Age of Conan may have been greatly improved since launch, but no MMO can ever claim to be completely free of bugs. Thankfully, most of the ones I’ve encountered are little technical glitches that haven’t exactly affected gameplay. A bit annoying, yes, but game-breaking, no. Among these are the ones that mess with my character’s appearance. They usually last only for a short time, and disappear after I zone or resurrect, etc. I’m not sure if anyone else has experienced them, but please tell me if any of these sound familiar so I’ll know it’s not just me. I’ve had: 1. My girls’ hair turn blonde 2. My faces get “shadowed” 3. My skin turn all gray (this is a creepy one) 4. My eyes becoming faded and “blind” (doubly creepy) And ever since I’ve been playing Breawyn a lot more, I’ve come across another one: my expression gets stuck on “angry”. You know how Kyela, my horny Priest of Mitra, always … [Read more...] about Ah, Those Fiery Cimmerian Girls
Being a freelance web designer and hired does not mean that, your always equipped with work. At some point of time, I’m sure you’ll be out of work. May be you just completed a project and you have some spare time before you start with the next one. At worst cases, you don’t have another one. What do you do, during this period? Well, in this article, I’ll discuss few ways in which you can stay Productive and pro active during this quiet period. So, let’s get started… 6 Easy tips to stay Productive for designers: Well, this tips are definitely targeted for freelance designers but every freelancer can use these simple staying productive tips and improve their career. START A WEBSITE/BLOG People just can’t find you with your business cards sent through emails. They need to see you what you are actually capable of. To show people who you are and what you are capable of, it becomes essential that you start a website or blog. It is not necessary you … [Read more...] about How to Stay Productive as a Web Designer when your not hired?
If you’re having trouble pulling in high reader numbers on your blog, it might be time for you to reevaluate the style, format, and substance of your content. Even if you’re doing everything you’re supposed to do as a blogger—write for your target audience, keep your posts short and sweet, stay on stop of current trends, and so on—it can be hard to establish a prominent online presence. Great writing skills will only get you so far in the blogosphere. Being a great blogger requires a host of indispensable skills, among them a keen sense of networking and a work ethic that would make the typical 9 to 5er blush. It’s a full-time job, no doubt about it. But even the strongest work ethic won’t get you anywhere as a blogger if you don’t have compelling and engaging content to draw in readers and fellow bloggers. That’s why you have to go the extra mile to optimize your content if you want to make the leap from web obscurity to viral … [Read more...] about Blog Post Styles Designed to Optimize Your Content
Down under the deepest trenches of the ocean lies a sullen social network that waits to see the sunlight some day. Now, it ain’t that bad, but Facebook has somehow managed to easily get into the heads of the people, thanks to its simplicity and notoriety. That has had the other networks with a purpose, under its shade. One such network is a professional network that goes by the name LinkedIn. “Ah, yeah, I’ve heard about that one! LinkedIn. I have an account there, you should probably add me. Oh, but wait, I can’t remember my username. No, thanks!”. This is the present state of the professional network that is much more than JUST a resume you put on the internet. A network which when leveraged properly could land that dream job or get you your next client. Since the company went public in 2011, its stock hasn’t stopped growing nor its user base. Many of the analysts were left flabbergasted when LinkedIn was growing faster than expected and crossed … [Read more...] about How To Build Your LinkedIn Profile To Get Hired
Ideas aren’t rare. They come to most of us oftener than you’d think. What is rare is getting an idea that will work for somebody given his specific set of constraints. Even rarer is someone who will pursue such an idea when it comes along. As the world turns virtual and the internet gathers its reins, ideas are taking on a whole new hue. Today, the need and demand for fresh ideas that’d work is incredible. You want to be an entrepreneur? What’s your business idea? You want to write your next post? What will it be about? Ah! You are tweeting? Is your next tweet retweetable? Ideas, ideas and ideas. There are good ideas, there are really good ideas and then there is the one best idea. To find the latter you need a number of good and really good ideas and one person, no matter how creative, can only come up with a handful of good ideas. In this post we’ll see where most good ideas come from and how you can get a continuous supply of … [Read more...] about Where Do Good Ideas Come From?