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by Draziya
Sat Oct 05, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Asset Creation: Writing
Topic: Handling ace representation in a story that includes sex scenes
Replies: 5
Views: 413

Re: Handling ace representation in a story that includes sex scenes

I disagree with Applegate. If Virginia was explicitly stated to be asexual in Magical Diary: Horse Hall, younger me wouldn't have been confused as to why her ending ended in a cuddle, and not a kiss. I might have been able to find out that asexuality was a thing many years before I did. If Alvin was...
by Draziya
Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Creator Discussion
Topic: How do you stay motivated to finish?
Replies: 16
Views: 884

Re: How do you stay motivated to finish?

My main motivator for finishing things is scoping games down into something that can be completed into a game jam. That's probably not very applicable to your situation though, especially when you already work on it for some weeks before taking another long break. Still, scoping might be relevant in...
by Draziya
Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Creative Commons
Topic: Draz's Sprites [CC BY-NC 4.0]
Replies: 0
Views: 869

Draz's Sprites [CC BY-NC 4.0]

Draz's Sprites Hello! I decided to make some sprites under the Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) license. This license allows you to use and modify these sprites as you see fit, providing you aren't using them for commercial works. These sprites are specifically designed fo...
by Draziya
Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: Asset Creation: Art
Topic: What's the best sprite creation method for a beginner?
Replies: 14
Views: 1427

Re: What's the best sprite creation method for a beginner?

As someone who has used both methods before, the first method, Full Sprites, may seem simpler at first. You have the exact expressions and you can swap between them. The only hassle comes with your art program of choice, hiding and unhiding layers to make sure the expression is what you want it to b...
by Draziya
Thu Feb 21, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Asset Creation: Writing
Topic: What do you like in a VN protagonist?
Replies: 13
Views: 1002

Re: What do you like in a VN protagonist?

Hmm. The traits that I dislike the most would probably have to be obliviousness and general naiveté. Some of those traits are okay in small amounts, but when its their whole character its hard for me to take them seriously. Why do they get to be the protagonist? And in dating simulators, what do the...
by Draziya
Sun Oct 14, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Works in Progress
Topic: BAKED:MAGIC [GxG][Free][Complete]
Replies: 14
Views: 2032

Re: BAKED:MAGIC [GxG][Yuri Jam][Free][Demo]

1. What do you think of the characters? Are they likeable? Yes! I think all of the characters so far are likeable. I like how Lana is calm and collected, but still has an attitude to her. Her personality is distinct from Jayne, despite them both being quite composed, which is nice to see. There's s...
by Draziya
Mon Jun 25, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Creator Discussion
Topic: Turning a dervitive work into an original one
Replies: 4
Views: 554

Re: Turning a dervitive work into an original one

Considering this is Homestuck we're talking about, a webcomic that I can't begin to wrap my head around, you'll really need to make sure your universe can really stand on its own two feet. Do your character's motivations still make sense if you strip away all of the stuff that won't be able to be in...
by Draziya
Sun Jun 24, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Asset Creation: Writing
Topic: Writing in 2nd Person?
Replies: 13
Views: 1358

Re: Writing in 2nd Person?

Second person definitely works better when there's a definite personality. Things that the player wouldn't be able to influence because that's just the way the character is. Second person also works when it's all objective description, things that don't require you to explain what emotion the charac...
by Draziya
Thu Jun 21, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: We are offering Paid Work
Topic: Name My Yuri Game ($20) [closed]
Replies: 18
Views: 1511

Re: Name My Yuri Game ($20)

On The Eve Of Something
Evening Lily
Evening Blossom
Crossed Wires, Mixed Desires
Budding Passion
Budding Desire
Tiger Lily (The Tiger part representing Eve's more passionate desire)
by Draziya
Sun Jun 17, 2018 2:04 am
Forum: I am an Artist
Topic: [OPEN] Draz’s Art Shop - Sprites and CGs - Adaptable Style - Affordable Prices
Replies: 1
Views: 1331

Re: [OPEN] Draz’s Art Shop - Sprites and CGs - Adaptable Style - Affordable Prices

https://orig00.deviantart.net/1b5a/f/2018/167/8/e/headersupdate_by_drazillion-dcem511.png It's been two months since I made this thread, meaning I can now update you all on what's been going on since then. I participated in the Queerly Represent Me Jam, as a Sprite and Background Artist for I Don't...
by Draziya
Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: Personal Art Threads
Topic: !Opinions Needed!- would you play a game with this type of art?
Replies: 5
Views: 479

Re: !Opinions Needed!- would you play a game with this type of art?

You have quite a nice style, and I would definitely play a Visual Novel with art like that! I agree with everything that has been said. This might already be the case but, I would like to add that you should make sure most parts of the face (eyes, mouth, maybe the hair) should be on seperate layers ...
by Draziya
Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:15 am
Forum: Creator Discussion
Topic: Taking over someone's WIPs?
Replies: 5
Views: 760

Re: Taking over someone's WIPs?

Yeah, I agree that you should definitely talk to your friend more about this. This doesn't seem like a situation where one person just takes the WIPs and that's the end of discussion. Or maybe it ultimately is, and they don't care what comes of their ideas because they're not going to use them anywa...
by Draziya
Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How do you write the manuscript of a visual novel?
Replies: 6
Views: 863

Re: How do you write the manuscript of a visual novel?

Twine is definitely my preferred method because of how you can visually see how everything branches out. Not only that, but because it's an interactive fiction tool of it's own, you can define variables and if statements. In other words, you can have an playable outline! When I work with others, I f...
by Draziya
Sat Jun 02, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Asset Creation: Art
Topic: How would you shade this part (hair)? @_@
Replies: 7
Views: 1279

Re: How would you shade this part (hair)? @_@

Nice work so far! I notice you said the light source is "a bit higher than her height" but you didn't specify what direction. If it's coming from the right, the green circled area makes sense. However, the highlights coming from the left in the section above it, which would indicate that some light ...
by Draziya
Sat May 26, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: Asset Creation: Writing
Topic: How to make a socially awkward character...interesting??
Replies: 13
Views: 1632

Re: How to make a socially awkward character...interesting??

I think the first question that came into my head when I read your post was "why is the MC dating him in the first place?" Obviously, socially awkward characters are fine, and I'm not saying it doesn't make sense he is. However, the fact that the MC is already dating him means that they've probably ...