Monday, December 30, 2013

Tiny Status Update

Just a small little update to let you guys know what's up: The test version of the membership website will be going up on Friday, January 3rd. There won't be a game update for another couple of weeks.

EDIT: My server went down today, so I'm set back a good bit in getting the website together. Yeah, I know, more delays. On the upside I took the opportunity to write some more dialogue for some stuff in the game. Right now I'm going to shoot for Sunday for the website. Will update if I'm not able to put the website up by then.

EDIT2: I way under-estimated the work I had left to do on setting up membership. Web programming is not my forte. Right now I'm going to not give a deadline on the website and just say "when it's done".

On the bright side, I have been making some progress on the actual game itself and I'll have the next release on Saturday the 18th. My goal is to have events working and a couple animations.

39 comments:

  1. Looking forward to it! Thanks for keeping us all informed ^_^

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  2. I hope you'll use a moderator or some other means of responding to the people on your boards.
    Just take someone you trust who you talk with regularly and have them respond to people for you.
    I know at least one of us won't donate because you have such a terrible track record with answering questions and comments in general. I'm not talking about 'votes', I'm talking about concerns and criticisms.
    Anyway, have a happy new year.

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  3. Just for clarification: Is the game update on 4.1 itself, or is this the new beta with the start of the new game system?

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  4. happy new year i wish you the best and i hope all your wish come true

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  5. happy new year , dream come true

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  6. Enough of with the whole trust thing, he gets it, there been dozens if not a hundred posts on, oooh shame on you you don't trust you, whine whine whine, bitch bitch bitch, its time to move on people.

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    1. No, it's time for him to become trustworthy.
      Telling us to move on won't make him a good risk.
      He needs to make himself a good risk.
      We're trying to tell him how to do that.

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    2. in my book trust is something you earn its not just given away for free.

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    3. dude, he made this game in the first place! i think that is some trust well earned! his working on it. back off and enjoy the awesome game!

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    4. Hi, January 6th Anon. I can see that you're new here. That's good, it means the word's getting out about this interesting game.
      But in response to your comment, I don't know of any other game designers who's "fans" have trouble trusting them. But there are reasons for the shakey faith. Despite the fact that Hartista's making this game (it's far from done), he very rarely responds to these comments, which is all right really, but at one point he gave the impression that he took money and vanished. It looked pretty dubious. Since then he's gotten a lot better at how to phrase promises, and how to keep us informed.
      However, the damage has been done. It's clearing up. He's being good. We're getting over it. But still, we had good reason for feeling the way we did, and change takes time.
      Don't worry about us, just enjoy the game :)

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  7. this isn't linked to this update but I thought people were more likely to see this here but can you get neoteny dick wolves or butt stallions? and btw happy new year

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    1. you can get the trait to inherit through breeding, it just doesn't do anything for anyone else besides catgirls and elf females.

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    2. along with holstauri and harpies. i for one would like to see futa holstauri and some scenes myself, but we'll cross that bridge when we get to it, right?

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  8. this just seems like all time better spent working on the animations and game mechanics >.>

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  9. Yeah I mean I'm pumped that Harista is back. But, i'm not sure anything will change from the last attempt. The people want animations, and some game play. Instead we're getting a website used to give money, and a long re-haul of the game. As a developer I understand not wanting to build on shoddy code, but he seems to be ignoring what people want.

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    1. I think you fail to see what a re-haul of the coding can do, because if it is done correctly it will make future coding easier, while also meaning a smaller need to backtrack and have to rewrite code 117 places when you want to make an update.
      Also if it will mean easier implementation of new things it should mean that new game play and animations can be added easier, so in a way it might be to be better at doing what the people want

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    2. As a client I understand your point, but as a developer I'm with Hartista.

      People wants animations. Yes. Even I want more animations. But if your code is messy, and fixing it can actually help you to develop the game easier and faster, then I would just fix it.

      Also, developing the "website to give money" will help you to literally hire him.

      People doesn't always have what they want, but if it's possible to give people what they want, then the people should wait. Sometimes, just sometimes, you need to look things with other perspective.

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  10. I can give you some advice/help you a little with the Web Programming if you want to.

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  11. Keep on plugging away, and thank you again for keeping us in the loop. Even semi-bad news is better than no news.

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  12. you diablo!!! i wait for nothing, you ruin yesterday my birthday D:, (xd) well is best a major update than a minor updated,((i can stop of play it game xd) is a good new have the new dialogs :D

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    1. correction: i cant Stop of play this game, sorry my bad english xd

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  13. I think instead of telling US the exact date that HartistaPipebomb wants to update the game, and maybe instead uses more vague terms like, in two weeks time, within the month, in the near future and like that.

