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  1. It's May Day! Also known as Beltane by us pagan types. It's a important day for fairies you know! Like Samhain/Holloween it's a time when the barriers between worlds is weak and fairies are likely to visit the human world to play! Yay!

    1. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      Verotai! Day of the warm rain! It's primarily an observed event, in premise of Litara.
      (Summer's Song)

  2. I just made myself cry a bit. In a good way! I just remembered something beautiful. A message.

     

    "For all the Dreamers - Our planet's dream is not over yet..."

    1. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      Dreamweavers, unite!

  3. I played a tiny bit of the demo for the remake of Trials of Mana (which is a name I still have to get used to after calling it Seiken Densetsu 3 for decades) and it took no more then a half a minute before I started getting punched repeatedly in the nostalgia organ.

     

    I kind of find the pixel art of the original SNES game more impressive then the all new 3D revamp, but on the other hand the original was filled with what kids these days might call 'The Jank' (really the whole series was) and I am hoping the remake's gameplay holds up better. Only saw a tiny bit of combat so far, but it looks promising!

     

     

    1. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      Having never played any of the Mana series...the graphics are impressive from looking at the screenies...

    2. Kayzee

      Kayzee

      I mean don't get me wrong the remake's 3D look is fine, just not as impressive. The original pixel art on the other hand possibly rivals Chrono Trigger as some of the best pixel art on the SNES. The remake on the other hand looks a lot like a higher resolution PS2 game. Which is not really much of a complaint mind, because the PS2 cast a looong shadow on the state of game graphics. I mean, I still think games like Dark Cloud 2 or Ico running on the PS2 hold up pretty well, as blury as they are. Not too many years ago I might have even said that graphics technology really still haven't progressed that much since the PS2.

       

      Still, if I compare the Trials of Mana remake to, say, Animal Crossing there is no doubt Animal Crossing is a more impressive looking game in my eyes. There is a heck of a lot of detail in the animation and texture work.

    3. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      The majority of what I've experienced for the PS2 still holds up well, graphics-wise. Gran Turismo 4/Tourist Trophy* is one of the best looking games for the console.
      * Tourist Trophy is a motorcycle racing game that uses the same engine as GT4.

      Yeah; the SFC had a lot going for it graphics wise, no doubt.

  4. My swich's power adapter died the other day. I can only imagine it valiantly sacrificed it's self to save me from being consumed by animal crossing. It's the only thing that makes sense!

     

    I can still charge it by hooking it up to my pc through usb, So this hasn't stopped me from playing animal crossing completely, but gotta give that old adapter credit, if it wanted to save me from playing animal crossing as obsessively, it's kinda worked!

     

    Basically I need my switch off and my PC on and awake to really get the switch to charge at all, and it doesn't seem to be drawing enough power to use it and charge at the same time.


    Maybe my laptop has crappy old usb that can't send much power, but there seems to be some shenanigans involved with the switch so it only really works right with nintendo's own chargers.

     

    In any case, having to take a break and do something else isn't that bad! I even did some work on my game the other day! I had the crazy idea for a while to see if I could make the menu work without switching scenes, and I actually pulled it off!

     

    I don't know if it has been done before, but I actually made it so the map scene can run subscenes. Only really tried it with the main menu and it was kind of a pain to get working, but in theory I think I could run most menu scenes as subscenes.

     

     

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    2. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      Hime's Scene Interpreter makes running events in the menus possible...


      Anyway, Animal Crossing sounds interesting and maybe I'll get to try it out at some point...

    3. Kayzee

      Kayzee

      @Rikifive Well the whole reason I did it by stacking scenes is so I wouldn't need to recode a bunch of crap. And the reason I wanted to make the menu run on the map in the first place is because my battle system is seamlessly integrated into map exploration already, and I would like to seamlessly integrate at least some of the menus as well. Switching the scene introduces a notable delay and the background becomes just a static image, so it's hardly seemless.

