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Kc
Feb 9th, 2015, 04:02 PM
This thread is created for an upcoming announcement.

Litmaster
Feb 9th, 2015, 04:45 PM
Ladiiiiiiieeees and Geeeeentlemeeen!

Introduuuuuuucing...... From creaaaaator Kc Waaaaaaaylaaaand.....

Season 5 of We're Aliiiiiiiive!!!!

Witch_Doctor
Feb 9th, 2015, 05:51 PM
OOOoohhhhh ooohhh!!!!!

General Malarky
Feb 9th, 2015, 11:37 PM
Huuuuuurrrrrrrrraaaaaaayyyyyyyy!!!!!

Litmaster
Feb 10th, 2015, 06:54 AM
And here I was going to make another lame joke about a WA Musical... but I think we've pretty much beat that horse to death. :nik:

Merlin1274
Feb 10th, 2015, 08:14 AM
AWESOME!!!!!! The world is all right again.

LiamKerrington
Feb 10th, 2015, 03:47 PM
Awesome!

Storm
Feb 11th, 2015, 03:28 AM
Woot?!?! Interesting :)

Gooer
Feb 11th, 2015, 06:02 AM
Yay, people can start coming back to the forums!

THE FAMILY IS BACK TOGETHER!!!!

*cough* Excuse my excitement.....

Hope it's the announcement for the premiere of TOWA....

Gooer
Feb 11th, 2015, 06:05 AM
Oh wait, it's TFWA? Guess he finally settled on the name

LiamKerrington
Feb 11th, 2015, 07:03 AM
Yay, people can start coming back to the forums!

THE FAMILY IS BACK TOGETHER!!!!

*cough* Excuse my excitement.....

Hope it's the announcement for the premiere of TOWA....

Yep, family's back on ... No need to apologize ...

YetAnotherBloodyCheek
Feb 11th, 2015, 12:03 PM
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YetAnotherBloodyCheek
Feb 11th, 2015, 12:14 PM
I guess that Kc - a big Harry Potter fan - is going to reveal that Scratch actually survived due to the fact that Burt put her into a vanishing cabinet instead of a simple coffin before burying her under tons of concrete.

Scratch lives.

Litmaster
Feb 11th, 2015, 08:37 PM
Wow... all you guys are still around?!

GET SOME FUCKING JOBS, YOU LOSERS!!!

(jk, love to start this forum up again! WHOOOOOOOOT!)

YetAnotherBloodyCheek
Feb 12th, 2015, 04:40 AM
Where is Osiris?

YetAnotherBloodyCheek
Feb 12th, 2015, 09:33 AM
Wow... all you guys are still around?!

GET SOME FUCKING JOBS, YOU LOSERS!!!

(jk, love to start this forum up again! WHOOOOOOOOT!)

The forum would be the same with the occasionally lurking one or two strange German guys, hm? :)

http://matadornetwork.com/life/9-american-habits-i-lost-when-i-moved-to-germany/

LiamKerrington
Feb 12th, 2015, 12:11 PM
Ok, guys.

On the facebooks as well as on the home-website we have a) the cover for the first tale AND b) the title for it ... LOCKDOWN!

Time for some prediction? Let's get crazy just like we did in ol' times ...

I see bars, I see a guy behind them. And I wonder if the first tale will evolve around the Twin Tower prison or some other location? Will we start right before the zombocalypse, or hours or even days after it has started ... ?
Who will be the main character? Will we see ties to the original story, or will it be something totally independent?

What's your call on it ... ?

Best wishes!
Liam

Merlin1274
Feb 12th, 2015, 12:12 PM
Well Being Lockdown and the pic I seen on Facebook. I would assume this is about the beginning of the Mallers. So more Scratch????

YetAnotherBloodyCheek
Feb 12th, 2015, 12:19 PM
Ok, guys.

On the facebooks as well as on the home-website we have a) the cover for the first tale AND b) the title for it ... LOCKDOWN!

Time for some prediction? Let's get crazy just like we did in ol' times ...

I see bars, I see a guy behind them. And I wonder if the first tale will evolve around the Twin Tower prison or some other location? Will we start right before the zombocalypse, or hours or even days after it has started ... ?
Who will be the main character? Will we see ties to the original story, or will it be something totally independent?

What's your call on it ... ?

Best wishes!
Liam

Well, let's see... extended backstory, a prison, a lockdown, maybe a riot, an evil mastermind and possibly some "little one"? Hm...


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jZiKFLL6MI

YetAnotherBloodyCheek
Feb 12th, 2015, 12:23 PM
Well Being Lockdown and the pic I seen on Facebook. I would assume this is about the beginning of the Mallers. So more Scratch????

Has there been enough Scratch in the story, yet? Most certainly not, I suppose.

LiamKerrington
Feb 12th, 2015, 12:38 PM
Ok.

