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Re: Ask!

Post by AMerePerson » Sun Nov 03, 2013 12:22 pm

Rikabro wrote:
Silentcook wrote:but I can think of at least four more split between Lilly's and Hanako's paths
Willing to embellish a little? I want to hear about the katawas that never were. I promise not to write fanfiction about them.
Considering the game was inspired off a image, that showed qualities of the 5 girls, there probably weren't any characters that were created then scrapped, not counting people created for april fools stories.

Note: This is only conjecture

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Re: Ask!

Post by Palas » Sun Nov 03, 2013 6:18 pm

I have a question to the dev team, but it's more specifically aimed at Nicol.

Air Guitar's piano arrangement sounds strangely... genuine. I mean, in the sense that this is how the tune was supposed to sound like from the very beginning. Air Guitar is probably my favourite KS song, but there's something about its... I don't know how to word this... flow? That sounds more suited to a piano than to an acoustic guitar. This sort of hybridness made it fresh and I appreciate it, but I'd like to know whether it was supposed to be a piano piece at first and, if so, why it got a guitar arrangement.
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Re: Ask!

Post by voyance » Sun Nov 03, 2013 9:45 pm

These has probably been asked before and I'm not willing to sift through 200+ pages in this thread so I'll ask anyway.

1. Why did Shizune's writer decide to give only one choice? An extremely obvious one too.

2. Why did you guys decide to give Misha the pink-drills for her hair? She looks great without her pink hair.

3. For Lilly's route, why was she Scottish? The author could have easily chosen a different nationality.

4. Last one...why does Akira drive a Lancer Evo? Also, which one is it? I'm just curious.

EDIT: What was the Nurse's name?
Lol my questions are so trivial.

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Re: Ask!

Post by Bailey » Sun Nov 03, 2013 10:53 pm

voyance wrote:These has probably been asked before and I'm not willing to sift through 200+ pages in this thread so I'll ask anyway.

1. Why did Shizune's writer decide to give only one choice? An extremely obvious one too.

2. Why did you guys decide to give Misha the pink-drills for her hair? She looks great without her pink hair.

3. For Lilly's route, why was she Scottish? The author could have easily chosen a different nationality.

4. Last one...why does Akira drive a Lancer Evo? Also, which one is it? I'm just curious.

EDIT: What was the Nurse's name?
Lol my questions are so trivial.
All these questions are so vague...? The writer only gave one choice because he wanted to, they gave misha pink hair because they wanted to, lilly was scottish... because they wanted her to be.
I doubt they gave much thought to the car, just picked one...
Hanako used to have no scaring... But that all changed when the fire nation attacked.

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Re: Ask!

Post by Nicol Armarfi » Mon Nov 04, 2013 2:48 am

Palas wrote:I have a question to the dev team, but it's more specifically aimed at Nicol.

Air Guitar's piano arrangement sounds strangely... genuine. I mean, in the sense that this is how the tune was supposed to sound like from the very beginning. Air Guitar is probably my favourite KS song, but there's something about its... I don't know how to word this... flow? That sounds more suited to a piano than to an acoustic guitar. This sort of hybridness made it fresh and I appreciate it, but I'd like to know whether it was supposed to be a piano piece at first and, if so, why it got a guitar arrangement.
It was written for guitar first. I didn't make that piano version until several years later.

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Re: Ask!

Post by Aura » Mon Nov 04, 2013 10:44 am

voyance wrote:These has probably been asked before and I'm not willing to sift through 200+ pages in this thread so I'll ask anyway.

1. Why did Shizune's writer decide to give only one choice? An extremely obvious one too.

2. Why did you guys decide to give Misha the pink-drills for her hair? She looks great without her pink hair.

3. For Lilly's route, why was she Scottish? The author could have easily chosen a different nationality.

4. Last one...why does Akira drive a Lancer Evo? Also, which one is it? I'm just curious.

EDIT: What was the Nurse's name?
Lol my questions are so trivial.
1. It's the coolest way to do branching narrative structure.
2. It's the coolest hairstyle
3. It's the coolest nationality
4. It's the coolest car

Looks like all our creative decisions are driven by the rule of cool. The point is, not every design decision can, or should be justified with some deep thought or grand ideas. Not everything is important. All of the questions you asked are examples (except the first, but I wanted to keep the pattern).

