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Re: Ask!

Post by Mythic » Sat Dec 20, 2014 2:51 am

Hey guys! I really admire NicolArmafi's work and Ive been wondering that for the 3rd anniversary of Katawa Shoujo, that I release the original OST that was in the early versions, aptly titled
"Ephemeral Box of Sound". Obviously its free and I even gave proper credit, so is that all right?
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Re: Ask!

Post by Silentcook » Sat Dec 20, 2014 6:17 am

The OST has long been available for download here. So I'm confused about what you mean by "release". Could you clarify further?
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Re: Ask!

Post by Valjean Lafitte » Sat Dec 20, 2014 6:37 am

I think what might be asking is whether or not he'd be allowed to release some of the early version of the songs. The original mix of Parity, for example, and the early tracks that Nicol posted on his blog back in January.
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Re: Ask!

Post by ArcCain » Sat Dec 20, 2014 12:55 pm

Is there was anything I would want it would be the Player Guide and Kawasoft Artbook translated to English. Though it might be a bit of a niche thing? I don't know how many would read it.
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Re: Ask!

Post by Mythic » Sat Dec 20, 2014 1:11 pm

Mythic wrote:Ive been wondering that for the 3rd anniversary of Katawa Shoujo, that I release the original OST that was in the EARLY versions.
So yeah, Im talking about the Act 1 versions of the songs. Also its awesome that he released the super early songs that he made before 2008, maybe I should include those.
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Re: Ask!

Post by Nicol Armarfi » Mon Dec 22, 2014 4:32 am

Mythic wrote:Hey guys! I really admire NicolArmafi's work and Ive been wondering that for the 3rd anniversary of Katawa Shoujo, that I release the original OST that was in the early versions, aptly titled
"Ephemeral Box of Sound". Obviously its free and I even gave proper credit, so is that all right?
I would really prefer if you didn't. The main reasons being that, for one, we never actually released the original Act 1 tracks. Any files you could find of the original Act 1 music would have been ripped from the game by someone not from 4ls, which goes against the game license. I'm also personally not happy with the quality of the original Act 1 music, which is why I rewrote most of it in the first place. I'd rather just have the most correct version of the music out there. Third, if there was going to be any release of music I've written I would like to be in charge of it, and I'm sure any of the other composers represented on the Act 1 OST would feel the same (and I haven't really heard from any of them).

So while I appreciate the gesture, please do not take it upon yourself to release mine or any other 4ls music. If I see fit to do so I will work something out with the rest of the team and come up with an official release in the future.

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Re: Ask!

Post by Atario » Mon Dec 22, 2014 4:34 pm

Nicol, who is that in your avatar? Been meaning to ask for the longest time…
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Re: Ask!

Post by Aura » Mon Dec 22, 2014 4:37 pm

I can answer that. It's Nicol himself, a crop of a group pic of 4LS.
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Post by ArcCain » Mon Dec 22, 2014 5:19 pm

Aura wrote:I can answer that. It's Nicol himself, a crop of a group pic of 4LS.
Hmm, is it private or can it be found on shimmie or somewhere else?
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Post by Aura » Mon Dec 22, 2014 5:47 pm

Sure, it was accompanying a blog post some years ago.

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-hUP2Dkjr4kY/T ... eryone.png
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Re: Ask!

Post by ArcCain » Mon Dec 22, 2014 11:04 pm

Aura wrote:Sure, it was accompanying a blog post some years ago.

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-hUP2Dkjr4kY/T ... eryone.png
Wow, nice. :)

Hmm, is this based on real life or is it just made for fun?
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Re: Ask!

Post by Mythic » Mon Dec 22, 2014 11:53 pm

Nicol Armarfi wrote: I would really prefer if you didn't. The main reasons being that, for one, we never actually released the original Act 1 tracks. Any files you could find of the original Act 1 music would have been ripped from the game by someone not from 4ls, which goes against the game license. I'm also personally not happy with the quality of the original Act 1 music, which is why I rewrote most of it in the first place. I'd rather just have the most correct version of the music out there. Third, if there was going to be any release of music I've written I would like to be in charge of it, and I'm sure any of the other composers represented on the Act 1 OST would feel the same (and I haven't really heard from any of them).

So while I appreciate the gesture, please do not take it upon yourself to release mine or any other 4ls music. If I see fit to do so I will work something out with the rest of the team and come up with an official release in the future.
Although technically it wasnt ripped through hacking the game (I simply recorded the audio), I as a fellow artist respect your decision and will refrain from releasing it. But I do implore that you officially release it because even if you dont like your music, it doesnt mean no one else will (Me and my friends compared Act 1 to KEY's soundtracks!). Anyways thanks for responding, peace!
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Re: Ask!

Post by Atario » Tue Dec 23, 2014 12:38 am

Well, of course you know the next question: which figures represent which people?
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Re: Ask!

Post by Mythic » Tue Dec 23, 2014 4:03 am

Atario wrote:
Well, of course you know the next question: which figures represent which people?
You know, now that I look at it... Why is there an astronaut and who chose him?
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Re: Ask!

Post by Nicol Armarfi » Tue Dec 23, 2014 4:28 am

Atario wrote:
Well, of course you know the next question: which figures represent which people?
I believe, from left to right, the characters represent Crud, Hivemind, Yujovi, climatic, Silentcook, Suriko, Kagami, VCR, Delta, Aura, A22, me, raemz, moekki, kamifish, Raide, and finally pimmy. Take it with a grain of salt.

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