How'd you find yourself here?

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Re: How'd you find yourself here?

Post by ziamatt » Thu Jan 19, 2012 2:21 pm

I downloaded the demo that was released last year on a recommendation from posters from GameFAQs Current Events board. I never got around to even playing it though, and sort of forgot about it until I saw CE talking about the full release. Now I'm obsessed.


Re: How'd you find yourself here?

Post by Guest » Thu Jan 19, 2012 2:28 pm

Searched for game son tpb and saw katawa shoujo on top 100

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Re: How'd you find yourself here?

Post by Mahorfeus » Thu Jan 19, 2012 2:47 pm

Learned about the game the day it came out from the Escapist magazine.

Spared myself from getting killed by anticipation. DX
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Re: How'd you find yourself here?

Post by Tomate » Thu Jan 19, 2012 2:53 pm

A fellow basement dweller told me about the game way back when the act1 was released. Joined the forum after i downloaded the full version.
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Re: How'd you find yourself here?

Post by pauper » Thu Jan 19, 2012 2:55 pm

Saw it on /a/, got curious about it when people started telling about how good it actually was, and since I was bored so I decided to check it out.

The first thing i noticed when I downloaded it was that I had played a beta version of it once before, sadly it crashed after a while.

I'm still very happy that I gave this game a chance, this game actually changed my view of life a bit.
Completed paths:
Hanako - Good ending
Shizune - Good ending
Emi - Good ending
Rin - Bad ending :$
Lilly - Bad and good ending

English isn't my first language, so I might make some mistakes when I write something ; )

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Re: How'd you find yourself here?

Post by Ryto » Thu Jan 19, 2012 3:13 pm

I'd like to say I found the game by being told about it by a friend on facebook. That would be a lie. I actually found it by randomly visiting the rule 34 image website thing, and the featured picture of the day was a Katawa Shoujo one. It intrigued me, and my life will never be the same.
100% Complete.
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Re: How'd you find yourself here?

Post by danibazan14 » Thu Jan 19, 2012 4:01 pm

I saw a video on youtube mentioning Katawa Shoujo. decided to do a bit of research. and found the game. downloaded the full version and after completing emi's route i joined the chat. after joining the chat i joined the forum. so thats that
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Emi's and Hanako's Route completed so far

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Re: How'd you find yourself here?

Post by Guest » Thu Jan 19, 2012 4:09 pm

It was a long process, but...

1. Clannad anime
2. Episode 24 was actually epic in comparison to episode 1-23 combined
3. So it was Tomoyo route.
4. googled for more info
5. oh, so it's a VN.
6. Hongfire
7. The world of VNs

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Re: How'd you find yourself here?

Post by kidlat020 » Thu Jan 19, 2012 4:11 pm

^ that "guest" is actually me. didn't noticed that I haven't logged in yet.

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Re: How'd you find yourself here?

Post by Whammy » Thu Jan 19, 2012 4:42 pm

Same place as all other great stuff I find; TV Tropes. Was looking for some freeware VN and this one caught my eye the most. Demo helped a lot at that .

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Re: How'd you find yourself here?

Post by Snow_Storm » Thu Jan 19, 2012 5:02 pm

I wanna say word of mouth or looking at the art the inspired the game on Danbooru, it's one of those two.

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Re: How'd you find yourself here?

Post by Brisingr » Mon Jan 23, 2012 1:49 pm

I first found out about KS almost 2 weeks ago from some guy posting a link to the first act on the "Demotivational Posters!" thread on Downloaded the link so I could understand his reference to it and never looked back.

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Re: How'd you find yourself here?

Post by komarunda » Mon Jan 23, 2012 2:38 pm

I noticed some random facebook link to an article on kotaku about KS. Got interested, read the article, downloaded the game and after that, signed up here :)

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Re: How'd you find yourself here?

Post by Robnonymous » Mon Jan 23, 2012 2:59 pm

Saw an article on Destructoid back in December about KS, which caught my attention. What made me legitimately want to play it was the way they described it: tastefully done, respectful to the characters and their "problems," etc... Even so, I wasn't expecting to be as taken with it as I was. It turned out to be quite the emotional thrill ride for me.

After I couldn't get Hanako out of my head, I decided the best course would be to sign up on the forums and submit my own epilogue for her story. It helped to take the edge off and get me refocused on my day-to-day. Now I stick around because I'm a complete sap and enjoy talking about manly tears.
Bad Dreams (Hanako) - My first KS fanfic. it's actually a happy story
Reconciliation - (a Hanako bad-end story) - My second KS fanfic. Not all that happy.

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Re: How'd you find yourself here?

Post by Thrasher Thetic » Mon Jan 23, 2012 9:37 pm

"Hold on, an H-game, spawned by 4chan, involving disabled chicks in a japanese high-school setting. Oh man, this is gonna be an UNBELIEVABLE trainwreck!"

*Dowloads, starts playing*

5 days later . . .

"Wow.... did not see that coming."
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