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The Heck Is This!?

A trash blog for trash like me. Occasionally will post art, but it’s mostly trash

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2020-07-07 23:21:23

    He’s really not that bad, people are just mean

    People make fun of “It was a dark and stormy night,” but you know what? He fucking established the scene in seven words. He didn’t prattle on for thirty pages about the fucking wallpaper, like some Victorians could.

    “It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents — except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets (for it is in London that our scene lies), rattling along the housetops, and fiercely agitating the scanty flame of the lamps that struggled against the darkness.”

    It straight up tells you what’s up. Here’s the weather, here’s the setting, God forbid you set a tone

    Have you ever tried reading a Don DeLillo novel

    Salty literature tumblr is a niche I live for

    I reblogged this before, but fuck it. The man invented a phrase so good that it became overused by people echoing him. That’s not a sign of a bad writer.

    It was a short and salty post

    Hi! My name is sword, and i’m a black nb lesbian and today’s my birthday! My following has slowed down a bit because I’ve focused on OC art, and I would love it if you could promo me!

    My art has gotten fairly popular uncredited, and you may have seen these emojis around a lot of popular posts:

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    I’m the creator of these emojis! So please, if you’ve used these emojis in your servers/camera rolls/posts, and you’d like to support me and my art, please con<>sider following me and/or dropping a t<>ip at paypal.me/mothknights

    <>please rb this if u can as well!

    The font for stats and stand name is a <>Bold Tahoma, here’s the brackets<> 「」 which are found on a Japanese keyboard  

    the font for user name and description is <>Anime Ace

    Hex code for the shade of brown used is roughly around  #684826 or RGB (104, 72, 38), but its not a big deal

    Stats are to give general impressions of the stand “physical” capabilities,<> and should be taken with a grain of salt

    S is my substitution for infinity 

    main character stands should be <>adaptable, main villain stands should be overpowered and seemingly<> unbeatable, and villain of the week stands should be based around <>interesting scenarios and <>fun visuals to draw 

    <>don’t stress the song reference, its not as important as you think

    typical humanoid stand design usually goes in between organic or robotic or a mix of both and usually have a central idea that ties the design, and rarely does the design directly make reference to the stands ability and even then its typically very subtle

    cross hatching is better then shading

    best sources of of inspiration from other art besides araki himself and renaissance painting and statues is old manga super robots like getter robo, mazinger, tetsujin 28, babel II, etc. and super sentai/tokusatsu heroes and villains especially

    however real life inspiration and curiosity to the small details of life is always the greatest source of ideas 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPEvF8l9LDM

    <>A list of creatures/people that should be Warlock Patrons in dnd: This list MUST HIT 100 OPTIONS

    I’m going to make at least 1 overpowered feat for all of these once the list is done.

    • The DM
    • Omnimon (Digimon)
    • Mr. Rogers
    • Darth Vader (Star Wars)
    • Bugs Bunny
    • King/Queen of the Squirrels 
    • Deep Blue (Chess Robot and or Giant Shark)
    • The Undertaker (Wrestler)
    • Voldemort (Harry Potter)
    • Jack Sparrow (Pirates Of The Caribbean)
    • Steve Irwin     
    • Pharaoh Atem (Yu-gi-oh)    
    • Optimus Prime (Transformers)     
    • Bill Cypher (Gravity Falls) (Think I made this before?)    
    • Zordon (Power Rangers)     
    • Galactus (Marvel Comics)
    • Red (Pokemon)
    • Gandalf (Lord Of The Rings)
    • Xena, Warrior Princess
    • Uncle Chan (Jackie Chan Adventures)
    • David Bowie/Jareth The Goblin King 
    • Maleficent
    • Jorgen von Strangle (Fairly Oddparents)
    • Toph (Avatar)
    • Dumbledore (Harry Potter)
    • Emperor Palpatine (Star Wars)
    • Ultron (Marvel)
    • Ryuk (Death Note)
    • Itachi (Naruto)
    • Shawn Spencer (Psych)
    • Thanos (Marvel)
    • Darkseid (DC)
    • Rick Sanchez (Rick and Morty)
    • Rexy (Jurassic Park)
    • Mario (Nintendo)
    • Exodia The Forbidden One (Yu-Gi-Oh
    anonymous

    Hi! I plan to make a rpg maker game and I'm so excited to begin! but do you have any tips on organizing my docs?

