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Status Updates posted by zark

  1. Well, it's been a while since I've been an active member of the community, and even longer since I've been a contributing one. But I feel that the time has come to return to my roots a little, what with this year being the 20-year anniversary of Doom and all.

    In 2013, I'm going to attempt to finish the maps I have sitting unfinished on my hard drive. This means that hopefully, both Tremor 2 and Erebus Revisited will see the light of day at some point over the next twelve months. I'm taking a little time to practice and hone my mapping skills, and get back into the swing of things.

    And hopefully me posting this will give me the kick up the arse I need to actually finish stuff instead of putting it off. :P

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    2. zark

      zark

      Some Tremor 2 screenshots:

      Before
      After

    3. Netherstorm

      Netherstorm

      Looks awesome man.

    4. GreyGhost

      GreyGhost

      A staircase that thinks it's an elevator - neat!

  2. So I've been absent from here/IRC for the past few days. My graphics card has decide to pack its bags and leave. I suspect it's probably overheated after a nine-hour Warcraft III marathon, since it's always disliked 3D stuff.

    It started when the screen would suddenly be covered in a sort of red checkerboard pattern. I'd have to reboot manually. Then the display would just cut out. Now, I get red lines on the screen when I start up, and Windows won't display anything at all. I'm running it in safe mode right now and I have horrible red lines all over my screen. It really isn't my year.

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    2. Lüt

      Lüt

      Oh, you've been around at all? Cool, what's up?

      Have you tried playing checkers on it?

    3. Csonicgo

      Csonicgo

      I may be just fessing up to this- but apples are stargting to look GOOD. I mean, really good. I want a powerbook.

    4. spank

      spank

      No, no, no, the PowerBook is dead: the MacBook is where it's at.

  3. ...or something. I doubt many people will care, but I'm off back to University in a couple of hours. I won't have internet in my new place of residence for a good few weeks so I won't be around on IRC, and probably won't post on DW much. Just want everyone to know I'm not dead, and I'll be back to take the piss out of you all in a few weeks.

    Later.

    Oh, one more thing:

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    2. Sporku

      Sporku

      It's just our loving way of saying goodbye.

    3. Naked Snake
    4. Scuba Steve

      Scuba Steve

      Is that Bloodshedder on the right?

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    2. Janderson

      Janderson

      Looks like the Phantom of the Opera has covered the wrong side of his face :P
      j/k.

    3. DOOM Anomaly

      DOOM Anomaly



      On second look, it reminds me more of this:


      Buuut, I think it serves well. :D

    4. sgtcrispy
  4. It's my birthday today. I am now 20 years of age. I went out last night only to realise how few decent friends I have. I was going to post some entertaining drunken pictures here but alas, the night out was so dire that it didn't merit any.

    Anyway, omg birfday.

  5. Here is my 2000th post. That makes it 400 posts a year. That's 1.096 posts a day, and 0.0457 posts an hour.

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    2. rf`

      rf`

      You rock... so much.. (doom anomaly not zarky)



      :P

    3. DOOM Anomaly

      DOOM Anomaly

      ravage said:

      You rock... so much.. (doom anomaly not zarky)



      :P

      :D Why thank you. :D


      But zarky is quite high on the rocking scale too. :D

    4. Use

      Use

      needs more peniswrinkle

  6. Well, dunno how many people here are Chimaira fans, but they're my favourite band and they've just released some new material for the first time in 2 years or so. The song's entitled "Nothing Remains" and it's the mixed, unmastered version of one of their songs on their upcoming album, Chimaira. Download it (legally) here.

    I've been listening to it and it's awesome stuff. I'm getting a lot of death metal vibes from this one, which is pretty cool. We also have some pretty cool solos, and the Mark Hunter's typical screaming is in there too. All in all it's great, if this is what the rest of the new album is going to sound like then I'm a very happy bunny.

    1. Bucket

      Bucket

      Heh. In other news, Peter Steele is dead.

    2. Use

      Use

      hah, you fell for it too.

