Friday, August 13, 2010

Luck and Computers

As my luck would have it, the logic board on my computer decided that this morning would be a good time to call it quits.  This meant that I was completely unable to start my computer at all, let alone retrieve any necessary data for the various jobs I'm working on.  This will be the case for the next 5-7 business days while some guy somewhere hems and haws over the computer's repair.  Fun!

The loss of the various files I need is a painful one.  I'm already behind on several assignments due to Gen Con, and this will ensure my being even tardier.  Fortunately, my art directors have thus far been understanding and I'm trying to keep minimal any burden upon them.

I'm sure you're wondering what this means for the blog (though likely you're not wondering that at all).  Well, I have one entry in the pipe that I can publish as soon as I'm finished editing it, but must wait until my (hopefully) repaired computer returns before I can publish anything else with actual substance.  With a little good luck, I won't have to do the ad-libbed song and dance for too long and can get back to my regularly scheduled program.  I thank you for your patience.


  1. Good luck, dude! Sorry to hear about the crash! Also, good luck with those assigments and I certainly hope that GenCon works out smoothly. Cheers, bro.

  2. GenCon, fortunately, is over. But, I was just winding up for my next couple of jobs when this happened. I managed to actually get everything in to my clients, but I'm still worried that I'll lose vital data or end up with a computer that no longer works. Hopefully I'll hear something in the next few days. That would be lovely!

  3. Just to tie up any loose ends, my computer was returned to me today in good working order. The main logic board was fried and they're not really sure why. After 2 independent diagnoses of my hardware and software, everything now seems functional and I'm back in the saddle. On to painting!


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