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 Forum: Asset Creation: Writing   Topic: So, you want a Critique? [Rant]

Posted: Wed May 27, 2015 5:57 pm 

Replies: 43
Views: 1883


Well actually my original point was it's rare there are any specific questions asked... It is rare, but the smarter ones DO ask specific questions. If there's a glaring inconsistency somewhere you overlooked, people will point it for you themselves. If that were True, then Jar Jar Binks would have ...

 Forum: Asset Creation: Writing   Topic: So, you want a Critique? [Rant]

Posted: Wed May 27, 2015 10:26 am 

Replies: 43
Views: 1883


I don't think it's a terrible idea to say, as a person with a valued opinion, "Can you give me feedback on your overall experience with this and anything else that will make the nearly completed project better?" I'm Not saying that you shouldn't ask for " feedback on your overall exp...

 Forum: Creator Discussion   Topic: What Would You Want in a Detective VN?

Posted: Sat May 02, 2015 4:14 pm 

Replies: 12
Views: 490


Read about the rules of fairplay mysteries. If you decide those rules are not for you, decide how to indicate to the readers what rules they should be using instead. Mystery readers will be very angry if they expect a fair mystery and don't get one. THIS, absolutely. The Rules of Fair Play In 1930,...

 Forum: Completed Games   Topic: The Walk [Psych][NaNoWinter 2015]

Posted: Fri May 01, 2015 4:37 pm 

Replies: 57
Views: 6930


I had a ton of fun with this game, great job!! I'm glad you enjoyed it! I've come across these Jungian type analysis things-- in one of my lectures, our professor took us through something like this. This was a lot more in depth, though! Great job. Thank you. I first ran across the test while I was...

 Forum: Completed Games   Topic: The Walk [Psych][NaNoWinter 2015]

Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2015 9:53 am 

Replies: 57
Views: 6930


This game was gorgeous. Thanks to you, I've got to know my thoughts and my mind better. I'm thrilled you enjoyed the game! I thought it would be a few obvious answer questions or "choose from the underneath symbols", so it made quite an impression on me when in the beginning the backgroun...

 Forum: Completed Games   Topic: The Walk [Psych][NaNoWinter 2015]

Posted: Sat Apr 18, 2015 12:36 am 

Replies: 57
Views: 6930


Ladyalexia wrote:
Love this game. It was. Also it pinpoint at most things.

I'm glad you enjoyed it!

 Forum: Asset Creation: Writing   Topic: Which kind of genre?

 Post subject: Re: Which kind of genre?
Posted: Fri Apr 10, 2015 8:40 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 337


I'm expected to write four stories for my visual novel, but I'm having a hard time deciding what kind of genre should I choose for my first story. I know this is a weird question, but I need suggestions: -If you were to play my visual novel, would you like the first story to be a sci-fi comedy or a...

 Forum: Ren'Py Questions and Announcements   Topic: Is it possible to make an assessment quiz on Ren'py?

Posted: Sun Apr 05, 2015 6:40 am 

Replies: 4
Views: 313


I know it's possible to make quizes and games, but instead of "yes/no" questions, I was wondering if it'd be possible to make questions like... "what's your favorite color?" and "what sign are you?" then in the end, have a result based off the choices you make. sorry, ...

 Forum: Ren'Py Questions and Announcements   Topic: Customizing the namebox

 Post subject: Re: Customizing the namebox
Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2015 1:01 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 189


Hi there! Thanks a lot for the very specific help! Right now I get the follow error when I try running the game after placing that piece of text in the right spot (with the right spacing) in options.rpy: File "game/options.rpy", line 131: invalid syntax style say_label: First, swap the co...

 Forum: Ren'Py Questions and Announcements   Topic: Customizing the namebox

 Post subject: Re: Customizing the namebox
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 9:21 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 189


. . . I want my namebox to be a different from my regular textbox (they are using two different PNG files and have different margins/padding etc. The problem is I don't know where in the script I should customize the namebox. And then once I've customized that namebox, will I have to use something ...

 Forum: General Discussion   Topic: What was your first VN made like?

Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 2:10 am 

Replies: 29
Views: 1184


I made a practice VN.... today. Just to learn the program. I got a good Idea how it works... sortive.... off topic. . . . So what was yours like? My first completed VN was Torrey & the Vampire R-18!!! , an adult kinetic story using doctored images from MorgueFiles and other free image places. B...

 Forum: Asset Creation: Writing   Topic: How to write characters that people love in a short time?

Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2015 11:25 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 745


Simplest way? There's a formula for creating character sympathy. Use a combination of the nine following ingredients. You need at least 5 of them. Using 6-7 of them is best. (Taken and paraphrased from Eric Edson's The Story Solution - seriously, go buy it.) Excellent advice. (Adding to notes.) -- ...

 Forum: Asset Creation: Writing   Topic: Improving romance in games with rivalry and respect

Posted: Sat Mar 21, 2015 10:52 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 520


I really like his model for building a comedic romantic relationship. -- It's very different from the typical (boring) stat-building style; by simply saying what the character wants to hear, or outright bribery with dates and gifts. However, it would be quite challenging to create this, mainly becau...

 Forum: WiP: NaNoRenO   Topic: The Last Hunt [Huntress/Magic Horse]

Posted: Sat Mar 21, 2015 1:50 am 

Replies: 18
Views: 1406


This story sounds and looks awesome so far!
-- I'm looking forward to seeing what you do with it. ♥

 Forum: Completed Games   Topic: The Walk [Psych][NaNoWinter 2015]

Posted: Sat Mar 21, 2015 1:44 am 

Replies: 57
Views: 6930


Okay, so I don't know if you still remember or not, but I've actually made the review . . . and I hope you like it. http://ernestalice15.tumblr.com/tagged/visual%20novel I'm honored that you took the time to review my little game, and I did indeed enjoy reading it! -- I'm thrilled that you enjoyed ...
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