It has been a while since I last freetalked. I wasn't at home much during May.TCAF came and went, and I flew around for work. Overall TCAF was great, and if you weren't able to go yourself, everything can also be found online at store.lovelovehill.com!

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Next big item is that I'm going tro try to make a game for yaoijam 2018 (good timing with June pride month!)! You can peep some early details on itch.

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All the characters are past comic characters recycled into AU. Fung and Sunny are from Tied (in Martial Spirit), Ceilic is from Are you a Knight? and Struggle, and Alain is from Expired Seafood 1.

There was a part of me that is excited to dabble in a bit of everything (programming, ui/ux, logo design, etc.) but as I got into it, it's all proving to be A LOT OF WORK especially in the narrow timeframe of the actual jam itself. If I am anti-social for a while, you will understand why...I'm actually still unsure as to what the plot will be, but I have some ideas for mechanics that might be beyond my abilities. The game is just suppose to be thirsty and trashy, but I can't always bring myself to go full on PWP. I will do my best to insert some fun bendy animal secrets into it as well, EHEHEHEHEHE (my true interest).

After the game, I hope to get back into working on my webcomic.

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More recently I've been drawing character sheets for my own reference. It's nice to be able to look back at something for consistency sake. Just the act of drawing through a character sheet helps me problem solve and go into greater depth/build-up the character to have a bit more substance. Needing to consciously think about the fit and style of clothing, etc. makes me put myself into the characters mindset.

I enjoy making these, but the reality is that a lot of details will not necessarily bubble up to the surface in any story/comic... but it's a nice to have.

Here are some recent ones for Jake, Austin, and Ceilic, all drawn in Fire Alpaca! I like the animals parts the most, as you would expect...

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IDK why but I'm always calling Austin Jake, instead of Austin. Maybe there's something very Jake about Austin's look? But conversely, Jake looks nothing like an Austin.

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I originally wrote Ceilic's name as "Celic" in this picture, and wondered why it looked strange. I had to reread my own comic to find out the correct spelling. Amazing! I also found these amazing plush bears in armor while looking up scabbard reference to draw Ceilic. WORTH IT!

Guild Wars 2 Path of Fire expansion is coming out later this month. I haven't been playing it much, aside from when new episodes/stories are released. I've really struggled to keep up with all the game updates and am a really BAD player (bad as in, just button mash and don't play with much strategy or thought).

I do however, LOVE playing dressup and makeovers with my characters.

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Ceilic was originally from Knight Life and now has a doppelganger in GW2. Pandr and Man started in GW2, but then influenced the creation of characters that now live in the same city as Ceilic.

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The universe that these characters live in is a pretty generic "fantasy" world set in the past (e.g., before electricity and machines), and includes a lot of other characters. Some of them will never interact, but I like to think about what they're do if they did. Below are Emanon, Lateroc, and Edon, who are in a more high-fantasy european inspired part of the fantasy world.

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And a southeast asia-inspired part as well, which is where the wuxia-influenced characters reside.

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I have two other universes as well; one is a plain modern day world, and the other is the animal/creature world! Though I think that the animal/creatures do mix with the humans in the plain modern day world. More on that, perhaps another time!