lyrics in game?

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lyrics in game?

#1 Post by Marcelo_Orlando » Thu Nov 03, 2011 10:26 pm

I'm interested in having a part in my game where the player is able to write their own songs for the protagonist to sing in the concerts. I'm wondering if this is possible and how would I go about it?
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Re: lyrics in game?

#2 Post by KimiYoriBaka » Thu Nov 03, 2011 10:39 pm

this is quite possible, and there are many many ways to go about this.

Firstly, you'll need to consider how you want the player to input the lyrics. this could be anything from going line by line using renpy.input() to even having the player write them in a separate text file.

Once you have the lyrics, you can put them as strings in a list, then use a for loop to go through the list, using renpy.say() to display them as the protagonist's singing.

It's also possible to have the lyrics display as subtitles while showing the cgs of the protagonist singing (like in the 4th ace attorney game), but that's a bit harder. basically, you'd use atl blocks in a while loop to continuously show the cgs while using text commands to show the lyrics.

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