Quantumsurfer wrote:I was thinking the other day that if I did a LDD timelapse video like that, even at a sped up pace there would still be huge chunks of time of me screwing around looking for a part or trying different combinations to gain the look I desire. Even scrapping whole bits of ship to start over. It'd be a nightmare to watch. You seem to go in with a singular clarity of vision and, I've got to say, that's a mighty impressive ability.
I always struggle with how to explain this to people so here I go . . .
I have a fair few mild, moderate and significant learning difficulties that have been identified (by medical professionals I will add) over the years, I have dyspraxia (which affects hand to eye co-ordination and social skills), dysgraphia (which affects my perception of distances, shapes and sizes), dyslexia (which I'm not entirely sure what it affects, but apparently I have it so mildly that its just a tick in a box on the evaluation papers) and dyscalcula (which severely impacts my ability to do maths beyond the basics of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, fractions and percentages - after that, maths can fuck off). I also have extremely mild touches of (again, just enough to tick a box on paper) ADHD, aspergers and autism (apparently).
In terms of what that means to me, when it comes to gaming, model building, LDD and generally finding my way around - when I build anything, I can image it in my head fully built, and revolve it around in my head much in the same way you would open someone elses LDD files, it just appears fully formed and I spin it around in my head, zooming in and out and pretty much building it brick by brick before I then open LDD and build it, brick by brick.
Which is pretty much what I do before I even open LDD, or build with bricks IRL. Its both a blessing and a curse, because I can never play any kind of first person shooter in multiplayer on the same console, or if I do, I have to turn the radar function in the game off, because rather than watching the little red dots in the corner and guessing where other players are, I always know where you are - all the fucking time, even on other floors. It's not just good guessing, I am busy moving every single dot in my head like having another map - meaning I hunt people down like a fucking cruise missile.
With great power, comes accusations of screen watching.
Now . . onto the fourth build of the day!
-- SCYTHIAN NAVAL CODEX --
-- BAVARIAN "HEHLER" CLASS FREIGHTER --
The Bavarian Hehler class freighter is a recent addition to their fleet - as their wars between alliances and empires forced them to create a Bavarian trade and mercantile sector from effectively nothing. The result of the Hehler is basically a small cargo hauler, which is basically a docking arm with enough space to carry four container crates, an engine, a single bunk, mess, comms room and bridge.
The life of a Bavarian hauler is one of loneliness and low pay checks it would seem. At least the view would be rather pretty from the 120 degree bridge view.