I raised some questions, and here is my take:

There are two options, if LOCKDOWN connects with what we already know. Either we visit Eastern Bay, or we will enter The Twin Tower prison. In the first case we might learn about Scratch breaking into EB in order to rescue Latch. And while she does this, we encounter Durai, Bricks, Tardust and other guys, and from then on we will learn about their first days and weeks in the hell-hole L.A. has become. In the latter case we might get to know about the dark paths the prisoners of the Twin Towers are walking down when Ink or ther Smart Ones appear and start experimenting with the bodies of the prisoners.
But maybe Kc wants to tell a totally independent story. Then we might learn kind of a generic story of survivors struggling with their unprecented freedom in a world where freedom only means to fight for your own survival, where each and everyone is only close to him- or herself.
In any case: the story will be dark, brutal and very interesting ...

I wonder the most if LOCKDOWN's gonna be a story starting right in the middle of the zombocalypse, or if it will beginn like the very first chapter of WA - at the very beginning ...

Best wishes!
Liam

Kc
Feb 12th, 2015, 12:47 PM
Ok.

I raised some questions, and here is my take:

There are two options, if LOCKDOWN connects with what we already know. Either we visit Eastern Bay, or we will enter The Twin Tower prison. In the first case we might learn about Scratch breaking into EB in order to rescue Latch. And while she does this, we encounter Durai, Bricks, Tardust and other guys, and from then on we will learn about their first days and weeks in the hell-hole L.A. has become. In the latter case we might get to know about the dark paths the prisoners of the Twin Towers are walking down when Ink or ther Smart Ones appear and start experimenting with the bodies of the prisoners.
But maybe Kc wants to tell a totally independent story. Then we might learn kind of a generic story of survivors struggling with their unprecented freedom in a world where freedom only means to fight for your own survival, where each and everyone is only close to him- or herself.
In any case: the story will be dark, brutal and very interesting ...

I wonder the most if LOCKDOWN's gonna be a story starting right in the middle of the zombocalypse, or if it will beginn like the very first chapter of WA - at the very beginning ...

Best wishes!
Liam

Twin Towers. No Eastern Bay.

YetAnotherBloodyCheek
Feb 12th, 2015, 12:50 PM
I am curious - this could be the first sort of prequel which could be worth it.

LiamKerrington
Feb 12th, 2015, 12:52 PM
Twin Towers. No Eastern Bay.

Kc, I remember times when it was much harder to extract information from you ... :D

Gooer
Feb 12th, 2015, 01:44 PM
Hmm, A prelude about Twin towers prison..... Sound's interesting, can't wait :) I bet it ends/somewhere along the line, with Ink starting his tests on the remaining inmates....

Witch_Doctor
Feb 12th, 2015, 05:04 PM
I'm guessing there might be a little something about being trapped during the outbreak, fighting to keep the zombies at bay...

Unit
Feb 12th, 2015, 06:00 PM
I am thinking it will be the evolution of the jail. Originally a place of confinement by way of lockdown. Then the outbreak happens and it becomes a sanctuary for the craziness outside but must stay locked down to remain safe. Then a cameo by ink who finds it and works to turn it into his test lab.

CPHJackal
Feb 13th, 2015, 07:36 AM
What if its a complete character piece, with the inmates locked in and the last two decent moral guards feeding them to keep them alive, until Ink finds them? They aren't let out, they stay in the cells the whole time.

Moar Scraaaaaaaatch !!!! :)

So looking forward to this !!!! And even the mention of a possibility of a new series? Mind = Blown.

molson
Feb 13th, 2015, 08:47 AM
Great news....can't wait to support this and future projects!

Litmaster
Feb 13th, 2015, 07:51 PM
I see bars, I see a guy behind them. And I wonder if the first tale will evolve around the Twin Tower prison or some other location? Will we start right before the zombocalypse, or hours or even days after it has started ... ?
Who will be the main character? Will we see ties to the original story, or will it be something totally independent?

Well... I did get a little inside information on this last summer when we went to LA, so I'll refrain from commenting until the public information on this topic outruns my personal knowledge (which isn't much, to be honest).

That said, I think we can all be assured it will be good shit!

Litmaster
Feb 13th, 2015, 08:17 PM
Where is Osiris?

Oh, he's still roaming around. I still see his teal-colored ass lurking from time to time. :nik:

General Malarky
Feb 13th, 2015, 11:41 PM
I see this either as the inmates and guards escaping the jail, or them being trapped and eventually killed in the jail.
These are just 100% general and vague ideas. Nothing too specific!

YetAnotherBloodyCheek
Feb 14th, 2015, 04:49 AM
Lockdown:

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YetAnotherBloodyCheek
Feb 14th, 2015, 04:51 AM
And please remember...

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YetAnotherBloodyCheek
Feb 15th, 2015, 03:40 AM
Besides, I am quite optimistic that Lockdown will not include too many jail ... umm ... correctional facility clichés.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mRBoP0HBaE

wh33t
Feb 15th, 2015, 03:36 PM
I'm hoping we find out that CJ was somehow in law enforcement.

