In 1991 the film K2 (The Ultimate High) premiered in theaters.
Here is the Synopsis from wikipedia:
K2 is a 1991 motion picture loosely based on the story of two friends’ ascent of the second-highest mountain on Earth, K2. The story is based on a play written by Patrick Meyers and presented as a senior thesis at Stanford University. The film was directed by Franc Roddam, and written by Meyers and Scott Roberts, adapting Meyers’ original stage play. The two main characters of the film, Taylor Brooks (played by Michael Biehn) and Harold Jameson (played by Matt Craven), are loosely based on Jim Wickwire and Louis Reichardt, respectively, the first two Americans to summit K2 in 1978. Wickwire and Reichardt are acknowledged in the ending credits.
In most of the world the music was provided by composer Chaz Jankel it’s a very good score and is probably the one which most people are familiar with. However in Europe the film was released with a insane score by my favorite composer Hans Zimmer.
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This is the story of Faith.
She is tough, self sufficient, but will it be enough.
Her full story is here:
Dawn of Faith
A post performance write up is coming.
So I’ve been hyper busy these last two weeks building sets and painting things for our Alaskan Arctic Adventure Vacation Bible School that runs Mon-Fri starting tomorrow. However during my downtime I have completed another survivors’ story.
Adam unlike most of my survivors really wasn’t played with a specific backstory or play style because the sandbox was originally going to be played for testing wolf combat. In the end though it began to develop into a compelling survival story.
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Even as I searched through the barn with using the light of the flare I realized that the wind could come through the gaps between the slats in its structure. I was already cold but the flare warmed me up slightly, and the search was not without discovery.
I can’t stay here tonight, I have to keep moving forward. Logic would dictate that if these are outbuildings on a farm there’s almost certainly a farmhouse round here somewhere. It must be forward since I haven’t come to it yet.
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Abby is a very active person who simply cannot sit still she is always on the go. Well she can sit still when she’s on a flight to somewhere new and exciting. Suffice it to say though that once she gets to Fairbanks she’ll be doing something awesome within moments of landing!
Except when she wakes up she doesn’t find herself in Fairbanks.
But in a heap load of trouble!
Abby Survival Begins
Will she survive or head into The Long Dark?
Hey guys, Ross here, so I’ve been silent for quite a while and that because I was playing the Test Track of The Long Dark’s Faithful Cartographer Update!
I’m almost upset to report that I had no crazy game breaking bugs to report to Hinterlands about, but I did have fun testing the 9 versions of the sandboxes that were released. Each of the releases got consecutively better and more refined and now it has been officially released!
So to celebrate here a few shots from various different test builds of the Sandbox!
Continue reading “So what’s been going on…and why I’m back!”
So I have opted into Test Branch as I have so every update since I installed The Long Dark. And I have been uploading Test Track videos headed with disclaimers on my Youtube channel. But I’ve also been taking some still frames around Carter Hydro-Electric Dam.
The current iteration of Carter Hydro Dam is pretty stark and barren in its color but that seems to be changing in my opinion for the better in Faithful Cartographer. After the break I’ll be sharing 3 half and half screenshots from Carter Dam so visual spoilers after the break.
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This first in a series of posts was set in motion by a comment to one of my screenshots at sunrise from just outside the dam which I shared on: The Long Dark Community
Having taken thousand’s of screenshots from within the frosty locales in TLD and played near 500 hours now since finally installing it last year. I have seen with my own eyes glorious sunrises and sunsets and fog creeping into inlets as snow began to fall afresh. This game is a game of unparalleled beauty throughout its frozen wasteland.
So in this post I will share with you some of my many screenshots taken around Trappers Cabin seeing it in a multitude of colors and cold harsh realities.
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About Ava Del Ray
I started playing as Ava Del Ray before I had even conceived of this blog. Ava was an only child who had to grow up fast because her parents were physically unable to care for her, and in the course of her young life she had to care for them. By the time she was in High School she was working multiple jobs in order to keep up with her own housing let alone all the medical costs for her parents. She was invited to church by a co-worker and after a few months came to believe in Jesus Christ and was Born Again.
The Church helped pay her parents medical bills, and were there when they accepted the Lord, and helped once again to pay for their funerals. After graduating from High School with the highest honors she wanted to travel, to be free for a few moments before heading to Medical School.
She purchased a ticket to Moscow, but while in the air the world entered the Long Dark. When she came too, she was alone, cold and found eventually by a frozen lake and Canadian flag snapping in the wind.
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TLD Ava Wolf Attack
Well I guess I should be thankful to be alive. God has chosen to grant me at least one more day in this icy apocalypse. That wolf attack last night though, that seriously messed things up. Perhaps I have chosen to stubbornly stay in this desolate beauty for to long.
I make my way to the Riken to make new arrowheads, start up the fire and get it putting out a ton of heat. And then I realize-.
Continue reading “Ava 116-118: Heavenward Bound”