August 12, 2012
They have hair dryers in Galette?
UPDATE: By the way, this picture is impossible.
If you look at the tower on the right, and if you assume that the top part of the tower is level, then it is impossible for the ocean behind it to be that high. Perspective doesn't permit that.
The level of the ocean at the horizon has to be at the vertical position of the "vanishing point", which is a lot lower than where they drew it. (Actually, it has to be even lower than the vanishing point, because the planet is round.)
UPDATE: Of course, this is a place where mountains float in mid-air, so maybe gravity doesn't work the same there as here. For instance, maybe the surface of the ocean isn't really level. Maybe there's a great big hump out there.
The problem here is that they've mixed up the perspectives - we're looking down at the ground (correct) but the castle appears to be level, which is impossible. If we were looking down on the roof of the castle - or at least, on the lower walls if not the highest tower - then the picture would make sense.
Posted by: Pixy Misa at August 12, 2012 10:38 PM (PiXy!)
*oh and the planet has a much smaller iron core to allow near earth gravity.
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A while back, I was thinking to myself. If I was the one being resummoned, obviously one thing I'd be thinking about was gifts.
And for Rico, my first thought was a copy of "The Way Things Work". And then I thought of all the mischief that would result as Rico proceeded to turn the entire society upside down. Maybe not such a good idea after all! (Not to mention the problem of explaining what a wooly mammoth is.)
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Spoilers which are not properly tagged will be ruthlessly deleted on sight.
Also, I hate unsolicited suggestions and advice. (Even when you think you're being funny.)
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