       

      Honestly I might end up having to recode/refactor a ton of stuff anyway, because I kind of think that my item and skill menus and maybe some others probobly should be somewhat simplified and made easier to navigate. What I have now is pretty neat, but might be a bit slow and annoying to use for some things.

       

      @PhoenixSoul Oh I could make it so you could run events in a menu if I wanted, I just don't see the point right now.

       

      Also: Animal Crossing isn't actually very much of a game at all really (more of a game in the new one then it was before though), but it's cute and allows you at least some creative expression. All the previous animal crossing games got boring after not to long, but that's kinda true with everything to me. :3

    4. Rikifive

      Rikifive

      Mhm yeah, I see what you mean.

  5. Animal Crossing is consuming my life. On the other hand it does give me a reason to maintain a somewhat normal sleep schedule, so there's that.

     

    I think I almost 'won' the game... Yeah I know there is no real ending, but I heard there is still an 'ending' event complete with credit sequence.

     

    Also met Flick today. And oh my goddess, he is FRIGGING ADORABLE. Yes I know he is already taken, but if it weren't for that he would tolts be prima boyfriend material fo' sure!

     

    ...I may have been talking with a particular hippo too often. (It's true though, Flick is adorable.)

    1. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      I've never played it, so I wouldn't know any of this.

      Still, at least you're having fun and that's what matters...lolz

  6. Hehe, today is 'Bunny Day' in Animal Crossing! I found alllll the bunny day recipes!

     

    You know, it's funny... people complain about how the over commercialization of holidays like Christmas, Halloween, and Easter sort of strips them of their meaning and 'soul', yet ironically the effort to secularize the holidays in order to appeal to a base that isn't made up of just Christians has in fact kept many elements of the original pagan holidays more or less alive.

     

    Though a lot of the context is still lost. I do wonder what a lot of parents would think if they realized that the while idea of the holiday involving bunnies and eggs that they have been exposing their kids too was in fact due to the holiday once being one in honer of a fertility goddess. :P

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    2. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      Exactly now. Problem lies in the fact that everyone believes that...

      Yeah. Not going to say any further.......

    3. Kirimash

      Kirimash

      I didn't know you played AC too OwO

    4. Kayzee

      Kayzee

      @PhoenixSoul It's a good time for change, but change isn't always for the best.

       

      @Kirimash Hehe, it's fun but I don't know how long it will be till I get bored with it.

  7. Been playing the new animal crossing. Hopefully will get life back soon. owo

  8. I actually did some work on my game today! :O Finally made progress on the special ability for the last member of the fairy miniboss trio to need a special ability.

     

    Still not sure if I should have her alert all the enemies on the floor to where you are, or directly summon enemies. Maybe I should let her do both?

     

    As for the other members of the fairy miniboss trio, one has the ability to steal items from you and teleport away and the other has the ability to turn invisible. All three of them have the ability to 'blink' (a sort of short range rapid teleport spam).

    1. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      Neat. Me?
      Nothing yet...
      Still waiting on art...

    2. Knighterius

      Knighterius

      I think directly summoning enemies that are from the floor, kinda like a rollcall orb. Make a fat monster house. Also ties in with the teleportation of the trio. 

    3. Kayzee

      Kayzee

      Hehe, a rollcall orb is a petty good example of how that would work. Though if she alerted all the enemies on the floor it would almost effectively be kind of the same thing except instead of just teleporting into the room the enemies would all pathfind their way to the room. My game actually has a stealth system of sorts, so I kinda like the idea of a noisey enemy. Maybe I should make that more of a general feature for enemies that use loud skills to be able to alert other enemies. Also some enemies in my game can hunt the player though smell as well. :3

       

      Also I might have told you, but my game actually has monster houses in it too! Or maybe I should say M-M-Monster Houses!

  9. I was just thinking... People like comedy right? And some of the most famous people who make comedy are stand-up comedians. But people also like horror, so why aren't there any famous stand-up horrorians?

