Change of plans

Ok well slight change of plan here. Rather than change what macemedia tv is I am going to use this as my father channel in a sense to sum up any projects I undertake this will be the roundup page.

I have set up a secondary blog that I will be mostly using as of now.

Www.40kdan.wordpress.com and as you can guess this is where I will be mainly posting my progress with warhammer 40,000 painting and modeling so anyone interested please feel free to follow that post but dont forget I will be posting progress reports on this page for all other projects but 40kdan is where all my efforts will be for the foreseeable future 😀 thanks again guys

Change In Direction

Ok so I have been a long time posting but I have finally decided to start again only this time taking a totaly new direction.

Originaly I was posting about new movies, games and other media based …thingamey jigs but lost heart in this for a few different reasons.
The concept was too broad and while it is among some of my favorite hobbies and interests I found that with such a broad spectrum id of had to be updating every hour of every day to keep it upto date and relivent and just put too much pressure on needing to post rather than wanting too.
I will still be doing this from time to time but not in the same regulated way as it was before.

The new direction I am taking is allot simpler.
I studied art & design at college then moved on to a HND in Graphic design. When I chose these courses it was for the simple fact. I love art and design so why am I writing blogs about upcoming movies and games when the parts that facinate me about them isn’t the movie (though they do look good) but the way a scene is framed or how the movie se7en’s title sequence sets the movie tone.

The theme of this reiteration of my blog will be very much design and art related doohickeys.

The first thing I will be focusing on is model painting. Recently I got into warhammer 40k and im really trying to learn as much as I can and get better with each model I paint, hense the idea to refresh the feel of my blog to reflect my interests more personaly rather than trying to speak to a larger audience when id rather it be like minded people that visit my pages.

I am still fairly new to the world of miniture painting so thought this would be a fantastic opertunity for both myself and other people to learn with me as I learn new things tips, tricks and techniques and maybe you can learn along with me. I will be posting videos step by step experience posing questions for the more experienced reader and hopefully learn along with you guys to make this a more interactive idea.

Using my design background as a backbone I home to be able to plan, execute, summaries and critique my experience in as detailed way as possible to really make this project as in depth as possible.

ANYWAYS, this is my new direction and I hope you guys enjoy it as much as im going to enjoy making it 🙂

Tor Browser – Privacy is yours !!!

In a world of paranoia and echoes of “the goverment is watching our every move” and google being a contant smart arse with it’s “did you mean” function that’s determind to drive me crazy, I decided to look for a way to browse the internet without the constant reminder that big brother watches everything I was doing and in turn puts relevent advertising all around me to coxe me into buying something else I didn’t really need and this bought me to the Tor Browser.

Extracts from Tor’s official website
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What is Tor?

Tor is free software and an open network that helps you defend against a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom and privacy, confidential business activities and relationships, and state security known as traffic analysis

Why Anonymity Matters

Tor protects you by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world: it prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, and it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location. Tor works with many of your existing applications, including web browsers, instant messaging clients, remote login, and other applications based on the TCP protocol.
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I am still fairly new to this system but anything that promotes anonymity to it’s users can only be a good thing.
This project dosen’t use some of the luxuries your traditional browsers use yet like Youtube and quicktime as they offer backdoors into your system so I will still be using firefox and Internet explorer etc. but for general information browsing I will start to use tor because why the hell does google ever need to know Im interested in buying a new part for my PC when there only interest is to advertise me something of half the quality and life span of what I am really looking for !

Game Trailer – Max Payne 3 Multiplayer

It’s getting close to may now and Rockstar has released a multiplayer trailer for Max’s next adventure.

I look forward to playing the multiplayer but personally I am really into multiplayer customization especially in a 3rd person game and this looks like we will be playing as pre-determined characters but I could be wrong 🙂

Music Video of the Week – Akala – Fire in the Booth

Anyone who has followed my post’s before I don’t really post the “released this week” video’s/ news so here is a song out last year by Akala. The message behind this song is very strong and lyrical Akala is amazing so take a listen its definitely worth it.

Movie Trailer – Total Recall – 2012

Another movie im really getting amped up for is the remake of Total Recall, this time with actors!!!
obviously the first Arnold Schwarzenegger version is a classic but this time around its going to be darker and grittier and 10 times more thought provoking than the original strong man against the system movie the original was.
Collin Farrell plays Quaid who susspects he is a goverment spy but isn’t sure for which side he fights joins up with female Female freedom fighter Jessica Beil to try and change the political system.

And the name of this goverment ? Euroamerica ….sound familiar to whats happening in todays society atall,  is this going to be yet more propoganda when the world is on such thin ice that seems destin to crack ?

 

Game Trailer – The Walking Dead

I usually only do 1 game trailer a week but this was too good to wait in my opinion.
The trailer for The Walking Dead video game was released yesterday and thought it’s far from being released this is a really nice first look at what we are going to be getting. The characters seem somewhat like caricatures but stay some-what true to the comic book style.
I’m a huge fan of Robert Kirkman’s Zombie series and can’t wait to see more gameplay footage for this 🙂
Below are some of the developer from “playing dead” the online show for the game The Walking Dead which sofar has 2 episodes, about 27mins of The Walking Dead goodness :p



Follow the Latest Episodes Here on the Official Youtube Playlist

Movie Trailer – Prometheus

Im so excited for this movie and the new trailer has just been released, cant wait to see ridley scott’s return to sci-fi !!!

The Big PC Build – Entry#13 – XSPC EX240 Rad/ Radiator – UNBOXING

As I mentioned last week I have been waiting for my watercooling setup and the XSPC EX250 Rad/ Radiator just arrived so heres the unboxing video 🙂

The Big PC Build – Entry#12 – Seasonic x760 Psu

This is the unboxing video for the Seasonic x760 Power Supply Unit