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  2. Data extraction thread

    Use GarBro, just read the previous post
  3. I went to high school for one day. Found out the school was delinquent central. And half the bullies which tormented me during the bus trips before were going to this school too.... I never went to high school again. Probably the greatest decision I ever made in my life. ....... my school life (and my entire life in general) would make for a boring Visual Novel ps, I got my education via other means.
  4. Tbh I really want to use desktop PC but sadly every week I need to stay in 2 different places so If I use desktop PC kinda hassle to move it around. I might buy/make desktop PC in near future but not now I think. Thanks for the information about fluid bearing fans
  5. Today
  6. Unless my memory fails me, you need to finish all other routes before you can do Mitoko's.
  7. Ahahahahahaha, you're not wrong about that. I recently graduated college, so I've began thinking that without classes and stuff, it feels really weird reading the stories of people who are supposedly "in the height of their youth" and stuff being in high school and stuff. Consuming stories like these makes me think back to my time in high school and makes me ask myself, "Why are their experiences so colorful and stuff when I just toiled over my 12 hour schedule and bulky assignments?" I sorta realized the answer to that at some point, but I find myself still wondering about that every now and then. In a way, it makes me feel lonely and sorta sad that I didn't make as much of my time back then like what these people are doing in these stories. But the feelings don't stop there. If anything, loneliness that comes up from memories of high school almost always comes up with vague nostalgia for me, regardless of being able to directly relate with the events in the story or not. I guess it's because more than 'making use of my experiences to the highest extent', I've began to realize that at some point in time I've worked as hard as they have for a certain goal, bantered with my friends so much that it made my stomach hurt, and grieved over something that I deem trivial these days. And that makes me feel good even if just a little, knowing that at some point, I was also living my own kind of story to the utmost extent that I can manage to. The loneliness ceases to come from not being able to live life to the fullest, instead coming from a sort of yearning for those times that have passed. But hey, I also use it as leverage to launch myself forward! If I haven't managed to do my best for the days that have already passed, then I'll do it for the coming days in the future! If I did live my days to the fullest ever since those times, then I'll continue doing so, even if the days currently feel stagnant! If it happened in the past, then I'm sure I can make it happen again. HS settings do make you yearn for those colorful experiences, but they also remind you that you can have those experiences, even as early as high school! Better late than never, you know! I hope you find these stories to be ones that remind you of good memories as you gain more years on you.
  8. I feel a bit shafted that you didn’t mention me. 😂 @Plk_Lesiak, but seriously though, what’s your native tongue? Because you should be a translator. Hell, I could set you up at the one of few studios I work at. Or I can hire you myself to “edit” my VN into your native tongue. Of course, you have to familiar with Renpy and if you’re offering your services for free, I think translating a small kinetic VN is a great start. But if you’re heart is dead set on editing vs translating, then well, it’s get complicated. You see, I had an editor because it can get really murky when you’re charge of vision for MY VN. I don’t wanna sound mean, but whenever I hire an editor, it’s largely for proofreading. No story edits. No style edits. But..... we’re reaching a point in the medium where prose should matter more. Meaning that an author, who puts a comma, in a particular place, is doing so, with intent. Non natives may not get that because the English you learn is “standard” meaning that grammatical mistakes are always a problem but you’re a smart person you would now if a character is doing a particular dialect or this broken run-on sentence without a any punctuation is a James Joyce reference For some larger EVN studios, writers just come up with stuff and the editor is in charge of voice. I am not the biggest fan of that. But in a studio of 20+ people, you kinda need to have a voice that unifies everything. I am surprised that no one else has mentioned this. I just don’t like sending over my voice and then comes back all different.
  9. I graduated High School a few weeks ago, so It's summer vacation and as every summer vacation I try to read as many Visual Novels as possible. Something occurred though, as we know most of the vn settings are set in high school. So, I tried playing the VN but I couldn't bring myself to finish it. It gave me this sad and melancholic feeling that I hope it passes soon or else I won't be able to enjoy them anymore.
  10. The walkthrough is a little bit complicated, I'm on chapter 4 and I seriously want to do only Mitoko but it seems like I've gotten to the Kaya route. Is this by chance or am I supposed to do Kaya first (every route is on a specific order), or am I doing something wrong?
  11. Thank you and the team for the hard work I have seen on other site how hard this company make it game to translate I do have a question if that is cool are you going to translate the append's as well or no and again ty.
  12. Yesterday
  13. There is zero point in commenting on older releases as Sinflower is maintaining the different engines' implementation. If there is a new release, it IS because some engines stopped working. @fhc, r192 update four hours ago.
  14. Effort is important. Correcting typos is quick and easy. Rewriting lines is time-consuming and hard (and often thankless). If you hire an editor and (under)pay them by the word--regardless of the quality of their work--expect them to do as little work as possible.
  15. Please help me to decide which Laptop Fan

