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I'm Dan Walma, and I'm the guy behind The Dink Network. If anything on the site works, breaks, or looks at you funny, I assure you that it is all my fault.

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2016-11-17 21:39:43
King Male United States xbox steam
A mother ducking wizard 
I struggled with kinda severe depression and and anxiety until just a few years ago, and even now sometimes things aren't that great. I'm not sure what your situation is (whether you live in the US and are on your parent's insurance, or if you're in a wonderland where medical expenses are paid for by magic fairies, or something else), but it might be worth going to see a therapist.

When I was in college, I didn't really make any friends in the real world (online was different, given this here web site). Throughout all four years, I made a grand total of 2 friends (who I met in my third year), and I'm only facebook friends with one of them now. In my third year, I realized that this wasn't just going to change by itself, and I should do something about it. I went to the student services center, and somehow (I honestly don't remember how it happened) I started going to some individual therapy sessions, and even some group therapy sessions. To be quite honest, I don't feel like I got much out of these; I think throwing a kid with social anxiety into group therapy sessions was one of the psychology departments fun experiments, on par with sending someone afraid of clowns to Clownapalooza 2003.

But, after college, I got a job, and things weren't much better. After working for three years (I'm just recognizing the pattern now, hmm), I tried again, calling the 'Behavioral Health / Employee Assistance Program' phone number on my health insurance card, and they set me up with a local therapist. The therapist recommended a psychologist, and I started taking some anti-depressants and anti-anxiety medication as I continued seeing the therapist. After a couple years of medication and therapy, I changed somehow. It wasn't like the therapist unlocked any huge revelations ("Oh, I'm afraid of clowns because my mom is literally a clown and I just noticed that"), but it helped challenge most of my self-loathing and depressive thoughts, and helped redirect me to be more positive, usually.

After that anti-revelation, I stopped taking the drugs, and stopped going to therapy, and have been mostly happy about life. I still don't like most people, but I'm ok with that instead of stressing about it.

So, if you have the opportunity, I'd recommend trying to see a therapist and/or psychologist. It probably won't help right away, but over time it might.

redink1 has released 53 files

Cycles of EvilD-Mod, RompGood 8.7January 8th, 2015
Cast Awakening Part 5: RevolutionD-Mod, QuestExceptional 9.1January 4th, 2015
Cast Awakening Part 1: InitiationD-Mod, QuestExceptional 9.5September 29th, 2014
WeatherDevelopment, GraphicsExceptional 9.1June 21st, 2007
Adventures of Ed the SCV (The)D-Mod, RompGood 7.3March 26th, 2006
Dink Smallwood 1.08 Source CodeDevelopment, Source, Official, Dink.exeExceptional 9.9March 10th, 2006
Dinky Dimensions 1: FIATD-Mod, Epic, UnfinishedExceptional 9.2February 26th, 2006
Video Tutorial: BombroxDevelopment, TutorialExceptional 9.0December 7th, 2005
Save Game Editor of JusticeDevelopment, UtilityGood 8.0June 30th, 2004
Dukie's Shooting GalleryD-Mod, Miscellaneous, RompGood 7.8October 25th, 2003
DinkSaysDevelopment, UtilityFair 5.5October 22nd, 2003
DinkSavesDevelopment, UtilityExceptional 9.0October 9th, 2003
TreesDevelopment, GraphicsExceptional 9.4August 1st, 2003
reDinkMiscellaneous, Source, Dink.exeExceptional 9.0February 14th, 2003
Hard.dat RewriteDevelopmentGood 8.3August 1st, 2002
FIAT JournalDevelopment, MiscellaneousTolerable 4.0June 20th, 2002
FIAT v0.99i SourceDevelopment, SourceExceptional 9.3January 20th, 2002
Dinky Dimensions 2: End of TimeD-Mod, QuestExceptional 9.0January 11th, 2002
FFCreate 2Development, UtilityExceptional 9.1January 2nd, 2002
SuperVar SourceDevelopment, SourceGood 7.7July 20th, 2001
Flower BloodDevelopment, Miscellaneous, Add-OnGood 7.6July 20th, 2001
Smile BloodDevelopment, Miscellaneous, Add-OnFair 6.9July 20th, 2001
Explorations: redink1's BasementD-Mod, Miscellaneous, RompFair 6.2January 5th, 2001
Dink CD LabelMiscellaneousGood 7.6August 4th, 2000
FIAT Winamp SkinMiscellaneousN/AApril 30th, 2000
Dink's Friendly DoubleDevelopment, MiscellaneousGood 7.5March 30th, 2000
FroggerD-Mod, Miscellaneous, RompGood 7.8February 13th, 2000
Taking ScreenshotsDevelopment, TutorialFair 5.9February 6th, 2000
DinkersD-Mod, MiscellaneousFair 6.5January 20th, 2000
Reconstruction: The Freedmen's BureauD-Mod, QuestGood 8.9December 12th, 1999
Alliance CommandD-Mod, RompGood 8.4December 5th, 1999
DinkMouseMiscellaneousGood 8.6September 17th, 1999
DinksaberDevelopment, MiscellaneousFair 6.6July 2nd, 1999
DinkCraftD-Mod, UnfinishedGood 7.8June 25th, 1999
Dink Arena - GUID-Mod, RompGood 8.7June 8th, 1999
StarDinkD-Mod, RompGood 7.1May 26th, 1999
Dink Smallwood & The End of TimeD-Mod, QuestGood 7.9April 7th, 1999
CM2PillbugMiscellaneous, Add-OnFair 5.5February 20th, 1999
Lost in DinkD-Mod, QuestGood 7.9January 28th, 1999
Dink Smallwood Goes Trick-Or-Treating SourceDevelopment, SourceGood 8.4October 31st, 1998
Dink Smallwood Goes Trick-Or-TreatingD-Mod, RompGood 7.0October 31st, 1998
DinkLogoMiscellaneousGood 8.6October 11th, 1998
Lost in Dink v3.0 SourceDevelopment, SourceGood 8.7January 1st, 1990
Basic Enemy ShootDevelopmentGood 8.1January 1st, 1990
LanternDevelopmentGood 8.7January 1st, 1990
Scrolling BackgroundDevelopmentExceptional 9.0January 1st, 1990
Weather DemonstrationDevelopmentGood 7.0January 1st, 1990
Applying Dink PalletesDevelopment, TutorialGood 8.0January 1st, 1990
D-Mod Dink.ini EditingDevelopment, TutorialGood 7.5January 1st, 1990
KeycodesDevelopment, TutorialGood 8.8January 1st, 1990
Redink1's Neat StuffDevelopment, TutorialGood 7.5January 1st, 1990
D-Mod Movie ExampleDevelopment, TutorialGood 8.7January 1st, 1990
Scrolling TilesDevelopmentGood 7.0January 1st, 1990

