Death and Other Practical Jokes [Paranormal] [NaNo16]

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#16 Post by Ghost of Crux » Tue Mar 01, 2016 2:06 am

AHAHAHA HOO BOY.
I wasn't intending her to be hot but I guess that backfired in this case
(That name will be important in that future story >) )
(The upcoming big project will be in my ideas thread-- I haven't added it yet because it's too long to type up now AHAH)
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#17 Post by Kumiho » Tue Mar 01, 2016 3:22 am

Aaaaa this sounds super interesting (and by now it's no secret I love your art), and I'm so excited to finally get to play it once it's released <3 It sounds interesting that I can give ghosts cookies, and while I'm not normally fond of point-and-click type games, Death and Other Practical Jokes sounds like it'll make for an awesome exception! <33

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#18 Post by Windchimes » Tue Mar 01, 2016 3:27 am

This game sounds really fun! :D Generally I suck at point and click games (I always just spam click everywhere hoping to get something LOL) and I'm not a fan of them, but it feels like a great fit for this game, so I'll give it a shot when it's released! Love the idea of some haunted mysteries, and that you'll playing from a rather unique POV (I'm assuming the protagonist will be a child so you'll be viewing the world and investigating the ghosts from a child's POV?)

Good luck for your project! :D Really excited to see this released.
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#19 Post by Alcor » Tue Mar 01, 2016 3:29 am

Aaaaah I really love well-done point-and-click games! Really looking forward to seeing how you implement that. Also I love love love your art and I'm just really really excited and--

*breathes*

The premise of your story sounds awesome to me! I would love to talk to a bunch of ghosts (AND GIVE THEM COOKIES! I AM UNBELIEVABLY EXCITED ABOUT THE IDEA OF GIVING GHOSTS COOKIES) :D

Best of luck with your project, and I'll definitely check it out after NaNo~

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#20 Post by Ghost of Crux » Tue Mar 01, 2016 4:06 am

Kumiho wrote:Aaaaa this sounds super interesting (and by now it's no secret I love your art), and I'm so excited to finally get to play it once it's released <3 It sounds interesting that I can give ghosts cookies, and while I'm not normally fond of point-and-click type games, Death and Other Practical Jokes sounds like it'll make for an awesome exception! <33
AAH thank you!! (;)) one day collab maybe?)
Actually, the point-and-click part is not obligatory! If you can deduce the ghosts' personalities based on their locations' visual cues, you can definitely just bypass all that by straight up talking to the ghosts. So long as you don't anger them and get to the end of it, you're totally fine.
This game sounds really fun! :D Generally I suck at point and click games (I always just spam click everywhere hoping to get something LOL) and I'm not a fan of them, but it feels like a great fit for this game, so I'll give it a shot when it's released! Love the idea of some haunted mysteries, and that you'll playing from a rather unique POV (I'm assuming the protagonist will be a child so you'll be viewing the world and investigating the ghosts from a child's POV?)

Good luck for your project! :D Really excited to see this released.
Unlike most point-and-click games-- which I suck at too, by the way-- the point-and-click parts aren't obligatory. You're just clicking on them if you don't have any idea how to approach the ghost, and if you already know, you can just go straight to talking to them.

The protagonist is a child, yup! Some of the horrors are talked about in some... very innocent ways, let's just say. She understands murder (by definition, of the law itself no less) but she doesn't understand what "gruesome death" really means, since she's not really sure she understands what death is anyway.

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Aaaaah I really love well-done point-and-click games! Really looking forward to seeing how you implement that. Also I love love love your art and I'm just really really excited and--

*breathes*

The premise of your story sounds awesome to me! I would love to talk to a bunch of ghosts (AND GIVE THEM COOKIES! I AM UNBELIEVABLY EXCITED ABOUT THE IDEA OF GIVING GHOSTS COOKIES) :D

Best of luck with your project, and I'll definitely check it out after NaNo~
IHEIOH Thank you! I'm glad there are people who like my art xD

GIVING GHOSTS COOKIES ARE WAYS YOU CAN WIN THEM OVER or get murdered with a cookie AND I AM EXCITED ABOUT THAT TOO AHAHAHA

Thank you! I'll be waiting for your project too SO YOU BETTER FINISH.
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#21 Post by Kowai » Tue Mar 01, 2016 6:07 am

I should have known it was you right from the title. I innocently clicked it and your avatar gave you out. (No, I didn't read the author's name.)
The maids sound like characters one will want to avoid! Just let the child be jeez! :P
As for places not being allowed to enter... We all know what it means. 8)

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#22 Post by Ghost of Crux » Tue Mar 01, 2016 6:23 am

D; I'm Disappoint, maman.

