Again it seems I only remember to pop back around when I do something related to the good ol' days with Gamemaker (Played a full game of Project Scarlet last night).
"I'm surprised you didn't mention Scarlet. Do you still play that?" - Kamira
As always, I must mention Scarlet.
If you're still interested in playing SnY / Project Scarlet, feel free to add me on Skype (Echyion), just make sure you let me know who you are. Summer is usually when we start arranging games again and reliving the glory days, and we had 7 players last night / this morning.
On the slight chance that you did read, or will probably read my previous post, life indeed kicked me in the ass, at least in the context of ambition (I wasn't shot or something extreme so I can't be too melodramatic here).
I didn't get into the college I wanted to. It's not just the education, but also the enormous amount of connections I have there. It wasn't a huge deal to me until I visited for my brother's graduation, and met all the people I'd met previously through random encounters (Half my LoL team), friends that attend, friends of friends that know me, friends of my brother.etc and damn it was bittersweet.
Long story short, I realized pretty quickly why I didn't get in. Maybe I can do a good enough job BSing my way to plenty of other colleges, but for a school like CMU, turning in 30m-1hr work and Freshman/Sophmore exercises won't cut it.
Like I somewhat implied before, when I finally screw up, the regret and potential usually kicks my rear in gear. Seeing what I could've had really rubbed salt in my wounds. Since that time I've been slowly fixing my work ethic. I mean transferring is still somewhat of an option, but I need to actually earn it. So this summer will be and has been spent on creating a portfolio that accurately reflects my interests and potential, whether I decide to try to transfer or not.
So here's to a not half-assed ambition.
I'll be attending UCSD in the fall.
Oh, and on the topic of ambition, I found this hilarious. Let's go back ~6 years and re-experience why a 12 year old has problems on the internet.
"MY REAL ONLINE NAME IS ETHELON"
I'm gonna quote that for years.