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by DarkClaymore
Sun Aug 28, 2016 1:03 pm
Forum: Creator Discussion
Topic: Uneven character endings
Replies: 9
Views: 1435

Re: Uneven character endings

It strongly depends on the exact story, but I think any level of "happiness" is acceptable as long as it makes sense in term of storytelling. For example, it may be a story with the message/theme of "Try hard and don't pick the easy way out". In such a story, if there's a heroine who starts out with...
by DarkClaymore
Wed Feb 18, 2015 5:06 am
Forum: Creator Discussion
Topic: Episodic Releases - Pros and Cons
Replies: 14
Views: 1733

Re: Episodic Releases - Pros and Cons

If it were me, I might pick and choose at which character's POV I wanted to read, but if I knew that each POV gave more info about the story, maybe some different scenes, etc. then I might be more open to play them all. The idea is that the episodes don't retell the same story (at least most of the...
by DarkClaymore
Tue Feb 17, 2015 10:35 am
Forum: Creator Discussion
Topic: Episodic Releases - Pros and Cons
Replies: 14
Views: 1733

Episodic Releases - Pros and Cons

I have an idea for a slice-of-life VN, which I happen to plan in an episodic manner right now. It's not episodic in the sense that every episodes restarts from zero, but rather that each episode is told from a different character's perspective and therefore delivers a somewhat different experience (...
by DarkClaymore
Mon Feb 16, 2015 5:54 am
Forum: Ren'Py Questions and Announcements
Topic: Displaying a screenshot of the current screen
Replies: 2
Views: 572

Re: Displaying a screenshot of the current screen

Thanks for the reply, this works great :D I have two follow up questions to this regarding the matter, here's hoping to make it more automatic. - Is there a way for me to "sample" all the currently displayed sprites on screen and to collect their data into an list? The idea is to compose the camera'...
by DarkClaymore
Sat Feb 14, 2015 4:13 pm
Forum: Ren'Py Questions and Announcements
Topic: Displaying a screenshot of the current screen
Replies: 2
Views: 572

Displaying a screenshot of the current screen

I'd like to know whether there are some built-in ways that allow (at least partially) to implement something like the second picture: http://i.imgur.com/IVBectG.png?1 http://i.imgur.com/vnK5hEm.png?2 The idea is to automatically display a zoomed in portion of the current screen (or some layers of it...
by DarkClaymore
Fri Feb 07, 2014 5:50 pm
Forum: Completed Games
Topic: Marriage Contract [Romance/Psychological]
Replies: 11
Views: 13253

Re: Marriage Contract [Romance/Psychological]

Glad you enjoyed :D I actually tried compressing the audio in my second project, but it still ended up being fairly large. Not sure I'll go as far as creating loops any time soon, but I should definitely check out the OGG format and whatever it's really better than downsized MP3. Your suggestion to ...
by DarkClaymore
Sat Feb 01, 2014 6:27 pm
Forum: Completed Games
Topic: Deadly attachment [KN] [Murder mystery]
Replies: 37
Views: 11042

Re: Deadly attachment [KN] [Murder mystery]

Wow, great job. Was an awesome read, enough to force me comment on it right away, despite the late hour in my region :P The art is very appealing, and the story has a great buildup; it doesn't bore the reader at any stage. The music I believe to be premade assets (pretty sure I recognized a few of t...
by DarkClaymore
Sat Feb 01, 2014 6:56 am
Forum: Completed Games
Topic: ~ After Guardian Angel ~
Replies: 17
Views: 12960

Re: ~ After Guardian Angel ~ [fixed]

zhaie wrote:I admit I didn't paid much attention to it..
You did it again!!! :lol:

I'm guessing that English isn't your first language?
by DarkClaymore
Fri Jan 31, 2014 6:11 pm
Forum: Completed Games
Topic: ~ After Guardian Angel ~
Replies: 17
Views: 12960

Re: ~ After Guardian Angel ~ [fixed]

A very nice combination of cuteness and sadness within a single short story; great work on that front :wink: The interactions between the characters was good and made both Ai and Ren likable for me. All in all, the emotion inserted into the game through the dialog, art and music - did their magic we...
by DarkClaymore
Wed Jan 29, 2014 5:07 pm
Forum: Completed Games
Topic: Marriage Contract [Romance/Psychological]
Replies: 11
Views: 13253

Re: Marriage Contract [Romance/Psychological]

Thanks for trying it out :D I guess I'm a realist; I liked the "New Life" ending. Indeed, in my head it also worked out as the most realistic feeling conclusion, and one in which I made sure to deliver the best I could think of. Yet, it's very hard for me, to this very day, to decide whatever that w...
by DarkClaymore
Wed Jan 29, 2014 5:00 pm
Forum: Completed Games
Topic: TRAP! [ModernFantasy][VN] PG-16!
Replies: 31
Views: 16128

Re: TRAP! [ModernFantasy][VN] PG-16!

"Ignore" actually worked well, surprisingly. Didn't encounter any further errors since then. Though I must mention that the error reoccurred with diligence, both when I replayed the game as a male and when I made different choices. Anyway, I finished it and got both endings, so all that is behind me...
by DarkClaymore
Tue Jan 28, 2014 5:11 pm
Forum: Completed Games
Topic: Black Nirvana [Psychological/Metaphysical] [Short]
Replies: 22
Views: 16158

Re: Black Nirvana [Psychological/Metaphysical] [Short]

Thanks for playing :) I like it how virtually every comment on the game brings something new to my attention. From that alone, the VN was a success for me :mrgreen: As mentioned, the art is inconsistent in quality and in style and the menus outside of the main menu were default themes. For me that w...
by DarkClaymore
Tue Jan 28, 2014 4:49 pm
Forum: Completed Games
Topic: TRAP! [ModernFantasy][VN] PG-16!
Replies: 31
Views: 16128

Re: TRAP! [ModernFantasy][VN] PG-16!

I got an error while playing (attached an image).
In case it helps you to figure out the issue, I chose the female heroine and I use Windows.

Hope you can get it fixed soon, I feel like I was just getting to the interesting part :)
by DarkClaymore
Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:56 pm
Forum: Completed Games
Topic: Black Nirvana [Psychological/Metaphysical] [Short]
Replies: 22
Views: 16158

Re: Black Nirvana [Psychological/Metaphysical] [Short]

okay, i'll try to send you a pm later next week since i'll need time, and my comments will probably ramble around too much, lol. =) I'd really appreciate it :) I'm trying to improve with this projects, and since writing is my main craft - that's the area most important for me. I really want to see ...
by DarkClaymore
Sat Jan 25, 2014 6:22 pm
Forum: Completed Games
Topic: Black Nirvana [Psychological/Metaphysical] [Short]
Replies: 22
Views: 16158

Re: Black Nirvana [Psychological/Metaphysical] [Short]

- are you a native speaker? some of the phrasings and expressions were perhaps unconventional, but for me, it worked in a unique, romantic way because i assumed that you weren't a native speaker. kinda interesting idea to explore. - i tend to rush through stories. my bad, but luckily, i read that y...