    Spend $150 to fix the problem, then remember to buy a desktop PC next time so the fix costs $10. If the original fan failed, it might not be a very good fan. If you're going to spend $150 to fix this, you might as well spend an extra $10 to make sure the fix is permanent. I use fluid bearing fans for their quiet operation and durability.
  16. If you have a visual novel you want to be added to frontsite you can leave a suggestion here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScEb9_4tAFmq4sPag_lh98Mu99s15oGF8iW1U1PnSQDx93wlw/viewform if possible please include VNDB link. otherwise it might be added in due time, but submissions make them get up faster and easier for us.
  17. Seven Reunions Review

    Visual Novel Translation Status (07/13/2019) Good to see that we have another VNTS here (I hope that Decay can keep it up), and as for the drama perhaps it would be better if I'm not delve into it too much. As for this week title, seeing that we have sudden Yotsunoha release in that it'll be dealing with the reunion and some update from Seven Days, I figure that I'll combined both 'reunion' from Yotsunoha and 'seven' from Seven Days (Very obvious) so that we have 'Seven Reunions' as this week VNTS Review. Welcome to this week VNTS Review, and like Decay said compared to 28 announcements back at last week this week is more relaxed, although Yotsunoha release made this week is slightly more lively here. We also have Aokana and Seven Days updates along with Mangagamer's updates, so what I can say is that this week is not too bad here and I'm quite content with the overall updates. Let's see what I can write for this week as well. There's one interesting update from JAST in regard of Majikoi, in that apparently they have some problem for the release later. Namely that they need to remove some of the voices in the VN, although at least they left the main casts (Kazama Family) voices intact. While granted that the JList only list 'Kazama Family fully voiced in Japanese' so that I don't know exactly whether the news is true or not (I may miss the announcement back at JAST's panel), the lack of side characters voice here is surely would made their release here is less complete on top of being redundant. The reason for that is simply because you can just play fan translated version, and I'm certain that there's no complain about voice removal back when Majikoi was released at 2015. Anyway to get more detail about this for now we can only wait for JAST's blog, and hopefully we can get the solution about voice problem there. Almost forget that we also have the update from trap VN thanks to Ryechu, and the current translation progress for that was at 87% translated along with 85% edited. From fan translation we have Eustia was at 72.69% translated with Eustia's chapter was pass 10% mark (13.80%) translated, Miotsukushi Omote was at 86% translated, and we have Rhapsody already have all of the extra contents being translated. For more detail in regard of Rhapsody currently we have ~85% contents of that were already translated, and Chapter 2 is being TLC-ed and in editing along with one third of menu image is already edited. While this is a good milestone for have another Eushully VN being translated, it's still take a lot of time though for the team to do the finishing touch so we don't have any choice here except waiting. Almost forget that we have Asagi Zero was at 85% translated, so more good news for Asagi's fans after Premium Box patch release (Not me though, although I can't help to notice that the female characters there is quite sexy XDD (It's a nukige after all)). Speaking about nukige, we have one release from Cherry Kiss and one announcement from FAKKU. Neither of those were lacking the sex scenes for certain, and the latter was far more disturbing. As for the former, we have our MC goes to the land in which it was ruled by four very big breasted female knight and our MC will have his way to form the harem with the four ruler. You can get the nukige from either at Steam (Perhaps because all of the heroines are adults Valve didn't randomly shot this down) or Cherry Kiss store, and have fun. For the latter, the planned will be at 2020 and the name of the VN is 'Abbadon: Princess of Decay' (I'll just call it Abbadon). As for the premise, we have three male (One of the three is the MC) and three female come to the mansion that was the last place where MC's father visited before disappear, and soon they find some horrifying being. The reason it was disturbing it's because it have BL sex scenes in which it might be not appreciate by most of male here, and not to mention that there's some disturbing sex scenes. While I'll certainly avoid this, I knew that some people may like it so hopefully they can be patient for waiting. As expected Frontwing did have a plan to release Loca Live 2 on Steam, and they already opened the Steam store along with announcing the estimation release month (At August later). Still no word about 18+ patch, but maybe they'll release it at the same time as the main game release time. From Sekai we have Harukuru waiting for Chinese language and the build from the developer, Zombie VN2 was fully edited and currently in engine work, Kemomusu QA is already started, Nanairo release might be delayed to August, and currently they planning thecrelease date for Majokoi (Hopefully in the very near future). Sekai also already revealed their 4th secret project, in which turned out it was Nekogami so at least it's true that their 4th secret project did have catgirl like one of Sekai's employee said (Currently Nekogami was at 70% translated and edited). For the last updates from Sekai, we have four of their AX announcements (Amatsutsumi, Nine episode 3, Bokukotsu FD, and Love Sweet Garnish 2) are already started the translation and the editing translation. Well good luck with the translation work for all of the announcements, and hopefully the release is in the near future (Especially Amatsutsumi and Nine episode 3). As for Mangagamer's updates, we have yet another new secret project dubbed as 'Secret Project 9' so we have three unrevealed projects from them. While granted we wouldn't know what's the 9th secret project is until Mangagamer announce it, and hopefully it'll be at Otakon later. For the roundup of the secret projects, 8th was at past halfway (55%) edited and 9th was at 77% translated. For the rest of the updates, we have Sukehime was past halfway (60%) translated, 02 was halfway translated (Apparently the new script is longer compared to the older one (Don't ask me why Alicesoft chose to release the new script separately instead of combined it with the new version back at 2010), so perhaps 02 here is not so redundant even though story wise it still is), Sideboob 2 was fully edited, WanNyan was at 60% edited, Imopara 3 was finalizing the release build, Ciconia release was planned to be at September later because of the delay (Originally it'll be release ld at Summer Otakon), Mugen Renkan was at 80% translated along with halfway edited, and finally Haretaka was finalizing the release build. For now I'm just glad that Haretaka is almost ready for the release even though Mangagamer may prioritize Maggot Bait release first, and that's all for Mangagamer updates. In regard of Seven Days update, it was already passed the review although apparently Fruitbat was told by Valve to add mature label on Seven Days for the unknown reason. What I can say is that I would prefer them to add the label in order to have Steam randomly shot down Seven Days, although the decision is still up to Fruitbat though. In any case, hopefully with Seven Days pass Steam review we can expect the release in the near future. For one more KS update, we also have Aokana in which currently they gather 73,170 euro out of 80,000 euro in order to fulfill the 8th stretch goal with two weekd left. The reason I report the funding again is because the recent update, in that if the funding reach 80,000 euro they'll add Switch port and more importantly they'll add Sanoba's features (ie Music Gallery, Sprite Review, and ability to skip the chapter). While the latter two is very nice addition, the first one is very important addition to Aokana because it's initial version didn't have it. Granted that there's some VN that didn't have Music Gallery (Such as Muv Luv Alternative), but I think it should be at least standard feature for any modern VN. I hope that Nekonyan will add the feature if the stretch goal is fulfilled, and once again good luck to Aokana's KS. This week biggest release is obviously Yotsunoha, in which it was released at the same time when Sol Press launch their own store. As for the release time, it should be obvious that they released it back at 13th instead of when they have panel at AX. About the shop itself, I think Sol Press decided to make it after Steam banned Yotsunoha so at least it's good that Sol Press decided that they can't really depend on Steam all the time (They already work together with Denpasoft and Fakku from back at AX). As for Yotsunoha itself, like I said above it's about reunion. Or to be more precise it's about our MC who made a promise at three years ago together with his four female friends for going to met up at a certain place where they bury the time capsule, and that they'll tell what's happening in the years when they separated. Of course seeing that this is an old charage, the MC here will date one of his four childhood friend. Another thing to note that this VN got anime adaptation, so at least Yotsunoha here is quite well known. Once again since Steam banned Yotsunoha here, you can get the VN legally at Sol Press shop itself and the 18+ patch is available for free at Panty Press. Have fun for plaing Yotsunoha the/0e if you've been interested with. That's all for this week VNTS Review, albeit very belated one. See you next week.
  18. I'm not seeing any of the scenes that should be restored. I don't even see the a selection for Ahegao after story.Then again, I'm using the steam version so it's probably been butchered. If anyone else has been having this problem and has a way to resolve it, I'd appreciate the insight
  19. Job available for visual novel game studio

