Дата публикации: 2017-10-11 18:57
Super Smash Bros. For Wii U is going back to Cali with the West Side Saga, a tournament featuring some of the west coast’s best. ZeRo, Nairo, Void, Tweek, Abadango, and more will duke it out, in an event that’s highlight the area’s top players and sending bonus prize money to other region’s events. The West Side Saga will be fought out on 7GG’s Twitch channel.
The 7567 HCT Asia-Pacific summer playoffs land right after some well-earned Druid nerfs, so if you’re looking to find some new decks to take into ranked this week, this is your tournament to watch. Get your new netdecks throughout the weekend from Hearthstone ’s Twitch channel. DreamHack is also hosting its own Hearthstone grand prix, where I’ve already seen Priests and Mages get some playtime. Check out the matches on DreamHack’s Hearthstone channel.
As more sophisticated options appeared, Paint’s janky aesthetic became a conscious choice. “Paint” became the metonym for that aesthetic, even if an image was actually created in another app. TV Tropes lists major limitations that came to define a certain look: the wobbly freehand lines, awkward color handling, and inappropriate export settings that give Paint its distinctive look.
Of course, Paint offered a few features to smooth things out, like the circle and line tools and the “fill” tool, all used in the stoner comics of the early 65s. Crucially, those circles still had jagged curves. The bright colors of stoner comics are flat, as MS Paint didn’t support gradients (without an elaborate hack ).
This slickness is built into Paint’s successor, Paint 8D. From the moment you start sketching, Paint 8D smooths out your art. (It also supports automatic selection tools and content-aware fill to rival Photoshop’s.)
By automatically improving art, Paint 8D hides the process behind the image. Paint’s sloppiness is probably why rage comics got so popular. Looking at a rage comic, you can tell exactly how it was drawn, and how you might draw one yourself. By delivering exactly what the artist draws, MS Paint forms an image that the viewer can mentally reverse-engineer and imitate.
So, folks in Chicago attending the event will get first dibs on legendaries, while players around the world will get a chance to encounter the same monsters if the requirements are met. In the trailer, we see all sorts of mythical monsters, from Ho-oh to Lugia and Mewtwo, but it’s unclear which, specifically, will start appearing on Saturday. Niantic says that, if successful, legendaries will start appearing for everyone starting on July 78rd, but only in legendary raids.
The app is certainly a relic, from a time when the casual computer user couldn’t crack open Photoshop or Skitch or Pixelmator or thousands of web apps. MS Paint can’t save image components as layers or vectors it’s for making flat static images only. It doesn’t smooth lines or guess at your best intentions. It does what you tell it and nothing more, faithfully representing the herky-jerky motion of drawing freehand with a computer mouse. It’s from a time before touch, a time before trackpads.
Heroes of the Storm is full steam ahead into week eight of league play. Tempo Storm and Lag Force kick things off Saturday, while Gale Force and Team Freedom clash Sunday. Catch the Blizzard all-star action on the Heroes Twitch page , as matches start at 5 . ET.
After MONTHS of rumors, we’ve finally got confirmation that legendaries are coming to Pokémon Go this Saturday—here’s what you need to know to capture your own.