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Date:2014-03-16 11:58
Subject:Tales #18 and TDDC Basics: The Elves
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Here's some of the basic info videos I try to put out while working on the next TDDC Episode.

TDDC #18 is upon us; get ready to see a little more of the world in one of the older parts of the Human realms (oldest that remains, now that the Smith's homeland of Verandi has been conquered).



And you can learn more about the Eldar peoples (Eladrin, Elves and a bit about the Drow) in TDDC Basics: The Elves. It starts out basic, but ends with a legend.

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Date:2014-02-21 21:05
Subject:TDDC Extras #11 and FAQ
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Here's some of the basic info videos I try to put out while working on the next TDDC Episode.

Extras #11 tries to give you a feel for The Organization by skimming over its tumultuous history...



And I created a basic TDDC FAQ, mostly full of stuff I've answered in the comments, but it should help new viewers know a little about the making of TDDC. It's going in the main TDDC playlist right after the new revised version of TDDC #01 (where I removed most of my boring talking before and after the story, and put in an extended more exciting intro based on my Sizzle Reel.

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Date:2014-02-07 20:31
Subject:Tales From My D&D Campaign #17
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Yes, it's true, it's already TDDC #17! The next one will definitely take longer, since this was the second half of an overlong episode that I split. But I'm working on getting out content at a decent speed!

For now, just enjoy the episode.

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Date:2014-02-04 18:32
Subject:2013 Tales From My D&D Campaign Sizzle Reel!
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After months of arguing with youtube and proving that everything in this video is something I created (like almost all the images), or something I have a right to use (like Uncle Sam and a little NASA footage which are public domain, or the license-free loops I used to create the music)... I eventually gave up, deleted the video from their server, and changed the music a bit then reuploaded. This time? No problem. Then I uploaded an instrumental version (removing about 20 seconds of speech) as well, but using the original music. No problem. So I took down that alternate music version and put up a new version which was a couple image-tweaks away from being the EXACT SAME as the original? No problem. Because 95% of the copyright people at youtube are perfectly reasonable human beings, but sometimes you get the wrong person and they harass and deny you for no good reason. Hooray! Anyhow, check out this promotional video (with music, even!)!

You would not believe the degree of frustration that occurs when some yahoo at google tells you they need information but if you ask WHAT part of the audio or video needs to be further justified, they respond "we don't have to tell you" and deny the monetization for that video. Because FAIRNESS.

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Date:2014-01-30 14:13
Subject:Tales From My D&D Campaign #16
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Voila TDDC #16! It was going to be an even longer superlong episode, but there was a good break-point, and I took it so I could get it out a few days earlier.

The next episode won't take as monumentally long as this one, cause a good chunk was done before I decided to split it.

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Date:2013-12-26 01:11
Subject:Tales From My D&D Campaign #15
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Here's the long-awaited TDDC #15! The longest episode to date, but according to 3 people on twitter, that's totally fine! #DEMOCRACY

Twist, turns and ever-increasing plot-hooks - so basically just a regular episode!

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Date:2013-12-16 15:14
Subject:Extras from my D&D Campaign #07
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Uh, I probably should backdate this or something, but screw it. Here's TDDC Extras #07! It's a teeny-weeny one.


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Date:2013-11-30 11:33
Subject:Tales From My D&D Campaign #14
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Here's TDDC #14! I know you fans of the comic feel neglected... and you prettymuch are, I've been stuck for a while and also working on a lot of other stuff - it just hasn't been happening for me - yet I refuse to give up on it entirely, because there's more I want to do with it...

Anyway, for now, enjoy the next episode!

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Date:2013-11-12 11:32
Subject:Extras from my D&D Campaign #06
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So I realized around Nov 9 that "Holy shit, it's NaNoWriMo!" National Novel Writing Month. I'm way late for starting there, but it seemed like a good excuse to try and force myself to get something written. I have so many stupid story ideas, I need to do something with them. So, many days late, I'm up to about 4200 words (1 chapter done) on a novel version of Gunfighter/Alchemist. Of course, the first couple chapters should be the easy part - the hard part is connecting the start with the places the story has to go. The reason I need so much impetus is that I get bogged down in wanting every part to be perfect as I write it. I NEED to learn to just crank out a draft that moves things along without being polished, because revising/polishing existing work is much easier for me than converting a story "in my head" into specific words in the first place. The other problem I've found is that I love writing dialogue - it's quick and easy, and even the first draft results usually seem very good - but I always want to portray complex action scenes, which I visualize so easily, but which are hard to portray in words. That's why I always wish I had an artist to make comic book or animated versions of the stories I do (you know, actual art, not like TDDC). But anyway, I'm trying to write some junk while still making loads of videos...

