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by Jim Gamma
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Author's Thread #12
Replies: 63
Views: 411

Re: Author's Thread #12

Hyperlight 11 chapter 3 is done. :) I decided to keep what I'd done for the first two chapters rather than starting over. This is going to be slow, especially with the Fringe in the middle, but hopefully I'll have it to Rick by end-September.
by Jim Gamma
Thu Jul 04, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Check-In #98: How have you been?
Replies: 266
Views: 1045

Re: Check-In #98: How have you been?

Happy 4th July! Just 4 years to First Contact in the Hyperlight universe! :p
by Jim Gamma
Sat Jun 22, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Author's Thread #12
Replies: 63
Views: 411

Re: Author's Thread #12

Looks like the TBBS thread was closed because he was selling stuff. It's solicitation which is against the rules. :(
by Jim Gamma
Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Author's Thread #12
Replies: 63
Views: 411

Re: Author's Thread #12

^I assume that means you have no more comments on #9 so I've gone ahead and released it. :D Been reading Australis' book, and I want more of the Synthetic Society - but it looks like I reached the end of that miniseries! :( I'd have loved to explore how the Earth changed, and to know whether they di...
by Jim Gamma
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Hyperlight 9 - The Adults of Tomorrow
Replies: 0
Views: 11

Hyperlight 9 - The Adults of Tomorrow

The crew of the Asimov are looking forward to a break before their final term of exams, but the Admiralty have plans for their hard-earned vacation. Tasked with escorting a group of human and alien children to Ottavar VII, a Kesrami colony world, with Admiral Hinsharis visiting friends on the other ...
by Jim Gamma
Sat Jun 08, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: sorry :(
Replies: 8
Views: 80

Re: sorry :(

If I understand you correctly, there is a command line that makes the DB repair the table? I know only very little SQL syntax :( What would the command look like? Just "repair table sessions" ? Yes, that's a direct SQL command line I posted. Replace sessions with whichever table is crashed. If Sess...
by Jim Gamma
Fri Jun 07, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: sorry :(
Replies: 8
Views: 80

Re: sorry :(

What SQL type are we on? I'm guessing MySQL?

If so, and you get a table crash again, you can try:

repair table sessions

Or replace sessions with whatever has crashed. That way you don't need to drop and reload the table.
by Jim Gamma
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: sorry :(
Replies: 8
Views: 80

Re: sorry :(

We used to get that infrequently on the old site, I think there's a setting re how long to keep session data for and the table just keeps filling up until it crashes.
by Jim Gamma
Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Post-Apocalypsia
Topic: Author's Check-in #11
Replies: 538
Views: 5580

Re: Author's Check-in #11

I've also learned that Brits don't use spun. They use span instead. Like "He spun the bag" becomes "he span the bag." I am so confused. In that case, I've been spun a few lies over the years... :p I think it varies based on what sounds best tbh. And no, actually we don't tend to use whilst in idle ...
by Jim Gamma
Tue May 28, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Post-Apocalypsia
Topic: Author's Check-in #11
Replies: 538
Views: 5580

Re: Author's Check-in #11

Book 11 has been started. :) 2.5k today.
by Jim Gamma
Wed May 22, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Post-Apocalypsia
Topic: Author's Check-in #11
Replies: 538
Views: 5580

Re: Author's Check-in #11

2k words done on Azlek's story (Champion of Patience). :) The rest must wait for next week.
by Jim Gamma
Tue May 14, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Television, Movies, and YouTube
Topic: The Orville - Season Two -- SPOILERS
Replies: 227
Views: 1985

Re: The Orville - Season Two -- SPOILERS

I have no idea, most discussion is generally not about sci-fi here.
by Jim Gamma
Mon May 13, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Post-Apocalypsia
Topic: Author's Check-in #11
Replies: 538
Views: 5580

