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So this YouTuber called 'Super Minecraft Kid' gave me a little shout-out in one of his particularly angry videos. I guess it's only fair that I shout back...


EnTrancers: Adoptable Guide

Tue Jul 7, 2015, 9:36 AM

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"Don't dream your life, live your dreams."


Dreams are often passed off as a series of visions, thoughts, and sensations that occur only inside our minds, a product of brain activity when sleeping. A dream is a vague vision of one’s desire, fears, or a part of their memories. This is what is believed to be true but dreamers, especially those who are aware of their own dreams, know that this isn’t the whole truth and there is a deeper sense to what is only seen as sensations that is forgotten a few minutes after waking up.


Setting




Dreamscape as how some dreamers call it, is a world where each thought, desire, and fear in the Waking World are contained in doors which are called Entrances, and are guarded by weaver of dreams. It is not known, but when people dream, they subconsciously pick an Entrance and ‘live’ the dream contained in it. For infinite number of doors, it is no wonder why each dream is different from another as each Entrance is different as well.

Most people do not know about this world and are unaware of their activities in the Dreamscape. However rare, there are people who are able to freely access Entrances and consciously enter and exit a dream. They are called Lucid Dreamers, also called Dreamwalkers. They may also come across each other, hence the theory that Dreamscape is a dimension created by the linked thoughts of human beings. Not necessarily true, it is to say that the Dreamscape and the Waking World are co-dependent dimensions.

Plot


In history, there have been accounts of so-called Dream Eaters, or spirits who devour dreams and nightmares. It is known that Dream Eaters help people, especially children, to sleep well by eating their nightmares. But once a Dream Eater is hungry, it may eat not only dreams, but hopes and desires as well, only leaving an empty shell. They are believed to be nature spirits, but a popular legend among Dreamwalkers say that these apparitions used to be human and were once a dreamer like they are.

The world of Dreamscape manifests the strongest emotions imminent in the human mind—fantasies—and even if nightmares come hand-in-hand with dreams, dreamers will and forever be drawn to it.

In the legend, it is said that Dreamwalkers become Dream Eaters when they stay in the Dreamscape longer than they should, trapping themselves and making them unable to leave. Because Dreamscape is built on desires and fears, they are consumed by these two contradicting emotions and lose sight of themselves. It leaves the physical body in a deep sleep, commonly called a state of comatose. Turning into Dream Eaters, they endlessly consume Entrances, whether or not there is another dreamer in it.

This have been a rare occurrence until recently, when there have been an influx of people falling into an unexplained comatose. Entrances are destroyed and consumed in an exponential rate, as well as the increase of the number of Dreamwalkers. It has come to the attention of the Dreamscape’s Overseer, often referred to as Sandman, that there are unnatural events or phenomena in the Waking World affecting the Dreamscape. The two worlds being co-dependent, Sandman called the attention of both the Dreamwalkers and Aedifex (Weavers of Dreams), eventually leading to one verdict: for Dreamers to come hand in hand with Aedifex in order to slow down the growing number of Dream Eaters, if not, eliminate them from the Dreamscape.

From this verdict, Entrancers came to be.


Species


    Dreamers

    Entrancers
    Entrancers take their roots from Dreamwalkers, as they are aware of the world of Dreamscape and roam freely about the dimension. They are able to choose which Entrances or dreams to enter and may interact with other dreamers and the dwellers of the Dreamscape. They appear different from themselves in the Waking World as their appearance is affected by their own desires in the Dreamscape.

    Dreamwalkers become Entrancers when they establish a contract with an Aedifex, Dreamscape dwellers, and turn them into a vassal. In lieu to this, they play a more important role in the Dreamscape as they watch over and protect it from Dream Eaters. Being aware, they can drive away or eliminate the devourers with the aid of their vassal.

    Entrancers are humans, even in the Dreamscape and only gain non-human features from their vassal only if they are in their merged form.