    I’m not the best organizer, but here’s my tips:

  • Try to have one folder to put everything in.  That way, you can just back up a whole folder instead of multiple ones.
  • Label everything.  Make sure the label makes sense.  …you don’t want to come back to your documents a week later and then have to figure out whether “nohomo Romo 2016″, “romcom descrutction”, or “ffsdkjflah” is the main script.  ;w;
  • Unless the game is a short game, I wouldn’t keep the game’s script all on one document.  I’d split it into parts based on level, world, chapter, act, map, etc.. Whatever’s applicable to your game. 
  • If I’m not directly programming flavor text in, I like to put that on a separate document than the main story text.  
  • All my worldbuilding goes into one folder.  For example, any information on monsters, places, or NPCs I’ve written out goes in it’s own folder.
  • I use a word processor to write my script (abiword - it’s free) and Microsoft Onenote (it’s also free) to organize my programming & some of my worldbuilding notes. Onenote has a bunch of fun things you can do with it, like make check list and have a bunch of tabs for stuff.  You can also share it with anyone who has a microsoft account. 
  • There’s plenty of free programs out there that help you organize and take notes of things.  You don’t have to use any of them, but it’s nice to know your options!
  • Google Docs is <>great if you’re writing your script as a team or sharing your stuff with multiple people.  However, if you don’t want to stop working on your game when your computer’s offline, it’s a good idea to download that document to your own computer every once in a while by going to File -> Downloads -> Then clicking on the format you want to use.  You can then pick it back up with Microsoft Word or whatever other document thing you like to use.
  • To-do list are really handy, esp if you’re doing bug test and you’re taking notes on what needs to be fixed.  These can be either physical or digital, doesn’t matter, as long as you know where they are.
  • Here’s an outline of an organization system for a fake game.  Anything in bold is it’s own folder.

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    This imaginary game folder is for a game around 2 hours long with an RPG Battle system, puzzles, and an actual story.  So say if you’re designing a small game like Wither, Melon Journey, or Very Pink Game with maybe 12 pages of dialogue, you won’t need all this.

    The idea is that you should separate your documents by “Words going into the game” (the game’s written script) & <>Words not going into your game” (game design, planning, & world building). 

    And here’s some examples of to-do list since they’re pretty helpful, but you don’t have to do ‘em yourself.

    This one was made with Microsoft OneNote:

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    The same effect can be accomplished with just notepad like so:

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    Easy peasy.  Hope this helps! c:

    And hey,<> if any of my followers want to give tips/examples, feel free to chime in!

    <>The Dance of a Thousand Hands.

    This is so surreal for something that includes zero special effects of any kind

    HOLY SHIT

    If this is the group I think it is (you can find them by searching Dance of a Thousand Hands on YouTube. The dancers are all hearing impared and the orchestra is visually impared. The dancers can feel the music through vibrations in their feet and hearing and feeling each other’s breathing. They are the China Disabled Peoples Performing Arts Troupe and have traveled to 100 countries and counting. They aim to prove that anyone can dance, and anyone can play.

    Stress Relief

    *Sun, Moon, Venus*

    Aries: Go to the gym, cook dinner, make/play music of some kind, get your hair done, travel, swim, meditate, cleanse your room, play with a dog/cat

    Taurus: Face masks, baths, bake, get your nails done, get a massage, go on a hike, watch your favorite movie, cuddle, listen to guitar

    Gemini: Write your feelings down, chat with a friend, take a bath, paint, draw, mediate, get a massage, have someone play with your hair, read a magazine, a romance novel

    Cancer: Take a nap, cry it out, take a walk, watch a comedy movie, take a shower, watch netflix, talk to a family member, play with children, play with a cat/dog, watch a sad movie, listen to your favorite album

    Leo: Paint, draw, write, talk to a friend, grab lunch, go to the gym, eat healthier, bath bombs, face mask, lavender essential oil, buy a gift for yourself or a friend, get a massage

    Virgo: Clean, make a list of everything you love, cedarwood essential oil, buy yourself something nice, get your nails done, call a family member, cook, run errands, write it out, go to an art museum, dance by yourself

    Libra: Go for a run, spend time in nature,a bath, face mask, candles, pick flowers, go on a date, take a nap, eat your favorite ice cream, try a new makeup look, hangout with a friend

    Scorpio: Go out for dinner, research something you’re interested in, eucalyptus essential oil, mediate, crystal healing, go outside, try something new with your look, light a candle, get some amethyst 

    Sagittarius: Make a list of places you want to go, take pictures and print them, redecorate your room, play video games, meet up with friends, go to the gym, eat healthy, “Saving my money for…” list, go outside, meditate

    Capricorn: Write your feelings, talk to a friend, coloring books, buy something you love, candles, lime essential oil, read, look at aesthetics, yoga, museums, look up cool websites (peopleofnewyork is a cool site)

    Aquarius: Draw, research something that interests you, walk in a nearby city, meet new people, rearrange your room, buy a piece of art, talk about something stimulating, tarot/oracle cards, daydream

    Pisces: Take a bath, bath bomb, face masks, candles, bubbles, play with children, listen to guitar/piano/violin, learn to play an instrument, watch music videos, go to a museum, daydream, write down childhood memories, write goals

    Forgotten By History

    Female firefighters at Pearl Harbor (1941).

