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    March 9th, 2015 5:29 PM
    Oh, that's really cool!! :O How long's the talk need to be? Is it going to be recorded? You're there representing your company, I take it?

    Best of luck to you!

    I was worried when I heard not-so-good Sega news again, but sounds like things are going well for you :)

    Lots of overtime for me lately too, but not for anything as interesting as that. We've thrown the whole company onto one project together to try and get it done as quick as possible. Originally belonged just to my team, so I'm doing a lot of QA and testing and helping everyone on top of other things due to tacit knowledge
  2. El Héroe Oscuro
    March 9th, 2015 10:13 AM
    El Héroe Oscuro
    March 8th, 2015 5:50 PM
    Hey :D How's it going?
  4. Nihilego
    March 7th, 2015 4:49 PM
    Are you still working at the... video game animation place, I wanna say? Could be totally wrong there haha.

    Been busy with uni really. Work, deadlines, applications, etc. left right and centre. Staying on top of it all though which is nice. 8) St. Patrick's has been in the back of my mind really but it's always fun; Manchester always absolutely buzzes on St. Patrick's and whatever you get up to you have a good time just going outside and wandering about. I'll just see what people are up to and see if something comes of it really - it's not hard at all to make stuff happen! Do you tend to do much for it?
  5. Nihilego
    March 6th, 2015 1:33 PM

    it's been a while how are you doing?!
  6. El Héroe Oscuro
    March 6th, 2015 9:47 AM
    El Héroe Oscuro
  7. El Héroe Oscuro
    March 6th, 2015 3:44 AM
    El Héroe Oscuro
    One of these days I'll also add you on Skype haha. I have a shot memory at times, need to work on that.
  8. McCree
    March 5th, 2015 5:02 PM
    How's life. How often do you come back to the motherland?
  9. El Héroe Oscuro
    March 5th, 2015 4:08 AM
    El Héroe Oscuro
    I want to send you more questions but laziness has truly kicked in. Blaaah
  10. McCree
    March 4th, 2015 4:33 PM
    Good! Reading our VM history is the weirdest trip down memory lane. And you're leaving me on a total cliffhanger in your AMA thread.

    How are you?
  11. Lucid
    March 4th, 2015 10:06 AM
    Dawwww, thnx XD
  12. gimmepie
    March 3rd, 2015 5:56 PM
    Actually, staying in character is something I normally don't have to worry about too much thankfully. Most of the care I take is in trying to make sure my posts don't weird weird so the other people playing can enjoy them.

    The various styles of ballroom, there's actually three competitive styles in Australia and all of the people I teach compete in all three. I really do hope it comes to fruition, it will drastically improve my financial situation if it does. The problem is convincing my boss it is worth while. Even though I can guarantee she'll earn more money than she is now, she's hesitant about how cheap I want to make it.

    Oh I didn't doubt for one moment that it would be a difficult or busy job, although I have to say three meetings in a day is pretty extreme. Still, anyone who read your post in the jobs thread is quite likely to want to mob you, there are a lot of people desperate to work in the gaming industry on PC alone.

    I didn't get to sleep until 6:30 this morning (yay insomnia!) so I ended up watching hours upon hours of anime and half a movie. Does that count as something new?
  13. Honest
    March 3rd, 2015 4:13 PM
    That's good to hear =] And things are rather meh on my end. Work and school are being, well, what you would expect from work and school. That's honestly about it
  14. Belldandy
    March 3rd, 2015 4:09 PM
    Sounds exciting!

    The same professor wants to go for coffee / tea in the café on the first floor of my uOttawa job. She's so kind. Last time I had confronted her in order to explain my concerns about a professor I didn't feel comfortable approaching. She's friends with that professor, so she understands her mannerisms.

