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    Freestyle80 got a reaction from adamstan in Any Audio Tracks You HAD to Mute?   
    Chisato from Koichoco, rather fall off a cliff than listen to her rambling on 
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    Freestyle80 reacted to Clephas in Favorite Romance Pairing   
    While I'm fine with yuri on occasion, my preference is for the standard relationship types (female dominant or male dominant is fine).  Generally speaking, I don't have a strong attachment to romance as a plot element in general, though... so if there are no h-scenes, I can even play shounen ai, lol.
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    Freestyle80 reacted to Clephas in Japanese politicians are reviewing censorship law   
    There is a phenomenon that a lot of people don't account for... the fact that a large portion of eroge players can't get it up for uncensored material.  The mosaics become more sexy than the underlying artwork *Clephas happens to be one of these*
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    Freestyle80 reacted to Narcosis in feng is filing for bankruptcy   
    Plenty of studios went down under as of late; Feng isn't the only one. Point is, Feng has never achieved any sort of a success and their games were completely unremarkable so it's not much of a loss, as harsh as it sounds.
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    Freestyle80 got a reaction from Seraphim88 in Aokana Release by Nekonyan [UPDATED]   
    When Aokana physical was being funded or even when a release date was announced I wasnt really that excited about it, not sure why but maybe I thought the FC stuff would just be stupid (and maybe the anime played a part in it). Was far more excited about the following release Hello Lady as it was from the creators of Comyu.
    Man I was wrong, this was a solid 9/10 read. Buying this was the best decision I've made, its been a long time since I've binged a VN all weekend long plus the public holiday even. I'd give that score for the common route+Misaki's route alone but they went even further by putting in effort in the 'side' routes Rika and Mashiro as well. Asuka's one wasnt half-bad as well, even though I dont really like her personality too much it was a fun read. 
    spirte's art is fantastic, Koichoco's one was already pretty good and unique and this improved on it even further. The music and sound effects during the FC parts went a long way into making me enjoy those parts. I hardly skipped a line (and in Misaki's case even read her h-scenes lel) which means the writing was top-notch.
    I get that sprite probably put too much time into developing this leading to losses and their eventual 'downfall' but atleast they were able to produce such a masterpiece.
     
    It was so good I probably wouldnt mind re-reading it once the "perfect" patch comes out but I do hope they make it easy to get to the 'new' content. Misaki def needed a bit more SoL stuff as I've mentioned previous
     
    Also, lastly thanks Nekonyan for actually localizing this. I thought this would never get picked up after all the google drive fiasco from years ago . I hope they pick up ImaImo as well, thats the only one left from sprite that needs a translation (and maybe localize Koichoco too ;D)
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    Freestyle80 got a reaction from Seraphim88 in Aokana Release by Nekonyan [UPDATED]   
    When Aokana physical was being funded or even when a release date was announced I wasnt really that excited about it, not sure why but maybe I thought the FC stuff would just be stupid (and maybe the anime played a part in it). Was far more excited about the following release Hello Lady as it was from the creators of Comyu.
    Man I was wrong, this was a solid 9/10 read. Buying this was the best decision I've made, its been a long time since I've binged a VN all weekend long plus the public holiday even. I'd give that score for the common route+Misaki's route alone but they went even further by putting in effort in the 'side' routes Rika and Mashiro as well. Asuka's one wasnt half-bad as well, even though I dont really like her personality too much it was a fun read. 
    spirte's art is fantastic, Koichoco's one was already pretty good and unique and this improved on it even further. The music and sound effects during the FC parts went a long way into making me enjoy those parts. I hardly skipped a line (and in Misaki's case even read her h-scenes lel) which means the writing was top-notch.
    I get that sprite probably put too much time into developing this leading to losses and their eventual 'downfall' but atleast they were able to produce such a masterpiece.
     
