StrawberrySmiles
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StrawberrySmiles

The Talking Fruit, Female, 30, from South Carolina

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I can pixel, yet I don't feel like editing any sprites from any graphic packs to fit my characters. What's wrong with me? ;_; Aug 22, 2018

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    1. StrawberrySmiles
      StrawberrySmiles
      I can pixel, yet I don't feel like editing any sprites from any graphic packs to fit my characters. What's wrong with me? ;_;
      1. Isabella Ava
        Isabella Ava
        Rather playing some game?
        Aug 22, 2018
      2. Poryg
        Poryg
        It's called sloth.
        Aug 22, 2018
      3. StrawberrySmiles
        StrawberrySmiles
        Aug 22, 2018
    2. StrawberrySmiles
      StrawberrySmiles
      I wonder why my game is being ignored. It even has a demo. O_O
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      3. Thomas Smith
        Thomas Smith
        @starlight dream That's a good idea, I did that for my game.
        @StrawberrySmiles I can make you a fancy banner for your signature like I did for my game. And I can make a supporter version for others who want to share your game.
        Apr 24, 2018
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      4. StrawberrySmiles
        StrawberrySmiles
        Apr 24, 2018
      5. GuanyuMaker
        GuanyuMaker
        Yeah. Today I've found 2 awesome projects , one was from last year and I've missed it due to lack of visibility.
        Apr 24, 2018
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    3. StrawberrySmiles
      StrawberrySmiles
      I hate last-minute game errors when you have a deadline and the only person who can fix it is sleeping and won't have time for it...
      1. Shaz
        Shaz
        You really have ONLY ONE person who can fix it?
        Apr 13, 2018
      2. Archeia
        Archeia
        This has been my life for the last few days except we are the ones doing the fixing and panicking haha
        Apr 13, 2018
      3. StrawberrySmiles
        StrawberrySmiles
        @Shaz - Yes. I've never seen the error before. Apparently it was something JS related that he made. >>

        @Archeia - Fun times.
        Apr 14, 2018
    4. StrawberrySmiles
      StrawberrySmiles
      Meanwhile, in my Pokemon Ultra Moon game...
    5. StrawberrySmiles
      StrawberrySmiles
      That moment you ACCIDENTALLY post in the wrong forum, thinking you were elsewhere. :(
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      2. Sharm
        Sharm
        It's no big. Just report the post and we'll move it.
        Jan 11, 2018
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      3. StrawberrySmiles
        StrawberrySmiles
        Well, actually, the place it's supposed to be moved to is "Ideas and Prototypes" and I need more info than I thought for that. D:
        Jan 11, 2018
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    6. StrawberrySmiles
      StrawberrySmiles
      I was a second late to IGMC because I forgot that I saved my game to draft instead of public. ;_;
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      2. StrawberrySmiles
        Nov 7, 2017
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      3. starlight dream
        starlight dream
        It looks so cute :) I'll play it!
        Nov 7, 2017
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      4. StrawberrySmiles
        StrawberrySmiles
        Thanks! It might be "too" rushed, but that month was busy for me and my team lol.
        Nov 8, 2017
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    7. StrawberrySmiles
      StrawberrySmiles
      1. Poryg
        Poryg
        combined 3 and 4?
        Sep 26, 2017
    8. StrawberrySmiles
      StrawberrySmiles
      Is it sad I'm awaiting the housing update for the original Time Fantasy pack? :(
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      3. StrawberrySmiles
        StrawberrySmiles
        @Neo Soul Gamer - Yes, but it's going to be updated everywhere and I'm disabled, so I can't just support someone else when I can't support myself.
        Aug 10, 2017
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      4. Neo Soul Gamer
        Neo Soul Gamer
        Very few of his graphics packs are released for free. You're gonna be paying for it one way or another. I don't see the difference. As patron, you don't have to stay on for a prolonged period of time.
        Aug 11, 2017
      5. StrawberrySmiles
        StrawberrySmiles
        I know, but tbh, I won most of his packs in contests, so I didn't really pay anything. So thus, I'm okay with waiting, since I do that all the time anyway. I was noting that I basically can't wait for it. XD
        Aug 11, 2017
    9. StrawberrySmiles
      StrawberrySmiles
      I just saw an anime character who looked & acted 90% like mine. I see this with other characters, too. I feel like an awful char designer.
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      3. StrawberrySmiles
        StrawberrySmiles
        @RetroBoy - Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash (or something like that lol).