    1. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      Hmmm...

      Well, there was that 'Tales from the Crypt' person, but that was a show on TV...it's the closest I have...lolz

    2. Kayzee

      Kayzee

      In anycase he wasn't actually scary. All the crypt keeper did was introduce the story and tell bad puns. :P

    3. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      Like I said, the closest I had/could think of. I don't even know if stand-up horror is a thing, but maybe, just maybe, @AutumnAbsinthe knows?

  10. Oh Tom Scott, you really made a thing of beauty this time... Sorry my most favorite of forums but...

    *suddenly air raid sirens start sounding*

    IT'S TRUTH BOMB TIME!

     

     

     

     

    1. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      I don't even have to watch it. Just seeing the title is enough.
      I don't have the endurance to watch anyway, lolz

  11. I have been watching an anime called Saga of Tanya the Evil about a ruthless amoral businessman who was reincarnated as a little girl fighting in what is basically WW1 except with magitech after he/she mouthed off to god.

     

    Now I love stories about evil little girls and all, but there are some things about the show that do bug me. Maybe it's that I don't care for WWI with some magic as a setting that much. Maybe it's a bit too 'isekai' (I actually do have a soft spot for some isekai though). Maybe that the heroine strays a bit in to outright stupid evil.

     

    But it's probobly mostly just because god isn't mocked or called out enough for my taste.  :P

    1. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      Sounds like a whimsy of Talamiura...lolz

    2. Kayzee

      Kayzee

      Pretty sure it's Yaldabaoth being a prick again actually.

  12. I just had a random thought: What would an anime adaptation of my game be like? My game doesn't really have much actual plot (but it has a lot of worldbuilding) So it's an interesting question.

     

    Even though my game is actually really tame, the idea that popped into my head was something like Ishuzoku Reviewers but in reverse.

     

    Like what if the show follows the diary of a rather perverted human I have spirited away to fairyland?

     

    Each episode is basically about them transforming in some way that appeals to one of their secret fetishes and they don't have enough willpower to resist taking advantage of it.

     

    I could totally see something with pretty much that exact premise being made!

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    2. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      As long as I can watch locally, I'm good.
      (I don't have a stream-worthy hardware setup)

    3. Kayzee

      Kayzee

      I think most sites I have seen it streamed also have a download link. Also: No the new episode is tomorrow. :(

    4. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      Ah, well...I might have a look later on.

  13. Eh? There is an anime about a team of adventurers in a fantasy world who basically do reviews of girls of various fantasy species who work in brothels? WHY WAS I NOT TOLD OF THIS SOONER!?

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    2. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      Be patient, mi amour...

    3. TobiObito4ever

      TobiObito4ever

      What anime is this? I may have to check it out...

    4. Kayzee

      Kayzee

      @TobiObito4ever Ishuzoku Reviewers (aka Interspecies Reviewers). And yes, you have to. You have been trapped in it's insidious web and won't be able to resist the compulsion. Even now you can hear it calling can't you? "Watch me.... Watch meee..." Soon it will dominate your thoughts and you will give in. But don't worry it's good! Plus it's just so delightfully lewd! <3

       

      Lewd enough that Funimation canceled the dub they were doing after a few episodes and it's been pulled from at least one tv station. There apparently was a loooot of drama about it in the anime community last month. Also the whole MyAnimeList thing...

  14. I actually did some work on my game today! :O

     

    Now the enemies in my game will avoid stepping on traps (or other dangerous tiles) that they know about when pathfinding if there is another way to get there.

     

    Thinking of also making some enemies that can swim fast but are slower on land also, which would probobly need some of the same code.

    1. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      Awesome. Me?
      Meh. I can't focus on much of anything at alllllll....
      (I hate being sick! grrr...)

