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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-28 21:15:43 Reply

Thanks for the news, Tom! You guys are running out of Dad n' me masks, better go buy them quick!


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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-28 21:57:49 Reply

At 10/28/09 03:29 PM, TomFulp wrote: Leaving no stone unturned, we're planning an even crazier event around the production of movies. It will combine writers, artists, animators, musicians and voice actors in a structured competition that spans several phases. It's something I've been keeping tucked away in anticipation of a Writing Portal, but for now we might just have to settle for opening a Writing Forum, much like how the Art Forum prepared for the Art Portal. More on that in the coming weeks, we still have our massive summer/fall project to complete.

Oh! Oh! Oh! Oh! That is truly beautiful news. You know, the longer you take with the Writing Portal, the more stories I write. When it comes out, I'll have A LOT of material to share. And then I might dabble a bit in film scripts. I've been studying scriptwriting at uni for about a month now, and although I've just written a radio play for the assignment, the structure is very similar, so, you know, proper scripts, as opposed to stories should help animators out a great deal. Any animators out there, if you're ever looking for a story to work from, I'm usually keen on collaborating and coming up with a good interesting plot.

As for a writing forum, that'd be just fantastic. I know I'll have a lot of things to talk about that seem out of place in general, as the subject material often skips right over the majority of users. Any idea as to when we'll be seeing this Writing forum on the BBS?

At 10/28/09 04:15 PM, Scarab wrote: That's me in brief, before I start erupting into, "WE COULD DO THIS AND THAT!", "WE COULD HAVE PUBLISHED ANTHOLOGIES IN THE STORE AND EVERYTHING!", etc.

It's more of a reality than you think. ;)


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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-28 22:29:27 Reply

At 10/28/09 03:42 PM, 14hourlunchbreak wrote: I'm still waiting for holiday flash awards. That would be so cool.

That has been near-complete for a while now so it WILL eventually get integrated!


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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-28 22:34:00 Reply

At 10/28/09 10:29 PM, TomFulp wrote: That has been near-complete for a while now so it WILL eventually get integrated!

HOLY SHIET TOM POSTED IN HIS OWN THREAD.


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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-28 22:35:15 Reply

At 10/28/09 10:34 PM, Luis wrote:
At 10/28/09 10:29 PM, TomFulp wrote: That has been near-complete for a while now so it WILL eventually get integrated!
HOLY SHIET TOM POSTED IN HIS OWN THREAD.

Stop trolling or I'm gunna hit you with my BAN STICK!


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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-28 22:39:45 Reply

At 10/28/09 10:35 PM, TomFulp wrote: Stop trolling or I'm gunna hit you with my BAN STICK!

Somebody made a funny. hyuck hyuck hyuck

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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-28 22:41:24 Reply

At 10/28/09 10:35 PM, TomFulp wrote: Stop trolling or I'm gunna hit you with my BAN STICK!

Ooooooooh, fight, fight, fight.

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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-28 23:02:06 Reply

At 10/28/09 10:35 PM, TomFulp wrote:
At 10/28/09 10:34 PM, Luis wrote:
At 10/28/09 10:29 PM, TomFulp wrote: That has been near-complete for a while now so it WILL eventually get integrated!
HOLY SHIET TOM POSTED IN HIS OWN THREAD.
Stop trolling or I'm gunna hit you with my BAN STICK!

Not even Tom's friends are free from the wrath of Tom's Admin banstick.

Also now that there is the Halloween feature of movies/game in the games of the week spot do you have any plans to make an award for that, like art has the front page trophy?


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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-28 23:09:59 Reply

My musician quit, but me and my programmer agreed were still going to do the game, but i don't think we can submit it as a Power of 3 submission.


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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-28 23:36:09 Reply

FCUK YEAH WRITING FORUM!!!

At least is a chance to prove ourselves writers, that we can write ideas that will be soon enough a matsterpiece!!!

W00T, Y4Y, 1337N355, >:( , >:3

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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-28 23:57:50 Reply

Love to hear it Tom. I want to become a more active flash maker/ voice actor. :P

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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-29 00:09:42 Reply

I see you got lots of stuff planned. Good luck on all that. It oughta great! NG projects and stuff like that have never disappointed me!


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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-29 02:56:42 Reply

Writing Portal eh? Luckily that's an idea like that wont turn into a pornography slideshow like the Art portal has. However, I hope there is more original writing than fan-fiction.

There is nothing worse in this world than that. Dear god.


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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-29 08:09:12 Reply

At 10/29/09 02:56 AM, AlkaSeltzer wrote: Writing Portal eh? Luckily that's an idea like that wont turn into a pornography slideshow like the Art portal has. However, I hope there is more original writing than fan-fiction.

Are you filtering out the E, T and M submissions in the Art Portal? I see lots of great art when I go there.


