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Viridian Blockade Videos



Ahoy!

On Sage I have been recording many blockade videos lately, and though it was about time to roll it out onto the other Oceans.

The general idea, is for an occupant of your Ocean to record the blockades on your Ocean, so that a record of them all can be kept.

If ye feel that ye can record a blockade, please make a post to that effect, so that we do not (hopefully) end up with five people recording one, and no-body recording another.

Sage Blockade Video forum link

Blockade Video Website

Recording guide

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me, by PM, as Fearlessphil on the Sage Ocean, posting in this thread, or email me Fearlessphil@blockadevideos.com

I hope that we can make this work!
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Re: Viridian Blockade Videos

Ahoy mates!!

I'm Silencedrose of the Sage ocean but i have sneakily come into the Viridian Ocean and i have been watching and Recording your blockades!! I thought that i should have started with Dendrite 10!! hooray!!

I will be frequenting your ocean from now on with my little camera so please so save my boredom bring in the kades!! All for SHIPS and ALL SHIPS FOR THE SINK!! WOOTZ!!

Ok So for your viewing pleasure:
Dendrite 10
Round 1 (34mb)
Round 2 (40mb)
Round 3 (37mb)
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Silencedrose of Sage

Unfortunately a dozen dumb rants don't amount to one intelligent notion. I'm all about girl power, but don't jump on the bandwagon for the sake of the ride, especially if the number plate reads "DIMWIT".
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Re: Viridian Blockade Videos

Oh excellent, if you ever need ships at certain islands feel free to let me know and I can hook you up. Also if nodoby volunteer's to record I will happily pay the 5k/round to you if im here Fearlessphil.
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Oh excellent, if you ever need ships at certain islands feel free to let me know and I can hook you up. Also if nodoby volunteer's to record I will happily pay the 5k/round to you if im here Fearlessphil.


The idea of the 5k is to try to persuade other people to do it. I do not really want to be a "pay for videos" type service, but as you will understand, I cannot record all the blockades on all oceans simultaneously (my computers cannot quite handle it).


Thank ye fer yer interest in the project though :)


Also, a massive thank you to Silencedrose, for her first attempt at recording a blockade. Thanks Rose, you rawk! <3
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Re: Viridian Blockade Videos

I love it. Is there any way to enhance the quality, though? I have trouble seeing the score...
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Re: Viridian Blockade Videos

 
I love it. Is there any way to enhance the quality, though? I have trouble seeing the score...


Unfortunately, that has something to do with compressing the video for uploading.

When the video is recorded to start off with, the file is around 1GB in size, now, apart from that taking people years to upload to the webserver (uploads = slow, unless you have a dedicated line or have paid for additional upline bandwidth), it would also take the end viewer ages to download again.

We compress the videos to around 35-45mb per round, we feel that what we have to sacrifice in the quality is worth it for the smaller film size.

Something which someone suggested in the Sage Blockade Video thread was to use the Microsoft Magnifier to view the scores (I cannot provide support on this). My personal suggestion, is to plug your PC into your TV and watch it (no really, its amazing!).

However, if anyone has suggestions on cleaning it up, I am more than willing to listen to them.
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Re: Viridian Blockade Videos

That was great, thanks mate :).
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Re: Viridian Blockade Videos

If I ever nav I'll pay you a nice foil to zoom in on my ship and put a nice red circle around it. Either that or if I suck then just circle Rude's ship or something and say it's me.
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Re: Viridian Blockade Videos

 
I love it. Is there any way to enhance the quality, though? I have trouble seeing the score...


Sorry about that mate that was kinda my fault my screen wasn't that crash hot hehe but hopefully i can fix that ^_^

See u at the next kades :)
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Silencedrose of Sage

Unfortunately a dozen dumb rants don't amount to one intelligent notion. I'm all about girl power, but don't jump on the bandwagon for the sake of the ride, especially if the number plate reads "DIMWIT".
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Re: Viridian Blockade Videos

Quality stuff Phil and Rose!

Just outta curiousity, would you be able to provide a service including specified written notes as to accompany the videos upon request?

Rover Edit: added the below

Hhahhahaha just watched the video and seen whos who. Wondered what you was on about last night Avi, apologies for being vague but just got back after a week away. Catch you ingame for a further chat sometime.
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Re: Viridian Blockade Videos

Why did the videoed blockade have to be my worst performance in a blockade so far?

:(

Will have to watch it and learn from my mistakes.
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Re: Viridian Blockade Videos

 
Why did the videoed blockade have to be my worst performance in a blockade so far?

:(

Will have to watch it and learn from my mistakes.


Im sorry dear! But we all have to start somewhere <3

Rover as for your comment what kind of notes are you looking for exactly? Im sure phil would be able to find away :P
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Silencedrose of Sage

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Re: Viridian Blockade Videos

 
Rover as for your comment what kind of notes are you looking for exactly?