The maids do have a reason to be that way, though... I mean. Artie. Seven. Not a good combination. (Though they're a bit of a dick in some parts)
HAH. That's what Artie said, too. Now look at what she becomes. Horrifying.
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#23 Post by Lesleigh63 » Tue Mar 01, 2016 8:27 am

I like the sound of this - a bratty progtagonist.
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#24 Post by Amy_oai » Tue Mar 01, 2016 8:55 am

This sounds like a lot of fun!
Gonna give the ghosts ALL THE COOKIES
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#25 Post by Didules » Tue Mar 01, 2016 8:56 am

This looks very promising! You can count on me to stalk this thread ;)
I wish you all the best and hope you'll be able to finish it!!

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#26 Post by Ghost of Crux » Tue Mar 01, 2016 9:32 am

I like the sound of this - a bratty progtagonist.
Hehe, I'm glad! She's a brat, but she mainly has good intentions.
This sounds like a lot of fun!
Gonna give the ghosts ALL THE COOKIES
Thanks! :'DSHARE THE GOODIES
This looks very promising! You can count on me to stalk this thread 
I wish you all the best and hope you'll be able to finish it!!
Thank you so much!! I hope you'll like the end product ^^

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Hey guys! This will be the only time Claire and Alton are drawn in color in relation to this vn, so sorry if I ruined anyone's imagination :'p
They'll show up on another two future VNs though, so your imagination is ruined again. Sorry!
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#27 Post by Kumiho » Tue Mar 01, 2016 1:22 pm

Ghost of Crux wrote:AAH thank you!! (;)) one day collab maybe?)
Actually, the point-and-click part is not obligatory! If you can deduce the ghosts' personalities based on their locations' visual cues, you can definitely just bypass all that by straight up talking to the ghosts. So long as you don't anger them and get to the end of it, you're totally fine.
*COUGH COUGH COUGH* WHAT. I'm super flattered/honored by even the mention of a collab, and I'll probably hold you to that post-NaNo even if the lowkey suggestion was empty af. >_o; And ooh, that's awesome! I still do want to try the point-and-click bits, just so I can get the full experience, but I love that you have the option for us to avoid it. I'll try my best not to keep the ghosts happy and well-fed with cookies and everything <3 AND OH GOSH THE SKETCHES. They look amazing *u* and I especially love the expression and pose of the little girl (the child ghost?). Also, frankly I don't know nearly enough about the time period (or fashion trends throughout history in general) to care about or notice the anachronism in the way some of the ghosts dress x'D

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#28 Post by Ghost of Crux » Tue Mar 01, 2016 1:45 pm

Shush that collab offer is as real as Artie in her family of ghosts xD

I'm trying to make the experience basically... mmm, how to say it? Basically if you know what you're supposed to do, you can deduce what to do. Of course, there might be some questions that only rise up when you inspect in depth. But I think it's possible to at least avoid spectral wrath without clicking around.

The child is Artemisia, actually! She's very feisty. And likes blue.
The dress is sooorta accurate because it was a real one, but suits... meeeeh. xD (the lapel and such are right; it's mostly the length that might be inaccurate.)
I'd have them better drawn (painted, more like) in a future VN with yours truly (aged up, a lot less cute) so I can't spoil tooo much :'D

Hadn't finished any locations yet, but I'm working on Artemisia's side sprites. I'll upload one expression tomorrow.
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#29 Post by Weenily » Tue Mar 01, 2016 1:47 pm

!!! Dang Alton and Claire look really nice! Best ghost parents. And gosh younger artie is just too cute. Can I ask from what time Alton and Claire are from? To heck with accuracy! They're just that fashion-forward!
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#30 Post by Ghost of Crux » Tue Mar 01, 2016 2:08 pm

Weenily wrote:!!! Dang Alton and Claire look really nice! Best ghost parents. And gosh younger artie is just too cute. Can I ask from what time Alton and Claire are from? To heck with accuracy! They're just that fashion-forward!
They're actually a married couple when alive, by the way. Not really a good pair, mind you-- but that's a topic for another vn.
They're from the late 1800's. Claire's dress is from the 1880's.

Artie's side sprite, though I doubt I'll be using this. I can't imagine her smiling like that.
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