Archive for August, 2009

Can you tell me how to get…

Saturday, August 29th, 2009

…how to get to Yukkuri Street?

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(Brought to you by the letter C and the number 9.)

I went and bought Scarlet Weather Rhapsody. The bandwagon has officially been jumped on. (Illustration: Tetla Pot.)

Now to take it easy in the two days left until September.

Taking it easier

Friday, August 21st, 2009

Celebrities both real and fictional have been making guest appearances on Sesame Street for over three decades now, so no one objected to bringing in a famous genius girl from a popular video game series, to teach a math class. She got along well with most of the regular cast, except for Kermit.

“I’ll tell Suwako on you!” threatened the frog. But it was futile.

To be continued when I get back from Chicago.

Taking it easy

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

Still on break. Will resume work on CCY on September 1.

“Secret Genius Loli Project” is proceeding on schedule.

First 75 hours

Monday, August 10th, 2009

As of this time, I have logged 75 hours on the CCY-senpai wa 17sai project:

16 hours – First background
29 hours – Male character designs (excluding CCY)
30 hours – Faces of CCY (10 expressions in all)

I will be taking a break now until the end of August, for the following reasons:

1) I will be going on vacation, to see my family in Chicago.
2) I will be working on a very high-budget secret project (upwards of 30 hours, easily) featuring a famous loli who is also a genius.

The secret project will remain a secret until September, but I will give you two clues as to what it is about:

Clue #1:

Clue #2:

See you in September.

Faces of CCY: True Tears

Monday, August 10th, 2009

This one was delayed somewhat because 1) I had to work a full day yesterday (Sunday) and 2) the expression changed yet again.

But it’s finished now.

Higher resolution PNG with transparency here.

That’s the last of the expressions for the CCY character.

Faces of CCY: Skepticism

Saturday, August 8th, 2009

Identical to the “Neutrality” expression from the waist down.

Identical to the “Laughter” post in format.

I’m lazy like that.

Higher resolution PNG with transparency here.

Faces of CCY: Melancholy

Saturday, August 8th, 2009

lolikit specifically asked for distinct “sad” and “crying” CCYs, which translated into the “melancholy” and “true tears” expressions. At this time, there don’t seem to be any places in the script where such expressions would be needed. But lolikit wouldn’t have asked for them if he didn’t need them… I hope.

My greatest grievance with the characters is the fact that CCY only looks like a pure pure boy. I know there are actually people in real life who just want “bang bang bang”, but that’s not the kind of protagonist I want. The fact that the player is not actually assuming the role of CCY makes it slightly more tolerable.

Higher resolution PNG with transparency here.

I know the difference between CCY’s appearance and personality is intentional, but I don’t have to like it.

Faces of CCY: Surprise

Friday, August 7th, 2009

An expression that is greatly enhanced by the body language. You’ve heard the term “taken aback”, right? Also, has a “reverse blush”, turning white instead of red. One of the more useful expressions, given the script.

Higher resolution PNG with transparency here.

Faces of CCY: Laughter

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

Identical to the “Happiness” expression from the waist down.

I’m lazy like that.

Higher resolution PNG with transparency here.

Faces of CCY: Happiness

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

Like when he sees Marmot and wants to take her home.

Higher resolution PNG with transparency here.