Kc
Feb 16th, 2015, 01:24 PM
Besides, I am quite optimistic that Lockdown will not include too many jail ... umm ... correctional facility clichés.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1mRBoP0HBaE

Naw, not too many. I'm trying to steer clear of some, but there are others that are so ingrained in part of the penal system they can't be separated. After visiting a jail, I found out what's true and what's not.

You'll just have to wait and see :)

LiamKerrington
Feb 17th, 2015, 12:44 PM
... After visiting a jail, I found out what's true and what's not. ...

What's tha' suppose' ta mean?

Rumors ... Rumors ... *devilish grin*

*just kidding*

Wicked Sid
Feb 17th, 2015, 12:50 PM
What's tha' suppose' ta mean?

Rumors ... Rumors ... *devilish grin*

*just kidding*

Didn't you hear? Kc did a year-long stint in the clink after we went on a rampage with a tank

We even took selfies!

http://www.werealive.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2767&d=1383767927

Merlin1274
Feb 18th, 2015, 06:52 AM
What is the screen shot from?

YetAnotherBloodyCheek
Feb 18th, 2015, 11:46 AM
Hm, this looks pretty bad, BTW.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/54/US_incarceration_timeline-clean.svg/693px-US_incarceration_timeline-clean.svg.png

YetAnotherBloodyCheek
Feb 18th, 2015, 11:55 AM
Naw, not too many. I'm trying to steer clear of some, but there are others that are so ingrained in part of the penal system they can't be separated. After visiting a jail, I found out what's true and what's not.

You'll just have to wait and see :)

And please do not include this or a similar scene in TOWA. :D


https://vimeo.com/40273476

Merlin1274
Feb 19th, 2015, 06:09 AM
We don't want any shaw shanking scenes.. :britt:

Osiris
Feb 19th, 2015, 08:45 PM
Where is Osiris?

Sleeping.

YetAnotherBloodyCheek
Feb 21st, 2015, 02:47 PM
Sleeping.

It is good to have you back here.

Osiris
Feb 25th, 2015, 05:46 PM
It is good to have you back here.

Never really left. I generally pop in once a day and see what's what. Just haven't had a ton of time to post between moving and work.

YetAnotherBloodyCheek
Feb 26th, 2015, 10:23 AM
Never really left. I generally pop in once a day and see what's what. Just haven't had a ton of time to post between moving and work.

Yes, it is the same with me. Before we will get TOWA, I will have got into debt for the first time in my life. Building a house is quite expensive these days. However, the good part is that I will be *quite* motivated for probably the next seventeen years or so in order to fulfill my obligations. So, moving and work as well for me, too, plus the additional amortization fun.

But as I will have my private tower sooner than later - I am prepared for z-day. :nik:

REZombie
Mar 1st, 2015, 06:40 PM
Its been a while since I have had much time to get on here. Good to see everyone still hanging around! Just saw the news, and had to take time to pop in. This is great! Cant wait for more WA awesomeness!!

Gooer
Mar 2nd, 2015, 10:41 AM
Its been a while since I have had much time to get on here. Good to see everyone still hanging around! Just saw the news, and had to take time to pop in. This is great! Cant wait for more WA awesomeness!!

Nice to see another person return :)

Litmaster
Mar 3rd, 2015, 05:12 PM
Nice to see another person return :)

Yeah, we're all lurkers now...

Osiris
Mar 3rd, 2015, 09:01 PM
Yeah, we're all lurkers now...

It's not a lurker.

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Gooer
Mar 4th, 2015, 01:44 AM
Yeah, we're all lurkers now...

They'll all come crawling back...

They always do.... :britt:

Witch_Doctor
Mar 4th, 2015, 07:06 PM
I wonder what other tales might there be? Martin's story? The original Pelican crew's rescue missions. The Yacht. Sean, Hope and James trek south. The college professor's escape to safety.

Gooer
Mar 5th, 2015, 01:16 AM
I wonder what other tales might there be? Martin's story? The original Pelican crew's rescue missions. The Yacht. Sean, Hope and James trek south. The college professor's escape to safety.

Well, if the first one is a success, hopefully we shall find out.....

And you mean, how did the professor manage to survive to get to the colony years later....

Merlin1274
Mar 5th, 2015, 05:54 AM
There is so much material and ways to go and side stories that could tie into or go around the main story. I just can not wait to see the direction KC takes this.

REZombie
Mar 6th, 2015, 10:37 AM
Just finished listening to all 4 seasons again...I need more WA....I feel like a drug addict. I'm having withdraws over here..

YetAnotherBloodyCheek
Mar 6th, 2015, 11:29 AM
Hi again, some partial off-topic news: as some of you know, I will start building a house in April (unofficial project title: "Dunbar II"). And I have to procure lots of insurances along the way. Yeay, it is a German thing to have a stockpile of insurances - it tends to make us happy and besides gives us a multitude of reasons to complain about our miserable insurance thralldom.

