that feel when your incorporeal Dark Lord cbf coming up with a Cool Villain Name for his least fav follower X)
based on this post, and because I can’t get over learning that Asmodean literally means “Musician” in the official Wheel of Time companion book, I’m still flipping out poor Asmo, this is why I love you
I don’t think one can really articulate their thoughts on life through writing, but I’ve been asked to try, so here it goes. I think we’re all connected. Maybe not in a way that makes much sense, but I don’t think anyone is ever truly alone. You, reading this, are not alone. We may never meet, I may never be more than a character in a story to you, but that doesn’t matter. I think that when we pour a little bit of ourselves into paper and ink, those stories pour a bit of themselves back into us, too, and that makes us closer than you can imagine. Life is strange and difficult. You’ll sometimes feel completely lost. You’ll fall in love with the voices in your head. You’ll look in all the right places at all the wrong times for something that you think will make you happy. You’ll be forced to go through so much pain. But just know that, through it all, you are not alone. I’m with you, the character in the story that you poured a bit of yourself into when you took the time to read. I’m with you.
(Maybe we can never completely separate fictional characters from our own perspective and understanding—can we ever separate anything from that, really?—and they may not really reciprocate what we feel about them (be it love or hate), but that feeling itself is enough to change us. The more we pour our life, our time, our perception, our love and hate into the characters, the more we feel about them, then the more we are different from our past selves who had not poured and had not felt. And who knows, maybe that will lead to other changes. Maybe we’ll one day feel differently towards another incident, or make a different decision, because of what we’ve read and felt before? The characters are with us and we are not alone. I feel very blessed, or loved, to have met the characters I love.)
Umehara Yuichiro Q&A in Voice Animage Autumn 2015 (PART1)
countdown to ume chan’s birthday (mar.8th): 2 D A Y S
How do you spend your weekends? I sleep without setting an alarm. I love sleeping, so I can sleep for about 15 hours straight.
How do you relieve yourself from stress? …I sleep? (laugh) Also I go eat things like BBQ and food that I don’t usually eat with all my might. I fill so much food into my stomach to the point where blood can’t go to my brain anymore so that I can stop thinking about everything, which makes me feel much more refreshed. I don’t usually eat much. I eat about 6 times a day, in a style where I eat a little bit only when my stomach is empty.
What do you like to drink? I drink yogurt. I like yogurt to begin with, but because I feel that using a small spoon to eat yogurt is troublesome, I think that drinking yogurt saved time and effort. …As you can tell, I find a lot of things troublesome.
Bread or rice for breakfast? I don’t eat breakfast (laugh). Even if I eat, it’d been something like drinking jelly energy drinks. As long as my energy is somewhat replenished, it’s fine.
It’s good! Or at the very least it’s fine. I’m having fun with it!
And yes, there’s some DEFINITE jank in this game. I’ve found some silly, silly stuff and I’m finding it really fun to discover. It’s like reverse easter-eggs. XD
So far I saw some of the goofy talk animations, but my favorite so far was the Salarian director who has two assistants behind him, a Turian and an Asari. The only parts of their models that move are their heads, their bodies are completely rigid and stiff. Even the director motions around a bit like a person normally would, but their models are HARD LOCKED in place and I found that hilarious.
Oh, and Ken Ryder (my guy) looks fuckin’ goofy, but that’s mostly my fault. I have -never- been good at making a decent looking face in any sort of character creator. No seriously, I suck so hard at it.
It runs on the same engine that Dragon Age: Inquisition ran on, for better or for worse. Movement feels almost EXACTLY like DA:I, including the buildup to the normal light jog they make.
Story has me intrigued though, which is the big thing.
I might actually stream this on Thursday night instead of Final Fantasy 7. I’ve been saying things OUT LOUD to my screen that I really think people would find hilarious.
“Go ahead and see the director, Ryder.”
ME: “RIDER YOU’VE BEEN PATHFINDER FOR LIKE 20 MINUTES CALM YOUR DICK DOWN FOR A SEC”
…So yeah. It’s fun! I’m having fun at least. It’s not perfect, but it’s more Mass Effect, which is essentially what I wanted.
Tomorrow after work I’ll actually get to it, i basically started the “Citadel” part of the game today. :P