Hope for an affordable render service option

When hope on affordable cloud/online render farms was pretty much lost, I came to be aware of one service that offers, amongst others, a $35/m price plan which proves to be quite affordable for current circumstances. A monthy price plan meaning that multiple projects can be rendered inbetween at no extra charge. There indeed exist a set limit on projects complexity but that looks way over the average complexity level on current animation projects – Read more…

Homemade 2D vector art mainly for kids stories

Often time lately, I have opted to creating needed image art locally for one of a couple of reasons. First off, I reckoned image art would not only complement the Kids short stories but should on their own be fun to preview for little ones. And below are various reasons that have often times moved me to consider mumbling an image art myself. In the past I have used ready rendered frames images while other Read more…

Some 3 site structural changes I wish to effect

Merging the Journal subdomain with Communications: Not only should this help in cutting down work involved in managing multiple sites but also to help bring together these two content types that seem a lot alike (for the reader’s convenience). Upgrade the current medium tier shared hosting plan to perhaps large. The current plan was never an issue as there was essentially no traffic (nor could any thronging be rationally anticipation) – but lately, as I Read more…

Typical Toy arrogances that will vex or lead to stumbling

Amongst our aspired Christian-friendly centered projects is the curating/creating¬† of toys that should complement a Christian parent’s earthly pilgrimage. Toys that should be free of a fallen man’s arrogances, amongst other vanities. These we shall both labour to curate from existing toys supplies as well as mobilizing a custom manufacturing of toys designed as per our blue prints. And then futher labour to make these available at possibly subsidised prices (including shipping). We expect to Read more…

Recently acquired 3D humanoid family set

Despite the simplicity that the 3D humanoid assets here certainly offered, a need became that brought me to consider replacing them. I admit feeling their limblessness would potentially make it hard to relate to the viewer’s life but again felt it was all I could afford at the time. This mindset continued until my older son (who was at the time not new to animations based on the same assets) asked me where their hands Read more…

Considering to register the work as a Faith-Based NPO

NB. A post script added in blue towards the bottom of the page I got to carry out the purposed study and now feel I better understand how availing a legal identity should be more beneficial – NPO to be specific. Yes it appears that the Trust under which Mr Muller operated the orphanage also falls under NPOs here in South Africa. Unfortunately, the process of registering an NPO in the country takes upto two Read more…

My mind on YouTube and Christianity

N.B Post has a post script at the bottom Any enlightened eye that have had occasion to consider will agree with me that YouTube is for the most part not Christian friendly – despite that that it can be quite resourceful at times. Now while I would rather that Christians setup and keep their own curate list of Christian friendly informative and leasure videos, I understand that some may be compelled to depend a little Read more…

Committing to proofread all text based content

As accounted on the communication post here, virtually all past publications were done in rather haste. And one of the areas that suffered as a result of the said fact was proofreading of text publications. And hence errors, omissions and prhaps inconsistencies would often be noted here and there. Well, while any enlightened eye would still be able to discern earnestness from virtually all such publications, inconsistencie are never complimentary. But again as hoped on Read more…

3D texturing recently looked at and tried out

On earlier 3D animation work, I had deliberately overlooked the use of textures (both image as well as procedural) whenever I felt I could. This was so because 1. It is an extra/additinal step on its own and leaving it out and simply using basic coloring saves time. 2. I had not really gotten to have a good look at how exactly texturing is done. 3. It can be resource intensive and as a results Read more…

My mind on public television and Christianity

Overview While much is often said and discussed, I am fully persuated that the foregoing is one of the rational ways to look at the subject of television and Christianity. And then to be able tell if TV is to be at all a Christian’s portion. To best present my position, I reckon I should first draw the reader’s attention to the following sad facts about humanity. That until a man’s will is subject to Read more…

Lizzy’s lost and found notes pencil | Forgiveness

Story theme: A Christian friendly short story meant to reinforce the doctrine of forgiveness. While I judge it’s fairly sensible, this is one of the short stories written in rather haste. On one Saturday afternoon – in the ending of another Sunday school session, Wendy was sorbing. Lizzy, a little girl that was recently admitted to Sunday school, accused her of having kept her notes pencil. Lizzy sadly held onto this idea despite that she Read more…

Mendy’s first day at preschool (Fun & bedtime story)

Story theme: While featuring little ones on it, the moral of this Christian friendly story seems to apply more on parents. It may still work well for bedtime particularly for little ones due for preschool. Otherwise this is one the short stories written in rather haste. It was Monday in the morning and Mendy, the only child of her Christian parents – the Jones, was literally up right and early. Well she was finally due Read more…

A Christian friendly Loop Taxi for Android & PC

  • Game title: Loop Taxi
  • Game controls: UI buttons & Keyboard
  • Platforms: Android & PC (iOS & Mac pending)
  • Apk size: 24MB for Android
  • Zip size: 17MB for PC
  • Number of levels: One
  • Game description: On this Christian friendly game, the player picks up fares and delivered them to their desired destinations.

Game project notes: This Christian friendly intended taxi game currently features a single level but proves to can permit varied levels (based on location, destinations and designation distances). As with several other games already published, the Loop Taxi can appreciate much tweaking.

It is unfortunately a game created during my season of straightness. A season where carefulness seems to come from multiple sides – with monthly earnings getting overwhelmed by monthly obligations. And we still have not been able to sell our old KIA. Consequently the desired relocation has not been made a possibility.

Loop Taxi is therefore a game that has perhaps seen the longest publication waiting period. While desiring relief, we are well resigned to take on this season of want patiently for as long as the Lord would.

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Christian friendly loop taxi game attempted

I lately desired to and also went on to attempt a simple loop taxi game. As with all attempted games to date (and ever going on I expect), Christian friendliness had to make up the cornerstone. Hence I took much care in choosing of the humanoid fare sprite. Also, the taxi composition had to shun well away from vanities such as super sized wheels and fiery vinyl The engine speed also had/has to be tamed Read more…

Christian thanksgiving – Christian friendly animation

Video note: A short Christian thanksgiving animation for kids. The short film video animation seeks to revise the meetness of thanksgiving for all goodness received – whether through indirect means of providence or a bare miracle. And no the apple falling was not particularly meant to denote a special miracle but plain chance or coincidence (Yes it’s true that no chance/coincident is found outside the providence of God though). Project notes: I am earnestly considering Read more…