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Re: Original Visual Novel Festival

#1 Post by Greeny » Mon Mar 07, 2011 7:47 am

You know what, all this debating kind of makes me want to start a contest/festival of my own. Anyone interested?
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Re: Original Visual Novel Festival

#2 Post by Greeny » Mon Mar 07, 2011 8:30 am

Maybe not necessarily a contest, I just though that if this contest/festival is so restrictive, it'd be a pity if it was the only one around.

Especially since rather opposed to kinetic or simple visual novels, I'd really like to see some more innovation in the genre.
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Re: Original Visual Novel Festival

#3 Post by papillon » Mon Mar 07, 2011 10:35 am

Starting your own contest turns into a huge mess if everyone all at once tries to make their own contests based on momentary whim and they all explode. If you want to run your own contest or festival I'd suggest taking some time to think about the idea and the logistics of how you'd make it work and watch how this festival turns out first, then try to get multiple people on board to agree how your contest should work, THEN announce your own once you've got solid plans. :)

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Re: Original Visual Novel Festival

#4 Post by Greeny » Mon Mar 07, 2011 2:06 pm

I very much respect their right to make their contest and choose what rules they make. However, I do not appreciate that that would impede our own right to make a festival that suits our needs.

Aleema and Pappillon have a valid point though. I'll wish Aleema luck in convincing the hosts of this festival to change it, but if efforts prove fruitless I may still decide to host a new festival sometime in the future.
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Re: Original Visual Novel Festival

#5 Post by SusanTheCat » Mon Mar 07, 2011 2:18 pm

I always thought about having a Virtual Convention would be neat. Specially for such geographically far flung groups like this.

It would be a website were people could set up "tables" (web pages) to show off their stuff. They could set up a chat gadget on their page to talk to people who came to their table. I even had a way for them to digitally sign things for their guests.

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Re: Original Visual Novel Festival

#6 Post by Aleema » Mon Mar 07, 2011 2:33 pm

Ffffffffsdfsdf, that sounds cool, Susan. ^__^

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Re: Original Visual Novel Festival

#7 Post by YuukiCrossPudding » Tue Mar 08, 2011 8:23 am

OMG susan O__O
That's really an cool idea!! xD

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Re: Original Visual Novel Festival

#8 Post by night_serenade » Tue Mar 08, 2011 8:30 am

Yeah Susan, that's an amazing idea XD
It would be a lot of fun, and would certainly be a lot like a convention, except virtual! Which is great, since like you said most of us are all far apart from each other.
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Planning a VN Contest (Was: Original Visual Novel Festival)

#9 Post by SusanTheCat » Tue Mar 08, 2011 11:33 am

I think I'll wait 'til after March (NaNoRenO and all) and I'll put something together.

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#10 Post by sake-bento » Tue Mar 08, 2011 3:48 pm

New topic split from http://lemmasoft.renai.us/forums/viewto ... f=4&t=9538

For the record, I think that if someone were willing to put the time and effort into running it, we could revive the Lemmy's.

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#11 Post by Radhreni » Tue Mar 08, 2011 4:07 pm

I think I like the idea of a virtual convention/showcase better than another contest, but it's not my call.

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Re: Planning a VN Contest (Was: Original Visual Novel Festiv

#12 Post by dstarsboy » Tue Mar 08, 2011 4:31 pm

What contests are you guys talking about? I'm completely in the dark.
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Re: Planning a VN Contest (Was: Original Visual Novel Festiv

#13 Post by sake-bento » Tue Mar 08, 2011 5:00 pm

This is a split topic from this thread. The original thread was about #visualnovel's VN Festival, but the topic started wandering into planning other festivals/celebrations/competitions/etc. so I split it off.

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