    In any case, this time we talked about my French tutoring I do on Tuesdays. I had mentioned to her that my "students" had cancelled today and that I was available to see her earlier in the afternoon, but unfortunately she was busy till 15h00. I explained how the tutoring works - going over grammar first, looking at homework (if applicable), but mostly reading children's books aloud in order to correct pronunciation - and she was thrilled about it. We talked about the one class I'm taking - FLS3761 (she taught me FLS2761, the prerequisite course) - and how unequal the classes are ability-wise now. She says it's such an odd phenomenon: there's no middle anymore (70%). Either the students are 80%+ or under 50%. She's perplexed by it but attributes it to effort and laziness. She says I'm the kind of students all professors want because I do ask so many questions (thereby showing interest in material) and it's obvious that I put in a lot of effort.

    We talked about work, too, and how laziness is seen there. I was saying how perturbing it is that students and workers sometimes accept offers of admission or positions and then waste the opportunity. For every person that does that, another person was rejected and may have taken it more seriously or needed it more (such as a single parent with kids to feed). I explained that there are people I work with that, on the weekends when the full-timers aren't there to supervise, spend time doing their homework and sending private emails on the work computers for hours rather than helping out with the work. They're paid 13$ to do really basic things to begin with, and they twitter away their time on the PC on the weekends when they know they can't do that. I'd feel so much shame knowing I was doing that and someone else was picking up my slack. She liked the wording of "There's no shame left in the world" (said in French, though) because she completely agreed.

    Anyway, had pasta for dinnies. Tomorrow I have school and work! and homework. Tonight is essay writing
  15. Belldandy
    March 3rd, 2015 1:11 PM
    Oooo OK disclosure rules! Got'cha.

    I was reading on Jewish spatial tension in Montreal, QC. Very boring I have to make a resume on it, too. Ugh.

    Had a wonderful chat with a prof today! She's so supportive. Very nice lady

    It's night for you, right KuKu? What did'ja do today?

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    I'm Kura and I've been at PC ever since 2004!

    I currently work as a Lead Animator at SEGA (The Creative Assembly) in the UK.

    I love drawing, animation, and art! I also love fashion and cosplay, and baking, fitness, health, and making new friends :3

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Posted July 14th, 2015 at 10:51 AM by Kura Comments 3
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So, I sorta missed out on the deadline with the whole.. successes and failures blog competition thing, but I wanted to post something anyway since it's a subject that spoke out to me recently.

Sometimes, success can be a real matter of perspective, and sometimes, it's not always visible. We, as onlookers can point to others and assume that "this person is succeeding" and "this person hasn't really gotten that far" when we really don't know their whole story. We can also safely assume...

Posted July 12th, 2015 at 11:49 PM by Kura Comments 3
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Hey guys! My gaming studio is hiring an in-house moderator right now.

Contact me if you're interested and would like a referral. You may be looked at more seriously if I submit your resume and examples on your behalf and put in a good word.
You need to be over 18 to apply and note that this job is in the United Kingdom, so please.. only serious applicants.

Posted June 22nd, 2014 at 4:33 AM by Kura Comments 4
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Hey! How has everyone been??
I know I haven't been the most active person these past couple of months, but hopefully I'll start getting back into the swing of things now that I've started to find a bit of balance in my day to day!
I see loads of new faces, though I'm unsure how many are name-changes and how many are newbies, so you might have to help me out here!

Anyway, hmm in case you're wondering what I've been up to:
-I visited some family and friends back in Canada...

Posted January 20th, 2014 at 12:48 PM by Kura Comments 5
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Hey everyone! Long time no blog, huh? I thought to hit you guys with something new!
I've got two restaurants for you; one great, and one that's not so great. Let's start with the not so great one! And I'll write about the great one at a later date!

Pizza Express- Balham
47 Bedford Hill, London SW12 9EY


So for all of those that might not be aware, Pizza Express is your standard chain-pizzeria

Posted December 17th, 2013 at 4:32 PM by Kura Comments 1
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In ways, I feel quite a lot older this time of year- and thinking back, I realize how living on my own has changed me a lot, and even when I think I am mature, I look back again and see how much I mature further.

That being said, I realize that this Christmas, what I really want is the comforting feeling of friends and family around- and just being happy to be there in their presence. Now, this Christmas, I am away from my parents and brother and other family (it's too expensive to...
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