your Own"
by James Landau © 2019

The day we met, you were unsure
I made you feel so damn secure
The two of us played Scrabble
At literature, we've dabbled
You pen the story of a knight
And Moorish girl who loves him right
I wrote of adolescents
As dark as Evanescence

You're a stunning spliff, my special gift, and
I'm a stoner stoned
I'll pack up so you can
Make it your own, make it your own

Neither of us fit the mold
You are Black and I am Gold
You were raised Jehovah's Witness
My deist views never splittin' us
You're 6w5, I'm 4w3
INFJ, ENFP
You're a lion, I'm a virgin
You're cyclin' and I'm purgin'

I'm that burning flash, a stinging rash, and
You're some prednisone
I'll pack up so you can
Make it your own, make it your own

I ceased to meet with you, and I
Was in the dark as to just why
You taught me your name's spelling
An Astrid Lindgren retelling
You made it through your pregnancy
Stayed up till four to talk to me
Prayed for the day your embrace took
The place on talking on Facebook

I'm the newborn calf of a giraffe, and
You're my ossicone
I'll pack up so you can
Make it your own, make it your own

I learned the truth, I learned the state
Can hate and can discriminate
You're so afraid to come over
Share Cadburys, Russell Stovers
Eventually, God gave to you
A fourth pink to go with one blue
We'll be together someday
At my new house, you'll come stay

You're a telomere whose end is near, and
I'm a chromosome
I'll pack up so we can
Finally go home, finally go home
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Squirrels chase koi . . . chase squirrels

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Re: Other Creativity

Post by sangi39 » 13 Oct 2019 17:56

Zekoslav wrote:
15 Sep 2019 11:23
Can anyone guess which scale this is supposed to play? [;)]

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I don't know enough about scales to guess a name, but is that four whole tones, a two-third tone, and a one-third tone, and then two more whole tones per octave?

0 : 261 : C
200 : 293 : D
400 : 329 : E
600 : 369 : F#
726 : 397 : G (ish)
800 : 414 : G#
1000 : 465 : A#
1200 : 522 : C

Lydian minor, maybe? But then that last C, I think, runs into the next note, which I would assume would be the full octave up. Now I don't know [:P] Is it an octatonic scale?
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Re: Other Creativity

Post by sangi39 » 13 Oct 2019 18:40

Planning on adding a star fort to the ever-growing build on Minecraft:

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The main castle is getting repurposed entirely as basically a gigantic barracks area, under the direct control of an emperor (who basically acts as the supreme military leader of the nation), while the star fort would be more of an administrative centre under the direct control of a king (the lore being that the king is the eldest son of the eldest sister of the previous emperor).

Knowing me, I'll want to add in a third giant structure, like a university and/or religious site, but we'll get to that [:P] And then surrounding aaallllll of that, they're just be your standard residential areas, various trade buildings, inns, and around the ports I'm thinking pretty large market.
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Re: Other Creativity

Post by Zekoslav » 14 Oct 2019 11:05

sangi39 wrote:
13 Oct 2019 17:56
Zekoslav wrote:
15 Sep 2019 11:23
Can anyone guess which scale this is supposed to play? [;)]

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I don't know enough about scales to guess a name, but is that four whole tones, a two-third tone, and a one-third tone, and then two more whole tones per octave?

0 : 261 : C
200 : 293 : D
400 : 329 : E
600 : 369 : F#
726 : 397 : G (ish)
800 : 414 : G#
1000 : 465 : A#
1200 : 522 : C

Lydian minor, maybe? But then that last C, I think, runs into the next note, which I would assume would be the full octave up. Now I don't know [:P] Is it an octatonic scale?
It's a poor man's tuning theory addict's version of the altered scale. So C, Db, Eb, Fb, Gb, Ab, Bb, C. Dividing the fretboard into equally spaced parts results in unequally spaced notes, and which notes you get depends on how many parts you divide the fretboard into. Fourteen parts gives you the altered scale, I have twenty-eight parts so I can play it in two octaves (wider frets lower octave, narrower frets higher octave). Each note is the ratio of how many parts to the right of the fret : how many parts in total. So Db is 26 : 28, Eb is 24 : 28, etc... You can convert these ratios to cents here (but turn them around so higher number is on top, that's needed to convert them into cents). Many notes are actually quite off their standard values!

The frets which break the pattern are perfect fifths which allow me to play the istrian scale also.
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Re: Other Creativity

Post by sangi39 » 14 Oct 2019 20:54

Zekoslav wrote:
14 Oct 2019 11:05
sangi39 wrote:
13 Oct 2019 17:56
Zekoslav wrote:
15 Sep 2019 11:23
Can anyone guess which scale this is supposed to play? [;)]

Image
I don't know enough about scales to guess a name, but is that four whole tones, a two-third tone, and a one-third tone, and then two more whole tones per octave?

0 : 261 : C
200 : 293 : D
400 : 329 : E
600 : 369 : F#
726 : 397 : G (ish)
800 : 414 : G#
1000 : 465 : A#
1200 : 522 : C

Lydian minor, maybe? But then that last C, I think, runs into the next note, which I would assume would be the full octave up. Now I don't know [:P] Is it an octatonic scale?
It's a poor man's tuning theory addict's version of the altered scale. So C, Db, Eb, Fb, Gb, Ab, Bb, C. Dividing the fretboard into equally spaced parts results in unequally spaced notes, and which notes you get depends on how many parts you divide the fretboard into. Fourteen parts gives you the altered scale, I have twenty-eight parts so I can play it in two octaves (wider frets lower octave, narrower frets higher octave). Each note is the ratio of how many parts to the right of the fret : how many parts in total. So Db is 26 : 28, Eb is 24 : 28, etc... You can convert these ratios to cents here (but turn them around so higher number is on top, that's needed to convert them into cents). Many notes are actually quite off their standard values!

The frets which break the pattern are perfect fifths which allow me to play the istrian scale also.
Iiiiiiinteresting! [:D] I haven't come across altered scale yet, I don't think.
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