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Did I ever explain what the secret poject was about? Maybe, but let’s have a refresh. What do you say, hmmmmmmmm?

So, I spent last night, Sunday night actually, looking for  how-to’s on anything relating to trading card games, or tcg’s. About them, making them, all that jazz. I thought about doing this nearly a decade ago (WOW!)–Well, not THAT long ago…. kinda. It was in early puberty, maybe earlier. But I was in way over my head at the time, and even then–whoa :o. All the same reasons I was doing it then are pretty much the same now, only more so. Ya see, back then, all I wanted to do was make a card game where I could just plain make cool cards and play it with… well, I didn’t have a whole lot of friends, possibly none at the time lol… But uhh, I also, as a Christian, didn’t feel that playing a game like Yu-Gi-Oh! was considered “okay.”

Not bashing the game really, nor the show for that matter. The fact that they were good forms of entertainment, drawing, captivating, and all around enjoyable are the reasons why a kid likes a show, why people like shows. And for a kid like me, that’s just something that’s so magnetic to your psyche, it’s freaky awesome xP. But to put it plain and simple, I didn’t like that there were monsters, I didn’t like that there were demons, all that satonic crap. And it’s not even about believing it, it’s about indulging it. Though, at the same time, I’m also kind of annoyed at the fact that the fantasy genre has taken over the TCG market. Yu-Gi-Oh!, Magic: The Gathering, Pokemon, Bakugan, redak–something or other lol. It makes plenty of sense, and that’s cool for them. Even back then though, I genuinely wanted was to make a card game that someone didn’t have to feel weird about liking in any way.

In an interview I had with myself in my head, where the TCG I produced with a friend became ultra popular, I talked about how people, parents essentially, want to feel good about giving their kids suitable content to interact with, but that sounds really lame to be completely honest with you all lol. Kind of sounds like they’re baby-proofing everything you want to mess with xD. I just want to provide the option. I’m not talking about some revolutionary idea, but a simple card game. Not a “simple” card game, simple enough. We ARE talking about a strategy game here. Of course, I’m only talking about producing this card game for myself, friends and family. Not to sell on the market. Duh, guys. But hey, what’s wrong with that? One can argue “Well, what’re wrong with it, huh?” At which point, I would respond with “It’s not really about what’s wrong with it, but is it really necessary?” You don’t really think about those sort of things. I know we’re talking about a game, and the last thing I want to do is make some sort of case about this, but you see so much ridiculously over-the-top violence in video games, sexually exciting characters, and disturbing creatures in entertainment. Isn’t there a way to combine “edge” with something a little less….. well, THAT? lol. Like I said, don’t want to make a big thing out of this, all I’m saying is it seems like to ME that people feel the need to add all this type of content when there really is no reason to. Simple as that.

Got off track here, and I forgot about one key piece of information here. I’m probably not going to make it until… who knows how long. And one of THE BIGGEST reasons why I want to do this is because I love playing Yu-Gi-Oh! the trading card game lol. It’s really fun, and it’s good times with my brother. And strategy games are always MY domain >;D. So, basically, I’m gonna recreate Yu-Gi-Oh! Not to make money off of, cause that would be called Grand Theft Card-oh, and is frowned upon in some societies. Like I said, only for family (mainly just my brother and sister cause my mom would be lost in that game xD), and any friend who’s bored and willing. That’s what he said.

Speaking of which, if you say “That’s what HE said,” does it make it a homo joke? I wouldn’t think so, but I guess, if you think about it THAT way. I mean, if someone says “Another thing girls say is that guys don’t spend enough time with them. But when you think about it, it goes BOTH ways,” I would assume heterosexual, not homosexual. But see what I did there? xD Equality! (higaholic).

I’m STILL stuck on what I should replace the monsters in YGO with. Hmmm. Originally, I was thinking a bestial theme. That’s not only primal, but educational, and we all know children LOVE educational entertainment. Duh, guys. Right?…. guys? Duh. Duh, guys. It’s all about subtlety  Of course, it seems as though giving it a sci-fi coating may just do the trick. Soooooo, mechanical  beasts of some sort? The important thing here is to think “teenager-adult” when I am creating this. Cause even though I’m only putting YGO through reincarnation, and I’m not making it for the world, if it has a child feel to it, I’m gonna wanna puke myself lol. I want it to have EDGE. And I do have a standard I must meet, cause this is a game I’M gonna not only have to like, but like enough to create more and more of.

