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by Gear
Sun Jun 29, 2014 8:03 am
Forum: Asset Creation: Writing
Topic: A "Message"?
Replies: 17
Views: 1505

Re: A "Message"?

Spoilers if you haven't played it, but in Myst III: Exile, the protagonist is left with an option at the end regarding the main villain. He'd been separated from his family and village, believing them to be dead. The player has two options that won't get him/her killed. The first is to let the prota...
by Gear
Sun Jun 29, 2014 7:55 am
Forum: Old Threads (– September 2014)
Topic: Male voice actor wanted (all positions filled (for now) )
Replies: 3
Views: 445

Re: Male voice actor wanted (unpaid) (light BxB in the game)

Do you have any audition lines you'd like read, would you like applicants to just submit random sentences, or do you want demo reels?
by Gear
Sun Jun 29, 2014 7:52 am
Forum: Creator Discussion
Topic: How many characters in a vn?
Replies: 12
Views: 1713

Re: How many characters in a vn?

It's all about the story. The temptation is to let the story be curtailed by other problems, but that does a disservice to the story itself. Your game should have as many characters as the story needs to tell...um...itself.
by Gear
Sun Jun 29, 2014 7:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Completed games increasing?
Replies: 11
Views: 1815

Re: Completed games increasing?

Slightly off topic, but I have to say I enjoy the concept of referring to PyTom as "The Creator."

Praise be unto The Creator, for He is Ren'Py, and Ren'Py is Him.
by Gear
Thu Jun 26, 2014 1:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Websites
Replies: 5
Views: 1832

Re: Websites

I did what SundownKid mentioned. I pay $50/year through Dreamhost to host the site and keep the domain name, and I installed Wordpress to build the site. Never looked back.
by Gear
Wed Jun 25, 2014 9:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lemma is in Austin :)
Replies: 7
Views: 1269

Re: Lemma is in Austin :)

No offense taken. Texas is just the Gerrymandering State.

Lemma, I would love to have breakfast with you if Austin wasn't so far from Houston. Also...you meant 30 minutes ago, if I'm reading that right, so yeah.
by Gear
Wed Jun 25, 2014 8:44 am
Forum: Creator Discussion
Topic: Loading up Renpy VS Typing up a document
Replies: 15
Views: 2238

Re: Loading up Renpy VS Typing up a document

I've always typed it up in jEdit directly in Ren'Py code because I don't like taking the extra step. But after working with MS Word for as many years as I have, I've developed the odd habit of hitting CTRL+S every minute or so, roughly every three-to-five lines of code I put in.
by Gear
Wed Jun 25, 2014 7:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lemma is in Austin :)
Replies: 7
Views: 1269

Re: Lemma is in Austin :)

Austin isn't much of a "Howdy" city. Dallas isn't really, either. That's more of an El Paso/San Antonio/occasionally Houston thing. And the HUGE GAPS between these cities as well.
by Gear
Sun Jun 22, 2014 12:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Myst, Riven, and Obduction
Replies: 10
Views: 2034

Re: Myst, Riven, and Obduction

I definitely see your point on all of this, though I do need to say something here: I get that they were security systems, but that breaks down in the fiction. (Too me anyway - you seem much better versed in it.) Why have an entire building devoted to arranging constellations to match dates to match...
by Gear
Sat Jun 21, 2014 1:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Myst, Riven, and Obduction
Replies: 10
Views: 2034

Re: Myst, Riven, and Obduction

Monkey Island's new game ended in relative failure? I thought it was a big hit for Telltale Games, and it was certainly well reviewed. I keep seeing bad reviews for it myself, not to mention the original creators who worked on MI 1-2 not liking the continuity. Of course, that could just be the revi...
by Gear
Sat Jun 21, 2014 10:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Myst, Riven, and Obduction
Replies: 10
Views: 2034

Myst, Riven, and Obduction

My very first video game love was Myst. For those of you who never played (or perhaps are too young to remember), Myst was a game that turned video gaming on its ear for a while. With no instructions, no HUD, and no explanations, players were dropped into an artwork-laden interactive slideshow, and ...
by Gear
Fri Jun 13, 2014 7:26 pm
Forum: Creator Discussion
Topic: "Fire Emblem: Awakening" and Partial Voice Acting
Replies: 37
Views: 4877

Re: "Fire Emblem: Awakening" and Partial Voice Acting

Either voice a full-line, accurately, or not at all is my position.
Not to be contrary, but if this is your position, how are you a fan of partial voice-acting?
by Gear
Thu May 29, 2014 12:59 am
Forum: Old Threads (– September 2014)
Topic: Card Queen: Artist For Hire (Sprites/CGs/BGs/etc) {Open}
Replies: 21
Views: 4639

Re: Queenie's Art Shop (Open)

I just want to say that working with Card-Queen has been a pleasure. After her completion of several CGs for my project, I can say that she is quick, produces high-quality work, and is very easy to work with. I keep going back to her!
by Gear
Wed May 21, 2014 3:00 am
Forum: Creator Discussion
Topic: A crowdfunding campaign gone wrong...
Replies: 26
Views: 2865

Re: A crowdfunding campaign gone wrong...

Jeez. This is kinda heartbreaking to read. All I can do is reinforce what someone already said; look into the legal status of these comments and attacks. I don't know how it is where you are, but I think most countries consider libel illegal.
by Gear
Sun May 18, 2014 3:30 pm
Forum: Creator Discussion
Topic: Name for a layouter
Replies: 5
Views: 636

Re: Name for a layouter

I've always referred to someone who does layout as a Layout Editor, but I have a journalism background, and that's what we call them there. Someone who edits the text to ensure that it's readable and makes good sense is a Copy Editor. "Layouter" isn't really a title (or a word).