      Vassal
        Vassals are Aedifex who established a contract with a Lucid Dreamer, turning them into what are the so-called Entrancers. The vassal lend their inert abilities to aid their keepers, either by channeling the vassal to themselves or to a weapon. Vassals also serve as a connection between the Entrancers and the Dreamscape, alerting them when their aid is needed. Vassals differ from regular Aedifex by their closed zippers.

      Aeon Form
        The Aeon form is achieved when the Entrancer and Vassal meld into one entity. The Entrancer gain the features of the Vassal and not only inherit their abilities, but also enhances them. The Aeon form is difficult to achieve even for experienced Entrancers. It requires unyielding concentration.

    Dreamwalkers
    As aforementioned, Lucid Dreamers are able to dream as if they were in the Waking World. they choose their own dreams and are aware of the Aedifex. Aside from their ability to choose Entrances, they also remember their dreams clearly like an experience or a memory. Potential Entrancers, they are free to choose their Aedifex or Vassal to-be, provided that the Dreamer and the Aedifex are compatible. In rare cases, the Dreamer has to tame an Aedifex to make a contract.

    Sleepwalkers
    Sleepwalkers make up the most of world population, ignorant of the world that is Dreamscape. They are those who take dreams and mares as they are and have no control of themselves in the Dreamscape. They oftentimes forget their dreams upon waking up, but it stays true that they have travelled the Dreamscape in their sleep. Hence, the title ‘Sleepwalkers’.

    Aedifex

    Aedifex are dwellers of the Dreamscape, weaver of both dreams and mares. Each Aedifex guard an entrance to either a dream or a mare; each entrance unique from the other. As such, they are classified into two, the Luxier and the Noxis. Both classifications have open zippers when they have not made a contract with a dreamer.

      Luxier
        Luxier are the weaver of good dreams. They represent endless human desires and are believed to weave only the good. However, human desires are not limited to only good thoughts and therefore some Luxier appear dark and mare-like to represent desires that are unpleasant.

        The cavity in a Luxier’s open zipper appear to have light like that of a gentle lantern. Being in the presence of their light would bring warmth and happiness to a person. The brighter the light is, the stronger the Luxier is.


      Noxis
        Noxis are the weaver of nightmares. Believed to be evil, Noxis weave fears in order to warn. Fear is the most primitive emotion that keeps humans from doing harmful things to oneself or to others. Noxis therefore exists to balance the pleasant dreams meanwhile warning humans of their own nature and actions.

        The cavity inside a Noxis’ open zipper appears to show a night sky, but unlike the Luxier, the deeper and darker it is, the stronger a Noxis would be. Their open cavities emit a smoke-like darkness and gives off a feeling of dread. Noxis are also known to have black sclera.


      Memoria(Rare)
        Memoria are the weaver of memories. They are different from the Luxier and Noxis because their Entrances are based on people’s strongest memories. They are rare because they fade the same way memories do, parallel to how humans die. They are attached to an object which hold significance to people. Unlike the other Aedifex, they can affect the Waking World. Once the objects are held by people, the Memoria allow humans another chance to re-experience the memory, regardless if it is something worth cherishing or forgetting; this we call ‘nostalgia’. The cavity inside a Memoria’s open zipper is that of deep gold.

    Dreameaters

    As their name suggests, Dream Eaters are devourer of both dreams and mares. They are an anomaly in the Dreamscape and originate from Dreamers who were unable to go back to their own body. Consumed by both fear and desire, they have become creatures who only wish to consume. Being previous Entrancers, they are rumored to devour their vassal and parasitize Entrances, often leading to its destruction. Because they have devoured their own vassals, they inherit their traits and their zippers turn into an open rip. These rips are like an endless abyss and once touched, one can immediately turn into a Tranced.

      Tranced
        As the appearance of Dream Eaters become more apparent, Dreamwalkers and Sleepwalkers are left defenseless once the entrance they are presently in are devoured in their sleep. These Dreamers become a lower form of Dream Eaters, called Tranced. Unlike their superior kind, the Tranced are mindless and would eat about anything in their way, speeding up the process of the consumption of Entrances.

