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Old September 4th, 2018 (11:53 AM).
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Old September 4th, 2018 (12:35 PM).
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im so lazy and i hate inserting tiles
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Old September 5th, 2018 (7:17 AM).
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cuz nintendo paid me not to cause they were scared theyd never be able to sell their own games after

true story
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Old September 5th, 2018 (10:34 AM).
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    im so lazy and i hate inserting tiles
    I insert tiles you make everything else (^:

    But yeah, making a good hack rom requires time an effort, people just get tired or just don't have the enough time.
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    Old September 6th, 2018 (5:48 AM). Edited September 6th, 2018 by masterquestmq.
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      cuz nintendo paid me not to cause they were scared theyd never be able to sell their own games after

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      Checkmate.

      As for me, mostly down to time. It takes a while to work out the maps, scripts (plus normal NPC texts) storyline and testing. Easy to drop off from time to time.
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      Old September 6th, 2018 (10:14 AM).
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      Old September 7th, 2018 (4:25 AM).
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        Because I get distracted. and think of newer "better" ideas so quickly.

        I suck, basically.
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        Old September 7th, 2018 (2:06 PM). Edited September 7th, 2018 by Pleasure.
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          im so lazy and i hate inserting tiles
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          cuz nintendo paid me not to cause they were scared theyd never be able to sell their own games after

          true story
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          I insert tiles you make everything else (^:

          But yeah, making a good hack rom requires time an effort, people just get tired or just don't have the enough time.
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          Checkmate.

          As for me, mostly down to time. It takes a while to work out the maps, scripts (plus normal NPC texts) storyline and testing. Easy to drop off from time to time.
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          Because I get distracted. and think of newer "better" ideas so quickly.

          I suck, basically.
          On behalf of what seems to be 90% of this sub,



          But yeah, time. It takes a while to really produce something that's playable.
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          Old September 7th, 2018 (3:07 PM).
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          On behalf of what seems to be 90% of this sub,



          But yeah, time. It takes a while to really produce something that's playable.
          insert my tiles for me
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          Old September 8th, 2018 (10:01 AM).
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            Waiting for mindcrystal to release it's update before I go and make mine, but I am kind of getting the vibe that it's been abandoned by the author.
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            Old September 8th, 2018 (2:02 PM). Edited September 8th, 2018 by Dionen.
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              insert my tiles for me
              write trainer battle messages for me
              after the 56th my soul left my body and my mind cried out in pain
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              Old September 8th, 2018 (2:06 PM).
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              write trainer battle messages for me
              after the 56th my soul left my body and my mind cried out in pain
              >only 56

              pssshhh casual
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              Old September 8th, 2018 (3:13 PM).
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                you have seen the light, haven't you? :psy copy:
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                Old September 8th, 2018 (6:41 PM).
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                  Old September 9th, 2018 (6:51 AM).
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                    Old September 9th, 2018 (4:50 PM).
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                    i keep restarting the hack

                    this time the plot is great tho
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                    Old September 9th, 2018 (7:54 PM).
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                      Weeeeeeeeeeel, I would but......not only am I busy with other projects, but I also thought Pokemon Essentials was far more interesting than just romhacking.
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                      Old September 10th, 2018 (1:41 PM).
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                        We should all just funnel our strengths into, like... a Community Rom Hack. With so many people working on a single project, it’s sure to get finished.
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                        Old September 10th, 2018 (2:03 PM).
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                        we would need a squad of scriptybois that wont abandon us

                        otherwise im down tbh. all i like doing is mapping anyways, and that's certainly the one thing i excel at
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                        Old September 11th, 2018 (12:20 AM).
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                        im happy to script for people i just dont like doing the dialogue.......

                        thats kinda where the com hack fell down :(
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                        Old September 11th, 2018 (12:33 AM).
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                          Old September 11th, 2018 (12:12 PM).
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                          Old September 11th, 2018 (1:31 PM).
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                          i keep restarting the hack

                          this time the plot is great tho
                          this is one of the reasons for me, I keep starting over or redoing parts of the game because I think I can do better

                          also 10 years in there are 10 new generations of Pokémon that I want to insert and the thought of that just kills any motivation I might have
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                          Old September 11th, 2018 (10:46 PM).
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                          I think that you might have better luck with a community rom hack if people did stuff that they liked separately, and then came together at some point to merge it all into one big rom. Sure you'd get something chaotic and abstract art-ish, but that can be cool. A "how do I make this map and this dialogue and the Fakémon … go together?!" deal.

                          In my experience central planning and coordinating hobbyists don't mix.
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                          Old September 14th, 2018 (5:54 AM). Edited September 14th, 2018 by hjk321.
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                            We should all just funnel our strengths into, like... a Community Rom Hack. With so many people working on a single project, it’s sure to get finished.
                            Teams literally NEVER work out. I personally am one of the only scripters/asm geeks willing to help out on teams (skills in high demand on the launchpad), but never actually get to do much past setting up routines and patches, because production never gets all the way to me and the storywriters, spriters, mappers, etc never actually make anything for me to insert into the rom so I'm stuck doing nothing until everyone quits and the leader abandons the project... seriously I've been on like 3 teams and they all last like 1-2 months tops.

                            That's why I haven't finished a hack yet. Because teams NEVER work out. But about a few weeks ago I said "screw it" and now I'm finally making my own project, and already I'm further along then any of the teams I worked on ever did! :D

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                            we would need a squad of scriptybois that wont abandon us
                            ....and I need a squad of everythingelsebois that won't abandon me if I'm going to even remotely consider joining yet another team.
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