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Silent Automata! Minimalist challenge now running!

Discussion in 'Dialogue' started by Slingerbult, Aug 19, 2014.

  1. Slingerbult

    Slingerbult Casual Client Content Creator

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    Fellow dialogue writers and throbbing members!

    My newest interest in SDT dias is what I like to call silent automata - dialogues without actual spoken or thought text, that uses the dialogue only for automation. These are best used with sby's dialoguedisplayedit mod, so that you won't see any empty dialogue boxes whenever lines fire.

    Of course, all manner of complex dialogues are possible, and I intend to post my own contributions in this thread as I finish them. However, to start off, I was thinking I'd offer you all a challenge that requires more imagination than coding skill:

    *Using only ten lines of text, and only line types and triggers that work in vanilla SDT, what is the most appealing behavior that you can get out of your silent automata?

    To start off, I attach my attempt in this post. Feel free to steal what you wish and modify to taste for your own... ahem, submission. Additional rules for this challenge:

    1) The dialogue must run without user input, and work with any background/charcode etc. Just put the mouse the left and wait.
    2) The dialogue should be endless, ideally with appropriate pauses and sufficient variation.

    If you try out a dialogue, post here and tell us what you liked. Primarily consider these three categories on a scale of 1-10:
    1) Realism: Do the automata (him and her) behave as a typical couple or BJ porn scene would?
    2) Bonermeter: Is it sexy?
    3) Cleverness: Does the writer make the most of his 10 lines through clever solutions?

    Thanks for your participation! Future silent automata challenges may include larger line numbers and may be appropriate for loader use. Feel free to suggest other automata challenges below!

    EDIT: Mea maxima culpa! It seems the vanilla SDT version doesn't support the AUTO commands, making the challenge as written above rather useless. Hence, DialogueActions is not only permissible, but probably a must! Good luck :)
     

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  2. SyntaxTerror

    SyntaxTerror Swell Supporter Content Creator

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    I just tried it with Vanilla and nothing happens. I tried to force the intro phrase without more success...

    I checked your dialogue with SDTDialogueCheckerAS3v2.13 and it is said:
    It seems that auto mode changes needs a mod to be used, so it doesn't work with only Vanilla (or maybe it is a bug, but I restarted SDT twice without any change).

    [EDIT] It is said in Pim_gd's Advanced Dialogue Guide that AutoMode is triggered with DialogueActions V1.13.
    Without this trigger, it is really difficult to make the girl do something...
    An endless bukkake is possible with [EJACULATE] + [DROOL]/[SWALLOW] but it looks kinda boring to me. ???
     
  3. Slingerbult

    Slingerbult Casual Client Content Creator

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    Wow, what a bummer! I'm so used to the loader I just assumed basic automation was part of vanilla STD. Never assume, I guess!

    OK, so let's scrap the SDT vanilla requirement then and make DiaActs a mandatory mod for the challenge. I'll change the OP to reflect this!
     
  4. SyntaxTerror

    SyntaxTerror Swell Supporter Content Creator

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    Then I will not participate, I'm not ready to use the Loader yet, I find it is too much hassle... :-[