Halloween Cameo Caper 2010... where shall it be?

For the Halloween Cameo Caper 2010, you help is needed aboard the spaceship of NCS Nostromummy , heading towards its doom!

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Where shall the Caper of 2010 be held? (Piefight is included in all options!)

Poll ended at Mon May 31, 2010 12:02 am

20's Chicago
0
No votes
Ancient China
0
No votes
The Austrian Alps
0
No votes
CameoComic
3
20%
Earth's Core
0
No votes
The Middle Ages
2
13%
In a Pyramid
3
20%
Salvador Daelisk's World
0
No votes
A Spaceship
5
33%
Under the Sea
2
13%
 
Total votes : 15

Re: Halloween Cameo Caper 2010... where shall it be?

Postby Hogan » Sun Apr 11, 2010 10:47 pm

littlebeast wrote:Heh, if this keeps up we'll have a 6-way tie.


There's only one cure for that... get more people here to vote! ;)

Xade wrote:hmm I think Hogan will come out worse in the pie fight. Hope you love pie Hogan :D


What can I say? Dessert is all on me! :D
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Re: Halloween Cameo Caper 2010... where shall it be?

Postby Tinkerbell » Sun Apr 11, 2010 11:24 pm

*groan*

Anyway, sorry I've been so absent from the discussion etc. I had a real burn-out just before Easter and went almost three weeks without raising a pencil in anger, but I'm back now (and, hey, I broke the tie! Booyah!).

As far as the presentation goes, I dunno. some people probably do sign up without realising that all the cross-planning doesn't have to affect them at all, but I think the mystery drop-out rate is more likely to be explained by people losing interest in their comics. The first year we did this, I actually made a point of reading all the comics who signed up so I'd have some reference for cameos to draw, and of the ones I actually started following, most of the ones that didn't turn up to the actual caper went on hiatus (indefinite or otherwise) in the interim. I think high attrition is just a feature of the non-professional webcomics field that we can't really do much about. I guess we just need o plan with flexibility in mind.

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Re: Halloween Cameo Caper 2010... where shall it be?

Postby fesworks » Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:42 pm

I'm going to guess that PSI will not be in this year's either. I've a crossover with Grin n' Spirit that must take place, and I'm already a couple weeks behind due to a family emergency.

However, I might be able to have a couple of characters available during this time. I'll let people know as I figure out timing and when the 2010 caper gets going.
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Re: Halloween Cameo Caper 2010... where shall it be?

Postby amanda » Thu Apr 15, 2010 2:08 am

Must... participate this year!
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Re: Halloween Cameo Caper 2010... where shall it be?

Postby littlebeast » Thu Apr 15, 2010 2:14 am

Hmm, I like where this poll is going.
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Re: Halloween Cameo Caper 2010... where shall it be?

Postby Xade » Mon May 10, 2010 8:21 pm

I doubt if I will be able to show up in '10's HCC due to trying out daz beta and everything, I might be able to make a slight appearance, maybe 1 comic but I seriously doubt it.
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Re: Halloween Cameo Caper 2010... where shall it be?

Postby Keybounce » Thu May 13, 2010 9:25 am

I'm a little confused about what a location choice means.

I think I understand -- if we choose 20's Chicago, then the participating comics either draw a 1920's (or 2020's :-) ) era strip on that day, either by time travel, by having a "movie shoot", a dress-up party, or a non-canon episode, etc.

But what does it mean if we choose CameoComics?
... Actually, that's probably the only one that I don't really understand.
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Re: Halloween Cameo Caper 2010... where shall it be?

Postby littlebeast » Thu May 13, 2010 10:16 am

If CameoComic is chosen, then we go to CameoComic. I can't really say much more than that..

But I will say that it's more fun when we get ties. Disneyland, IN SPACE!!
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Re: Halloween Cameo Caper 2010... where shall it be?

Postby Keybounce » Thu May 13, 2010 10:26 am

Does that mean that the various comics do a scene in "Scale's apartment" (or more like Matt/Caitlin/Hogan's), or the ruined battlefield? Or does visiting a hiatus comic ... naaw, don't even think of that kind of temporal issues.

Hmm ... Return to the battlefield ...
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Re: Halloween Cameo Caper 2010... where shall it be?

Postby KAMics » Thu May 13, 2010 12:50 pm

I think I was the one that suggested CC & part of the reason was so that it wouldn't become just another dead webcomic by actually posting this year's Caper there.

The other reason was that since the landscape of CameoComic is malleable it can change to suit what the artists of the participating comics want to draw.
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Re: Halloween Cameo Caper 2010... where shall it be?

Postby Hogan » Thu May 13, 2010 1:16 pm

Actually, while the battlefield may still be there behind the next hill, the comicscape HAS changed... now there's an outside to the apartment and a barn-storage even... at least according to Ron's renderings in Public Misfit Kids... ;)

Who knows what else is going on in a comic where so many influences are still lingering after the Wars?
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Re: Halloween Cameo Caper 2010... where shall it be?

Postby KAMics » Thu May 13, 2010 1:23 pm

Hogan, didn't you have plans to put Scale's post-Wars appearances on the CameoComic site once the last missing page was completed?

Or did you forget?
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Re: Halloween Cameo Caper 2010... where shall it be?

Postby Keybounce » Thu May 13, 2010 5:59 pm

Hogan wrote:Actually, while the battlefield may still be there behind the next hill, the comicscape HAS changed... now there's an outside to the apartment and a barn-storage even... at least according to Ron's renderings in Public Misfit Kids... ;)


"I don't think there's room in there for a starship"
"What's in there?"
"A starship".

Knowing Wheels, the next page will probably show them putting a kit together.
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Re: Halloween Cameo Caper 2010... where shall it be?

Postby Keybounce » Thu May 13, 2010 6:06 pm

Or not. How does she breath in space?

(Cue Jimmy's response while Sheen makes noise preventing us from hearing.)

EDIT: And nothing this year. Is picking (or threatening to) on Hogan the new comic pasttime?
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Re: Halloween Cameo Caper 2010... where shall it be?

Postby Hogan » Thu May 13, 2010 7:43 pm

KAMics wrote:Hogan, didn't you have plans to put Scale's post-Wars appearances on the CameoComic site once the last missing page was completed?

Or did you forget?


Not forgotten, and I'd actually put up a more or less complete schedule for the showing, it would just require some editing which I... have yet to get time to get working on :(
Sorry, life has been a drag lately, and you may have noticed me falling behind on a lot of things... but I will get to it soon enough..
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Re: Halloween Cameo Caper 2010... where shall it be?

Postby KAMics » Fri May 14, 2010 12:27 pm

Okay.

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Re: Halloween Cameo Caper 2010... where shall it be?

Postby malanthyus » Sun May 16, 2010 12:32 pm

I dunno, I suppose all I really want is one last dance, and for it to -be- the last one. These things never seem to work out the way we'd like though.

Voted for Cameo, things just seem to happen there. :lol:
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Re: Halloween Cameo Caper 2010... where shall it be?

Postby blkknight » Sun May 16, 2010 4:05 pm

and you just had to make it a three-way tie.
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Re: Halloween Cameo Caper 2010... where shall it be?

Postby Keybounce » Mon May 17, 2010 6:50 am

Just think: With a vote for "Space ship", we could proceed to draw an ocean (or a beach, with the ocean implied) next to the barn in CC, put a spaceship with underwater support there, and then go diving.
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Re: Halloween Cameo Caper 2010... where shall it be?

Postby littlebeast » Mon May 17, 2010 8:24 am

blkknight wrote:and you just had to make it a three-way tie.


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