Traits


    Dreamers

    Entrancers
    • Both Entrancers and Dreamwalkers have a special mark in their eyes. The marks on the eyes of the Entrancers would appear to glow or change color after a contract is sealed.
    • The open zippers of the Aedifex are closed with a zipper lock which is unique for every Vassal.
    • Each Entrancer has an artifact on them that is similar to the zipper lock of their vassal. It enables them to be connected and communicate with their vassal even when the Entrancer is in the Waking World.


    Dreamwalkers
    • On Dreamwalkers, the mark in their eyes are almost unseen, as they appear neutral or the same color of their eyes.

    Aedifex

    Luxier
    • The Luxier’s open zipper appears to have a light that ranges to soft bright colors to white.
    • Luxier often have light colors, but because not all Luxier represent good things, some of them may appear like a Noxis.


    Noxis
    • The Noxis’ open zipper appear to have infinite darkness, hence involving dark, bold colors with the darkest being black. From these open zippers, black smoke may come out.
      The Noxis have black sclera.
    • Same as the Luxier, even if the Noxis involve dark colors, some of them are not necessarily dark. They may look akin to Luxier, save for their scleras.


    Memoria
    • The Memoria’s open zipper appears to shine a golden glow.
    • Often, Memoria have youthful appearances.

    Dream Eater

    • Dream Eaters, rather than having open zippers, have a rip. Some may appear like strange markings around an open cavity while some appear like a destroyed open zipper, like a rip. This is the remains of the Vassal consumed by their own Keepers.
    • Dream Eaters often appear as a deformed Aeon with the unnatural fusion of the previous Entrancer and its Vassal. Dream Eaters may choose to be in their human appearance save for their open rips but more often than not appear in their natural forms.

FAQs


  • How are Aedifex born? Where do they come from?
    • Aedifex appear like how our thoughts, ideas, and imaginations appear spontaneously in our minds. If there are enough people who have same thoughts/desire/fears then an aedifex will be born.

  • Can Aedifex talk? Do they have feelings?
    • Aedifex can communicate but rarely “speak” and would often talk telepathically. Those who talk are aedifex who existed for a while and have been able to observe how humans act, thus mimicking certain “human aspects”. They are familiar only towards the feelings displayed by the dreamers within their Entrances though their emotions aren’t subjected to just the ones they see. For example, most Noxis take pleasure in seeing frightened dreamers even if they only saw and knew fear all their lives.

  • What happens to the Aedifex’s Entrances when a contract is formed with an Entrancer?
    • The Vassal's entrance gets cut off from the collective consciousness of dreamers in the Dreamscape and is only now connected to its Entrancer. It is only in the Entrancer’s will if they would allow other people inside their Vassal’s entrance though it is not recommended as a Vassal will also be prone to invading dream eaters.

  • How do Vassals communicate with their Entrancer in the Waking World?
    • The zipper locks are the physical manifestation of the contract between an Entrancer and their Vassal. When the physical manifestation of the locks are attached to the Entrancer, it allows for their vassal to directly communicate with them telepathically.

  • How dangerous are Dream Eaters?
    • As Aedifex are easily born from the collective thoughts of humans, they can also be easily erased when all that is in the mind of a Dream Eater--whose existence still bore from humanity--is "devour". 

      Dream Eaters are neither human or Aedifex, and thus are foreign entities in the Dreamscape. Their very existence prove to be a threat to both Aedifex and dreamers alike. When an Entrace is consumed, so will the minds that occupy it. No matter how powerful the will of the Aedifex and those who believe in them, they will be consumed.


      Only Entrancers can defeat them because they too are foreign entities who also share existences of both human and Aedifex.

      But ironically, Dreamwalkers who have become Entrancers are more prone to become powerful Dream Eaters when their sole purpose was to impend the growth rate of Dream Eaters.