However, today marked the day I was asked if I would like to sign an insurance against terrorist attacks.Wow. Crazy, hmm? I was tempted - at least for a couple of seconds - to ask for a zombie apocalypse insurance instead. :) Terrorists? Seriously? Hang on, Mr Extremist, please do not do anything stupid, I have to talk to my insurance agent first.

Fun fact two: my building construction site manager sounds like Burt, I guess that is a bonus.

General Malarky
Mar 6th, 2015, 02:07 PM
Hi again, some partial off-topic news: as some of you know, I will start building a house in April (unofficial project title: "Dunbar II"). And I have to procure lots of insurances along the way. Yeay, it is a German thing to have a stockpile of insurances - it tends to make us happy and besides gives us a multitude of reasons to complain about our miserable insurance thralldom.

However, today marked the day I was asked if I would like to sign an insurance against terrorist attacks.Wow. Crazy, hmm? I was tempted - at least for a couple of seconds - to ask for a zombie apocalypse insurance instead. :) Terrorists? Seriously? Hang on, Mr Extremist, please do not do anything stupid, I have to talk to my insurance agent first.

Fun fact two: my building construction site manager sounds like Burt, I guess that is a bonus.

Don't worry, you probably won't need insurance for terrorists. Just spackle for the bullet holes... Lots and lots of spackle.

LiamKerrington
Mar 7th, 2015, 08:18 AM
Hi.

@YABC: Something tells me that your new home will be one of those least likely to be hit by terrorists. It is more likely that WWIII will strike your place - or a Zombocalypse. What was the insurance-salesman's response to your question about a Z-insurance?!?

@all:

Today Kc has sacrificed some of his privacy and top-secret-agenda by posting this on the Book of many Faces - thumbs up for these news:

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Best wishes!
Liam

Gooer
Mar 7th, 2015, 11:44 AM
Hi.

@YABC: Something tells me that your new home will be one of those least likely to be hit by terrorists. It is more likely that WWIII will strike your place - or a Zombocalypse. What was the insurance-salesman's response to your question about a Z-insurance?!?

@all:

Today Kc has sacrificed some of his privacy and top-secret-agenda by posting this on the Book of many Faces - thumbs up for these news:

3213

Best wishes!
Liam

I did see that...

Some damn good work from him, have to admit.

But, on here he's called it TFWA, and on Facebook he called it TOWA....

WHICH ONE IS IT, I NEED TO KNOW :britt:

Witch_Doctor
Mar 7th, 2015, 05:19 PM
Hi again, some partial off-topic news: as some of you know, I will start building a house in April (unofficial project title: "Dunbar II"). And I have to procure lots of insurances along the way. Yeay, it is a German thing to have a stockpile of insurances - it tends to make us happy and besides gives us a multitude of reasons to complain about our miserable insurance thralldom.

However, today marked the day I was asked if I would like to sign an insurance against terrorist attacks.Wow. Crazy, hmm? I was tempted - at least for a couple of seconds - to ask for a zombie apocalypse insurance instead. :) Terrorists? Seriously? Hang on, Mr Extremist, please do not do anything stupid, I have to talk to my insurance agent first.

Fun fact two: my building construction site manager sounds like Burt, I guess that is a bonus.

Don't worry. Our Department of Homeland Security has put together terrorism survival plans for you. Save that insurance premium and spend a couple of Euros on Duct Tape, and plastic.

http://survivallife.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/shelter_in_place.jpg

YetAnotherBloodyCheek
Mar 8th, 2015, 05:42 AM
Hi.

@YABC: Something tells me that your new home will be one of those least likely to be hit by terrorists. It is more likely that WWIII will strike your place - or a Zombocalypse. What was the insurance-salesman's response to your question about a Z-insurance?!?

@all:

Today Kc has sacrificed some of his privacy and top-secret-agenda by posting this on the Book of many Faces - thumbs up for these news:

3213

Best wishes!
Liam

@Liam: The neurons in my brain made sure that I did not utter this particular question. One might call it self-preserving brain sanity. :D

Kc
Mar 10th, 2015, 12:17 PM
I did see that...

Some damn good work from him, have to admit.

But, on here he's called it TFWA, and on Facebook he called it TOWA....

WHICH ONE IS IT, I NEED TO KNOW :britt:

It's TFWA... I was a little out of it by the end of that marathon writing session. Total page count for Lockdown is at: 281 pages... which will make it about 5 hours. As I head to SXSW this week it'll also give me a chance to get to the 2nd and maybe 3rd draft.

YetAnotherBloodyCheek
Mar 10th, 2015, 01:25 PM
It's TFWA... I was a little out of it by the end of that marathon writing session. Total page count for Lockdown is at: 281 pages... which will make it about 5 hours. As I head to SXSW this week it'll also give me a chance to get to the 2nd and maybe 3rd draft.

