What If Katawa Shoujo Never Existed?

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Re: What If Katawa Shoujo Never Existed?

Post by b12c2018 » Wed May 09, 2018 2:05 am

Xaredian wrote:
Mon May 07, 2018 1:55 am
I don't think it has or had anything to do with your experience within literature, but rather that it simply didn't speak to you as much as it spoke to others.
Agreed. That's why I said, if you open yourself to other stimuli, then it gives yourself more chances to be "spoken". As for me, while I think I am (mostly) emotionally stable, I still feel touched by many scenes, and they gave me a lot of positive effects. Shizune's route helped me realize my own short-comings; Emi's route reminded me of my health (as I picked up my running habit); Lilly's, Emi's and Hanako's routes told me that in order that others can open up to me, I must open myself up to others. All of these helped me with self-improvement and interpersonal relationships. So I guess it also depends on what angle you are reading the stories.
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"I lost so much when I came to Yamaku. I was... depending on you, more than I ever thought I did... After losing my entire life, and everyone I'd known, the thought of losing you, as well... I love you, Hanako. I love you so much, that the thought of losing you frightened me so much..." -- Scene Adulthood

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Re: What If Katawa Shoujo Never Existed?

Post by Asahime Kyoko » Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:24 pm

I think I would cry if it never existed :(

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Re: What If Katawa Shoujo Never Existed?

Post by Strela_999 » Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:44 pm

Well, I don't know, it wouldn't exist and so I wouldn't feel like there's a gap in my visual novel experience.. But then, I would have maybe picked up visual novels later on (if I ever did) because the first I played was Everlasting Summer, a VN made by the Russian equivalent of 4chan, and the idea to create that game was inspired by the success of KS (as in, "hey look, the Americans managed to do a good game, channers are not just anons wanking in their basements, they can create something successful, we can do it as well!").

Plus, the second VN I ever played was, well, Katawa Shoujo, so I maybe wouldn't play VNs at all.

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