Zeitnot [Work In Progress]

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#85

No, it’s Patrick! =o


#86

btw, i saw the character list and noticed that some of the characters needs to be named. Are you talking about their nicknames for the game or their actual names?

i won’t mind some name etymology/meaning too.


#87

Yep, the position of Black Queen is free :crown:

I mean the nicknames :smile: Most of the fleshed out characters already have a name (though not surname… yet), and several others at least are named (Diego, Cecily, Abda, etc.). Although I might change some alias to make them a tad more personal and less I-ran-out-of-imagination :thinking:


#88

Just wanted to pop in and say I got Black Queen my first run through the game. I had such a hard time picking a good alias though!

I also accidentally stumbled into a romance with one of the characters during my second run. It felt kinda awkward cause I chose a response I thought was meant to be a joke to cheer the dude up and then later it was… awkward. Touchy-feely weird. Reminded me of a thing, so I was like… You know? Probs should have realized it was a flirt option…

This is what happens to shut ins :expressionless:


#89

So this interesting. A murder mystery masquerade mixed in with chess? Yep. Interesting. Anyway is knight the only piece you can be? Or can you be the king or queen as well?


#90

Nah, it’s not just Knight


#91

Oops, I guess I should word the game a bit better or add some code to avoid these things, my bad.

@Ardit_Maloku anything but the position of Black King/White Queen is up for grabs with a RNG (Random Number Generator) function; depending on your role, the MC will have a different set of rules/conditions, victims and scenes :slight_smile:


#92

That’s cool. Looking forward to see how limited or unlimited my MC can be depending on the chess they’re given.


#93

I just want to know what a pawn MC has to do to reach a promotion (…do we have to kill someone of our own? It can’t be just killing people of the other team, because we anyway do that. Of course I mean “killing” not killing…but I guess we could try out that too…)

With such a plan I could call MC the “uncrowned Queen”.


#94

Considering chess rules… maybe the pawn has to survive a whole night in the enemies quarters? Could be fun…


#95

Can’t be that difficult…we could seduce J.

Yes, that certainly would be fun.


#96

I am very excited to see where this goes


#97

Btw, @Lycoris, are you okay with receiving fanart? i may have plans to draw my MC and Quinn to keep me from being in an artistic rut.


#98

@Sammysam, I was wondering when would someone ask about promotions :wink: Let’s just say that there’s a good reason as to why the pawn card is blank instead of having its own drawing (unlike the Queen’s tiara or the Bishop’s cross) :smiling_imp:

@Guhik you had an interesting guess, but sadly, it would go against the game’s guidelines:

Though, if I were you, I would keep a close eye on J, just saying :zipper_mouth_face:

@Skully_Bones the update will take a bit since I’m still working on updating my other game, but I’m changing the structure and style :slight_smile:

@Abe why, of course! :star_struck: Feel free to do so, and I would definitely love it when I see it :hugs:


#99

So is J genuine in his interest or is he faking it? If so he’s doing really well :face_with_hand_over_mouth:


#100

It’s great so far, I can’t wait to see what happens. I know nothing about chess though, hopefully I can follow along!


#101

Ay, sorry for taking so long to answer! :sweat_smile: Interesting question! Is either J experiencing a really strong crush at first sight with the MC, or are they just making their first (chess) move? :wink:

Haha, don’t worry; when I say “loosely based on chess,” I really mean it. I know little about chess, only each piece’s movement, so I’m mostly using the thematic and some elements that are easy to understand :slight_smile:


#102

Damn… the MC can’t trust anyone. A wolf is sheep’s clothing.


#103

Hi I am J
A totally non suspecting sheep
You can trust me
I won’t bite
Oh please come near me I will not harm you

wolf

Fits right in. ( image courtesy of @Carlos.R )


#104

Hehe I was lurking untill I could get 100th post.