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DDLC Newsletter: TQD
Doki Danmaku Lunatic Club:
Touhou Question of the Day.
Double Trouble Edition.
Hello and welcome to the DA side of a little project I have been doing for the last week or so. The basic premise is that every day I pose a question, either by me, or sent in by another person, to be a thought experiment for the day. Something to get your brain working on touhou idea, and to bring us all together with a bigger sense of community interaction, and to give people more ideas to work with that they may never have thought of before!
I started this last week in the WSW Discord, and I'm going to be continuing it mostly there, but I didn't want to leave the folks in the main group without the discord out of the fun, so I'm going to post a journal every week with the questions from the last week, and the second part of the project, a weekly creative prompt!

Prompt from last week:

Using the
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Eulogy For The Hero That Gave Us Heroes
Today, we lost an inspiration. A legend that gave us some of the most memorable and relatable stories to grace Super Hero stories. A man that wasn’t afraid to push the boundary between reality and fiction for generations upon generations to come.  A man that gave us the amazing Marvel universe that we know today.
As a kid, I was on and off when it came to comic books. Didn’t know a thing about them.
But when I went to theaters with my family to catch the first Spider-man movie of what would span a trilogy, I fell in love. And since then, I’ve been invested in Stan Lee’s fictional characters with a respect that’ll last years into my elder days,because he didn’t just write characters, he didn’t just write super heroes. He wrote people. Extraordinary people, capable of extraordinary things. People who, with all of their greatness, at the end of the day, are no different than you or me.
Today, the living legend of comic books became a legend t
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Due to being physically/mentally unwell, I cannot finish my and Unknown’s sketch by the deadline. Apologies to all VA’s who contributed thier lines, but luckily, we can save it for this year. (And heck, I could probably intermittently work on it throughout the year if/as I get better.) Either way, sorry for the inconveniance, but I’m really in no position at the moment to keep going.

I’ll still work on the full sketch video, assuming we got enough, so if you got any more sketches, send ‘em in.
Reminder: Dark Touhou portrayals are okay. Without them, we wouldn't have Koishi Komeiji's Heart-Throbbing Adventure, Imperfect Metamorphosis, the works of Usually Dead, Osana Reimu, or even Forbidden Scrollery. If you personally don't like them, don't watch them, but content creators are allowed to make dark Touhou works as freely as they're allowed to make lighthearted Touhou works. (And by that same token, don't knock the light works, either: we need stuff like Life of Maid, Hang In There Kogasa-San, the Walfas sketch videos, or the MMD works of Totty to brighten our days as well.)

Sure, I give DitR a lot of crap, but only because it misrepresents Touhou since it's more about Touhou fanfic culture and the self-insert fic cliches (kid gets gapped over by Yukari, meets cast, falls in love, gets midway through trying to resolve "the worst incident ever," occasionally sex and over-the-top violence, and then another author restarts where they left off, over and over again, with the characters not remembering nor learning from anything that happened). I made it dark and dystopian to get fanfic writers to think. To quote Yukari in my latest comic, "Would you like to hear about the future of Gensokyo? A future that will create enough terror to sustain the youkai indefinitely? Just imagine self-insert OCs unwittingly causing the worst incident in Gensokyo's history, over and over and over and over again... FOREVER!" Basically, DitR's not about dark fics: it's about repeating the "gappy formula" again and again and again, and it will continue until we do something different.

Here's a definitive list of what kinda Touhou fan content you're allowed to make, assuming it's not intentionally offensive or illegal:
-Anything. Period. Light Gensokyo, Dark Gensokyo, mean Reimu, nice Reimu, manipulative Yukari, heroic Yukari, serious, funny, dramatic, comedic, bittersweet, surreal, realistic, high school AUs, mecha combat AUs, AUs where everyone is sentient talking toasters, AUs where the youkai are globs of bacteria in the Gensokyo petri dish, ANYTHING.

Sure, craft is important: audiences want to be entertained, and writing/editing skills aid in this (but even then, nothing is foolproof: better craft only raises our chances of a successful project, not guarantee success). Beyond that, anything is possible.

Everyone has a Gensokyo to share, and nobody else has one like yours. Don't just blindly copy the other Gensokyos: share yours, and if it's good enough, maybe it'll be remembered among the other oft-imitated-never-replicated Gensokyos of so many others. Never let anyone tell you what "is/isn't allowed" in the Touhou community, nor its niches like Walfas, MMD, fangames, and so on: we all want original and well-executed ideas, regardless of what it is, so go ahead and share your Gensokyo with the world!

