Scenes: How-To

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    • First: find a non-intrusive place to lay out the scene. This location should make sense to the RP you are intending to facilitate with the scene.
    • If you are placing an object, use a /me to indicate that you are placing the object before you add the scene.
    • Open your chat box (T) and type the prefix to the scene command: "/scene"
    • Follow "/scene" with the text you want to include in your scene.
      • You can include "~n~" anywhere in your scene's text to create a line space.
    • After describing your scene, press enter. You'll be prompted with a menu consisting of various options you can use to customize your scene.



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    • A red dot will appear along with your scene text, this is the visual indicator of where your scene will be placed.
    • A UI Menu will also appear on the right hand side, this is where you can edit the visual presentation and duration of your scene.
    • Menu Options are as follows:
      • Select Font - Compact, Sleek and Ledger
      • Text Size - Use arrow keys to make the fonts larger or smaller. Remember not to go to the extremes with this.
      • Text Shadow - This shadows the text, usually making the scene easier to read on lighter backgrounds.
      • Background - The style of box behind your scene. Use the arrows to set the background style as you wish.
      • Background Height - Use the arrow keys to set the background height. This is the vertical spacing of the box background. Remember to make it as tight around the text as possible.
      • Background Width - Use the arrow keys to set the background width. This is the horizontal spacing of the box background. Remember to make it as tight around the text as possible.
      • Background Color - Use the arrow keys to select the color of your background. Tip: Use a color that is within the scheme of the item or thing you are describing in your scene OR us a color that coordinates with the background it's being placed upon.
      • Background Opacity - Use the arrow keys to change the intensity of the background color. 200% is full opacity.
      • Background X - Use the arrow keys to move the background horizontally behind the text. The larger the number it will move to the right, the smaller the number it will move to the left.
      • Background Y - Use the arrow keys to move the background vertically. The larger the number it will move the background up, the smaller number will move the background down.
      • Background Rotation - Use the arrow keys to rotate the background behind the text. The larger the number will rotate the background clockwise. The smaller the number will rotate the background counter clockwise.
      • Scene Duration - Use the Arrow keys to set the scene duration. This is the length of time your scene will state active on the server it's placed upon.
      • Show Scene Duration - Setting this to No will remove the time duration in front of the scene your are setting. This is indicated by the amount of hours prior the scene was set.
      • Interact Function - At this time scene interaction functions are very limited.




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    • Once You are finished editing your scene Press R [Confirm] to set the scene. X will Cancel the scene and J will prompt a help menu.
    • Congratulations you have now set a scene!



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    • Another Scene command you may find useful is the /scenehide command. This will hide all scenes, (useful for those of us that take screenshots ;)) you can turn scenes back on by entering the command again.



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    • Finally you may run into situations that you need to remove a scene. You can do so by entering the /sceneremove command.
    • Reminder you should be providing some sort of RP for removing the scene. (Example: using /me of removal actions)
      • Just removing a scene can be considered FailRP.




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    Enjoy the scenes of our world. Use them properly. Check out our Scene Guide here