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Forum: B5.related June 30th 18, 06:54
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By Triple F
Re: Endgadget article on B5 effects

Sure, whatever (and yeah, I’ve said, and shown – and still maintain - that online there was/is way too much credit being handed to jms for things he had basically nothing to do with). But I thought...
Forum: B5.related June 29th 18, 17:09
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By Triple F
Re: Endgadget article on B5 effects

You’ve no idea. :) And yeah, in many ways I really wish I never started that learning exercise in how to code up a basic web page. You can most certainly learn too much, and it can be a bad thing...
Forum: B5.related June 29th 18, 09:18
Replies: 18
Views: 896
Posted By Triple F
Re: Endgadget article on B5 effects

I'm afraid I look at that bit askance and simply note that Copeland was on the Board of Directors for Netter Digital which later declared bankruptcy and took the B5 Fan Club down with it. His is...
Forum: B5.related August 16th 16, 15:08
Replies: 79
Views: 40,568
Posted By Triple F
Re: Has There Been Any News Re. The New B5 ~2016+~ Theatrical Movie?

Deliberately?! Interesting viewpoint.

OK. I can accept the possibility that I’m misinterpreting what is quoted in the 1999 article which indicates he wasn’t interesting in working to notes in...
Forum: B5.related August 16th 16, 12:38
Replies: 79
Views: 40,568
Posted By Triple F
Re: Has There Been Any News Re. The New B5 ~2016+~ Theatrical Movie?

……. OK.

jms says the article – including those quotes it contains - got it wrong. That it was the last 5 scripts rather than the first 5 as stated in the article. I obviously didn’t make it...
Forum: B5.related August 15th 16, 20:04
Replies: 79
Views: 40,568
Posted By Triple F
Re: Has There Been Any News Re. The New B5 ~2016+~ Theatrical Movie?

Semantics, and arguable, and doesn’t invalid the point. He was digging his heals in, refusing to even discuss the notes for the first five episodes provided by those who were forking out millions to...
Forum: B5.related August 15th 16, 12:03
Replies: 79
Views: 40,568
Posted By Triple F
Re: Has There Been Any News Re. The New B5 ~2016+~ Theatrical Movie?

Warner Bros. Home Video division were the ones who put the money up for The Lost Tales – as mentioned in the interview with John Copeland.

jms has unequivocally said on more than one occasion if...
Forum: B5.related April 3rd 16, 00:24
Replies: 13
Views: 10,241
Posted By Triple F
Re: CNN at B5

jms’s take on the events surrounding Crusade is just that, his take on events. They’re also the version of events most folks know about with nothing from the “other side”. But reading over an...
Forum: B5.world August 9th 15, 10:59
Replies: 3
Views: 3,600
Posted By Triple F
Re: Crusade questions

That’s exactly how I viewed the change in the CGI stuff – long before ever talking to anyone who worked on the show. At first it looked pretty good but got progressively worse as time went on, or at...
Forum: B5.world August 3rd 15, 15:31
Replies: 3
Views: 3,600
Posted By Triple F
Re: Crusade questions

By the time you got to Crusade the FX were being produced by Netter Digital. There was some beautiful stuff made for Crusade but there was a lot of truly terribly put together shots as well – full...
Forum: B5.world November 19th 14, 01:23
Replies: 1
Views: 1,788
Posted By Triple F
Someone got hold of the alpha demo of Into the Fire…...

….. and has made it available for download!

Seems it’s held in an ISO file as it’s a direct copy of the demo CD that was doing the rounds at some cons back in the day. Can be played on even...
Forum: B5.related October 29th 14, 17:46
Replies: 7
Views: 3,830
Posted By Triple F
Re: Mini update to B5Scrolls. For anyone who might have missed this.

Found it funny that the much better looking seated version (with the extra limbs and potentially animatronics and operators) was considered unsuitable because it would cause issues if N’Grath had to...
Forum: B5.related October 28th 14, 20:57
Replies: 7
Views: 3,830
Posted By Triple F
Mini update to B5Scrolls. For anyone who might have missed this.

