dcr5_script_page_022012 05 02, 20:22 – Ready for line art. A huge time sink in the rendering department – I’ve revised the layout for the next page to knock that down a bit. Pace of rendering and assembly should improve once this page and the next have been generated – the CG assets are beefy. It’s been awhile since I’ve done extensive exterior work and I’m definitely looking forward to TV.2 in the sense that the majority of the planned story takes place inside.

2012 05 07, 15:41 – No adjustments for a few days. Ready for line art prep.

2012 05 21, 17:34 – Pencilled and inked 5.02 and 5.03 on Saturday. Got them cleaned up and got the line art inserted Sunday night and early Monday. Just finished shadow matching, word bubble tails, dialogue adjustments and tons of patch work on this page. Ready for shading, though I’ll be hauling 5.03 up to the same level of readiness before I get started. The Plan – such as it is – is to get 5.02 and 5.03 done this week, possibly 5.05, and do a mass upload of the first fifth or quarter of the chapter over the weekend.

2012 05 22, 01:58 – Finished principal shading for this page and the next. While the work went smoothly enough, I’m not terribly happy with the results. Fortunately these are the only two pages of the chapter that’ll be shaded like this.

2012 05 23, 02:44 – Gave Beef a haircut in panel five. Page now 147% more acceptable than it was this time yesterday.

2012 05 24, 00:50 – Looks good to go, pending final checks on Thursday or Friday – Friday being the planned post date at this point.

2012 05 25, 14:@5 – Short of Major Surgery, the page is good to go. By “Major Surgery” I mean a time investment concomitant with the production of an entire page – and at this point the priority is a new one, not retooling an existing one. It gets the job done. Beef looks appropriately ghastly, and there’s pissing. What more could you ask for!

Cast

  • Emily Ashton

    The youngest Templar in the Terran ranks, Emily’s first “real” assignment is a doozy – as a “deep cover” observer tasked to fulfill the Waking God Protocols, Emily finds herself living the complicated double...

  • Jesse Baris

    The older and more experienced of the two agents assigned observational duties in Pittsburgh, Jesse has specialized in Remote Viewing and intuitive information gathering – skills that are particularly useful in the target-rich swamp...

  • Beef Knuckleback

    A black ops field agent who – for reasons unknown – masquerades as a deputy from the fictional Antrim Police Department. Beef is slightly death-prone, and has been killed by Greg and Ornix. Beef...

  • John West

    The first extraterrestrial human to be born on Terra. Home-schooled by Templar, he left the organization in 1997 citing management issues and took the Daedalus with him. John is an incredibly talented Navigator, having...

Glossary Articles

  • The Beefmobile

    Descended from detailed scans of an American sedan and custom built aboard Kolg Saerai Orbital, the Beefmobile has more in common with an MRAP than the stock police cruiser it’s camouflaged as. The beefmobile...

  • Templar-Issue Sedan

    The Templar-issue Sedan is just as robust as the Beefmobile, though it trades the siren for seatbelts and the police decals for a more innocuous paint job.

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