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Moonlake's workpile
« on: January 30, 2015, 07:51:21 PM »
I found that I really have to put down somewhere my workpile in order to get enough motivation to do work to reduce it (I always have a bunch of ideas incoming but that's another story). So here goes, in no particular order:

Challenges:
2 for Goss' spouse challenge
1 500 word Chinse assassin

Guild quests:
Strolenati v2 5in1 sub

Kalimon/Invisible Map Challenge:
Magic System in Kalimon
History of Kalimon

Very old in-work sub:
Ice Maiden

Revision:
30 Symbols for Various Societies or Shop Signs

I'm also hoping to make Master Questor and retro-participate in 4 2 more quests.
« Last Edit: June 07, 2015, 09:18:33 PM by Moonlake »

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Re: Moonlake's workpile
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2015, 02:14:33 AM »
Hmmm.... absolutely no progress since last update but did manage to kick new a new sub....

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Re: Moonlake's workpile
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2015, 09:47:45 PM »
I knew I had to visit this to give me the motivation to makes subs. Currently working on a sub for a past quest- What makes weapons magic? Another Chinese themed sub, don't know why but this is coming up very frequently now outside of my Dragon Empire setting (or prob. cos the setting itself is on stall and these are coming up as substitutes).

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Moonlake Ku - Apprentice Strolenati
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Re: Moonlake's workpile
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2015, 03:16:58 AM »
So I said that I would be doing 4 more quests to make Master Questor but I'm just an overboard person when it comes to writing so as it were, I have 10+ ideas for various past quests. I don't promise to finish all of them (at least any time soon) but I'm just gonna list them all here anyway:
What makes Weapons magic?
Currently workig on it, inspiration purely from a weapon used by historical personage of ancient China.

Fire
might be a stub only titled a Short trestise on Nether Flame (aka Ghost Fires)

Villains
Going to cheat and write up one of the villains in my 'stalled' novel Return of the White Deer

Sounds of War
An in-the-nebulous idea really but thought I was going to do a diary entry/mind probe of a semi-diety about the motivation of the Divinity War in a setting of mine

Kaiju
2 ideas springing from my Dragon and its Nine Off-spring sub but also just in-the-nebulous

20000 under the sea
Same deal as above (sunken city)

Legendary People
Was going to be a write-up of a legendary figure in my stalled novel but well, it's stalled....

Fallen Empires
A sub. written from the perspective of someone after the Sundering of Zia (in my Dragon Empire setting), abt... not sure really but I thought a possible option is the History of the Dragon Empire?

Light
A sword called the Shadow Bearer, inspiration from a mythical Chinese sword whose blade is invisible (I thought I will say this ability is cos it interacts with light in a certain way or sth but yes, again an in-the-nebulous idea)

Oceanic
the Oceanic equivalent of the Silk Road?

Organic NPCs
A few characters lined up coming up novels I might write about one day but not sure yet, will do the villain quest first with the organic NPC setup and then see how that goes. Characters is forever my weak point so....

Shards of the Storm
A vase that can predict the onset of storms (seems pretty bland to me but well, that's all I have now)

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Re: Moonlake's workpile
« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2015, 10:04:29 AM »
I vote the War thingy
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Re: Moonlake's workpile
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2015, 08:13:21 PM »
It is currently marked in my top 4 but the spot is sort of fluid at that point but I'm quite keen on the Divinity War thing too (in the long run).

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Re: Moonlake's workpile
« Reply #6 on: June 04, 2015, 09:49:48 PM »
Last night in bed, an idea for the 3 min magic item quest came to me. Since that's gonna be a quickie, I'll do that as my next quest sub. It'll prob take the spot of either the Fire quest or the Sounds of War quest. Eventually, I want to catch more or less with the total number of quests there are (but for some, I'm just leaving cos not my genre at all).

Other than that, I'm still on the What makes Weapons magic quest. Hopefully, I will be able to wrap it up this weekend. Otherwise, I'm getting thoroughly sick of it.

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Re: Moonlake's workpile
« Reply #7 on: June 07, 2015, 02:12:12 AM »
Yay, finally marked one down on my list!

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Re: Moonlake's workpile
« Reply #8 on: June 10, 2015, 08:54:45 PM »
Okay, it's time for me to do some organisation work for my workpile given my new dedication to retro complete all quest except for Steampunk and To the Stars. I've grouped past quests into roughly 4 groups in order of how likely a submission would be to emerge for it:

Outgoing Next (6)
Quest - Villains: a character from an abandoned novel that hasn't been posted anywhere
Quest- Art quest: A stone elemental from another plane (who was mistaken as a demon) and his adventures when he materialised in front of a church
Quest - The Shards of the Storm: a vase that can predict the onset of storm taking inspiration from one of my Chinese mythical lifeform entries, a drum made from the hide of a single-footed cow creature who had swallowed a shard and so this drum can make a sound like thunder....
Quest - Tattoos: A female mage-spy whose tattoo changes colour and where different colour tones correspond to different musical notes that serve as codes
Quest - NPCs- will merge this with one of the sub. for the Spouse Challenge
Quest- Zombies (the apocalyptic kind): A class of high level zombies who has awakened one powerful primitive emotional instincts besides feeding (different types)
 
