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#149 - drmcninja (01/28/2013) [-]
I don't even like anime or manga, and have no regrets about giving into the pressure and just trying it out. Not bad, internet. Not bad.
User avatar #143 - kairuzesu (01/28/2013) [-]
I've been chewed out by many of my friends for calling it a game...apparently it's offensive to refer to it as anything other than a visual novel...

To that I reply with "I wouldn't have downloaded it if I though it was a book!"
User avatar #139 - SonofChuck (01/28/2013) [-]
**** it, I'm just gonna go download this game and see what all the fuss is about.
User avatar #144 to #139 - kairuzesu (01/28/2013) [-]
if you do download it, play it the first time through as how you would honestly answer and react if you were in the character you play as' shoes, it'll make you more engaged in the story and not constantly looking up walkthroughs trying not to **** up the ending you are trying to get
User avatar #147 to #144 - SonofChuck (01/28/2013) [-]
That's how I usually play these kinds of games.
#148 to #147 - kairuzesu (01/28/2013) [-]
alright, then you'll be golden. Have a nice day
User avatar #142 to #139 - occamsrazor (01/28/2013) [-]
and those were this man's last words
User avatar #140 to #139 - Sethorein ONLINE (01/28/2013) [-]
do emi's path first o_o

don't let shizune tempt you, she's a cunt >:|
User avatar #141 to #140 - carrotjezz (01/28/2013) [-]
question do you actually get to chose who you do first? im three hours in and nothing has happened....
User avatar #170 to #141 - Bomard (01/28/2013) [-]
You dont get to choose directly, its more like the choices you make direct you more towards someone then eventually you'll be in their arc. Arc 1 (the beginning) is the stage where you choose a girl. Arc 2 + is just playing that girls arc.
User avatar #155 to #141 - Sethorein ONLINE (01/28/2013) [-]
kind of. You make decisions and the decisions direct your path. For instance, if you push yourself on your run you're almost guaranteed emi's arc
User avatar #237 to #155 - carrotjezz (01/28/2013) [-]
oh ok. i pushed myself XD
#305 to #237 - Sethorein ONLINE (01/28/2013) [-]
GET READY FOR THE BEST TIME OF YOUR LIFE

Also, go out and buy your running gear in advance, you WILL start running by the time you're done.
#136 - plainarcane **User deleted account** (01/28/2013) [-]
I keep wanting to try this game and see what all the fuss is about, but I don't like women so it seems pretty pointless.
User avatar #150 to #136 - ehzio ONLINE (01/28/2013) [-]
You don't have to like women to like the game. It's not about lust and sex, it's about tears and emotions
#138 to #136 - nekky (01/28/2013) [-]
I don't either, but I have played one path so far and absolutely loved it. I guess for us we don't treat it as the character being ourselves as you normally would, and just enjoy the story. I still had epic feels throughout Lily's path.
User avatar #137 to #136 - fedegon (01/28/2013) [-]
Try Shizune's path for the story.
I've heard people like you might like it.
User avatar #135 - flamdrango (01/28/2013) [-]
never played it, but i enjoy seeing how many people who start out against it turn themselves round so quick
#128 - scorrigan (01/28/2013) [-]
it kind of sucks, it's not a game, it's like the books where you pick which path to go and skip to a page, it's awful
User avatar #131 to #128 - techketzer (01/28/2013) [-]
Sorry it's not working for you. You're missing something.
User avatar #124 - smittywrbmnjnsn (01/28/2013) [-]
What...
the **** ...
is...
this game?

Someone please explain so that I don't download it, and get stuck playing it.
User avatar #151 to #124 - kairuzesu (01/28/2013) [-]
I guess I'll help you out.

First, technically it's a visual novel not a game...but that is a minor detail not part of the explanation

Basically it tells the story of your character, who recently discovered he has a heart condition, and is sent to a special school to those with special needs so he can be monitored in case something goes wrong.

Depending on the few choices you get to make it tells a different story, some are short and leave you feeling "what the **** just happened"ey while others are long and leave you conflicted about your choices.

Depending on the story route and what happens there are a couple of sexual encounters that are described. You can disable those scenes, but doing so causes you to miss out on part of the story.

