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Tang
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Re: Ask!

Post by Tang » Mon Feb 04, 2013 11:26 pm

For TheHivemind,

1) Am I the only one who thought Emi's lemon scene was symbolic of her stubborn refusal to give up, no matter what the situation? I was thinking along the lines of, "This is difficult, but I started this, etc..." Or, maybe I just didn't look deeply enough at that facial expression of hers...

For Aura,
2) Don't you feel guilty that nobody will be able to walk into Chinatown with their KS-inspired gfs (well you get what I mean to say) and buy a nice heart plushie or Satou music box, all because of the age-old promise of not going commercial with KS?
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Re: Ask!

Post by TheHivemind » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:50 am

OtakuNinja wrote:
TheHivemind wrote:(SHINJI THE GAY TAILOR).
Which route? :lol:
I'll never tell.
Tang wrote:For the Hivemind,

1) Am I the only one who thought Emi's lemon scene was symbolic of her stubborn refusal to give up, no matter what the situation? I was thinking along the lines of, "This is difficult, but I started this, etc..." Or, maybe I just didn't look deeply enough at that facial expression of hers...
There is an element of that, I suppose. Part of the reason we decided Emi would be the one to go down that road is because of her... adventurous nature, so obviously she was gonna see it through to the end.

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Re: Ask!

Post by Eraser35 » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:53 am

so wait the lemon lube was symbolism sort of

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Post by TheHivemind » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:55 am

Eraser35 wrote:so wait the lemon lube was symbolism sort of
Sometimes lube is just lube, man.

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Re: Ask!

Post by Bello Jack » Tue Feb 05, 2013 12:57 am

TheHivemind wrote:
Shadowstalk wrote:First of all, before I get to my questions, I would like to thank everyone who took part in creating this game. It is truly a moving, amazing masterpiece.

My first question is "What are you guys planning to do after making such a successful game?"

Secondly, did you have any characters that were scratched before the full game was released? If so, what was their importance or role?
What am I planning to do next? Something completely different, obviously (SHAMELESS PLUG OVER).

As for the second question, Aura pretty well covered it already. We had a lot of side characters who got cut on account of space, time, not wanting to overburden the art team with more sprite requests, or because they were hilariously bad ideas (SHINJI THE GAY TAILOR).
How am I able to get in on this?

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Re: Ask!

Post by Aura » Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:07 am

Tang wrote:For Aura,
2) Don't you feel guilty that nobody will be able to walk into Chinatown with their KS-inspired gfs (well you get what I mean to say) and buy a nice heart plushie or Satou music box, all because of the age-old promise of not going commercial with KS?
Sure we occasionally speculate about the commercial potential KS has, but do I regret not becoming a part-time T-shirt merchant? No. I rather do something I actually like on my free time, even if it means I lose the opportunity to financially exploit my fans.
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Re: Ask!

Post by Aura » Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:10 am

AllyHean wrote:To Aura,

May I use Katawa Shoujo as the basis for my art project? It will strictly be for schoolwork, non-commercialized of course.
You're being pretty unspecific, but fan art is one of the things that we generally allow.
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Re: Ask!

Post by Enceladeans » Tue Feb 05, 2013 1:32 pm

This might be a stupid question, but screw it, can't hurt to ask. I'm slowly preparing to start my third novel, but I think it's important to improve on some of my apparent flaws. You guys are amazing writers (the whole time I was going through KS I found myself wishing I could make something half as beautiful), so maybe you can help out.

Is there a particular technique you used for developing the cast into realistic characters and making the dialogue sound believable? I've grappled with communication issues for a long time myself, so to me no matter how hard I try, when I write something things seem to come out...fake.

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Post by TheHivemind » Tue Feb 05, 2013 2:40 pm

Bello Jack wrote:
TheHivemind wrote:
Shadowstalk wrote:First of all, before I get to my questions, I would like to thank everyone who took part in creating this game. It is truly a moving, amazing masterpiece.

My first question is "What are you guys planning to do after making such a successful game?"

Secondly, did you have any characters that were scratched before the full game was released? If so, what was their importance or role?
What am I planning to do next? Something completely different, obviously (SHAMELESS PLUG OVER).

As for the second question, Aura pretty well covered it already. We had a lot of side characters who got cut on account of space, time, not wanting to overburden the art team with more sprite requests, or because they were hilariously bad ideas (SHINJI THE GAY TAILOR).
How am I able to get in on this?
Man the post tells you how to get in on it. Click the link. Read. Be enlightened.

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Re: Ask!

Post by Aura » Tue Feb 05, 2013 5:20 pm

Enceladeans wrote:This might be a stupid question, but screw it, can't hurt to ask. I'm slowly preparing to start my third novel, but I think it's important to improve on some of my apparent flaws. You guys are amazing writers (the whole time I was going through KS I found myself wishing I could make something half as beautiful), so maybe you can help out.

Is there a particular technique you used for developing the cast into realistic characters and making the dialogue sound believable? I've grappled with communication issues for a long time myself, so to me no matter how hard I try, when I write something things seem to come out...fake.
Not really. It was just grinding. We really had no idea what we were doing when we were starting out, so we just figured stuff out as we went on and grew into it organically rather than use some "technique". Some people advocate doing stuff like reading your text out loud to get a better grip of how (un)natural it sounds but at least I never do anything like that.
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Re: Ask!

Post by tommo1982 » Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:22 pm

Aura, I think your forum avatar suits you. Was it a special request from art team? Do you really look like that?

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Btw, how come Suriko and you have separate groups from others?

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Re: Ask!

Post by udscbt » Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:34 pm

tommo1982 wrote:Aura, I think your forum avatar suits you. Was it a special request from art team? Do you really look like that?
I would be scared if he looked like that, but the devs don't want users to answer, so ignore me :)

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Re: Ask!

Post by Aura » Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:45 pm

tommo1982 wrote:Aura, I think your forum avatar suits you. Was it a special request from art team? Do you really look like that?

PS
Btw, how come Suriko and you have separate groups from others?
Yes. Everyone draws Natsume/me cuter than I really am.

We have separate groups because we are admins and like to fuck around with the forum settings to make us special snowflakes.
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Re: Ask!

Post by PheonixGRX » Wed Feb 06, 2013 8:10 am

I was wondering, in the Shizune arc, how come there was no good ending? Though on fan charts, they say its a good and bad ending, however when using this sites ones, it is listed as neutral. Is this to show how the end of school truly is, or is it now up to the fans to decide on whether Hisao chases after Shizune or tries to figure out his future on his own?

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Re: Ask!

Post by Silentcook » Wed Feb 06, 2013 8:33 am

Any charts on this site are still fanmade. We don't particularly care about labeling the endings.
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