New section on the alien prosthetics (NOT part of the download version yet). Interesting interview with Jim McPherson who designed and sculpted N’Grath, along with (as always) some new previously...
Forum: B5.related September 30th 14, 10:35
Replies: 3
Views: 1,994
Posted By Triple F
Re: Into The Fire (Aborted Video Game)

Quite a few of the developers used to hang around over at firstones.com who were following the development of the game quite closely. So much so that when it went tits up they created a mirror of...
Forum: B5.world August 21st 14, 10:31
Replies: 8
Views: 7,122
Posted By Triple F
Re: Attention forum Moderator!

Simple answer is to set up a new email address in yahoo or google and use that to register a new account. Personally I use a nonsense email account purely for forum registrations – it cuts down on...
Forum: B5.related July 2nd 14, 11:53
Replies: 5
Views: 2,477
Posted By Triple F
Re: B5Scrolls has a new home.

That’s probably what’s going to happen no matter what ends up on B5Scrolls. You’ve probably seen them already, but there’s two clips up on the facebook page. Everett dug out a whole pile of video...
Forum: B5.related July 1st 14, 20:39
Replies: 5
Views: 2,477
Posted By Triple F
Re: B5Scrolls has a new home.

It was, and I know this is a bit of a cliché, an overwhelming response by some of the fans…….. I was happy enough to let it go – with the 2 year server extension, it had a longer run than I’d...
Forum: B5.related July 1st 14, 05:39
Replies: 5
Views: 2,477
Posted By Triple F
B5Scrolls has a new home.

For those that already know about it, and downloaded a copy.

B5Scrolls has moved address, old bookmarks will throw back a 404. The new url is

http://www.b5scrolls.com/

When the site moved a...
Forum: B5.related May 15th 14, 16:24
Replies: 37
Views: 11,117
Posted By Triple F
Re: B5 Fan films / episodes... Why aren't there any?

Read that it's something like 30% or retail.

@Ubik
As far as I know there is (or was) quite a bit out there – but haven’t the foggiest with regard to quality, never read any. So Republibot,...
Forum: B5.related May 15th 14, 15:23
Replies: 37
Views: 11,117
Posted By Triple F
Re: B5 Fan films / episodes... Why aren't there any?

Here’s a kind of related story which shows how far the pendulum is swinging, where Warner Bros. (god love them) are now cashing in on fan fiction, via sales through kindle books. Though the fan...
Forum: B5.related May 15th 14, 14:38
Replies: 37
Views: 11,117
Posted By Triple F
Re: B5 Fan films / episodes... Why aren't there any?

Sorry, your right. Funny why I didn’t, because I’ve got a tendency of normally always providing links – to the point of being a bit anal about it. Relates to the showing of fan made movies at a...
Forum: B5.related May 15th 14, 11:01
Replies: 37
Views: 11,117
Posted By Triple F
Re: B5 Fan films / episodes... Why aren't there any?

It’s interesting that your view of things so singularly revolves around jms, and what he might or might not have done. Did it ever occur to you (despite jms’s stated views on the subject) that Novo...
Forum: B5.related May 13th 14, 01:11
Replies: 37
Views: 11,117
Posted By Triple F
Re: B5 Fan films / episodes... Why aren't there any?

You might want to catch up on your reading about copyright infringement. It was a pretty important landmark ruling, and more importantly addressed the cornerstones of a fair use claim.
...
Forum: B5.related May 12th 14, 22:55
Replies: 37
Views: 11,117
Posted By Triple F
Re: B5 Fan films / episodes... Why aren't there any?

While Warner Bros. owns the show it’s clearly not as simple as that. For years jms has said Warner periodically approach him with ideas and requests. We never get to hear about most and they don’t...
Forum: B5.related October 30th 13, 04:54
Replies: 13
Views: 4,539
Posted By Triple F
Re: one down..... now lets have one stateside,

There’s a lot of tripe following the announcement as well. Though that kind of hype is not that unusual. Take this announcement over on Giant Freakin Robot with comments like this.