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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-29 09:03:27 Reply

At 10/28/09 09:57 PM, WritersBlock wrote: It's more of a reality than you think. ;)

I'm half-aware of the thing you've got going, and I'm honestly extremely psyched about that. What frustrates me the most is that I can't come up with anything that I believe may be interesting enough to be considered, but I'm happy anyway since it may inspire more attempts in the future in getting writers together to make a marketable product. I'm looking forward to whatever comes out anyway.

Following on from another WB point, I too think a writing forum would be great for handling scripts that a Flash animator may be able to work with. I'm talking properly formatted scripts, with as little prose as possible, like the professionals do it. I just spat in your face a few times, sorry. Anyway, yeah, lots of people would need a helping hand with that, myself included, so erm, yeah, forums are great for that.

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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-29 09:16:11 Reply

At 10/28/09 09:15 PM, Hacsev wrote: Thanks for the news, Tom! You guys are running out of Dad n' me masks, better go buy them quick!

Huzah! Just nabbed one!

That is awesome news about the writing portal. Finally I'll be able to submit at least something to the site!

In all honesty, with the calibre of games coming out for Po3, I think it's going pretty well and if there's more around the corner, then keep them coming. I'm keeping a close eye on HappyHarry's entry.

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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-29 10:54:45 Reply

you said:but for now we might just have to settle for opening a Writing Forum,
what exactly is the writing portal and what would submit into it... stories??.
anyway looking forward to it :)

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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-29 11:41:13 Reply

At 10/28/09 03:29 PM, TomFulp wrote: Leaving no stone unturned, we're planning an even crazier event around the production of movies. It will combine writers, artists, animators, musicians and voice actors in a structured competition that spans several phases.

Good thinking, Señor Fulp! Time to think up some good scripts...


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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-29 14:08:44 Reply

I am content with a Writers Forum. I might use that now that my English Comp Professor helped me regain some confidence with writing.

You will increase the number of characters per post for the Writers forum correct? Just for those really long-winded stories.


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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-29 14:47:58 Reply

At 10/28/09 03:29 PM, TomFulp wrote: Next week will return to the Game of the Week, which brings me to the elephant in the room; YES, there are still amazing Power of Three games in the works! For those just joining us, Power of Three was a summer event where artists, programmers and musicians joined forces to make the most epic line-up of Flash games EVER. A lot of Po3 teams never got their ideas off the ground, while others are still trudging forward.

Its cool though that we have what we do, and since you can't be in the room with people guiding them and mentoring them individually, its up to people to be self motivated. Personally, I was very happy as a player with a lot of the games that came out of it and in general they were a higher quality game than what we normally see on newgrounds.

I regret we have yet to relaunch Alphas as a promotional tool for Po3 projects but Alphas are still on the way and games in progress should have a chance to use them this year.

I have to say the more I think of Alphas the more I like it as a motivational tool. Ideally, it would be awesome to have Versioning/Publishing set of pages that accommodated initial script ideas, followed by story boards, that then moved in to working swfs and artwork and then had pages for recruiting voice actors and having them submit their audio and then a publish final project to portal button.

But that sounds like an extremely far reaching goal, and if Newgrounds ever went that route, I'd love to see the API more functional and perhaps tied into a server app to enhance multi player games on top of everything else.

Leaving no stone unturned, we're planning an even crazier event around the production of movies. It will combine writers, artists, animators, musicians and voice actors in a structured competition that spans several phases.

This is exciting, but I'd like to see it more fully formed, so I'd rather be patient and get a good product than get it immediately.

It's something I've been keeping tucked away in anticipation of a Writing Portal, but for now we might just have to settle for opening a Writing Forum

Glad to hear that!

The forums have been missing something since users haven't been able to post stories on an individual basis. And while some of that stuff was better gone from general, it meant the gems had to go too. :(

I've wanted a place for a while where writers could come specifically on this site to discuss different subjects in a forum setting instead of in a single thread.

cool stuff all around.


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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-29 15:30:22 Reply

Cool :D


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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-29 15:48:42 Reply

i think kongregate might beat you in the whole writer's portal race
why are you guys even competing like this anyways


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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-29 16:08:54 Reply

Before a new portal appears, please help the audio portal become more reasonable than it is at the moment =/.

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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-29 16:26:05 Reply

more game/ stuff for games
Are movies really that dead?!

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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-29 17:36:21 Reply

How long will the meat boy stickers (the 75 cent ones) last in the store?


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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-29 17:48:26 Reply

Wait, a sharing api? Now I just gotta finish my project.


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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-29 18:40:27 Reply

Wow, Tom actually replies to people once in a while.

That's great tom. Also, I still want my flash front paged. D:

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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-29 21:20:07 Reply

At 10/28/09 03:53 PM, GiantDouche wrote: Smug motherfucker...

YOU ARE WATCHA SAY YOU SMUG MOTHER FUCKER!!!!!!!!!1


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Response to Halloween, Po3, Treasure! 2009-10-29 21:38:37 Reply

I really like the changing thing on the frontpage.

I like seeing new content instead of the same old all week.
In fact, if it rotated around 8 and was periodically changed, I wouldn't mind that being permanent. :)