        I should probably work harder at not being so hard on myself.
        Apr 11, 2017
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      4. RetroBoy
        RetroBoy
        I thought you were going to mention something sheep but Grimgar is probably one of the best anime I've seen in decades. It was also made by Square Enix, just in case you didn't know.
        Apr 11, 2017
      5. StrawberrySmiles
        StrawberrySmiles
        @RetroBoy - I liked the direction it was going, but I didn't watch past the part Kenji (the character lol) started talking so I could show my BF.
        Apr 12, 2017
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    10. StrawberrySmiles
      StrawberrySmiles
      I know I shouldn't as an artist, but other than pixel art, I give up digital art. My hand just isn't steady enough. :(
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      3. Reapergurl
        Reapergurl
        Believe me dear, I know the feeling. I lost a lot of steadiness in my own hands, making my once pretty handwriting look very messy. Even my raspy rim shots are less crisp any more (drumming).

        But I second @Archeia about the exercises; try twirling a pencil between your fingers too.
        Mar 5, 2017
      4. Lantiz
        Lantiz
        I feel you [:
        I'm using the mouse on my left hand because the right one is not that good anymore... sometimes I use it to play tho.
        Mar 5, 2017
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      5. taarna23
        taarna23
        You use interpolation of none or nearest neighbour and scale it to whatever is required to be print size. Scale up in multiples of 100%. Easy and yes, does not look like a stretchy JPG.
        Mar 5, 2017
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    11. StrawberrySmiles
      StrawberrySmiles
      My birthday is in about 5 hours. I wonder who I can coerce into drawing me fanart. :p
      1. Hudell
        Hudell
        Where I come from, you only give a birthday gift if you get to eat birthday cake.
        Feb 8, 2017
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      2. Amysaurus
        Amysaurus
        ^^ Same.
        Feb 8, 2017
      3. Stanley
        Stanley
        Happy birthday! Here's to a happier and more prosperous life ahead for you
        Feb 8, 2017
    12. StrawberrySmiles
      StrawberrySmiles
      If I provide the tiles, am I allowed to make a request for a map to be made?
    13. StrawberrySmiles
      StrawberrySmiles
      Knowing I shouldn't work on 2 RPGs at the same time - even if one is with a team... I don't know what to do with my story now. ;_;
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      3. mikey1393drago
        mikey1393drago
        Oh. Would you be able to write out a synopsis for the one you're turning into a novel? You should still write it, even if it may not work. If not, maybe you should write it as a manga. Because you say you're more of a visual writer, then a manga adaptation like in the manga books is a really good idea.


        Usually, if you write out a synopsis of the plot for the novel, many ideas would then manifest as inspiration during work, school, game making etc. This is where you then write down what the inspiration is as it helps wonders.
        Dec 17, 2016
      4. StrawberrySmiles
        StrawberrySmiles
        I have a topic for the "novel" one. Right here in this forum. But I'm too lazy to find it, so here's a blog post about it.


        Like I've mentioned, I have a whole folder dedicated to this story lol.
        Dec 17, 2016
      5. mikey1393drago
        mikey1393drago
        Lol. I'll have a look.
        Dec 17, 2016
    14. StrawberrySmiles
      StrawberrySmiles
      I'll be out all day tomorrow.


      Anyone know any good/decent pixel or art programs for an iPad? :D
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      2. Sharm
        Sharm
        Sadly all of art applications I've tried for Android are terrible.  Pixly is the least terrible of the lot.
        Dec 2, 2016
      3. StrawberrySmiles
        StrawberrySmiles
        Well, I downloaded some painting apps and gave up - my lines are way too shaky to be of use. XD
        Dec 2, 2016
      4. Sharm
        Sharm
        Aw.  Yeah, I gave up too.  The software and possibly the hardware for tablets and phones just isn't there yet.  Hopefully soon.
        Dec 2, 2016
    15. StrawberrySmiles
      StrawberrySmiles
      A younger version of my grandmother appears in this shitty B-horror movie:





      The short-haired blonde lady stepping out of the car @32:21 is her. o.o
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      2. Vox Novus
        Vox Novus
        Neat! Thanks for sharing. Plan to follow in her footsteps!?
        Nov 19, 2016
    16. StrawberrySmiles
      StrawberrySmiles
      I wanna make a game jam directed at girl love titled "Hurry Yuri!"


