TCC's Halloween Adventure
Welcome to the development page for The Crayon Club's Halloween adventure game. In the next couple months, we'll be working together to build an interactive adventure with ideas and art from our very own members. This page will track and organize our progress so that we may release our game on time, during the week of Halloween. Please send any questions, suggestions, or submissions to Finchia.
We're currently looking for artists! See below for sign-up information. The deadline for art is October 24.
The guild's mascot, Chiro, is lost in a mansion after searching for his favorite crayon. This isn't just any mansion, though. It's haunted by countless souls, and each room is a seemingly impossible oddity. Whole forests and landscapes can be found in a single room, as if the mansion could bend space itself. In the game, it's your mission to save Chiro and his precious crayon.
Artist GuidelinesThe tables below list the art we could use. If there is no artist listed for something, that means you can sign up to work on that part of the game. Simply neomail Finchia and she'll list you here as well as give you more info on the assignment. You must be listed here before you start working. If you decide you no longer want to do the assignment or want to do a different one instead, that's okay! Just neomail Finchia again ASAP.
The deadline to turn in your work is October 24, but you may claim a part anytime before then. You may do more than one piece, but you must finish and submit the one you've already claimed before signing up for another. Once these assignments are all filled, more will be added, so don't worry about that!
If you're running low on time, but would still like to contribute, consider collaborating with someone else on one piece. To do this you must find your own collab partner, and your styles should mesh well. Maybe one person can line and the other can color.
Your work doesn't have to be super polished, but it must be colored and follow all guidelines. If you have any questions, or are submitting your piece, please neomail Finchia. Have fun!
The following backgrounds should be 800px wide and 500px tall. You can draw them larger and size them down if you'd like. If there are characters, you may be able to cameo your own characters or friends' characters, as long as they fit in.
|Foyer||5||Optional ghosts||Inspired by the Winchester house. Add doors, stairs, or windows that lead to nowhere.||cati334455|
|Study||3||Optional ghosts||You'll need to draw at least a desk and some shelves with books. Also you'll need 2 versions of the same room (details through NM)||silly_emo_kid|
|Pumpkin Patch||2||Optional monsters||Nighttime. Include both intact pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns.||_marshmallowz|
|Spooky Forest||1||None||Dead or autumn trees. Should give off a haunted vibe.||glitzish|
|Attic||1||1-3 monsters||2 versions of the same room. Not a normal attic. (details through NM)||deadzzi|
|Graveyard||2||1 skeleton + optional zombies/skeletons/ghosts||Nighttime||none|
|Front of mansion exterior||1||none||You can design the mansion however crazy or normal your want. This will basically just be a front view of it.||none|
|BG outside mansion||0||none||Should look abandoned. Suggestions (from Marsh!): walkway w/ bench, wishing well, pond/swamp edge||clarinet_galz|
Characters should be at least 400px in width and 500px in height. They will be scaled down later. All character art should be full body, with a transparent background. The different emotions can either be complete redraws of one another, or simple edits. All characters except for Chiro may be of any gender. Characters where species is not specified can be of almost any species, and do not have to be Neopets. Human, anthro, and quad are all allowed.
|Butler||Friendly ghost! Maybe make him/her cute.||Happy, Sad, Angry||sudachan|
|Mansion Owner||Ghost. Should look posh, haughty, and uptight.||Annoyed, Angry/Yelling||silly_emo_kid|
|Pumpkin Ghoul||Should be pumpkin-themed and not a ghost. Will have a Southern drawl.||Angry, happy, surprised||fireragingdragon|
|Nightsteed||Headless. Can be nightsteed, skeleton, or some other spooky creature as long as it's equine. 2 versions (details through NM)||Neutral, angry (rearing up)||darkenedfire|
|Chiro||Ref here (mascot entry) and here. Draw Chiro in his NORMAL outfit, not a spooky one.||Happy, confused, scared (surprised), angry, sad, proud||tazmiko and aliceofheart|
|Monster||Details through NM; I'll give you a source of inspiration, but otherwise you get to design the monster yourself. It'll be big and scary.||Angry, nervous||_pandan|
|Zombie||Should look mindless||Neutral, sleeping||xsera_|
|Second Chiro||Draw Chiro with a spooky twist. Refs and ideas here.||Devious||deadzzi|
Items should be square, at least 100x100 px in height and width. There are 2 items I'm not putting up here because they're spoilers, but you can NM me about them.
|Handheld battery-powered fan||none|
|Light blue crayon||none|
Miscellaneous! 800px wide and 500 px tall please.
|Desktop||Includes a specific book and paper with certain writing on it||none|
FAQWho can participate?
Any Crayon Club member may help develop the game, either through ideas or art. Once the game is released, anyone may play it, even if they aren't a TCC member!
How can I help?
We need artists to draw the different elements of the game. Please see the tables and guidelines above for info on how to sign up for an artist position.
Are there any requirements to help?
you only have to be a member. Your sk ill level doesn't matter one bit! Both traditional and digital media are accepted, as well as all styles. All you have to do is sign up.
How will the game be made?
It will be hosted on a pet page and coded using CSS and HTML. TCC members will work together to form a story and create art for the game, and it will all be put together using anchors on a pet page.
What will be the format of the game?
It will be like a visual novel of sorts, with separate background, character, and dialog elements.
Can I upload or show anyone my completed art for the game?
Unless Finchia specifically requests that you don't, yes! Go for it.
ContributorsThese people will receive an exclusive sticker when the game is released.
Ideas: xsera_, kuronoba, wonderlie, _marshmallowz, fireragingdragon, cati334455, aliceofheart
Art/designs: Listed above