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#2851 by trickzzter
2019-08-06 at 03:23
Video translation: r57913
Publisher: Rika Os'minozhkina
#2852 by trickzzter
2019-08-09 at 02:10
r62611 dupe of r65401
I haven't noticed that Russian version has been added as a single-language release.
#2853 by trickzzter
2019-08-09 at 07:01
Damn, I did it again. :/
r65405 dupe of r65393Last modified on 2019-08-09 at 07:04
#2854 by trickzzter
2019-08-09 at 18:03
r47680 dupe of r25042
It doesn't look like Steam version is any different from regular download version. Same engine, same languages, same publisher, same age rating. The only difference is release date.

And there is no need for the Early Access version anymore r36834. It became a regular download version.Last modified on 2019-08-09 at 18:07
#2855 by trickzzter
2019-08-11 at 05:19
r43159 dupe of r38113
The only difference is release date.
#2856 by trickzzter
2019-08-11 at 17:30
r44196 dupe of r46374

The game has two Steam store pages, but both games are exactly the same. link
#2857 by trickzzter
2019-08-12 at 01:59
r36824 dupe of r21452
At some point it was called "otome version", but there is no other version. The yuri version has been canceled a long time ago. link
#2858 by trickzzter
2019-08-12 at 09:20
The website id dead. But there is a bilingual version on Steam. r39849
#2859 by delusionparadox
2019-08-12 at 16:35
link and link are dupes. Delete the second one though, as the release date is incorrect. I'll add a missing detail to the first.
#2860 by beliar
2019-08-12 at 17:24
@2859: Not dupes r56179.19. Just a shortcoming of how the VNDB treats the additions of new languages. I sincerely hope a new system will be created one of these days.
#2861 by hoshii-san
2019-08-13 at 08:02
r35640 r45272 discontinued projects. delete pls
#2862 by nekonekogirl
2019-08-13 at 11:35
The JP Wiki article for CanCan Bunny says Kojima Satomi is an alias of Kodama Satomi
#2863 by lunaterra
2019-08-13 at 21:03
r65472 dupe of r64035, they're just the same build on different websites
#2864 by delusionparadox
2019-08-14 at 12:22
Made another entry for a certain "ryo" whose identity was uncertain until I found an old tweet, unified the credits under the previously existent entry for "ryo" so this one is redundant now.
#2865 by hoshii-san
2019-08-15 at 13:39
r57714 r58162 no patch existence.
#2866 by fuukanou
2019-08-15 at 15:39
r62752 - It's just a digital store bundle of three games, none of which are exclusive to the bundle.
#2867 by donkeyskin
2019-08-16 at 07:29
Geeky Obsession, Amitte Sukku these translators have producer pages but they don't even have one completed project.Last modified on 2019-08-16 at 07:29
#2868 by 707
2019-08-16 at 14:43
Fraise of Fraise

didnt check beforehand, oops
#2869 by beliar
2019-08-16 at 17:11
@2865: r57714 actually seems to have been released.

@2867 and possibly a question to Yorhel too: Geeky Obsession seems to have had some of the translations published in text form on their website. At least I can see existing links using the Wayback machine, but I cannot open the links anymore. For example here is the page for r61956.

However, the group has been accused of plagiarizing most of their works from other translation groups. Read about that more here: link, though Google is full of links regarding that particular drama. As a consequence the group has shut down.

Frankly I don't know what to do, because it seems those three TBA translations currently on the db had at least partial text translations published, though how much of that was their own work is questionable, as it seems of the two translators working for the group one was plagiarising things while the other one was genuinely translating.

And even if we decide to keep the group and its projects, I have no idea how to date the partials, as the actual links are all dead...
#2870 by yorhel
2019-08-16 at 18:02
I'm still on the fence regarding text translations in the first place and with these not being available anymore, not going to be finished and being of questionable sourcing, I see no problem with deleting the lot.

Generally speaking, plagiarism doesn't disqualify a release entry in the database, but a producer entry would depend on how much value they have added (e.g. proper packaging in patch-form might be good enough, but just rebranding and leaking/republishing wouldn't).
#2871 by amittesukku
2019-08-17 at 11:39
Just noticed the changes, so I'd like to fill in.

I was about to support Geeky Obsession, but now I'm not sure how to feel about this, so I'd just like to apologize for giving the mods more unnecessary work. I trusted their work to be original and updated often enough to be considered TBA releases.

As for the Amitte Sukku entry... I admit, I planned to publish some translations of my own, but that has since changed. Never expected anyone to dig deep enough to find that. And I also didn't want to ask for removal myself, because I was afraid of backlash. Again, I am sorry for making more work out of it and I won't be making any more changes like that unless I'm confident enough to do so.


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