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by GNVE
Wed Feb 19, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: Ren'Py Questions and Announcements
Topic: Is renpy good to use with Daz3d?
Replies: 6
Views: 154

Re: Is renpy good to use with Daz3d?

There are a lot of Ren'Py games that use Daz3D as a base. This is both a good and a bad thing. The good thing is that a lot of assets are being developed for Daz. The downside is that it makes it hard for you to differentiate your game from countless others as the visual style is similar. It can be ...
by GNVE
Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are your favorite/least favorite VN tropes?
Replies: 5
Views: 655

Re: What are your favorite/least favorite VN tropes?

What I dislike in the VN's I play are: Douche protagonists who think the world of themselves and act like it to other characters. Dead parents (Sometimes seems like half the VN's I play have an MC with dead parents mostly due to an accident or other non natural way) The MC has amnesia (often just a ...
by GNVE
Tue Feb 04, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Creator Discussion
Topic: About copyright
Replies: 5
Views: 295

Re: About copyright

Warning: In some countries, copyright transfer are not legally allowed. (However, you can still buy licenses in order to be able to use it freely. The only thing you can't buy in countries like mine are the moral rights: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moral_rights) That would be one of those exclusi...
by GNVE
Mon Feb 03, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Creator Discussion
Topic: Question about parodies (I have no idea how to word this so please read lol)
Replies: 5
Views: 291

Re: Question about parodies (I have no idea how to word this so please read lol)

Hmm I'd make some concept-art, maybe the story brief and some reference images of the consoles and logo's. (The better your research the less they have to do and the cheaper they are). I guess you'd just search copyright/trademark lawyer UK and ask a couple of them to quote you a price for their wor...
by GNVE
Sun Feb 02, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Creator Discussion
Topic: Question about parodies (I have no idea how to word this so please read lol)
Replies: 5
Views: 291

Re: Question about parodies (I have no idea how to word this so please read lol)

Well, uhh, this would be one of those situations where I'd consult a lawyer. Because it might be some sort of fair use because it is a parody but there is also the trademark law that doesn't have those exemptions (as far as I know). Yeah this is a though one. But based on web comics that use console...
by GNVE
Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Creator Discussion
Topic: Gender and personality of the protagonist bias
Replies: 12
Views: 882

Re: Gender and personality of the protagonist bias

An empty character is not a problem for me per say. It does need other characters to have a decent personality and my choices need to have an impact on those characters. What I really hate are protagonists that are full of themselves. I guess it comes from the Hero thing where you need to make the p...
by GNVE
Sun Dec 29, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Why most visual novels stay as demos for so long.
Replies: 5
Views: 701

Re: Why most visual novels stay as demos for so long.

Having most of the game done prior to demo-release/crowdfunding seems like the safer, more responsible bet. :) Yeah it's more of a marketing tool then. Getting the word out. So it serves a different purpose but if used well can be highly effective. Maybe it's different if you have a team that works...
by GNVE
Mon Dec 23, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Do you "play" or "read" Visual Novels?
Replies: 10
Views: 827

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

I'm more in the play camp. But I can see a good case being made for read. I guess it also depends on the VN. Some leaning more towards passive uptake while others lean more towards being a game. If you have to think hard about what the 'right' option is (in the sense of roleplaying not just to guess...
by GNVE
Thu Nov 28, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Ren'Py Questions and Announcements
Topic: Free songs to use?
Replies: 3
Views: 318

Re: Free songs to use?

I use several songs from these sites:
ccmixter (Make sure to search for commercial licence only)
audionautix

for ambient noise (e.g public street, crowded bar etc). you can check this out:
freetousesounds
by GNVE
Sun Nov 24, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Creator Discussion
Topic: Are dating sims just an excuse for porn?
Replies: 7
Views: 1306

Re: Are dating sims just an excuse for porn?

I think it's wrong to think that NSFW scenes cheapens everything you do. That would mean if there is a sex scene in a movie that means it has to be porn. I think that in movies the reverse might actually be true where the more explicit the sex scenes in a movie the more artsy it generally is (e.g. L...
by GNVE
Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: Ren'Py Questions and Announcements
Topic: [Solved] Voting for someone based on a percentage?
Replies: 7
Views: 434

Re: Voting for someone based on a percentage?

that count thing confused me a bit, so i kinda broke the code until i figured out i actually needed it to be there (when it's not there i guess it just always goes to a? anyway i set the count to +=5 instead of removing it, and everything works perfectly!) Hey Rekoija, Everything that I said was fo...
by GNVE
Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Ren'Py Questions and Announcements
Topic: [Solved] Voting for someone based on a percentage?
Replies: 7
Views: 434

Re: Voting for someone based on a percentage?

def voting(): if votes == []: votes = ['a','b','c'] #to prevent an error if the list is empty. renpy.jump('won'+renpy.random.choice(votes)) this part causes this error: file "game/scriptvote.rpy", line 7: Tab characters are not allowed in Ren'Py scripts. line seven being "if votes == []:" Oh sorry ...
by GNVE
Thu Nov 21, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Ren'Py Questions and Announcements
Topic: [Solved] Voting for someone based on a percentage?
Replies: 7
Views: 434

Re: Voting for someone based on a percentage?

There are a couple of ways to do this. The easiest one I can think of is: python early: votes = [] #a list of votes is recorded here def voting(): global votes if votes == []: votes = ['a','b','c'] #to prevent an error if the list is empty. renpy.jump('won'+renpy.random.choice(votes)) label start: m...
by GNVE
Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Creator Discussion
Topic: very general but fondamental question about how manage and schematize a game
Replies: 4
Views: 1077

Re: very general but fondamental question about how manage and schematize a game

I'd like an answer to this one. I currently use flow charts (draw.io) and mindmaps to organize my story lines, game components and projects in general. But nothing has felt like it is quite what I needed.
by GNVE
Sun Nov 17, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Creator Discussion
Topic: for expierenced NV developers/creators, what would you say to a first time VN creator?
Replies: 9
Views: 1480

Re: for expierenced NV developers/creators, what would you say to a first time VN creator?

Katy133's List of 10 Things I'd Tell First Time VN Creators: When writing, aim for 400 words per day. Sir Terry Pratchett recommended this, and C. Robert Cargill says a small word count goal makes writing feel less daunting to start. Good advice overall Katy133 but as to the line above I'd like to ...