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#1376 by Altarius
2023-02-07 at 06:35
< report >@1374
As a user I'd rather have *some* picture
Well, I'd rather not. As for starless - all the other images are 256x300, but the protag's one is 140x215. And it was taken from some H-scene with a weird expression, bringing a dissonance to the other entries.
Surely, we need some restrictive guild lines about this.
#1377 by Marc402
2023-02-09 at 19:25
< report >Should titles be added for trial/ partial English releases, especially unofficial ones? This VN has an English title even though the only release is an unofficial English release that's marked as a trial and translates only a few days. The release itself is just called a 'teaser' and it was released over a decade ago, so it's likely never going to be completed.

It's okay to remove the titles for these entries, right? After all, anyone who even translated a tiny chunk of the VN could get their title added if this was allowed.
#1378 by desann
2023-02-28 at 00:45
< report >Could someone please unlock Kenbishi Seika? I want to add sometraits, but it is locked for editing. Not sure where to better ask for it.Last modified on 2023-02-28 at 00:45
#1379 by Ileca
2023-02-28 at 04:01
< report >Done.
#1380 by JackDBS
2023-02-28 at 04:37
< report >Can Dragon Knight 4 be unlocked? It's been 2 months since the lock and the edit war was already resolved by the time the lock was placed.
#1381 by Altarius
2023-03-05 at 09:21
< report >I have a question about descriptions. For me a description should state who the character is at the beginning of the story, and not what he does throughout that very story.
For example, this edit (spoilers to Ikusa Megami Zero) looks perfect for me, removing all the redundant information. On the other hand, Haishera is an example of rather bad description filled with unnecessary infodumping. Am I wrong?
#1382 by beliar
2023-03-05 at 12:35
< report >Yes, you are absolutely right. I'm not sure why some editors want to add plot events to the character profiles. It bloats the profiles and even unintentionally spoilers the game. In the Haishera profile at least he whole spoiler thing should be removed.Last modified on 2023-03-05 at 12:37
#1383 by Mrkew
2023-03-05 at 13:11
< report >
Other names this character is known by, such as nick names used by other characters within the story, or names appearing in the supplemental sources provided by the developer. Since this field does not have any option to hide spoilers, you shouldn't include spoilery names here. It is possible to mention such aliases with a spoiler tag in the description.
But I'm all for adding option for spoiler names and spoiler aliases, which should be easily done when spoiler sex is a feature.Last modified on 2023-03-05 at 13:12
#1384 by Ninius
2023-03-22 at 08:32
< report >Why are some characters' names translated in the romanization field when there's no English translation for the vn? For example School Principal (God). This seems rather common. Is this how it's supposed to be or should the names just be romanized as everything else?
#1385 by beliar
2023-03-22 at 09:39
< report >Names should obviously be romanized, but if a char name contains some sort of title, position or profession, it should be translated if possible.
#1386 by carri-mihome
2023-04-05 at 15:39
< report >What tag/trait, if any, to use in case of a visual novel where the protagonist is based on a real person, except it's their fursona?
#1387 by beliar
2023-04-05 at 16:04
< report >It doesn't matter if it's a fursona or not (and by Gods, I learn something new every day on the internet), Role > Based on a Real Person would still be an applicable trait. Protagonist Based on Real Person for the tag.
#1388 by carri-mihome
2023-04-07 at 00:23
< report >Question regarding v26504.
There's been apparent radio silence on the planned full game for several years now (not even the announced after-jam polish update for the demo happened), and the jam demo available is a self-contained "what if" side story (two possible love interests from the planned full game befriending each other, developing romantic feelings, being useless lesbians about it, and finally getting together, the end; about 90 minutes of reading). The only information available about the planned game is a single sentence; the cover, screenshots, and the rest of description is about the jam story.

Can I modify the entry so it's about the jam story as a complete release, with a note in the description that's it's a side story to the planned/unreleased game?
#1389 by masturbator
2023-05-01 at 23:38
< report >There's a character I want to create an entry for, but we are never told or shown the reading of her name.

