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Pronounced "trwa-nix." I dream up meepy dreams full of meep.
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Posted by Troisnyx - June 15th, 2012

Before I go any further, I would like you to read this forum post.

Now, considering I had no more than two buyers for Project Chaplaincy's Taster EP, I know precisely what it's like when artists suffer. And I'm sure there are among you who are going through the same situation.

Bear in mind that these people, having done all they could, are now turning to the community for support. What will they think when Newgrounds doesn't support them? They'll definitely feel the community they were a large part of.... they'll feel that we've failed them. And if we don't do something quickly, we REALLY WILL HAVE FAILED THEM.

It's about Eiomaru, and not me. I may be using Project Chaplaincy's EP as a comparison, but it's probably the worst comparison I can make. Still, because it's something I can relate to on a personal level, I'll use that comparison.

I'm a student. I'm looking for a job. I don't claim to have much money to my name; just a monthly allowance of £140 which gets depleted pretty quickly. I could go out on the streets begging with a cup in hand for money to buy a new, improved microphone. That is how desperate I can get. And still, I pledged something to Eiomaru. With what happened to Project Chaplaincy's Taster EP, I made a promise.... I made a promise to support struggling artists in my situation. And I'd do even more so if I have more funds.

Come on, what's a pound? A fiver? A tenner even? What's two minutes of your time writing about this, telling others to support this project because we're all going to be in for something good?

I tell you, with the amount of flak this project has received in Tom Fulp's newspost, I'll say: Eiomaru is not the only one who can be ashamed of his own community. If things go at the rate they're going now, I would. I'm not going to be the artist who expects everyone to support me, and yet, I sit at the sidelines not doing anything. That's not going to get me, or anyone for that matter, anywhere. A little bit of altruism would go a long way in making a Man.

EDIT 16 June: Now I've had people misunderstand the content in my post when I first wrote this. Let me make this clear: I am here to lambast people who say "I'm broke, I'm broke" but can't contribute even a single pound or dollar to the project. It's a nominal contribution, but far better than nothing. I find it awful at best, but I bear in mind that I can't force anyone. Still, someone as talented as Eiomaru deserves more than what he's getting now.

Posted by Troisnyx - June 8th, 2012

Straight 2:1s in all subjects. I now have a 2:1 LLB (Hons) law degree!

Celebrate with me! :D

Posted by Troisnyx - June 5th, 2012

A few months ago I gave an introduction on the bullet hell shooter project, which we* titled Project Chaplaincy. Some time after that, we gave a preliminary preview to the game's OST and artwork.

Now I'm glad to announce that Kingdom of Herts' Bandcamp page now has its first EP, which is the Project Chaplaincy Taster EP!

Since 7 is a recurring number in the project, we decided to go ahead with seven tracks, some of which you may have already heard on Newgrounds -- you may have heard In re Reveris, Day of Reckoning, All The Way Down and Arise Once More in their unmastered, badly-panned glory. But after the success of two of my more recent tracks, I took to remastering seven out of 20+ tracks in the OST, and they are now there in the EP. It's a taster of what is to come, and I do highly recommend putting your headphones on and turning the music up to full volume. Also, each track is 99p and the full EP is £6. If you guys are in the US or elsewhere, you'll be paying your country's equivalent, so no worries!

I know we want a game with very good gameplay mechanics, very good art direction, a very good OST and a very compelling storyline. It isn't everyday that we find games like these. Project Chaplaincy has two inspirations: Okami and EBF 3.3 Bullet Heaven. Inspiration can be drawn from Okami for the art direction and storyline, and from Bullet Heaven for the gameplay mechanics. Both have good soundtracks.

Christo and I are writing the storyline at this point. We can give the gist at the very least... In England, an ancient evil, which had once been locked away a thousand years ago, breaks free from its chains after waiting for the time to be ripe. It spreads seeds of fear, doubt, anger, violence, despair and envy over the people. Evil is at a rampage, strange beings roam the streets, people attack others indiscriminately, and the atmosphere is simply choking. You play a young priest, and six friends (all young adults), and the seven of you set out on a journey all over England to find answers as to what that evil actually is, and hopefully to set things right wherever you can go.

Well, that'll be it for now.