redink1 has written 21 reviews

Not Great Pokemon: Bible VersionNormalHorrible 0.1January 24th, 2015
An Exceedingly Detailed and Well-Crafted Revenge Tale Malachi the JerkNormalExceptional 9.3October 5th, 2014
Slick Enemy HealthbarFeaturedExceptional 9.8February 16th, 2007
After Being Pretty Impressed with Once in a Lifetime And World of Dinkc Blood ScorpionsNormalGood 8.5December 6th, 2003
Anarchy Halloween Party is Dripping in Style Anarchy Halloween PartyNormalGood 7.0November 7th, 2003
When I First Saw the Title Dink Nukem - Darkland F**d Up!FeaturedHorrible 2.0October 24th, 2003
Beginning of Evil is an Interesting Conundrum Beginning of EvilFeaturedFair 6.0July 26th, 2003
In Defense of This Tutorial Thing (After Phoenix Blasted it All To Heck): Applying Dink PalletesFeaturedGood 8.0March 6th, 2003
Pilgrim's Quest is an Excellent D-Mod Pilgrim's QuestFeaturedExceptional 9.7November 18th, 2002
Windinkedit is the Best Editor For D-Mods WinDinkeditNormalExceptional 9.6September 7th, 2002
I Concur with Wc: the Windinkedit Code is an Invaluable Resource WinDinkedit Source CodeNormalExceptional 9.8September 7th, 2002
It Used To Be a Necessity For Any D-Mod Author DinkC HelpNormalGood 8.9July 9th, 2002
I Never Really Paid Much Attention To the Versions of Dinkc Reference Prior To the Current... DinkC ReferenceNormalExceptional 9.8July 9th, 2002
Quite a Nice Alternative To the Skins Packed with Customfe CustomFE 1 SkinpackNormalGood 8.5June 26th, 2002
A Fun Creeping Sands (The)FeaturedGood 8.9June 19th, 2002
Might As Well Review This FFCreate 2NormalExceptional 9.0April 22nd, 2002
The Best Frontend Available CustomFENormalExceptional 9.5March 23rd, 2002
Best Demo Ever CrosslinkNormalExceptional 9.9February 28th, 2002
Actually DWTDNormalGood 8.0January 25th, 2002
A Technology Test of Creating a Point-And-Click Adventure in Dink Smallwood Seemed Like a ... Explorations: redink1's BasementNormalTolerable 4.2January 22nd, 2002
Stone of Balance is a D-Mod You're Going To Love And Hate At the Same Time Stone of BalanceFeaturedExceptional 9.4December 5th, 2001

redink1 has taken 11 screenshots

Preview Mystery IslandDecember 21st, 2015
Preview Dink Smallwood: Achievement Unlocked EditionSeptember 4th, 2014
Preview Green Dwarf GraphicsAugust 17th, 2014
Preview A Fish Named BloopFebruary 23rd, 2014
Preview Enemy HealthbarFebruary 16th, 2007
Preview Dink JumpsFebruary 16th, 2007
Preview Goblin FunFebruary 12th, 2007
Preview Dink SmallwoodFebruary 12th, 2007
Preview Dink SmallwoodFebruary 12th, 2007
Preview Dink SmallwoodFebruary 12th, 2007
Preview I, Kara GuFebruary 11th, 2007