Kc, please stop pushing the scope of the story any further as I will not be able to listen to it in one session on my high-end Apple watch.

http://www.macrumors.com/2015/03/06/apple-watch-battery-five-hours-heavy-usage/

Kc, please do not be that cruel. :mad:

Gooer
Mar 11th, 2015, 05:20 AM
It's TFWA... I was a little out of it by the end of that marathon writing session. Total page count for Lockdown is at: 281 pages... which will make it about 5 hours. As I head to SXSW this week it'll also give me a chance to get to the 2nd and maybe 3rd draft.

And it's going to be released as one whole piece, or split up? Because damn, I'd have to make space in my calender to listen to that....

Not that i wouldn't of course....

Merlin1274
Mar 11th, 2015, 06:14 AM
I would imagine he would do it like previous. That it will probably be one season broken up like before. It would give me something to look forward to again about Mondays..

LiamKerrington
Mar 12th, 2015, 01:53 PM
I would imagine he would do it like previous. That it will probably be one season broken up like before. It would give me something to look forward to again about Mondays..

Me, too - kind of. 5 hours of audio-drama - or how long the final cut will be. I don't see it coming in one huge piece, but instead in a series of small ones. But I am not certain, if Kc's gonna split it into 20-minute-episodes like he used to with WA. Time will tell, and Kc will make it available the way he sees fit. And that's gonna be awesome - the one way or the other.

Cheers!
Liam

YetAnotherBloodyCheek
Mar 15th, 2015, 03:28 AM
So, the big question - in my opinion, is whether the "good" guys (those who we what to survive) will be the guards, those who were wrongfully convicted or those reckless felons? It is likely to be a mix, is it not?

As Kc stated that he does not want to rely on too many clichés, I hope to get some mustache-wearing, slightly obese jail guards...

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Storm
Mar 16th, 2015, 07:23 AM
Five hours? WOOT?!?! It's gonna be awesome!
I ought to give the series a relisten soon, maybe see if I can get more of my friends hooked. ``
Whether you split it up or not, we'll forever be your loyal rainbow fans!

Gooer
Mar 16th, 2015, 03:09 PM
So, the big question - in my opinion, is whether the "good" guys (those who we what to survive) will be the guards, those who were wrongfully convicted or those reckless felons? It is likely to be a mix, is it not?

As Kc stated that he does not want to rely on too many clichés, I hope to get some mustache-wearing, slightly obese jail guards...



Maybe they'll put their differences aside, and work as one, friendly team, in order to survive the horrors of LA....?

Gooer
Mar 16th, 2015, 03:10 PM
Don't worry. Our Department of Homeland Security has put together terrorism survival plans for you. Save that insurance premium and spend a couple of Euros on Duct Tape, and plastic.

http://survivallife.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/shelter_in_place.jpg

What is that, hahaha

Kc
Mar 16th, 2015, 11:33 PM
Me, too - kind of. 5 hours of audio-drama - or how long the final cut will be. I don't see it coming in one huge piece, but instead in a series of small ones. But I am not certain, if Kc's gonna split it into 20-minute-episodes like he used to with WA. Time will tell, and Kc will make it available the way he sees fit. And that's gonna be awesome - the one way or the other.

Cheers!
Liam

I'm breaking some rules here, and trying new things in the format, so don't be too surprised if you see it either A, all as one piece, or B, three long chunks.

Breaking something like this into 20 minute chunks becomes more of a burden and hinderance than an opportunity. This story is a bit more intimate in the pacing and setup and gives the story a bit more time to breathe rather than have everything fast paced.

I'm still working out the details of how it'll be released, but like always story comes first. The one thing you need to be aware of is, it will be different than what you've come to expect from WA.

Dr Janus
Mar 17th, 2015, 06:57 AM
Looking forward to it ! Give us a yell if you need help besides gettin the word out.

General Malarky
Mar 17th, 2015, 07:24 AM
What is that, hahaha

It's a guideline to protect yourself/family/friends/whatever you want safe in the instance of nuclear fallout. A good plan is to do this for every door/window/whatever-that-isn't-airtight in the house and go hide in the bunker in your basement for up to around 50 years. Have fun!

Merlin1274
Mar 17th, 2015, 09:12 AM
I like the Idea of 3 Chunks..

Witch_Doctor
Mar 17th, 2015, 06:31 PM
What is that, hahaha


It's a guideline to protect yourself/family/friends/whatever you want safe in the instance of nuclear fallout. A good plan is to do this for every door/window/whatever-that-isn't-airtight in the house and go hide in the bunker in your basement for up to around 50 years. Have fun!


These are recommendations from the US Government on how to prepare for a Post-911 chemical/biological/dirty bomb attack.


http://www.cnn.com/2003/US/02/11/emergency.supplies/

Witch_Doctor
Mar 17th, 2015, 06:34 PM
It's TFWA... I was a little out of it by the end of that marathon writing session. Total page count for Lockdown is at: 281 pages... which will make it about 5 hours. As I head to SXSW this week it'll also give me a chance to get to the 2nd and maybe 3rd draft.

