CorrTerek wrote:This is getting hilariously bad. Are we gonna have one of these threads every month? Maybe two for New Year's?
Flytrapz wrote:Ansan, I don't know why you're taking this so personally, or why you're sinking into name calling and nastiness.
Flytrapz wrote:Thanks Paladinian...I think. Did you just call me a demanding, selfish, and short-sighted beast? I can't quite tell.
balder wrote:But however much work you reasonably think is involved, triple it. Got that much work in mind? I'd bet a testicle you're still short of the mark.
charles wrote:Heck, I can still remember laughing my arse off at Bobby Crosby's responses to whingers (claiming to be constructive criticisers) where he didn't hesitate to smash them down with straight out insults followed by a wielding of the banhammer.
charles wrote:Merry Christmas and a Happy New year Rob and Xin!
Flytrapz wrote:I guess I will just have to console my self by printing out your counter-rant, pasting it into book one when I get it, and making you sign it the next time you come to ECCC.
I am, after all, a huge fan of your work.
MarbitChow wrote:Girl Genius is just zany, so it's 'easier' to write. Phil can honestly just make everything up as he goes along and no one is concerned.
Questionable Content is also not plot-centric; it's relationship-centric, and there's a host of real-world experiences to draw upon there.
Dr. McNinja's author can pull an evil motorcycle from a magical world out of his butt and no one blinks an eye.
But if, after several years, an event in Erfworld appears to contradict a power described 3 years ago in 2 text bubbles on Page X of book one, it inspires 14 pages of debate on whether the author screwed up.
balder wrote:It introduces a new character. We went through that character's design process, with hours of live discussion as we researched and shared source material on costume, facial features, and color scheme (despite this being a monochrome illustration, the character will appear later). Xin then took a day to draw the illustration, to which I will write the update.
effataigus wrote:Ooooooh... you have thrown another palette on the forum speculation bonfire. Guesses anyone?
Ansan Gotti wrote:Predictamancer, baby! A nice conversation with Wanda would fill in 141-142 nicely.
Flytrapz wrote:I have no idea why lettering a page could take 32 hours, but I must say I’m dying to know which page it was.
Flytrapz wrote:Like you said – you don’t care about my support, and you don’t care if I’m mad…not in an appreciable way relative to the perfection of book 1. That is a profound statement: At least at the moment, you don’t care about my day-to-day experience of erfworld.com.
Flytrapz wrote:And if we’re honest about it, if your profession were about providing on-line content, web design, or creating a satisfying end-user experience, well, then not caring about your users’ experiences is an issue of professionalism. This is where I was mistaken and you set me straight.
I now get that that isn’t what your profession is about: Your profession is about designing books, and erfworld.com is about selling them and related merchandise.
Flytrapz wrote:It does, however, damage my sense of community here, and pretty much kills the illusion of having some kind of stake in your project. Which is a little sad for me, even if you don’t really care. Not your fault, of course – my fault, for having misunderstood your intentions with the toolbox program and the purpose of your website.
BLANDCorporatio wrote:Ansan Gotti wrote:Predictamancer, baby! A nice conversation with Wanda would fill in 141-142 nicely.
That's so plausible it just cannot be true
balder wrote:But look, threads like this hijack the discussion and poison the fan culture. They can't do anything at all for the good.
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