Rarity


  • Because of the nature of their existence, Memoria are extremely rare. Hence, Entrancers with Memoria Vassals are even rarer.
  • Dream Eaters are uncommon.
  • The Luxier and Noxis are the most common.
  • The stage where the adopt will be standing on is also an indication of rarity (or strength) and is rated from bronze, silver, to gold, gold being considered rare.

Notes


  • When adopting an Entrancer, an Aeon form may be requested as a discounted commission. For cases where a bid surpasses a certain value(will be indicated on the Artist’s Description), the Aeon form may be requested for free.
  • If a Dreamwalker and an Aedifex are adopted, the Dreamwalker’s class may be changed to an Entrancer. An Aeon form may be requested and will be given as a discounted commission.
  • If our designs were to be commissioned from us, a discount will be provided (Not yet available).



All information here is subject to change


The CEO and President of SEGA, Hajime Satomi, has admitted in an interview with Japanese magazine Famitsu that he feels the company has “betrayed” the trust of their fans with several titles released, and how the focus of the company will now shift to quality releases to “win back the customers’ trust”.

Highlighting the acquisition of Atlus, Satomi discusses how they’ve learned from the Japanese developers and how their North American and European markets have in the past primarily focused on “schedules”, which leads him to the conclusion they are better to release nothing at all if they continued down that path.

“As far as the Western market goes, we learned a lot from Atlus. If we can make a title with proper quality, I believe there’s a good chance for it to do well even in the West for players that like to play Japanese games.”

“I’ve been talking to the employees about how we should start putting serious consideration into quality from this point on. Especially in North America and Europe, where it’s always been more of a focus on schedules, I believe that if we can’t maintain quality, it would be better to not release anything at all.”
Satomi follows by admitting the company has “partially betrayed” their older fans with select games.

“We did our best to build a relationship of mutual trust with older fans of Sega, but looking back, there’ve been some titles that have partially betrayed that [trust] in the past 10 years.”
Satomi could of course be partially referring the recently released Sonic Boom titles on Wii U and 3DS, which shipped just 490,000 copies combined back when we reported in February, making it the worst selling major Sonic game in history. The Wii U version’s reception was especially negative, scoring just 32 from critic aggregator Metacritic – thus making it the worst reviewed Wii U title of the year.

It’s not all doom and gloom though, as Satomi says there could be a new home console game announced at the Tokyo Game Show 2015, which is in September. Could we get our first glimpse at the 25th Anniversary title?

“Since we’re seriously considering quality, I can’t make that promise for the time being, but I believe we will announce something for home console at Tokyo Game Show,”

“Sega in the ‘90s was known for its ‘brand, but after that, we’ve lost trust, and we were left with nothing but reputation. For this reason, we’d like to win back the customers’ trust, and become a ‘brand,’ once again.”

How do you feel about the comments made by SEGA’s CEO?

Art giveaway :)

Journal Entry: Tue Jul 7, 2015, 3:47 PM


Finally have the time to do the art giveaway I've been planning for awhile. It will be open until Monday the 20th of July.




The prize:

I'm giving away THREE portraits for three different winners

The portraits can be an OC, fanart, a friend, yourself, whatever.. :) Anything goes!



What do you have to do?
1. You must be a watcher. (I don't usually require this, but since it's an art giveaway it means a little more to me and I want to give it to my watchers <3 ) New watchers are welcome as well :)
2. Fave this journal
That's it!
Also, if you feel like it, leave a comment on who you'd want a portrait of :)

Aaand: If any of you wish to share this, or tag any of yours friends, that would mean a lot to me! :) It would be great to spread the word a little :)

Winners will be picked at random.
Best of luck to whoever joins Clap

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Boyfriend portrait by Sandramalie  Colourful Swift by Sandramalie  Unbreakable by Sandramalie  That Girl by Sandramalie  Self portrait by Sandramalie  Breath of Fire by Sandramalie



  • Mood: Love
COMM: Peeper Icons for GlitterBell by MelisuCOMM: Peeper Icons for Psykaleido by MelisuCOMM: Peeper Icons for Lliri by MelisuCOMM: Peeper Icons for itasasu2002 by Melisu

My summer class is almost over! yayyyy.  Sorry for not hosting my June raffle on time. ><
This raffle is for last month and this month, so 2 icons for last month and 2 for this month.

