I don’t really say opinions a lot on here when it comes to other AUs but like…
It genuinely upsets me that AUs like Swapfell have gone through such a beating because of people taking ideas and forcing creators to leave. It’s kind of why I never do anything with it because just.. I’ve seen too many ugly sides of people just because of that one thing.
I want to safely be able to draw a thing and not be yelled at that I tagged it wrong or that it’s “actually this version”–because I’ve seen the policing. I think everyone’s seen that attitude somewhere and can understand why it’s repelled a lot of potential fans. (And yet, the people who STARTED the mess said not to go around attacking each other… but that’s conveniently what certain fans have chosen to ignore.)
If you ever see me draw Swapfell, just know that it’s @maxladcomics or @flamefiends interpretations of it, because I’m too exhausted to sift through the chaos and mess other people have started with that.
(On that note, I am looking for an Underswap mun to collaborate with. I’ve gotten some requests to do some AU-Meets stuff with them but I’m frankly not interested in crafting my own interpretation of that AU for various technical reasons. If you write or do Underswap stuff and wanna share with me, shoot me an IM about it so I can check it out and we can get to talking!
I’d also appreciate it if you were over 18 if you choose to approach me.)