Monthly Archives: January 2012

Just a Test

I just learned something about Mathematica which could make doing things on this sometimes very math – heavy page a little easier. I can save formulae from my mathematica notebook as LaTeX strings as described by mdawaffe here  and in … Continue reading

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Astrographer’s Notebook – Introduction

I have an enormous collection of worldbuilding notes strewn across my desk, a dozen three-ring binders, a similar number of nice colored folders, and piled up in my book cases. These vary considerably in nature. Some are fairly extensive and … Continue reading

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Linkfest – Terrain Edition

The Synthesis and Rendering of Eroded Fractal Terrains(1989) – The classic by Musgrave, Kolb and Mace. This was a real find. While I’ve kind of given up on using procedural methods to generate global terrains, I still use procedurals quite a bit to … Continue reading

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The Design Cycle

The back and forth process of returning the imagination to worldbuilding. Continue reading

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2011 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,600 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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