    3. Bucket

      Bucket

      Well, maybe he had a cold. No, a tan.

  7. Super Fluffy Bunny Killer 5 for the GameBoy Advance

    Download and play it in your favourite emulator. It's not perfect, far from it. It has no backgrounds, the coding is terribly slow (not really my fault since we were told to use a horrendously slow drawing method) and it's not challenging. But I am awesome.

    Oh and you need to press start at the invisible title screen. Left and right directional buttons to move, and A to fire.

    Enjoy!

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    2. zark

      zark

      AgentSpork said:

      Heh, pretty neat. What's programming for the GBA like?

      Well, I did it in C. We were supplied with some headers which had information on the GBA's registers and video buffers etc. so it was fairly straightforward.

      Ralphis said:

      props, did you use a free compiler or commercial

      Free.

      http://www.gbadev.org/

      Best site for GBA development.

    3. GooberMan

      GooberMan

      I've been meaning to do some GBA development. My ex-housemate is the engine coder for the GBA team my work contracts.. I'm not quite sure he enjoys it - he'd rather be doing higher level stuff methinks. He also gets to play with the DS (bastard).

      *downloads image*

      EDIT: heh, cool. Good ol' space invader clones.

    4. DOOM Anomaly

  8. Mike was born into a life of suckness. As a baby he was cast out from the Watson clan due to being the only baby with a moustache. He was taken in by a cruel dominatrix who made him sweep chimneys in exchange for cheese.


    As Mike grew older, he realised he was destined to suck. As a child, he became addicted to drugs and lost a lung in an unfortunate masturbation-related accident.


    Mike's teenage years were filled with strife and pain. He discovered he was useless at everything and was hounded by cries of "Cyb sucks" at school at the Antarctican School of Sucking. It became clear to Mike that something had to be done.


    As a young man, Mike blossomed. No longer content with sucking in normal, everyday ways, he strived to suck in even more outrageous and fancy fashions. He soon became the world's biggest sucker, and actually won a medal for sucking so much. Unfortunately for Mike, the medal was handed to a 5-year-old disabled girl when people realised just how much Mike sucked.


    At the age of 24, Mike undertook a drastic sex change operation in a vain attempt to suck more. Michelle (as he was now known) began to work as a prostitute for elite members of a secret cult known as Doomworld. Michelle was kicked out of Doomworld for sucking so much.


    Soon Michelle grew old, and decided to have a reverse operation. However, nothing could hide the ugly visage that is Mike Watson. Mike spent his last days teaching children around the world how to suck like he had in his less prosporous years. Mike died at the age of 32, after he was mistaken for Macvilewhore.

    The moral of this dreary tale is: Cyb sucks.

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    2. Cyb

      Cyb

      ha ha but I have the last laugh

    3. Bucket

      Bucket

      *soap organ arpeggio*

    4. Scuba Steve

      Scuba Steve

      Hahaha he IS fat.

  9. It's me. Sitting in class supposed to be doing some Flash stuff but I decided to drop by and see how things are. Uni is treating me well, not that any of you care anyway, and my classes are pretty cool. One of my modules is Math which isn't too fun but hey it's going to help when I do some programming. Got a programming in C class too but we haven't really done much. The Computer Games Technology class is fun, I'm actually learning flash right now (I used to hate flash with a passion) and it's fun. Other than that my time here's mainly involved lots of drinking and staying up late (and working on my new Doom map - check out the WIP, but at the time I'm writing this, it hasn't been accepted yet). Anyway folks, time for me to sign off - hope you're all doing well.

    zarkyb

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    2. AndrewB

      AndrewB

      What are you learning in math? Right now I've got an assignment that, among other things, makes us write a program in Java that computes the square root of a number. (No, Math.Pow() is not an accepted solution.)

    3. zark

      zark

      AndrewB said:

      What are you learning in math? Right now I've got an assignment that, among other things, makes us write a program in Java that computes the square root of a number. (No, Math.Pow() is not an accepted solution.)

      So far we're just going over some stuff like calculus, floor/ceiling functions and some basic dynamics. Nothing too heavy.

