WatchGintama wrote: »
Vanilla enjoys dad jokes
PallyCookie wrote: »
> word comes from the top boss that it's time to start work on the sequel to maplestory... HOLY...
> usual pre-production begins... throwing ideas out, creating concept art for people, places, and things
> we know that drawing in younger children with cute graphics helps to establish a growing player base that essentially develops alongside the game
> but boss wants returning players who are college aged plus to draw in that sweet, sweet whale oil
> huge problem...
> 80% our weebs have out grown maplestory's cute graphics
> boss comes up with this genius idea...
> it's just more generic waifu art he tasks me with to create concept on
> we're tasked with making 90% of the art to be as child friendly and cute as possible
> about the rest of the 10% is spent on making some lewd character art of our classes
> suddenly he has a personal request when he notices these two cute bunny characters I created concept for based on an original NPC from ms1
> I originally made them as moe as possible with the only slightly lewd thing on them being these fishnet stockings they wore
> wants me to make them 500% more lewd and won't explain why
> suddenly about half of that 80% user weebase comes pouring back after we start posting the official art from these two I polished up and fleshed out
> boss promotes me to lead artist
> boss tasks me with drawing up a piece of artwork for promotion where they are in a bathtub and I REALLY can't understand why when it seems far too mature for the way the game is designed... what will parents think when they see this?
> take the artwork to boss man and he almost salivates immediately upon viewing my work
> don't think much of it but maybe he's just day dreaming about that sweet cash flow and I'll be up for another promotion real soon
> ask him if he approves of said work and if it's ready for distribution as a promotion piece
> tells me, "YEAH YEAH GO ON AND GET OUT IM REAL BUSY, ANON", and just like that I get out and head back to my desk
> get the piece to the proper department for promotions and get it sent out on all official social media channels and various websites for massive PR boost
> boss is gonna really salivate when he sees just how crazy hyped the user base is now
> I'm expecting massive hike in weeb interest
> boss man comes storming up to my desk next day screaming in my face about why the hell I put out literal ecchi artwork under official channels to be dished out to the internet via SM
> oh shi.. turns out his request wasn't for publishing and he just had a thing for bunny girls
> fired same day, company is forced to own up to suddenly having an official artwork piece of two chibi rabbit-girl sisters in a bathtub "enjoying the moment"
> Don't even get credited
WatchGintama wrote: »
good taste GMS2