Re: Author's Check-in #11

I've written the Tale of Arcania (Champion of Compassion). And I very nearly couldn't finish it from crying so much. :( It's 3,600 words, more or less.
by Jim Gamma
Sun May 12, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: Television, Movies, and YouTube
Topic: The Orville - Season Two -- SPOILERS
Replies: 227
Views: 1985

Re: The Orville - Season Two -- SPOILERS

Well, that was an interesting two-part finale! :)
by Jim Gamma
Sat May 11, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Post-Apocalypsia
Topic: Author's Check-in #11
Replies: 538
Views: 5580

Re: Author's Check-in #11

I have started work on the Tales of the Champions short stories. :D This is going to be a fun challenge.
by Jim Gamma
Mon May 06, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Post-Apocalypsia
Topic: Author's Check-in #11
Replies: 538
Views: 5580

Re: Author's Check-in #11

Been updating the Hyperlight Guide today, going to start putting book 10 into it this week. :)
by Jim Gamma
Sun May 05, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Post-Apocalypsia
Topic: Author's Check-in #11
Replies: 538
Views: 5580

Re: Author's Check-in #11

I did a second read-through of Book 10 today, fixed a few typos and plot inconsistencies. RJ has the first draft as of last night but as he's still only 30% through #9 it's gonna take a while... ;)

Book cover:

by Jim Gamma
Fri May 03, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Blogs, BBs, & Social Media
Topic: Questions Only V: Where's The Beef?
Replies: 719
Views: 5314

Re: Questions Only V: Where's The Beef?

Why wouldn't it?
by Jim Gamma
Fri May 03, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Post-Apocalypsia
Topic: Author's Check-in #11
Replies: 538
Views: 5580

Re: Author's Check-in #11

^Awesome! :D

Tweaked a few parts of "What Price Peace?" that I wasn't happy with, and sent RJ an alternative cover for it. :)
by Jim Gamma
Thu May 02, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Blogs, BBs, & Social Media
Topic: Questions Only V: Where's The Beef?
Replies: 719
Views: 5314

Re: Questions Only V: Where's The Beef?

Does that mean more RJ stories? :D :D :sweetlove:
by Jim Gamma
Thu May 02, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Post-Apocalypsia
Topic: Author's Check-in #11
Replies: 538
Views: 5580

Re: Author's Check-in #11

I've already been searching for it :) It's on my to-read list. I already have most of Rick's and atm there's one by Lupi on its way to my office. Amazon guaranteed a delivery by Friday but as it's Thursday evening now and they haven't even sent it I'll get it next Monday, I suppose. Well I don't pu...
by Jim Gamma
Wed May 01, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Post-Apocalypsia
Topic: Author's Check-in #11
Replies: 538
Views: 5580

Re: Author's Check-in #11

huggle wrote:
Wed May 01, 2019 7:36 pm
I'll certainly do that! Thank you!
Can I plug Hyperlight? :D :p You'll find the links to the first 8 novels and a short story collection for free right in this forum. :D Book 9 is with RJ for beta reading and 10 is nearly ready to go to him. :)
by Jim Gamma
Wed May 01, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Check-in Thread #96: Almost Spring Version
Replies: 501
Views: 3540

Re: Check-in Thread #96: Almost Spring Version

^Ah, that explains why I was getting an invalid form error when I tried to log in earlier. ;) And why my password reset that I tried as an attempt to fix it (which also failed spectacularly) was reverted.
by Jim Gamma
Tue Apr 30, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Post-Apocalypsia
Topic: Author's Check-in #11
Replies: 538
Views: 5580

Re: Author's Check-in #11

Bought. Kindle is way cheaper than paperback, is that intentional? I'd have happily paid more! :)

Up at c25 in first read-through of Hyperlight 10 now. :) Mostly minor changes.
by Jim Gamma
Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Post-Apocalypsia
Topic: Author's Check-in #11
Replies: 538
Views: 5580

Re: Author's Check-in #11

Read through 6 chapters this evening. :)