Dear Imaginary Friend,
Congratulations you are now an official imaginary friend, created by the wild fiery imagination of a small child. You have quite a journey before you, one that you will shape along with your child’s. But heed this warning new friend, your decisions, all of them will affect you and your child and how others view you. You will watch your child grow, perhaps into a bully or a charming popular kid, or even a loner who wants nothing but to curl up with a good book. Go on adventures in the dream world known as Doodleverse, a world of endless imagination and your home. From climbing mountains and racing others on clouds to finding buried treasure and learning valuable lessons.
Will you be courageous or timid, a bully or a scaredy cat? Will adults think you a helpful presence or one that needs to be replaced. Will other children think of you and see a fearsome creature or a friendly and cuddly one?
You will face many challenges and decisions that you will feel are unfair and quite impossible to make. Everything you do will have consequences, good and bad, long and short term. Only you can decide where your journey will take you and your kid. So good luck!
So this is a side project that I begun to give myself a break from my other almost finished WIP. This is meant to be a lighthearted game, nothing overly serious or anything. My friends who played for interest reasons asked these questions the most so I decided to answer them right off the back. Free free to ask me any questions as well.
Does the imaginary creature have a gender?
The imaginary creature does not have a gender. Instead it is referred to as friend, buddy, it, and other words that aren’t placed with a specific gender pronoun.
I wasn’t able to choose a color or an extra for my creature but it says that I did?
Some of the creatures only come in one color and already come with an extra, for example the griffin has wings, so it’s not a choice. But there are other areas further in game that allows you to.
Isn’t Scaredy Cat and Timid the same thing?
Yes, and no. In this case because Scaredy Cat is being compared to Big Bully, it’s not the same. Scaredy Cat means you aren’t one to get into fights and you back down, less injury and trouble. It also means you have the power of persuasion and can talk your way out of situations. So Scaredy Cat isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Timid, takes on more of a less adventurous and wary of challenges meaning here.
So no one can see me?
In the real world only imaginary creatures can and they can indeed talk and mess with you. But when you go to the Doodleverse, others can see you as well, children and their creatures.
How long is this story?
Right now I’m looking for it to all be ten chapters long. Each chapter will have a different issue to address and mostly be strictly about that issue with other minor issues as well.
Sincerely the Darkness? What!
It will all make sense when you read it . . . I hope.
Anything you want feed back with?
Any type of feedback is appreciated. Since this is an imagination based game, I wanted to give a good amount of creativity to the reader but still keep the coding not extremely difficult. So with that said if you guys think of anything you would like to see or something you would want change, I’d love to hear (as long as it’s not extreme story altering).
I do not know my updating frequency but updates won’t be minor. They’ll be chapter completions. Also whenever this thing stops letting me edit it, I will just post comments about the updates, instead of changing the title.
8/11/16: Posted with Prologue done and Chapter One halfway done.