Is Rin's route worth?

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Re: Is Rin's route worth?

Post by Sea » Fri Feb 14, 2014 12:24 pm

SpunkySix wrote:
Sea wrote:
LemonPirate wrote:Okay, so you guys (or gals as the case may be) have convinced me to start Rin's route (I'm 2hrs in atm) and honestly so far I'm enjoying (confused, but enjoying it nonetheless). Thanks for the information and motivation everybody :D

-LemonPirate
I kinda stopped reading once you said you hadn't done Rins route so i could cyber hate on you abit but it seems you've found the way. Best of luck w/ it, It was for sure my favorite.
By the way, I absolutely adore the picture of Rin you use in your posts. Is it from her route?
It's an old pic I edited a ton to fit the strange requirements of the forums avatar system, couldn't say where I found it though.
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Re: Is Rin's route worth?

Post by Kyler Thatch » Fri Feb 14, 2014 9:37 pm

Sea wrote:It's an old pic I edited a ton to fit the strange requirements of the forums avatar system, couldn't say where I found it though.
I recognized it as weee's art style.
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Re: Is Rin's route worth?

Post by SpunkySix » Sat Feb 15, 2014 1:35 pm

Kyler Thatch wrote:
Sea wrote:It's an old pic I edited a ton to fit the strange requirements of the forums avatar system, couldn't say where I found it though.
I recognized it as weee's art style.
Mishimmie image #2120
I really like Rin's smile. You don't see it much.
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Re: Is Rin's route worth?

Post by Potato » Sat Feb 15, 2014 8:52 pm

SpunkySix wrote:
Kyler Thatch wrote:
Sea wrote:It's an old pic I edited a ton to fit the strange requirements of the forums avatar system, couldn't say where I found it though.
I recognized it as weee's art style.
Mishimmie image #2120
I really like Rin's smile. You don't see it much.
You actually see it quite a bit in her route. :lol: Mostly in act one though, before shit goes bad...
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Re: Is Rin's route worth?

Post by SpunkySix » Sun Feb 16, 2014 10:27 pm

Huh, interesting. I think when I played I only saw like, one very brief glimpse at a subtle grin from her. It was a very nice Rin grin.
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Re: Is Rin's route worth?

Post by Sea » Mon Feb 17, 2014 11:10 pm

Hoe have you people survived the cook? Look at all that img quoting!
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Re: Is Rin's route worth?

Post by Konstantinov » Tue Feb 18, 2014 12:58 pm

Yes, Rin is definitely worth the play through. Her route made me feel the most conflicted, I guess is the proper word to describe it.

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Re: Is Rin's route worth?

Post by Unfair » Tue Feb 18, 2014 1:39 pm

Still didn't go through it. Will do it soon most likely. According to everyone's response it seems a worth play through so i will give it a shot. =)

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Re: Is Rin's route worth?

Post by someguy1294 » Tue Feb 18, 2014 2:26 pm

I will admit, Rin's route can be frustrating and depressing... that said, it is still my favorite route in the game.

Rin appeals to me on many levels: she's unique, honest and bold. Now, seeing as how this is Katawa Shoujo, the game is naturally geared to take everything that appeals to you about a character and make you hate the character for the exact same reasons. Thus, the more you initially like Rin and are attached to her, the more frustrating this route will be. And, in the end, the more satisfying. I think one of the things that appeals to me about Rin is that unlike Emi, she doesn't try to hide her feelings. She tries to express them, but lacks the eloquence to do so properly, and that is the essence of her struggle.

Rin's route is the most complex, and some people call it the most difficult, but there are only two choices that have the potential to destroy you, and if you pay attention to Rin's character
specifically, her inability to explain things
you should be able to figure out the right choice to make.
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Re: Is Rin's route worth?

Post by Kyler Thatch » Tue Feb 18, 2014 9:55 pm

someguy1294 wrote:I will admit, Rin's route can be frustrating and depressing... that said, it is still my favorite route in the game.
Rin's route had to be my favorite playthrough for that very reason.

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Re: Is Rin's route worth?

Post by Loonie » Fri Feb 21, 2014 7:36 pm

If you're looking for a typical romance story, no. Rin's route is the last thing that would be worth it then - you're better off with Lilly or such.

If you're genuinely open to anything that might happen, don't expect anything in particular or think anything specific should happen within it - yes. Rin's route is certainly worth it.

And if you feel isolated from every other person in this world...it's probably a must-read as far as ALL of its endings are concerned, not just the good one.

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Re: Is Rin's route worth?

Post by someguy1294 » Fri Feb 21, 2014 7:43 pm

Loonie wrote:If you're looking for a typical romance story [...] you're better off with Lilly or such.
...I adore the attitude you just took towards Lily's route. :mrgreen:
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Re: Is Rin's route worth?

Post by Atario » Fri Feb 21, 2014 10:11 pm

Is it just me, or does Rin look a lot cuter in her CGs than in her sprites? She doesn't even come off like a girl to me except in the CGs.
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Re: Is Rin's route worth?

Post by someguy1294 » Fri Feb 21, 2014 11:55 pm

Atario wrote:Is it just me, or does Rin look a lot cuter in her CGs than in her sprites? She doesn't even come off like a girl to me except in the CGs.
I'll admit that Rin does look quite a bit cuter in her CG's, mostly because you get a closer look at her face, but even her sprites, she still has a distinct bust.

Hisao actually mentions that Rin isn't particularly cute, aside from her nose... which makes me want to slap him.
My OC, Kuki Kamikogo: http://ks.renai.us/viewtopic.php?f=51&t=9500

Favorite Katawa Girls, in Order from Best to Worst:
Rin, Hanako, Misha, Miki, Akira, Emi's Mom, Emi, Yuuko, Shizune, Iwanako, Lilly.

Lilly had a cell-phone. That is all.

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Re: Is Rin's route worth?

Post by Potato » Sat Feb 22, 2014 12:00 am

Atario wrote:Is it just me, or does Rin look a lot cuter in her CGs than in her sprites? She doesn't even come off like a girl to me except in the CGs.
That can be said of every character, I think. CGs in general get a lot more detail and little touches than the sprites in VNs, just like cutscenes always looks more impressive than in-game graphics in other games (though that particular divide is ever-shrinking, and it's awesome). I mean, if the CGs just looked like they threw the regular sprites onto backgrounds, it'd look pretty bad. :lol:
I love the interpretation of Pac-Man where he's a just a lowly worker retrieving golf balls left all over the course by the rich masters and the ghosts are all previous workers who got conked on the head and killed by incoming golf balls in the line of duty.

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