Me: I need to fix some scripts again for compatibility but don't know how to actually modify this guy's code without breaking things...
My Spaghetti Brain: Just add some hardcode to the parts you need with if-else statements bruh. Who cares as long as it works right?
The right kind of creativity is adding your flavoring and layering on tested and proven tropes, not tearing them down and rebuild things in your image. Just like how you don't cook eggs with a brick or a chainsaw, but instead learning on how to make your eggs look good and different than the other eggs.
I have always wondered why you have to pay real-life currency (more specifically in japanese yen) to fuse personas in persona games, what are the Velvet Room residents are even going to do with that money?
I am adamant about not having missable quests, which means having to write entirely new scenes at each plot progression that takes into account that time and events have passed since the quest could first be accepted while still having there be a quest to solve in the first place. It's worth every second.