      On the drinking front, I got extremely wasted last night, can't remember half the night, bought everyone pizza, proclaimed my love for someone, threw up beside my bin and generally feel shit this morning. Hooray for vodka.

      Who's Hoodie?

    4. darknation

      darknation

      Alan (?) Hood, professor of Multimedia at abertay. Communicates by coughing his own secret language.

  10. Well, I head off for Uni tomorrow afternoon. Won't be able to get on DW as much, nor IRC at all, but I'd just like to say my time spent in the Doom Community has been fun, and there's quite a few of you whom I consider friends. Thanks to everyone who's made my time here enjoyable. I'll still be around, but not nearly as much.

    Thanks again :)



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    2. Dron

      Dron

      goodbye zarkyb :(

    3. Relica Religia

      Relica Religia

      See you around, Zar. Peace man.

    4. Naked Snake

      Naked Snake

      I'll toke one down for you.

  11. Not really. I'm going to University in 3 weeks and I won't have internet access in my room so I probably won't be able to post here much or go on IRC at all. I'll probably pop by now and then but I'm afraid I'm going to probably have to leave the Doom community for now. Still, you have 3 weeks of me to go so I'll see how many people I can insult in that time.

    1. wildweasel

      wildweasel

      Good luck. You can start with me, I don't care. Do your worst!

    2. darknation

      darknation

      the forces of darknation and zarkyb will be combined. No lager in scotland is safe.

    3. zark

      zark

      zarknation

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    2. rf`

      rf`

      Arckra said:

      :( Does this mean I don't have a chance?

      you never had a chance; scuba steve was always in the way :P

    3. Ichor

      Ichor

      ravage: What happened to your avatar?

    4. zark

      zark

      Ichor said:

      Who are those two next to you?

  12. ...because I'm 1 year and 1 day older than him!

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    2. SYS

      SYS

      Did you go to the pride parade again?

    3. Scabbed Angel

      Scabbed Angel

      What's wrong with the pride parade, fag?

    4. Scabbed Angel

      Scabbed Angel

      Happy Girthday to you, happy Girthday to. . .

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    2. Danarchy
    3. Bucket

      Bucket

      Job said:

      Hm, almost reminds me of a somewhat taller version of Quentin Tarantino. Almost.

      Yeah, if he had "I want to look like Michael Moore" MTV surgery done on his face.

    4. Espi

      Espi

      How did the suit end up wearing you though?

  13. Continuing the trend of self-appreciation/depreciation threads, I would like to say that I suck. That is all.

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    2. rf`

      rf`

      I can just hear Dexter saying ACTION!

    3. Job

      Job

      Impse ACTION!!!

    4. DooMBoy

      DooMBoy

      I suck, you suck, who gives a fuck, we all suck

  14. And God, in his infinite wisdom, said unto Noah:
    Stupidity cannot be concealed.

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    2. Bloodshedder

      Bloodshedder

      How about a large amount of JPEG artifacts

    3. Scuba Steve

      Scuba Steve

      Jesus Bloodshedder, no longer content just being a spellchecker, now you've moved on to Graphic Analyzer! When will it all END!!!

    4. kain

      kain

      too bad that isnt original

  15. I was bored in Morrowind today, so I decided to have some fun.

    Before.

    After.

    1. Hobo

      Hobo

      omg Ordinator genocide.

  16. OK, so my old hair colour (dark blue) has basically disappeared, and I want to dye my hair again before Christmas. What colour should I go? Any other ideas welcome.

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    2. zark

      zark

      Scuba Steve said:

      Red and Green. Obviously.

      omg genie us

    3. Scuba Steve

      Scuba Steve

      omg I'm serio us

    4. Hustler One

      Hustler One

      well, obviously, you should dye it black >_>

  17. I was bored today so I decided to sit down and mess around with Photoshop a bit. This is the result:

    What do you think? Apparently it looks like goatse but I never intended that.

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    2. Scuba Steve

      Scuba Steve

      You know... despite looking like crap and being molested by Filters... it's still better than anything by Duchamp or Jackson Pollock.