    And also start becoming more specific about how big or many the problems are, and what they actually are about, it might help increase the number of donations that are being made or at least makes people more chill about updates not having in time, meaning stuff like the edit does not need to happen all that much...... or well it would let me stop being impatient about it, cause i cant wait for the next update :D

    That or there is always trying to ask people that are doing similar projects for help, like fenoxo

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  14. problem is he's not setting numerical goals for himself within the allotted time he's providing. while coding theres always set back and with things like these it's alright to give your self an extension. although it would be nice to get a message of said extension of his goals date being crossed out.

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    1. nvm just saw the edits lol i take back what i said about not leaving extensions and for those who are getting finicky its a free flash game at the moment you complaining about it won't help anything it you want a game then by all means code one yourself its not as easy as it sounds unless you have a degree for game design but then how are you getting the time to do this lol

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    2. - anything if* you -
      sorry grammar nazi

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    3. The number of posts complaining about all the complaints exceeds the number of actual complaints about Hartista and/or the game itself.
      How about we all be good lil' stalkers and just not post anything unless it's a comment or question for Hartista.

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    4. Complain about complain complainers. Hello Brad Pit... But i like your idea. Approve.

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    5. "The number of posts complaining about all the complaints exceeds the number of actual complaints about Hartista and/or the game itself.
      How about we all be good lil' stalkers and just not post anything unless it's a comment or question for Hartista."

      I agree with you, approved, stalker/mute mode engaged

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  15. I don't see any promised progress on the game. I wish you only luck Hartista. You wasted too much of it....

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    1. "EDIT2: I way under-estimated the work I had left to do on setting up membership. Web programming is not my forte. Right now I'm going to not give a deadline on the website and just say "when it's done".

      On the bright side, I have been making some progress on the actual game itself and I'll have the next release on Saturday the 18th. My goal is to have events working and a couple animations. "

      Also in the previous "blog" update he said he would refactor most of the game and balance it out, have a good day ^^

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    2. OP is right. We see his effor on bringing in the membership. But the game curently looks like one that is going to be dumped really soon because of lack of anything to add to it. Hartista underestimates the amount of work needed in the game it self. I already see posts with excuses about the comlexity of future updates and lots of half-year long undate-less waiting. We might as well just put a sticky-note on the fridge and forget about this blog untill it matures like vine, or dies like a pest.
      Any way. We are waiting for a good update since thanksgiving, that's all I wish to say against your argument, anon no.2.

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  16. While in the process of "rewriting everything that you need to from the ground-up", wouldn't it be the perfect opportunity to work in a male player character option?

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  17. I would second that but i would actually prefer to see him cover the stuff he has with more animations before adding yet more stuff he needs to do. I know he said he will pretty much never be able to get animations for everything but frankly the coverage this game has at the moment is piss poor especially for newer content. Also the newer animations lack cumshots. Which for me is a huge negative. Honestly i was rather impressed with the game at first but i don't like where it's going at this rate the game will have a billion features, none of them very interesting.

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    1. I do not know, i think animation time takes longer than adding stuff like a second main character. So for the sake of getting it out faster i would prefer maybe a male character will be worked in, and then you could have an opposite gender so that way you could maybe(kindly mind i do not know flash so i do not know if this is all that much possible), have it so that all breeding's are in the same kind of motion, and then just have the two participants change around depending on who you are breeding. Of course for the sake of the game not going stale you could have different positions and some might be exclusive to certain breeding combinations and others might not. To me that, if possible, sounds like it could beat two birds with one stone

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    2. Yeah it does but honestly at the moment not only are the new animations cum shot less they are noticeably rushed compared to the early ones. The dick-wolf/Elf slave girl animation in particular was about as sexy as a used condom. Honestly this project is simply under manned. To produce something of this quality for one man and to keep up with this time schedule. I'm not sure it's gonna happen. He needs to employ or recruit a full time flash animator to do all the animations so he can work on game content. At least if he wants me to take the game seriously. I'm sorry but if i just want text and pictures there are so many better games out there. The animations are what made this game stand out and if he slacks on those I don't think il bother with it. It's just one mans opinion I know.

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  18. Collected all the silver and gold "unlocks". Opened the "human mind 10". Loli Catgirls circulated to all the stat in 1000. Seeing that soon pay their last respects, with the help of "givememoney" received the necessary sum. And in the end I saw "You have won"!!! !!! !!!
    Question: Is it possible to add a "free mode", after the passage of the main? Or at least a "New Game +" as DMC 3?

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  19. 1 day more i cant wait D:

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    1. chances are we will have too. but heres too hoping, more animations would be nice. but i also hope there less clunky, the last ones felt kind of rushed, sure hope they get some tweeks eventually.

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  20. Harista, I'm actually somewhat keen on the membership thing. I used to play a MUD (a text-based MMORPG. MUD: Multi-User Dungeon) where I had made alternate accounts for the sole purpose of staying online and running scripts for members of the clan I was in. It checked their identification through a table I made using LUA. I didn't want to deal with the pain of making an actual database.

    I'm confident I could help you. Perhaps you should drop me a line sometime?

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