Now as for the appeal. Mainly it's in how well everything is told and how nice the art and animation is. Which is actually kind of funny because it's a game made by people from 4chan...

anyways you don't have to play it if you don't want to, but if you have some time to spare, the average story takes about 3-5 hours to complete if you are on automatic scrolling so it isn't a huge time consumer, and it's free so you won't have to worry about wasting money or pirating it.

Hope some of this is considered useful I guess.
User avatar #160 to #151 - smittywrbmnjnsn (01/28/2013) [-]
Now, it sounds like a hentai title.

It isn't menga-ey, is it?
User avatar #201 to #160 - kairuzesu (01/28/2013) [-]
...it's not exactly hentai...most of the story is just talky...but yes the art is presented in a japanese cartoon/comic art style
User avatar #327 to #201 - smittywrbmnjnsn (01/28/2013) [-]
That's disappointing.
User avatar #174 to #160 - Bion ONLINE (01/28/2013) [-]
Think of it as more of a romance novel, but aimed towards... you.

Romance novels have their very in depth sex scenes. This does too. But seeing as it's a visual novel, it happens to show it with pictures.

It is definitely extremely feely, because every girl has their own problems. Some of them you watch overcome those problems, and some of them are inhibited by them. Each has their own personality, and each one can easily strike your interest more than another.

And when the game describes Hisao's (the character you "play" as) towards one of the girls, it does so in a way that makes YOU feel it, as well. You might not truly be in love with the girl you're trying to be with, but you will definitely know how it feels to be in love with them.
User avatar #326 to #174 - smittywrbmnjnsn (01/28/2013) [-]
I see.
User avatar #127 to #124 - Nullifier (01/28/2013) [-]
That last line makes me not want to explain it to you...
User avatar #129 to #127 - smittywrbmnjnsn (01/28/2013) [-]
FINE!

I didn't want to know anyway.
User avatar #130 to #129 - Nullifier (01/28/2013) [-]
ITS SUCH A GOOD GAME
#122 - TheFreak (01/28/2013) [-]
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User avatar #117 - playapplepie ONLINE (01/28/2013) [-]
"This game is why Internet"

Made me grin
User avatar #115 - atzekatze (01/28/2013) [-]
OK I'm done! Now I'm downloading to see what all this frickin fuss is all about
User avatar #121 to #115 - kidink (01/28/2013) [-]
sag mir danach obs sich lohnt
User avatar #330 to #121 - atzekatze (01/29/2013) [-]
I'm danish, please disregard my german-sounding name. Tschüss ;)
User avatar #331 to #330 - kidink (01/29/2013) [-]
oh okay, i asked u if u could tell me if its worth the download
User avatar #333 to #331 - atzekatze (01/30/2013) [-]
I've downloaded it, but still haven't played it though. Too much to do in Guild Wars 2 right now, with the new patch...
#119 to #115 - voglar (01/28/2013) [-]
Then you can go back to tumblr.
User avatar #329 to #119 - atzekatze (01/29/2013) [-]
The fuk are you talking about?? I really dislike tumblr.. That's for the children of the internet
#110 - anonymous (01/28/2013) [-]
I played Emi on my first playthrough, and her arc was second best IMO. My favorite of all and the first one I intentionally was Lilly. My favorite pretty much goes:

Lilly
Emi
Rin
Hanako
Shizune
User avatar #116 to #110 - thisisanamesir (01/28/2013) [-]
I agree with you. Don't you think Hanako's and Shizune's routes were a little cut short?
#120 to #116 - anonymous (01/28/2013) [-]
They were, but I think that may be because I played the longest ones first. Also, Shizune's route had hardly any choices, as opposed to Rin or Emi.
User avatar #113 to #110 - Tullym (01/28/2013) [-]
I'm surprised, I haven't finished Rin's good ending yet, but I didn't think it would be very good, considering how she acts in the other paths.
#118 to #113 - anonymous (01/28/2013) [-]
Rin's ending felt really off, especially after Emi and Lilly, but I liked it better than Hanako's ending and I didn't like Shizune's entire path.
#103 - HonortheIrish (01/28/2013) [-]
>first time playing Katawa Shoujo
>end up on Shizune's path
> All work and no play makes Hisao a dull boy
> **** this, i'm out.
>Start over
> Emi's route, cause she's cute as ****
>Was not expecting the **** storm of Feels
#335 to #103 - yomommabinshoppin (02/01/2013) [-]
More feelings than hanako? I am too emotionally attached to Hanako right now, but the only thing to help me feel my feelings is with more feelings
User avatar #336 to #335 - HonortheIrish (02/01/2013) [-]
i wasn't feeling the emotional attachment at the time i played Hanako. i gotta go through and play her path again. i have a hard time actually committing and reading everything.
User avatar #236 to #103 - Harmoria (01/28/2013) [-]
My first and only playthrough was Emi. I don't even remember the choices that I made, it just seemed like it was meant to happen that way.
User avatar #100 - draezeth (01/28/2013) [-]
Everyone on FJ seems to get Hanako.

