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Forum: B5.related May 31st 21, 17:25
Replies: 30
Views: 30,845
Posted By Triple F
Re: The Babylon 5 Preservation Project

I prefer BBS style forums – far less cluttered, and more structured than most of the social media platforms - I'm guessing that will be down to them NOT being designed for ease of scrolling on mobile...
Forum: B5.related May 31st 21, 14:30
Replies: 30
Views: 30,845
Posted By Triple F
Re: The Babylon 5 Preservation Project

Curious as to why you're asking here?[/QUOTE]

Why would you be curious about that? This is a place where some of the folks who signed up visit and post occasionally . . . like yourself (though...
Forum: B5.related May 31st 21, 08:23
Replies: 30
Views: 30,845
Posted By Triple F
Re: The Babylon 5 Preservation Project

I noticed that the May 2021 update includes information about the release date for the book. Can anyone who signed up shed a bit of light on that. As of today it's now a year overdue from the...
Forum: B5.world April 7th 21, 16:38
Replies: 101
Views: 78,569
Posted By Triple F
Re: WB considering HD update

Thanks for answering. Not sure why anyone would be disappointed by this. It might not be my first choice, but at this point even the sock puppet proposal from The lost tales sounds good. ;)[/QUOTE]
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Forum: B5.world April 7th 21, 15:17
Replies: 101
Views: 78,569
Posted By Triple F
Re: WB considering HD update

Personally, really hope it happens. Always thought that an animated venture would be a very good way to get around a number of issues of casting, etc. See,for example, The Clone Wars series, and some...
Forum: B5.world April 6th 21, 23:43
Replies: 101
Views: 78,569
Posted By Triple F
Re: WB considering HD update

Don’t be a tease like that! Put your scoop in spoiler tags in case you are worried of pissing of some fans. Then the fans can choose for themselves.[/QUOTE]

Spoken to three people who have spoken...
Forum: B5.world April 5th 21, 19:04
Replies: 101
Views: 78,569
Posted By Triple F
Re: WB considering HD update

Actually. IGNORE what I said earlier, I've now got some details about the project and Warner Bros IS involved, but it isn't a remaster - it's something new. The models have been requested more for...
Forum: B5.world April 1st 21, 18:04
Replies: 101
Views: 78,569
Posted By Triple F
Re: WB considering HD update

The CGI, in relative terms at least, is reasonably straight forward to re-render - assuming you have the scene files. They hold all the virtual camera. lighting and model movement information. If...
Forum: B5.world April 1st 21, 15:06
Replies: 101
Views: 78,569
Posted By Triple F
Re: WB considering HD update

Funnily enough just uploaded the re-rendered opening sequence from Acts of Sacrifice and included 3 new scenes at the start using the original models (25 seconds roughly) - would have added more to...
Forum: B5.world April 1st 21, 00:37
Replies: 101
Views: 78,569
Posted By Triple F
Re: WB considering HD update

In truth I don't know what it is, just know what it isn't. Basically talking with someone who knows but the bugger won't tell me. All I know is it's not a remaster or Warner related, jms has been...
Forum: B5.world March 31st 21, 02:49
Replies: 101
Views: 78,569
Posted By Triple F
Forum: B5.world May 26th 20, 17:57
Replies: 41
Views: 18,873
Posted By Triple F
Re: Rewatching. Thus, I'm obligated to make a thread.

Subscribe to my Patreon to find out![/QUOTE]

:lol::guffaw:
Forum: B5.world July 23rd 19, 23:03
Replies: 22
Views: 11,452
Posted By Triple F
Re: Babylon 5: What should One watch?

Yup,
http://www.b5scrolls.com/#Screen1_18_5
Forum: B5.world July 23rd 19, 14:28
Replies: 22
Views: 11,452
Posted By Triple F
Re: Babylon 5: What should One watch?

John Copeland summed it up pretty well. How it is difficult to make lightning strike twice, and how jms hadn’t had anything like the same amount of time to work out the Crusade story. . . I know...
Forum: B5.world February 23rd 19, 16:07
Replies: 7
Views: 5,152
Posted By Triple F
Re: Babylon 5 and The Theory of an Ever Changing Environment

Don’t know if this fits the criteria of this idea, but one of the biggest changes between the gathering and the series was the Centauri.

In the pilot G’Kar was blackmailing Londo by threatening to...
Forum: B5.related February 4th 19, 21:34
Replies: 4
Views: 4,086
Posted By Triple F
Re: B5Scrolls is back up

Oh it was already downloading as I typed that last message. :thumbsup:

I also revived the old thread on GateWorld so folks over there are aware.[/QUOTE]

Wise. And thanks for the Gateworld...
Forum: B5.related February 3rd 19, 13:54
Replies: 4
Views: 4,086
Posted By Triple F
Re: B5Scrolls is back up

I hate it when others start sentences like this. . . . . But I’ve got a vague memory :) That Marshal Teague did see it when it was published on the behind the scenes facebook page a few years ago,...
Forum: B5.related February 3rd 19, 10:24
Replies: 4
Views: 4,086
Posted By Triple F
B5Scrolls is back up

Only took three years, but that’s B5Scrolls back up – and as always the whole thing is downloadable for free with no strings attached. Lots of new material scattered around the place.
...
Forum: B5.related November 3rd 18, 06:52
Replies: 3
Views: 3,857
Posted By Triple F
Re: B5 Limited Edition Screensaver (1995) Project

Before my time as a B5 fan – knew it existed but never seen the thing. Saying that, those are some pretty old and (these days largely) obscure file types being used on the disc. Mostly developed in...
Forum: B5.related October 18th 18, 05:15
Replies: 4
Views: 3,181
Posted By Triple F
Re: Babylon 5 Related Videos on YouTube

Yeah, the original models still exist. At least many of them still do.
Forum: B5.related October 18th 18, 01:13
Replies: 4
Views: 3,181
Posted By Triple F
Re: Babylon 5 Related Videos on YouTube

Ohhhh . .there’s a few such channels like that on youtube covering ship designs including those on Babylon 5, and they can be pretty difficult to listen to most of the time. But then again, that...
Forum: B5.related June 30th 18, 06:54
Replies: 18
Views: 7,545
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: 7,545
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: 7,545
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: 60,261
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: 60,261
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: 60,261
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: 60,261
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: 13,389
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: 5,790
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: 5,790
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: 2,624
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: 6,917
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: 6,917
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: 3,302
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: 8,733
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: 3,925
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: 3,925
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: 3,925
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: 17,425
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: 17,425
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: 17,425
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: 17,425
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: 17,425
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: 17,425
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: 9,375
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: 13,111
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: 13,111
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: 13,111
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: 13,111
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...
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