5 Hours for one tale? Amazing!

LiamKerrington
Mar 19th, 2015, 01:16 AM
I'm breaking some rules here, and trying new things in the format, so don't be too surprised if you see it either A, all as one piece, or B, three long chunks.

Breaking something like this into 20 minute chunks becomes more of a burden and hinderance than an opportunity. This story is a bit more intimate in the pacing and setup and gives the story a bit more time to breathe rather than have everything fast paced.

I'm still working out the details of how it'll be released, but like always story comes first. The one thing you need to be aware of is, it will be different than what you've come to expect from WA.

Amazing! Really. I am so excited and curious what you will decide. Although I haven't mentioned it that way, I was hoping that you would step back from the 20-minute schedule. ;)

Cheers!
Liam

Litmaster
Mar 19th, 2015, 11:25 AM
The one thing you need to be aware of is, it will be different than what you've come to expect from WA.

YOU MEAN IT'S GOING TO SUCK?!?? :britt:

LiamKerrington
Mar 20th, 2015, 02:08 AM
YOU MEAN IT'S GOING TO SUCK?!?? :britt:

No. He means:

UBER-awesome!

WA was AND IS awesome. And the Tales will be uber-awesome ...

Gooer
Mar 20th, 2015, 02:42 AM
YOU MEAN IT'S GOING TO SUCK?!?? :britt:

#Shotsfired

Litmaster
Mar 20th, 2015, 04:07 AM
#Shotsfired

No, that was a compliment!

Gooer
Mar 20th, 2015, 06:03 AM
No, that was a compliment!

Sure sure, i believe.....

P.S. Your sig is kinda saddening.....

Kc
Mar 20th, 2015, 06:55 AM
I did see that...

Some damn good work from him, have to admit.

But, on here he's called it TFWA, and on Facebook he called it TOWA....

WHICH ONE IS IT, I NEED TO KNOW :britt:


YOU MEAN IT'S GOING TO SUCK?!?? :britt:

It's a possibility that some people won't like it, but that goes with everything.

Mini update, draft 2 is 107 pages in of the now 300. These things usually get longer rather than shorter, at least my writing does.

There was also one scene added in near the end. Do you have any idea what that is, no... but it's pretty cool. It was something I wanted to put in but struggled to find a place but finally found it. I hope it still works once I get into the 2nd draft.

Litmaster
Mar 20th, 2015, 09:31 AM
It's a possibility that some people won't like it, but that goes with everything.

I wonder if you'll get more flack from people given that this will be a purchased product rather than free. You know, us assholes like to feel like we're getting our $$$ worth... :nik:


Mini update, draft 2 is 107 pages in of the now 300. These things usually get longer rather than shorter, at least my writing does.

Do you find that your drafts follow the general '1 minute per page' standard, or is that an old, OTR bullshit standard?

If you ever sold WA as a television series and were commissioned as lead writer, would you have trouble re-formatting the show to fit the more rigid tv specs (for ads, etc)?

Also, in the original WA, you made some effort to create mini-arcs within the seasons and even within each episode, so as to carry forward momentum in the series. Are you thinking of TFWA as more of a mini-series with a similar approach to arcs, or rather as one long movie with one big arc? Does this thinking affect how you want to split up the 5 hours, if at all?


There was also one scene added in near the end. Do you have any idea what that is, no... but it's pretty cool. It was something I wanted to put in but struggled to find a place but finally found it. I hope it still works once I get into the 2nd draft.

Hmmm... cool. I'm wondering whether the additional information we will get from the jail will do more to answer some lingering questions for us, or raise more questions than answers... O_o

Gooer
Mar 20th, 2015, 05:37 PM
Hmmm... cool. I'm wondering whether the additional information we will get from the jail will do more to answer some lingering questions for us, or raise more questions than answers... O_o

C'mon Lit, it's Kc: he answers every question with about 5 more questions.....

LiamKerrington
Mar 21st, 2015, 02:21 AM
C'mon Lit, it's Kc: he answers every question with about 5 more questions.....

S. E. C. O. N. D. E. D.
Period.

Witch_Doctor
Mar 21st, 2015, 08:20 AM
No. He means:

UBER-awesome!

WA was AND IS awesome. And the Tales will be uber-awesome ...

Ugh!! You used the word 'uber'!!! Penalty: Minus 10 Cool Points for being a hipster. :squint:

LiamKerrington
Mar 21st, 2015, 09:33 AM
Ugh!! You used the word 'uber'!!! Penalty: Minus 10 Cool Points for being a hipster. :squint:

Wait, what??? "Uber" is so much pre-hipster that I challenge the Minus 10 Cool points ... :mad:

:p

YetAnotherBloodyCheek
Mar 21st, 2015, 09:45 PM
I hope that Lockdown will be at least as good as this...


