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Mark M wrote on December 25, 2022
Merry chrishmash
ian wrote on December 25, 2022
what did you wish for this year, little one?

meri kuri (sumasu)
to you, one ian macloud.
happy, happy, happy.
Admin Reply by: ian
I wished for death.
Maybe next year...
Ani wrote on December 24, 2022
Hi! I can't believe I just found out this existed considering I've been watching your videos for years! Right now, they're helping me get through my first year of college, and frankly, you've been keeping me going through all my schooling. I love your unique sense of humor and editing style! I don't have too much of substance to say, sorry about that, but I just got so excited finding this website (especially since it's got a retro look, I didn't have much experience with older websites; the closest I've seen to them is the Hypnagogic Archive). Sorry for the long post, thanks for all the amazing content you make!
Admin Reply by: ian
Hey thanks so much Ani! I hope you're having a good first year at college!
Heraldo wrote on December 24, 2022
It's time for saaaantaaaaa.
Admin Reply by: ian
My Santa traps are ready. This time I'm gonna get him.
me wrote on December 24, 2022
WHY are you so AWESOME??????
Admin Reply by: ian
i eat my vegetables
xXxPR0-F1GHT3RxXx wrote on December 24, 2022
This website is pretty cool, mind if i link it in myspace?
Admin Reply by: ian
Please do!
Ellie wrote on December 24, 2022
Very epic
OperatingSystemCAR wrote on December 23, 2022
Hi there Ian I'm a fan of about two years and have visited your website somewhat infrequently and wanted to ask you if you use a website builder like wix or if you program your web page all yourself

It's a weird thing to ask but it's due to my curiosity and fascination with how you made your web page look very turn of the century-ish
Admin Reply by: ian
I use Wordpress! If I knew how to code I'd do it myself, but I do not so I cannot.
Ross The FoxHusky wrote on December 23, 2022
Your art is fluffy and awesome! Happy Holidays tooo!
Rapdactyl wrote on December 23, 2022
You should visit more malls!
boringmoose wrote on December 23, 2022
itstimetoduel! wrote on December 23, 2022
I set down 1 monster card and play 2 cards face down in my spell/trap zone. Your move, Ian.
Admin Reply by: ian
I draw the final piece of Exodia and win the game.
Unclear wrote on December 23, 2022
A guestbook? It's been forever and a half since I've seen one of these.

Hey! Been enjoying your videos ever since you posted your original MW3 video to Reddit well over a decade ago.

Wanna art trade? 😀 (haha just kidding. unless...?)
Admin Reply by: ian
Thank you so much unclear! Man, the MW3 video... what a weird YouTube journey it's been so far.
Appreciate the art trade offer, but I honestly draw way too slowly and infrequently for something like that.
Woof wrote on December 22, 2022
Hey Ian! How long have you been drawing for? You draw so good, i love your art style it’s very comforting, I can’t explain why

Also my friend watched the snow day video and said you reminded him of this one guy on the yt channel named FGTV. I never watched it so im not sure if that’s a compliment or not. If it’s not then he’s just being mean.
Admin Reply by: ian
Thank you very much! I have been drawing since elementary school! A real long time.

I do not know FGTV, but thank you for relaying the possible compliment or possible insult.
Daddy Toadsworth wrote on December 22, 2022
Don't let this webpage consume your bum bum.
Morrigan Valentine wrote on December 22, 2022
This page gets the certified epic award, keep up the good work B)
trashwizard wrote on December 22, 2022
hey ian! been a long time fan for a while and i love how you've embraced this early web aesthetic. it makes me very nostalgic 🙂 i really need to make my own geocities site sometime but i'm worried it'll require a lot of HTML coding which i have 0 experience in lol. either way, happy holidays!!
Admin Reply by: ian
It would be so cool if they brought back GeoCities.
I hear NeoCities is a pretty cool alternative though! Might be worth looking into...
Jason wrote on December 22, 2022
This Ian person knows how to make a good things keep it up!
Aydin wrote on December 22, 2022
any plans for posting your music on spotify? I really like GONE.
Admin Reply by: ian
Thanks Aydin!
I'm not sure about Spotify at this time... to be honest I'm nervous about posting my music there. I don't feel like I'm good enough just yet.
If you go to my SoundCloud page though, you can actually download a lot of tracks, including "gone", and add it to your Spotify local files!
BigtheCat542 wrote on December 22, 2022
Moose! You're my favorite streamer/yter and you've inspired me to try my own hand at it. I love your whole retro chill aesthetic, but I wanted to know, at what point does "being inspired by" become "just straight up stealing"?

Ofc actually using any of your art, images, media, face etc. would be stealing, but in a muddier sense, is using your ideas of chillstreams and overall aesthetic stealing? What do you consider the line to be?

Since I'm a beginner I'd rather ask now and never cross the line and get into good etiquette and habits.
Admin Reply by: ian
Heyo there, Big!

What an interesting question! One with probably not a very solid answer, but I'll do my best. I definitely think that taking images, media, or just stealing my face is probably a step too far, but one person can't "own" a style (as much as I'd like to own the world of chill, i cannot).

My advice would be to make sure that you're putting your own spin on things in whatever you're doing. If I'm an inspiration, then try and look at my work and say "okay how can I do this, but differently? if our work is shown side by side, how does mine stand out?" Make sure you're putting some of yourself in there and not just copying notes, you know?

I think another great idea is to find more than one source of inspiration. If you're just basing your work off of one thing, I feel like it can be easy to end up imitating it too closely. But if you take inspiration from 3 things and try to take the bits you like from each thing and put it into *your* new thing, then it's much more likely to stand out as a unique piece of work. Or at least a new twist on an existing style.

I think ultimately though, if you're already thinking about this kind of thing before you start, you're probably going to be just fine. Keep trying to stay inspired! Make things how you would like to make them! Take chances, make mistakes, and get messy.
  1. cheesy // brutalmoose 2:17
  2. gone // brutalmoose 2:41
  3. buried in the backyard // 3X0BAS3 2:05
  4. Late Night Thoughts // Yungtown feat. J Gill 6:01
  5. door // brutalmoose 3:46
  6. distress signal // 3X0BAS3 3:51
  7. Jimmy Bully Hopkins // Yungtown 1:17
  8. goodnight forever // brutalmoose 2:40