I’m probably becoming a little bored with FFXV again, even Anseling. After a while I feel like everything screenshot-wise starts to look the same or something. Would help if I played more story sections perhaps, or used more NPC mods, but constant swapping of save files, mods, and cheatengine tables becomes annoying. I’ve already taken a lot of story screens anyway, but they were posted in the old Imgur folders instead of this blog (linked to in the page headers up top).
Catching up with films/TV and running through Amazon finally looking for bluray’s of fave films. When VHS was a thing I bought tons of those (still have most in storage boxes) and bought a fair number of DVD collections, but I’ve bought very few bluray’s since I now typically stream vs. physical media. Noticed 4k blurays are cheapish these days, perhaps it’s time for a 4k bluray player. Or wait 8-10 more years for 8k. You know it’s coming. A few “8k” tv’s already exist, but there’s no actual 8k content so what’s the point, yet. But an 8k, 75+ inch TV + 8k versions of Aliens or Terminator 2 or Lord of the Rings or some animes … I might never leave the recliner. Or go to a theater again, ever. Not that I go to theaters much at all, already. We’re getting close to buying a new main/living room TV – it’ll be at least a 65-incher this time. That’ll be fun to occasionally game on (might inspire me to buy the new gen. Playstation). Lately I want bigger and bigger screens. I’m seriously considering chucking the 43″ 4k TV that sits *on* my desk and mounting a giant 4k TV on the wall behind my desk for PC use, instead. Super-size me.
Having younger and older in the same shot is from Gladio subbing for younger. It’s an ok model-swap but per usual Gladio’s specific expressions on someone else’s face look a bit odd from time to time.
Ravus is still my personal fave guest to have around tho … and Umbra.
It’s pretty high quality too, both texture-wise and working fairly well with the combat animations.
It’s a body-replacer mod for Gladio. I also have a “new” mod that makes Prompto invisible (even his night-light is negated/removed). Which is nice. I used to have mods that could make all 4 bros be invisible, which was great for screenshot options, but the ones for Gladio, Ignis and Prompto were removed from Steam Workshop. So now I can only have invisible Noctis and Prompto … but not Gladio or Ignis. Someone at least make an invisible Gladio mod, please.
(No, I’m not “back” – still largely remaining offline lately – just saw these mods on Steam Workshop and fired up the game for the 1st time in a couple months to take a few pics of them. Ha. I might post more in late Fall/Winter again. Maybe.)
Someone made a blue suit for Ignis. It’s a little shiny in bright light, but I still like it.
Nightyswolf is a Steam Workshop modder that I’ve grabbed a lot of mods from. You can get these outfits and others here.
Here’s a short video of them in “action.” Made me giggle.
The video editor program I’ve decided to use is called Shotcut and is pretty good for free, open-source software. Can do all the basic simple things most people would want to do. More importantly, it will read/open and handle my huge Fraps .avi files (at least on my PC), where a lot of freebie editors I’ve tried, can’t/won’t. I still use VirtualDub to do the initial clip editing then toss it in Shortcut for any transitions/titles etc. and the final compression to .mp4 for Youtube.