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Ainhua Cloudwren

May 22, 2016 Uncategorized  No comments

Ok,

I have been working on the back stories of my Black Desert Online characters and I decided to kill two birds with stone tonight by both forcing myself to paint something and get a bit of a concept going of one of the mothers, and after 2 or 3 hours this is a very brief base on which I can build. Note: none of this is final, just nutting out some ideas and putting a face to the name.

 

Ainhua Cloudwren is the second wife, and the mother of Dapple, Kilyria and Talissin.

A huntress, accomplished in the use of bow and short sword, skills that her daughters inherited in one form or another and made their own.

Only young when she married and had her girls, she had time and energy to show them the ways of the hunt, of being swift and bold, stalk and kill and get out of

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Some screens

December 23, 2012 Uncategorized  No comments

crossing the linesCouple of screens from a recent Offensive Patrol that I shared at the BOS forums.

A silly English lad decided that the odds were in his favor, taking his dinky little D.H.2 up against a flight of 4 Alby II's.

 

The attack begins

His chances were slim, even now

Unfair fight? Well...I guess he had it coming.


 

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Rise Of Flight

November 17, 2012 Flight SimsGamingRise of FlightUncategorized  No comments

DVII and trainWreeeooommwreeeooomwreeooommmm
 

Ok so recently I have been getting back into flight simming, I used to do it many years ago but have not really played around with many since the original Il2 Sturmovik, which still remains to me the greatest flight sim ever (seriously, try the full 1946 version with the Ultrapack and Dark Blue World installed, its great) and I have recently discovered this WWI sim, Rise Of Flight.

 

Basically, it was originally released as a normal product, but then it changed to this F2P version, where as you can download the full game which comes with tow included aircraft (one for allies, one for axis) and you can buy additional planes via their store.

I am finicky about such business models, as sometimes it is simply money grubbing, but at

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Welcome

November 17, 2012 Uncategorized  No comments

Ok so my last wordpress blog broke for some reason, I have no idea why. This is a fresh install of the same software and hope it will stay working better than the last one. I will be transfering a blogger blog to this site as well as soon as I figure the process out so it will work as a back up. Watch the front page of the main site http://grinningmonk.com for updates/changes

 

Older article formt eh blog are kinda viewable I think here: Old Blog

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