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11 Jan

January Movie Preview

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January! The dumping ground is open! The awards bait bobs at the top while expensive flops get abandoned! Good times all around. It’s a light month, even including last week’s single release there are only 8 this month, so let’s … Read the rest

11 Jan

Dev Blog 33 — Logo Galore

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Huge milestone this week. The footage for Ep 1 of The Oracle has been shot and I’m working on the edit today. As a result I’m pleased to reveal the logo for the show, pictured above.

I shot in what … Read the rest

4 Jan

Dev Blog 32 — It’s Time To Play The Music, etc.

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A new year is upon us, and the ramp-up to shooting The Oracle has started.

Over the holidays and with the assistance of my wonderful wife, we dipped our toes into some fabrication and prop making. Always good fun, but … Read the rest

21 Dec

Dev Blog 31 — 2018 Wrapup

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In April of this year I began my “year of Operation: PUG”, having the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take a year and focus on the site and figure out where it was going what what I personally want out of it.… Read the rest

16 Dec

PUGCast 70 — The TwentyEighteenCast

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We wrap up 2018 as only the O:P crew can: talking about video games and stuff!

  • T-shirt Check
  • Shoutout to Steve Spohn for his TGA award
  • Game store front ends. Ugh.
  • Tales from ForkKnife
  • Kevin’s been playing Assassins Creed Odyssey.
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14 Dec

Dev Blog 30 — Plan B

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There are a few constants I’ve discovered since dipping a toe into the puppet-sphere: 

1) Everyone is busy
2) Nothing happens quickly

Yes this could also be an observation about everyone and everything, but I’ve been happily surprised at how … Read the rest

7 Dec

December Movie Preview

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December! It’s the end of a hell year! Let’s wrap it up! 2019 will be better, right? Right? Anyway, lots of blockbusters and awards bait, so let’s dig in.

  1. SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE – Dec. 14. When Sony announced an
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7 Dec

Dev Blog 29 — Perpetual Test

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I live in Premiere now

Another challenging, uneven week as it always is near the holidays.

I had hoped to start shooting some of the actual show this week, but as I’ve been doing more monitor practice, it started becoming … Read the rest

1 Dec

PUGCast 69 — The ReturnOfTheCast

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You thought you could escape, but NO! We’re back! Tremble before our slightly different format!

– T-shirt Check
– New format!
– YouTube holes: Sesame Street, Ricky Jay, lathe turning
– Andrew’s Excellent Halifax Adventure
– PUG stuff: Ep 3 … Read the rest

30 Nov

Dev Blog 28 — Puppet Regime

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An uneven week, owing largely to delivery delays and my own poor sleep cycle, but I continue to stagger erratically into the future.

On the cartoon front, the goatmen models continue to develop. The 3/4 view now has full lip-sync … Read the rest

23 Nov

Dev Blog 27 — Lurching Forward

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Last week didn’t exist. Okay it did, but I had to take care of some very un-fun medical stuff that required time so I didn’t get a whole lot done. Happy to report everything is fine and this week I … Read the rest

9 Nov

November Movie Preview

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November! American Thanksgiving! Blockbusters! Awards bait! Well, usually. Honestly, this is a pretty rough month. Most of the big films have been getting very disappointing reviews, so consider this a warning to what’s ahead. Still, stiff upper lip, what what!… Read the rest