*The same applies to any other fandom. Life's too short to copy other people's ideas, so if you want to march to the beat of your own drum and give us an original portrayal of an existing series, be it light or dark, DO IT!

DitR!Yukari vs. WotA!Yukari
As I try to warm up my Walfas muscles for 2019, I've decided to kick things off by showing off the one thing I'm most proud of in Wrath of the Amanojaku: it actually sets straight my feelings on Yukari Yakumo, not to mention put into words the point of Diamond in the Rough (i.e., "Hey, if Yukari Yakumo keeps gapping in all these self-insert OCs to resolve "the worst incident ever," and they keep disappearing, but then she keeps bringing in more to cause even more incidents, why the HELL is she doing this over and over again?!") and why it's not canon whatsoever.

I said it once and I'll say it again, WotA is the anti-DitR. And I think this about sums up why.

NOTE: I feel like I need to say this explicitly, but I'm neither for or against dark Touhou stories. You're allowed to make whatever Touhou fan content you want. It's just I constantly keep getting accused of being anti-dark or pro-dark because of DitR (often at the same time by the same people). It's more that DitR is a misrepresentation of the core of Touhou: it's more about Touhou fanfics than Touhou as a series, and is only best enjoyed if you're familiar with the tropes it plays with (self-inserts all repeatedly getting gapped in by Yukari, meet the entire cast, fall in love, get caught up in "the worst incident ever," over and over and over again, one after the other). If you like dark Gensokyo, go ahead: I won't stop you, and I encourage you to share your version of Gensokyo with the world, otherwise we wouldn't have works like Koishi Komeiji's Heart-Throbbing Adventure, Imperfect Metamorphosis, the works of UsuallyDead, or (to a lesser extent) Osana Reimu and even ZUN's own Forbidden Scrollery. We need dark works to balance out our light works and expand our view of Touhou Project. I made DitR to discourage unoriginal self-insert fics, not necessarily dark fics as a whole, nor good and original self-insert fics.

Hand props by Ceej39.
Edited in Comipo.
It's time to believe in Gensokyo once more...

WotAPosterBelievePromo by Spaztique

Now that the full first draft of Wrath of the Amanojaku is finished, it's time for the rewrites!

And yes, you can read the whole dang first draft by checking the main development page! That's right! All of it! Much like how Diamond In The Rough was screened in its multi-hour entirety with scenes blanked out before it was uploaded in cut-up form to Youtube, you can actually read it from beginning to end, from the opening battle of Hopeless Masquerade to the final celebration of Seija's defeat. The only thing that's missing is the art, polishing the dialogue, and filling in the plot holes.

And that's where YOU come in!

Come join the WotA Development Crew (name pending) and help fill in those plot holes, polish the dialogue, and possibly even provide art for the 3000+ panels!

Dev Chat Rules:
  1. The Common Sense Rule: Don't be a jerk, don't post NSFW materials, don't harass people, don't be annoying, no illegal content, and so on. Anything that would commonly violate rules on other servers is the gist of Rule 1.
  2. The Criticism Non-Retaliation Rule: Don't be a jerk to someone who submits an idea you don't like, or if your idea doesn't get accepted. Criticism is fine, disagreeing is fine, but attacking others over not using your idea or having their idea accepted instead is not fine. Let others have their opinions, just as they give you room for yours. The goal of the chat is to make WotA better, so if your idea doesn't get in, it's nothing personal.
(Note: Those with a long-enough history of breaking either of those above rules may be refused from the WotA Development Crew chat. If in doubt, ask me first.)

Things to remember when joining:
  • This is a project chat, not a "hang out and have fun" chat: you're here to beta-read and co-edit. Yes, we'll likely take breaks and do stuff outside of the chat like play games and watch videos, but the sole purpose, first and foremost, is getting WotA done by either 2019-2020 and making it good. If you're going to join, you're joining because you want to help. Reading WotA is not necessarily a requirement (you can be brought up to speed and get context if you want), but there will be spoilers.
  • WotA is a PG comic! The worst words the comic uses is crap and hell, the youkai deaths are just them exploding into sparks, and there's no blood or gore. We cannot accept any suggestions that use any foul language beyond this or any scenes that use excess violence. 
  • How can we make the comic enjoyable for Touhou fans, but still also make it accessible to newcomers? How can we make WotA a good intro to Touhou for people who stumble upon it? This means non-Touhou editors will also get a special editing credit as an outsider to the series: their input is just as valuable.
  • Changing a line of dialogue is fine as long as the subtext/function of the line is still there. Look for ways to shorten/sweeten a line in a way that doesn't change the original intent.
  • Beware complexity addiction, keep additions to a bare minimum, aim to cut content more than add. Unlike DitR, WotA should have a very streamlined and accessible story: Reimu and co. have the main story, while there are five subplots divided by Aya, Cirno, Byakuren & Miko, Raiko, and the Grassroots Youkai. There are three distinct acts: Act 1 is Chapters 1-3, Act 2 is Chapters 4-7, and Act 3 is Chapters 8-10. Ideally, our goal is for readers not to get lost or confused. Each section should aim for a distinct feeling: Act 1 is the calm before the storm as Seija meddles with Gensokyo behind the scenes, Act 2 is the heroines scrambling to contain the incident, and Act 3 is the final battle against Seija. Let's try to keep this no more complex than it currently is.
  • Those who join and contribute will be credited in the final credits. My role is mainly director and head writer, but I'll make sure everyone who contributes gets credit where credit is due.