    2. Kayzee

      Kayzee

      *gives you a feel better snuggle* :3

    3. PhoenixSoul
  15. It seems like you have been away for a while! Welcome back!

    1. Japhasca

      Japhasca

      Thanks!
      I've been chugging away on my project slowly and surely! I've missed the forums :(

    2. Kayzee

      Kayzee

      *giggls and sprinkles some fairy dust on you, then gives you a big o' hug!*

  16. I started playing Sonic Mania for the first time today. All I gotta say is the game gets a thumbs up for the Chemical Plant Zone Act 2 boss if nothing else. Best sonic boss ever. Or maybe I am just saying that because it's nice to find something in a sonic game I am not garbage at for once. :P

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    2. Kayzee

      Kayzee

      Even if you don't, how many of those assets were things you wanted for just one specific thing on an old project you never finished? :P

       

      I really should work on my game more. I have been doing more ZDoom stuff then RPG Maker stuff lately, and really not much of either.

    3. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      Hmmm...none. lol

      Dedicating tomorrow for sure to wrapping things up.

    4. Kayzee

      Kayzee

      Oh! You are that close? Yay!

  17. One idea I had for a while but I never got around to trying was to see what happens when I record myself saying something, reverse it, listen to what it sounds like reversed, then record my self saying what I think it sounds like, then reversing that...

     

    Turns out as far as I can tell it mostly makes it sound like I am saying something in a funny accent. I was kinda hoping for something weirder, like something inhaling air to speak.

     

    Maybe if I try using a really breathy whisper voice...

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    2. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      I dunno; I was mainly being silly for the lulz

      I find most of the year to be meh, so yeah...

    3. Kayzee

      Kayzee

      Thought you were being silly but thought I would check. :3

       

      Most of the year can be pretty meh. February is just the most meh of them all. :3

    4. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      You're honestly always up to something sneaky, mi amour. So, naturally, I'd always be curious.

      July too; firecrackers, yay! /sarc

  18. You know, our interaction lately reminds me of a song! You might not think it makes sense for me to like that song, but it's so catchy! :3

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    2. Kayzee

      Kayzee

      Gr8 b8! I r8 8/8! :3 But seriously how could I resist?

       

      I think most of my arguments have just been with the same person though. XD

       

      Also,

      Yeah he can telekineticly throw things around in some of the spin offs and the GBA remake. Also yeah they were exactly there and they were totally the double dragon twins. Fun fact: There are lots and lots of Double Dragon cameos in River City Girls too. They are basically now officially set in the same universe.

       

    3. Arrpeegeemaker

      Arrpeegeemaker

      Yeah from my understanding, some of the people that worked on the original Renegade game (I did know about that one) actually went off and made Double Dragon. They actually even kind of 'borrowed' the basic plot from Renegade for DD and DD2<---best

       

      I still turn on DD2 at least twice a year and beat it. Flying knees from stage 1 till the end :D 

      I also played DD4 a few years ago when it came out. I didn't love it, but I was so happy to have another, and so happy the went with the NES port style. They even emulated the screen tearing a sprite-limit flickering!!

      I beat it once and I think I'm fine with that, for life lol. That game was tough

    4. Kayzee

      Kayzee

      Hehe, So you know Renegade was actually the first Kunio-kun game in Japan too? They made a loooot of changes to it in the translation, so I am not sure how much of the plot is even left in the US version. On the other hand they both still start with someone getting beat up so...

  19. Yay, I made a sprite... of a sprite!

    image.png

    You see, sprites are fairy-like nature spirits. This one is a cute nature spirit of autumn!

     

    Edit: Better side animation, no ember things.

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    2. Kayzee

      Kayzee

      I think this looks much better:

      image.png.2657e1e4944e6a4d7c8fc2cf5d04b09d.png

       

      Any advice from anyone?

    3. TobiObito4ever

      TobiObito4ever

      How cuuuute~

    4. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      I saw that, yes. Looks fantastic, mi amour.

