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Forum: Exhibit Hall Mar 27 2008, 12:47 PM
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Posted By Jayru
Re: Pern Fanfic - Part One - Leontin's Search (inc. feedback)

"WHOOOOOOOO YEAH" (gidget will get the reference, LOL)

Fantastic beginning. Looking forward to the rest of this :good:
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 12 2008, 08:28 AM
Replies: 79
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Posted By Jayru
Re: P'ter and Wrath

I was going to add to my first reply; even though she is a master, she is indeed a Lady ;)
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 12 2008, 04:12 AM
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Posted By Jayru
Re: P'ter and Wrath

Stunning work. Amazing...

Fantastic Lady M, fantastic...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 12 2008, 04:09 AM
Replies: 62
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Posted By Jayru
Re: 3D Madness

:good:

I think that comes from the description in the DLG, as I don't recall (but feel free to correct me if I am wrong) any description within the books themselves that state the ships have...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 9 2008, 03:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,400
Posted By Jayru
Re: new book

It's possible that both novels will be out this year - although I can only find a listing for "Dragonheart" at the moment (6 October for the UK, and 28 October for the USA - see RUKBAT3 for more...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 8 2008, 05:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,400
Posted By Jayru
Re: new book

I am sure Hans could fill in all the details here, but there was an announcement last year to the effect that Anne is working on another solo Pern novel, possible titled "After The Fall is Over."
...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 8 2008, 05:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,814
Posted By Jayru
Re: 3D Madness

To be honest, I'm not sure I can handle another one of me out there... personally I think one is (bad) enough :D
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 8 2008, 05:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,814
Posted By Jayru
Re: 3D Madness

Indeed - either that or clone myself... mind you, I still have figuired out the accelrated growth bit on that...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 7 2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,396
Posted By Jayru
Re: Pern Fanfic - Life Begins At Rigel (inc. Feedback)

LOL, was one of those things I had never really thought about before... we don't know for sure how long Thread Fall had stopped in Rescue Run, but Kimmer indicates that it hasn't been that long (and...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 7 2008, 03:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,396
Posted By Jayru
Re: Pern Fanfic - Life Begins At Rigel (inc. Feedback)

15 year journey to get to Pern, 8 years of spreading out and enjoying Pern, and then 50 years of Thread Fall - so 73 years give or take. Unless the First Pass was a short one, in which case the...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 6 2008, 06:39 PM
Replies: 33
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Posted By Jayru
Re: Sixth Pern Portrait a double take!

:D

LOL, I just jumped to looking at the picture... so unlike me NOT to read the blurb with it. But then it is a Lady M original...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 6 2008, 12:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,927
Posted By Jayru
Re: Sixth Pern Portrait a double take!

You know what the best part of that pic is, I think she's done more then two people... Lady M - have you included Bay and Pol as well? :good: :bouncy:
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 6 2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,396
Posted By Jayru
Re: Pern Fanfic - Life Begins At Rigel (inc. Feedback)

I really like this.

I have often wondered what happened to the survivers from Rescue Run, and where they went.

Kudos matey, :good: Wonderful :D
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 4 2008, 04:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,927
Posted By Jayru
Re: Sixth Pern Portrait a double take!

Wonderful Lady M... wonderful and fantastic... what a gift you are giving us :good:
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Feb 3 2008, 06:32 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,141
Posted By Jayru
Re: Dragon Harper - opinions and critique >>SPOILERS<<

You could also make the case that Todd, like all new authors, is subject to a specific book length, and as a result his work is being limited to that. Speaking from experiance, the so called...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 3 2008, 06:29 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,814
Posted By Jayru
Re: 3D Madness

Ideas I have... time? That's another matter...

Although the Bridge Commander one is the easiest one for me to set up...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 2 2008, 05:39 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,814
Posted By Jayru
Re: 3D Madness

LOL, one thing I can do, is create the Rukbat system for the Star Trek Bridge Commander game, as a warp into system, complete with a third planet using any new map... been thinking of that one for a...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 1 2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,814
Posted By Jayru
Re: 3D Madness

Hiya Lady M - yes am feeling somewhat better today. The flu and I do not get on. In fact, it's always best if we're not allowed in the same room... On lots and lots of anti-biotics at the moment,...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 29 2008, 09:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,814
Posted By Jayru
Re: 3D Madness

:bow:

I'm not trying to be overly modest - there are a lot of people out there who do fantastic work in 3D, and I am still just scratching the surface on it... and am happy to do just that, and...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 29 2008, 09:09 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,141
Posted By Jayru
Re: Dragon Harper - opinions and critique >>SPOILERS<<

A very good friend of mine (and several other people on here) recently met Todd and was told that Dragon Harper was very ruthlessly cut down by the editor, and that he (Todd) was not happy about it....
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 29 2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 52
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Posted By Jayru
Re: Empathic Humans

Thank you, I know... ;) I was refering to the text of the novels - not the DLG which is not considered to be an offical source of info about Pern. The final picture within The People of Pern is of...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 29 2008, 08:43 AM
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Views: 14,664
Posted By Jayru
Re: Pern Colonist Genepool topic

It also depends a lot on the people making the quotes, and what they know of history.

Yes, I know, several of us groan at the inconsistancies and errors that exist between the books, and possibly...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 26 2008, 06:20 AM
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Views: 1,487
Posted By Jayru
Re: In What Year Is Dragon Harper Set?

Dragon Harper is set over a decade before the events of Dragonsblood
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 23 2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,814
Posted By Jayru
Re: 3D Madness

Well, when two masters speak, a humble apprentice (of which I still am in the realms of 3D art) takes notice...

