The Music of Katawa Shoujo

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Re: The Music of Katawa Shoujo

Post by Jobriq » Sun Apr 21, 2013 10:37 pm

Nicol Armarfi wrote:
Tang wrote:About the Misha theme song... is that "Deaf and Drills" thing just a hoax or what?
It's just a hoax. There actually were a small number of dropped tracks but those were never put into the game to begin with. If anyone claims to be finding hidden unused tracks in the game code, they're BS'ing.
It'd be nice if Misha had a theme song, but the song in that youtube vid doesn't sound like it would fit in KS at all... I mean it sounds like some kinda silly carnival music
Fist of the North Star is a strange movie ._.
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Re: The Music of Katawa Shoujo

Post by KeiichiO » Sun Apr 21, 2013 10:46 pm

Jobriq wrote:It'd be nice if Misha had a theme song, but the song in that youtube vid doesn't sound like it would fit in KS at all... I mean it sounds like some kinda silly carnival music
I think Student Council doubles for Misha's theme song as it does for Shizune. That's always how I saw it at least.

And that song...

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Re: The Music of Katawa Shoujo

Post by Xanatos » Sun Apr 21, 2013 10:50 pm

I vaguely recall Kenji having a theme that I grew to despise...
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Re: The Music of Katawa Shoujo

Post by Selim Bradley » Mon Apr 22, 2013 12:03 am

Jobriq wrote:I noticed "Painful History" is only in Hanako's story, first heard in the "Equivalent Exchange" scene (can't help but think of FMA), although the title of the song is relevant to Emi's story as well. I don't think any of the other girls have a song unique to their story either (actually Shizune might? not sure)
That's the first thing I thought when I saw the name for the scene. Not suprising, since there's anime Easter Eggs throughout the game. As others said, every girl has a theme song that plays in only their route.
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Re: The Music of Katawa Shoujo

Post by Jobriq » Mon Apr 22, 2013 12:07 am

Selim Bradley wrote:
Jobriq wrote:I noticed "Painful History" is only in Hanako's story, first heard in the "Equivalent Exchange" scene (can't help but think of FMA), although the title of the song is relevant to Emi's story as well. I don't think any of the other girls have a song unique to their story either (actually Shizune might? not sure)
That's the first thing I thought when I saw the name for the scene. Not suprising, since there's anime Easter Eggs throughout the game. As others said, every girl has a theme song that plays in only their route.
well you hear their themes in Act 1 so its not only in their route, except for Hanako, because if her scene played when you first meet her it would be too depressing :cry:
Fist of the North Star is a strange movie ._.
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Re: The Music of Katawa Shoujo

Post by Selim Bradley » Mon Apr 22, 2013 12:09 am

Jobriq wrote:
Selim Bradley wrote:
Jobriq wrote:I noticed "Painful History" is only in Hanako's story, first heard in the "Equivalent Exchange" scene (can't help but think of FMA), although the title of the song is relevant to Emi's story as well. I don't think any of the other girls have a song unique to their story either (actually Shizune might? not sure)
That's the first thing I thought when I saw the name for the scene. Not suprising, since there's anime Easter Eggs throughout the game. As others said, every girl has a theme song that plays in only their route.
well you hear their themes in Act 1 so its not only in their route, except for Hanako, because if her scene played when you first meet her it would be too depressing :cry:
Act 1 isn't part of their routes? :P
You are probably right, though. Using that theme while you still know next to nothing about her would be both depressing and not make much sense.
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Re: The Music of Katawa Shoujo

Post by Xanatos » Mon Apr 22, 2013 12:18 am

Selim Bradley wrote:Act 1 isn't part of their routes? :P
Exactly. :P
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Re: The Music of Katawa Shoujo