      No?


      ...Okay. ;_;
      1. taarna23
        taarna23
        After which you put it on steam and it shows up in a curator list that steam thinks I want to follow (heck if I know why) entitled "Hella Yuri."


        Netflix, Steam and Spotify. Getting "you may like" suggestions wrong since the beginning.
        Sep 7, 2016
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      2. Alexander Amnell
        Alexander Amnell
        @taarna23 So unbelievably true. Netflix tonight "Because you watched Saving Private Ryan the other day, we think you'll also like Scary Movie 3 for some reason." How the heck did you draw that conclusion, Netflix?


           Steam's recommendations are usually worse, got to where I won't even look at those.
        Sep 7, 2016
      3. taarna23
        taarna23
        Lol! I know, I finished watching Stranger Things again, and the resulting 3 suggestions at the end of it was just like... WTF Netflix? How are these even related?


        And Spotify, lol... When I tried it out for free (because music rolling around in head must be listened to or loss of sanity ensues)... Its like... Listening to Lilo and Stitch soundtrack, we see? How about we just queue up a Phantom of the Opera track next, without warning you. Still listening to Lilo and Stich after skipping that last one? How about we queue up Thriller next. These things are totally related, we promise.
        Sep 7, 2016
    17. StrawberrySmiles
      StrawberrySmiles
      Too scared to start working on battle-related stuff. Numbers, names, balancing, etc. Sure I could NOT make an RPG, but with people following you around stuff like an RPG, it wouldn't make sense...
    18. StrawberrySmiles
      StrawberrySmiles
      I have to make skills and equipment. Ugh. I wish I had a starting point. Blankness is not good for me. :(
    19. StrawberrySmiles
      StrawberrySmiles
      You know how in a game like Zelda you can pretty much figure out how much hearts a certain enemy will take off of you or how many slashes it takes for Link to kill them?


      Like, what would you call a system like that? I don't want to say "predictable combat" because it sounds insulting. I feel like there's a word or two I could use.
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      2. Alexander Amnell
        Alexander Amnell
           Hearts life gauge system? It's really not all that different from a standard lifebar if you break it down, four hits from the weakest enemy equals one heart, you can have between 3 and 20ish hearts for a total of 12 to 80 hit-points with enemies being able to deal between 1 or 1/4 hearts (green knife soldier) and 20 or 5 hearts (fricken lightning bats) in damage.


           I would say the ease at determining how much damage link takes is due to the low numbers calculated more than anything else. It's much easier to see at a glance that 1 heart out of 20 is 5% of your health than say...856 damage to an hp pool of 17120. At the end of the day it's all simple mathematics, but by keeping the numbers small along with the visual cues of the hearts bar LOZ does a decent job of providing players with math that's simple enough and obscured enough that they might not actually realize they're doing it.
        Jul 20, 2016
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      3. taarna23
        taarna23
        Actually, some stuff (bats and snakes in LTTP) deal 1/8th of a heart in damage. There's just no way to display that. As you point out, it's not much different than a standard life bar, so I'm not sure your suggested name quite fits.
        Jul 20, 2016
      4. StrawberrySmiles
        StrawberrySmiles
        It's not just about hearts, either. It's REALLY hard to explain, lol.


        But I like the name @taarna23 gave. Thanks!!
        Jul 21, 2016
    20. StrawberrySmiles
      StrawberrySmiles
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      2. Ikari
        Ikari
        Unity operates with C# I believe. (Or C-sharp.)
        Jul 14, 2016
      3. Shaz
        Shaz
        You can use C# or JavaScript.  There used to be a third option, but I don't see it listed anymore.
        Jul 14, 2016
      4. UNphiltered_khaos
        UNphiltered_khaos
        Javascript? Wonderful! I have sort-of been learning it for RMMV, but if I can apply it to 2 editors, I will be filled with joy.
        Jul 14, 2016
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    Gender:
    Female
    Birthday:
    Feb 8, 1988 (Age: 30)
    Home Page:
    https://thestrawberryscribe.wordpress.com/
    Location:
    South Carolina
    Occupation:
    Storyteller
    First Language:
    English
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