I should probably actually write journals once in a while.
I'm alive, I promise. I'm just really not creating much at the moment- a lot of my motivation is sapped by working 9-5, with 20 minutes of walking to and from work and the bus stop. I don't get a lot of time where I don't feel tired in some way, and even less time where I feel willing to work any more than I already have done. Work right now is actually pretty slow, with pretty much no backlog at all, however I'm still tired all the time. Thankfully I have some time off in a few weeks time, so that should help in some way. Get out of the country and stop thinking about the refunds that need to be done.
More serious talk I guess?
If you really want to see more of me, I do spend a lot more time on Tumblr - astrail.tumblr.com/
You'll find a ridiculous amount of video game blogging
So many video game
Speaking of video games...
I recently purchased myself a whole brand new computer. My old case wasn't the easiest thing to upgrade, and I really wanted to get new parts installed. So instead I went for all the upgrades I wanted in one go.
Its very fance
For a few specs:
1TB HDD with Windows 7 Professional
16GB (2x8) 1866mhz RAM
Nvidia GTX 970 GPU
As well as a Blu-Ray burner, and a bunch of freebies with the processor including ~Video editing software~, and ~That Batman game they took off sale due to being poorly optimised~ from the graphics card
I've been putting the video editing software to good use (but not good enough use to make me even think its justified to pay the actual price tag for the program, geez)
I've started uploading gameplay videos to YT! (:
You can watch them all on my channel - www.youtube.com/user/gikairan&…;
I will admit I didn't realise Nvidia had a built in game recorder until I was part the way through Borderlands 2. But all the sessions I've played since I realised it and started using it are available to view (or will be uploaded soon!)
Bioware have just announced another Inquisition DLC, so I'll be recording that when it comes out. There will likely be many Fallout 4 videos when that game comes out, as well as Dishonored 2 next year. As well as whatever else I play in between then.
I hope to give this a bunch of attention and get loads of different stuff up. I don't know how many people are really interested in videos without mic, but hey right now I'm having fun.
Other small random things- I worked Birmingham ComiCon back in March!
Not as an artist, but as an assistant for the company I work for. Not bad for someone whose never been in a store environment . It was one hella exhausting weekend, but great fun. A picture of me working even ended up on the official expo twitter!
If you do find it, and you have seen a photo of me before- I chopped off most of my hair back in January! Its something I've wanted to do for years, but always scared due to having curly/ wavy/ thick/ just general Worst hair type. But I got tired of it and off a whole lot of it went. DO NOT REGRET, 10/10 DECISION, I RECOMMEND EVERYONE DOES IT.
Anyway, I'm going to try and be more active. Its a little difficult when your arms always feel like flattened spaghetti, but I do feel bad for going for such long periods without really producing anything. Especially considering I managed to pull myself together a bit more in the worst of the post-christmas rush.