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7onFrBK_hKE

Witch_Doctor
Mar 22nd, 2015, 12:14 AM
Wait, what??? "Uber" is so much pre-hipster that I challenge the Minus 10 Cool points ... :mad:

:p

You mean you were using "uber" BEFORE 'before it was cool'? That's Uber-hipster. Just kidding, my homeboy from another Heimat. Plus 20 Cool Points. It's great having the gang get back together, guys.

Just thought of something, at (+/-) 5 hours of audio, 'Lockdown' is gonna have quite a bit of dialog. I was thinking that is would be a behemoth-making story, but I imagined that being filled with mostly growls and howls. Maybe we'll find out about the inmates being holed up in the (cafeteria?).

Gooer
Mar 22nd, 2015, 02:07 AM
I hope that Lockdown will be at least as good as this...


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7onFrBK_hKE

Please tell me that's a spoof, and not actually produced by the people it claimed it was produced by.....

LiamKerrington
Mar 22nd, 2015, 04:40 AM
Please tell me that's a spoof, and not actually produced by the people it claimed it was produced by.....

No. Not a spoof ...http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2784512/?ref_=nv_sr_1

Litmaster
Mar 22nd, 2015, 09:08 AM
Okay, Kc... another question about 'Lockdown'...

One of the things that set WA apart from the pack was the fact that it was a strong, character-driven show. Of course, you also had the luxury of developing some of those characters through four full seasons of content, and we got to see them change quite a bit.

I imagine with 'Lockdown' being 'only' 5 hours running time, you won't have much time for dynamics (i.e., character change)... but do you think that will be sufficient time to develop some characters what we care about as an audience? Has the relative lack of time caused issues with your writing?

Lit

LiamKerrington
Mar 22nd, 2015, 04:52 PM
3214
(http://thrilling-tales.webomator.com/derange-o-lab/pulp-o-mizer/pulp-o-mizer.html)

Cheers!
Liam

LiamKerrington
Mar 22nd, 2015, 04:55 PM
I hope that Lockdown will be at least as good as this...


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7onFrBK_hKE

The only reason why you may wish to wach this flick is in order to spectate overly sexualized young hot women ... And yet there are more than enough other movies doing this much better than "Zombeavers" ... And if you intent to waste your time, watch something else anyway or procrastinate with kitten-pictures on the world wide webszZ.

Cheers!
Liam

LiamKerrington
Mar 22nd, 2015, 04:58 PM
Okay, Kc... another question about 'Lockdown'...

One of the things that set WA apart from the pack was the fact that it was a strong, character-driven show. Of course, you also had the luxury of developing some of those characters through four full seasons of content, and we got to see them change quite a bit.

I imagine with 'Lockdown' being 'only' 5 hours running time, you won't have much time for dynamics (i.e., character change)... but do you think that will be sufficient time to develop some characters what we care about as an audience? Has the relative lack of time caused issues with your writing?

Lit

These are good question. 5 hours for Lockdown roughly equals half a season in WA. But in WA we often have several story-archs or plotlines being told simultaneously. Also we had many characters in WA. If Lockdown focuses on just one main plot and has only a handful of main characters telling their story, then I would not be surprised to see a similarly deep story and structure as what we have with the WA origins ...

Cheers!
Liam

YetAnotherBloodyCheek
Mar 22nd, 2015, 06:49 PM
The only reason why you may wish to wach this flick is in order to spectate overly sexualized young hot women ... And yet there are more than enough other movies doing this much better than "Zombeavers" ... And if you intent to waste your time, watch something else anyway or procrastinate with kitten-pictures on the world wide webszZ.

Cheers!
Liam

Your lack of irony is disturbing, my young padawan.

Gooer
Mar 22nd, 2015, 07:25 PM
No. Not a spoof ...http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2784512/?ref_=nv_sr_1

Oh no......

LiamKerrington
Mar 23rd, 2015, 01:43 AM
Your lack of irony is disturbing, my young padawan.

I can tell you this: At least "Zombeavers" has something to look hat - young, hot chicks.
I know other (zombie-genre) movies which have nothing to show at all. Like, for example: "Osombie" ... By all means: avoid this *enter any NSFW words* bull-crap ...

Best wishes!
Liam

LiamKerrington
Mar 23rd, 2015, 01:45 AM
Oh no......

I'm sorry. But at least you have some eye-candy in it (- no matter how misogynous this movie may be ..). Just switch off your brain while watching it, get your Budweiser and some junkfood, and enjoy the hilariously un-awesome movie ...

Cheers!

YetAnotherBloodyCheek
Mar 23rd, 2015, 06:01 AM
I can tell you this: At least "Zombeavers" has something to look hat - young, hot chicks.
I know other (zombie-genre) movies which have nothing to show at all. Like, for example: "Osombie" ... By all means: avoid this *enter any NSFW words* bull-crap ...