Emerging from the nebulous (5) (i.e. either substantial work but underlying idea complete or one aspect stuck and rest ready to go)
Quest - Sounds of War: diary entry/mind probe of a semi-diety about the motivation of the Divinity War
Quest - Fire: A treatise on Nether Flames (aka Ghost Fires): different colour of flames and association with different types of ghosts
Quest - Monstrous Monsters: A monster who can take host within an item/lifeform. Consequently, the host can have two forms, one normal and one 'changed' by the monster (a bit stuck on the fear aspect)
Quest - Let there be Light: A sword called the Shadow Bearer, inspiration from a mythical Chinese sword whose blade is invisible (I thought I will say this ability is cos it interacts with light in a certain way or sth)
Quest- Summer Doldrum: Strolenati Guild v2 5in1

In the nebulous (6)

Quest - Legendary People: The First Sister for the Crunalan society, legendary figure for my stalled novel 
Quest - 20,000 feet under the Sea: A sunken city in the Dragon Empire (link up with Xie Tse of the 9 off-spring sub)
Quest - Kaiju and Giant Monsters (from the 9-offspring sub):
•   Mountainous continent made up of the dead bodies of two Kaijus
•   Sunken continent that is the domain of a Kaiju
Quest - Oceanic: the Oceanic equivalent of the Silk Road? I
Quest- Winter: The Everwinter Realm with sub-locales reflecting different characteristics of Winter (came about due to mad ice wizard)
Quest - Fallen Empires: A sub. written from the perspective of someone after the Sundering of Zia (in my Dragon Empire setting), abt... the History of the Dragon Empire?

No ideas yet (5)
Quest - Unspeakable Horrors
Quest - The Character
Quest - Into the Dungeon
Quest - Five in One
Quest - Five Room Dungeon

Nearly forgot to mention: my goal now is to do 1 quest sub per month on avg. I did 2 quest subs this month so I might slack off for July. I've got a backload of writing projects on the clean-out plus I now want to start another bunch of Chinese articles that are just straight translations like the Chinese lifeforms codex....
« Last Edit: June 21, 2015, 08:22:16 PM by Moonlake »

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Re: Moonlake's workpile
« Reply #9 on: June 11, 2015, 09:32:57 AM »
Great stuff Moonlake!
   
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« Reply #10 on: June 11, 2015, 08:23:34 PM »
Thanks for dropping by this thread, Val, and thanks for the votes on my recent retro quest subs.

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Re: Moonlake's workpile
« Reply #11 on: June 16, 2015, 09:17:07 PM »
Started working on the Villain quest on the train today, and it looks like I have to post another society stub to go with it.... *sigh* more work, will also do Legendary Chinese strings this weekend and then release the Chinese Lore codex.

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Moonlake Ku - Apprentice Strolenati
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Re: Moonlake's workpile
« Reply #12 on: June 27, 2015, 03:08:55 AM »
After releasing the Legendary Chinese Broadswords sub (hopefully tmr or coming Mon latest), I think I might put a hold to it temporarily and work full time on the Villains quest. The manual translation is getting tiring and sapping strength from me.

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Moonlake Ku - Apprentice Strolenati
STR: 4 | END: 4 | CON: 4 | DEX: 4| CHA: 2 | INT: 3
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« Reply #13 on: June 27, 2015, 10:20:52 AM »
OOOOO, looking forward to COOL names on that one!
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« Reply #14 on: June 27, 2015, 07:28:54 PM »
There are several good ones but in general, I think the names of legendary Chinese broadswords aren't so grand-sounding as legendary Chinese bows. Not sure why but that's how it is. But we have very detailed and cool lore for two of them for compensation.
« Last Edit: June 27, 2015, 10:20:55 PM by Moonlake »

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« Reply #15 on: June 28, 2015, 01:43:36 AM »
The new gameplan is to first finish up the Villain quest sub, then the Strolenati 5in1 (hear hear Strolen, tis for you!), then (tentative) the Shard of Storm quest (master questor badge, yay!), one of the Spouse Challenge and then unknown. Chinese translations would be side dishes (right, changed my mind again, I think it's really the weekly release of a Chinese sub that's driving me crazy rather than the translation per se).

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Crysilis Embroider -  Apprentice Weaver
Moonlake Ku - Apprentice Strolenati
STR: 4 | END: 4 | CON: 4 | DEX: 4| CHA: 2 | INT: 3
"Crazy woman devoted to 2 Worlds, 2 Guilds and randomness"
Visiting beloved Dragon Empire