Linked List: November 2020
Monday, 30 November 2020
- Cyber Monday Fantasy list #
Here are some things I’d buy this Cyber Monday if the dollars, gold coins, gemstones, and other valuables in my various video game avatars’ inventories could be converted to cash (if you click and buy the things below on Amazon I make a bit of money):
- A Leica M10 or Fuji X100V and the expensive batteries to take photos.
- The Leica 35mm f/1.4 ASPH Summilux-M lens to attach to the M10.
- SanDisk 128GB Extreme SD card to save photos to.
- M1 Macbook or M1 Mac Mini with an Apple 32-inch Pro Retina 6K display with nano-texture glass and an Anker USB C Hub Adapter to import and edit photos and drawings.
- Epson P800 printer, pigment inks, and cotton paper for archival prints.
- Miroco LED floor lamp with adjustable brightness and color temperature.
- A set of Staedtler and Dyvicl sketching pencils, and Derwent and Faber-Castel colored pencils to draw with.
- Strathmore and Funien sketch books to drawn on.
- Kum AS2M sharpener to sharpen the points.
- Prismacolor erasers to make negative space.
- Vintage oak drafting table to work on.
- Samsung 860 EVO 2TB SSD and Sabrent enclosure to store all the new giant video games I would like to play.
- A TrackIR 5 head tracking system and a Valve VR Index to look around or be there in virtual cockpits.
- Gladiator NXT control stick, Thrustmaster TWCS throttle (or a Logitech X56), and VKB T-Rudders Mk.IV pedals for digital flight control.
- Watch Dogs: Legion, Horizon Zero Dawn, This Land Is My Land, Sea of Thieves, Untitled Goose Game, DCS F-16C Viper, DCS P-47D Thunderbolt, AC Valhalla, Battle of Normandy along with all the planes and vehicles in IL-2 Sturmovik, and Cyberpunk 2077.
- A custom personal computer build to give to various friends!
- A baking cookbook!
Sunday, 29 November 2020
- Weekly Highlights 9 #
Highlights from the past week of streaming:
- Chatting about my discombobulation on a prior stream, then getting some mining tips while lasering space icebergs for Bromellite with friends in Elite: Dangerous.
- A rough landing and subsequent rough welcome, pressing the wrong button at the wrong time in a Reliant Kore, and a slight scrape on take off from a green tundra landscape after delivering a package in Star Citizen.
- Flying and chatting over Monument Valley and the Grand Canyon in Microsoft Flight Simulator.
- Downing another chopper in Ghost Recon Breakpoint.
- Fighting robots with a heavily armed 1980’s high school girl in Generation Zero.
- Rescuing a friend in trouble at night in Arma Antistasi Virolahti, Day 11.
- A near miss in a narrow tunnel in Noita!
See you next week!
Wednesday, 25 November 2020
- Monument Valley ➢ Grand Canyon #
Come join me for a flight over beautiful landscapes in Microsoft Flight Simulator, taking off from UT25 at around 2pm EST (19:00 ZULU), destination KGCN!
Sunday, 22 November 2020
- Weekly Highlights 8 #
Highlights from the past week of streaming:
- Witnessing a TIE Fighter landing sequence, locating a mission target, rendezvousing with Cmdr ItsDommit, and exploding a Cobra Mk IV to aid Cmdr Kirer during a successful mission in Elite: Dangerous.
- Tripping and falling on my belly, losing a golf cart to wind and quicksand, and crash landing a Nomad in Star Citizen.
- Eliminating an Oppressor Mk II griefer, jumping, bouncing, and striking traffic lights, and losing a car in the water in Grand Theft Auto Online.
- Thinking about the meditative qualities of fighting games while playing Nier: Automata.
- Landing on a street in Stockholm to visit a friend in Microsoft Flight Simulator.
- Speaking about the time of day graphics shine in Ghost Recon Breakpoint.
- Finding a plant whose nutrient source is meditation in No Man’s Sky.
- Wading through water with an air intake SNORKEL equipped LANDSCAPE ROVER in Arma.
Thanks for watching, as always, and a special thanks to visitors who say hello in chat!
Thursday, 19 November 2020
- 3-Month Twitch Subscriber Badge Drawing - Earth #
Later today I am streaming an attempt to find a friend in Star Citizen.
Wednesday, 18 November 2020
- 2-Month Twitch Subscriber Badge Drawing - Tree #
I am back on air with an updated schedule!
Wednesday, 4 November 2020
- Scheduled Streams Resume in Late November 2020 #
Just a note that my away mission is taking a bit longer and I now expect to be able to resume scheduled streaming in late November.