  20. I think I'm gonna have to take a deepdive into my database one of these days and come up with better items/weapons/armor. I feel like I don't have enough and a lot of them don't quite fit the fairyland theme I am going for.

     

    I have added some weapons that do fit the theme, but the problem is they are basically all replicas of unique legendary weapons like Caladbolg or Gáe Bulg. I probobly need to come up with more generic weapons.

     

    Also still kinda wanna turn potions into mushrooms or something and turn scrolls into something else (not sure what, maybe some kinda of tarot card).

     

     

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    2. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      Let me see...
      Skill Card
      Primary
      Offhand
      Clothing x7
      Enhancer x3
      Accessory x4
      Relic x3
      That's...20 altogether, lolz

    3. Kayzee

      Kayzee

      That's probobly too much for the player to really handle all at once... do you have that divided up into different menus? You could have a menu just for equipping weapons, one for clothing, and one for everything else. That would make te equip scene less bloated I think...

    4. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      I do not (I don't know how to do that either).
      Of course, seven clothing slots for various layers of clothing (because nude otherwise lolz)

  21. You know, I think I have been in a weird grumpy mood lately for some reason and am probobly starting too many arguments.

     

    So... Sorry everyone! I don't mind having an argument or two but I think I may have gotten a bit out of hand.

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    2. Kayzee

      Kayzee

      Well if you ever want private bullying sessions, just pm me cutie. 😉

    3. Arrpeegeemaker

      Arrpeegeemaker

      Still waiting on that adult!!!

    4. Kayzee

      Kayzee

      *pats your cute head* Still am an adult. <3

  22. I beat the remake of Link's Awakening today... I almost feel bad about doing it given what happened during the ending, but that kind of thing happens. Heck It happens nearly every time I wake up! But it's just as the Wing Fish says. As long as you remember...

     

    And you better believe I did it with a 0 death save game for the short post credits scene! It's not as hard as it sounds, just load if you die. It's worth it!

    1. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      I remember the first time I beat Link's Awakening.

      I actually didn't get the ending at all, but I was good enough that I didn't die at any point (not that I was paying attention to such since most of the time spent was slashing grass for rupees and heart bits lol).

  23. Geez how did the existence of the new secret boss in the switch version of Undertale escape my notice until now? Okay okay, so technically it's kinda an old boss in a new form, but it's a heck of an upgrade. <3

    1. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      Wait, Undertale was released on the Switch?

    2. Kayzee

      Kayzee

      Didn't you know? The PS4 too I think.

    3. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      No, I had no clue.
      Eh, I guess that I just didn't catch it when it happened is all. I knew it was released on Steam...that's all.

  24. For the record: I don't want to sound smarter and wiser than everyone else. I want to be smarter and wiser than everyone else! It's totally different!

     

    ... Though really things like 'smartness' and 'wisdom' are kind of meaningless and impossible to measure, so it's pretty dumb to try and do that.

     

    ... I say trying to sound smart and wise.

     

    ... Am I joking or being serious? Ha! You should know by now the answer is yes.

    1. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      ...
      You know that is a Fool's Errand...
      (likely why you're trying...)

    2. Kayzee

      Kayzee

      Hehehe...

  25. Phew, after a loooong time being stuck on them, I fi9nally beat those two bastards in Dark Souls. You know the ones I mean. Now i finally got to see "Large Chest Ahead" and can warp between places! Yay!

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    2. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      Speaking of, I once heard about someone trying to mod Tomb Raider to have DOOM elements, and vice versa. While that would be interesting (especially if Tomb Raider had the DOOM Marine and DOOM had Lara Croft as the main playable characters), I heard about it once or twice, and nevermore.
      (Quoth the raven...lolz)
       

    3. Kayzee

      Kayzee

      You mean like this? Hehehe...

    4. PhoenixSoul

      PhoenixSoul

      Similar to what I was thinking, sure. (I've seen the video before actually)

      But yeah, it's not a bad mod.

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