    It was so good I probably wouldnt mind re-reading it once the "perfect" patch comes out but I do hope they make it easy to get to the 'new' content. Misaki def needed a bit more SoL stuff as I've mentioned previous
     
    Also, lastly thanks Nekonyan for actually localizing this. I thought this would never get picked up after all the google drive fiasco from years ago . I hope they pick up ImaImo as well, thats the only one left from sprite that needs a translation (and maybe localize Koichoco too ;D)
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    Freestyle80 reacted to MFrost in Aokana Release by Nekonyan [UPDATED]   
    I definitely wanted more SoL moments between Misaki and Masaya. Like, you know Mashiro just FLIPPED out when she found out they were dating, and I would've loved to see Misaki try and introduce Masaya to her grandma, and just having more interactions with her, similar to the anime, especially since she's a big part of Misaki's life.
    Honestly, similar to some of the heroines in Majikoi (which I loved too) I would happily re-read Misaki's route, and once again when that patch comes out for her, that's how much I enjoyed their interactions and struggle, and getting back on their feet.
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    Freestyle80 got a reaction from Seraphim88 in Aokana Release by Nekonyan [UPDATED]   
    While Rika's route was really good, Mashiro's route was a bit boring and Asuka's seem ok so far (havent finished it), Misaki's route is leaps and bounds better than anyone else's. Just the dynamic she has with Masaya, the jokes they make, the way they train
    Loved her development in FC as well as she went from completely giving up to being a top contender. Just a bit sad they skipped out a bit on the SoL stuff like maybe it took Masaya a bit longer to convince her to come back or meeting her grandma or maybe someone from the club finding them out on a date during the summer period.
    Also this time we know who's the mysterious masked person that sprite always likes to put in their titles, spoilers for that
    Its also good to see side characters like Shirase and Shion get so much exposure, makes the world filled alive and not just constrained between the MC and his heroines
    I can see why this VN won awards in 2014, i know sprite says its not profitable but thats hard to beleive when they barely release anything, like doing 1 title every 2 years is not even close to enough. There was probably some internal issues that we'll never know about. Maybe one day we'll get something extra for Aokana . 
    Wonder what extra scenes Misaki gets in the PS4 stuff though, probably a date? Hope they release that soon and hope its something we can easily access 
    To end my post, are we sure Asuka is the 'true' heroine?  Glad they didnt skimp out on Misaki's route because of that, it was like Shinonome's one in Koichoco to be honest but probably even better
     
    Read it asap
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    Freestyle80 got a reaction from Seraphim88 in Aokana Release by Nekonyan [UPDATED]   
    While Rika's route was really good, Mashiro's route was a bit boring and Asuka's seem ok so far (havent finished it), Misaki's route is leaps and bounds better than anyone else's. Just the dynamic she has with Masaya, the jokes they make, the way they train
    Loved her development in FC as well as she went from completely giving up to being a top contender. Just a bit sad they skipped out a bit on the SoL stuff like maybe it took Masaya a bit longer to convince her to come back or meeting her grandma or maybe someone from the club finding them out on a date during the summer period.
    Also this time we know who's the mysterious masked person that sprite always likes to put in their titles, spoilers for that
    Its also good to see side characters like Shirase and Shion get so much exposure, makes the world filled alive and not just constrained between the MC and his heroines
    I can see why this VN won awards in 2014, i know sprite says its not profitable but thats hard to beleive when they barely release anything, like doing 1 title every 2 years is not even close to enough. There was probably some internal issues that we'll never know about. Maybe one day we'll get something extra for Aokana . 
    Wonder what extra scenes Misaki gets in the PS4 stuff though, probably a date? Hope they release that soon and hope its something we can easily access 
    To end my post, are we sure Asuka is the 'true' heroine?  Glad they didnt skimp out on Misaki's route because of that, it was like Shinonome's one in Koichoco to be honest but probably even better
     
