Noisysundae's News

Just posted this to replace the old one on my profile.

2017-10-11 11:13:30 by Noisysundae
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Latest sundae: Heart of the mountain
(The small embedded player was gone with the old audio player. Pasting the link is the best we can do now.)


And that snowstorm landscape below comes with the sundae. view it at the art portal

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Talk about this wallpaper

ㅤㅤ"I originally didn't intend to make another snow themed art, but the snowstorm effect I was experimenting just suits too well with the icebergs for me. :P

ㅤㅤHere's the rendered image from Blender. Was going to make a rock mountain landscape with some fake sunbeams for epicness, but nevermind."

ㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤ— The Founder


Animated wallpapers

ㅤㅤStarting with this sundae, we introduce another type of souvenir for our customers. It's the seamlessly looped videos to be used as a live wallpaper. They're almost like those unique visualizers except that these videos are short and...well...they don't interact with the sound. All videos are 1080p MP4 @ 60fps. For people who use Wallpaper Engine, the wallpaper is also available in the Steam Workshop.

Heart of the mountain live wallpaper: Wallpaper Engine / MP4


Upcoming sundae

ㅤㅤOur founder is attending the commencement in early November so we expect a new sundae to be released around that time. We must make something to celebrate!


Rome wasn't built in a day, but this one was.

2017-07-11 09:41:52 by Noisysundae
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For the sake of NGADM'17, I spent a night with no sleep and coffee. I did that to see the extended deadline the next morning.

NGADM'17 current round thread
The playlist of submitted tracks in this round

I've been placed against @AceMantra despite differences in our usual genres. Anyway, both my track and his in this round was rushed, at least when the original deadline kicked in. I'm fine whether I win or lose. Winning means Noisysundae will have more new tracks in the list, while losing means I'll have some rest before doing whatever I wanna do next.


Hmmm...whatever I wanna do next...

  • Getting a job : Waiting for the answers. Sent some letters for the software developer positions. I prefer the game development but the industry doesn't go so well in Thailand atm. Planning to make my portfolio with Unity.
  • Decay Project : Intend to start over due to bad data structures and some spaghetti codes.
  • Noisysundae Visualizer 3.0 + renovation : Been having it in mind since I released Bittersweet. I guess I'm gonna do it later this year.
  • Game designs : I have secretly written some game design documents from time to time.
    Speaking of which, I don't like leaving those ideas as a thought in my head (the game concepts are just too big for a human brain to memorize, you know), I must make all my ideas structured. Have you ever tried to create your own paper game in class? I have, and those cost me a few fully written notebooks. Hell, I just realized I got addicted to this thing since the elementary school! I also made some random tracks with my dad's 3310 back then. XD

Oops, I made a wall of text. :P


I knew I'm a man full of broken promises...

2017-06-10 22:58:24 by Noisysundae
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...but I made it at last!

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It has a unique visualizer and a wallpaper, but I can't upload them as submissions here due to the Minecraft game footage. Even though it's my own creation there, I'm not sure if a footage from a game is prohibited. Better safe than sorry.

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And if I'm lucky enough to get through the NGADM'17 Auditions, expect more sundaes from me. ;)


Took me long enough.

2017-06-06 04:17:51 by Noisysundae
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A short message: I (eventually) finish a new sundae! Here's the proof.

I'm not releasing this yet because I'm currently working on the unique visualizer. The graduation project pushed me too far from my comfort zone back then, and I spent my leisure time to rest instead. I'm a bit less busy now.


Day 8037 : Just another day

2017-01-27 20:20:38 by Noisysundae

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A few hours left! Hurry up before the e-mail I got from NG become meaningless!

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Apart from my birthday, I got a new laptop now. My old one's GPU was broken and was replaced. I passed it to my sister. The main cause of buying a new laptop is I was going to the Thailand Game Jam site. It was my first time. Had only 2 hours of sleep each day. Here's the game page. I did the coding on player controller, camera, and definitely, the audio. My team made the wrong decision trying to make a LAN multiplayer game. :P


HNY '17

2017-01-01 00:12:44 by Noisysundae
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Happy new year everyone! Hope you guys have a better year than that scumbag 2016! :D

Unfortunately, I might not deliver a new sundae in time because of my recent trip and I just arrived at home last night. Anyway, here's my greeting card! This was on December 30th at Phu Chi Fa (ภูชี้ฟ้า), Chiang Rai Province, Thailand.

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The next release is coming with an update on the visualizer too. Some new animations on the end screen. ;)



Making a new sundae after not posting anything new for a couple of months straight.
Here's a random intro.

At this moment, I still have a major problem with my AMD graphic driver. It installed its update in that freaking system32 folder. One of these two happens if I try opening any program with heavy graphics: the screen flickers randomly, or the whole system goes blank. In the latter case, the audio still plays a bit longer before it goes silent. For example, if that occurs when I listen to a music playlist. The current track continues playing, ends, and doesn't play the next track. I can't check if the computer is frozen because of the black screen.

The Decay project is paused since August because of the problems mentioned above. Anyway, I installed Photoshop and After Effects on a temporary OS so there's no problem rendering the visualizer and wallpaper.

New year, new OS, I guess.

Disclaimer : Before you ask, doing system restore doesn't remove anything inside system32. The only way is to reinstall Windows.
Oh, and I'm currently broke. Can't afford a better PC yet. :/


In memory of King Bhumibol Adulyadej

2016-10-14 06:23:02 by Noisysundae
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We went inactive for a couple of months, but as soon as we saw a local news yesterday, we made a voxel character resembles our founder in his university outfit standing for our beloved king.

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He was a good leader. Despite not taking many actions in politics, he started thousands of projects during his lifetime to help Thai people especially in agriculture, one of Thailand's main industries.

Now it is time for him to rest. We thank him for everything he did. If you are in Cambridge, MA and interested, Mt. Auburn Hospital is his place of birth. Also, there is King Bhumibol Adulyadej Square just half a mile away to the east.


NGUAC + senior year = madness (!= Sparta) / My identity

2016-08-21 10:50:47 by Noisysundae
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The title doesn't relate to any of Madness parodies. It's pure "madness"!

I don't even know if being a finalist of this year's NGUAC is a good or a bad news for me. My schedule gets a lot tighter than what I expected when combined with my senior project, seminar, and the Decay project. This is my objectives on my senior year right now.

  • Make a prototype of the project
  • Finish the abstract of the project's paper
  • Find a seminar topic and talk to the professor

All must be done within the first week of September. And more importantly, I'm so close to having the first-class honors for my degree. Only 0.02 more on the GPA and I'll get it. So, I might focus on studying more for this year. Anyway, I'll try my best to spare time for Decay. I have to pause it atm, unfortunately. It looks like many people here are getting so busy this year, though.

For people who missed all about Decay, click this. Lastly, if you're in Thailand and see a tall guy with a hairy mongolian spot on his left wrist, that's me! I'm pretty sure no one else has it. This naturally keeps me from being a criminal. :P

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2016-07-29 21:04:10 by Noisysundae
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And again, since I've learned enough Blender, I used its particle system for this wallpaper. :P

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I'm still in the NGAUC and still taking a break from 'Decay'. Once I'm out, I'm going to code the tools & weapons in the game. The previous prototype shows all physical abilities Lucas can do. Currently having no unique idea on enemies, though. (Aside from those platformer classics like death spike, turret, and the weight-from-above thingy, of course!)

I'll release the next prototype somewhere in August, but don't expect it to be on time. Due to the upcoming senior game project, (another one) I'm not sure of anything right now. I need to look at how my life is going to be. :/