Hey, everyone, I just wanted to update you all on a very important issue affecting YouTube right now. Whether or not you are a content creator or merely one of YouTube’s millions of viewers, this issue can affect you if you create or enjoy watching family-friendly content. So please read on. Continue reading Please Help Us to Save Family-Friendly YouTube Content
Good day, everyone! I recently got a copy of Super Mario Maker 2 and have been spending many hours playing through all kinds of cool and creative stages created by fellow Mario fans all across the globe. Which got me thinking…it could be really cool to record your Mario Maker stages on our Virtual Bastion YouTube channel for the whole world to see! If you’re interested, keep reading below for the details. Continue reading Want to See Your Super Mario Maker 2 Levels on YouTube?
The night of 4/16/19, the Duck had a spooky dream courtesy of a PC game called SCP: Containment Breach. If you’re not familiar, the SCP Foundation is a fictional group that basically collects and studies anomalous creatures and objects. Kind of like the TV series, Warehouse 13. But scarier. This particular dream featured SCP-173, a statue that moves at incredible speeds as long as you aren’t looking at it. (If you’re thinking that they stole the idea from Dr. Who’s Weeping Angels, well, SCP-173 was actually created first, so…) Continue reading The Duck Dreams of SCP-173
The Duck has recorded another song on the piano, this time a tune quite befitting this most spooky of holidays, the church music from Banjo-Kazooie’s Mad Monster Mansion! Though I am uncertain what the monsters are mad about, I do know that this song was really fun to play, even if the faster part at the end took quite a bit of practice to get right. It is also totally truthful and not fanciful storytelling that Motzand himself taught it to me, and you can all believe this without question because I am a very honest and trustworthy Duck who has never given anyone any reason to doubt me…. Continue reading Spoopy Music: Mad Monster Mansion
Ever since playing Undertale, the Duck has been inspired to return to several abandoned hobbies, piano and drawing. As far as the former goes, the first song I decided to learn was It’s Raining Somewhere Else. Fortunately, there are some very useful tutorials out there on Youtube. The one I used is below: Continue reading Piano Time: It’s Raining Somewhere Else and Organization XIII
G’day, folks. I have a short update for you all. The Duck of Indeed’s Youtube channel…has recently become deceased. Due to some harassing and inappropriate comments, I have decided to remove all of my Youtube videos, along with any corresponding blog posts, or any other blog posts that mention my personal life or give away my appearance. The Internet can be a rather…odd place, as we all know, so perhaps it was unwise to reveal as much about myself as I did. Other than that, this blog, and my gaming endeavors on Virtual Bastion, will continue as usual. Onward and tally ho! Continue reading The Duck’s Youtube Channel…Goes the Way of the Dodo
During my recent adventures on Deviant Art, I stumbled upon yet more wonderful Undertale fan art from Zarla. Apparently, DA member Jazaaboo had written lyrics for Papyrus’ battle theme, Bonetrousle, and Zarla created a fittingly adorable comic out of it. Various people have sung this song on Youtube, and of course, I simply needed to do this, as well! Behold, the Duck’s okay singing abilities and equally as okay Adobe Premiere skills! I’m pretty much an expert on panning and zooming at this point. And be sure to watch out for Undertale Duck…. Continue reading An Undertale Comic Dub: My Favorite Holiday
It should be more than clear by now that the Duck is a big fan of kitties. Having had many kitties of my own that are loved like the family they are, not to mention my ability to befriend almost any cat I meet, cats and I have a bond indeed. Therefore, it was quite a treat when I learned about a Youtube channel called Kitten Academy, which sports a 24-hour a day, 365-day a year live stream showing the many kittens they are currently fostering. This doesn’t include the live “Kitten Close-Ups” that take place every evening where, as the name suggests, you can see the kittens up close and personal.
Kitten Academy deserved a shout-out of its own because it is more than just a regular Youtube channel. The two people who run it, Mr. A and DJ, are kind people who have chosen to give up several rooms of their house and devote their spare time to fostering kittens until they can be adopted. In addition to the “alumni”, they also have six “faculty” cats who remain with them, from Headmaster Acro and the elusive Headmistress Smokey to several “Professors”, Custard, Loganberry, Ari, and Eddie. Oh, and they also have a very large, but very gentle dog named Elsie who seems to be in charge of ensuring that cats can get along with their canine counterparts. With a doggy as nice as Elsie, growing kittens can’t help but see dogs as friends rather than foes. Continue reading Youtuber Shout-Out: Kitten Academy
My blog is now seven years old, folks! How cool is that? I had hoped that such a lucky number would mean good luck, and it pretty much did, as a lot of nifty neato things happened this year! Before we get to the good stuff, let’s review my current stats. Hmm, let’s see here…subscribers went up from 295 to 349, and total views has increased from 24,723 to 29,061. Mm-kay. My best day continues to be December 9, 2012 with 208 views.
I’m super happy my subscribers and views have increased this past year. (And it’s all thanks to you guys!) But the fact that my blog’s best day was 4.5 years ago makes me cry on the inside a little. Continue reading The Blog’s a Lucky Seven Years Old
If you’re a fan of the Haunted Mansion, there’s a good chance you’re familiar with the infamous Hatbox Ghost. This mysterious figure was originally intended to be a part of the ride, but he was removed shortly after the Haunted Mansion opened to mortals like you and me. His brief appearance caused some confusion and also gave rise to a rather intriguing legend. Had anyone really seen this ghoulish Hatbox Ghost or was he a mere hallucination? For a ride revolving around a haunted estate inhabited by 999 “happy haunts”, it was all the more chilling for one of these ghosts to have seemingly vanished without a trace. To this day, they say that no record remains of what became of the original Hatbox Ghost figure. Of course, that’s not the end of the story, nor is it quite the beginning. Continue reading The Legend of the Hatbox Ghost