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  01:33:59  28 April 2005
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It's not really a matter of opinion, Siro. And I'm certainly not being sarcastic. I simply doubt that a lot of the things you've said are purely factual in basis. In fact, much of what you said seems impossible. I know a lot of people in many animation industries. Head animators don't program. That is not their job. Their job is to bring the characters to life. This process has little or nothing to do with the actual code that is present in the game engine.

Also, it takes a million monkeys at a million consoles a million years and a substancial resource investment to develop an engine. Even if he was doing flow charts, he would not have skimmed the surface of a game engine if he was at it for weeks, full time, non stop. Pseudocode? Months. Actual code? Forget about it.

I guess what I'm asking is for you to prove it to me. Believe it or not, but I want to believe you.
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Well, if you hope to get into the video game industry, it will be VERY tough. Literally millions of people play these days are playing video games. And a high percentage of those players will want to do exactly what you want to do.
  23:27:45  27 April 2005
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It's not really a matter of opinion, Siro. And I'm certainly not being sarcastic. I simply doubt that a lot of the things you've said are purely factual in basis. In fact, much of what you said seems impossible. I know a lot of people in many animation industries. Head animators don't program. That is not their job. Their job is to bring the characters to life. This process has little or nothing to do with the actual code that is present in the game engine.

Also, it takes a million monkeys at a million consoles a million years and a substancial resource investment to develop an engine. Even if he was doing flow charts, he would not have skimmed the surface of a game engine if he was at it for weeks, full time, non stop. Pseudocode? Months. Actual code? Forget about it.

I guess what I'm asking is for you to prove it to me. Believe it or not, but I want to believe you.
  14:58:32  27 April 2005
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I have a feeling you are being sarcastic, but I do not question your involvement at sourceforge. You have your own opinion and I have mine. You do not believe me, then that's your problem, I didn't even want to bring this topic up. So we'll see who is telling the truth in a few years.

P.S. Adam Therio, what was the sidearm of regiment you served in? Some armies and/or regiments vary on their equipment, like in my military school I was in Delta troop where we were issued demilitariazed [unable to fire a bullet, but still 100% real] M-4 carbines, Alpha troop was issued M-16-A2s, Bravo troop was issued Avtomat Kalashnikova 47s, Foxtrot troop was issued M-16A1s, and Oscar troop [everyone wanted to be them] was issued H&K G-36s, etc. What was the gear you were issued?
  23:38:19  26 April 2005
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I never partnered with EA nor did I say I partnered with EA, I said I was planning to work with Sony Imageworks, I am going to partner with Insomniac, now that I have contacts in there, now I just have to iron out the flaws in the storyline I wrote. The animation supervisor there already worked out an engine for the project and control layout. I always expect skepticism from you, FuxOr, so I'm not surprised.

P.S. The site has a lot of missing weapons that are always seen in Russia in police armories and shooting ranges, like the Dragunov Training 5.45 NATO rifle and the experimental AKPB-80 12.7mm Anti-armor rifle that is being tested in Russia as I speak.
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My knowledge of weapons is not limited to an aquaintence with that website.

I'm an amateur developer working with a couple of projects at sourceforge. We should exchange design notes.

How far into your design document are you?

How is it that someone is so talented as to be a head animator and a coder with sufficient talent to bang out a game engine in his spare time?

My co-developer for one of the aforementioned projects and I have decided that we would like your autograph, preferably on imageworks letterhead with your name at the top. Such a gift from someone as influencial as yourself may become valuable one day, and it would make a great centre piece for any mantle. It would also give us something to tell our grandchildren about.
  23:16:22  26 April 2005
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I never partnered with EA nor did I say I partnered with EA, I said I was planning to work with Sony Imageworks, I am going to partner with Insomniac, now that I have contacts in there, now I just have to iron out the flaws in the storyline I wrote. The animation supervisor there already worked out an engine for the project and control layout. I always expect skepticism from you, FuxOr, so I'm not surprised.

P.S. The site has a lot of missing weapons that are always seen in Russia in police armories and shooting ranges, like the Dragunov Training 5.45 NATO rifle and the experimental AKPB-80 12.7mm Anti-armor rifle that is being tested in Russia as I speak.
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I'm going to conquer the world first and become governor of California.
  15:16:03  26 April 2005
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I never partnered with EA nor did I say I partnered with EA, I said I was planning to work with Sony Imageworks, I am going to partner with Insomniac, now that I have contacts in there, now I just have to iron out the flaws in the storyline I wrote. The animation supervisor there already worked out an engine for the project and control layout. I always expect skepticism from you, FuxOr, so I'm not surprised.

P.S. The site has a lot of missing weapons that are always seen in Russia in police armories and shooting ranges, like the Dragunov Training 5.45 NATO rifle and the experimental AKPB-80 12.7mm Anti-armor rifle that is being tested in Russia as I speak.
  11:49:55  26 April 2005
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Yeah.. this site says nothing about the description and calibre you described. I'm going to choose not to believe you on this..

oh, btw, how's your 'partnership' with EA? Lol.
  09:33:20  26 April 2005
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I found the compensator in the same alley I found the AKSU in after taking a look in there for more goodies. I agree though, the sound could deafen someone with such a short barrel, but it was longer than the normal AKS. I sold the compensator to an antique store for 5000 rubles [pretty cheap, now that I think of it].

Hmm, that link is dead for some reason. [EDIT] FIXED THE LINK!
  09:23:37  26 April 2005
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That link is dead for me.

And I severly doubt that you'd want to fire the thirty calibre round through such a short barrel. The ak47 is already reportedly violent to fire. Cutting back the barrel would further decrease its pittiful accuracy, decrease its controllability, and hamstring its muzzle velocity and range. At the very least it would require a compensator to keep the barrel down and to cycle the action of the very heavy bolt assembly.
  07:39:33  26 April 2005
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[link]world.guns.ru/assault/as03-e.htm[/link]

My mistake, I meant to say that it fires the normal AK-47 round: the 7.62mmx39 round [the barrel is a little longer and the stock is fixed and it was fitted with internal weights to reduce recoil] it could also be reconfigured to fire the 5.45mmx39 Soviet round, a Spetsnaz officer told me when he took a look at it in the market I sold it in. He was a pretty nice guy actually and did not arrest me for posession of an illegal firearm since I found it. He bought it for his collection since Soldiers are allowed to own weapons in Russia but citizens are allowed to own hunting rifles and other weapons by police permit. Also, Adam Therio, I did not say that YOUR guys dropped it, some American regiment was sent over to keep an eye in us, since Bush doesn'tlike Russians, you know, bein a redneck an all.....
 
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