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Moving house again

Hello, and happy new year! This isn't the annual resolution post or a proper content update—that'll likely fall on or around my birthday, as per usual. This is just a quick notice to say that I'm going to be making another server move very soon, possibly even starting tomorrow (Monday the 21st). I do apologize for the short notice, but my current host has made some recent changes that I'm not happy about, and I'd like to be switched over to my new host (and hopefully last for a long while) before the month ends so I don't have to pay the current provider for February.

As with any server move, there's likely to be some downtime as files and especially the domain name are switched over to the new host. This will affect Altered Origin as well as the Phoenixdex and Turquoise, but hopefully any disruption in service will be minimal.

See you all on the other side, hopefully with some new stuff in tow!

Eleven and counting

Altered Origin turns eleven years old today! Not as momentous as ten, certainly, but still a little terrifying, haha. It's going to be another quiet one due to busy days and a few personal hiccups, but here's what I've got...

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Ten years of this nonsense

I'm still having some difficulty processing it, to be honest. Ten years. Ten years ago was when the Demented Chicken Network first saw the light of day, tossed up on some inexpensive hosting while I was lounging around in my dorm during freshman year. And having written that I've just realized that this website, as dcNET and Altered Origin and all the miscellanous constituent projects that popped up here and there and were eventually folded back in, like Insubstantiality (my sporadic "blogging") or 493 (the one-shot pokédex project that survives today as 807 mini), has been with me for almost my entire adult life so far. Oh, man. That's... that's a thing. That is a thing. I don't know what to do with this information.

I'll figure it out eventually, I suppose. In the mean time, how about a few birthday updates so you visitors can enjoy yourselves while I'm over here having my mind blown?

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Knockin' a little dust off

Long time no see, friends! Haven't made much headway on the larger projects yet, unfortunately, but I figured I could at least put up some new fanart I've been forgetting to upload for ages. Check out the two new(ish) pics there, and, just so there's a little something in it for you, the Rayquaza piece is also available as wallpaper suitable for your smartphone! I need to do a bit of thinking about how I might want to make them more readily available going forward, but for now, here, have some links:

Normal Rayquaza on black: 720x1280 - 1080x1920
Shiny Rayquaza on white: 720x1280 - 1080x1920

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