Sequels

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A mechanism for different kinds of follow-up is closely associated with the business world of the film so it could not miss in the game. The sequel is not a feature of the film. Thinking about the sequel should begin at the time the scenario. It will have few consequences. First of all a continuation of must be an initiative of the player. Therefore, he will have to create (not buy) scenario and creating a select that is supposed to be the sequel to (of course a particular film on which it is based). You must then select the exact type of follow-up, which may take one of the following values: Classic the sequel to the, spinoff, remake, reboot or the prequel.

When you specify the basic information a new scenario, where all the parameters are copied as default (species, humor/violence/sex, ending, as well as the full list of roles). Of course, the player will be able to modify any of these parameters.

Note: If a player wants to make the continuation of the film, which the species not yet unlocked, will have to change his genre ... which can have serious consequences for the viewers of the final work.

What will affect the sequels

The fact that the film will be the sequel to in no way affects the quality. Continuations increase advertising potential, however, due to the the hypethat they generate. Player for free nothing gets in addition to more ads without the need to hire popular (expensive) developers. This is also in line with reality, where in most cases the sequels are based on the popularity of the original but for example. There are already less popular actors compared with those of the original.

This means that the player does not get free any tangible benefits and only database of fans of the original production. Whether fans will choose movie depends on the manufacturer (how much will advertise new production). The manufacturer, in turn, will receive a larger base of fans that can reach with your ad.

Types of sequels

Here are the types of sequels, which you can produce in the game and their meanings:

  • Sequel – the classic continuation.
  • Prequel – tells the story that happened before the events described in the original.
  • Spinoff -is derived from the original but describes the story of a hero, theme or event more accurately, regardless of the original.
  • Reboot -cancels the previous stories and starts a new building on the same heroes.
  • Remake -the produce again the same movie usually many years later.

If you select a specific type of continuation will of course consequences about which you will read later in this text.

Sequels and creators

When we have finished the sequel scenario we can go to produce the proper movie. At this point, the actors will be automatically ordered to the roles that odtwarzali in the original. There are, however, two derogations to this rule. When the actor is not available and if the creator will not be interested in making the continuation.

Better actors and directors may not want to participate in this project (especially where the original came out poorly). In the case of some directors can they claim more freedom to want to agree to work on the sequel.

Of course, if we want to recruit the creator at the original it will ask for a higher fee than normal. This is, however, justified because whether viewers will want to see the sequel also depends on the cast that is, whether they will see a familiar heroes and alumni on their roles.

Interesting fact. In the sequel, by default, the creators and characters that play are copied to a new scenario in the same kinds of roles (in supporting, and episodic). However, you can manually modify the role types. You can for example. in the main spinoffie of the characters make one of the supporting characters or episodic. The only condition is that this character was the same sex and play the same role (role name-as).

Sequels and advertising, audience and festivals

Tworzenie sequela, a później odpuszczenie sobie jego reklamy nie ma sensu… stąd nieodłączną akcją przy tworzeniu sequela musi być odpowiednia kampania reklamowa, która ma dotrzeć do jak największej liczby oryginalnej widowni. Jako punkt wejściowy zakłada się popularność oryginału czyli 50% widownię, która potencjalnie byłaby zainteresowana obejrzeniem jakiegoś rodzaju sequela. Następnie bierze się pod uwagę ocenę filmu (im lepsza tym więcej osób czeka na kontynuację i odwrotnie – jeżeli ktoś się zawiódł na oryginale niekoniecznie musi być zainteresowany dalszymi losami bohaterów).

How big the hype will have a continuation of (that is, how much of the original audience visits the cinema to see the sequel) depends on its type. And so:

  • Sequel -base is 100% of the original audience, and the percentage depends on the fans of the same species, target and the cast. Feature of sequel is the fact that if the Transporter 2 is the sequel to the Transporter is Transporter 3 can only be the sequel Transporter 2 (and not the original Transporter).
  • Prequel as the sequel to the limitation here is the fact that the type of follow-up can be done only for the first film in the series (it is not possible to make a prequel to the film, which already is a sequel).
  • Spinoff -depends on the amount of artists who come from the original (may be a different species and an), the base is 50% of the audience the original
  • Reboot -Depending on the similar to the sequel, but only 25% of the potential of the original,
  • Remake -remake has a similar potential for a sequel but makes sense only 10 years after the shooting of the original filmed previously strongly limits the potential of advertising (the audience watches the original instead of a remake)

The jury of festivals are reluctant to grant the prize kontynuacjom. This is due to the fact that the jury is usually looking for fresh and new in the movies, and not having to take the known schemas. In addition, the larger the number the film in a series of chances for prizes are decreasing.

Jedno z pytań, które padło dotyczące typów sequeli odnosiło się do Reboota i tego dlaczego ma on tylko 25% potencjału oryginalnej widowni. Otóż najczęstszym powodem Reboota jest zmęczenie materiału. Kiedy widownia ma już dość aktualnego uniwersum, gdzie każda kolejna część zjada swój własny ogon. Stąd wielu fanów oryginału już skreśliła daną serię (i pozostanie wierna tylko jej oryginałowi – uzna, że reboot to profanacja kultowej serii).

As you can see the logic of standing with the release is quite complicated ... but I hope this makes twice thought if you really want to shoot the continuation and, if so, what kind.

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