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What Ren'Py games have improved your own work?

#1 Post by Tsundere Lightning » Wed May 19, 2010 3:50 pm

Which Ren'Py games have you played that inspired and improved the quality of your own work? Primarily as examples of what to do, or what to build on.
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#2 Post by Chansel » Wed May 19, 2010 4:02 pm

For me there have been two games so far that inspired me on this site:
RE: Alistair++
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Lucky Rabbit Reflex!

They have a lot in common with what I'm planning for my own game and were awesome examples of how to do it ^^
You should defiantly check them out!
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#3 Post by LVUER » Thu May 20, 2010 2:03 am

The Question... and the F-Question.
The former inspire me to start making VN games while the later shows me that you could make neat GUI and animation if you really want it.
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#4 Post by MaiMai » Thu May 20, 2010 2:28 am

Hm, I'd have to say sake-bento's Ripples inspired me to start making VNs for the story telling element, Katawa Shoujo inspired me to improve my art.
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#5 Post by cloudyssky » Thu May 20, 2010 8:38 am

RE: Alistair++ has shown me what I can do with a game. I have no interest in making a dating sim, but the game was so well done that I look at the script for reference when I need to know how change around a few things on my own game
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#6 Post by curry nochi rice » Thu May 20, 2010 1:08 pm

Katawa Shoujo isnpired me to jumpstart developing a VN...

though i really had planes for a game since I was 14....

Memo made rethink the dialogue parts and sfx....
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The F question, oh well.... it kindda wired my mind...
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#7 Post by lepapillonrouge » Fri May 21, 2010 12:33 am

Hmm...

When it comes to dedication and characters, probably Fantasia. I mean, seriously, I wish I could make VNs fast like azure. :D
When it comes to art, humor, and programing, Re: Alistair ++ (The trio that made it = awesome)
sake's text was good too...and though it hasn't exactly been made yet, the upcoming Jisei kinda reminds me of the my own VN. It makes me want to make my VN faster XDD Just kidding.
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#8 Post by AQU » Tue May 25, 2010 2:52 pm

Date Warp. It's what got me in to this visual novel thing : )
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#9 Post by pkt » Wed May 26, 2010 6:42 am

Paradise Heights, Immoral Study, Time Stripper Mako, Ganguro Girl, Sim Girls Beta, Three Maids Story...

Games like that showed me that even simple games can be really fun. Those are all h games though..

Katawa Shoujo, The Question, Cute Light and Fluffy...

Showed me what to aim for with my VN project.
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#11 Post by Nyu » Mon May 31, 2010 8:51 am

Chansel wrote:For me there have been two games so far that inspired me on this site:
RE: Alistair++
and
Lucky Rabbit Reflex!

They have a lot in common with what I'm planning for my own game and were awesome examples of how to do it ^^
You should defiantly check them out!

Me too!! *O* I just love their designs :shock:

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#12 Post by azureXtwilight » Mon May 31, 2010 10:39 am

Chansel wrote:For me there have been two games so far that inspired me on this site:
RE: Alistair++
and
Lucky Rabbit Reflex!

They have a lot in common with what I'm planning for my own game and were awesome examples of how to do it ^^
You should defiantly check them out!
That, and an old game of Mokenju named Host Love inspired me to make my own VN :mrgreen:
Also elven relations,which has made me wanting to implement a battle scene at the next Fantasia... *coughs*
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#13 Post by Sakurazaki » Mon May 31, 2010 12:58 pm

Re: Alistair ++ definitely for me. I'm really floored by the quality....>.>'
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#14 Post by ForgottenVision » Sun Jun 06, 2010 7:38 am

Katawa Shoujo would be the main inspiration I guess. It's so beautifully created.

My *real* inspiration comes from non the Ren'py Higurashi & Umineko VN's though :X
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#15 Post by dizzcity » Wed Jun 23, 2010 5:31 am

Hmmm... Metropolitan Blues, for sheer writing genius and great mood setting. I have only come across one other VN on this forum that has equalled the storytelling structure I've found in Metropolitan Blues, and that was Tomorrow. Pygmalion was also interesting because the POV was from a statue, and the last choice was very well-written. They've inspired me to restructure my story better.

Magical Boutique, for the first-ever sim game built using Ren'Py. It also showed me what creative use of the interface can do. When I Rule the World for similar reasons - the screen layout was very unique. They led me to start experimenting with layout and customising the way I present the choices to the users.

Anyway, all of the above led to me making Wedding Vows the way it was.

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