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Good to know the Big Z is still around :D. Nice to see you!
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Hey there Mr Cool! How's life? You guys flooded with refugees too? Have you written a book yet? Stay safe bro.

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Life is good. Refugees really aren't that big a deal, I remember when the Balkans disintegrated in the '90s, that was a way bigger issue. No book, but I do write for a living, so that's something :D. You still rocking the guitar?
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Good to hear that. I do hope them refugees bring nothing but love to your people. I heard they couldn't stop staring at your girls :D . Where are you writing at? Local magazines? Are you still doing that radio thing?

My old Stratocaster is just collecting dust now. I've switched to singing a few years back but I don't do that professionally. I had plans for doing some weekend classic rock and blues gigs at local clubs but it had been pretty tough getting bandmates who are skilled AND on the same mindset. Man, I had a great set list. It's a shame that we couldn't get it done. Some other time maybe, when the kids are a bit grown up.

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Public relations, and yeah the radio station is still on. Gonna do a show tonight :). Too bad about the strat, but at least they never go bad so you can pick it back up in a bit. And the blues never goes out of fashion, so there's that! How's the family?
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Public relations? As in government articles?

Yeah, strats never go bad, not like girls. Haha. Sadly folks here are less into blues and more into crap. Very few appreciate blues, classic rock, and jazz.

Do you have recorded samples of your radio show on youtube?

Family's okay, kids are entering school. Pretty tough on the pockets but that's life.

You have family now, Mr Cool? Or planning to settle down soon?

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I do communications and a bunch of supporting stuff for the regional Labour party here, so, uh... Kinda government? I guess?

The show's not on YouTube, but there is a way to stream episodes from the last two weeks. Not sure if it works abroad though, but check it out I suppose :D.

I'm not much for settling down myself, but good to hear your family is doing well. I see the occasional pictures go by on FB, they look lovely :).
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Sounds nice. Writing is in your blood, might as well get some money out of it.

I think I can access the link. Will try to listen later.

The kids are growing fast. Pictures and videos are all that will be left soon of their childhood so I'm taking lots of them hehe.

Well then as long as you're happy, that's absolutely fine (not settling down).

Catch you around, Mr cool! Ciao.

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And indeed all the best to you too, Mr. Big :D. Come to think of it, how's your appetite for world building these days? Can I seduce you into, I dunno, some collaborative world building mayhaps?
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Howdy guys! I know I've been gone for a while, but with a lot of family trouble and switching schools I've been completely out of it. I still keep in contact with a few of you on facebook, but I've really been feeling the writing itch recently. Or, more specifically, the worldbuilding itch. I've been on a Gundam post-by-post RPG forum for a few years now and I've been poking at turning it into its own separate verse for a while. Hopefully I can get my feet back underneath me and start posting again.
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Hurrah! I was just thinking about TE and Carnage Marine punch ups the other day. Hopefully there will be some quality ak-shun incoming.
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Hey Moby, good to hear you're still around! Hope you're doing well, and obviously we'd be more than thrilled to have anything you're gonna write :) .
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Welcome back! I do see the Gundam there.
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Been helping my sister's worldbuilding stuff, so haven't been on lately and catching up on Steve's Writings.
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Heretic wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:11 am
Been helping my sister's worldbuilding stuff, so haven't been on lately and catching up on Steve's Writings.
Well well!
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Glad to have you back, Heretic!
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I keep saying i'm back, and then get dragged into the joint Science Fantasy project my sister and I are working on (with a private Discord channel with other people too). 50 page "Introductory" Bible that is only halfway done and a 50-page story about a boy and his Eldritch Summon, but I still want to get back to my roots, to the Omniverse, where my "amazing" World Building, as some people who helped me review my stuff, was born. So apologies if I sporadically come and go. Had this space opera story I wanted to write for my Project Epsilon here.

Hopefully I can persuade my sister to show you guys what we made, but she has been nervous showing it to what she thinks are the Heavy-Hitters here, lol.
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Welcome back! And tell your sister not to worry, we're all amateurs here. Except Steve, he's published now ;) . If she does decide to register drop me a PM in case of any issues. I've had to turn the registration settings to their most unpermissive to ward off spambots, but obviously humans are still quite welcome.
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Heretic wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 11:51 pm
I keep saying i'm back, and then get dragged into the joint Science Fantasy project my sister and I are working on (with a private Discord channel with other people too). 50 page "Introductory" Bible that is only halfway done and a 50-page story about a boy and his Eldritch Summon, but I still want to get back to my roots, to the Omniverse, where my "amazing" World Building, as some people who helped me review my stuff, was born. So apologies if I sporadically come and go. Had this space opera story I wanted to write for my Project Epsilon here.

Hopefully I can persuade my sister to show you guys what we made, but she has been nervous showing it to what she thinks are the Heavy-Hitters here, lol.
What is your sister's setting and idea primarily about?

And what is your "Project Epsilon?"

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Here is what I have on Project Epsilon.
viewtopic.php?f=4&t=1446

I don't want to go off-topic on this thread, but basically it's a space opera mixed with a bit of Harry Potter and Epic Fantasy. Basically humans left the old, post-apocalyptic Solar System, yoinked out a parallel Solar System (and brought Magic in with it), start a new interstellar civilization with each planet having a unique aesthetic and culture, have Angels and Demons as separate major races, create an elite magical school for young prodigies in a pocket dimension, fight magical pseudo zombies that came with the magical powers that also have their own caste system of zombies of varying intelligence, and currently fighting a hopeless war in hopes of reclaiming Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and an artificial Pluto from an number of empires of said pseudo zombies (with Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune having an artificial surface built over the gas giants) who also became demi-gods.
And later must fight an Dieselpunk-Biopunk Empire built from the ashes of the old Solar System they left that has a population of a couple thousand Trillions packed into one planetary system, slurps up neighboring Suns through a what I can only describe as a Mega-Straw that sends the energy back to Ringworlds and overpopulated, overdeveloped planets and space habitats, fly colossal biochemical Pill-Bugs and Cybernetic Dragonflies as Battleships, and basically have a Super Soldier Unit that's basically a hybrid of Kamen Rider Shin and Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor.
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Wow, it's been two years since I was last here. Two years!

It looks like there is a lot of stuff to catch up on, I am very impressed with the look of Heretic's project and I give Steve my heartfelt congratulations; it's well earned after literally decades of work.

I've been involved in lots of real life stuff but my own creative endeavours have just circled round and round like lazy goldfish.
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Hey, welcome back!

SOTS somehow ticks on and I like to blow the trumpet on the loads of stuff that has been added over the last few years. Speaking personally it has been a reliable place for keeping up some level of creative output.
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