4 Peeper icons are up for grabs~
If I reach 250 watchers, I'll add another peeper to the prizes.


>> More Peeper Examples <<

Brave Frontier Elza Peeper Icon by MelisuCOMM: Peeper Icon for Hannyah by MelisuCOMM: Peeper Icon for Busbyart 2 by MelisuCOMM: Peeper Icon for Nethiza by MelisuBaymax Peeper Icon by Melisu


Winners will be picked using a random number generator


How to Enter:
  • Must be a watcher.  New watchers are welcomed, but please don't unwatch me after. ;-;
  • Fav this journal: this will be your raffle number
  • Bonus: If you make a journal/poll about my raffle, I'll add you to a list to receive an extra number.  Just comment with a link to your journal/poll

[Bonus List]



End Date: July 16th @ 5 pm PST

  • Reading: reddit
  • Playing: Brave Frontier
  • Drinking: Water

Blue Pixel Orb Blabber you don't care about

Well, it was about time I reopened these. I want to do some contests and no one wants to enter a contest without points being a prize. Since the old journal was kinda old and ugly, I decided to make this here new one. But enough of my babbling, bring out the prices!

Blue Pixel Orb Rules: 

Turquoise Bullet - F2U! I do human/humanoids only
Turquoise Bullet - F2U! Yo gore is my middle name, but I can do cute things as well
Turquoise Bullet - F2U! I have rights to decline anything I don't feel comfortable with
Turquoise Bullet - F2U! You have to pay before I do the commission, because yo it is way easier for both you and me
Rose Red Bullet - F2U! No anthros, furries, or animals please, I'm not good at them
Rose Red Bullet - F2U! No porn either
Rose Red Bullet - F2U! Not first come first serve
Rainbow Dot Bullet - F2U! If we respect each other nothing but good will come of it. 

Blue Pixel Orb Prices


Turquoise Bullet - F2U! 150X150 Pixels:
These are chibi pixels, sized at 150X150, with a translucent background, and outlined in white upon request. They come in two types, stationary and bouncy. 
Stationary Pixel:
Examples: Another point commission for Kinaaaaa by Lurkypasta Point COM for Lollylink by Lurkypasta
Price: 20Points  +10Points  for another character (Max of 2)
Bouncy Pixel:
Examples: Point COM for Lunaticlily13 by LurkypastaGift: Kappa by Lurkypasta
Price: 25Points  +10 for another character (Max of 2)


Turquoise Bullet - F2U! Icons:
Ask Me About
Example: orig03.deviantart.net/242a/f/2…
Price would be around 20 points for non-blinking, and 30 for blinking
Icons are still new to me so we'll have to talk some things out.


Turquoise Bullet - F2U! Chibis:
I don't draw them often, but I can do them!
Example: Adopts Closed by Lurkypasta
Price: 30Points for fullbody, 15Points  for half, +10Points  for another character
Backgrounds available upon request, simple backgrounds are free, more complex backgrounds are not.


Turquoise Bullet - F2U! Drawings:
Woo- time for the fun part. I'll do bust-up and partial body. No fullbody at this time because I'm still practicing some things. I WILL do ships, and I will d canonXOC if you want.
Bust-up:
Price: 40Points 
Partial body:
Examples: Art Trade: oobaka-adioo by Lurkypasta AT: Alyonyx by Lurkypasta
Price: 60Points  +20Points  for pairing 
Backgrounds available upon request, simple backgrounds are free, more complex backgrounds are not. In the examples those are simple texture backgrounds. 


