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by High
Mon Dec 17, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you "play" or "read" Visual Novels?
Replies: 4
Views: 456

Do you "play" or "read" Visual Novels?

So... I've always thought of Visual Novels as a genre of Video Games, that included the likes of Life Is Strange and the Telltale games. They are a type of software sold in places like Itch and Steam so to me it was no brainer. Bu T after joining the forum I've seen people talk about how they were g...
by High
Sun Dec 16, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Get that thing off your chest... Now...
Replies: 5251
Views: 376138

Re: Get that thing off your chest... Now...

Tumblr really is gonna go ahead and commit suicide, huh? I'm sad cause of all the content that will be lost, but good riddance to that cesspool with an unusable UI. RIP , it was not nice knowing you. https://media.giphy.com/media/v9mGcjNVThBZu/giphy.gif
by High
Sun Dec 16, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is this yaoi?
Replies: 15
Views: 904

Re: Is this yaoi?

I will not post in this thread anymore, it has already veered enough into Off-Topic territory. (I'm really sorry @NadOtavias ) If anyone would like to continue to discuss Yaoi, make a thread for that. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
by High
Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is this yaoi?
Replies: 15
Views: 904

Re: Is this yaoi?

It's inaccurate to say that BL is just straight women fetishising gay male love, and it feeds into a lot of negative attitudes towards BL fans that have been on the rise over the last few months. No, it is 100% acurate, you're being revisionist. Since the genre's inception the main authors of Boy's...
by High
Thu Dec 13, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Asset Creation: Writing
Topic: How do I effectively write tragic and emotional scenes and bad endings?
Replies: 4
Views: 405

Re: How do I effectively write tragic and emotional scenes and bad endings?

Sounds mostly good but I'm kinda confused about the MC and love interest arguing during a match. Seems kinda nonsensical. And why would MC even come if they got into a argument? Maybe the MC attended the match because he wanted to patch things up but then things got heated? I don't know if it makes...
by High
Thu Dec 13, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Asset Creation: Writing
Topic: How do I effectively write tragic and emotional scenes and bad endings?
Replies: 4
Views: 405

Re: How do I effectively write tragic and emotional scenes and bad endings?

I think you should make the Protagonist's presence in the tournament the very reason the Love Interest dies, or the thing that starts the sequence of events that lead to Love Interest's death. Something like: (A)Protagonist attends the tournament. (B)Protagonist and Love Interest are on bad terms (b...
by High
Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is this yaoi?
Replies: 15
Views: 904

Re: Is this yaoi?

Would this be considered yaoi/BL or bara? I don't think you should label your game actually. The terms Bara and Yaoi sort of lose their meaning in the West so it is pointless to try and fit in to a box that is even clearly defined. I think you should just consider your game a Gay game and that's it...
by High
Tue Dec 11, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Japanese themed BL
Replies: 2
Views: 299

Re: Japanese themed BL

I don't really have an opinion on Japanese inspired VNs. You seem a little worried your novel might be derivative and I don't think you should be. You've admitted yourself you see a lot of potential in the theme. You should just go a head and Do It! What are you waiting for? :wink:
by High
Tue Dec 11, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BL game without smut
Replies: 4
Views: 379

Re: BL game without smut

I tend to think that there's an audience for everything, no matter how niche. But the thing is, I don't know what audience size you would consider satisfactory. What is your goal for your novel? What numbers do you want it to do? What does success mean to you? Ultimately the only person who can tell...
by High
Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Works in Progress
Topic: Closing Spaces [BxB][Romance][SchooolLife][Drama]
Replies: 5
Views: 843

Re: Closing Spaces [BxB][Romance][SchooolLife][Drama]

1. Tsundere or detached/cold persona? I think detached makes more sense since you described Ren as having a "frozen heart" and not really showing his emotions. 2. Would touching on subjects like panic attacks/emotional trauma in a light-hearted game be a turn off? Not necessarily. I think it is def...
by High
Mon Dec 10, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: Works in Progress
Topic: The Divine Speaker [BxB][Fantasy][18+][ENG/ESP/FR/JP/DE] KICKSTARTER + DEMO LIVE!
Replies: 39
Views: 4579

Re: The Divine Speaker [BxB][Fantasy][18+] NEW PREVIEW!

The backgrounds look gorgeous, especially the first one. And so does Fawn. XD But shouldn't he have more of a bulge on his, uh, crotch? It look like he's tucked like a drag queen.
by High
Tue Dec 04, 2018 6:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BL Game Interest Survey!
Replies: 4
Views: 343

Re: BL Game Interest Survey!

Hi @AstralWire. I echo the sentiment of the other posters, it was very difficult figuring out what appeals to me the most with only a basic premise but filled out the survey. In order of least to most interesting to me: 5) Vampire & Vampire Hunter was the premise I was least interested in. I think I...
by High
Wed Sep 26, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Works in Progress
Topic: The Divine Speaker [BxB][Fantasy][18+][ENG/ESP/FR/JP/DE] KICKSTARTER + DEMO LIVE!
Replies: 39
Views: 4579

Re: The Divine Speaker [BxB][Fantasy][18+]

The premise sounds very intriguing to me. I can see a lot of storytelling potential in a character who is so sheltered and trusting as Raen (at least that's what I got from his short bio) learning some dark truths about how his world works. Maybe the higher power who decided his destiny is a fraud a...
by High
Sat Jun 30, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Works in Progress
Topic: Clarity in Qualia [BxB, Yaoi Game Jam 2018, Slice of life, Drama]
Replies: 9
Views: 1659

Re: Clarity in Qualia [BxB, Yaoi Game Jam 2018, Slice of life, Drama]

Thank you very much for taking the time to answer those questions, it's much appreciated! :3 Of course! Anytime. Merrik is probably my personal favourite actually :D We both have good taste then.😘 I was originally thinking about having him as a hidden/unlockable character that you could only access...
by High
Thu Jun 28, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Works in Progress
Topic: Clarity in Qualia [BxB, Yaoi Game Jam 2018, Slice of life, Drama]
Replies: 9
Views: 1659

Re: Clarity in Qualia [BxB, Yaoi Game Jam 2018, Slice of life, Drama]

1. Merrik. I find Merrik interesting because from what I understand his job is essentially guide the dead to the afterlife and I find that concept utterly fascinating. Are there more like him? How did he become one, or was he always like this? Does interacting with dead people take a toll on him? Is...