Happy Birthday Katawa Shoujo!

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Happy Birthday Katawa Shoujo!

Post by pandaphil » Fri Jan 03, 2014 10:26 pm

Dunno if anyone noticed, but our favorite VN was released January 4th, 2012. Making KS two years old tomorrow!


So Happy Birthday! :D
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Re: Happy Birthday Katawa Shoujo!

Post by AussieInquisitor » Sat Jan 04, 2014 5:41 am

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I'll drink to that!

Here's to KS, the characters that have captured both our minds and hearts ... and those thrice-accursed, yet also welcome, feels.
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Re: Happy Birthday Katawa Shoujo!

Post by Lloyd Snow » Sat Jan 04, 2014 6:35 am

And to manly picnics, past, present, and future.

Happy Birthday KS.
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Re: Happy Birthday Katawa Shoujo!

Post by completesky » Sat Jan 04, 2014 6:56 am

Two years and I still think about it every day.
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Re: Happy Birthday Katawa Shoujo!

Post by Atario » Sat Jan 04, 2014 9:21 am

Guess I'm not going to get my fanfic done in time, then. Oh well, maybe for Lilly's birthday…

Happy birthday, KS!
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Re: Happy Birthday Katawa Shoujo!

Post by bhtooefr » Sat Jan 04, 2014 10:19 am

Happy birthday. May the wine and chocolate cake be free-flowing!
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Re: Happy Birthday Katawa Shoujo!

Post by KeiichiO » Sat Jan 04, 2014 10:31 am

Merry birthday, KS. I hope you play all the hookers and blackjack.

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Re: Happy Birthday Katawa Shoujo!

Post by Palas » Sat Jan 04, 2014 11:29 am

Happy birthday, Katawa Shoujo!

Two years later, KS is still my favourite game and probably favourite story. It introduced me to visual novels - I've played quite a bunch since Katawa Shoujo, but not a single one has come close to the emotional impact Katawa Shoujo's routes had upon me.

Truthfully, it was a life-changing experience and, once again, I thank the dev team for it.
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Re: Happy Birthday Katawa Shoujo!

Post by Mute » Sat Jan 04, 2014 3:28 pm

Happy birthday, KS. <3
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Re: Happy Birthday Katawa Shoujo!

Post by Lianam » Sat Jan 04, 2014 3:51 pm

You know I just saw Citizen Kane for the first time a few days ago, and when I saw that scene, my reaction was "Oh, so THATS where that gif comes from." :lol:

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY KATAWA SHOUJO!
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Post by Steinherz » Sat Jan 04, 2014 3:56 pm

Happy Birthday Katawa Shoujo.
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Here's to the hope the fire it sparked in us all, that it never dies out.
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Re: Happy Birthday Katawa Shoujo!

Post by Firewind » Sat Jan 04, 2014 4:51 pm

Happy Birthday, Katawa Shoujo!
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Re: Happy Birthday Katawa Shoujo!

Post by Brisingr » Sat Jan 04, 2014 9:16 pm

My face upon realizing I almost missed Katawa Shoujo's second birthday.

KS was my first VN and even though I haven't read many afterwards, KS opened a new genre for me to love.

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Re: Happy Birthday Katawa Shoujo!

Post by Munchenhausen » Sat Jan 04, 2014 9:33 pm

Brisingr wrote:KS was my first VN and even though I haven't read many afterwards, KS opened a new genre for me to love.
I hear that!
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Re: Happy Birthday Katawa Shoujo!

Post by Potato » Sat Jan 04, 2014 9:50 pm

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

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