What if the Katawa Shoujo was...

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What if the Katawa Shoujo was...

Post by HSektor » Sun Feb 20, 2011 3:07 pm

..about mental illness and psychiatric problems instead Physic disabilities? What would be they Psychological Pathologies?

(No, KS Devs, I'm not demanding anything like this for the game. Is just a "What if" thread)

Also, for now lets ignore the "special school scenario".

My guesses

Rin - ADD
Misha - ADHD (OH, SURPRISE!)
Shizune - No idea...
Emi - Anorexia maybe?
Lilly - No ideia...
Hanako - social phobia
Kenji - Paranoid personality disorder
Hisao - YOU'RE TOO NORMAL, GET OUT OF MY THERAPY
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Re: What if the Katawa Shoujo was...

Post by Minister of Gloom » Sun Feb 20, 2011 3:31 pm

A. Nobody is going to send his child to a special school because of ADD or ADHD, even if they are the type who fiercely object "mind control toxins" like Ritalin.
B. There's something very similar (and very good) on the Fan-Fiction forum. Look for it.
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Re: What if the Katawa Shoujo was...

Post by HSektor » Sun Feb 20, 2011 3:51 pm

Minister of Gloom wrote:A. Nobody is going to send his child to a special school because of ADD or ADHD, even if they are the type who fiercely object "mind control toxins" like Ritalin.
I know that, is just a hypothetical question.

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Re: What if the Katawa Shoujo was...

Post by Darlat » Sun Feb 20, 2011 3:56 pm

HSektor wrote:
Minister of Gloom wrote:A. Nobody is going to send his child to a special school because of ADD or ADHD, even if they are the type who fiercely object "mind control toxins" like Ritalin.
I know that, is just a hypothetical question.
I kinda agree with him though, i don't go to a special school and i've got both aspergers (not that i consider it a disability rather than an inconvenience regarding being drawnback) and ADHD, but seriously, it would need to be something more severe, like downs syndrome (might be a little extreme? idk, i just don't know many mental disabilities).

But then again all mental disabilities are actually physical disabilities if you want to be technical about it.
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Re: What if the Katawa Shoujo was...

Post by HSektor » Sun Feb 20, 2011 4:15 pm

Ok, what IF they had both? The disability and the mental illness?
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Re: What if the Katawa Shoujo was...

Post by Leotrak » Sun Feb 20, 2011 4:48 pm

Then it'd suck to be them >_>

I'm slightly offended, by the way, that you listed autistic disorders among your possibilities -_- There's way more autistic folks that can manage to be a "normal" part of society than autistic folks that can't, without the need of a school tailored to them.

I would know, I'm one of 'em.
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Re: What if the Katawa Shoujo was...

Post by Napalm » Sun Feb 20, 2011 5:56 pm

I guess retardation can be pretty moe. Also, there could be Yanderes.
But the most interesting of all would be what mental illness would the main character have, and how the devs would go about it. It would be pretty interesting to see things from his point of view, but at the same time, it would take a dev with the same illness to get it right.
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Re: What if the Katawa Shoujo was...

Post by HSektor » Sun Feb 20, 2011 6:27 pm

Leotrak wrote:Then it'd suck to be them >_>

I'm slightly offended, by the way, that you listed autistic disorders among your possibilities -_- There's way more autistic folks that can manage to be a "normal" part of society than autistic folks that can't, without the need of a school tailored to them.

I would know, I'm one of 'em.
Sorry if I offended you, it wasn't my objective. I have a illness too, is Borderline. Also, I just did the thread to "link" the characters from KS to mental illness instead Physic disabilities. It was just a experiment, I totally deleted the "special school" scenario.
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Re: What if the Katawa Shoujo was...

Post by G3n0c1de » Sun Feb 20, 2011 10:38 pm

Actually, Hanako's disability is primarily psychological already.

Low blow, HSektor.
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Re: What if the Katawa Shoujo was...

Post by Darlat » Mon Feb 21, 2011 12:28 pm

Napalm wrote:I guess retardation can be pretty moe.
It's not a trait that makes you moe, it's how you use it.
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Re: What if the Katawa Shoujo was...

Post by vaelant » Mon Feb 21, 2011 12:53 pm

Hanako would be Severe Social Anxiety and Pyrophobia
Hanako > Shizune > Lily > Rin > Ami

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Re: What if the Katawa Shoujo was...

Post by Verett » Tue Feb 22, 2011 10:49 am

vaelant wrote:Pyrophobia
I laughed at this harder than I should have.

I'd imagine Kenji would be completely insane.

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Re: What if the Katawa Shoujo was...

Post by Leotrak » Tue Feb 22, 2011 10:57 am

Verett wrote:I'd imagine Kenji would be completely insane.
I'm pretty sure he already is :P
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Re: What if the Katawa Shoujo was...

Post by ElisaMasah » Tue Feb 22, 2011 10:59 am

Leotrak wrote:
Verett wrote:I'd imagine Kenji would be completely insane.
I'm pretty sure he already is :P
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Re: What if the Katawa Shoujo was...

Post by Minister of Gloom » Tue Feb 22, 2011 12:07 pm

Would that make Hisao the Cheshire Cat?
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