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#9924356 Aug 25, 2014 at 09:19 AM · Edited over 4 years ago
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Share your ideas with us!

Here is mine:

"Steamquest" is a steampunk themed MMO based on "Ithaca" and "Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came". However, there is not so much of a remediation of distinctive elements or scenes from the poems but I implemented ideas and single features (like the cripple).
I set up a concept in form of notes (yes, notes! no long essay!) and added some illustrations. Please note that I am not an uber-skilled drawer...they are just humble attempts to visualise my mind.
You find the graphics implemented into the pdf and a link to my deviantART gallery where you can view the drawings in better quality and bigger sized.

I hope you enjoy! (Link does not work with mobile phones!)

Steamquest
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#9928217 Aug 26, 2014 at 06:10 AM
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I tried to remediate Childe Roland using screenshots taken from various locations in Second Life as a kind of storyboard. This used some of the concepts in the poem, but interpreted as a game to rescue Lady Sanity from the Dark Tower, exploring the poem as a metaphor for a mental disorder. Various parameters alter with the various encounters, and the player would have to try to keep everything in balance throughout in order to a) gain the slug-horn and b) get to the Tower, i.e. not permitting the balance of his/her mind to be disturbed!

Anyway, there is a virtual Dark Tower (purchased, not my design I regret to say) on an island I used to manage in Second Life, by kind permission of the current estate managers. It may be visited if you have an SL avatar at http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Space%20Destiny/222/193/34
I'm delighted to say that one of the current builders there has already explored it and thoroughly enjoyed adventure!

All the best!
Olivia Gardener-Cloudberry of the Fallohides
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#9928245 Aug 26, 2014 at 06:25 AM · Edited over 4 years ago
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Picture on the 'Unclassified' of the avatar Burt in SL pretending to be Childe Roland on the rampart of the Dark Tower.
Olivia Gardener-Cloudberry of the Fallohides
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#9937811 Aug 28, 2014 at 09:27 AM
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Here's my remediation of "Childe Roland" entirely done in Neverwinter...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_eJmEeeUo2k
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#9938367 Aug 28, 2014 at 11:55 AM
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Great one Rodney, it's good to see a completed module (I too planned to build the assignment in the Foundry, but then went with the essay instead... /me lazy). Loved the ghosts, especially Giles, also the cripple's post-dialogue emote was cool :)

My second character in Neverwinter was a GF, after watching your gameplay I can't wait to go back and play with him again, it was a long time I ditched him for more action-y characters...

(as I noticed you haven't used the shield much, not even for the red attacks, your guard meter was full during the whole module - I guess GF is not one of your main classes? :) based on how you tried to dodge out of harm's way sometimes)
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#9938613 Aug 28, 2014 at 01:06 PM
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Actually I do have a GF, it's my second character there, but I haven't played him much recently... Normally I use the shield a LOT more but I was so busy concentrating on the voiceover I wasn't spending a lot of time on skill use :-)

But well spotted sir! If you ever feel like partying up in Neverwinter, Friend me there, I'm @rodney418
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