Author Topic: Background Blitz Suggestion List  (Read 11812 times)

TheYak

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Re:Background Blitz Suggestion List
« Reply #20 on: 07 Mar 2003, 18:28 »
A worship site/altar for people who worship kitchen appliances.  

A house made out of your favorite lunchmeat.

What if the moon were made out of _______.

An asylum for rodents (hamsters in straight-jackets, that sort of thing).

The end of the world (in a dimensional sense or a 4th dimensional sense).

A landmark, city, famous person, etc. representing approximately where the particular AGS'er lives.

See?  No violence.. not too much sex (depending upon what the person draws, I suppose).  I have to grant that those topics are well covered throughout the forum by the overwhelming majority of males but really, I must wonder if you're in an on-line convent or whatnot with your steady opposition to both.  Not a personal attack here, just following the guideline of "everything in moderation."

Re:Background Blitz Suggestion List
« Reply #21 on: 08 Mar 2003, 01:38 »
Hey, I really like those!

Reason for asking for not too much sex and violence is they are recurring themes and overdone, not to mention there isn't much you can do with them anyway. Its the Spingerization of art. :P

I'm not opposed to them, but I think people will come up with more interesting topics given the call for moderation(thats the word) in those two areas. I'm not looking for pink bunnies, but I'm not looking for BDSM either. I hope no one really has a problem with that. :)

TheYak

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Re:Background Blitz Suggestion List
« Reply #22 on: 08 Mar 2003, 02:09 »
Any one of my topics can be readily adapted for Pink Bunnies AND BDSM.   ;D

Re:Background Blitz Suggestion List
« Reply #23 on: 09 Mar 2003, 00:21 »
Heh I really like the appliances thing. :P Lets do that unless someone objects.

AlphaMole

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Re:Background Blitz Suggestion List
« Reply #24 on: 09 Mar 2003, 03:06 »
*idea*
A film nor amusment park
(ride the Bogart-a-tron!)
"this is the worst thing I have ever tasted" *munch*
"then why are you still eating it?!"
..."It's in my hand"

Esseb

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Re:Background Blitz Suggestion List
« Reply #25 on: 09 Mar 2003, 03:39 »
I suggest using other resolutions some times plus colour restrictions when applicable to keep it varied.

E.g 320*200, 640*480 (instead of 640*400, yarr. Stupid resolution) or whatever old agi games had. We're old school anyway so why not go with the flow?

Still, we don't wanna keep miez out so a 1024*768 32bit colour restriction one of the months to please him (and us when he shows his entry) :).

Edit: I vote for AlphaMoles Film-Noir amusement park idea!
« Last Edit: 09 Mar 2003, 03:48 by Esseb »

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Re:Background Blitz Suggestion List
« Reply #26 on: 09 Mar 2003, 13:52 »
I'm all for the Altar of Home Aplliances - sounds way cool. And I don't mind (read: like) doing lo-res, lo-colour :)

Edit: I like the film noir amusement park theme a lot as well! ("Inside the Casablanca house of horrors"). A bit like Grim Fandango...
« Last Edit: 09 Mar 2003, 16:32 by miez »

AlphaMole

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Re:Background Blitz Suggestion List
« Reply #27 on: 09 Mar 2003, 20:46 »
I agree with Esseb, I've never liked 640*400 personally. and I think it would be fun if there are some really weird restrictions in one.. like only purple tones.. or something odd like that
"this is the worst thing I have ever tasted" *munch*
"then why are you still eating it?!"
..."It's in my hand"

scotch

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Re:Background Blitz Suggestion List
« Reply #28 on: 09 Mar 2003, 20:55 »
Well everyone would like to do something wierd, but there doesn't seem to be anything wierd that everyone wants to do.  By all means do it in purple if you like, but usually enforcing more rules just makes less people enter.

I'm fine with doing low res sometimes, but for me this is an ags game bg practice, so I'd rather practice withing AGS's limits than any random rules.

Re:Background Blitz Suggestion List
« Reply #29 on: 10 Mar 2003, 01:44 »
Weird is not the keyword. Interesting is the keyword.

How about a bar after its been invaded by a group of rampant Alcohol Anon'ers?
or an ice cream parlour after its been invaded by a group of rampany Weight Warchers?  :o

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Re:Background Blitz Suggestion List
« Reply #30 on: 10 Mar 2003, 11:01 »
And I thought no violins? ;)

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Re:Background Blitz Suggestion List
« Reply #31 on: 13 Mar 2003, 04:14 »
what if the "FRIENDS" coffee shop was run by carnies

What pessi's desk looks like

What m0ds would be mod of if cj hadnt made ags

sceens from mods last move (hence he dies)

G rated Porn (that will be hard)

What cj's bathroom looks like

What RON would look like if Tim Burton owned it

Just a few from me... what is this for again?


Re:Background Blitz Suggestion List
« Reply #32 on: 13 Mar 2003, 15:29 »
And I thought no violins? ;)

Moderate violence. ;)

How about a restaurant in space? Or  a mountain top restaurant is Tibet.
« Last Edit: 13 Mar 2003, 16:28 by OneThinkingGal »

Rincewind

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Re:Background Blitz Suggestion List
« Reply #33 on: 14 Mar 2003, 20:27 »
- The hideout for the worlds worst Superhero.
- A smiley playground.
- Hannibal Lecters kitchen.

Just some scenes that popped into my head...  ;D

Re:Background Blitz Suggestion List
« Reply #34 on: 16 Mar 2003, 02:07 »
Hm, would people be up for the film noir thingy?  :)

While I'm here, I might as well add some topics :P :

A pawn shop.
What the inside of your fridge looks like when the light goes out.
A haunted house.
The kitchen at pizza hut.
A school cafeteria just after lunchtime is over.
« Last Edit: 16 Mar 2003, 02:16 by OneThinkingGal »

Rincewind

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Re:Background Blitz Suggestion List
« Reply #35 on: 16 Mar 2003, 09:53 »
I'm certainly up for it. Film Noir-amusement park is a great idea. ;D
 

cpage

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Re:Background Blitz Suggestion List
« Reply #36 on: 17 Mar 2003, 09:37 »
It would be cool if,
After every 2 we zipped all the backgrounds up and gave em to the AGD Zine as a background package.
So people can use them in games if they like



Re:Background Blitz Suggestion List
« Reply #37 on: 18 Mar 2003, 04:04 »
In my opinion, there is already inta-game for that. The authors of the backgrounds are free to do whatever they wish with them, including submitting it to insta-game. Maybe not everyone would like to donate thier backgrounds, that's fine too. I don't think we can decide for them. :)

If you'd like to donate them to insta-game, or just mark them for free use by anyone while posting them, I think that might work better.

If anyone else has any thoughts tho...

cpage

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Re:Background Blitz Suggestion List
« Reply #38 on: 18 Mar 2003, 08:06 »

"A landmark, city, famous person, etc. representing approximately where the particular AGS'er lives."

I like this one
It could be alot of fun

I vote for it


and about the agdzine idea

It just seems to me that the zine doesnt get any new stuff EVER
I still say its a good idea
if the the creater doesnt want it there they can say so when they post ;)

scotch

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Re:Background Blitz Suggestion List
« Reply #39 on: 18 Mar 2003, 14:40 »


I think I think the landmark thing is good because if people do want to use these backgrounds in a game then they're more likely to find something they want rather than if we all do an appliance worship site like now.. I think it should be more of a theme than an exact subject matter.