Well, my release schedule for http://tinyurl.com/demonacgames just got all screwed up by youtube; it says the video is there, 39 minutes long, but when I checked it before releasing, there's no actual video there. Hit play and it just skips to youtube's recommendations. So now I have to re-upload that for 4 hours. To make up for it, though, as best I can, here's TDDC Extras #06!


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Date:2013-11-07 23:45
Subject:Vlog 11-06-2013: Reddit! And Matrix Rewritten
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This is barely a Vlog (even less than the last one), since I've been doing little other than make videos and Maslow's Pyramid stuff. Honestly, I should call it something other than a Vlog, except I already have like 20 differently named video types - way too many for my small channel. In summary, this "vlog" contains:

  • A plea for you to go over and upvote the TDDC thread Quill18 started on the D&D Subreddit (which has already yielded close to +10% youtube subscriptions for my channel, but could do much much more with your help!)
    http://www.reddit.com/r/DnD/comments/1q1a92/if_you_arent_watching_tales_from_my_dd_campaign/?sort=new
  • Me "storytelling" my way through the first 1/3 or so of my rewrite of Matrix:Revolutions (the one I mentioned in a previous vlog). Note: This will do nothing for you if you haven't watched the whole Matrix trillogy. That's really the starting point, and I leave a SHOCKING amount of the third movie unchanged (or barely tweaked), while still adding some junk and making some hugely impactful changes.


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Date:2013-11-06 13:59
Subject:Tales From My D&D Campaign #13
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I just put up Here's TDDC #13, and the response is so far pretty good. Which surprises me; I'm still waiting for a lot of negative comments about my GMing abilities - in fact, I was expecting to be criticized for two distinct and opposite reasons. But maybe I explained my position well enough in the video... either way, it's pretty funny =)

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Date:2013-10-31 18:08
Subject:First few video series on my new DemonacGames channel
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Videos come out a lot faster on a Let's Play channel, so although I'm still working on the next TDDC, I already have several full Hearthstone Arena runs including the just-posted Halloween run (where I half-assed dress and half-assed imitate Agent Smith).



And here's my first Scrolls Judgement run... check it out!

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Date:2013-10-26 19:20
Subject:Vlog 10-24-2013: Hearthstone and commentary on The Matrix
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Well, after fighting with youtube processing malfunctions for an entire day, I finally uploaded a new Vlog. On the downside, I'm pretty sure there's not one thing in this one that dad would remotely care about =P



On the upside, I've started a new youtube channel: DemonacGames where I play online CCGs (mainly limited formats, such as Hearthstone Arena and Scrolls Judgement).

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Date:2013-10-21 00:45
Subject:AGC #631
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Hey, so... I noticed that actual comics were falling off the [recent] "Updates" list on www.anothergamingcomic.com! Can't have that, so (finally) here's AGC #631.

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Date:2013-10-20 01:24
Subject:Tales From My D&D Campaign #12
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Here's TDDC #12, that's a 3-and-a-half week turnaround. Which I'm not happy with at all, so we'll see how the next one goes. I think next one will require fewer new art images (I went a pain-in-the-ass direction on this one, art-wise), but then, I always think that, and I'm nearly always wrong because I am too ambitious with the art. But anyway, at least this one's done.

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Date:2013-10-17 13:21
Subject:1000 Subscribers and...
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...and a video. But not the one you want, I'm still working on the next episode. So instead I geek out over Star Trek.

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Date:2013-10-07 21:40
Subject:Vlog. I'm doing seventeen things at once, and comic's mental blocked
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What the subject said.

Here, I vlog about my pitiful new exercise routine. Then talk about tech in scifi (to setup the next vlog which I hope will be more interesting). Now excuse me while I watch the 160 hours of The West Wing I just got from Amazon.

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Date:2013-09-26 16:50
Subject:Tales From My D&D Campaign #11
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You know how that last post was all videos that have been out for days or weeks but I just forgot to post in my blog here? HERE'S A BRAND NEW VIDEO UP TODAY! TDDC Episode #11


Now I have to quickly run back and note orestria's voice work all over the annotations and stuff to make up for the fact that I forgot to add her in the actual credits...

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Date:2013-09-23 19:11
Subject:AGC #630 and SO MANY VIDEOS!
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So in addition to AGC #630 [Tada]...

I'm missed updating this blog for a couple videos, there's: a new Vlog

...and also Tales From My D&D Campaign #10

...and if you have a LOT of time on your hands and don't mind a relatively slow pace (which you could probably treat as a podcast) there is this playlist of HOURS and HOURS of a D&D game, with Quill18 as GM, where I'm one of the players.

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Date:2013-09-12 00:00
Subject:Legends of my D&D Campaign (Mini): The Death Equation
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I call this video a "Mini" version of my Legends videos, not for length (it's actually longer than the Smith video) but because I'm using a MUCH lighter art style that didn't take me MANY WEEKS to animate. Enjoy Legends: The Death Equation

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