Post by Jobriq » Mon Apr 22, 2013 12:19 am

Selim Bradley wrote:
Jobriq wrote:
Selim Bradley wrote: That's the first thing I thought when I saw the name for the scene. Not suprising, since there's anime Easter Eggs throughout the game. As others said, every girl has a theme song that plays in only their route.
well you hear their themes in Act 1 so its not only in their route, except for Hanako, because if her scene played when you first meet her it would be too depressing :cry:
Act 1 isn't part of their routes? :P
You are probably right, though. Using that theme while you still know next to nothing about her would be both depressing and not make much sense.
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Hanako: *opens mouth*, *depressing music everywhere*
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Re: The Music of Katawa Shoujo

Post by Dream » Fri May 10, 2013 1:23 am

I know this is a bit off-topic but i don't think Mutou has a theme. And if he does, it certainly wouldn't be Fripperies. I never connected Yuuko with "Everyday Fantasy" but it really does fit.
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Re: The Music of Katawa Shoujo

Post by Doctor » Tue May 14, 2013 4:58 pm

I adore Cold-Iron and Parity! They're my favorite! I even learnt them for Piano!
Also I agree with the importance of the music.
If the music box made no noise, If the characters had no theme song, If there was just silence, KS would be in shambles. The forum wouldn't exist and the world would be bit of a worser place.
Thank you for the music, synth or not, it's still incredible ^_^
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Re: The Music of Katawa Shoujo

Post by Xanatos » Tue May 14, 2013 5:06 pm

Dream wrote:I know this is a bit off-topic but i don't think Mutou has a theme. And if he does, it certainly wouldn't be Fripperies. I never connected Yuuko with "Everyday Fantasy" but it really does fit.
The word "fripperies" always makes me think of fried fish. I have no idea why.

Mutou's theme is the Bill Nye song. It just is.
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Re: The Music of Katawa Shoujo

Post by pandaphil » Tue May 14, 2013 5:53 pm

Doctor wrote:I adore Cold-Iron and Parity! They're my favorite! I even learnt them for Piano!
Also I agree with the importance of the music.
If the music box made no noise, If the characters had no theme song, If there was just silence, KS would be in shambles. The forum wouldn't exist and the world would be bit of a worser place.
Thank you for the music, synth or not, it's still incredible ^_^
Indeed. Music is probably the easiest way to convey emotions in a story. Props to KS's dev's for understanding this and hiring such a talented person to do the score.
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Re: The Music of Katawa Shoujo

Post by Xanatos » Tue May 14, 2013 5:59 pm

pandaphil wrote:
Doctor wrote:I adore Cold-Iron and Parity! They're my favorite! I even learnt them for Piano!
Also I agree with the importance of the music.
If the music box made no noise, If the characters had no theme song, If there was just silence, KS would be in shambles. The forum wouldn't exist and the world would be bit of a worser place.
Thank you for the music, synth or not, it's still incredible ^_^
Indeed. Music is probably the easiest way to convey emotions in a story. Props to KS's dev's for understanding this and hiring such a talented person to do the score.
Sadly, not all players understand this and either mute it or play their own music...Monsters.
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Re: The Music of Katawa Shoujo

Post by Dream » Wed May 15, 2013 4:39 am

Xanatos wrote:The word "fripperies" always makes me think of fried fish. I have no idea why.
Holy shit you too? :lol:

And yeah, i've heard about people who muted or played other music. The concept's seriously alien to me, not only because of KS's great soundtrack but also on principle, if you're playing a "game" that's all about the story, why would you disable a part of it?
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Re: The Music of Katawa Shoujo

Post by Xanatos » Wed May 15, 2013 4:47 am

Dream wrote:
Xanatos wrote:The word "fripperies" always makes me think of fried fish. I have no idea why.
Holy shit you too? :lol:

And yeah, i've heard about people who muted or played other music. The concept's seriously alien to me, not only because of KS's great soundtrack but also on principle, if you're playing a "game" that's all about the story, why would you disable a part of it?
...I thought I was the only one. :lol:

Yeah, I don't understand that...Also why I refuse censors or cuts in anything I play/read/watch. Hentai game? Don't care who's around, no censor. Book? Uncut edition. Film? Director's cut. Hell, a show from Japan had scenes of dwarf sex cut from the DVD and despite no dwarf fetish whatsoever, I still hunted those down because dammit, that's how the creator made it.
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