Best wishes!
Liam

Na, the one thing that came to my mind besides the "Meet the Feebles"-pastiche-ness of this flick was simply: wow, there must have been marketing geniuses involved. And I wholeheartedly salute this obvious uber-PowerPoint(tm)-presentation (maybe including large amounts of white powder) which helped to get the movie financed.

This earned my respect.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBKk1McBLxM

Kc
Mar 26th, 2015, 03:53 AM
Okay, Kc... another question about 'Lockdown'...

One of the things that set WA apart from the pack was the fact that it was a strong, character-driven show. Of course, you also had the luxury of developing some of those characters through four full seasons of content, and we got to see them change quite a bit.

I imagine with 'Lockdown' being 'only' 5 hours running time, you won't have much time for dynamics (i.e., character change)... but do you think that will be sufficient time to develop some characters what we care about as an audience? Has the relative lack of time caused issues with your writing?

Lit

I think you'll be surprised what I can do in that amount of time. It's more than enough time to establish characters, and become familiar with them. I'm writing to content, not time (as per usual), and the 5 hours was just how long the story lasted. In many ways I don't have to re-establish so much of what is already going on, and it's a far smaller cast, and mostly an A storyline to focus on.



These are good question. 5 hours for Lockdown roughly equals half a season in WA. But in WA we often have several story-archs or plotlines being told simultaneously. Also we had many characters in WA. If Lockdown focuses on just one main plot and has only a handful of main characters telling their story, then I would not be surprised to see a similarly deep story and structure as what we have with the WA origins ...

Cheers!
Liam

Yup! I was actually worried about it not being long enough, but it just happened to run where I wanted it to. I'm still adding and cutting lines, so we go longer and shorter at times; but as always Story is King.

Litmaster
Apr 30th, 2015, 08:31 PM
Hey Kc....regarding "Lockdown":

1. Will this 5-6 hour production be broken up into, say, 30 min episodes and released over a series of weeks? Or all in one gulp?

2. Given your experience from the WA series, do you have any new recording techniques that you might employ for "Lockdown" that you didn't employ in 'We're Alive'?

Kc
May 6th, 2015, 09:31 AM
Hey Kc....regarding "Lockdown":

1. Will this 5-6 hour production be broken up into, say, 30 min episodes and released over a series of weeks? Or all in one gulp?

2. Given your experience from the WA series, do you have any new recording techniques that you might employ for "Lockdown" that you didn't employ in 'We're Alive'?

1. Nope. It'll be more like three 1.5-2 hour segments. We've talked about doing a three-night event to stream it online as a premiere. Still a lot up in the air as we finalize kickstarter stuff.

2. Shout-mics and crouch mics. There will be a station set up where there will be two mics at different gain levels so we don't miss a performance to tearing. The Crouch mic will be set up very low to the ground so the actors can actually record on the floor. We did it for one of Saul's scenes in Chapter 48, but it'll be more permanent while we record.

There's a lot of other stuff that's new as well, but it's more involved with the story format like longer scenes and such. There's definitely some elements of new format experimentation too that I won't talk about here.

LiamKerrington
May 7th, 2015, 01:33 PM
...
There's a lot of other stuff that's new as well, but it's more involved with the story format like longer scenes and such. There's definitely some elements of new format experimentation too that I won't talk about here.

And I am getting more and moarrRR excited 'bout it ...

http://www.keyframe5.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/be-excited-300x217.png

Cheers!
Liam

Lilydragon
Jul 19th, 2015, 09:38 PM
I'm gonna try to show up more. But with family here growing by one more estimated delivery in February, I don't know how much time I can commit to. :) I've missed you guys!

Id_Liston
Nov 1st, 2015, 02:44 PM
wait is there actually a Season 5?!O_o

wh33t
Dec 7th, 2015, 01:29 AM
Where are we supposed to post our thoughts about the 15 minute kickstarter preview?

jenroy
May 27th, 2016, 09:18 AM
Any word about when it will be released?

Unit
May 27th, 2016, 09:46 AM
Any word about when it will be released?


It already has. 5 of the 6 episodes are out already. Search We're Alive: Lockdown

Kc
May 27th, 2016, 10:25 AM
Any word about when it will be released?
It's out now!

KPCoyote
May 27th, 2016, 12:12 PM
Any word about when it will be released?

Lockdown is out now! All episodes up to five of six. If you look at iTunes search for Lockdown.

jenroy
May 28th, 2016, 09:39 AM
Thanks so much having hard time and can't find lockdown on the podcast app for windows cell phone. Mobile app doesn't have it. I'm able to listen to it via the website so it's all good. Just wanted to let you know thanks again.

KPCoyote
May 28th, 2016, 10:00 AM
Thanks so much having hard time and can't find lockdown on the podcast app for windows cell phone. Mobile app doesn't have it. I'm able to listen to it via the website so it's all good. Just wanted to let you know thanks again.

I'm happy to hear that you were able to finally listen. Enjoy!