That's really all there is to it.

If you have Discord, here's the link to the server! Let's make this the best dang Walfas comic ever made!

WotA Update: Haven’t had time to post the official announcement of the Wrath of the Amanojaku development chat yet, so if you want in, just ask and I’ll send the link for now.

This will be a public group, but still looking for folks with mod experience to help maintain the place, so in addition to needing time for a full announcement, I also need a mod crew. Apply if interested.


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David Z.
Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
United States
Project updates, personal news, and daily advice (unless I'm sick or something comes up) can be found on my Tumblr blog.

I'm an writer, musician, tutor, animator, voice actor, artist, quasi-life coach, and generally nice guy.

I make satirical comics, animated comedy videos, and tons of guides on everything from writing to psychology. I specialize in prefab programs like Garry's Mod, Walfas, MMD, ComiPo, and so on. I mainly use them as outlets for my writing.

I'm a huge Touhou fan (as you might tell by half the content on my page) and own virtually all of the games (yes, I do play the games), and although I'm pretty knowledgeable about the series, I'm not the "end-all-be-all authority" on Touhou: all of my knowledge comes from Touhou Wiki and the guidebooks. I tend to be vocal about emphasizing good ol' vanilla content, but I still think you're free to do what you want. (I will warn you that non-vanilla content has always been hard, no matter the series.)

As much as I like making stuff, my goal is to help other people make stuff. I do my best to help people hold higher standards for themselves both online and offline. In addition to all of my writing and Walfas guides, I also write tons of psychology/self-help guides based on stuff that's help me and others. Again, I'm no expert: I just really like sharing ideas I think others would find useful.

One of my big goals is to help improve both the Walfas community and its public image within the Touhou community. We've already come a long way from the early days in 2008, and it's already gotten to a point where the Walfas community has been invited to speak at multiple anime conventions. My hope is to continue I raising the community's standards higher so that Walfas becomes even more widely accepted among Western Touhou fandom.

If you meet me, please don't treat me like some superstar or infallible god: I just make the stuff I make as a hobby, and all I really want is to fit in, help people out, and have fun. If you hang out in the Walfas community long enough, you will encounter me, and you'll find I'm just an ordinary guy behind the insanely high production values and personal standards. I'm not omnipotent, so don't treat me as such (it never ends well for anybody). Treat me as you would treat your friends. (Or, if you're socially awkward, treat your friends as you would treat me.)

You may use any of my original characters or my DNA in any of your projects without my permission unless I explicitly say, "Don't do that." Of course, this is extremely rare, so go ahead and use them. All of my OC DNAs are in this thread, but my most used DNAs are down below.

I have a very, VERY sarcastic sense of humor, but if I include you as a cameo, it's because I admire you or your work, so any off-color jokes I make are only out of good fun. (In real life, I actually avoid being a smartass because it's actually quite harmful to both the self and others. I believe it should only be reserved for writing satires because it's a powerful tool for getting points across.)

I am also very, VERY critical: I have absurdly high standards for art of all mediums, but not to be a jerk, but because I think everyone has more potential than they think. We're all prone to mistakes (even me), but some do more than others, and I want to help them become the best whatever they can be. My biggest lesson to everyone is this: you are better than you think you are, always. So, if you ever think I'm mad at you or someone or out to get anyone, I'm not: I'm just blunt, and I have a "forgive and forget" policy unless you really go out of your way (and I mean reeeaaally go out of your way), in which I'd otherwise just stop talking to you.

