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Otherworld: Through the Veil – Project Update (Smile Game Builder)

Otherworld SGB: Through the Veil Title

Development on Otherworld: Through the Veil has been slow but consistent, mostly on some of my days off. Release Date The tentative release date for Otherworld SGB is August, 2017. Although this may change, this seems the most likely date

Otherworld SGB: Through the Veil Is Now In Development

Otherworld SGB: Through the Veil Title

In a previous post, I announced the development of Otherworld SGB: Through the Veil for Smile Game Builder. Development on the project has now officially begun! I’ll continue working on it on my days off. It might take awhile, but

Otherworld SGB: Through the Veil

Otherworld SGB: Through the Veil Title

Next month brings the official announcement of a new project for Smile Game Builder I’m creating, entitled Otherworld SGB: Through the Veil. What Is "Through the Veil"? Through the Veil is a short first-person supernatural thriller, set in the same

Update: Mature Content Plugin & Other Updates

Otherworld Main Site Background

Although work on Otherworld has been slow and inconsistent, work on the project is still ongoing, small things really. Mature Content Plugin For anyone not wanting blood and "life profanity", I added the Mature Content Option plugin. This gives players

Otherworld Rename and Other Tie-Ins

Otherworld‘s official rename is Otherworld: Origins. (The logo isn’t quite right, so will change later. This is temporary only.) Reasons for the Change The reasons behind the title change are simple. During the writing (or rewriting) process, it became necessary

Latest Project Updates: Characters And Maps

Otherworld Main Site Background

Otherworld is our most actively developed game and our main focus at the moment. Although updates tend to be few and far between on this blogsite, work on the project is still ongoing. I’m sure no one wants updates on

Character Selection Plugin (History and Progress)

Otherworld Storyline

At the beginning of the month, I mentioned about a character selection screen that allows players to play as one of the three main characters: Anna, Jack or Swan. Each character has a unique storyline; all of them converge near

New Animated Title Screen (Partial)

Otherworld Animated Title

The animation for Otherworld‘s Title Screen has been revamped, vastly different from its original RMVXA port-over version. This doesn’t include the new menu, as that’s still being developed. The background animation is care of Iavra’s excellent Video Title Plugin, which

Otherworld Engine In Progress

Otherworld Engine Plugin

Otherworld Engine The Otherworld Engine is a core plugin to manage the other aspects of Otherworld (Title Screen and its menu, Status Screen, Equipment Screen, etc.), but also for additional functions that help with that customization. Each part has its

New Official Status Screen Layout

Otherworld Status Screen

I spent today – on and off, then on again – doing the new Status Screen layout. And finally finished the template and the base plugin! Graphics can be very time-consuming, especially if you hate creating them in the first