“Sure, it’s...
Forum: B5.related October 21st 13, 02:11
Replies: 35
Views: 7,891
Posted By Triple F
Re: Script Descriptions

Not got a lot on this. . . . . hardly got anything would be closer to the truth. : )

It was the first episode Luc Mayrand got called in on (remembering he was freelance) and was heavily involved...
Forum: B5.related October 20th 13, 19:37
Replies: 35
Views: 7,891
Posted By Triple F
Re: Script Descriptions

If that's how you feel, though I'm sure there's more to come, bye then.

Personally I do sometimes get the impression that some folk are less interested in the topic being discussed than they are...
Forum: B5.related October 20th 13, 18:16
Replies: 35
Views: 7,891
Posted By Triple F
Re: Script Descriptions

Forgot to mention earlier. Paul Bryant did the Lumati ship.
Forum: B5.related October 20th 13, 15:55
Replies: 35
Views: 7,891
Posted By Triple F
Re: Script Descriptions

Ron Thornton designed the three new ships that turned up in deathwalker.

The Iksha (or Ipsha, I’ve seen both names used) battle globe. There was a running joke we were having about fish being...
Forum: B5.related October 19th 13, 15:46
Replies: 35
Views: 7,891
Posted By Triple F
Re: Script Descriptions

Quite a bit was mentioned about the Shadows by Ron Thornton – who designed the ships and aliens. Here’s a couple of extracts



The origin of the Shadow scout/corvette (the one that looked like...
Forum: B5.related October 19th 13, 00:06
Replies: 35
Views: 7,891
Posted By Triple F
Re: Script Descriptions

Paul Bryant on his design of the Cortez which appeared on screen.



Paul also designed the Omega, and I’d been giving him a hard time (joking) about his nod to the Leonov which he had included...
Forum: B5.related October 18th 13, 00:53
Replies: 56
Views: 10,931
Posted By Triple F
Re: So it appears JMS has taken down B5 scrolls

Ha, this could be fun.

Ron Thornton on the eventual design/model of the sigma walker ship.



Interesting jms said “good luck Ron” when mentioning the disturbance. As it turns out (as...
Forum: B5.related October 17th 13, 23:53
Replies: 56
Views: 10,931
Posted By Triple F
Re: So it appears JMS has taken down B5 scrolls

Bit more to the "claw" idea than that, but your essentially correct.

B5Scrolls should be back up this weekend. Download it, and give the interviews a read. You’d probably find John C’s, Paul...
Forum: B5.related October 15th 13, 22:07
Replies: 56
Views: 10,931
Posted By Triple F
Re: So it appears JMS has taken down B5 scrolls

What Jan said. Yes, I can agree with Jan . . . . . . on the rarist of occasions. Has something to do with lunar cycles, unicycles or something.

Here's a link, probably not the one Jan is...
Forum: B5.related October 14th 13, 17:04
Replies: 56
Views: 10,931
Posted By Triple F
Re: So it appears JMS has taken down B5 scrolls

Well, since it's a word you used to describe me recently. Who is the coward afraid to discuss things now, Jan?
Forum: B5.related October 14th 13, 15:56
Replies: 56
Views: 10,931
Posted By Triple F
Re: So it appears JMS has taken down B5 scrolls

I’d like to ask a question. Where do you get this from. That a certificate purchased at the ceremony gives jms the same credit (from the academy) as being a named recipient who is called up on...
Forum: B5.related October 10th 13, 05:09
Replies: 56
Views: 10,931
Posted By Triple F
Re: So it appears JMS has taken down B5 scrolls

This is unbelievable. So how should I respond to being accused of stuff like that. Bearing in mind this is only the latest in years of this nonsense. How would you? You do realise that Jan...
Forum: B5.related October 10th 13, 03:30
Replies: 56
Views: 10,931
Posted By Triple F
Re: So it appears JMS has taken down B5 scrolls

What the fuck are you talking about.

