Would you choose the harem route if it was avaliable?

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Re: Would you choose the harem route if it was avaliable?

Post by Aspirin » Tue Apr 24, 2012 9:55 am

Only for completion sake.
I played some VN in which you can try the harem route and I didn't like it... the story is often distorted and the sex scenes are exaggerated. :?
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Re: Would you choose the harem route if it was avaliable?

Post by Tomate » Tue Apr 24, 2012 11:59 am

Katawa Shoujo is more like plot with porn than porn with plot.

So a harem mode would be mostly about Hisao trying to help all the girls with their problems. and then dying due to a massive heart attack triggered by emotional stress
"So, lets see, Hanako is locked in her room, Lilly is acting cold and aloof, Shizune is sulking around, Misha went crying to the rooftops, Emi lost her legs and Rin locked herself on a studio downtown....I need a plan. Hnng"
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Re: Would you choose the harem route if it was avaliable?

Post by Megumeru » Tue Apr 24, 2012 1:21 pm

Tomate wrote:Katawa Shoujo is more like plot with porn than porn with plot.

So a harem mode would be mostly about Hisao trying to help all the girls with their problems. and then dying due to a massive heart attack triggered by emotional stress
"So, lets see, Hanako is locked in her room, Lilly is acting cold and aloof, Shizune is sulking around, Misha went crying to the rooftops, Emi lost her legs and Rin locked herself on a studio downtown....I need a plan. Hnng"
Why 'hhnnggh' your way to the Grimm Reaper when you can see Kenji?
So a harem mode would be mostly about Hisao trying to help all the girls with their problems. and then dying due to a massive heart attack triggered by emotional stress
"So, lets see, Hanako is locked in her room, Lilly is acting cold and aloof, Shizune is sulking around, Misha went crying to the rooftops, Emi lost her legs and Rin locked herself on a studio downtown....I need a plan. MANLY PICNIC!!"
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Re: Would you choose the harem route if it was avaliable?

Post by techk8 » Tue Apr 24, 2012 2:00 pm

I know that we all know that if there is a harem route, it will end like this (NSFW).
techk8 wrote:In all honestly, I don't care if it's an OVA or a whole series; it needs to end with the Lilly Good End, damnit! IT'S FUCKING CANON AND I'LL TAKE THAT TRUTH TO THE GRAVE.
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Re: Would you choose the harem route if it was avaliable?

Post by Mahorfeus » Tue Apr 24, 2012 2:27 pm

Hisao would need to be a Sexual Tyrannosaurus Rex for this to even be remotely possible, and that being said, it still wouldn't be within the realm of realism. Asides from that, I would have to say no - KS' surprisingly excellent narrative is what drew me into the game and this fan base (which manages to worry me more than most things). A harem ending would be virtually impossible to convey convincingly, especially given how different Hisao's ultimate personality is in each of the routes. This isn't Persona, where you can totally pimp yourself out and change the lives of a dozen people. Though on that topic, establishing friendships and investing in them for the sole purpose of becoming more powerful is kinda selfish and dickish in its own way.
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Re: Would you choose the harem route if it was avaliable?

Post by AdventSign » Tue Apr 24, 2012 3:20 pm

No I would not. Being friends with all of them would be cool but it would be hard (especially with Lilly and Shizune) and I'm not really into having multiple partners at the same time.

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Re: Would you choose the harem route if it was avaliable?

Post by Otakumon » Tue Apr 24, 2012 7:12 pm

A harem would be too farfetched for KS but I would have liked a scene where Kenji convinces you to go on an intel gathering mission with him which turns out to be peeping in the girls' shower/locker room since that's where the feminists hold thier secret meetings. 8)

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Re: Would you choose the harem route if it was avaliable?

Post by WorldlyWiseman » Wed Apr 25, 2012 12:07 am

A harem just seems unlikely and against the spirit of the game, but an interesting addition would have been 'vs.' routes, with Hisao having to choose between two girls as their path problems begin to crop up. Thematic links, personality clashes, and established rivalries could be explored.

Lilly vs. the Student Council -a titanic battle for control of the school...and my heart!

Shizune vs. Emi - Game on!

Lilly vs. Hanako - It's okay if you're leaving forever, your best friend keeps checking out my ass ;D

Miki vs. Rin - Tomboy Rumble

Rin vs. Hanako - who can be the most...passive? It would be interesting reading, though.
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Re: Would you choose the harem route if it was avaliable?

Post by Chrono » Fri Apr 27, 2012 5:45 am

I could envision limited harem routes

Eg: Morning runs with Emi wouldn't need to be cut just because you have a tea party in the evening with Lily and Hanako. And Emi's rather open anyway (compared to the others).

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Re: Would you choose the harem route if it was avaliable?

Post by Snow_Storm » Fri Apr 27, 2012 9:27 am

Harlem, as in the neighborhood in New York City?

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Re: Would you choose the harem route if it was avaliable?

Post by Cabulb » Fri Apr 27, 2012 11:07 am

Snow_Storm wrote:Harlem, as in the neighborhood in New York City?
I see what you did there :P

Wait for the KS hentai spinoff, people.

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Re: Would you choose the harem route if it was avaliable?

Post by Kilo » Fri Apr 27, 2012 2:40 pm

phys- wrote:They put a love triangle in the game, why not solving it the best possible way?
>best possible way

You're a genius.
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