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#16 Post by redeyesblackpanda » Mon Jan 16, 2012 4:02 pm

What might work is a novel about a tournament for the "Champion of Everything". We could have everyone submit characters and there would be a story of each match. The characters would challenge each other to what ever they wanted (cooking contest, fight, chess, go, whatever) and then one character would move on to the next bracket until a "Champion of Everything" is crowned. The best thing is that those with the least time to commit can choose to get eliminated early in the tournament.
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#17 Post by Gear » Mon Jan 16, 2012 4:10 pm

HigurashiKira wrote:Why not do something comiedic, like throwing 1 character from each game here together and seeing what happens?
I LIKE this idea.
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#18 Post by PyTom » Mon Jan 16, 2012 4:24 pm

Maybe do it sort of like the Secret Santa thing? Each person who participate donates a character, then the participants are assigned a pair of character and write up the story of their meeting. (Or perhaps your character and one other?)
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#19 Post by Weakjounin » Mon Jan 16, 2012 4:58 pm

Gear wrote:
HigurashiKira wrote:Why not do something comiedic, like throwing 1 character from each game here together and seeing what happens?
I LIKE this idea.
I dunno maybe like everyone has a character that represents them and pretty make a VN about what it would be like if we were all in the same area and met in real life.
of course there'd be some bizarre events that happened.
With everyone collaborating on their own timeline and with others to make the timelines fit you could get a pretty deep story if you wanted.
and art style well... that's a hard one

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#20 Post by Gear » Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:10 pm

I remember a memorial edition of a comic book shortly after Superboy died in DC. It was in memory of the story's writer, who was the little brother of one of DC's writers. Each page was done in a different art style, by a different penciler, inkist, and colorist who worked at DC at the time. It worked out rather well, and I think we could do the same...

@PyTom: Each person would need to donate two characters if we were going to mix-and-match that way. Of course, now it sounds like Super Smash Bros.
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#21 Post by HigurashiKira » Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:15 pm

redeyesblackpanda wrote:What might work is a novel about a tournament for the "Champion of Everything". We could have everyone submit characters and there would be a story of each match. The characters would challenge each other to what ever they wanted (cooking contest, fight, chess, go, whatever) and then one character would move on to the next bracket until a "Champion of Everything" is crowned. The best thing is that those with the least time to commit can choose to get eliminated early in the tournament.
I was museing on this idea one day, something between the female characters considering how all the female characters in the games here are at made up of at least 50% badass.
(Though it would be also amusing to pit the male characters in something similar, but if it's anything physical, the first round would be a seinen curbstomp match against the bishes, and no one wants that.)
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#22 Post by redeyesblackpanda » Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:22 pm

HigurashiKira wrote:I was museing on this idea one day, something between the female characters considering how all the female characters on this forum are at least 50% badass.
(Though it would be also amusing to pit the male characters in something similar, but if it's anything physical, the first round would be a seinen curbstomp match against the bishes, and no one wants that.)
Well, I was thinking that each pair would agree on what they would be competing on.
Example: A nerd and a heavily muscled person have to decide on their battle. The nerd suggests a math chest and the muscled person suggests a boxing match. Both reject each other's ideas but learn that they both like growing plants, so they have a contest to see who can make the most beautiful garden. The story could be them going from shop to shop buying up plants and arranging them.
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#23 Post by CheeryMoya » Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:27 pm

redeyesblackpanda wrote:
HigurashiKira wrote:I was museing on this idea one day, something between the female characters considering how all the female characters on this forum are at least 50% badass.
(Though it would be also amusing to pit the male characters in something similar, but if it's anything physical, the first round would be a seinen curbstomp match against the bishes, and no one wants that.)
Well, I was thinking that each pair would agree on what they would be competing on.
Example: A nerd and a heavily muscled person have to decide on their battle. The nerd suggests a math chest and the muscled person suggests a boxing match. Both reject each other's ideas but learn that they both like growing plants, so they have a contest to see who can make the most beautiful garden. The story could be them going from shop to shop buying up plants and arranging them.
But then who would be the victor? Each writer is going to want their character to win, so there'd be arguments over which character will win each round.
Gear wrote:I remember a memorial edition of a comic book shortly after Superboy died in DC. It was in memory of the story's writer, who was the little brother of one of DC's writers. Each page was done in a different art style, by a different penciler, inkist, and colorist who worked at DC at the time. It worked out rather well, and I think we could do the same...

@PyTom: Each person would need to donate two characters if we were going to mix-and-match that way. Of course, now it sounds like Super Smash Bros.
This, me gusta. Each participant donates two of their characters into the pool, one to keep and another to give. Everyone is assigned a pair to write, and an artist draws those two characters. If done correctly, we can have a whole mix of different styles without it looking and reading strangely. All the stories would be connected to each other with a common theme.
... That's what I'm thinking of, at least. This would be an awesome metagame, you guys. I'm totes serious.

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#24 Post by redeyesblackpanda » Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:30 pm

CheeryMoya wrote:But then who would be the victor? Each writer is going to want their character to win, so there'd be arguments over which character will win each round.
We could have people vote for their favorite remaining characters and base it off that. It seems to be the fair way, as the person who wants to win and who writes/draws the most interesting character can win.
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Re: I like you.

#25 Post by Silvere » Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:33 pm

Well, voting can be easily faked by getting new IP-adresses over and over. :|
Except it's counting the votes per posts. =3


But how would the "duel" go?
Like A writes a sentence / Dialogue / whatever and B answers? :shock:

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#26 Post by Enigma » Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:33 pm

I'd definitely be in on any group project of this scale.
If there ever needs to be a fight scene, that's my specialty.

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#27 Post by Gear » Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:40 pm

I prefer a potluck idea. Each participant donates two characters and one plot/setting. Then a few people get together and divvy up the characters, putting them in the most inconvenient plots and with the worst partners possible. Then the writers and the artists get to work, the coders put it all together, and we get some composers and foley artists together, and...well, it would be awesome.
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#28 Post by HigurashiKira » Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:43 pm

redeyesblackpanda wrote:
CheeryMoya wrote:But then who would be the victor? Each writer is going to want their character to win, so there'd be arguments over which character will win each round.
We could have people vote for their favorite remaining characters and base it off that. It seems to be the fair way, as the person who wants to win and who writes/draws the most interesting character can win.
Or we can do it the OMK way: Each person involved writes their character(s) climbing the ladder and winning.
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#29 Post by Fawn » Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:44 pm

Maybe it could be like this:

Artists donate sprite sets of 2-4 characters (an equal amount of males/females) and those sprite sets are randomly assigned to participating writers. The writers create a story inspired by the art. Then, if the writers need CGs, the artist of the sprite set will provide up to 5 cgs or less.

Feel free to mess around with this idea if you like it. I think it'd be fun for both artists and writers, since artists can draw characters without having to write and writers can make up stories from pre-made visuals.

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#30 Post by Chushiki Maho » Mon Jan 16, 2012 5:56 pm

How about minigames? That way, there's a possibility that your chara could win, or the other. It may take a while to program though. I'm pretty sure Im just rambling nonsense, so take my words as a grain of salt. Anyways, if we do make a project like this, Id love to participate.
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