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by czxcjx
Wed Nov 26, 2014 10:07 am
Forum: Creator Discussion
Topic: Rules on the Visual Novel as a Medium
Replies: 65
Views: 6600

Re: Rules on the Visual Novel as a Medium

I'd like to put forward the idea that defining the rules for VNs may be counter-productive in some cases. Innovation happens when people think outside the box. Except that blind meaningless creativity more likely hampers innovation and experimentalism. Experimental art or new art is made in-reactio...
by czxcjx
Mon Nov 24, 2014 10:58 am
Forum: Creator Discussion
Topic: Rules on the Visual Novel as a Medium
Replies: 65
Views: 6600

Re: Rules on the Visual Novel as a Medium

Say you watch a movie. If you like a shot, a landscape, or a music, you better enjoy it while it's here, because when the scene changes, it's over. In a VN, the reader can enjoy all the media exactly the way he wants ! There's a very beautiful passage from Italo Calvino's If on a winter's night a t...
by czxcjx
Mon Nov 24, 2014 9:19 am
Forum: Asset Creation: Writing
Topic: How to get better at proofreading?
Replies: 9
Views: 1609

Re: How to get better at proofreading?

Read more. You'll know what works and what doesn't when you have a huge database to compare to.
by czxcjx
Mon Nov 24, 2014 9:12 am
Forum: Creator Discussion
Topic: Rules on the Visual Novel as a Medium
Replies: 65
Views: 6600

Re: Rules on the Visual Novel as a Medium

Personally, I would love to add cinematic editing to text, but it just takes too long to add all the code involved. That, and if the line happens to be voice acted, it would have to match up with the voice acting which involves going back over it. Adding cinematic text to a 100k word story is just ...
by czxcjx
Mon Nov 24, 2014 2:07 am
Forum: Creator Discussion
Topic: Rules on the Visual Novel as a Medium
Replies: 65
Views: 6600

Rules on the Visual Novel as a Medium

This is something I came up with while idly thinking about the Medium (because I love to analyze stuff more than actually trying to make anything). What do you think of the tenets in this mini-manifesto? Does it make sense or am I just speaking out of my ass? The Visual Novel CAN be recognized as a ...