    Read it asap
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    Freestyle80 reacted to Formlose Gestalt in Aokana Release by Nekonyan [UPDATED]   
    I have heard nowhere that they declared bankruptcy!
    In the article that Seraphim88 quoted it states "The official Twitter account for the sprite company revealed on Sunday that the company will cease operations at the end of March, and its "sprite STORE" online store will also close at the same time." Cease operations is not a bankruptcy. In another article it is state that they halted operations.
    So their financial situation was never so dire that they had to declare bankruptcy instead they decided to stop and sell their brand (Sprite) and the rights to their games. What is left open for interpretation is if they made a loss with Aokana and decided to stop or if they thought that the profit of Aokana was to small for the effort that they put in and considering the trend for the Vn industry (declining) they decided to stop before they make a loss. But I guess it matter little in the grand scheme of things.
    Here are link to the arcticles I am referring to:
    https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2019-02-11/aokana-game-maker-sprite-halts-operations-at-end-of-march/.143245
    https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2018-06-26/aokana-game-maker-sprite-halts-operations/.133419
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    Freestyle80 got a reaction from Seraphim88 in Aokana Release by Nekonyan [UPDATED]   
    Surprised with all the Monster Hunter references, I just bought World a few weeks ago so I appreciate them now 
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    Freestyle80 got a reaction from yelsha57 in Mangagamer and Minori News(?) to be announced soon   
    Its just Ef titles coming to steam
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    Freestyle80 got a reaction from Plk_Lesiak in Maggot Baits to be released Oct 24th   
    Hot on the heels after fixing payment issues, been a long wait for this lol
     
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    Freestyle80 got a reaction from adamstan in Aokana Release by Nekonyan [UPDATED]   
    Y'know the FC part of the VN isnt as boring as i'd thought. Could be the way they transition the visuals and explain the match, makes it somewhat interesting. Good balance between the serious stuff and SoL stuff as well
     
    I'm only in Episode 4 tho
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    Freestyle80 got a reaction from Mr Poltroon in The Version of OniiKiss released tuesday was bugged   
    100 of them can tell them whatever they want as long as they are selling and hitting their target goals they wont bother with the “feedback” from the loudest minority 
     
    How do u know they wont receive even more complaints if they act on those feedback? Stop assuming so many things
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    Freestyle80 reacted to Dergonu in The Version of OniiKiss released tuesday was bugged   
    This take always makes me facepalm. By this logic nothing should be translated at all, as the voiced lines will always differ from the translation. If you understand the voiced lines, what are you doing reading a translation instead of the original. 
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    Freestyle80 got a reaction from Plk_Lesiak in Maggot Baits to be released Oct 24th   
    Hot on the heels after fixing payment issues, been a long wait for this lol
     
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    Freestyle80 got a reaction from kokoro in New Sol Press Release Onii❤️Kiss on Sep 24th   
    Well that was out of the blue
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    Freestyle80 got a reaction from kokoro in New Sol Press Release Onii❤️Kiss on Sep 24th   
    Well that was out of the blue
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    Freestyle80 got a reaction from yelsha57 in Mangagamer and Minori News(?) to be announced soon   
    Uh your guess is as good as mine, should be interesting tho 
    Minori's recent releases are not that good tho
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    Freestyle80 got a reaction from yelsha57 in Farther Than the Blue Sky(HareTaka)Delayed by Mangagamer   
    After SukiSuki was wondering if they'd ever release this but I guess they'll try, along with having issues with their payment gateway Mangagamer announced that HareTaka will be delayed.
    Well hopefully they fix their payment thing and its out before the end of the year or earlier.
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    Freestyle80 got a reaction from yelsha57 in Farther Than the Blue Sky(HareTaka)Delayed by Mangagamer   
    After SukiSuki was wondering if they'd ever release this but I guess they'll try, along with having issues with their payment gateway Mangagamer announced that HareTaka will be delayed.
    Well hopefully they fix their payment thing and its out before the end of the year or earlier.
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    Freestyle80 got a reaction from yelsha57 in Farther Than the Blue Sky(HareTaka)Delayed by Mangagamer   
    After SukiSuki was wondering if they'd ever release this but I guess they'll try, along with having issues with their payment gateway Mangagamer announced that HareTaka will be delayed.
    Well hopefully they fix their payment thing and its out before the end of the year or earlier.
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    Freestyle80 got a reaction from yelsha57 in Farther Than the Blue Sky(HareTaka)Delayed by Mangagamer   
    After SukiSuki was wondering if they'd ever release this but I guess they'll try, along with having issues with their payment gateway Mangagamer announced that HareTaka will be delayed.
    Well hopefully they fix their payment thing and its out before the end of the year or earlier.
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    Freestyle80 reacted to mitchhamilton in Majokoi aka Witch's Love Diary Release by Sekai Project [UPDATED]   
    i was so confused, i thought you were saying sp got the rights to distribution for majikoi from jast. then i realized i confused majokoi for majikoi again. 
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