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Stop-Motion Video: Building A Gundam Model

Hey guys! I am hooked on building little Gundam model robots. This reading week, I recorded myself building another model in a stop-motion style video. I took one picture every thirty seconds and the end result was pretty neat. You can watch the video below, running with a small clip from DJ Shadow’s Affectations track: It’s getting […]

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Childhood Nostalgia – My First MTCC Yu-Gi-Oh! Tournament

The ambient buzz that filled the convention hall simmered down as the announcer signaled the commencement of the event. People of all ages took their seats and pulled out little boxes filled with cards. As some laid out colorful mats on top of their tables, invigilators went around the room and collected little pieces of paper […]

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Making My First Gundam Model

For as long as I can remember, I have been fascinated with robots. But not just any kind of robot (I’m looking at you Watson, aka the “Jeopardy Supercomputer”), its fantastical and sci-fi robots that really appeal to me. I’m not sure if it’s their uncanny symmetric form factors, gleaming metal, mechanized voices, or simply […]

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Adventures In Origami – Paper Stars & Greatswords

Hey guys! For as long as I can remember, I’ve been fascinated with origami. Using just plain, boring paper to create vivid 3D objects is incredibly cool. With that in mind, I recently acquired a beginner’s book to origami. The two creations that I’ve shared today are my origami paper stars and my paper greatsword. […]

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