    3. insertwackynamehere

      insertwackynamehere

      If you get famous that would sell for $10000000. Otherwise, a hobo might buy it for $2 and some string ;-)

    4. Danarchy

      Danarchy

      I made this once:

      http://www.freewebs.com/danarchy/img/pics/Landscape.jpg

      All i did was photograph something then add a few filters is PS. It's kinda cool.

  18. I'm thinking about getting my hair dyed this week. What colour do you guys think I should go? Right now it's dark brown, so if I went blond or anything it'd have to be bleach or something.

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    2. Ichor

      Ichor

      Lime green with orange and red polka dots.

    3. Job

      Job

      Platinum blond or gray/silver.

    4. zark

      zark

      Decided to go for dark blue (well, almost black with a blue shine). Hopefully dyeing it later.

  19. So I hooked up my PC to my TV so I could watch movies, and now I'm browsing Doomworld from my bed, it's teh fun.

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    2. Danarchy

      Danarchy

      History Channel is the only channel worth watching (unless you include History International).

    3. zark

      zark

      i'm very very drunk

    4. Julian

      Julian

      zarcyb said:

      i'm very very drunk

      Again?!? :P

  20. [00:10] <+pritch> I wonder, if behind those big red breastplates, do they have teh large bewbvoes
    [00:10] <+pritch> uhh bewbies
    [00:10] <@SargeBaldy> heh
    [00:10] <+pritch> wtf bewbvoes
    [00:10] * @Nanami overwrites ZooMdemo.wad
    [00:10] <+zarcyb> heh
    [00:10] <+pritch> that's an extradoriganry typo evwenm my bys standards
    [00:10] <+zarcyb> atre you drunk
    [00:10] <+zarcyb> are
    [00:10] <+zarcyb> heh
    [00:11] <+pritch> heh no
    [00:11] <@SargeBaldy> ATRE IYOU DURNK
    [00:11] <+_5hfifty> OMG
    [00:11] <+zarcyb> BEWBS
    [00:11] <+_5hfifty> IT'S SPREADING
    [00:11] <+pritch> but I am losing teh will to live aftre just post helling iwnh's thread
    [00:11] <@Nanami> ROLF
    [00:11] <+zarcyb> HARRIS
    [00:11] <+pritch> RAPES
    [00:11] <+pritch> SMALL
    [00:11] <+pritch> PUPPIES
    [00:11] <+pritch> IN
    [00:11] <+zarcyb> KANGAROOS
    [00:11] <+pritch> ANUIMAL
    [00:11] <+pritch> HOSPIOTAL
    [00:11] <+_5hfifty> AND
    [00:11] <+_5hfifty> OLD
    [00:11] <+_5hfifty> MEN
    [00:11] <@Danarchy> EAT
    [00:11] <+zarcyb> IN
    [00:11] <@SargeBaldy> A
    [00:11] <@SargeBaldy> FRENCH
    [00:11] <+zarcyb> PANT
    [00:11] <@Nanami> MAN'S
    [00:12] <+_5hfifty> CROTCH
    [00:12] <+zarcyb> SACK
    [00:12] <@Nanami> WITH
    [00:12] <@Danarchy> APPLE
    [00:12] <+zarcyb> DANISH
    [00:12] <@SargeBaldy> STRUDEL
    [00:12] <@Nanami> PIE
    [00:12] <+_5hfifty> SPOONS
    [00:12] <+zarcyb> OUTSIDE
    [00:12] <@Nanami> YOUR
    [00:12] <+zarcyb> MOM
    [00:12] <@Danarchy> MOM'S
    [00:12] <+_5hfifty> HEH
    [00:12] <+zarcyb> heh
    [00:12] <@Nanami> Well that was interesting.
    [00:12] <@SargeBaldy> heh
    [00:13] <@Danarchy> heh
    [00:13] <+zarcyb> yes

    hooray for randomness

  21. I'm 18 today. One more year of too much time spent playing Doom :P

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