Would be nice to identify who in change of which boat. Easier said than done this I suppose though although in theory its possible. Mates making the video listing whos on which boat upon entry onto the board and then I suppose it would be the responsibility of the video watcher to track the boat as it manouvers about the board. I suppose you could hover the cursor over a boat throughout the 45 mins of gameplay as so it continually shows the boat name but thats too much to ask of you the video makers.

Just thinking aloud.
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Re: Viridian Blockade Videos

Ok hmmm im going to have a thought about this but it may take a bit of work... ^_^ I'll let you knoow
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Re: Viridian Blockade Videos

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Re: Viridian Blockade Videos

Watched it.. loved it. Thanks for giving me something to do while pretending to work.
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Re: Viridian Blockade Videos

 

Just outta curiousity, would you be able to provide a service including specified written notes as to accompany the videos upon request?

Maybe, although I personally would prefer that someone from Viridian did it, as they would better understand the underlying politics, thus being able to write better, more useful notes.


 

Would be nice to identify who in change of which boat. Easier said than done this I suppose though although in theory its possible. Mates making the video listing whos on which boat upon entry onto the board and then I suppose it would be the responsibility of the video watcher to track the boat as it manouvers about the board. I suppose you could hover the cursor over a boat throughout the 45 mins of gameplay as so it continually shows the boat name but thats too much to ask of you the video makers.

This is fine, in principle, although I will probably read faster than most people, and when we have applied the speed up when compiling the video, this could become unreadable. If anything, this information would be best if placed in a downloadable .txt document. I would suggest that if ye want this information, you talk to the admiral for each side in the 'cade. I do not know if it is the same on Viridian, but on Sage they will happily tell you who was on each ship.
If needs be, to get this information and put it onto the web, I can write a short "ship/navver" entry page, so that it wacks the info into the blockade videos database, and reproduces it on another page, or even as said downloadable .txt file. However, when recording, it hogs up the entire computer (joys of having to run Y!PP full screened), so unless it is me, with my (currently) 5 working computers this would be impossible for the majority of people.

I am interested in this idea though... If you talk to the various major admirals, and see if they would be willing to enter in a simple data entry form, or even find someone who would like to do so, I am more than willing to give it a few trial goes to see how it all works out.


Now, after writing what possibly could be my longest reply in any Parley, I bid ye farewell whilst I head off to work.
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Re: Viridian Blockade Videos

Ahoy again fellow pirates!! Im back with another kade!! Weee

Dendrite 11
Round 1
Round 2

Ok this was a BK round so there wasnt a third round... Well there was but no ACTION!! lol

I missed out on Kirin sadly due to the fact that it was at 5am my time... Being Aussie and all...

In saying that im calling out for another to assist me. I have the ships kindly provided to me by a good friend from sage <3 All u need is to learn what to do and have a alt with a Officer Badge!! Everything else im happy to do!!

Anyway thankyou Viridian for another kade and i look forward to sneaking into your ocean more!!
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Re: Viridian Blockade Videos

Fintan 3
Round 1
Round 2
Round 3

Thank you Viridian for allowing me to invade yer server, and for putting on such a massive show for it!

Oh, and the guy who bumped the recording ship off the board twice in round two, was Tisunami. /e places a 10k bounty for a sucessful PVP against them (screenshots to be submitted via PM to me please). I have no idea if you place bounties on Viridian, but it is the way things are done on Sage.

Enjoy.
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Much appreciated Phil (and team) for taking the time to record and document this blockade <3
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Thanks a bunch!
Unlike Thom i didnt set up a second moniter to watch while busy on land Jcing.
And i get to watch me nav in round 3 >=) ABLE FTW!!!
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Thanks Phil for recording! Shame that Tisunami decided to bump us off a few times. >_>

(And huzzah! Proof that I can nav a whirlpool.)
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And proof that I shot up our entire nav team at one point or another.
>_>
Sorry guys!!! ><
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yay me glub glubing on video
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yay me glub glubing on video

We didn't need to see proof to believe that happened though. *wink wink* KISSES
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Griffy wrote: 
And proof that I shot up our entire nav team at one point or another.
>_>
Sorry guys!!! ><


Rawr! we were both giving and receiving each other's friendly fire... once too many >.> lol but double teaming a frig together was awesome! yay Griffy!

And thanks for the videos! Greatly appreciated mate!
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Wendypoo wrote: 
Rawr! we were both giving and receiving....

ORLY?
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Re: Viridian Blockade Videos

 
Wendypoo wrote: 
Rawr! we were both giving and receiving....

ORLY?


Hey look! Thats sexual-sounding!
lolz
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Shawnq wrote: 
Rovie wrote: 
Wendypoo wrote: 
Rawr! we were both giving and receiving....

ORaLY?


Hey look! Thats sexual-sounding!
lolz


It took me a while to get it... -___-

And stop ORLY-ing me with everything! It happened on the SC forums recently too! I saw it! You make me sound naughty! >:(
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Those videos show in a very dark black and white for me. = (

I have this problem with stuff that plays in Windows Media Player and sometimes DivX. Any hints to bring color to my life? And no, QuickTime won't open those files.
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