What started as a desire to make a phone wallpaper turned into short, confusing dive into the world of Japanese paint catalogs…
JP-based company Turner Colour Works Ltd. at some point in 2015 officially partnered with Khara and licensed a color based on the character Ayanami Rei from Evangelion fame.
AYANAMIBLUE, an Acrylic Gouache paint, made for the Evangelion 20th Anniversary, is a bit of a unicorn. Not only is it an exclusively licensed paint, but it also doesn’t appear in any digital form. It is decidedly a physical product; an analog medium. …
Not even a few minutes before I started writing this, there was a livestream involving a political candidate. In the stream’s Facebook comments, I saw literal bots shouting canned messages demanding that the candidate give up. Disparaging messages that I know die-hard and casual fans of that candidate wouldn’t be caught dead making.
How did I know they were bots? I looked at their profile.
Nothing hidden to the public. Nothing guarded to only friends.
Zero activity except profile pictures (which were stolen, Google reverse image search confirms). Zero friends. …
These are five very different phrases that share a same theme of producing something that’s familiar, again.
But each one is vastly different.
Redesigning everything from the ground up while staying mostly faithful to the original.
When you hear “remake”, you should think of Resident Evil 1 “REmake” on Nintendo GameCube.
Selling the same exact thing as it was before, with little to no adjustments, on a new platform or media.
When you hear “re-release”, you should think of RE4’s endless library of ports.
Keeping the core intact but increasing the visual fidelity of something. A remaster can be an…