Monthly Archives: April 2008

Quad core

13°C, showers. Scan.co.uk is a hardware supplies place in the UK, who offer computer componants are decent prices along with a very wide range to choose from. Today should have seen a quad-core processor delivered here. They only deliver when … Continue reading

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Chornobyl Boats

19°C, sunny. 3DS Max & FSX: After Rangingwarr’s recommendation, I have added wrecked boats to Chornobyl’s harbour. To make a 3D  file, ready with textures and have it in the game in just over an hour is pretty encouraging in … Continue reading

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Bessie showed me up today.

19°C, wet morning, gorgeous afternoon. Bessie "roughed up" a terrier dog this afternoon and it’s owner was livid. He ranted & shouted at me- which made it difficult to be immediately apologetic. Trouble is, he was walking his dog in … Continue reading

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Ominous stump

18°C, sunny on the whole. Supper in the garden for the first time this year.Maybe I am getting old, perhaps that’s why I find a growing interest in plants. It’s not the big colourful spreads that appeal to me, it’s … Continue reading

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Assassin’s Creed

7°C, rain. Assassin’s Creed: after a session marking I got it running. It always takes me a while to get used to controls but apart from that it’s very intrigiung. There are some very spectacular sets in the game- especially Damascas, … Continue reading

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Absinthe

9°C, chily & strong E. Winds Assassin’s Creed is finally out on PC so I picked up my copy today. I’ll run it after posting this, so no thoughts to report yet.   Today has been characterised by shopping, probably … Continue reading

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Before & After

11°C, sun & showers FSX scenery– It’s fairly easy to switch off custom scenery in Flight Sim X, so here is a with/without screenshot pair to show my Chernobyl scenery. The default is fairly empty, just a road, a forest … Continue reading

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about Pripyat

7°C, clear. Pripyat, as seen in this video ought to be my next project to tackle, though Harlech Castle is nearly done so may as well complete that first. 

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Release near

4°C, heavy snow, then sunshine. What a day for enjoying the weather, wake up to clear blue sky, and a fresh thick snowfall, then later it couds over with rain. All good fun.   FSX scenery: "The Zone" is almost … Continue reading

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another avian meeting

13°C, cloudy, lighter winds C=33 miles. Climbing a sunken lane, there was a crow perched in the left embankment. Strange place for a crow so I stopped. He looks injured but didn’t fly away when I approached. See the photo. … Continue reading

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