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You’re amazing! Thanks so much!

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Not that I know of :thinking:

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I don’t think so. I know that people will give you a choice in episode 1 of the new story and ask you about your choices in the last story. Once you answer those. Then they use gains or the if/elif/else method.

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Hi everyone!

I have an unexpected if error in my script and i cant figure out how to fix it…can anyone help me?

this is my script:
choice
“Guys”{
gain interested_in_guys
}
“Girls”{
gain interested_in_girls
}

transition fade in black 2
EXT. HIGH SCHOOL EXTERIOR - DAY

RICHELLE stands screen left
RICHELLE
(Where the hell is Riley??)

if (interested_in_guys){
JAMES enters from right to screen center AND @JAMES faces left
}elif(interested in girls){
JAMIE enters from right to screen center AND @JAMIE faces left
}
RICHELLE (blush_shy)
if (interested_in_guys){
Omg is that James…he got so hot over the summer!
}elif(interested_in_girls) {
Omg is that Jamie…she got so hot over the summer!
}

(the bold is the problem)

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First and foremost…

:tada::confetti_ball::tada::confetti_ball: WELCOME TO THE COMMUNITY!! :tada::confetti_ball::tada::confetti_ball:

now to solve ur problem try…

if (interested_in_guys = >0) {
blah blah blah (your scene)
} else {
blah blah blah (the other scene)
}

plus a small tip make the transition of fading like this.

EXT. HIGH SCHOOL EXTERIOR - DAY
&RICHELLE stands screen left AND RICHELLE faces right

@transition fade in black #

# is the number of seconds you want your scene to fade in.

Thank you very much! :grin:

I really appreciate the help

HOWEVER after trying out your advice the unexpected if error is still there…what should i do?

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:thinking: I didn’t think you could have an “if” right in the middle of dialogue. Does it work if you put Richelle’s name and action underneath the if and the elif?

if (interested_in_guys){
RICHELLE (blush_shy)
Omg is that James…he got so hot over the summer!
}elif(interested_in_girls) {
RICHELLE (blush_shy)
Omg is that Jamie…she got so hot over the summer!
}

Edit: As Rand said below, you can put spoken text in brackets to make it appear in a thought bubble.

RICHELLE (blush_shy)
(Omg is that James…he got so hot over the summer!)

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Maybe make them a thinking bubble? since the animation does not show the character speaking?

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A few more:

You’ll eventually get an error on lines like this:
JAMIE enters from right to screen center AND @JAMIE faces left

Any command that involves characters moving/acting will need to start with either an @ or an &, and can’t have any @ or & in the middle, so it would have to be:

@JAMIE enters from right to screen center AND JAMIE faces left

Semi-optional tip:
Everyone recommends having an “else” at the end of any if/elif/else statement. I don’t think it’s necessary, but everyone will recommend it, and it’s a little easier to debug. So rather than:

if (condition_1){
#scene
}elif(condition_2){
#scene
}

They recommend:

if (condition_1){
#scene
}else{
#scene for condition_2
}

What does Error:67 mean?

OMG thank you so much this helped fix my problem!
Yes I will consider to make the text a though bubble.
THANKS AGAIN!!!

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Sometimes it do that but it only do that because something wrong with the error

You have a bad command in your script

Hi, is it possible to make one character talk and other character to do something different at the same time?

Yup, it’d be like this:

&PEARL is eat_food_hand_neutral

STELLA (talk_neutral)
Hi Pearl, what are you eating?

The & sign should have Pearl start eating at the same time as Stella starts talking. :+1:

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Thank u!!!:heart:

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Hi, how do I make a character appear without them showing. For example, my character shows up to the hospital and goes into a room. They visit their friend who is sick. I want to make the friend in the bed already without it being awkward and seeing the character move to the bed. Any help?

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INT. BACKGROUND - DAY
&CHARACTER spot x y z
@transition fade in black 2