Skip to main content

Some Other Things

I Minecraft on and off. It is something that I can do when I am doing other things in Eve, often reading. I have several large projects in Minecraft that simply require mining and not a lot of attention but a lot of time. Often times I play as I write because I find it mentally soothing enough that I can process things that I want to say. I can also check my stress level by how creative I feel at any given time.

World map.

At the moment I am building random structures that I am slowly linking into a greater complex. I have no idea what it will evolve into. Others make neatly planned out beautiful things. I have a habit of making everything asymmetrical and build organically as my fancy calls to me.


Anyway, I like Minecraft. My server's been humming along in a vanilla version of the latest thing. I realized that it has been a while since I really commented on Minecrafting. Back then I had a few people interested but I was keeping things pretty close because of the crop. These days there are only a handful of us and it is more a friend of my friend type thing.

So, if you are looking for a laid back survival server that builds sculptures and pretty things, hit me up. We're looking for a few more members. Not hundreds. We don't PvP. We don't steal from each other and we don't destroy each others work. We have a few co-op projects (our road across the world for example) but normally we just settle somewhere and do whatever strikes our fancy.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Sugar’s Non-Technical Guide to Making Boosters

Welcome to my non-technical and outdated but probably still useful guide to boosters.  There have been changes to how things are built in Eve. This was the old POS code before the introduction of new structures in 2016.   This is just a walk through on my wobbling path of booster production.  It took me half a dozen different documents to figure out what I needed to do to make these mythical things.  It is what I do.  It may not be perfect but it works.

This is pirate focused industry.
This guide brought to you by Lain asking me to write it after I tried to explain it in chat.

Why make boosters? Because drugs are good.  Really they are performance enhancers and performance enhancers can give someone that extra edge in PvP.  It was also because my boys used them and when they ran low they often ran out, I could be their supplier.  They would no longer hoard their drugs due to the length of time it takes to get fresh product.. The thought of being a drug kingpin was also very appealing. …

CSM: Running for Office: Week Six

Nine days untill  the polls open.

It is amazing how much effort can go into crafting thirteen hundred characters. When I first looked at my CSM application I thought that it would be easy to write the official words. Of course it was not. The limit was the largest hurdle. I had so much to say and so few words to say it in. But, I eventually worked through it and submitted everything last Sunday evening. I sent off my passport at the same time and now it is just a short, but long wait.

Tomorrow is the final day of application submissions. Then, on the 3rd, we should find out who actually submitted their applications and passports and passed their background checks. The polls open the following Tuesday. I’ve checked my submission a few times. If I try to fill out the form with Sugar again it tells me that she has already submitted one. I sent my e-mail to the correct place. How I wish for a confirmation email to stare at. For now, i just fret. When I started the run I was worried about …

Busy, busy, busy

I find that it is still easy to write about Eve. However, I've not been playing Eve. I spent most of the last few weeks finishing up my crochet project. It was a birthday present for my best friend. Since someone expressed interest in it, here it is.




It is displayed on a king size bed. I made it as a birthday present for my best friend. We've had twenty years of friendship. I met her online when I was a teenager. Our birthdays are two weeks apart so I celebrated mine by making her something. I'm not one to celebrate birthdays but now and then I try to pull myself to a social norm and do something special for the people I love.

I spent a long time fighting to be myself. I finally discovered a balance in this last handful of years. It is still a struggle but for some reason, in my late thirties, understanding is moving briskly along. With that understanding comes comfort. I don't have to fight about and for things like I used to. I don't have to make anyone accept me…