A tragic fantasy of love and loss, Reversal of the Heart. A little cliche’, but a gorgeous animation, created over the span of two years by Carolyn Chrisman. She totally deserves more recognition for her works.
Took about a week to get this uploaded, but I was building a new computer (more on that in a future video) so I couldn’t edit this. Aaaanyway, here is my unboxing/first impressions of Nintendo’s latest in its line of handheld gaming consoles, the 3DS XL. This is the Limited Pikachu Yellow Edition — FINALLY released to those of us in North America *shakes fist at NOA*. =P
My friend Kris performed in and edited this video (he’s the one playing the ocarina, among other things). Check it out! The song is from a MMORPG called Dream of Mirror Online. Pretty catchy, don’t ya think? :-)
For more from Kris, check out his YouTube Channel here: http://www.youtube.com/user/subakuryu If you like what you hear, don’t hesitate to subscribe! He’s always coming up with new music to perform, and he’s damn good at what he does too! ^_^
Hey guys, just a quick update on what I think of the 3D effect on the 3DS after using it for a little while. Ultimately, I feel that having the 3D Depth Slider up to Max is a bit much for my eyes. At that level, it actually causes me eye strain and it’s difficult to focus. I find that my “sweet spot” as far as the Depth Slider goes is about 48% of the way up. In other words, just ever-so-slightly less than halfway turned up. That’s the perfect spot for my eyes.
Not sure how everyone else is going to feel about the various levels of 3D, as everyone is different and thus may require adjusting to their personal preferences.
So, those of you who have a 3DS: What do you think of the 3D effect? How did you feel when you first experienced it? What’s your “sweet spot” with the Depth Slider?
Hey, hey, guess what I got?! You guessed it! The Nintendo 3DS! Got it just today, on the North American release date even. And guys, I gotta say, this thing is pretty freaking cool. I’m definitely excited about this and the many things that can be done by developers to take advantage of the 3D effects.
So, to commemorate this momentous occasion, I decided to wait until I got home to unbox it for you and the rest of the world! Wasn’t that nice of me? You better be appreciative, guys, ‘cause seriously, it took a lot of willpower for me to wait a whole hour before opening this thing and giving it a whirl. ;)
I have a couple more videos of the 3DS incoming, including an update on what I think of the 3D effect and how it works for me, as well as a size comparison of the 3DS when put next to a DS Lite. So stay tuned for more of the 3DS! :)
Huzzah! My brand new ocarina has finally arrived! Experience the excitement with yours truly firsthand with this nifty unboxing video! :D
I ordered this Focalink Alto C ocarina from Teddy Tseng’s eBay store “Ted’s DoReMe” on January 2nd, it was marked shipped on January 3rd, and it arrived today, exactly one week later, January 10th. Not bad at all for international shipping.
I ordered from him instead of from a U.S. seller like Songbird Ocarina because most U.S. sellers don’t have the Taiwanese-style sub-holes that I wanted. All in all, I’m happy with my purchase. Though I don’t give a demonstration of the ocarina in this video (don’t worry, I will be making videos with this ocarina in the near future :P) after playing it after the video was shot, I was amazed at just how much warmer, richer, and clearer it sounded than my pendant ocarina. Now, there are great and high quality pendant ocarinas out there, but the one I have is not one of them. I found out after doing a bit of research last week that the pendant that I have is actually a Pakistani rip-off of someone else’s design (more on this in a future video). In any case, the differences in sound quality between that pendant and this Focalink blew me away. I don’t think I’ll ever be using that old pendant again.
This is going to take some time for me to get used to. All I know is the English Cross Fingering style that pendant ocarinas use. I’ve never played a transverse ocarina until now, and it’s very different. I’ll need to practice a bunch before I start making any videos with it playing various tunes and such. I don’t know how to play anything on this thing yet. ^^;
Thanks for watching, and look forward to more with this ocarina in the future. :)
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