Urban Life - Rap Tales [GxB] [Urban] [Romance] [Rap]

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Urban Life - Rap Tales [GxB] [Urban] [Romance] [Rap]

#1 Post by Kato » Wed Mar 13, 2013 9:54 am

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SYNOPSIS

On her 18th birthday, Lana is kicked out of her house by her mother, Marta. Alone, confused and after talking with her childhood friend Jamal, MC decides to move in with her Aunt Case. Jamal and Aunt Case convince Lana to pick herself up and follow her childhood dream, to become a famous rapper in New York City.
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- Rapping themed mini-game.
- Ability to fight gangs in NYC.
- 3 romance options.
CHARACTERS
Lana - Playable Character

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After being kicked out of her house on her 18th birthday, Lana decides to follow her dream and become a famous NYC rapper.


Marta

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Lana and Anna’s mother. Marta's love for alcohol has played a large role in her cruelty to her daughters. On Lana's 18th birthday, Marta kicks her out on the street.


Auntie Case

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Lana's Auntie. She was once a well known rapper in NYC but was accused of burning down her record companies building and now has faded into obscurity. She has promised to help Lana reach her goal, whatever it takes!


Anna

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Lana's Younger sister.


Jamal Parker

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Lana's childhood friend. Jamal convinces her to try her luck in becoming a rapper in NYC.


Chin Guk

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Jamal's perverted friend.


Brian Louis

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A pretty-boy rapper with a huge ego. Brian is set the be the next big thing on the rapping scene.


Officer Baker

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The local police officer who keeps a constant eye on Chin.


Dogg

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The leader of the Tribes gang.


Akira

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An old friend of Lana's and Jamal's from their home town.


Jams

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A member of the tribes gang and underling to Dogg.

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The Crew
Story and Coding - Briannavon
Artist and Backgrounds - Badriel
Producer - Blue Sphere Group

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Briannavon has had this idea floating around for a little while now so after some planning we've decided it's time to start actively working on it (we have been for a little while now). We've brought in the always fantastic Badriel for the art work and hopefully we will have a fantastic game for you all soon! :D
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#2 Post by fleet » Wed Mar 13, 2013 12:38 pm

Congratulations on thinking outside the box with the story idea!
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#3 Post by latte » Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:21 pm

Yay this looks so interesting! Gorgeous MC, too! Kato-producer sure is busy with this much stuff to oversee, no?
Any estimation on the progress at this point?

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#4 Post by Nisa-chan666 » Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:23 pm

Interesting concept you have here. I look forward to seeing your progression :D

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#5 Post by Kato » Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:50 pm

latte wrote:Yay this looks so interesting! Gorgeous MC, too! Kato-producer sure is busy with this much stuff to oversee, no?
Any estimation on the progress at this point?
Haha, there's still a few things that are happening behind closed doors too, but I guess I like too keep busy! :)

Ill look at writing up a progression bar hopefully today, but so far the whole general story is mapped out and now we are just coloring it in.
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#6 Post by blahblah0625 » Thu Mar 14, 2013 9:54 pm

Woah looks nice! Can't wait to play!
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#7 Post by Kato » Fri Mar 15, 2013 8:33 am

Updating with a larger bio plus sprite for Auntie Case!

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#8 Post by azureXtwilight » Fri Mar 15, 2013 9:09 am

Oh oh oh does this mean we shall have a lot of urban/rap/rnb sountracks? Somehow I am reminded of samurai champloo...

That would be very cool! I am giving you my 100% support.
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#9 Post by Kato » Fri Mar 15, 2013 9:42 am

azureXtwilight wrote:Oh oh oh does this mean we shall have a lot of urban/rap/rnb sountracks? Somehow I am reminded of samurai champloo...

That would be very cool! I am giving you my 100% support.
I'm currently trying my gosh darnedest to get the vocals I have in mind. The composer however is all but set in stone (I'll be keeping that a secret for now though ;P). I'm looking at having 4 fully original songs, with vocals, and a number of original hiphop/rnb themed tracks throughout the game.

That's the plan anyway! If the game receives enough hype to warrant a larger soundtrack I'm all for it. I love this genre of music so the more the better in my books! :D
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#10 Post by Rikka » Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:02 pm

Can't wait to see how this turns out! :D

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#11 Post by TheOneTwo » Fri Mar 15, 2013 2:54 pm

This is interesting. :)

I'll keep an eye on this. ;)
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#12 Post by Kato » Fri Mar 15, 2013 9:00 pm

Kato wrote:I'm currently trying my gosh darnedest to get the vocals I have in mind.
I've just finished negotiating and I got my first choice in... Well, in everything! It'll be a surprise who I've managed to lock down but they are pretty well known in quite a few circles. I'm really excited for it now! :D
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#13 Post by Kato » Sun Mar 17, 2013 12:13 am

Updating with the sprite of Chin Guk, Jamal's equally perverted friend! :)

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#14 Post by azureXtwilight » Sun Mar 17, 2013 6:42 am

I can't help but noticing that everyone so far is wearing blue and has a blue-ish hair. Is it intentional? XD
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#15 Post by Kato » Sun Mar 17, 2013 6:49 am

azureXtwilight wrote:I can't help but noticing that everyone so far is wearing blue and has a blue-ish hair. Is it intentional? XD
The colour is used a lot to, more or less, set an atmosphere around the characters, though it's purely a coincidence that these ones, looking so similar colour-wise, have been put up first. The other sprites have a bit more diversity in them (the next one I'll be updating with will be Brian, a blonde haired, blue eyed pretty boy). :p
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