Last week, stormsearch and I spent a couple of days walking the coastline in East Lothian. Pictures from the first day, Tantallon to Tyninghame, have just absorbed my entire monthly quota on my free Flickr account. I need to stop going to picturesque places. This is going to get expensive.
Or maybe I could start resizing the damn things before I upload.
Who remembers Tau Ceti? Probably one of the most awesome games of the 8-bit era, and certainly the one that I wasted the most of my childhood on after the original Pirates!. Had a proper 3D first-person view and shadow rendering. The buildings on the surface of the planet were several kinds of odd cylindrical shape (generated using a table of line widths, I believe), like this:
I must dust off the old CPC6128 some day. I still have a working machine and the disc still works.
Continuing the video-game theme, there were barnacles from Half-Life, too.
It's also stormsearch's preferred stamping grounds.
The full set is on the Flickr. Photos from Day Two will be up in due course, but I may have to wait for my quota to refresh.