Nurse's name will never be revealed, it's too dangerous information to be released to the public.
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Re: Ask!

Post by sanduba » Mon Nov 04, 2013 10:53 am

Aura wrote:..rule of cool..
Best rule ever, can't fight against that.
Best story:
Hanako > Rin > Lilly > Emi > Shizune

best girl:
Lilly > Shizune > Emi > Hanako > Rin

Eh, that's my opinion.

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Re: Ask!

Post by voyance » Mon Nov 04, 2013 11:59 am

Aura wrote:
voyance wrote:These has probably been asked before and I'm not willing to sift through 200+ pages in this thread so I'll ask anyway.

1. Why did Shizune's writer decide to give only one choice? An extremely obvious one too.

2. Why did you guys decide to give Misha the pink-drills for her hair? She looks great without her pink hair.

3. For Lilly's route, why was she Scottish? The author could have easily chosen a different nationality.

4. Last one...why does Akira drive a Lancer Evo? Also, which one is it? I'm just curious.

EDIT: What was the Nurse's name?
Lol my questions are so trivial.
1. It's the coolest way to do branching narrative structure.
2. It's the coolest hairstyle
3. It's the coolest nationality
4. It's the coolest car

Looks like all our creative decisions are driven by the rule of cool. The point is, not every design decision can, or should be justified with some deep thought or grand ideas. Not everything is important. All of the questions you asked are examples (except the first, but I wanted to keep the pattern).

Nurse's name will never be revealed, it's too dangerous information to be released to the public.
Fair enough. The "because we feel like it" card or "cool" card in this case is a reasonable answer but I wanted it to come from at least one of the devs/writers. Thanks

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Re: Ask!

Post by TheHivemind » Mon Nov 04, 2013 8:46 pm

voyance wrote: EDIT: What was the Nurse's name?
To know the Nurse's name is to know the sound of the Grand Undoing, to know what an ant looks like to a god, to know the expression on her face when she heard you were dead, the last thought you'll ever have, a killing word, etc. etc.

You get the idea.

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Re: Ask!

Post by Steinherz » Mon Nov 04, 2013 8:58 pm

Aura wrote:Nurse's name will never be revealed, it's too dangerous information to be released to the public.
It's because his given name is Jigoro right? :lol:
I write take a look, would you kindly?
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Re: Ask!

Post by voyance » Mon Nov 04, 2013 11:48 pm

TheHivemind wrote:
voyance wrote: EDIT: What was the Nurse's name?
To know the Nurse's name is to know the sound of the Grand Undoing, to know what an ant looks like to a god, to know the expression on her face when she heard you were dead, the last thought you'll ever have, etc. etc.

You get the idea.
It seems I've stepped into forbidden territory here...just like a woman's purse. I shouldn't delve into this matter any further if I know what's right for me.

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Re: Ask!

Post by komplein » Tue Nov 05, 2013 2:46 pm

Ok, I think I have a question that hasn't been asked before:

Who was the (apparently well-versed in Japanese) person that wrote Iwanako's letter? (or "wrote" if it's all CG... oh, and inb4 Iwanako)

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Re: Ask!

Post by Comrade » Tue Nov 05, 2013 3:14 pm

komplein wrote:Ok, I think I have a question that hasn't been asked before:

Who was the (apparently well-versed in Japanese) person that wrote Iwanako's letter? (or "wrote" if it's all CG... oh, and inb4 Iwanako)
Iwanako.
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Re: Ask!

Post by Aura » Tue Nov 05, 2013 4:25 pm

komplein wrote:Ok, I think I have a question that hasn't been asked before:

Who was the (apparently well-versed in Japanese) person that wrote Iwanako's letter? (or "wrote" if it's all CG... oh, and inb4 Iwanako)
I did. If I remember right, I wrote it in English and had someone else translate it.
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Re: Ask!

Post by Bailey » Tue Nov 05, 2013 4:29 pm

I have a feeling my question was missed by accident :P

What was the compliment Shizune signed the first time they go to the Shanghai? The one that Misha refuses to translate because it was too nice :)?
Hanako used to have no scaring... But that all changed when the fire nation attacked.

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