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New to the forum. Would like to do a collaborative episode

Postby SDA - SMBX » Fri Jul 12, 2019 4:44 pm

Hi, I'm S.D.A. I'm new to this forum but not on SMBX itself. I've cruised all these episodes (also locked topics) and I had the idea "why not to make my first episode with a collaboration?"

But since I'm not so good at planning events, levels, etc. by myself would someone like to help me? I can design plot, scenario, and many of the levels. The rest is up to you.

Thanks.

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Re: New to the forum. Would like to do a collaborative episode

Postby sammerbro » Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:10 pm

If you do a collab episode, people probably won't make levels for it, since I believe people would rather submit to SLAM.
However, others might. Just specify which version to make the levels on!
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Re: New to the forum. Would like to do a collaborative episode

Postby Rhosty » Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:24 pm

You should create a Discord server like some people have when they need people to colab on their project

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Re: New to the forum. Would like to do a collaborative episode

Postby sammerbro » Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:35 pm

Rhosty wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:24 pm
You should create a Discord server like some people have when they need people to collab on their project
I don't think the user will come back to read these posts. People already don't care about SMSSX, which is a collab project, that uses 38A, which is dead nowadays, which makes me think they won't care about this, too.
I think it would better to not have a second collab project, and stick to one collab project at a time from now on.
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Re: New to the forum. Would like to do a collaborative episode

Postby SDA - SMBX » Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:32 am

The version I'm using is 1.3.0.1.
And...no, I can't make a Discord account. My dad won't let me do that.

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Either, I also have fear of getting my first episode topic locked. You know, when you don't post screenshots or the download link, then nobody can answer anymore.

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Re: New to the forum. Would like to do a collaborative episode

Postby sammerbro » Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:28 am

SDA - SMBX wrote:
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:37 am
The version I'm using is 1.3.0.1.
And...no, I can't make a Discord account. My dad won't let me do that.

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Either, I also have fear of getting my first episode topic locked. You know, when you don't post screenshots or the download link, then nobody can answer anymore.
I can help you since I have 1.3.0.1.
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Re: New to the forum. Would like to do a collaborative episode

Postby Cedur » Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:58 am

SDA - SMBX wrote:
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:37 am
Either, I also have fear of getting my first episode topic locked. You know, when you don't post screenshots or the download link, then nobody can answer anymore.

That's why you follow the rules, they exist for a reason. Even regardless of the rules, 95% of all projects from first-time posters (all posted with very little progress beyond the idea) disappear immediately together with their posters.

That's why projects must show an already existing solid basis before they can be taken seriously. "seeing is believing" literally applies here, especially when looking for collaborators
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Re: New to the forum. Would like to do a collaborative episode

Postby SDA - SMBX » Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:57 pm

Cedur wrote:
Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:58 am
SDA - SMBX wrote:
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:37 am
Either, I also have fear of getting my first episode topic locked. You know, when you don't post screenshots or the download link, then nobody can answer anymore.

That's why you follow the rules, they exist for a reason. Even regardless of the rules, 95% of all projects from first-time posters (all posted with very little progress beyond the idea) disappear immediately together with their posters.

That's why projects must show an already existing solid basis before they can be taken seriously. "seeing is believing" literally applies here, especially when looking for collaborators
Ha ha Cedur, you thought I was dumb enough to not comprend the forum rules?
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I can help you since I have 1.3.0.1.
Thanks, sammerbro.

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Re: New to the forum. Would like to do a collaborative episode

Postby sammerbro » Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:05 pm

Alright, here is the first level I'm submitting to your collab episode! I call it Top Cave due to the fact the Top Man stage enemies and even Top Man from MM3 appear.
https://www.mediafire.com/file/ldqsr85i ... e.rar/file
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Re: New to the forum. Would like to do a collaborative episode

Postby SDA - SMBX » Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:06 pm

So, my first episode, I decided to name it "Worldwride Adventure". The main story is the same, that Peach gets kidnapped by Bowser during a celebration in her castle. But this time, Mario (and Luigi) won't have to traverse only the Mario-themed worlds. Now he'll have to go through a lot of levels, even of foreign games (non-Nintendo ones), strange levels, and more.

I almost finished the first level, "The adventure begins", however I cannot make three messages from an NPC correctly, when I click after the first message line it just makes the sound, then works in a second time. Any help?

When I finish it, I'll load it on Mediafire, test it, and see if you like it.

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Re: New to the forum. Would like to do a collaborative episode

Postby sammerbro » Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:13 pm

SDA - SMBX wrote:
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:06 pm
So, my first episode, I decided to name it "Worldwride Adventure". The main story is the same, that Peach gets kidnapped by Bowser during a celebration in her castle. But this time, Mario (and Luigi) won't have to traverse only the Mario-themed worlds. Now he'll have to go through a lot of levels, even of foreign games (non-Nintendo ones), strange levels, and more.

I almost finished the first level, "The adventure begins", however I cannot make three messages from an NPC correctly, when I click after the first message line it just makes the sound, then works in a second time. Any help?

When I finish it, I'll load it on Mediafire, test it, and see if you like it.
Use a talk event to trigger another event, then use that event to trigger another event that all have messages to get three messages.
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Re: New to the forum. Would like to do a collaborative episode

Postby SDA - SMBX » Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:51 am

sammerbro wrote:
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:05 pm
Alright, here is the first level I'm submitting to your collab episode! I call it Top Cave due to the fact the Top Man stage enemies and even Top Man from MM3 appear.
https://www.mediafire.com/file/ldqsr85i ... e.rar/file
Absolutely thanks for your level. I'll take it.
UPDATE: Ok, I've played it in the level editor, and I like it. A bit short, but since it's one of the first levels of the episode it's OK.

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However, I edited it a bit with a message box at the beginning, because I planned to make a welcome-to-area message at the beginning of the levels that aren't Mario-themed. I'd like to insert a message once you get to the level's boss but how?
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Re: New to the forum. Would like to do a collaborative episode

Postby sammerbro » Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:36 am

SDA - SMBX wrote:
Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:14 am
sammerbro wrote:
Sat Jul 13, 2019 5:05 pm
Alright, here is the first level I'm submitting to your collab episode! I call it Top Cave due to the fact the Top Man stage enemies and even Top Man from MM3 appear.
https://www.mediafire.com/file/ldqsr85i ... e.rar/file
Absolutely thanks for your level. I'll take it.
UPDATE: Ok, I've played it in the level editor, and I like it. A bit short, but since it's one of the first levels of the episode it's OK.

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However, I edited it a bit with a message box at the beginning, because I planned to make a welcome-to-area message at the beginning of the levels thet aren't Mario-themed. I'd like to insert a message once you get to the level's boss but how?
Use an activate event that has a message.
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Re: New to the forum. Would like to do a collaborative episode

Postby SDA - SMBX » Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:24 pm

Use a talk event to trigger another event, then use that event to trigger another event that all have messages to get three messages.
Done. Works perfectly. Now I need to finish the level.


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