New Year's Resolutions - 2018

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  1. KubeKing

    aa KubeKing Back home in Jupiter, things are getting harder

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    There was a similar thread made last year, not made by me, but I figured I'd pose the question again:

    What are your New Year's Resolutions for 2018? How are you planning on fulfilling them?

    For example:

    I'm going to make less bad excuses for myself. I always find reasons not to do what I really want to. I'll start paying attention to when excuses originate from myself (instead of from other people and situations). I also want to bring a map to Release Candidate.
     
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  2. red3pit

    red3pit L5: Dapper Member

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    Surviving till 2019.
     
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  3. Svode

    aa Svode Take a Chance on Me

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    I'll try to work more on my maps (especially with the April Fools and 5Connect contests in 2018) so that I can release more of them to this site.
     
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  4. Crash

    aa Crash func_nerd

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    Learn to make textures/ get more into graphics stuff.

    Secondary, want to start learning modeling.
     
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  5. Muddy

    Server Staff Muddy Muddy

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    Be a less bad person and a more responsible drinker

    basically the same as last year
     
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  6. YOYOYO

    YOYOYO L6: Sharp Member

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    Learn to slow down. I've been trying to rush everything my whole life :(
     
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  7. Faux Rhinoceros

    aa Faux Rhinoceros Also known as Dr. Element

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    1̶9̶2̶0̶ ̶x̶ ̶1̶0̶8̶0̶

    I'm gonna try to improve my self discipline. Would really help with a lot of shit such as exercising, snacking less, focussing when working on projects or when studying, etc.
     
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  8. Kobolite

    Kobolite L7: Fancy Member

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    i'll try to get into music making. i always wanted to make custom music for some of the stuff i'm working on
     
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  9. HolySnickerPuffs

    aa HolySnickerPuffs Bad at TF2, Loves Mapping For TF2

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    Creative-wise, I want to try to get a map to the late Beta/early RC stages. I also want to learn how to make a game, then start finalizing the ideas I've had for one. I also want to improve my drawing skills, because at this moment hands and feet/shoes are the bane of my existence.

    Health-wise, I want to lose weight and improve my dental hygiene.

    Also, everyone! Don't forget to check out 2017's resolutions (heres 2016's too) if you made them
     
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  10. Crowbar

    aa Crowbar perfektoberfest

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    make a map. Like, make a fucking map come on
     
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  11. Kapanyo

    Kapanyo L3: Member

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    seconded
     
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  12. Da Spud Lord

    aa Da Spud Lord L0: Shitty Member

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    Get a map to RC.
     
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  13. Aquadango

    Aquadango L2: Junior Member

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    Get my lazy ass back into art so I can commission in the summer.
     
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  14. Skittelz Pie

    Skittelz Pie L6: Sharp Member

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    • finish a map (like, Release Candidate)
    • actually go outside
    • grow mussels
    • learn to draw toon link
    • learn to edit photos good
    • make friends except i can't
    • break all these resolutions
    • EDIT: stop being stupid and have some logic_auto this time
     
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  15. Xelilian

    aa Xelilian That guy with a battleship

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    I want to lose weight and be more active, my weight has not done anything good for me and I want to fix it, I also want to start doing serious work into game development and finish my prototypes/concepts.
     
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  16. phi

    aa phi For Whom The Sorrows Sing

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    Not so much "resolutions" as much as they are "goals" I've had in mind for a while, but:

    I'm planning on recording and finishing my black metal demo tape sometime within the first two quarters of the year. Hopefully sooner rather than later, but university work may have me taking more time than I'd like. Once that's finished, I'm releasing it on Bandcamp and printing some tapes for it. I've been actively writing as we speak, so it's going to happen eventually.

    I'm also planning on working on only one major mapping project for the year, my upcoming Payload. It should be fully through beta by the end of the summer; and if not, by the end of the fall. Again, it depends on how much work I get in university, and how much work the musical project becomes.

    Other than that, I would like to get some sort of part time job, but we'll see. This year is mainly going to be focused on my music and university.
     
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  17. VEssex

    VEssex L2: Junior Member

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    This is more of a resolution and improvement agenda but whatev. Basically I want to:

    Get my map audience approved in the layout from testing and (hopefully) getting from a1 to rcx for the connect5 contest.

    Get better at making map(s)

    Get better at my algebra class. (From D+ to the Bs hopefully)

    Finish a Factorio rail world map and be done with it for a while.

    Get better at drawing on the side.

    Ultimately wrangle with time and scheduling a bit better in accordance to school and things.
     
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  18. KubeKing

    aa KubeKing Back home in Jupiter, things are getting harder

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    Happy New Year's from the East Coast of the US!
     
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  19. Creeps

    Creeps L1: Registered

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    Try to be less lazy, get better at art and make my first map.

    All three probably won't come to be (becouse of Lazyness :v)
     
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  20. Kapanyo

    Kapanyo L3: Member

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    I actually want to learn to play the guitar. So far I can already play End of Small Sanctuary and part of Undertale but they're easy and I can't even play all of them.
    Idk playing the guitar just feels kinda relaxing, it's a good stress reliever~
     
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