Ho ho ho! It's finally here! Episode 10 of White Hard-Mode.
Geeze, it's been ages hasn't it? Not even going to go back and count how long it was since the last episode (it would probably depress me too much.) This definitely took longer than I thought it would to finish, it's been sitting at roughly 75% done for a while now, but I just couldn't make myself sit down and finish it. Kinda lost some of that will power I guess.
This Episode's kinda on the shorter side, and it's not really very plot heavy. The content of this Episode was almost contained to an Episode 9.5 style sketch filler, until I remembered a certain set piece that I needed to touch on in the plot. I also thought it would be nice to come back with a kind of sillier episode since there's been so much plot in the story lately ("lately" maybe not being the right word...) For those of you disappointed by this, don't despair, the next Episode gets back to the intrigue.
I think this Episode is very comparable to FireRed: Hard-Mode Episode 15 (the Safari Zone episode.) Just a silly romp with weird supporting characters. But remember, in the end of Episode 15 Ruby's Charizard evolved, so don't be so sure there's nothing of significance waiting at the end of this one either...
I guess I should also possibly post some kind of trigger warning? I'm not sure if anyone who follows my stuff actually needs one of these (otherwise you'd likely have blocked my site some time ago) but there is a panel on this page that some might find disturbing, hopefully no one gets upset.
Anyway, here's hoping the next one comes along a bit quicker. Hope everyone enjoys the comic!
It's good to be back.
Further insight into the evil genius mind of Sirius, truly, this is a plan that makes sense and would work 100% in the real world.
Unfortunately I've gotta cut this blog post short, got held really late at work today and I've got other engagements to get to (and on top of that my laptop is slugging along at record slowness.)
Also, sadly Space Cat will be taking a short hiatus, but it will be back soon. I'll let Tate explain (and I'll try to get some actual content out on my end in the meantime to fill the space):
So a little bit of bad news. I recently got hired to help create an animated music video (think Gorrilaz style) for a certain big-name band I can't disclose. For the next couple of weeks, I really need to focus on this gig. Due to the tight deadlines, Space Cat will need to go on a small break.
I hope you'll find it in your heart to forgive me. I know your homes won't feel as full without Space Cat, Namdraft, and the lovable Curiosity visiting every week, but they will be back as soon as I get done with this job.
We'll be back soon!
Time for your weekly dose of Astro Feline--slightly bigger page than usual edition!
Our heroes continue to to recoup from Sirius's schemes, lets hope they don't make any unwise decisions or oversights along the way...don't worry, I hear this Venus Alpha fellow is as loyal a soldier as they come, he'll watch their backs.
In other news I'm making some pretty good progress on Hard-Mode, so hopefully we'll be seeing that soon, though it's still too early to make any predicitons/promises. Episode 10 will come out...someday!
Anyway, in the interest of keeping that promise, I'm gonna get back to working on it, instead of trying to think of more things to fill this blog post.
All the plot threads are coming to a head! All these familiar faces returning, there's nobody who can't show up again!
...well, except all those people who are dead. They're still dead--people stay dead in Space Cat.
Speaking of dead, I'm not! I survived Comikaze! Still have yet to ever be recognized among the crowds, but that's fine with me (and not unexpected.) Had a pretty good time, saw some cool cosplays. Would recommend.
Was kinda bummed the only thing they had going on in the gaming room was a Yugioh tourney though (everyone knows it's all about dat mtg.)
Anyway, there's a small chance we MIGHT have a one week hiatus from Space Cat following this strip, but nothing's confirmed yet.
...and I know I sound like a broken record at this point, but more info on Hard-Mode will come soon. Sorry, sorry...be patient pls.
See you next week (or not?)
Remember that team that General Namdraft was assembling way back on page 36? No? So what if that was over 30 pages ago, that's no excuse! (also I put it in the recap so yeah)
I know I keep saying this, but we're now in the final act of Space Cat. Actually I'd say it officially began last page, but I don't remember if I mentioned it. We're only 40ish pages away from the end now.
In other news, I'm going to be at Comikaze in LA on Saturday, so as usual, say hi if you see me (though so far this has never happened to me at a con, but hey, you could be the first!) This time I even promise not to get lost there for a year! (haha, haha...don't beat me up at the con pls...)
Anyway, still working on Hard-Mode, I guess I might have to post some progress evidence soon so it doesn't look like I'm making it up, I swear I really am working on it! I'm just busy/slow!
Anyway, until next week,