Last thing I want here is pressure though. Pressure to play a game? How sick is that?! Parents who put pressure on their kids to play sports or smother their creative minds, I only have this to say: “SSSSSssssssTOP IT!”  This is about fun, and ohhhhh, am I gonna have fun >;P. I actually already got some tips on making physical prototypes, but I think this is gonna run in a similar pace to Brothers. I’m gonna work on it, then stop, then work, then stop, you know? As much as I love a little pressure-motivation, I like that these are projects that I can just walk away from and know I’m come back to, that’s a good feeling for me. I’m always kind of worried that I’m gonna just forget about something I’m working on, (with good reason too) mostly with stories and junk, but same can go for projects like these. Brothers is a big project, and (let’s call it…, uhhh) Mechanical Prime is a minor project, so I think it’s okay now…… Kinda like that name. “Mechanical Prime.” Hm….. Nah, it reminds me a bit too much of Transformers ;P. Just kidding, it’ll be an option…. maybe.

I’ll talk more about this in another post, this one is too long lol. But this project is of great excitement for me, much like Brothers. Different, but in the same league…. surprisingly xD. Not sure what that means lol.

Bye-bye now.

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I’m avoiding it RIGHT NOW. As we speak, avoidingness is going down. What am I avoiding you ask? You weren’t asking, but you are reading so MREH! X). I am clearly capable of making vlogs right now, with the exception of questionable static-y audio, and yet, I am not doing it. Now, why is that? Ah, I’m gonna cut crap lol. I’m not falling into this hole, no sirree! I’m just gonna make a friggin’ video. I think I’ll do a tag, I said I would do one actually, a week or so ago….. Yeah, I’m gonna do that.

Secret Place Tag, here I come!!!!!!!!

Bye-bye now.

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So, I was talking to a friend the other night, and I met her on the internet a year ago. We were talking and stuff, never met her in person before, and I started to think how it would all go down, meeting her. Would I surprise her, or would it be pre-planned? Being the way that I am, liking surprises and all, that opened up a much…. wider branch of fun ways to approach the question xD. The first thing that pops into my head is to wait for a anime convention she’s going to, dress up like Kaito Kid (w/ the mask) and either pop up somewhere, or make some sort of grand entrance…. MUAH HAHAHAHA!!! XD.

Of course, if it was a surprise, I’d have to have her address. Couldn’t I just ask for it? Maybe. But I would then lose the element I am using, wouldn’t I? Yes. Yes, I would. The element of surprise is what makes all this so fun! I can’t afford to lose it. Nope. So, that means I must track her down, like a BOSS! ;p. But I’m OBVIOUSLY not going to reveal my master plan that I haven’t thought of yet, she reads this blog, dummies. Obvo.

Maybe I should track her down through friends, like Skylar (An alias I have given him, duh guys). I could probably triangulate a geographic profile, based on the information I have collected over the past year, the pieces of info I can remember anyhow. Man, that’s gonna be SO much fun. It’ll be like cat and mouse xP.

She knows where I live though, cause she’s a big ole dummy. Why am I offended? I am not, especially when I track her down. No. I won’t track her down, that’s what she did to me. I shall track her down, like a BOSS! ;D. She probably used the internet or whatever. BORING!!!! No imagination whatsoever. If I was offended, it’d be because of the lack of effort and fun. F!!!!!!!!!!!! That’s your grade, Mal! Again, an alias I force upon friends and acquaintances o:) And I annoyed her in process too….. like a BOSS! XD.

But man, if it was pre-planned, that would suck all the fun out of it xD. Like a friggin…. vacuum cleaner. I’d honestly just like to pop up somewhere she’d least expect it. Yup. Maybe work, maybe home. But I might get attacked if I popped up in her room lol. Well, maybe not. I learned the art of calm in chaotic situation from my sister. If you stay at ease, it’ll annoy the heck out of people, but it will take out the option of violence ;). But that does propose an interesting set up. What if I popper up in her room AS Kaito Kid? lol. That’d be FUNNY! xD. That would take some planning…. and EFFORT! >_>. Cause you can’t just dress up as Kid…. no. You gotta bring your A game, so that no insulting goes on towards the character you are cosplaying. A lot of cosplays, you don’t really have to try, but someone as awesome as Kaito Kid? Yes, you must bring honor–HAHA! Honor! Cause there is no honor among thieves ;P. There is, interestingly enough. I mean, Kaito Kid, LupinIII I think, Sly Cooper. Heck, Sly Cooper 3 was named: Honor Among Thieves. And I bet that… anime girl… who’s nameeee….. escapes me, Kaito Jeanne? Some magic girl anime I think, I can’t quite remember, but I bet she has some honor. And it is arguable if the brothers have honor. You know–HEY! I forget! XP

I came up with a name for Brothers…. no I haven’t lol. I’m thinking it should just be called “Brothers.” I mean, really. I mean, really. *clears throat*. Or maybe “Moonlight: Brothers under the Stars.” Eh? Eh?…… Ehhhhhh?! xD. I mostly refer to it as Brothers though. Meh! I’m done with this post.

Bye-bye now.

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