Past me set up a reminder for a creative prompt month and I wrote a snippet of western-themed interactive fiction as a reflex.
Place your feet firmly on the ground. Take a few deep breaths. Keeping your eyes open, look around you and notice details of your surroundings.
Luz leaned in a way that she felt was rakish, elbow on the counter. She fished in the collapsed bag with one hand and pulled out a tiny cardboard box covered in a pretty design and closed with a wax seal. “This week’s indulgence.”
Sissy rested her chin on her fist and looked at Ribbon. Looked at her friend. The realization that Ribbon was her friend was startling and precious and she set it aside to examine later.
Okay, lets make a fake CRT look on some pixel art. This is all Photoshop based! Procreate just isn’t as robust and hates single pixel action. It’s not a perfect tutorial, but it is a good jumping-off point to play around. I half wrote this out so I remember what I did, because I like how it looks. Whether it’s super accurate is up for debate, but the vibe is there. The source here helped a lot in figuring out how to offset the various colour channels: https://www.reddit.com/r/photoshop/comments/yw32o/comment/c5zkkqy/ Open your image…