Livestream at 2hPm east as per usual. featuring the making of the new background for the site : the Kyorl clan.
Faen and Ariel by Lunareth, who kindly underlined this day.
Sorry to make anyone else feel old, drowtales is now 14 years old. This site and the main serie is older than facebook, youtube, tumblr, gmail,and many other pillars of the current internet. I started it in a very different era, where geocities and yahoo were a thing. April 17 2001 was special time to begin a webcomic. A time when having your own site was a difficult thing, pne i programmed by myself during college, and was made into my end of year project to display in class. With projects such as the oekaki board, forum, top list and monthly art contest to vote on. (does anyone else even remember oekakis?) So yes i was 18 back then, Ariel and Faen did exist already but as NPCs for players to interact with and of course, they were nothing like their current incarnation. For that matter the third of these old character is the naga from the story ending this week who interestingly enough did have 6 arms back then, matching more acurately what she became at the end of the story.
All three of them may still exist in some old sketchbooks, deep in our storage, to be dugged out someday… What else to be said? i start this site to meet other artists. Well, alright, success. I did meet hundred of artists in my carreer. So many that now a lot of them have come and gone, becoming memories at this point. Leaving the work in progress that we all contributed to, which i hope to see completed someday. Yes the chapters are long nowadays, but only because i am trying to wrap things up. There is an ending, it will be done. As to when, i don’t know. Next chapter is beldrobbaen and will wrap up one ongoing plot. The next is Kyorl. Then Sarghress. After these 3 we’ll reach what i thought would be the third and final arc. How many chapters that will be, i do not know but i’ve no intention to re-introduce everything like i did for arc 2.
And tsukiko who also joined in on this day with a celebration of her own.
in a few moment , the anniversary special will go in the main archive. Drawn by Kite too so expect something cute!