The Significance of Names (Part 2)

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Nov. 28, 2020



When constructing your world, be it in fantasy or within a realistic/historical/existing place, the names you pick are very important.

They are important for suspension of disbelief and immersion: how consistent the names are, how congruent with what reality the audience reasonably comes to expect within the framework ...



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The Significance of Names (Part 1)

Tantz_Aerine at 12:00AM, Nov. 27, 2020



Picking a name for your character is a pivotal moment. Almost like breathing life into them, the name you pick for them will give their identity a hue, a flavor that wouldn't be the same with any other name. Yes, a Rose by any other name would smell as ...

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QUACKCAST 506 - The fightcast

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Nov. 24, 2020

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Today we chat about fight scenes! This was spurred by a post in our forums about how bad fight choreography can spoil a film. Our Patron vid ...



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Gimme Strength

Banes at 12:00AM, Nov. 19, 2020



Plenty has been said about giving characters flaws - we've talked about it around the site, on the Quackcast and out loud, to ourselves, on the bus and in the park.

Characters gotta have flaws!

But something I've thought about more lately, in the years well after starting my ...





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QUACKCAST 505 - Character Trajectory!

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Nov. 17, 2020

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Character trajectories are really interesting- in terms of character alignment, like a good guy that slowly turns into a bad guy through a whole bunch of bad ...



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QUACKCAST 504 - Decompression

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Nov. 10, 2020

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For our Patreon video I decided to dress as the WW2 Captain America (from the movie, Captain American the First Avenger). That and the very de-compressed nature ...



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QUACKCAST 503 - Changing attitudes

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Nov. 3, 2020

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An old man tries to explain modern culture to an even older man…

Attitudes change! Things don't stay the same, culture moves on and when we ...





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Belle’s Best: The Films of Belinda Brandon Reaches the 150 Page Milestone!!

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Nov. 2, 2020



Let us Celebrate with bravo1102 as he celebrates a new page Milestone! Congratulations, Ms. Belinda Brandon. Congratulations, bravo1102!

Bravo writes:

“This is what I get for splitting up the numbering of the pages. One hundred and fifty pages of Belle's Best: The Films of Belinda Brandon. It's an ...





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The Walking Dead

Banes at 12:00AM, Oct. 29, 2020




The Walking Dead has been a successful comic-to-screen adaptation. Back when the show started, in 2010, the comics-on-film trend had not hit high gear.

High gear wasn't far off, though. Iron Man had already come out and was huge, and the Marvel Cinematic Universe was soon going to take ...




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