by erkka
09 Apr 2017, 19:36
Forum: Development News / Author's diary
Topic: Future Of The Skulls, Logs And Forums
Replies: 5
Views: 837

Do you use nails for the shed? Or physics and gravity are enough.
I've used nails for the floor planks. But otherwise this kind of log wall structure holds itself together merely because of basic laws of mechanics + gravity.
by erkka
03 Apr 2017, 18:11
Forum: General
Topic: A Roadtrip To Sami
Replies: 4
Views: 247

<r>In addition to the Thanks videos, we wanted to offer you also a more casual video blog -style footage. So, in case you ever wondered how's the road from Erkka's place to Sami's, you can see it <URL url="https://youtu.be/jxPqikecKKM"><s>[url=https://youtu.be/jxPqikecKKM]</s>here<e>[/url]</e></URL>...
by erkka
23 Mar 2017, 22:34
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Daily Life In Finland
Replies: 16
Views: 324

<r>I think there are several articles written by foreigners in Finland, and how they perceive the culture here. I remember seeing people re-posting a link to <URL url="https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2015/02/five-bad-american-habits-i-kicked-in-finland/385140/"><s>[url=https://www....
by erkka
23 Mar 2017, 20:51
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Daily Life In Finland
Replies: 16
Views: 324

<r><QUOTE><s>[quote]</s> So suppose I'm Finnish. I wake up, it is Monday, what do I have for breakfast? <e>[/quote]</e></QUOTE> Oh, that varies a lot, people have different habits. But some common trends (pick some of these)<br/> <br/> - coffee. It used to be filtered coffee, but nowadays latte and ...
by erkka
19 Mar 2017, 17:23
Forum: General
Topic: Splitting Boards
Replies: 12
Views: 418

Another day, another log, another video :rolleyes:
by erkka
18 Mar 2017, 13:18
Forum: General
Topic: Splitting Boards
Replies: 12
Views: 418

<r><QUOTE><s>[quote]</s>You might check if soaking your crooked boards might help. <e>[/quote]</e></QUOTE> Yeah, I think that is true - for timber which is already dry. This log was still so fresh that there was water foaming out of it as I hit the log with an axe, so at this point the boards are pr...
by erkka
18 Mar 2017, 11:41
Forum: General
Topic: Splitting Boards
Replies: 12
Views: 418

<r>A while ago in a thread in development news -section there was a question about the method of splitting boards. And I promised to test it in real life.<br/> <br/> So, <URL url="http://www.enormouselk.com/?q=erkkasblog/splitting-primitive-boards"><s>[url=http://www.enormouselk.com/?q=erkkasblog/sp...
by erkka
03 Mar 2017, 16:48
Forum: Development News / Author's diary
Topic: 2015 And 2016 Development History Entries
Replies: 4
Views: 336

<r><QUOTE><s>[quote]</s>What do the R's mean?<e>[/quote]</e></QUOTE> The header of the Development History page says:<br/> <br/> ---<br/> <br/> Yearly release pace is noted by line of hyphens ------------ representing twelve months of the year, R meaning release on the given month.<br/> <br/> ---<br...
by erkka
03 Feb 2017, 10:22
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Suspicious Activity
Replies: 10
Views: 379

<r><QUOTE><s>[quote]</s>It should be pretty simple. <e>[/quote]</e></QUOTE> Hehe, well, I didn't say "I don't know how to do it". I only tried to say that lately, for various real-life reasons and circumstances, I haven't had enough working hours to allocate for this kind of task, as I've been busy ...
by erkka
16 Jan 2017, 18:49
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: [solved?] Stuck In Wintertime Sun Cycle
Replies: 8
Views: 221

<r>In addition to what PALU said;<br/> <QUOTE><s>[quote]</s>Are there instructions anywhere on how to get the character files to you? Do I just zip up the whole character folder?<e>[/quote]</e></QUOTE> there's a <URL url="http://z3.invisionfree.com/UrW_forum/index.php?showtopic=2486"><s>[url=http://...
by erkka
14 Jan 2017, 10:42
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: [solved?] Stuck In Wintertime Sun Cycle
Replies: 8
Views: 221

<r><QUOTE><s>[quote]</s> it seems that I have disrupted the sun cycle<e>[/quote]</e></QUOTE> This one makes me puzzled. I just checked the code, and I can't figure out a way mods nor anything else could alter the sun cycle. Sun cycle isn't even saved to the yearly weather data file. The weather simu...
by erkka
13 Jan 2017, 21:01
Forum: Off-topic
Topic: Simple Question
Replies: 9
Views: 283

<r>So maybe it is time to anwer Bakkat's original question:<br/> <br/> Strictly speaking, what comes to 'hidden game mechanics', ie. seemingly meaningless player actions affecting some hidden variables - I assume at the moment the answer is NO - but then it is Sami alone who knows, as the code is so...
by erkka
10 Jan 2017, 20:23
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Finnish Food
Replies: 8
Views: 300

<r>I think there's cultural variation to the Finnish rye bread. (yes, it is sour-dough). In Eastern Finland they make the bread a buxom loaf. In Western Finland they make flat rye bread with hole in the middle - they used to bake a huge load of flat bread at one go, then dry them and hang them near ...
by erkka
10 Jan 2017, 20:08
Forum: Gameplay questions
Topic: Chore Quest Help
Replies: 3
Views: 154

Welcome to the forum, and glad to hear that the woodsman came back :)
by erkka
07 Jan 2017, 11:06
Forum: General
Topic: Every Time I Come Back To Urw I'm Impressed
Replies: 4
Views: 644

<r><QUOTE><s>[quote]</s>Is it really true that the effects of temperature and snowfall on the ground and rapids/water is not hard-coded to the time of year?<e>[/quote]</e></QUOTE> Glad to hear that you've liked it <E>:)</E> Yes, snowfall is no more hardcoded, but a result of a simulation of weather ...