I feel at home.
User avatar #108 to #100 - inflatablewalrus (01/28/2013) [-]
as nice as it feels I don't know whether its a good thing, got my roommate playing it and we're going out for a cig every hour or two and just discussing how weird we must seem, FJ is like a safe place
User avatar #111 to #108 - draezeth (01/28/2013) [-]
4chan loves KS too.
User avatar #114 to #111 - xanatoasty (01/28/2013) [-]
4chan is the reason that game exists
User avatar #133 to #114 - draezeth (01/28/2013) [-]
True!
User avatar #99 - hatergonnatroll (01/27/2013) [-]
Yes, this is why the internet is
User avatar #98 - khzelda (01/27/2013) [-]
where download?
User avatar #107 to #98 - mattmikeman (01/28/2013) [-]
katawa-shoujo.com
Torrent or direct download, the game is free.
User avatar #97 - blokrokker (01/27/2013) [-]
I did Hanako's path to start, got BAD END, which pissed me off. Not because of getting the bad end, but the bad end itself. Hisao did EVERYTHING wrong, and the final 'choice' at the end was like all of Mass Effect 3 rolled into one click of a mouse. You have the option of either taking Lilly's advice, or ignoring her, and either one you pick, he does the same thing, with NO change of text. ******** .
#96 - anonymous (01/27/2013) [-]
So, for those who actually got feels from this game, have you guys ever played or watched sad V/Ns, Animes or Mangas?

Legitimately wondering because I didn't feel anything. To me, it was just a meh game.
User avatar #89 - thedarkestrogue (01/27/2013) [-]
Didn't cry. Thought it was incredibly sad though. Hilarious game too.
#85 - thechosentroll (01/27/2013) [-]
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NO! Every fandom that overdoes it deserves to be hated equaly. Furries, anime fans, avatards, brolans, walking dead fans, bronies and so on got their punishment. You're not gonna get away with it's Katawa ****** . I DEMAND RETRIBUTION! And yes, I played the goddamn game. Got Hanakos' good ending on my first attempt. It's not even that good of a novel. It just makes you spend so much time with the characters that you can't not get emotionally attached to them. That's the only reason you ****** get such strong feels.

My left testacle could write a better story with better pacing. It shall be called "Atleast we won't spend 30 minutes describing a gate to you" by Arthur P. Scrotum.
#102 to #85 - bloopig (01/28/2013) [-]
I've gone through so many more sad stories than this, I've even felt things in shorter times than it took me to clear this game. This was pretty mediocre imo.
#90 to #85 - puccypirateisback **User deleted account** (01/27/2013) [-]
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#91 to #90 - thechosentroll (01/27/2013) [-]
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It's not. My left testacle is an extremely talented writer.
User avatar #92 to #91 - puccypirateisback **User deleted account** (01/27/2013) [-]
I don't doubt you. My right testicle once ran a 40 in 4:20
User avatar #86 to #85 - inflatablewalrus (01/27/2013) [-]
back yourself
User avatar #87 to #86 - thechosentroll (01/27/2013) [-]
Don't make me start slamming my nuts on the keyboard.
User avatar #88 to #87 - inflatablewalrus (01/27/2013) [-]
wish there was a .gif for that. i think
#82 - lunarflare (01/27/2013) [-]
FINE! I'll ******* try it!
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