It's a teacher called 皆川 in Fukushuu ~Ryoujoku no Yaiba~. I reached 100% CG and completed all the endings but didn't hear anyone pronounce her name. The only person who calls her by name is the protagonist, but he's not voiced.

Should I add her with the Japanese name alone (leaving the Latin field blank)?
#1390 by Ileca
2023-05-02 at 02:36
< report >That would be the way to do it imo but no, it's not how it's been done. What we do is make up names based on the most common usage. In this case 皆川 should be romanized as Minagawa.
#1391 by Ezezin
2023-05-04 at 17:58
< report >Jingai Makyou is a very early demo of Jingai Makyou.

I really don't think a separate entry should exist for a demo that have a full release, even if it ends up being something completely different. I mean, early demos tend to be like that since games are still in development.

Probable reference used for the creation of that entryLast modified on 2023-05-04 at 17:59
#1392 by beliar
2023-05-04 at 18:00
< report >Yeah, a game can change a lot after the release of the demo. Moreover, the demo might even have content that is not present in the full game. I don't think a separate entry is needed either.
#1393 by fernand
2023-05-04 at 20:48
< report >Its not an official product, the company that released it wasn't Nitro+. The demo content is different in numerous ways. If the demo was also made by Nitro+ than it would make sense.
#1394 by edo-nagori
2023-05-04 at 20:56
< report >Hello, I'm the one who translated the game and helped with the creation of the entry. I actually did consider maybe they should be the same entry for a bit, but here's why I ultimately disagree with that assessment. The studio is entirely different, not only that but Norimitsu, the scenario writer, is the only member of the team that stayed on when Nitro+ picked it up. The staff is completely different. There are other entries of earlier versions of the same work existing on VNDB, Both versions of Dies Irae for example. Also Sparach Zarathustra had a mostly different writing staff and a different script, and is allowed to be it's own separate entry. Similarly the staff here is also entirely different from the final staff, save for the lead writer.Last modified on 2023-05-04 at 21:12
#1395 by double-eyepatch
2023-05-04 at 20:57
< report >@1392
This demo was developed by a completely separate team, only Norimitsu remained when the project was taken over by Nitroplus. From the development materials present in the demo's dev notes segment, the game was planned to be almost completely different. Having the demo in the final release's entry would also be sort of misleading due to the stark difference between the two. This isn't a case of just the demo having content not present in the full game, it's a case of the product fundamentally changing between versions and teams.
#1396 by beliar
2023-05-04 at 21:05
< report >Yeah, okay, mayhap you are right. The different team with mostly different members does lend credibility that the game should maybe be separate.
#1397 by carri-mihome
2023-05-21 at 19:09
< report >Does the following scene count as Off Screen Sex Only, Sexual Innuendo or both?

The love interest is lying in bed in lingerie CG + "... we begin to kiss and so much more tonight. It looks like I managed to get the third date situation, after all." narration, followed by a fade to black.
#1398 by DrOctapus
2023-05-22 at 14:15
< report >It certainly seems like Off Screen Sex, but the tag requires that all Sex Scenes on the novel are Off Screen. If that is the case, I would wager it is safe to apply it.

Sexual Innuendo seems to be a good fit to, given the first half of the tag's descreption: "it has one or more sexual scenes that do not appear graphically or described in minute detail, but are still there". That appears to describe precisely the scene you mention.Last modified on 2023-05-22 at 14:16
#1399 by Mutsuki
2023-05-22 at 16:32
< report >What happens when a character's voice is replaced? I've got a live gacha game where a voice actress was completely swapped out. Do I just replace the heroine's old voice with the new or just add as a new cast member with a note saying pre XXX patch and post XXX patch voice actress?
#1400 by beliar
2023-05-22 at 16:42
< report >I think the latter approach is correct, as it provides more information.