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by Wintermoon
Wed Jun 20, 2007 11:30 pm
Forum: Creator Discussion
Topic: Violence?
Replies: 50
Views: 5946

In fact, I'd suggest that nearly all crimes - murders and rapes included - have some kind of reason that makes them understandable, if not morally justified. I can appreciate the heroin junkies who break into houses and steal laptops do so not because they think stealing laptops is fun, but because...
by Wintermoon
Wed Jun 20, 2007 10:51 am
Forum: Creator Discussion
Topic: Violence?
Replies: 50
Views: 5946

Murder can be justified in some cases. Hmm. Yes, but then it tends not to be called 'murder', getting labelled instead 'self defence' or 'manslaughter' or 'war' or something similar. When I was talking about murder, above, I was really meaning specifically the set of things which would have you con...
by Wintermoon
Tue Jun 19, 2007 2:08 pm
Forum: Creator Discussion
Topic: Violence?
Replies: 50
Views: 5946

Murder can be justified in some cases. Rape cannot. Therefore I have a lot less tolerance for rape than for murder, even though the latter is the "bigger" crime. I don't find violence inherently interesting. If a story needs violence, by all means put it in. However, excessive violence is just boring.
by Wintermoon
Fri Jun 15, 2007 4:23 pm
Forum: Ren'Py Questions and Announcements
Topic: Mac user getting an error on the tutorial
Replies: 10
Views: 1374

Isn't it the parsers responsibility to recognize all valid unicode line endings? (See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newline#Unicode.)
by Wintermoon
Sun Jun 03, 2007 7:55 pm
Forum: Ren'Py Questions and Announcements
Topic: Disappear, oh mouse cursor!
Replies: 22
Views: 3839

How about this: the mouse cursor is only visible when the mouse has been moved at least once in the previous 10 seconds. Can anybody think of a situation in which this might not be desirable?