Your accusations over the years have always amused me but this is getting out of order in a BIG way. Back this up Jan. Wikipedia keeps a record of all...
Forum: B5.related August 21st 13, 02:00
Replies: 12
Views: 3,615
Posted By Triple F
Re: Fan Films

It’s the nature of the beast. Any fan film, audio drama, animation, comic or written work is ‘fanfic’ – and any and all of it will be infringing copyright in a big way. So none of it should be...
Forum: B5.related August 20th 13, 21:37
Replies: 12
Views: 3,615
Posted By Triple F
Re: Fan Films

Republibot (you've been quiet : ), and your absolutely correct. jms most certainly doesn’t like – or want – fan made video or audio.

You may have heard of Novo Babylonia. They’ve been producing...
Forum: B5.related May 24th 13, 02:41
Replies: 0
Views: 1,342
Posted By Triple F
Babylon 5 (fanfic) audio drama – and it’s been going on for a while!

Not connected with this in any way.

http://www.facebook.com/groups/Novobabylonia/

Over a dozen episodes, with the next out soon. Though a fan directed jms to it, and he’s not a happy bunny. So...
Forum: B5.related December 10th 12, 19:47
Replies: 0
Views: 1,552
Posted By Triple F
A bit more behind the scenes stuff

Be a few months before this is uploaded to B5scrolls (as part of a reasonably sized update), but here’s a greatly extended interview with the Emmy award winning Kevin Kutchaver.

It’s more for the...
Forum: B5.related October 24th 12, 00:35
Replies: 0
Views: 6,146
Posted By Triple F
Did you hear the one about Babylon 5 being the setting for a MMOG.

It’s not a joke, I wish it was.

jms has spoken a few times about (B5 related) projects that get presented to him every now and then, but ultimately come to nothing for various reasons. Here’s an...
Forum: B5.related October 19th 12, 02:59
Replies: 4
Views: 2,967
Posted By Triple F
Re: Unique G'KAR statue

Never seen one, so I’ve no idea if it is. But it *might* be one of the (originally unpainted) G’Kar models released thru the fan club for $125 (back around 1999)– and someone has painted it up.
...
Forum: B5.related October 10th 12, 14:34
Replies: 3
Views: 2,883
Posted By Triple F
Re: Anyone know what is wrong with http://www.b5tech.org/forum/...

I know Brandon was getting involved in a lot more - real world - things a year or so back, and had been only sporadically visiting the forum for a year or so before it went tits up. There was still...
Forum: B5.related September 28th 12, 23:19
Replies: 2
Views: 1,854
Posted By Triple F
Re: F.A.O KoshN

Ahh bugger. Doesn’t matter anyway since, as you’ve just noticed, I just removed it along with 90% of the other content on the page.
Forum: B5.related September 28th 12, 18:49
Replies: 2
Views: 1,854
Posted By Triple F
F.A.O KoshN

With your knowledge of the comics and novels, this *might* be right up your alley.

It’s almost certainly fan made, but any idea who may have came up with this a few years back (circa 2005).
...
Forum: B5.related September 25th 12, 18:04
Replies: 20
Views: 10,385
Posted By Triple F
Re: B5 New CGI Effects - Personal Project

AVI, or someting similar?
Forum: B5.related July 4th 12, 20:59
Replies: 13
Views: 7,347
Posted By Triple F
Re: Rare Babylon 5 collectibles

I’m guessing these are pretty rare.

http://www.facebook.com/B5Scrolls#!/photo.php?fbid=326453257443074&set=a.283248628430204.70587.178490865572648&type=1&theater
Forum: B5.personnel June 14th 12, 05:54
Replies: 4
Views: 4,350
Posted By Triple F
Steve Burg - Some early design work on Prometheus

You know. I just realised that this kind of stuff actually qualifies for inclusion into this section. Weird .. . . It never occurred to me before. Anyway.

Steve Burg (who designed stuff like...
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