New Dark Crystal Age of Resistance Trailer is out!


As we have said before, this new film looks stunning. So, now we have the second trailer out before the film is released on Netflix at the end of this month 8-30-19. If you missed the first trailer, catch it here.

When three Gelfling discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis' power, they set out on an epic journey to ignite the fires of rebellion and try to save their world.

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The Mouse Guard Animated Movie That Almost Was


Our friend David Petersen, the creator of the comic Mouse Guard was super excited when his story got optioned for film. There was a lot of pre-production work done on this movie recently which was all cut short when Disney bought 21st Century Fox. He was expecting the movie to continue, but sadly it didn't make it. See below for the beginning of this article and then click the link to the entire read over at Deadline.


Deadline

Article by Mike Fleming Jr.

A little over ten weeks after Deadline broke the stunning news in April that Disney had canceled his epic $170 million animated film Mouse Guard two weeks before production began, director Wes Ball this week seemed to reconcile that his dream project was really over, at least for now.

He has been fighting over two months to find a new home for the film, but earlier this week he tweeted: “Yes sadly, its true. Our #mouseguard movie is dead.

Read More Here.

Below is a demo video clip of the animation that could have been, and it is stunning.





The Dark Crystal Age of Resistance Trailer is Out


The journey begins as darkness rises. Join three Gelfling heroes on an epic quest to save their world.

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance premieres 30 August. 

I have to say, this looks amazing. Check out the trailer below.




Visionary Leonardo da Vinci's Notebooks are available free online

For hundreds of years most of Leonardo da Vinci's notebooks were hidden from the public. They were seen only by historians ans specialty collectors. If you've ever wondered what was going on in his mind, the best place to start are his collection of renaissance notebooks with his inventions and ideas.


This is a great resource tool for anyone interested in his work including his original ideas for the airplane, helicopter, parachute, submarine and the automobile

Here is the link.






Conan The Barbarian - Exiles Game is released tomorrow.


Conan Exiles is an open-world survival game set in the brutal lands of Conan the Barbarian. Survive in a savage world, build your kingdom, and dominate your enemies in brutal combat and epic warfare.


Start with nothing but your bare hands and forge the legacy of your clan, building anything a small home to gigantic fortresses and entire cities. Wage war using swords, bows, siege weapons, and even take control of giant avatars of the gods and lay waste to enemy cities.


Explore a vast, seamless world full of challenge and opportunity. Hunt animals for resources, slay monsters for treasure, and delve deep underground to discover the secrets of ancient civilizations.

Check out the trailer below:




New Fantasy Game Towers Trailer Launched



It looks really cool from an artistic standpoint. Apparently the developers are a small group of artists. Here is a little more info.

A game prototype made by 6 core developers over the course of 12 months.  We strive to create a fantastical world full of mysteries and wonders for players to explore and build, together. 

Dream it Games.


New Leaf Gecko Discovered


An amazing new species of Gecko was discovered called Uroplatus finaritra in Madagascar. Here is the whole story.



The Tree Of Language


Artist and author Minna Sundberg created a beautiful illustration called the Tree of Language. A tree is often used as a metaphor for language and the origins of language but usually aren't too interesting.


Mina's version is amazing and detailed just like her two comics that she wrote and illustrated. You can purchase a poster of this tree of language here. Here is more info on the language itself.

Here first comic titled "A Redtail's Dream" can be found here, and you can read it online. 



And her most recent work is titled "Stand Still, Stay Silent" can be found here and you can read it online.



They are both beautifully written and illustrated.


Here is some of the Tech from CES 2019 shaping fantasy games


Welcome to 2019. Here is a video of the NVIDIA RTX tech demo at CES this year that showcases some of the amazing realism coming to fantasy and Sci-Fi games this year.

Check it out below.




SMALLAND Adventure, Survival Game!


Smalland is a survival game on a much larger scale. You've been mysteriously shrunk to the size of a pebble and thrust into the great wilderness. Before you can begin to try and figure out why, you'll need to find food, water, and shelter - surviving is a whole new game down here.

I have to say that after creating Grasspeople I'm ready to play Smalland! I really want to check out the game play perspective from this view. The game is made by Embu Games and you can check it out on Steam here. Watch the game trailer below for more info.