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by evgaming
Mon Nov 05, 2012 6:00 pm
Forum: Asset Creation: Writing
Topic: How to avoid cliché in a Japanese high school setting?
Replies: 30
Views: 4073

Re: How to avoid cliché in a Japanese high school setting?

The worst case scenario is that the VN will be ignored, which is not likely to happen here, unless the art is really horrible (or outside the norm) and the promotional write-up is boring. It really comes down to why you are making the game in the first place. If it is just for yourself, then yes, m...
by evgaming
Sun Nov 04, 2012 6:40 pm
Forum: Asset Creation: Writing
Topic: How to avoid cliché in a Japanese high school setting?
Replies: 30
Views: 4073

Re: How to avoid cliché in a Japanese high school setting?

You mentioned that your family is Japanese/Korean, and that your were born in the USA and grew up in a primarily Asian area.
Using that as part of your setting would make your VN stand out.
I second this. I would be far more interested in learning about the Asian experience in the US.
by evgaming
Sat Nov 03, 2012 4:33 am
Forum: Asset Creation: Art
Topic: The GUI thread!
Replies: 81
Views: 11671

Re: The GUI thread!

@lumen - I liked your first one the best - minus the readability. The latest one suffers from too many font styles and sizes, making it look amateurish. The first was more polished. If you can find a font that has the same overall feel but is easier to read, you'd be in good shape.
by evgaming
Mon Oct 29, 2012 9:57 pm
Forum: Works in Progress
Topic: The Edge of Magic (Modern fantasy) [Demo]
Replies: 95
Views: 12733

Re: The Edge of Magic (Modern fantasy)

I've never played Bastion. What's it about?
Here's a clip from the start of the game. Completely different genre, but it's food for thought.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7Kthr0ua2A
by evgaming
Mon Oct 29, 2012 8:45 pm
Forum: Works in Progress
Topic: The Edge of Magic (Modern fantasy) [Demo]
Replies: 95
Views: 12733

Re: The Edge of Magic (Modern fantasy)

I'm 100% for a voiced narrator. I think the idea, if done well, can really transform a game for the better. (Bastion anyone? 8) )
by evgaming
Mon Oct 29, 2012 2:04 pm
Forum: Personal Art Threads
Topic: I want to improve
Replies: 20
Views: 1747

Re: I want to improve

Hi desu_cake! I'm sure many other extremely talented artists are going to help you out, but I'll throw in a few thoughts. The design is great - you didn't need to tell me she's a stick in the mud, as I can already tell. The sour expression, stiff arms, and curled fists work in your favor. The costum...
by evgaming
Mon Oct 29, 2012 1:18 pm
Forum: Personal Art Threads
Topic: Amorphous's Art Thread
Replies: 13
Views: 1696

Re: Amorphous tries to art: Requesting critiques on first sp

I like the third the best overall, though I like the detail work from the second, such as the facial scruff and the rectangles inside the across-the-chest-belt-thing. Using thinner lines for details really would help make them pop.
by evgaming
Mon Oct 29, 2012 12:42 am
Forum: Personal Art Threads
Topic: Amorphous's Art Thread
Replies: 13
Views: 1696

Re: Amorphous tries to art: Requesting critiques on first sp

There's a lot to like about your sprite. The proportions are cartoonish but work, the pose has life, and the expression is interesting and suits the character. I don't mind thick lines or comic book looks, as long as they are done well. My only criticism for now is that it lacks polish. The lines ar...
by evgaming
Sun Oct 28, 2012 10:29 pm
Forum: Asset Creation: Writing
Topic: How to Deal with Rapists in a Game
Replies: 22
Views: 1805

Re: How to Deal with Rapists in a Game

Should I make the rapist obviously evil lest people think that I condone rape? You should make the story that you want to tell, regardless of what people you will never meet or talk to might think about you. That being said, rape is evil, so even if your character volunteers at a homeless shelter a...
by evgaming
Sun Oct 28, 2012 1:19 am
Forum: Asset Creation: Art
Topic: The GUI thread!
Replies: 81
Views: 11671

Re: The GUI thread!

@Kingv That's really pretty! I love it. My only critique is that the title's colors are too close to the background colors, so it gets lost. Other than that, nice! :D
by evgaming
Sat Oct 27, 2012 3:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where are the BxGs?
Replies: 222
Views: 14991

Re: Where are the BxGs?

I saw an idea being tossed around about getting rid of some sections that pertain to basic art and writing skills, but having just gotten here, I'd be sad to see them go. The reason I joined this forum was because it's a one stop shop for VN creation, from the basics to more advanced topics. Everyon...
by evgaming
Fri Oct 26, 2012 7:56 pm
Forum: Completed Games
Topic: Dreams of the Skies [2011 Anniversary Edition]
Replies: 53
Views: 24781

Re: Dreams of the Skies [2011 Anniversary Edition]

Yup, just found out about it now. Then again, I'm a recent lurker.
by evgaming
Fri Oct 26, 2012 7:01 pm
Forum: Creator Discussion
Topic: Pitching Your Visual Novel - What's Your Premise?
Replies: 76
Views: 7395

Re: Pitching Your Visual Novel - What's Your Premise?

Ok, here goes my premise! Crushing Skies, A Visual Novel Crippled from disease and confined to a wheelchair, Amara yearns to be more than the object of everyone's sympathy. Yet the chance to shine during a summer internship at Archi Tech Research turns tragic with the sudden death of her older siste...
by evgaming
Fri Oct 26, 2012 6:47 pm
Forum: Personal Art Threads
Topic: Trying to draw anime style, critiques please
Replies: 10
Views: 1054

Re: Trying to draw anime style, critiques please

The softer line art and colored shading really helped the girl, but there's still more tweaks to be done! - The watch should be facing the same direction as the back of the left hand, and the wrist should be wider. - The blouse looks REALLY loose around the left shoulder - what's keeping it from jus...
by evgaming
Fri Oct 26, 2012 12:16 am
Forum: Personal Art Threads
Topic: My first sprite. Took me a week!?!? *dying* *dies* *dead*
Replies: 5
Views: 733

Re: My first sprite. Took me a week!?!? *dying* *dies* *de

@Obscura Thanks so much! I was thinking Daria too (la la laaa la la laa laaaaa), though I hope it's not too cartoony since my project is on the serious side. @Ayutac I used Illustrator for the linework and Photoshop for everything else (sketching and painting). Though I used the elements version, be...