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@  Fire Blazer : (25 March 2019 - 10:43 PM) how things have changed
@  Elwood : (12 March 2019 - 08:31 AM) (a sigh somewhere between small and large)
@  kirant : (12 March 2019 - 05:40 AM) (larger sigh)
@  Fire Blazer : (11 March 2019 - 08:49 PM) (small sigh)
@  Fire Blazer : (25 February 2019 - 05:07 AM)
@  Fire Blazer : (06 February 2019 - 04:34 AM) Cardfight Vanguard X? huh
@  Mercurius : (05 February 2019 - 10:49 PM) THE ONE SWITCH GAME I WANTED TO HAPPEN THE SECOND I LEARNED IT WAS REGION FREE PRE-RELEASE OMFG 2019 IS GIVING ME EVERY SINGLE REASON TO HAVE BOUGHT IT WOULD PAY ONLINE FOR 10/10
@  Fire Blazer : (03 February 2019 - 10:08 PM) plz no tumblrweed lol
@  acceptance : (02 February 2019 - 06:08 PM) (Like a tumbleweed, but more opinionated)
@  acceptance : (02 February 2019 - 06:08 PM) *Tumblrweed*
@  kirant : (02 February 2019 - 05:44 PM) *Tumbleweed*
@  Elwood : (02 February 2019 - 05:35 PM) *Tumbleweed*
@  Fire Blazer : (31 January 2019 - 12:11 AM) (silence)
@  Fire Blazer : (12 January 2019 - 08:55 PM) tho personally I guess I'm not too afraid of responding to old messages anyway sometimes, haha
@  Fire Blazer : (12 January 2019 - 08:54 PM) to have discussions where people respond at their own convenience
@  Fire Blazer : (12 January 2019 - 08:54 PM) forums could still be used but we'd have to make a bit of an effort I guess
@  Fire Blazer : (12 January 2019 - 08:54 PM) I agree with Mage Girl/Cero/Elwood/Kirant lolol
@  xcrash1998 : (12 January 2019 - 10:15 AM) And yeah missing stuff on discord is easy depending on when most people are online
@  xcrash1998 : (12 January 2019 - 10:11 AM) I think there are just fewer people interested in taking part on forums since most information is already accesible trough the many means.
@  Mercurius : (09 January 2019 - 02:46 AM) Well, at the same time I also don't frequent most of the discord channels I'm a part of, though.

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#1 kirant

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 08:53 AM

I'm kind of curious: For the writers out there, I'm sure we've all hit a mental block at some point. Heck, I haven't ever finished a FE mod since about halfway through, I get into "what the hell was I thinking *scraps entire mod*" mode, so I do a lot of writing without going anywhere.

So, when you're stuck, what do you to get past your writer's blockt? (The topic refers to the Greek muses, which were spirits who guided people to make great works)

My own is video games. I've probably got 50 save accounts in various games (especially the RPG-sandbox ones like the Elder Scrolls series) with character designs inputted. If I'm stuck writing for a character, I'll wander the world and play until a random event strikes me as something that's worth writing in. Also, I just use such games to let me flesh out my characters, deciding how he/she would react to a certain situation (which has led me some very amusing nearly unwinnable situations when I have characters with good intentions, but little respect for the law if they don't mind murder-stabbing people in front of their friends...and law enforcement)

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#2 Fire Blazer

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Posted 08 June 2013 - 02:35 AM

Hmm, I honestly usually just let myself be taken in by writer's block, haha. However, video games are definitely an inspiration to some point. Anime can be, but it really depends on the anime and the such. I'm a little kid inside so I don't find as much inspiration from complex psychological concepts or detailed analyses (sp) of sociological behavior and stuff lol, I mostly think "how can I make this epic" and "how can I make people care" and it usually comes back to what gets me hyped and what gets me to care.

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