Playing around with a few things, I'll post some picture links later ;)
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 23 2008, 09:56 AM
Replies: 88
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Posted By Jayru
Re: Future Time Measurement

Makes sense edith, after all - we know the Red Star isn't going to be next to Pern long enough for the stuff to fall from the planet... hell, ALL of this is discussed in Dragonsdawn!


I suppose...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 23 2008, 09:44 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,577
Posted By Jayru
Re: Future Time Measurement

I dunno, I thought my ideas on the subject had some merrit :good:
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 23 2008, 03:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,804
Posted By Jayru
Re: Talents - Sims 2 Style!

Actually, I have the same problems... the elder clothes suck... LOL.

Two main sites I use;

http://www.thesimsresource.com/

http://modthesims2.com/

Hope that helps ;)
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 23 2008, 03:48 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,577
Posted By Jayru
Re: Future Time Measurement

Dragonsdawn, Chapter 17 page 370-371 of the current UK paperback edition;

"Yesterday Ezra and Jim had produced the latest analysis of the eccentric's orbit. It was as wayward, in Jim Tillek's...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 22 2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,577
Posted By Jayru
Re: Future Time Measurement

And what of Tillek's comments and observations in Dragonsdawn?
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 22 2008, 11:20 AM
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Views: 8,577
Posted By Jayru
Re: Future Time Measurement

Erratic is not my word, but the one used in th books ;)
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 22 2008, 10:35 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,577
Posted By Jayru
Re: Future Time Measurement

Given the erratic nature of the Red Stars orbit, wouldn't there be some sort of lee-way taken into account with the creation of the Star Stones???????
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 22 2008, 08:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,804
Posted By Jayru
Re: Cameo!

You need links, let me know!
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 22 2008, 08:07 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,577
Posted By Jayru
Re: Future Time Measurement

I checked the text recently... Chapter 17 of All The Weyrs... But yes, as Gidget would say "It's an elephant in the room..."
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 22 2008, 07:46 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,577
Posted By Jayru
Re: Future Time Measurement

@ Kath: All true, what we know for fact based off the text is that the orbit had been changed by 9.3 degrees. To be honest, I don't if that would a difference to the Star Stones at all, or the Thread...
Forum: Beyond Anne McCaffrey Jan 22 2008, 04:59 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,306
Posted By Jayru
Re: assigned reading in school

It's how I came to discover the Dark Is Rising sequence, and the Earthsea stories, which I wouldn't have found on my own. It's how I came to read Orwell as well.
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 22 2008, 04:41 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,577
Posted By Jayru
Re: Future Time Measurement

Page 405/406 of the current UK edition paperback of All The Weyrs of Pern has the scene of Jaxom and AIVAS talking about the required time jumps. (For people without the current UK edition, Chapter...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 22 2008, 04:27 AM
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Views: 7,235
Posted By Jayru
Re: Bloodlines question

Unless of course, Anne changed her mind about it!
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 22 2008, 04:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,814
Posted By Jayru
Re: 3D Madness

Cheers for the info Hans - that's a great help :good: I had rememebered about the "wheel" bits, and have some thoughts on how they might look in terms of the way cargo and stuff was attached. They...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 22 2008, 03:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,804
Posted By Jayru
Re: Talents - Sims 2 Style!

LOL, hey I run the game on my monster machine, which is a duel core, 8 gig of ram jobie... and it still has issues now and then... mind you the ammount of stuff I've got in there... someone brought...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 22 2008, 03:33 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,244
Posted By Jayru
Re: The Globe of Pern

:D

Funny, but I was kind of thinking along those lines myself... BUT, the 3D stuff is a sideline, a hobbie, and whilst I can work on several models at once (and do), I kind of have a list - and...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 21 2008, 11:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,814
Posted By Jayru
Re: 3D Madness

If you can describe it, go for it. There are two more ships to design after all, and they are not all going to look the same :D Heck - you may even have better ideas then me on this score... so go...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 21 2008, 10:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,814
Posted By Jayru
Re: 3D Madness

Ok, here's something a little more "inspired" -

http://www.twomadmen.net/r3/inez/PCICS003a.jpg

http://www.twomadmen.net/r3/inez/PCICS004a.jpg

Thoughts always welcome...

(No it's not...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 21 2008, 09:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,814
Posted By Jayru
Re: 3D Madness

I agree, although there are a couple of things I do like... LOL, am working on something that's inspired... and perhaps more in keeping with the description... :D
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 21 2008, 08:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,451
Posted By Jayru
Re: Empathic Humans

It would depend on the universe ;)
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 21 2008, 08:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,451
Posted By Jayru
Re: Empathic Humans

:eek:

I wonder if wondered into a paralelle universe where you did post the message, and that's what I'm remembering? Can I get away with that one? No? Fine, :(
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 21 2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,451
Posted By Jayru
Re: Empathic Humans

No?????

Nuts, I swear the more grey hair I get, the more my memory is going...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 21 2008, 07:07 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,814
Posted By Jayru
Re: 3D Madness

:crazy: Not to sure this is the right direction to go in... but I wanted to see what the design in the Dragonlovers Guide looked like... Things tend to look very different in 3D, which is why I...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 21 2008, 06:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,814
Posted By Jayru
Re: 3D Madness

Ok, simply out of interest, becasue the general feeling is to ignore the design in the DLG, I knocked up a very quick mesh based on it:
http://www.twomadmen.net/r3/inez/PCICS001a.jpg

Yes, I know,...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Jan 21 2008, 04:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,451
Posted By Jayru
Re: Empathic Humans

I think edith pointed out that term originated in Wales, and has kind of filtered through into general use throughout the UK, and other parts of the world.
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 21 2008, 04:01 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,244
Posted By Jayru
Re: The Globe of Pern

Of course, that means making a 3d model of the Yoko's bridge :faint2:

Mind you, I'd had some thoughts on that idea already... :D
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