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Re: Ask!

Post by Aura » Thu Jan 24, 2013 6:26 pm

JohnWalker wrote:If there is not going to be a sequel/remake etc then why not put it under CC BY-NC
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Because we don't want to give a carte blanche for derivatives of KS, specifically (but not limited to) these two kinds: potentially shitty ports of KS to other platforms that might be substantially worse experience for the reader, and other works ripping off assets from KS, be it "sequels" or unrelated things. For us, the easiest way to do it is to use the No Derivatives license. In practice, we of course allow almost every derivative work, there even are subforums here dedicated to them.
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Re: Ask!

Post by Steinherz » Thu Jan 24, 2013 9:34 pm

Is the shimmie down again?
or are the forums just glitching out?
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Re: Ask!

Post by ewx » Sat Jan 26, 2013 5:14 pm

From what I can gather:

Class 3-2 is the blind/partially-sighted class that Lilly and Kenji are in.
Class 3-3 has Hisao, Shizune, Misha, Hanako and all the minor characters like Miki.
Class 3-4 has Emi and Rin.

Is there a class 3-1? Is it mentioned anywhere in the story?

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Re: Ask!

Post by Aura » Sat Jan 26, 2013 6:57 pm

ewx wrote:From what I can gather:

Class 3-2 is the blind/partially-sighted class that Lilly and Kenji are in.
Class 3-3 has Hisao, Shizune, Misha, Hanako and all the minor characters like Miki.
Class 3-4 has Emi and Rin.

Is there a class 3-1? Is it mentioned anywhere in the story?
There is, but I don't think it's mentioned anywhere instory. 3-1 is a class for deaf students. All their lessons are in sign language. Shizune has elected to attend a "mixed" class.
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Re: Ask!

Post by OtakuNinja » Sat Jan 26, 2013 7:27 pm

Question to Suriko: What's Lilly's favorite tea? :) I don't know if it's mentioned in the game, but I really want to know. My birthday party was held at a restaurant, and when the waitress came with a box filled with various teas I couldn't help but wonder. ^^
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Post by Suriko » Sun Jan 27, 2013 1:31 am

OtakuNinja wrote:Question to Suriko: What's Lilly's favorite tea? :) I don't know if it's mentioned in the game, but I really want to know. My birthday party was held at a restaurant, and when the waitress came with a box filled with various teas I couldn't help but wonder. ^^
French vanilla tea.

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Re: Ask!

Post by StudyOfWumbology » Sun Jan 27, 2013 3:44 am

First off I would like to thank all of the devs for this amazing feelarama.

I have two questions for whomever they may concern.

1) Where did you get the idea for Hisao's character and condition?

2) Are there any secret routes? Like getting with Akira for example.
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Post by Aura » Sun Jan 27, 2013 7:24 am

StudyOfWumbology wrote:First off I would like to thank all of the devs for this amazing feelarama.

I have two questions for whomever they may concern.

1) Where did you get the idea for Hisao's character and condition?

2) Are there any secret routes? Like getting with Akira for example.
1) We wanted the main character to explore the setting at the same time as the reader, so we wanted a character who is new to his disability and to Yamaku. Thus, it would be either an accident-caused or previously unknown condition. We chose the latter, and a heart condition was pretty convenient plus nicely symbolic. For Hisao's character we just went with a kind of a "standard" route of him reacting to a sudden life-altering event with depression and such.
2) No.
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Re: Ask!

Post by ewx » Sun Jan 27, 2013 1:23 pm

Aura wrote:There is, but I don't think it's mentioned anywhere instory. 3-1 is a class for deaf students. All their lessons are in sign language. Shizune has elected to attend a "mixed" class.
Is 3-4 just for students with missing limbs or is it just coincidence that both Emi and Rin are in that class? I'm guessing there's no class 3-5 or anything?

Also, somewhere in the story I believe it is mentioned that Hisao does not have to attend Physical Education classes?

I understand his condition is fairly serious in that he could die if he over exerts himself or gets hit in the chest but in a school designed for disabled students, surely the Physical Education lessons would be tailored to various disabilities of the students?
I can appreciate if some of the students with things like narcolepsy or blindness are completely unable to participate, but wouldn't the Nurse be encouraging Hisao to do some light exercise like running?

And is it ever mentioned what he does while everyone else is doing Physical Education?

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Re: Ask!

Post by tommo1982 » Sun Jan 27, 2013 2:09 pm

ewx wrote:
Aura wrote:There is, but I don't think it's mentioned anywhere instory. 3-1 is a class for deaf students. All their lessons are in sign language. Shizune has elected to attend a "mixed" class.
Is 3-4 just for students with missing limbs or is it just coincidence that both Emi and Rin are in that class? I'm guessing there's no class 3-5 or anything?

Also, somewhere in the story I believe it is mentioned that Hisao does not have to attend Physical Education classes?

I understand his condition is fairly serious in that he could die if he over exerts himself or gets hit in the chest but in a school designed for disabled students, surely the Physical Education lessons would be tailored to various disabilities of the students?
I can appreciate if some of the students with things like narcolepsy or blindness are completely unable to participate, but wouldn't the Nurse be encouraging Hisao to do some light exercise like running?

And is it ever mentioned what he does while everyone else is doing Physical Education?
The Head Nurse actually does encourage Hisao to exercise, for own benefit. It's early in the game and you can't avoid the scene. I'm surprised you didn't notice it. I don't recall Physical Education mentioned anywhere in the game, apart from the Nurse encouraging Hisao to do jogging with Emi.

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Re: Ask!

Post by ewx » Sun Jan 27, 2013 2:38 pm

tommo1982 wrote: The Head Nurse actually does encourage Hisao to exercise, for own benefit. It's early in the game and you can't avoid the scene. I'm surprised you didn't notice it. I don't recall Physical Education mentioned anywhere in the game, apart from the Nurse encouraging Hisao to do jogging with Emi.
Misunderstanding here due to my poor wording.

I meant that if the nurse excused Hisao from Physical Education, it seems a bit odd to be encouraging him to exercise outside of the time he could easily be using for light exercise.

I'm not even sure if Physical Education is mentioned at all or whether it's entirely in my imagination, which is entirely possible and likely.

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Re: Ask!

Post by Brogurt » Sun Jan 27, 2013 5:04 pm

It's probably a liability issue, where the school would be responsible if they made him exercise and he had a heart attack, whereas they would be less responsible if they just told him to and the same happened.

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Re: Ask!

Post by Mirage_GSM » Sun Jan 27, 2013 6:21 pm

No guessing in this thread!
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Re: Ask!

Post by StudyOfWumbology » Sun Jan 27, 2013 7:44 pm

Another question:

Have any of the writers for KS worked on other projects after this release? If so can you name any please?
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Re: Ask!

Post by Aura » Mon Jan 28, 2013 6:31 am

StudyOfWumbology wrote:Another question:

Have any of the writers for KS worked on other projects after this release? If so can you name any please?
Yes, most of us have. And no, they're not public. Well, except Hivemind wrote a bit about his comic idea on his blog. http://thehivemindwrites.tumblr.com/pos ... -new-thing
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