I'll help you with directing. ❤️

Hi there! I need a little help with one thing. I’m having a hard time trying to figure out how to get rid of backround characters when I zoom on the MC. Basically, I don’t want them showing in the zoom but it’s a little troublesome. Doing @remove (character) feels a little too quick and strange when I do it. I’ve tried simply moving the characters while doing an animation. Although moving them works, it still looks a little weird. Is there any other way to remove them? If not then I’ll just stick with this.

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the salad cracked me up lmaooo

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Thank u so much!

I have another question. How my story will remember choices from previously chapter?
I gave a dressing game to choose outfit, i know how to do it in the same chapter, but what i have to do to remember this choice in next episode?

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You need to change the volume of your sound/music. I gave an example of how I do that in my other message. Always remember to check if your sound is on under the preview. :heart:

Thank you❤️

Hmm, I’ve never done this before,but I think you could try fading in and out the characters. Here’s a link to a guide on how to fade in/out characters:

I’m sorry I can’t answer this myself, I’m currently busy volunteering a lot.

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Oh no it’s okay. I’ve been so busy the past few days and probably for the next week and a half too. I didn’t even get a notification haha. Thank you for taking care of it. The important thing is helping one another❤️

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Sorry I couldn’t help you. I started volunteering this week (and next week too) and I’m so busy because of that. I also didn’t get a notification. I’m glad someone else could help you🥰

Sorry again. :kissing_heart:

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I sent you a message, but feel free to always contact me @epicpasteltales on Instagram.

Hey, did you figure out how to make a GIF with that video I sent you? I hope it worked🥰

Yeah it really did! I got it now <3
Do you want a credit?

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No not necessary haha. I mean you can credit me if you want to, but it wasn’t my video haha​:heart::heart: I wish I could help you with it though.

Thank you for helping that person btw. I was incredibly busy.

Also, what’s the name of your story? I want to check it out as soon as I have some free time.

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Awh you’re the sweetest! I’m gonna die right now with my 3% lmaooo I’ll pm/dm you over some minutes :skull::white_heart:

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I think it works the same way.

I have a link on how to remember past choices right here, but since you already know how it works you probably don’t need it.

I recommend testing if the choices work on the episode app and not the writer’s portal and always remember to reset your story progress.

:heart:

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hey! i’ve been having trouble with this part of my script. i basically am making a choice inside of a choice. What’s happening is that the mc see’s her 2 friends from a year ago, and her new friends and she’s deciding who to go to. in the option to go over to saige, her new friends there is a choice inside of that choice. So, when i preview it looks like this:

who should i go over to?
I hould hang out with saige

But there should be another choice to hang out with amaya and layla, her old friends. If you could just rewrite this part of the script it would be rlly helpful!
heres my current script

NARRATOR

Who should you go over to?

(Going over to Saige and her Friends could possibly help you get more out there and get to your goal)

choice
“Go hang out with Saige”{

INT. BOOKSHELVES - DAY
@zoom on 0 0 to 100% in 0
@ALIE walks to spot 0.673 185 180
@ALIE moves to layer 3
@LIAM spot 0.673 242 211
@LIAM moves to layer 0
@BRIAR spot 0.704 104 199
@BRIAR moves to layer 1
@SAIGE spot 0.623 206 231
@SAIGE moves to layer -1
@ETHAN spot 0.599 154 252
@ETHAN moves to layer 0
@BRIAR faces right
@ETHAN faces right
@LIAM walks to spot 0.673 260 178
@ALIE walks to spot 0.673 243 205 in zone 1
@ALIE moves to layer -1

@ETHAN is think_rubchin
ETHAN

(I wonder who that is...)

@SAIGE is talk_neutral_loop

    SAIGE

OMG! Hey, [NAME]! I haven't seen you since summer!

    NARRATOR

Try and make a good impression on them! Hint: Briar and Ethan like funny people with attitude!

choice
“No sh*t, Saige. It’s summer camp”{

    ALIE

No sh*t, Saige. It's summer camp.

@ALIE is laugh_giggle
@ETHAN is laugh_crackup
@BRIAR is laugh_chuckle
@LIAM is laugh_chuckle

@SAIGE is eyeroll_sarcastic
@SAIGE is talk_armscrossed_shrug_neutral

    SAIGE

Okay, Okay. You don't have to slam me like that.

@ALIE is laugh_chuckle

    ETHAN

That was brave, new girl. Usually if you mess with Saige like that she beats you up.

    ALIE

Oh, I'm not-

    SAIGE

How about we go to Moonscape Cafe? I'm thirsty.

    ALIE

Saige, Your-

    SAIGE

I know what your about to say, but dont say it!

    LIAM

C'mon guys, let's just go.

@BRIAR exits left
@ETHAN exits left
@ALIE exits left
@LIAM exits left
@SAIGE exits left
}
NARRATOR

Try and make a good impression on them! Hint: Briar and Ethan like funny people with attitude!
"Yeah, I missed you."{
    ALIE

Yeah, I missed you.

    SAIGE

Yeah, same.

    ETHAN

(This girl's kinda boring)

    SAIGE

How about we go to Moonscape Cafe? I'm thirsty.

    LIAM

C'mon guys, let's go.

@BRIAR exits left
@ETHAN exits left
@ALIE exits left
@LIAM exits left
@SAIGE exits left
}
“Hang out with Amaya and Layla” {

INT. BOOKSHELVES - DAY
@zoom on 0 0 to 100% in 0
@ALIE walks to spot 0.673 185 180
@ALIE moves to layer 3
@AMAYA spot 0.673 242 211
@AMAYA moves to layer 0
@LAYLA spot 0.704 104 199
@LAYLA moves to layer 1
@AMAYA faces left
@LAYLA faces right
@LAYLA is talk_neutral_loop
@AMAYA is talk_neutral_loop

    ALIE

Hey guys

    AMAYA

...

    LAYLA

...

}
NARRATOR
Looks like their ignoring you…
choice
“Repeat yourself”{
ALIE

Hello?

    AMAYA

...

    LAYLA

...

    ALIE

(ugh, im gonna go find Saige)

@transition fade out black in 2
}
“Leave”{

    ALIE

(ugh, im gonna go find Saige)

@transition fade out black in 2
}
ty!

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True story!!! :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

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So i panned to an new zone and had a character walk to that zone but she didn’t. Why didn’t she?

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Try to move your character with @follow CHARACTER to x (spot directing doesn’t work with this)

Or try to use & before the panning and walking.

Example:
&pan to zone x
&CHARACTER walks to spot x

Let me know if it works and if it doesn’t send me a screenshot of the script❤️

Thank you!

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Sorry for the late response. I didn’t get notified. :heart:

I would totally rewrite this part of your script if I had time, but sadly I don’t have the time.

Making choices in choices is really simple. You have to check if you have the right amount of brackets though. Make sure you have both brackets for the original choices and the brackets for the choices in the choices too. Every choice should begin and end with brackets.

Here’s an example:

Summary

NARRATOR

choice
“option 1”{

NARRATOR
What should I do?
choice
“decision 1a”{

#enter text here

}
“decision 2a”{

#enter text here

}

#enter what happens no matter the choice
}
“option 2”{

NARRATOR
What should I do?
choice
“decision 1b”{
#enter text here
}
“decision 2b”{

#enter text here
}
#enter what happens no matter the choice
}

Hope this helped you! :kissing_heart:

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