Tag Archives: Think Tank

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 Update

Otherworld SGB: Through the Veil Title

As many of you know, I’ve been beta-testing the Smile Game Builder. This has taken up a lot of my time. Hence the lack of updates or progress on the game, although I started development on Otherworld SGB: Through the

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

Character Selection: 3 Characters, 3 Storylines

Otherworld Storyline

Initially Otherworld‘s focus was just on Anna and her sojourn through the Otherworld (hence the game’s name). After she died, she had the chance to go back to change certain things in her life and determine her final destination: Heaven

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

New Status Screen Layout (Template)

Otherworld Status Screen

This is the new Status Screen layout template for Otherworld. It still needs a bit of work, including section boxes and better profile info. I’d also like to add a more graphical equipment model, depending on gender, that shows equipment

Blog Retrofit Complete

The blog retrofit has been completed! And it only took a few hours to do – less than I thought it would take. A lot of the posts relating to the RMVXA version have been removed. With some of the