Category Archives: Links

New Additions

In the menu, under World Builder’s Bookshelf, you’ll find two new additions to the site. With permission from Geoff Eddy, I’m mirroring his Creating an Earthlike Planet and Climate Cookbook pages. Some formatting is lost, but the valuable information is … Continue reading

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Goodie Bag

The time has come to post some links. Some may be useful, others may just be fun. Still others may just be symptomatic of mental illness on my part :). Rocketry and Spacecraft The first thing in the Rocketry and Spacecraft … Continue reading

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Mapping the Stars

Originally, this was going to be a post on populations inspired by this post on Sword vs Dagger. Unfortunately, that has expanded, so far into about three posts. This will be one of those posts, although only tangentially related. I’m … Continue reading

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Gas Giants!

I’m currently working on a series of tutorials on the use of Wilbur. It isn’t going all that quickly. In the meantime, I thought I’d put up a post with some information on gas giant planets.

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Writer’s Assets

This post is a collection of links to articles and other online assets that I have found(and might want to be able to find again) on the craft of writing. This isn’t so much for my readers, if there are … 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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Linkfest Wednesday: December 14th

Once again I’ve been doing more research than actual creative work. Don’t tell the boss. As usual, Cornell’s arxiv.org site dominated my research. Also, as usual, the scattered nature of my research mirrors the scattered nature of my brain. So … Continue reading

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Matlab, Octave and Climate Simulation

Whilst looking about for a simple Mathematica climate simulation, I ran across some .m files dedicated to just that purpose. As I recognized .m as the extension for a Mathematica package, I snapped ’em up and tried installing them. Total, … Continue reading

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Linkfest Wednesdays: November 16th

Gotta have the linkfests! Due to a number of things I’ve been confused and uncertain of late, my research has gone in a lot of strange and disparate directions. My discovery of, “Stability of Satellites Around Close-in Extrasolar Planets”, had obvious … Continue reading

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Some Useful Tools for Mapping

Well, my wednesday links are only a day late. This time around, I’m putting up some links to useful graphics tools for fantasy cartography. Image Magick is a very sophisticated suite of command-line image editing tools. CLI isn’t necessarily most … Continue reading

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