*NOTE: I say "we" because the project involves Christo Tracey (Merlyne) and myself, as well as the collaborators who undertake to help us make this a success.

Project Chaplaincy: The Taster EP and updates

Posted by Troisnyx - June 3rd, 2012

Um... yay? :D

Well, considering this is my first NAC entry, I'm glad I landed something. Still, I am a bit ticked off by the fact that two people (one being a judge) confused the OBOE SAMPLE for a SAXOPHONE... even Sorohanro and Camoshark got it right!

Oh well, it was all good fun. I bear in mind that the piece was not intended to be submitted in the NAC in the first place. Because it is where it is now, I'm happy. But I'm even happier to have gotten in touch with my deepest feelings for my mother. On that note, her birthday wasn't too long ago, on 30 May. I have made peace with my past, now I pray God that time will heal me. I know she's in good hands now, and I won't take to worry over the events of four years ago. And I'm sure that she can hear my songs even from where she is.

I'm also glad over the fact that this is the first piece that I've been able to mix well, and from there came my much better piece, Capriccio "Bullet Heaven".

I've listened to some of the entries, and I suggest you listen to them too. The tracks I've linked are the winning ones, and I can definitely give a standing ovation to some of them. If I had to give one personal recommendation, it would be Norske's Flight of the Seagulls -- I found that quite the tear-jerker.

And as the credits roll on May's NAC, I begin to wonder if I should take part in June's NAC. A lot is happening right now -- good and bad alike, and I don't know whether I'll be able to make a piece in due time. We'll have to wait and see!

Thanks to all who commented and reviewed and who have supported me to this day.

Fourth place in the NAC.

Posted by Troisnyx - May 31st, 2012

With only one month to go before the closure of the Audio and Art sections of the collab, I am glad and grateful for the support it has received to this day. The Audio people were among the first to respond, but soon after, there were people from the Art Portal. Granted, there were people who grilled me on the feasibility of this project too. I find it necessary, and I'm glad and grateful they did what they did. Since this is the first time I'm ever hosting a collaboration of this magnitude, it's only good and right.

I'm looking forward to what will become of this thing. Will it be outside my expectations? Maybe. It might be different from what I envisioned. Or it might be similar, just better than what I expected. Regardless, it only means one thing: we need to work towards a good final result, but not expect it to turn out like anything yet.

Thanks to Matt, HFX, Tom Fulp and everyone who supports this little project of ours.

Posted by Troisnyx - May 15th, 2012


I didn't even take note until HFX told me all about it. ...Just wow.

Thank you, Tom Fulp. <3

Posted by Troisnyx - May 4th, 2012

A country street in dreary, cloudy weather.
Hatfield House.
The Tyburn trail.
Allen Hall.
A stream off Clitheroe.
Stonyhurst College.
Woldingham School.
Westminster Hall.
An open field with wild flowers.
The seafront at Southend.
Hatfield by night.
A stone bridge.

Will update when I see fit.

Posted by Troisnyx - May 2nd, 2012

I'm not addicted to the series, but I still think it's pretty cute. And it's got some good music too! Just so you know, the first Epic Battle Fantasy game was released on 1 May 2009, effectively making the series three years old.

This is only an idea, guys... I want to see what you all think about this.

What if we gathered... I don't know -- remixes, fanart &c. just to pay tribute to the team? We gather all EBF-related stuff, someone throw it all into a neatly-made Flash, and we present it to the team on 31 May. Or 1 June, latest. That's the game plan.

I know there are a lot of similar collabs out there, but hey, collabs are fun. ^_^

So, thoughts?

Posted by Troisnyx - April 13th, 2012

More sounds from the Bullet Hell Shooter in progress, with images (for a taster)!

You may recognise some of the tracks from this vid -- I have posted some of them on NG. This is the second taster pack -- the OST is not finished and there are a few more tracks to go, but once it's finished, I won't have to worry about it anymore, hopefully!

Feedback is appreciated!

Posted by Troisnyx - April 7th, 2012

This is originally a WAV, and I added a few more parts to it later and saved it as a WAV, and attempted converting this to MP3. Apparently Newgrounds thinks that this is "not a valid MP3 file".

I'm not the only one having upload problems; quite a number of people are...