    Donna Tobias - the first woman to graduate from the US Navy’s Deep Sea Diving School in 1975.

    Brave women of the Red Cross hitting the beach at Normandy.

    Dottie Kamenshek was called the best player in women’s baseball and was once recruited to play for a men’s professional team.

    Kate Warne - Private Detective. Born in New York City, almost nothing is known of her prior to 1856 when, as a young widow, she answered an employment advertisement placed by Alan Pinkerton. She was one of four new agents the Pinkerton Detective Agency hired that year and proved to be a natural, taking to undercover work easily. She had taken part in embezzlement and railroad security cases when in 1861 the Pinkertons developed the first lead about an anti-Lincoln conspiracy.

    Catherine Leroy, female photographer in Vietnam.

    The three women pictured in this incredible photograph from 1885 – Anandibai Joshi of India, Keiko Okami of Japan, and Sabat Islambouli of Syria – each became the first licensed female doctors in their respective countries. The three were students at the Women’s Medical College of Pennsylvania; one of the only places in the world at the time where women could study medicine.

    Female Samurai Warrior - Onno-Bugeisha - Female warrior belonging to the Japanese upper class. Many women engaged in battle, commonly alongside samurai men. They were members of the bushi (samurai) class in feudal Japan and were trained in the use of weapons to protect their household, family, and honour in times of war.

    One of the most feared of all London street gangs from the late 1880’s was a group of female toughs known as the Clockwork Oranges. They woulde later inspire Anthony burgess’ most notorious novel. Their main Rivals were the All-female “the Forty Elephants” gang.

    Maureen Dunlop de Popp, Pioneering female pilot who flew Spitfires during Second World War. She joined the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) in 1942 and became one of a small group of female pilots who were trained to fly 38 types of aircraft.

    In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” However, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon. The photographs taken of the incident made world headlines, and Kathrine later won the NYC marathon with a time of 3:07:29.

    Women have always participated in fighting; whether that is in war or in breaking down barriers that have been set in front of us by society.

    Take inspiration from our foremothers and continue breaking down barriers, wherever you are.

    -FemaleWarrior, She/They

    nothing to do with my blog but how could I not reblog this???

    Hey, quick point - your image for Onna Bugeisha is actually a kabuki actress. I know, because I’ve used the image for presentations on the subject. In her stead may I introduce Niijima Yae, aka Yamamoto Yaeko.

    Born in 1845.

    In 1868, fought at the Battle of Aizu. Her father was the gunnery instructor, and she was trained on a Spencer carbine, which she used to defend the castle.

    1871, divorced her husband and went to Kyoto to find her brother, who had been taken as a POW.

    1871-1898, remarried a western-educated man, co-founded two schools (including a girls’ school), became a certified Tea Master and flower arranging instructor.

    1890, following the death of her husband, became a Red Cross nurse. Served in the First Sino-Japanese War (1894-5) leading a team of 40 nurses, and the Russo-Japanese War (1904). Decorated for her service in both.

    I’m proud of people adding their own knowledge to this.

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    A friend of mine posted this and tagged my old instagram account, asking me to share it. I figured sharing it here where I actually have a following, would be far better.

    Please remember that just because the government is giving into pressure and greed, that doesn’t mean that any of this is getting any better, in a lot of ways it’s getting worse. And even if you yourself aren’t being as heavily affected anymore, there are people and communities<> that are.

    Stay safe Darling ones, and help others remain safe too.

    “well, it seems we are at an impasse.”

    “so we are. carry on, cat”

    “same to you, bird.”

    1128nesecret

    They literally were in an awkward situation

    passionatelyawesome

    I love how the bird leaves like “well, I best be hitting the dusty trail”

    I will reblog this every time.

    every time I see this I just picture myself in the position of the person taking video and I can perfectly hear the internal dialogue I would be having, which would go: is today the day I fight a bald eagle over my cat? am I about to have to punch the bird that is america in the face over my cat??? is that how today is going to go???