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#1908

Okay cool, so like Daisy said, if the character doesn’t change outfits between episodes, the outfit choice should stick. But just in case you have to name your outfit choice you add in the following command:

choice (Outift) It can be whatever name you want
“Grey Suit” {
@YOUNG DERIC exits left
@YOUNG DERIC changes into Formal wear 1 M
@YOUNG DERIC enters from left to screen center

And then in the beginning of the next episode or if your character changes into another outfit and you want them to change back to the readers choice:

if (Outfit is “Grey Suit”) {

@DERIC changes into Formal wear 1 M

} elif (Outfit is “White Shirt and Vest”) {

@DERIC changes into Formal outfit 2 M

} else {

@DERIC changes into Formal wear 3 M

}

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#1909

Oh okay, that makes more since now. From the looks of it, I going to have to do that. Unless, the script editor will not show the choice when writing out a new episode.

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#1910

how do you do overlays?

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#1911

The thing when there’s narrator speaking and an action happening at same time.

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#1912

You have to write it like this…

&CHARACTER is admire

NARRATOR
BLAH Blah

You have to use & to make the action and speaking at the same time…

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#1913

Here’s a guide it might help you-

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#1914

Okay, I’ll try it.

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#1915

thank you

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#1916

No problem…

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#1917

Still not working. My character pops up and then disappear. I use spotlight btw.

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#1918

Its spotlight…
In this character are meant to pop and say the dialogue and then disappear…

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#1919

Oh okay. Thanks.

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#1920

I’m not so sure though…

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#1921

I’m trying to understand how can I change a character name throughout the script? Can you help me? I copied the customisation template and it’s too long to change every name

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#1922

Does anyone know how to do the things that authors use where you need to get a bunch of items and you can’t proceed until you get all of the items? (Like the Pheonix Prophecy)

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#1923

Quick question how do I change a character outfit without making the reader do it for example I want to meet bff at a club or somewhere and I want her outfit to be different than the default sorry but I can’t stand to see them wearing the same things all the time lol. Is that possible or do I have to make it into a choice game for it to change

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#1924

Hi, I’m very new to writing. I’m having trouble with a couple of things.

I can’t seem to get idle commands right, while two people are talking. Such as

JAMES (talk_excited) AND SARAH is (drink). When I do, it says this isn’t a valid directing command.

Also, after a choice option, how do you set it so the reader can select, Yes I want this or No, I want something else?

I’m reading through all of the guides, but I can’t seem to figure out what I’m doing wrong. Thank you!

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#1925
  1. For the first one, are you trying to make James speak and have Sarah do an action at the same time?
    If so, try:
    #beat starts
    @SARAH starts drink
    JAMES (talk_excited)
    Blah Blah Blah
    #beat ends

  2. And I’m not good with choices so someone else may have to help with that one :joy: :sweat_smile:

Hope this helped :blush:

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#1926

So you’re allowing the reader to choose the character name and you want to use that name throughout the story?

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#1927

No, no need for a choice. Just make an outfit and then have the character change into it by using the command:

@CHAR changes into outfit_name

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