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    VNs (surprise!), computer hardware, irl books, guitar playing, chocolate; rational debate, Japanese, creative writing, programming.

    I don't do a lot of these regularly (I think I've read one book so far this year, though I read many more net articles), and some interests are things I don't necessarily do much any more (though I did code my VNTS formatter in c...)
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  1. Visual novel with European style drawings

    An Octave Higher and One Small Fire At A Time, both by Indonesian studio Kidalang, don't look that Fapanese.
  2. Hello guys, virgin here

    Worry not, after you meet @VirginSmasher you will soon be free of your virginity. Report to Canada within 24 days, use the code-word "cuckJOP" when ordering your ticket so we can track you. Thank you for flying VirginSmasher airlines!
  3. Long have I watched the bee buzz sadly, bound by the chains of banishment. Let this age of imprisonment end, lest his wings be broken and his works crash to the ground before he manages to sell out. #Ibuzzwithhim #freethebee #unbanyourselfinafriendlymanner
  4. https://vndb.org/v22528
  5. Maki Fes GetVar Error

    Your message implies that you read Kiri's message the wrong way, or wrote yours to imply something you did not want it to. Though maybe with shipping the physical is still cheaper at cons, no clue how much proxy fees + shipping would be
  6. Maki Fes GetVar Error

    I think there's some dude that sells physicals at certain cons but I'm really not sure; digital is definitely more accessible it just has the problem of not working. I also suspect whoever linked dlsite was a bit too enthusiastic about the prospects of getting a new patch version out. Or something. I always thought it was silly not to mention, but didn't want to be rude or whatever to people who did far more work on the project than I did.
  7. Maki Fes GetVar Error

    answer unclear, try again
  8. Maki Fes GetVar Error

    I have no idea if this has been fixed yet but signs point to no, anyway the patch is only compatible with the physical edition and that may or may not be the problem. Don't worry too much about how you acquire it tbh
  9. Biman1 tl is shit confirmed

    On one hand, from a technical standpoint this totally matters. On the other, from a meme standpoint nobody knows what the fuck a dot-space-I is and the effect is very similar. In conclusion, biman totally has double spaces despite it not having double spaces.
  10. Biman1 tl is shit confirmed

    I hail myself (furi: 我が肉棒) on most nights, I recommend others to do the same
  11. extremely detailed tl review here: unironically though my bois were taking screens of like every line and your editors were pretty bad, sorrynotsorry have fun eops
  12. Biman1 tl is shit confirmed

    I'm sure there are legitimate complaints to be had about the biman 1 translation that cummed out today, but who has time for that shit when you see THIS? PLEASE IGNORE THE FACT THAT THIS IS A MEME PATCH WITH THE NAMES WRONG RIGHT (thanks @HMN), THE OTHER TEXT BITS WILL BE THE SAME OKAY. YES THAT'S RIGHT, THAT IS THE MOTHERFUCKING DOUBLE HYPHEN STANDIN FOR A PROPER EM DASH. THIS IS POSSIBLY THE UGLIEST PUNCTUATION SHORTCUT IN EXISTENCE. WHO IN THEIR RIGHT MIND WOULD USE THIS MONSTROSITY RATHER THAN EVEN A TECHNICALLY NOT APPROVED BY LIKE ANY STYLE GUIDE SPACED DASH? THE BIMAN 1 TL IS CONFIRMED SHIT. THANKS FOR COMING TO MY TED TALK ON LIVING IN A MOTHERFUCKING SOCIETY BOTTOM TEXT: UPDATE: MORE CRIMES AGAINST TYPOGRAPHY HAVE BEEN FOUND: BEHOLD THIS RIDICULOUS DOUBLE SPACING:
  13. I agree; toxic attitudes like yours that make people release shit translations definitely need to end.
  14. >staff info hell yeah >professionally approved hell no lul
  15. This article contains major spoilers for Saya no Uta, gratuitous re-interpretation of canon, and probably a lot of words. Be warned. When Saya no Uta first started showing its true colors – when Urobuchi first decided to throw a spanner of Lovecraft into a work that had been entirely plausible as a sci-fi story – I was a bit disappointed. Sure, the old L-C is cool and all, but the whole going mad from the revelation kind of thing never felt right to me. And honestly, don’t you think the “true” ending is kind of unsatisfactory? The aftermath is certainly implied to be a horror by the tone of the novel, but we’re never really shown its effects in detail to let us judge by ourselves. Let me fix that, and give you one heaven of a take. But really though, scale back the layers and think of any magic you see as merely technology you cannot comprehend. How did Ougai contact Saya? Through some kind of communication unknown to current science, accessed by the occult artifacts and knowledge he gathers. The transport of Saya to Earth? Through that same network. Her home planet’s motivation? Efficient spreading of their superior culture throughout the universe – the ends very much justifying the means for the dull, foolish population of the planet we live on. Let us ponder the method: detecting an occult signal is a surefire sign of intelligence, which indicates habitability by an intelligent species; genetic modification of the host species ensures ability to keep unique environmental modifications (though terraforming also occurs). It is also possible that teleportation is only possible through occult conduits, and Transformer probes such as Saya can only be sent if the other side invites them. Modification is also significantly more humane than another viable choice: eradication and founding of a new colony. While it can be argued that some of the humans transformed by the gene-modifying spores released by Saya in the good ending would consider themselves to have “died”, and the transformation process is likely to be distressing (though likely tempered by its relative rapidity in most locales as well as communal development), I cannot agree that the elimination of 7 billion humans through some means is preferable. As for any generations birthed after transformation, there should be no argument that them being of Sayan heritage is preferable to them being human by any sane measure. From Ougai’s notes as well as her own feats, Saya’s intelligence and ability to learn is markedly superhuman. Saya’s species is also sure to be able to create supertechnology far beyond the reach of our current civilization if they are able to precisely teleport anything. There’s only one conclusion: Saya no Uta has only one good ending, and it’s the one where humanity is turned into tentacle monsters from beyond the void. The two others are horrible losses of potential, and we can only hope that a world-conquering probe such as Saya will be summoned to Earth once more, this time to succeed. View the full article
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