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Just watched the gameplay reveal for Starfield, it looks interesting, but I'm not sure if it is something I would like. I mean it at least sounds like it's going to have a lot of content since you can explore entire planets, and there are like 100 systems of planets you can find. Of course whether each planet will be unique and worth exploring is an entirely different story, but that would be the hope from this game.

Anyway this got me thinking, if you can explore a whole planet in this game, it would be great if they let us explore each continent of Tamriel in TES VI. Maybe that is unrealistic, but I think it could be a cool feature. Also they should bring back levitation – you can fly around on a jetpack in Starfield, so it seems like they no longer are using individual cells for locations that would mess up seamless levitation across the map.
I am worried that a lot of the planets will be copy and paste in Starfield. I hope they will have some good variety. The ground combat seemed rather generic but the space battles look awesome. That's what has me most excited.
 

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Just watched the gameplay reveal for Starfield, it looks interesting, but I'm not sure if it is something I would like. I mean it at least sounds like it's going to have a lot of content since you can explore entire planets, and there are like 100 systems of planets you can find. Of course whether each planet will be unique and worth exploring is an entirely different story, but that would be the hope from this game.

Anyway this got me thinking, if you can explore a whole planet in this game, it would be great if they let us explore each continent of Tamriel in TES VI. Maybe that is unrealistic, but I think it could be a cool feature. Also they should bring back levitation – you can fly around on a jetpack in Starfield, so it seems like they no longer are using individual cells for locations that would mess up seamless levitation across the map.
My hope is that while exploring an ice planet, your ship's engines give out, and they explode, sending shrapnel everywhere. One of the pieces of shrapnel flies across the room, and hits you in the head, making you black out.

You then wake up in the back of a cart pulled by horses. Your hands are bound, and you notice a tall, blonde man looking at you.

He says, "Hey, you! You're finally awake! You were trying to cross the border, right?"

Only then, do you realize that you've stumbled into Skyrim, yet again.
 

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Latest exercise I've been doing on guitar is a real pain.

Basically, when I practice, my goal, in terms of technique and endurance, is to always have an extra gear to tap into, but usually never need to call upon.

So that means extreme, brutal exercises dominate my technique practice.

I noticed that my downpicked rhythms don't have that extra gear, and much like Brendon Smalls of Dethklok and Galaktikon, who admits such rhythms are tough for him, it feels like I'm barely reaching the finish line, rather than smoothly cruising over it.

So, lately, I've been trying to get my downpicked rhythms up to eighth note triplets at 130 bpm.

It doesn't sound crazy, but only using one pickstroke to pick eighth note triplets at 130 bpm is way harder than it seems. It's a real workout for the picking hand.
 

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Just went out to check out a new haircut place, and also tried a new sandwich shop while I was at it. But then when I got home there was an ambulance in front of my house.

Apparently my grandmother was struggling to breathe. Mom called paramedics and they checked on her and she seems fine now. She didn't end up going to the hospital.

But man is it scary to suddenly find an ambulance outside your home after you've been away and have no idea why.
 

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Here’s an interesting story

So at first I was kind of upset for some reason today, and when walking along the beach I heard thunder a few times but my mom wasn’t worried because it was really bright out

But then the clouds starting getting really dark. Mom was then pretty worried. And in a surprising turn of events, the sand picked up and started blowing really hard, pelting us. I actually have a bit of a bleeding mark. Mom almost lost our bag and her car keys, but luckily we found them. We were pretty worried

We were covered in sand, but we turned out fine. After the whole ordeal was over, we started laughing really hard, because something like that came and went. I’ve never had this happen to me before so it certainly was an interesting day
 

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It's honestly adorable how obsessed my little brother is of Link. He has two tiny chibi plushies. One is Link from botw, and the other is from wind waker. Because the ww link plush is smaller, he decided to call him 'baby link'. He takes them everywhere. To church, in the car, to bed, anywhere. He also loves to watch us play botw and other zelda games. We've been watching a lot of shar videos on repeat today, and every time Link appears he'll start smiling so big. And then he'll say in his cute toddler voice, "It's Link!" "It's Link!"

<3 <3 <3
 

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I was looking tbrough old stuff earlier today in our attic and I found a container of sidewalk chalk I used when I was a kid, I have lots of memories of drawing on the big concrete slab in our backyard during the spring and summer.

Anyway, I also found some mystery/thriller book called "And Then There Were None" that I don't ever remember reading. My only guess is my older sister must have got this book at somepoint, it has a sticker on the back from an old book store that used to exist in our neighborhood. It got me all nostalgic also of going to that bookstore every summer to get books for summer reading. I also remember the lady that owned the store being extremely nice, and I'm kind of sad I can't remember her name.

Definitely going to read this book now though, lol.

Besides that, I'm also thinking about buying one of those pencil extender thingys so I can continue using my fave pencil that is now a stub lol
 

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