The Dark Fruit Patch

The Dark With a Shade of Green Side


The News related to machinima and music and everything else

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Wow what a long time

Posted on February 4, 2012 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Well Hello Thar

Nothing to report much, just posting somthing so that the blog dose not feel forgotten.

Still alive

Posted on June 15, 2011 at 6:42 AM Comments comments (0)

Please refer to valves "Portal" credit song "still alive" .Thats me basicaly atm

A Short Note

Posted on May 9, 2011 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Im not dead. Just busy. ill do a bigger post in the near future.

Source SDK and video charts

Posted on March 7, 2011 at 10:32 AM Comments comments (0)

Hi everyone


Well it’s been a boring month, work, 2 parties (in one weekend), collage, video editing, modern warfare 2, actually that sounds more busy than boring. Oh well here is the post anyways. As you will have seen the website has been changed again and it may change more until I settle on one I like.


I have recently been looking at tutorials on the source SDK hammer editor and have found them very useful. This covers everything from beginner to pro (I am a beginner). There are lots of interesting tutorials and I may begin making videos about the more advance creations and start creating maps for download (ill keep you posted on that)


As for video progress I am considering putting up a image that will show the progress of a video project. I’m doing this for 2 reasons


1. It may motivate me more to complete the videos

2. I wont have to mention it in the blogs until they are released


Anyways that’s it. Comments below are welcome so cya all

OOOOoooo a New Video Series ?

Posted on February 3, 2011 at 4:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Hello everyone


Well here I am again making another blog that no one may read. O well I don’t care, anyways on to other matters. I have been really busy with college lately so nothing to report on the video front other than I have a idea for a new series that is not related to the ascendant and follows the story of life after the combine (when Gordon freeman did whatever he is going to do in episode 3) so ill keep everyone updated on that.


This video series is still in planning stages and is at the point where it may go ahead and be made or it may be scrapped as an idea (comments are welcome on the matter).


The story goes following the journey of a man along the deserts of earth in ~2050 and finds a device that allows him to create audio logs. These logs detail the history of the half life universe from the black mesa incident to the combine leaving earth (my bit I had to come up with) . That is the basic story I have planned so far and it will be like one of those Machinima’s like VAE Victus (if you have not seen it, do so now, it’s worth watching)


So that’s just about it, again comments are welcome and…. Oh.. I almost forgot. The sales for products are on hold for a while until I can figure things out.


That’s all I have to say other than stay on the dark side!

DPM out.

Good news mildly interesting news and bad news

Posted on January 10, 2011 at 5:12 AM Comments comments (0)

Well hi yall


I have been relaxing most of the holidays and have enjoyed it. I installed the new processor and everything is now running smoothly however. When I came to install Sony Vegas it decided to play awkward buggers with me so I hade to restart editing on the ascendant.


It gets worse the footage I had and the footage with the new processor is scrambled so I have to restart from scratch. I believed that a good movie was better than a late one and since I am not hounded for it I am not so bothered. I will be working on it but I cannot promise a deadline.


This 2nd version of the ascendant part 2 is going to be better in that I have used more advanced tools using NPC’s and the footage is smother and better looking.


Anyways that’s what’s been happening. Hope you all had good holidays and we shall see what 2010 brings

And now the news

Posted on December 13, 2010 at 6:16 AM Comments comments (0)

Well hi fellas


It’s been sometime (to be fair I do better than the TF2 blog) but I’m back making a blog post on recent events

Firstly I changed the OS system ok and managed to upgrade to Vegas pro 9 and will hopefully gain Adobe (being a student I get a huge discount). However I was shocked to see that I could not use the project file I had for the ascendant part 2.This dose not mean I’ve lost everything I just need to re edit which is something I was considering in the first place.


Secondly I have another driving test this Friday (17th December) so I’m preparing for that again (my 4th try) and I hope to pass.


Finally collage work is increasing as I want to spend the holidays relaxing and working on the ascendant part 2. I know all this talk is sounding like excuses and it dose to me but all I can say is its not an excuse its life but as promised I will keep you all updated.


Thanks for reading


Question for this blog post: What do you think of Starcraft 2?


comment below

I was gone?

Posted on December 3, 2010 at 3:49 AM Comments comments (0)

Hi everyone


Well I am back and I have much needed news. Firstly I have successfully changed my OS system after a few knocks to the head, some swearing and missing screws now found. I have now more processing power and will be getting even more come New Year.this has allowed me to play games that are much smoother and higher FPS.


Secondly I am upping my software as I am now able to upgrade from Sony Vegas 9 to Sony Vegas 9 pro and maybe even adobe premier and after effects so I will be working on the ascendant part 2 ASAP.


Well just thought id let anyone who wanted to know… know


Thanks for reading

Change of plan - will be gone for a few days

Posted on November 29, 2010 at 5:09 AM Comments comments (0)

O hai


Well as the title suggests I have had a change of plan. In a previous blog named “the future after the ascendant” I said I would be updating software after I finished the ascendant part 2. I have now chosen to do this now and there are a few reasons for this


One reason is that I may be able to start the project again using a different (more advanced) editor while keeping the footage however this is unlikely. Another reason is that my computer is starting to show sings of decay (slowing down and being a general nuisance). The third and final reason is that there are not that many if not any people waiting for the Ascendant part 2 (to those that are waiting, I thank you for your patience).


Also with this update I will be offline for a few days but ill make a blog when it’s all done.


Cya in a few days


Logos and updates

Posted on November 26, 2010 at 6:13 AM Comments comments (0)

Hello again


Well I have to say now that not much has been going on since the last Blog post. I am half way with the ascendant and am hoping to release a sneak preview of the title scene just to keep everything simmering over.


I don’t think I’m giving away too much when I say that I am now at a point where the main fight breaks out between Dark Pineapple Man and G-Maniac and another Character you will recognize. I am looking forward to doing this part for 2 reasons


1. The plans I got so far are really good and I cant wait to see them in action

2. After the part is finished the video will be almost done


Out of the 5 sections I have split the video into. I have filmed 3 out of 5 and edited 2 out of 5.


On other news I am developing a logo for the dark fruit patch and I intend to be using It shortly, if anyone has any suggestions or ideas leave a comment or a link and ill take a look.


Anyways I’m off again

Thanks for reading


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