SW10/WWW: Powernaut 2005 #9: Welcome - 'Til the World Obeys!

Andrew Perron pwerdna at gmail.com
Sun Aug 4 23:07:37 PDT 2013

On Sat, 3 Aug 2013 03:29:30 +0000 (UTC), Scott Eiler wrote:

> The Party 'Til The World Obeys finally gets rolling, and Karl 
> contemplates a room full of world dominators.  Meanwhile, the Powernaut 
> is back - facing Super-Hurricane Katrina!  Things start moving fast from 
> here.
> http://www.eilertech.com//stories/powernaut/2005b.htm#9

Oooooo. I like that the Hypergaardians (great name) use a different text

> The guests at the Party 'Til The World Obeys deserve some mention in a 
> way the 2005 commentator may not be able to provide... Wyatt Ferguson 
> met a council of villains in 2007, whose membership closely resembles 
> the people on panel. (The Siege of Raleigh, 
> http://www.eilertech.com/stories/2007/raleigh.htm)  Eric X from the 2011 
> series is leading the conclave.  Russell Anvernacht and Philippe St. 
> Joseph Lateran (characters both longstanding and future) are prominent. 
>   Osama bin Laden is in the audience too; I actually used the cover art 
> from my 2007 story for artistic reference.


> Powernaut comics are optimized for download speed, not for art quality; 
> it takes at least eight Powernaut strips to fill as much bandwidth as 
> one comic from other people. But I'm trying out some new artistic tricks 
> to increase my pixel budget, particularly where reality storms and 
> Pentahedrons are involved. I'm also compressing the artwork more than 
> ever before (indexed instead of RGB mode), which reduces my pixel 
> budget. Hopefully these two trends will keep each other from extremes. 
> And if the art with Hypergaardians in it makes the other stuff look 
> flat, that's really not a bad thing. The visitors themselves look as 
> flat as everyone else (so far), because they're trying to fit in. But 
> space tends to bend around them.

I like the various effects! Especially the dots on the Reality Storm,
though I don't think the blur effects quite work with your style.

Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perrin, those dots tho.

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