The Curious Nerd

Category: Alex Orid

Final Fantasy XIV Macros

May 5, 2020

I’ve made several macros that make use of the wait function in Final Fantasy XIV. This is extremely useful for things like the songbird emote.(The emotes effect, approximately has an 8 second duration) Another excellent use is a macro that changes your job while doing a series of emotes. By adjusting the timing of the […]

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Remade my Gate Timer Tool in JavaScript

July 27, 2019

I recently been wanting to improve my JavaScript / webdev ability and decided to make a web app. Since I recently have been playing a ton of Final Fantasy 14. However because of changes to Gold Saucer my old timer app was useless. So I decided to remake my app via JavaScript. I definitely plan […]

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How Twitch is changing my gaming experience

May 3, 2019

Recently I decided to stream my gameplay of EVE Online on twitch. Because of the notorious reputation about how the EVE universe works I was very hesitant to do it. My main concerns were mainly being ganked and stream-sniped while in vulnerable positions. Especially while hacking in wormhole space.  Despite these concerns I decided to […]

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Recently Built a New PC

March 22, 2019

I recently built an epic new PC which I am now currently using as my main system.  The Part List Intel i9-9900k Asus ROG Maximus xi Extreme G.Skill Trident Z Royal 64gb DDR4 Ram EVGA Geforce RTX 2080 Ti 11gb Thermal Take Level 20 GT ATX Full Tower Case Thermal Take Toughpower DPS G RGB […]

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We got and setup a 3D Printer

February 1, 2019

We recently became interested in getting a 3D Printer. After much thought on the matter we decided to purchase one. After we did some research, and saw a printer in action, we decided to purchase a Ender 3 Pro from Amazon. We had a live stream of the setup process including a first few prints […]

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My Goals for this Year

January 8, 2019

Some goals that I want to achieve this year; Make my Parkour smoother and improve flipping ability Release Parkour Videos Write Guides on how to improve stream quality and produce cool visual effects Learn to manipulate meshes in Unity3d Learn to create shaders from scratch Develop 3D modeling / printing skills  (Especially with Blender)

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My Streaming Hardware and Software

December 6, 2018

I’ve been asked a few times what kind of equipment and software I use for my streams, so I put together this list to make all that info easier to find. My New PC Build (Updated 3/19) Click this to read about my new PC here! My OLD PC Build Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3930K CPU @ […]

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Uploading Youtube Clips

December 5, 2018

I recently started uploading some of my clips from twitch, instagram, and twitter, moving them over to youtube. This should make them easier to find and sort through. I’m also planning on recording and editing some parkour videos to go on that channel as well. The first ones should go live in a few weeks.

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Streaming and Twitchcon

November 18, 2018

So recently I traveled to California for Twitchcon 2018. Overall it was a really fun experience. Though now that it’s all done, I’ve been comparing this event with prior conventions, including how I felt throughout each of them. One of my newer experiences this year included being asked to share some of my work. I […]

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What I’m Currently Working On

April 22, 2018

The past few months have been a unique experience. As I work on my various endeavours to support myself, I keep finding more and more projects to take on. I find that as I am solving more complex problems and becoming more familiar with solutions to software based problems, I am finding them easier to […]

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