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 Post subject: Re: The JRPG Generator
PostPosted: Fri Dec 09, 2016 10:21 pm 
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AaHHH this is SO COOL, SO COOL SO COOL
I appreciate the further naming of Gloriana because all the names in a proper JRPG have to be intense (hence the reason for stuff like Michelangelo etc.)

You know maybe it's just because I've reread it recently but the dynamic between the Lady and Michelangelo is reminding me of The Neverending Story's first part. I'm assuming you read it so I'm not explaining for potential spoilers for others, if not I'll tell you. Regardless the fact that you're reminding me of one of my favorite books is fantastic :D

I can't wait to read more!!!

NO THERE'S NO NEED OF A NEW TOPIC I'm super proud to showcase your stuff in here, you're not hijacking you're IMPROVING IT

I will totally make a page on the generator itself! I'll have to think of a cool way to show off the things :D


YAY I'm glad I'm not hijacking the thread XD

If you can believe it, I've watched The Neverending Story movie but have never read the book! I'm interested to hear about the dynamic and its parallels with my story :)

Also, YES lol I was trying to think about female names that would be just as intense and dramatic as Michelangelo, and "Gloriana" immediately popped to mind--it seems to fit well! (Yay for first instincts, right???)

I hope to be able to add more this weekend--I actually read the story bits aloud to my mom the other night and she absolutely loves it, too!

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 Post subject: Re: The JRPG Generator
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Oh my god go read the book like right now, the movie is...well...I could rant for the rest of my life about how the movie missed the point of the book, and the book is one of my top favorites ever, so I'll leave you with one hint: the dynamic between Atreyu and the Childlike Empress in the first part of the story.
That's all!

(One day I'll write a site about it, just you watch, it's been literally 20 years of thinking about this book arhghhhahhh)

I can't wait to see more from you! :D

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Ooooooh okay! I will definitely have to check the book out now because the movie left me feeling like "...ehh??"

I've got an idea for the final battle scene which I might just go ahead and write out because omg it is going to be AMAZING and EMOTIONAL and sdkljksdjfksjdfk so cutscene, many drama, wow. :D

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 Post subject: Re: The JRPG Generator
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Well, I knew that even the author was displeased with the movie...and reading it recently, I absolutely understand why. If that had been my book, I would have been crying. We're talking removal and change of major plotpoints - into SUPER SKEEVY ONES, no less - and not even bothering to read the descriptions of what things look like. And we're not talking descriptions that you'd have to piece through the entire book - there's one case that comes to mind where the character is introduced and there's like a single phrase and NONE OF THAT IS RESPECTED. Not to mention that the movie ends halfway into the book...which is where the actual plot starts. D: It's terrible and horrible advertising for the book, even when I was a kid and I got the book because I watched the movie I was like "...this has nothing to do with the movie but it's 3000 times better and how did this happen???".

The JRPG Generator thread: Now With Critique of The Neverending Story
- which to be fair has a plot that is very related to the very concept of the JRPG Generator, so I can claim to not be completely off-topic -

OMG AMAZING AND EMOTIONAL I CAN'T WAIT

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/applauds all of what this thread has become.

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The long-awaited day (or evening, depending on where you are) is here! This includes the final battle scene starting on page 11 (of 38 total pages...omg I sorta went crazy on this last scene xD). (I tried putting in a bookmark--the silly thing makes it open up to page 12 instead, but at least not as much back-scrolling required!)

If the above link doesn't load for you, try this link, and accept my many many apologies for the sheer amount of scrolling /o\)

I hope y'all like this! I definitely want to expand the story's middle bits out a lot further, but I also wanted to go ahead and write the final battle scene and the epilogue to kind of know where my story journey was "ending." (Plus this highly emotional, active scene was burning a hole in my gray matter demanding to be let out so... xD)

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