What do you like about TMA?

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What do you like about TMA?

Postby littlebeast » Thu Jun 24, 2010 11:39 am

Yeah, that thread got me thinking and wondering and whatnot, so, just as a general query to my readers...

What is your favorite thing about TMA/Why do you read TMA/What do you like about TMA/Etc?
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Re: What do you like about TMA?

Postby ghostrunner » Fri Jun 25, 2010 7:00 am

the randomness :D
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Re: What do you like about TMA?

Postby Amon Star » Sat Jun 26, 2010 10:38 am

The jokes, the Banter between the characters, breaking the Fourth Wall. And my Cameo! :D
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Re: What do you like about TMA?

Postby littlebeast » Mon Jun 28, 2010 4:22 am

I am not yet satisfied. Keybounce! FF7! what about you.
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Re: What do you like about TMA?

Postby Hogan » Mon Jun 28, 2010 12:41 pm

What I come around for? Randomness, chaos, wall-breaking and far-reaching "plots" :D

That and the fact that unlike so many other sprite-webcomics, this one is rich on unique and excellent characters and graphics!
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Re: What do you like about TMA?

Postby Keybounce » Tue Jun 29, 2010 12:26 am

What do I like? Hmm...

I found you during the crossover wars. The first time through, I did not realize that there were _THREE_ different plotlines going at the same time. I did not realize that two of them were before and after a time-travel reversal of the same point.

In general?

Your comic took a lot of getting used to. Trying to learn what color goes with what person. Learning the upstairs/downstairs difference. Seeing the upstairs author downstairs in the wars.

What I like: The 4th wall isn't an edge of the story, nor is it there to be broken. You've got a 5th wall, and the 4th wall is just part of the story.

That's the best I can say for now. Will give it some more thought later.
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Re: What do you like about TMA?

Postby littlebeast » Tue Jun 29, 2010 5:03 am

Keybounce wrote:Trying to learn what color goes with what person.

Yeah, I suppose that could be easier. Most other comics I've seen that use similar techniques also color the speech bubbles when the characters are onscreen.
Then again, I suppose it's better than just leaving them black, and thus ambiguous; at least this way you can look them up.

Keybounce wrote:Seeing the upstairs author downstairs in the wars.

That only sort of happened! >.>

Hogan wrote:far-reaching "plots"

What's the meaning of those quote marks?!

Amon Star wrote:breaking the Fourth Wall

What fourth wall?

Okay, well, anyway, that's all nice to know.
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Re: What do you like about TMA?

Postby Hogan » Tue Jun 29, 2010 2:29 pm

littlebeast wrote:
Hogan wrote:far-reaching "plots"

What's the meaning of those quote marks?!


Lending to the fact that you yourself, especially during the Wars, mentioned that there were no deliberate plots to speak of, the stories just wrote themselves and envolved on their own ;)
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Re: What do you like about TMA?

Postby Keybounce » Tue Jun 29, 2010 9:32 pm

littlebeast wrote:
Amon Star wrote:breaking the Fourth Wall

What fourth wall?


What I like: The 4th wall isn't an edge of the story, nor is it there to be broken. You've got a 5th wall, and the 4th wall is just part of the story.


That 4th wall :-)

Oh: Give us some updates!
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Re: What do you like about TMA?

Postby littlebeast » Wed Jun 30, 2010 5:53 am

Keybounce wrote:Give us some updates!

Working on it!


..admittedly, not very much. BUT.
Anyway, the next one is again a big/weird one, so it's taking a while. But after that one, we should be back to 'normal', so (hopefully) it'll be faster.
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Re: What do you like about TMA?

Postby Amon Star » Wed Jun 30, 2010 2:16 pm

littlebeast wrote:
Keybounce wrote:Give us some updates!

Working on it!


..admittedly, not very much. BUT.
Anyway, the next one is again a big/weird one, so it's taking a while. But after that one, we should be back to 'normal', so (hopefully) it'll be faster.

You just used the term normal in relation to To Many Authors. Blasphemy.
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Re: What do you like about TMA?

Postby FF7Kotrt » Mon Jan 02, 2012 8:23 pm

littlebeast wrote:I am not yet satisfied. Keybounce! FF7! what about you.


Responding to an over a year-old post directed at me....

Well, though most of the answers are already posted.

Randomness and chaos are fun, 4th wall destruction is always good, cameos are nice, and the willingness to take suggestions from readers as to certain plots and other things. I always love viewer interaction.

Return question, in case you ever see this: What's the status with the comic anyway?
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Re: What do you like about TMA?

Postby littlebeast » Sun Jul 27, 2014 9:10 pm

FF7Kotrt wrote:Return question, in case you ever see this: What's the status with the comic anyway?


Back at you with the responding to over year-old questions.

Anyway... I think I have to admit it's pretty dead. It's pretty rare I even think about it anymore. And I expect if I did come back to it I wouldn't be able to provide the same silliness ;)

I probably should at least upload it somewhere else though, so it can be accessed...

So yeah while I occasionally(rarely) think about doing a reboot, I've basically given up the idea of continuing. :/
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Re: What do you like about TMA?

Postby FF7Kotrt » Sun Aug 10, 2014 11:56 pm

Well, at least I know you're not dead. Internet and all.

Sad that the comic is done for most purposes, but hey that's how life goes.

Good luck in the future, and if you ever start another comic or such, be sure to let me know :P
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