    You’re looking for a dev? *raises head* I’m Happiness+, nice to meet you. I agree with @Plk_Lesiak, I am the resident dev around these parts. Maybe I am wrong on that. However, Fuwa is more for the fandom associated with VNs. Not really creating VNs. You will have better luck on Lemma or the devtalk discord. https://discord.gg/KhxwFxb https://twitter.com/Happine27386045
  20. Alright, I've added the updated UI elements to the patch.
  21. Summer 2019 Anime Discussion

    I went and watched this based on this recommendation. I was... surprised? The impression you gave me was that it'd be quite funny, but it wasn't really that. It was more like it was consistently amusing, and the main character has immense potential to be interesting. I agree on the VA and character design, though. Edit: The mum anime -- I was going to watch it due to how they did the eyes (I'm one of the few who prefers cartoon eyes to anime eyes), as they're a bit closer to cartoonish, but it turned out to have a few other interesting things. First, Satomi Arai voices a character, which can only mean greatness. Secondly, the mum does seem to have some mum characteristics, such as taking a bag (presumably full of stuff to take care of her child), not really understanding most of the terminology, and being devastated at the possibility of not being liked by her son.
  22. For some odd reason, mine aren't working either. They're working perfectly fine recently, too. I'm using r190.
  23. Fate/Grand Order

    Rolled the GSSR, got Proto Arthur. Well, at least he's new and limited! Did purely Tamamo-Kiyohime buildings last year, so I'll try doing the other two options for each project this year! It'll be fun looking at the end product for the islands, hehe.
  24. What are you playing?

    Started playing KoiChoco. Was initially interested in it because of how beautiful the art was, but was a bit weirded out with the combination of themes in its title. I've been reading for around three hours, so I haven't gone far enough to really get into depth with any of the story elements. Yaoi sticks.
  25. Fate/Grand Order

    Unfortunately, I don't think Santa Alter will be available anymore (at least not in the foreseeable future), as the events that you could get her in have long since passed.
  26. Tried r184. Google doesn't seem to work. Yandex works okay though.
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