Turquoise Bullet - F2U! Digital paintings
Otherwise known as my lineless art. This will always be partial body. 
Examples: Child's Play by Lurkypasta Jeff the Killer +speedpaint by Lurkypasta
Price: 80Points  +100Points  for speedpaint because it is a lot of editing work. No extra characters at this time
Background will always be texture for now. 


Blue Pixel Orb Slots

There will be 6 slots, one picture = one slot

  Username // Commission // Ref // paid?

Yellow Dot Bullet - F2U!  wolfdragonblood // Bouncy Pixel+chara // CP and Kiiro [REF] [Naga OC] // paid
Yellow Dot Bullet - F2U!  lovelymeows // Bouncy Pixel+charaship+white // Void Proxy Emma Void Proxy Mitzy // paid
Yellow Dot Bullet - F2U!  LollyLink // Stationary pixel //Candy Gram: Hikari // Paid
Yellow Dot Bullet - F2U!  Sirenosaurus // Partial body //KayMitch Ref // Paid
Yellow Dot Bullet - F2U!  LeslieElena19 // Stationary pixel // Music Note - ref // Nope
Yellow Dot Bullet - F2U!  doraeyaki // bouncypixel // Awww //Yep
Yellow Dot Bullet - F2U!  CaniffBaee // bouncypixel,chibi,bust-up // ? // Nope

Status = Open



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Cakiesona Update!

Journal Entry: Tue Jul 7, 2015, 2:38 PM



(WIP) Cakiesona Starter Pack by Sarilain

You can now use ANY clothes, hair, or accessories!  As long as they don't circumvent one of the other rules (ex. clothes or accessories that add the appearance of wings or ears).  (You don't have to have such fluffy cheeks either, you can have shorter fur!)

You can also have one floppy ear, and one non-floppy ear, as long they are the same kind of shape and fit one of the examples above.

I originally had things limited so you would have lots of fun collecting little bits and putting your character together, but the Cakie catching/battling side of things is becoming REALLY detailed and there are tons of Cakies to collect!  So it's no longer necessary.

Hope you all have fun with it!!!o3o


::Skin and CSS by Shattered-Earth::
Hello!
I Decided to open a MYO contest! =)
You have probably heard about the Kemini Species I have developed, and this is the chance for you to get your own!

Ask if you got any other questions =)


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Rules



:bulletgreen: You have to be a member of LifesOfCetris.
:bulletgreen: You can use the total of 4 trait points!
Common traits costs 0.
Uncommon traits costs 2.
Rare traits costs 4.

Kenimi does NOT have to have horns.
:bulletgreen: You have to submit to the MYO contest folder.
:bulletgreen: You are allowed to submit more then one entry, but you will only get to keep one of them.
:bulletgreen: Clothes and accessories are allowed, but keep it to a minimum.
:bulletgreen: You can either use my Lineart(link at bottom) or draw your own.
:bulletgreen: IF you are interested in questing later.. you can also choose a Rank(on the bottom of the species
ref sheet). You CANNOT choose an Ability.
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I will choose 15 winners who can keep the design they make!

Contest Ends: 21st of July (everything must be submitted within that day).
If you do not win, you can pay 10 USD/1000 points to keep the Design.
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Species info here:
Kemini species refrence -LoC by Yechii

MYO Lineart here:
kemini MYO Contest Lineart by Cetris
If you don't know how layers work, you can pay me 10 points to
put the Linearts you want in one layer, and make a base you can draw on.

take a closer look at daves art

Journal Entry: Tue Jul 7, 2015, 1:02 PM


:iconbirdpunk:
his art and his style are :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
btw he makes a rlly cool warrior cats comic, u should check it out!
pls watch him if u like his art! he really deserves it
2 by birdpunkedge lord by birdpunk-  - by birdpunk
hidden river cover by birdpunkHidden River - Page 1 by birdpunk'paws by birdpunkaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa by birdpunki clawed my way to the living room window by birdpunk


ayyyyy

playing golf

Tue Jul 7, 2015, 11:49 AM
Me: right foot, left foot
Dad: yes, but put your whole body into it!