Character DNA:
:bulletblue: Spaztique - 3.39:Spaz:100:225:134:216:209:2:0:0:0:136:0:42250D

:bulletgreen: Bunny - 3.39:bunny:100:0:226:302:116:8:0:0:0:0:0:654E3D
:bulletgreen: FClown - FClown: 3.39:fclown:100:0:164:279:209:3:4:4:0:0:0:654E3D

:bulletred: Chouko Sora - 3.39:Chouko:94:0:160:237:177:41:0:50:0:0:0:624314
:bulletred: Nadia Su - 3.39:Nadia:72:265:133:287:150:3:93:10:0:0:0:FE3B53
:bulletred: Trevor Terry Chase - 3.39:Chase:72:0:128:148:226:49:0:68:0:0:0:352F12
:bulletred: Jack Diehard - 3.39:Jack:108:0:170:235:211:3:31:10:0:0:0:FFE953
:bulletred: Maxamillion Jazzhands - 3.39:Jazzhands:100:221:170:197:120:25:0:0:0:141:0:41342B
:bulletred: Pretty Pretty Pony - 3.39:gwllllkkkk!!!:100:274:217:302:199:114:96:84:0:0:0:24A3E1

:bulletblue: Advice-A-Day
:bulletblue: Ao Usagi Tribute Show - Season 1
:bulletblue: The Shin(g)o Incident (co-written by TTBNC)
:bulletblue: Walfas Satire (ongoing)
:bulletblue: Diamond In The Rough: A Self-Insert Deconstruction (co-written by BrolliDiamondback and the Walfas/Touhou community at large)
:bulletblue: Unleash The Hermit Within

Production Status:
:bulletgreen: All systems go!

Current Main Project: What I'm working on right now.
:bulletgreen: Wrath of the Amanojaku

Side Projects: What I'm working on in my spare time.
:bulletgreen: Twilight of the Hakurei Reboot
:bulletgreen: Virgin Killer Club

To Come...: What I plan to eventually get to.
:bulletyellow: Ao Usagi Tribute Show Season 2
:bulletyellow: Koishi's Heart-Throbbing Abridgement
:bulletyellow: Touhou Sketches: Chen Edition

Shelved Projects: Projects that have been started on, but not finished.
:bulletyellow: Voidspawn (NaNoWriMo Project)
:bulletyellow: Loveless City (NaNoWriMo Project)
:bulletyellow: We're Watching You (And We're Bored As Hell) (NaNoWriMo Project)
:bulletyellow: Flight of the Steel Butterfly
:bulletyellow: Walfas Satire: The Movie: The Comic!

In Development Hell: Projects I've had no time to work on at all.
:bulletred: Five Dangerous Months At The Hinata Inn
:bulletred: Legend of Derp (co-written by TTBNC, unknown status)
:bulletred: Mind The Gap

Scrapped Projects: Projects that can no longer be worked on.
:bulletblack: DitR Sequel/DitR After Story
:bulletblack: Tablegeddon

Journal History

If I do "Doki Doki Literature Club: Write Me An Ending LIVE" again for Valentine's Week 2019, what would you like to see? 

21 deviants said Keep the same spirit, but different: Have the same half-postmodern-comedy half-tragic-romance tone from last year's stream, but different gags and dialogue.
14 deviants said Go for more comedy: Throw out the serious stuff and focus entirely on gags, jokes, and fourth-wall breaks.
7 deviants said Change very little: Keep the same basic script from last year, but refine some of the jokes and meta plot stuff.


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SilSinn9801 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
Why is it that almost every YouTube Walfas animator also has a DeviantArt presence? I am one of your subscribers there on YT, and now that I discover you are also here, I feel obligated to watch you here as well.
Ceej39 Featured By Owner May 25, 2019  Hobbyist Filmographer
Happy birthday, Spaz!
LunaPrincessNinjato Featured By Owner May 24, 2019  Hobbyist Filmographer
:hinaspinplz: Happy Birthday to you:yuyukospinplz: 

Enjoy your day :marisaspinplz: 
Thermyon-Vulcronus Featured By Owner May 24, 2019
Happy Birthday.
Sneakyfox55 Featured By Owner May 24, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday!
Sandrag1 Featured By Owner May 24, 2019  Professional Artist
Hey there spaz! Have a wonderful birthday!
whitebearboy Featured By Owner May 24, 2019
Happy Birthday! birthday cake 
AlyssaWalfas40 Featured By Owner May 24, 2019  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday Mr. Spaz ^^
Drifter-Dx Featured By Owner May 24, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
I heard it was your birthday from Tobito

Happy Birthday!
tsunetake1012 Featured By Owner May 24, 2019  Student
Happy Birthday!! Happy Birthday Godliek :D 
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